Eth 125 Final Exam

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Eth 125 Final Exam

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ETH 125 Final Exam

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Multiple Choice: Highlight or Bold the correct answer to each question.

1.Between the year 2010 and 2050, the proportion of the U.S. population that is Black, Hispanic, Asian, and Native American will likely a.triple.
b.decline.
c.stay the same.
d.increase from 36% to 54%.

2.Which term is used to describe a group that is set apart from others primarily because of its national origin or distinctive cultural patterns? a.social group
b.ethnic group
c.racial group
d.formal group

3.Which term is used by sociologists to describe a group that is set apart from others because of obvious physical differences? a.social group
b.ethnic group
c.racial group
d.formal group

4.Who was the first African American to earn a doctorate from Harvard? a.James Blackwell
b.Franklin Frazier
c.W.E.B. Du Bois
d.William J. Wilson

5.A sociological approach introduced by Howard Becker that attempts to explain why certain people are viewed as deviants and others engaging in the same behavior are not refers to a.contact hypothesis.

b.labeling theory.
c.exploitation theory.
d.exchange theory.

6.In sociology, minority refers to the
a.dominant group.
b.subordinate group.
c.largest group.
d.smallest group.

7.The tendency to assume that one’s culture & way of life are superior to all others is known as a.cultural relativism.
b.discrimination.
c.exploitation.
d.ethnocentrism.
8.Prejudice is
a.a negative attitude, not behavior.
b.aimed at individuals, not groups.
c.negative behavior, not an attitude.
d.based on accurate definitions.

9. The process by which an individual gives up his or her own cultural tradition to become part of a different culture is known as a.amalgamation.
b.pluralism.
c.assimilation.
d.genocide.

10. Pluralism...