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1. Which of the following is the best example of gender stratification? a. Sally is asked by her boss, Fred, to discuss her annual evaluation over dinner and drinks. b. Betty and Sue are stay-at-home moms because of their personal beliefs in the value of motherhood. c. Women are not permitted to vote, own property, or testify in court in some societies. d. The World Heavyweight Wrestling Champion in the WWE is a man. 2. The nation to which the greatest number of Asian-Americans trace their heritage is China. a. true b. false 3. What did sociologist Christine Williams discover when she studied the work records of men employed in positions traditionally considered women's occupations? a. The men also encountered the "glass ceiling" in their professions. b. The men were more likely to encounter sexual harassment. c. The men climbed a "glass escalator" and were promoted quickly. d. The men were frustrated and usually looked for new jobs within a year. 4. The fact that fewer women than men go to college and that fewer women earn bachelor degrees both demonstrate gender stratification. a. true b. false 5. Horticultural and hunting-gathering societies were more egalitarian and less gender stratified than agricultural and industrial societies. a.True b. false 6. Of the nearly 200 million Americans of European descent, more of them trace their heritage to Germany than to any other European nation. a. true b. false 7. The tendency for people to stereotype ethnic or racial groups that are distinctly different from each other, but have similar characteristics, such as lumping Japanese immigrants together with Chinese and Vietnamese immigrants, is referred to as ________. a. biculturalism b.multiculturalism c. spillover bigotry d.transculturalism 8. During the 1960s, the "second wave" of feminism emerged as larger numbers of women began to work. One contributing factor to this re-emergence of feminism was a. the shift in women's reference group b. women becoming bored with housework c. women wanting the right to vote d. that women became a numerical majority in the U.S. 9. Based on a relativity principle, which statement is most accurate regarding Napoleon Chagnon's experience with the Yanomamo in the rain forests of Brazil? a. Primitive cultures are always deviant when compared to modern cultures. b. In the rain forests of Brazil, the Yanomamo would best be described as the deviants. c. In the rain forests of Brazil, the most obvious deviant was Napoleon Chagnon. d.There is no concept of deviance outside the modern world, therefore neither Chagnon nor the Yanomamo could be considered deviant. 10. What is the major difference between white-collar crime and street crime? a.White-collar crime is an act committed in the course of a legitimate occupation, but street crime is not. b.Street crime is synonymous with victimless crime, while white-collar crime is synonymous with organized crime. c.White-collar crime and street crime are mutually exclusive, meaning no one ever commits both. d.White-collar crime is always a corporate act and street crime an individual act. 11. Which statement is least true ofminority and dominant groups? a.Minority groups include people who are singled out for unequal treatment. b.Minorities have a shared sense of identity and a feeling of "we-ness." c.The dominant group uses its power and prestige to improve society for everyone. d.The dominant group may actually be a numerical minority. 12. The majority of students graduating with a degree in library science are women. Research has shown that this sex-typing of majors is primarily due to ________. a.natural abilities caused by differences in sex b.women's higher levels of empathy c.gender socialization d. the prestige of being a librarian 13. Evidence in a study of Vietnam veterans appears to support the idea that men who have higher levels of testosterone tend to be more aggressive and, as a consequence, have more problems What other factors did the study examine that may also have an effect on male behavior? a.social norms b.social structure c.social class d.social role 14. Switzerland is made up of three separate ethnic groups that have kept their own languages but are peacefully united politically and economically. This pattern of intergroup relations is an example of ________. a. permissible assimilation b. pluralism c.cultural adaptation d.forced assimilation 15. On the first Friday of every month, Joseph stalks elderly women as they find a bank to cash their social security checks. After they leave the bank he snatches their purses, taking the cash. When asked by a fellow thug if he ever had second thoughts about stealing from the elderly, Joseph responded, "Never...these old biddies have money to burn...they'll never miss it. Besides, all they need to do is call the social security office and tell them what happened, and they'll send them another check." What technique of neutralization is Joseph utilizing to maintain a positive self image? A.denial of responsibility B. denial of injury C. denial of victim D.appeal to higher loyalty 16. In population transfer, the dominant group exploits the minority group by assigning members of the group low-paying, menial work. A.True B. False 17. Which of the following statements is least accurate regarding the biological explanation of deviance? A.Genetic dispositions explain juvenile delinquency well, but are ineffective in explaining adult crime. B.Low intelligence is a biological explanation of deviance. C. Some biological explanations, such as the XYY theory, only apply to men and not to women. D.Biological explanations concentrate on defects within the individual, rather than outside the individual. 18. Based on a sociological perspective, the terms race and ethnic group are virtually interchangeable. True OR False

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