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Chapter Practice Exam

This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1.
The selective perception based on one's background, attitudes and biases that leads one to believe in the superiority of one's nation or ethnic group is called __________.

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Question 2.
Which of the following statements is not correct.

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Question 3.
The United States was able to develop its economy and political traditions because

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Question 4.
What aided the United States in avoiding some of the political conflicts arising from religion, social class, and national origin?

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Question 5.
The advocacy if aggressive action on civil rights by the Democratic Party and Republican emphasis on family values, opposition to taxes, and law-and-order issues have caused the________ to switch its allegiance to the Republican Party.

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Question 6.
In which of the following states do one out of eight Americans live and has 53 members of the House of Representatives?

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Question 7.
Which of the following statements is incorrect regarding American cities?

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Question 8.
Which of the following groups have less wealth (savings, stocks, property)?

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Question 9.
Why did African Americans switch their allegiance from the Republican Party to the Democratic Party?

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Question 10.
How can Hispanics or Latinos best be described politically?

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Question 11.
Which of the following statements is correct?

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Question 12.
The political agenda for gay and lesbian advocacy groups includes

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Question 13.
Between 1950 and 1999, the ________rate has nearly doubled.

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Question 14.
Which of the following religious groups support political organizations such as the Moral Majority and the Christian Coalition more so than the other two?

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Question 15.
Over the last two decades, the bottom 10 percent of the population that living below the poverty level have seen their wages _______.

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Question 16.
Which of the following groups are least likely to vote and are less confident and organized in dealing with politics and government?

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Question 17.
Managers, accountants, and lawyers can be described as

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Question 18.
Which of the following statements is correct regarding social class in the United States.

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Question 19.
How can the drop in the poverty rate of older Americans be explained?

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Question 20.
Those that argue that important differences persist among groups describe the United States as a _______ bowl.

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