ETH 125 Week 3 Quiz Identifying Discrimination

# ETH 125 Week 3 Quiz Identifying Discrimination

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Week 3 Quiz - Ch. 3 Schaefer

Identifying Discrimination

This quiz consists of multiple choice and fill in the blank questions. Each question is worth 5 points for a total 50 points. There is only one correct response for each numbered item, and you should use the Schaefer text as needed to determine the best response. Highlight the correct response or fill in the blank as indicated and submit your completed quiz to your Assignments tab by the due date.

1. About what percent of hate crimes are racially motivated?

a. 18%

b. 75%

c. 51%

d. 40%

1. Affirmative action is currently viewed as a tool for reducing _institutional discrimination, whereas previous efforts were aimed at eliminating individual acts of discrimination.

2. At one time, many Puerto Ricans were effectively barred from serving in the Chicago Police Department because they failed to meet a height requirement. This was an example of

a.prejudice.

b.Scapegoating.

c.institutional discrimination.

d.the self-fulfilling prophecy.

1. White men who were ex-convicts were found to be __________, according to research conducted by sociologist Devah Pager.

a.more likely than Black men with clean records to be asked back after a job interview

b.less likely to find housing than poor Black families

c.less likely than Black men with clean records to be asked back after a job interview

d.more likely to find housing than poor Black families

1. Minorities are discriminated against by redlining when

a.police practice racial profiling.

b.speed limits are rigorously enforced in certain neighborhoods.

c.students with low test scores are failed.

d.mortgages are denied for houses in minority neighborhoods.

1. Kennedy Heights, a predominately Black housing development, was knowingly constructed on contaminated land. This is known as environmental justice.

2. In 2003 the Supreme Court made a ruling in the Grutter v. Bollinger case that race

a.can be a limited factor in admissions at the University of Michigan Law School.

b.cannot be used in the admissions formula for undergraduates at the University of Michigan.

c.could not be used for college admissions in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.

d.cannot be a factor in any educational admissions policy.

1. Anita Juarez, a Mexican American woman, moves swiftly in human resources, but is blocked in her efforts to move into marketing, the key to executive positions. The marketing position would be considered a lateral move. This is an example of glass ceiling _____.

2. Patricia J. Williams, an African American academic, writes about her experiences with redlining. What happened after the lender found out she was Black?

a. She was offered the original loan terms only after she threatened to sue.

b. She was told her loan was a "risk" due to falling prices in the neighborhood.

c. She was suddenly asked to pay more and offered a less attractive loan.

d. b and c

    e. all of the above

1. All of the following statements about environmental justice are true EXCEPT

a. abuses have been found on Native American reservation land.

b. multiple studies document the problem of environmental racism.

c. experts agree about the ill effects of environmental hazards.

d. grade schools that are predominately Black or Latino are more likely to be near environmental hazards.

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