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Race and Ethnicity Practice Exam

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What is the term that refers to a shared cultural heritage?
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Brown v. Board of Education ruled that:
All children were receiving an inadequate education in
public schools
The “separate but equal” schools were providing an
adequate education for African American Children.
Children had to attend schools closest to their home.
Racially segregated schools were providing African
American children with an inferior education
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African Americans make up what percent of the US
population?
43.4%
33%
22.4%
12.4%
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What is the term for a socially constructed category composed
of people who share biological traits that society considers
important?

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sexism
race
ethnicity
culture
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What is the term for a group of people who are distinguished
by physical or cultural traits, who are disadvantaged?
race
gender
ethnicity
minority
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This term refers to a rigid and irrational generalization about
and entire category of people.
prejudice
discrimination
racism
scapegoat
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In the US taoday, people of Hispanic descent make up a lower
percent of the population, than African Americans
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Question 1 2 points Save What is the term that refers to a shared cultural heritage? race gender ethnicity minority Question 2 2 points Save Brown v. Board of Education ruled that: All children were receiving an inadequate education in public schools The “separate but equal” schools were providing an adequate education for African American Children. Children had to attend schools closest to their home. Racially segregated schools were providing African American children with an inferior education Question 3 2 points Save 2 points Save African Americans make up what percent of the US population? 43.4% 33% 22.4% 12.4% Question 4 What is the term for a socially constructed category composed of people who share biological traits that society considers important? sexism race ethnicity culture Question 5 2 points Save What is the term for a group of people who are distinguished by physical or cultural traits, who are disadvantaged? race gender ethnicity minority Question 6 2 points Save This term refers to a rigid and irrational generalization about and entire category of people. prejudice discrimination racism scapegoat Question 7 2 points In the US taoday, people of Hispanic descent make up a lower percent of the population, than African Americans True Save False Question 8 2 points Save This theory says that prejudice springs from frustration among people who are themselves disadvantaged. Culture theory Authoritarian personality theory Scapegoat t ...
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