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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When was 'Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?': A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity published?
2. What refers to the transmission of social institutions, skills, and myths from one culture to another?
3. In Part I, A Definition of Terms, Chapter 1, Defining Racism, Tatum writes that in one course Tatum taught, a child denied that who could be black because she was "beautiful"?
(a) Harriet Tubman.
(c) Rosa Parks.
(d) Maya Angelou.
4. What is the fourth stage of William E. Cross, Jr.'s theory of Nigrescence?
5. Why did Tatum's son assume a black boy was running down the street in an example given in Part II, Understanding Blackness in a White Context, Chapter 3?
(a) He had stolen something.
(b) He had stabbed somebody.
(c) The cops were chasing him.
(d) He was late for work.
6. What is the second of Erik Erikson's life-stage virtues which is comprised of the ages from one to three?
7. In her courses on the psychology of race, Tatum often finds that parents like to brag about what quality of their children?
8. What refers to the practice or policy of creating separate facilities within the same society for the use of a minority group?
9. Tatum writes in Part II, Understanding Blackness in a White Context, Chapter 3 that children can notice race as young as how old?
(a) Four years.
(b) Seven years.
(c) Two years.
(d) Three years.
10. Erik Erikson is most famous for having coined what phrase?
(b) "Race identity."
(c) "Identity crisis."
(d) "Racial bias."
11. What refers to a similarity between like features of two things, on which a comparison may be based?
12. According to the author, the main source of self-segregation seems to arise during what developmental stage?
13. What refers to that which is placed in or belonging to a lower order or rank?
14. What refers to something used for or regarded as representing something else; a material object representing something, often something immaterial?
15. While studying at university, Tatum had what Cross describes as what kind of experience?
Short Answer Questions
1. What refers to an elite group of people whose progress is based on ability and talent rather than on class, privilege, or wealth?
2. What refers to the state or fact of being different or distinct?
3. Tatum explains that much of the pattern of stability and transition in midlife creates pressures on racial identities for Blacks where in Part II, Understanding Blackness in a White Context, Chapter 5, Racial Identity in Adulthood?
4. What refers to a particular tendency or inclination, especially one that prevents unprejudiced consideration of a question?
5. What refers to the exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner?
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