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Chapter 16 Managing Diversity

Practice Test
      
  1.Regarding the elderly and ageism, it is true that:  
  a.   the elderly are fighting back more than most groups.  
  b.   this is the group only some people will belong to someday.  
  c.   Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination against them.  
  d.   all of the above  
      
  2.Conflict between the "haves" and the "have-nots" is also called:  
  a.   stereotyping.  
  b.   capitalist strife.  
  c.   economic prejudice.  
  d.   civil rights infractions.  
      
  3.Sexual harassment includes:  
  a.   asking a coworker for a date.  
  b.   unwelcome sexual slurs or touching.  
  c.   two coworkers having lunch together.  
  d.   complimenting a coworker's appearance.  
      
  4.Prejudice is:  
  a.   acting on a prejudicial attitude.  
  b.   judging and evaluating people before knowing them.  
  c.   a thought or belief about members of a given group.  
  d.   always a negative opinion of a person or group.  
      
  5.A decade from now, workers with diverse religious beliefs will be:  
  a.   much less common in the workplace.  
  b.   less readily accepted in the workplace.  
  c.   much more common in the workplace.  
  d.   returning to the countries in which their religions originated.  
      
  6.Institutional racism can be difficult to get rid of in the workplace because:  
  a.   it often doesn't intend to discriminate, so it seems innocent.  
  b.   some institutions have set policies that allow open discrimination.  
  c.   it is hard to get evidence to show that it has occurred.  
  d.   all of the above.  
      
  7.Which of the following is an emotional cause of prejudice?  
  a.   Ethnocentrism  
  b.   A desire to climb the social ladder  
  c.   Institutional racism  
  d.   Hedonism  
      
  8.A thought or belief people have about members of a given group--which might be positive, negative, or mixed--is a(n):  
  a.   discrimination category.  
  b.   ethnocentric idea.  
  c.   stereotype.  
  d.   mixed message.  
      
  9.Title VII of the __________ makes it illegal to discriminate against anyone because or race, religion, color, sex, or national origin.  
  a.   Equal Pay Act of 1963  
  b.   Civil Rights Act of 1964  
  c.   Racial Act of 1991  
  d.   Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967  
      
  10.Highly prejudiced people usually:  
  a.   are very happy.  
  b.   suffer from very low levels of self-esteem.  
  c.   are not in management.  
  d.   have little formal education.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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