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Quiz for Chapter 17

Multiple Choice Questions

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1. What sets of beliefs usually involve judgements about the superiority and inferiority of different races?

a) racism
b) racialism
c) stereotyping
d) xenophobia

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2. What is reserved as a privileged identity in London, England?

a) middle-class
b) aristocracy
c) whiteness
d) Welsh

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3. What notion of kinship is measured through the genetic material of an individual?

a) interpersonal kinship
b) genetic bond
c) biological ance stry
d) genetic kinship

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True or False Questions

1. The application of scientific racism was limited to colonial situations

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2. Most social scientists treat the concept of race as a social construct.

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3. Carmichael and Hamilton saw institutional racism as overt, in contrast to individual racism, which they regarded as covert.

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Fill in the Blank Questions

1. The ________ of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries sought to demonstrate that race was a valid, scientific concept.

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2. All human populations are ________ genetically similar.

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3. ________ refers to the social and political processes by which racial groups are socially constructed based on perceived physical differences related chiefly to ethnicity.

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Short Answer Questions

1. What is convenience sampling?

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2. What is institutional racism?

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3. What does genetic analysis of mitochondrial DNA tell us about genetic variation?

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