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Subjects of Diversity

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Fun Trivia : Quizzes : U.S. History
Subjects of Diversity game quiz
"This is about the different history of ethnic groups and cultures over the years and the things they had to endure."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. In the U.S. what was the percentage of (non-Hispanic) racial minorities according to the 2000 Census?
    50%
    17%
    25%
    31%


2. What is the meaning of "feminine mystique"?
    A woman who believes in women's rights
    Femme Fatale
    A mysterious woman
    The traditional role of a woman as a mother and housewife


3. Which isn't one of Robert Merton's categories of discrimination?
    all-weather liberal
    timid bigot
    reluctant liberal
    Happy go lucky


4. 'Glass ceiling' means a barrier blocks the promotion of qualified workers based on gender or minority status?
    True
    False


5. What is the most populous single religious denomination in the U.S. (in 2002)?
    Methodists
    Evangelicals
    Baptists
    Catholics


6. The Native Americans were forced from their land many times, but a landmark in this sorry history occurred when Colonel Custer said he had found this in their Black Hills?
    oil
    gold
    silver
    tobacco


7. Because of low income and high poverty levels Native Americans started opening up these to help boost their income?
    restaurants
    casinos
    theaters
    stores


8. Many, perhaps even most,abolitionists didn't believe in racial equality?
    True
    False


9. Discrimination of people trying to buy homes in minority and racially challenging neighborhoods is called?
    neighborhood segregation
    zoning laws
    red-lining
    equal housing


10. Generalized fear of Asian people and their customs is referred as this?
    yellow fever
    yellow peril
    yello
    mello yello


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Compiled Nov 15 14