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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does wrestler Henry Jenkins posit about the message of wrestling?
(a) The only way to be upwardly mobile is to learn wrestling and earn big money.
(b) It is manly is to build muscle and wrestle.
(c) The only way to be upwardly mobile is to stomp on those in one's way.
(d) It is manly is to learn wrestling and earn big money.
2. Fill-in the blank. According to Camilo Jose Vergara in "The Ghetto Cityscape," green ghettos are ___________.
(a) Inner city area public housing projects that focus on environmental justice.
(b) Inner city areas that are reclaimed by nature because of neglect or abandonment.
(c) Inner city areas that provide car less commute to the residents.
(d) Inner city area public housing projects that are increasingly focusing on green living.
3. Which of the following statements is true, according to D. Staley Eitzen?
(a) Athletic programs in many schools are not compatible with the services they provide to the athletes.
(b) Athletic programs in many schools are not compatible with their academic mission.
(c) Athletic programs in many schools are compatible with their academic mission.
(d) Athletic programs in many schools are not compatible with the promises they make to the athletes.
4. Fill-in the blank. Melissa Algranati is __________.
(a) Puerto Rican.
(c) Egyptian American.
(d) Mexican Egyptian American.
5. What does Malcolm Gladwell examine in "The Science of Shopping?"
(a) Space utlization in shopping centers.
(b) Customer utlization of shopping center space.
(c) Marketing research of customer behavior.
(d) Marketing research of the shopping process.
6. What does American soccer mainly focus on, according to David Kamp in "America's Spaz-Time?"
(a) Soccer moms and their time with children.
(b) Competition over fun.
(c) Winning and big money.
(d) Fun over competition.
7. What does the essay " The Gender Blur," by Deborah Blum, advocate?
(a) Both nature and identity are important in understanding gender differences.
(b) Both nurture and culture are important in understanding gender differences.
(c) Both nature and nurture are important in understanding gender differences.
(d) Both nature and power are important in understanding gender differences.
8. What is the latest example of the Elvis effect, according to Paul C. Taylor?
(a) Cultural appropriation of rap by whites.
(b) Impersonation of Elvis in pop music performances.
(c) Impact of Elvis on the music industry.
(d) Copying the style of Elvis in Las Vegas.
9. Which legislation requires colleges spend an equal amount of money on women's and men's sports?
(a) Title IX.
(b) Title XII.
(c) Title X.
(d) Title XI.
10. What does the term gender refer to?
(a) Being born with male or female sex organs.
(b) Behavioral and cultural traits that are defined by society as female.
(c) One's identification of being a male or a female.
(d) Behavioral and cultural traits that are defined by society as male or female.
11. According to Benjamin DeMott, how does Hollywood portray the race relations between blacks and whites?
12. Who expressed concern about a comic hero's sexual orientation?
(a) Pat Robertson.
(b) Rush Limbaugh
(c) Newt Gingrich.
(d) Frederic Wertham.
13. Why do many boys join sports, according to David Kamp?
(a) It nurtures their needs for competition and gives the opportunity for becoming popular.
(b) It nurtures their needs for competition and they want the contact it offers them with their male peers.
(c) It nurtures their needs for popularity and the opportunity for recognition.
(d) It nurtures their needs for popularity and the opportunity for becoming famous.
14. What is the main issue in "Conflicting Landscape Values: The Santa Clara Pueblo and Day School," by Rina Swentzell?
(a) Landscaping conflict between Santa Clara Pueblo Indians and the Day School.
(b) Conflict between Santa Clara Pueblo and Day School about the utilization of school buildings.
(c) Conflicting values about landscape management between the Santa Clara Pueblo Indians and the Day School.
(d) Cultural conflict between Euro American and American Indian perceptions about the utilization of school space.
15. What does the essay "Disney World: Public Use/Private State," by Susan Willis, indicate?
(a) Disney World offers fun and efficient environment for public use.
(b) Disney World offers fun environment for public use.
(c) Disney World offers programmed environment.
(d) Disney World offers fantasy environment for children's use.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the main point made in the essay "Larger than Life," by Jenny Lyn Bader?
2. According to Andy Medhurst, what does Batman symbolize?
3. What does "I" signify, according to Fan Shen?
4. According to Mariah Burton Nelson in "I Won. I'm Sorry," what is the expectation for a female athlete winner?
5. Which company created the Barbie doll?
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