AASMidterm2011Key

AASMidterm2011Key - AAS/LIN 250 ! Midterm! ! Name: Last:_,...

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AAS/LIN 250 Midterm Name: Last:____________________, First:____________________ KEY SB ID#:_______________________ Please fll out your name and SB ID# . Make sure to mark 0 iF you have ±orm A, or mark 1 iF you have ±orm B, under the heading 'Day' oF the 'Date oF Birth' section on your Scantron sheet (leFt most column only, under Date oF Birth). PART I : Multiple Choice (Total: 40 points) 1. In which state do most Asian Americans live? a. New York b. CaliFornia c. Hawaii d. Ohio 2. What is the largest Asian community in the U.S.? a. Korean b. Japanese c. Indian d. Chinese 3. What percentage of the NY state population is Asian? a. 6.9% b. 10.3% c. 17% d. 25.4% 4. What can the term “the 1.5 generation” refer to? a. Children who were born in Canada to Asian born parents b. Vietnamese war orphans c. People born in Korea whose Families immigrated when they were young children d. Any of the above 5. Why are second generation Asian Americans sometimes called the “natural born losers”? a. Their family ties have weakened b. They are less frugal than their parents c. They are less hard-working than their parents d. All oF the above 6. Which of the following factors does NOT contribute to high median incomes in Asian American families? a. More earners per family (most family members work) b. Many have family-owned businesses c. They tend to be located in urban centers with high costs of living d. Asian Americans make better investment decisions than other Americans 7. Which Asian American population is the most economically polarized? a. Korean b. Vietnamese c. Chinese d. Japanese 8. In 2000, what percentage of all Asian American marriages were interracial? a. 5% b. 15% c. 31% d. 46% 9. Sojourners are: a. Religious pilgrims b. Temporary migrant workers c. Support for travelers d. Abalone ±shermen 10. How many Chinese resided in the U.S. prior to 1850? a. none b. 43 c. 212 d. 1,460 11. What is the credit ticket system, which allowed many Chinese to immigrate in the 1800s? a. Chinese immigrants would borrow the money For their passage From wealthy Chinese already residing in the U.S. b. Chinese were allowed to immigrate on a lottery system run by the U.S. government c. Chinese immigrants would borrow the money for their passage from the Chinese 1
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government d. Chinese were allowed to immigrate based on credits earned through demonstration of labor skills 12. Which of the following does NOT describe one of the Fve major types of Chinese-American families? a. Old immigrant families b. Professional immigrant families c. Blue-collar families d. New working class families 13. According to the Flm, Another America , why are there few businesses owned by African Americans in Detroit? a. AfFrmative Action
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course AAS 250 taught by Professor Sridhar during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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