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Multiple Choice

For each question choose the single best answer.

This activity contains 15 questions.

Question 1.
The unequal access to power, prestige, and property based on a person's sex defines _______________.

 
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Question 2.
Cynthia Fuchs Epstein argues that the types of work performed by men and women in each society are determined by _______________.

 
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Question 3.
The concept that women are better prepared biologically for mothering than men which in culture was proposed by _____________.

 
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Question 4.
Although gender inequality appears to have existed in all societies, the society with the most egalitarian standards was the ______________.

 
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Question 5.
Female circumcision is a custom in some societies. Feminists believe that this practice is:

 
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Question 6.
In which of the following countries do women come closest to having equal representation with men?

 
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Question 7.
During the 1960s, the "second wave" of feminism emerged as larger numbers of women began to work. One contributing factor to this re-emergence of feminism was __________.

 
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Question 8.
The majority of students graduating with a degree in library science are women. Research has shown that this sex-typing of majors is primarily due to __________.

 
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Question 9.
In his classic study, The American Solider, Samuel Stouffer found that officers used feminine terms as insults to motivate soldiers. This is an example of __________.

 
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Question 10.
Pauline has worked for ten years in the public relations department of a large firm. She has not been promoted to any executive position in her firm even though she has directed several successful projects for the firm. Her lack of promotion illustrates __________.

 
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Question 11.

Charity has been offered a position in a corporation. In her interview she was told that her job would be less responsible and she would not have to put in long hours as the interviewers were sure that Charity would appreciate being more committed to her family and less committed to the firm. In this example, Charity is __________.
 
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Question 12.
The "mommy track" encourages women to:

 
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Question 13.
Some feminist sociologists suggest that as gender relations change and men lose powers, we can expect that __________.

 
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Question 14.
In 2002, the first woman minority whip was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. She was _____________.

 
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Question 15.
It has been suggested that in the future, gender equality can __________.

 
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