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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is a historical colloquial term in the United States for the social classification as black of individuals with any African ancestry?
(d) One-drop rule.
2. What is a political ideology which advocates a racial definition of national identity for white people?
(b) White nationalism.
(c) White supremacy.
(d) White guilt.
3. Puerto Rico is Spanish for what phrase?
(a) No worries.
(b) Rich port.
(c) Bountiful fruit.
(d) Sandy beaches.
4. What refers to doubtfulness or uncertainty of meaning or intention?
5. What is a term sometimes used in the United States to include both Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans?
(b) Asian-Pacific American.
(c) Native Americans.
6. A material that is uniform in composition or character is said to be what?
7. Beverly Daniel Tatum comes down clearly in favor of what form of affirmative action in Part III, Understanding Whiteness in a White Context, Chapter 7, White Identity and Affirmative Action?
8. In what year did Virginia law state that to be defined as "mulatto," a person had to have at least one-quarter African ancestry?
9. Process-oriented conceptions of affirmative action try to formulate an ideally fair application process that is what?
(a) Racialy biased.
(b) Racially blind.
10. Native American groups constitute around how many people, according to the author?
(a) 5 million.
(c) 2 million.
11. In what year was Beverly Daniel Tatum born?
12. What refers to the cultural values and behavioral patterns distinctive of a particular group in a society?
13. Tatum describes the ethic group of Asians, including Pacific Islanders, East Asians, Southeast Asians and South Asians as comprising how many people?
(a) 12 million.
(b) 7 million.
(c) 4 million.
(d) 25 million.
14. What is the first factor the author describes for why process-oriented affirmative action is often ineffective in Part III, Understanding Whiteness in a White Context, Chapter 7, White Identity and Affirmative Action?
(a) It is difficult to examine things objectively.
(b) It is difficult to determine race.
(c) It is hard to determine what a fair process involves.
(d) It is easy to determine what a fair process involves.
15. What refers to independence or freedom, as of the will or one's actions?
Short Answer Questions
1. When was Executive Order 11246 enacted, which required federal contractors to take "affirmative action" to hire without regard to race, religion and national origin?
2. What occur when a perpetrator targets a victim because of his or her perceived membership in a certain social group, usually defined by racial group, religion, sexual orientation, disability, class, etc.?
3. What refers to the unfair treatment of members of majority groups resulting from preferential policies intended to remedy earlier discrimination against minorities?
4. What is a system in which descent is traced through the mother and maternal ancestors?
5. According to the author in Part IV, Beyond Black and White, Chapter 9, Identity Development in Multiracial Families, biracial girls tend to stay in what environments?
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