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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who did Ruby trade corn bread and greens with so that she could get milk and diapers?
(a) Joann Allen.
(b) Magnolia Waters.
(c) Carol Stack.
(d) Virginia Thomas.
2. What is the title of William Ryan's book?
(a) Blaming the Victim.
(b) The Role of Blacks as Victims.
(c) The Blame Game.
(d) Victims in Charge.
3. According to Stack, what do most studies of black families compare themselves to?
(a) White families.
(b) Their past culture.
(c) The status quo.
(d) Mainstream society.
4. Why did Ruby Banks feel an obligation to always swap with her mother?
(a) Because her mother is needy.
(b) Because she is family.
(c) Because her mother is elderly.
(d) Because it is her duty.
5. Who wrote "The Souls of Black Folk"?
(a) Carol Stack.
(b) W.E.B. DuBois.
(c) John Goodnough.
(d) John. Allen.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why did Stack change names and locations in the book?
2. What is another term for welfare?
3. What does William Ryan say causes the deterioration of most black families?
4. How did Stack protect the identities of those she interviewed?
5. Who was the first family that Stack met in the Flats?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is temporary child exchange seen as a sign of trust?
2. In the Flats many people do not seek treatment from a doctor, why is this?
3. What did Stack want to learn about the families that she studied?
4. How do people in the Flats involve others in their daily lives?
5. What types of people did Stack focus her study on?
6. Why did Stack feel that it was important to find average citizens of the Flats to study?
7. How did Stack use her assistants to gather data?
8. How is swapping among family members different than casual swapping among people who are not kin?
9. How do those in the Flats cope with the lack of privacy?
10. What types of questions did Stack develop for her assistants to ask?
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