All Our Kin: Strategies for Survival in a Black Community Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Carol B. Stack
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 2: The Black Urban Poor.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does the US Census classify Jackson Harbor?
(a) Small community.
(b) Metropolis.
(c) Urbanized area.
(d) Poor area.

2. According to Stack, what common belief do most studies of blacks reinforce?
(a) The status quo.
(b) That they are unwilling to get ahead in life.
(c) Popular stereotypes.
(d) That they are unreliable.

3. According to Stack, what do most studies of black families compare themselves to?
(a) The status quo.
(b) Mainstream society.
(c) Their past culture.
(d) White families.

4. Who wrote "Tomorrow's Tomorrow"?
(a) Carol Stack.
(b) Elliot Stickler.
(c) Joyce Ladner.
(d) John Adams.

5. Who did researchers usually establish their first contacts with?
(a) Women.
(b) Families.
(c) Men.
(d) Leaders of the community.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to the US Census, what percent of black deaths in 1965 were caused by diseases of infancy?

2. How did Stack come in contact with the families she studied?

3. How many children do the Jacksons have?

4. What parts of life in the Flats are completely intertwined?

5. Why did Stack change names and locations in the book?

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