All Our Kin: Strategies for Survival in a Black Community Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Carol B. Stack
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who writes about "kindred being an ego-centered group"?
(a) Goodnough.
(b) Maxson.
(c) Stack.
(d) Lindell.

2. According to government statistics, what prevents people from escaping poverty?
(a) Lack of education.
(b) Lack of jobs.
(c) The government
(d) Mainstream society.

3. How do those being studied in a community usually view a researcher?
(a) As a friend.
(b) As a teacher.
(c) As family.
(d) As an outsider.

4. According to the US Census, what percent of black deaths in 1965 were caused by diseases of infancy?
(a) 9.1.
(b) 8.2.
(c) 9.8.
(d) 7.5.

5. What percentage of the black population in Jackson Harbor is unemployed?
(a) 18.
(b) 25.
(c) 19.
(d) 65.

6. Who did Stack want to establish contact with?
(a) Men in power.
(b) Single women.
(c) Single men.
(d) Poor families.

7. What percent of blacks live in unfit housing according to the US Census?
(a) 34.
(b) 15.
(c) 22.
(d) 13.

8. What was Julia's cousin's name?
(a) Mae.
(b) Maya.
(c) Magnolia.
(d) Sara.

9. How old was Julia?
(a) 24.
(b) 26.
(c) 25.
(d) 27.

10. How did Stack protect the identities of those she interviewed?
(a) She moved them to a different city.
(b) She made them up.
(c) She changed their names.
(d) She left out important details.

11. What was the main goal of the black activist organization in the Flats?
(a) To protect the people of the community.
(b) To take care of the children.
(c) To prevent discrimination.
(d) To prevent biased research studies.

12. How did people in the Flats refer to their friends and neighbors?
(a) By their surnames.
(b) By their first names.
(c) By a nicknames.
(d) Kindly.

13. Who wrote the book "Method and Measurement in Sociology"?
(a) Allen.
(b) Jones.
(c) Stack.
(d) Cicourel.

14. Who did Ruby trade corn bread and greens with so that she could get milk and diapers?
(a) Virginia Thomas.
(b) Joann Allen.
(c) Magnolia Waters.
(d) Carol Stack.

15. What causes a necessity for exchanging things and services in the Flats?
(a) Poverty.
(b) Relationships.
(c) Kin.
(d) Dependency.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the relationship of a researcher and his subjects resemble?

2. What didn't Ruby believe in?

3. What was the most common thing those in the black community experienced when interacting with a white person?

4. How were people who refused to swap viewed?

5. What percentage of Jackson Harbor's population is black?

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