Devry SOCS350 final exam
Question 1.1. (TCOs 1, 2, and 8) The dominant group in a society is often referred to as the _____ group, even though it may not have the highest population. (Points : 5)
Question 2.2. (TCOs 1, 2, and 8) A category of people distinguished from the dominant society on the basis of distinctive and identifiable cultural components is called _____. (Points : 5)
an ethnic group
a racial group
Question 3.3. (TCOs 3 and 4) Cultural beliefs that justify particular social arrangements, including patterns of inequality, is/are _____. (Points : 5)
Question 4.4. (TCOs 6 and 7) The process by which immigrant or subgroups gradually adopt the cultural forms of the host culture, often at the expense of their original culture, is _____. (Points : 5)
Question 5.5. (TCO 8) The ability to control one's own life with minimal interference from higher authority is _____. (Points : 5)
Question 6.6. (TCO 8) One's overall position in the stratification hierarchy resulting from the intersecting points of the three major dimensions of social stratification is _____. (Points : 5)
Question 7.7. (TCOs 4 and 7) A distinctive accent, speech pattern, terminology, inflection, argot, or slang can be _____ triggers to ethnocentric responses. (Points : 5)
Question 8.8. (TCO 3) Diversity actions mandated by government regulations are collectively known as _____. (Points : 5)
Question 9.9. (TCOs 1, 2, and 8) People who immigrated to the United States from Ireland in the 18th and 19th centuries can be described as _____. (Points : 5)
an ethnic group
a racial group
Question 10.10. (TCO 7) Time and manners are examples of this type of trigger. (Points : 5)
Question 11.11. (TCOs 1 and 2) The process of diminishing the value, importance, contributions, or attributes of a category of people is _____. (Points : 5)
Question 12.12. (TCOs 1 and 2) _____ refers to real or perceived differences among people that affect their interactions and relationships. (Points : 5)
Question 13.13. (TCOs 3 and 4) The cultural pattern in which a segment of a society maintains a distinctive identity different from that of the dominant culture is _____. (Points : 5)
an ethnic group
Question 14.14. (TCOs 3 and 4) The process that occurs when concepts, ideas, language, and behaviors cross cultural boundaries is _____. (Points : 5)
Question 15.15. (TCOs 1 and 2) Evaluating cultural differences in relationship to one's own cultural standards is _____. (Points : 5)
Question 16.16. (TCOs 3 and 4) An example of a person managing differences by avoidance would be (Points : 5)
moving the offices of the two people who don't get along further from each other.
talking to each other separately.
bringing this problem to the attention of higher management.
addressing the problem in a team meeting.
Question 17.17. (TCOs 6 and 7) Today, women of color in the workforce (Points : 5)
experience dual privileges because of their race and gender.
are not as hampered by the glass ceiling as white women.
are less apt to be promoted or to sit on corporate boards as white women.
benefit greatly from formal mentoring programs.
Question 18.18. (TCOs 6 and 7) _____ are informal social organizations at work comprising of demographically or otherwise similar members. (Points : 5)
Affinity or employee resource groups
Question 19.19. (TCO 8) The social position in life which comes as a result of behavior or things that happen over which one has no control (e.g., race, gender, and so on) is called _____. (Points : 5)
Question 1. 1. (TCOs 1, 2, and 8) What social institutions do you believe are the most important for a dominant group to control in order to maintain their dominance? Analyze the dynamics between social institutions and the dominant group's desire for power in society. (Points : 30)
Question 2. 2. (TCOs 3, 4, and 5) Define culture. Analyze the differences between material and nonmaterial culture, and give examples of each. (Points : 30)
Question 3. 3. (TCOs 6 and 7) Comment on how might ignorance and stereotypes of two of the following groups impact marketing efforts targeted to these chosen two populations: Hispanic/Latino, Asian Americans, Black/Africa, and Mature Americans. (Points : 30)
Question 4. 4. (TCOs 4 and 7) A defense attorney notices on his appointment calendar that his next client's last name is "Reddog." He is a bit surprised at the spelling. How might stereotypes play into the attorney's assumptions about the client and shape the interaction during the appointment? Analyze how stereotypes can often be misleading. (Points : 30)
Question 5. 5. (TCO 8) Analyze why understanding the use of stereotypes and generalizations about minority groups is important to generating effective interactions in professional and personal environments. (Points : 30)
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