Do you think ethnicity will continue to contribute to the diversity of the world even in the midst of globalization, or not?

1.How would you answer the census question about yourself?

 

Give some examples from your personal experience that demonstrates the difference between race, ethnicity and nationality.

 

2.Ethnicities in the midst of globalization

 

Do you think ethnicity will continue to contribute to the diversity of the world even in the midst of globalization, or not? What evidence can you give to support your view either way?

 

  1. A nationality is
  • a group of people tied to a place through legal status and tradition.
  • a country.
  • ethnic identity.
  • any cohesive group of people.
  • any group with shared religion, language, and origin of birth.

2 points   

QUESTION 2

  1. A racist believes in
  • the equality of women and men regardless of ethnic or racial identity.
  • the superiority of some groups because of cultural identity.
  • the inferiority of some groups because of economic factors and the superiority of other groups because of political affiliations.
  • the biological classification of people and the superiority of some groups over others on the basis of racial identity.
  • the biological classification of people along with an understanding that all human beings are one species and therefore one extended family without any inherent differences.

2 points   

QUESTION 3

  1. After World War II ended, millions of people were forced to migrate because of
  • Soviet repatriation of Gypsies and Jews.
  • counterattacks by the Allies.
  • German expansion.
  • the return of defeated German soldiers to their homes.
  • changes in the boundaries of states.

2 points   

QUESTION 4

  1. An examination of the distribution of ethnicities in the United States reveals
  • ethnicities are not often clustered in urban areas.
  • different ethnicities cluster in each U.S. region.
  • ethnic neighborhoods contain a heterogeneous mix of ethnicities, even in cities that were once known for their patterns of segregation.
  • segregation and exclusion are a thing of the past for nearly all U.S. ethnic groups.
  • ethnic groups tend to cluster in urban areas and in different U.S. regions.

2 points   

QUESTION 5

  1. As Sudan’s religion-based civil war was winding down, an ethnic war erupted in the region of
  • Eritrea.
  • Tigre.
  • Darfur.
  • Amhara.
  • Oromo.

2 points   

QUESTION 6

  1. As part of the triangular slave trade system, ships bound for Europe carried
  • cloth and trinkets.
  • rum and molasses.
  • slaves.
  • gold and silver.
  • slaves and molasses.

2 points   

QUESTION 7

  1. Balkanization refers to
  • the creation of nation-states in southeastern Europe.
  • the breakdown of a state due to conflicts among nationalities.
  • a small geographic area that cannot successfully be organized into states.
  • ethnic cleansing.
  • religions splintering into opposing groups.

2 points   

QUESTION 8

  1. Asian Americans are clustered in what area of the United States?
  • Southwest
  • West
  • Plains states
  • Northeast
  • Southeast

2 points   

QUESTION 9

  1. Denmark is a good example of a nation-state because
  • nearly the entire population are ethnic Danes who speak Danish.
  • Danish and German nationalities intermingle in Schleswig-Holstein.
  • the people living on the Faeroe islands, which are controlled by Denmark, speak Faeroese.
  • Denmark consolidated its boundaries by giving Greenland to Norway.
  • it is an independent country that is a member of the United Nations.

2 points   

QUESTION 10

  1. Ethnicities in the same country come into conflict partly because
  • they have conflicting traditions of self-rule.
  • they share a language.
  • minority ethnicities are officially recognized.
  • their national identity is shared.
  • the national wealth is evenly distributed.

2 points   

QUESTION 11

  1. For the former Soviet Union, which of these was the most important centripetal device?
  • the Eastern Orthodox religion
  • the Russian language
  • appeals to shared ethnicity
  • appeals to shared notions of the “white race”
  • appeals through stirring nationalistic music

2 points   

QUESTION 12

  1. In 1947 a Hindu family living in Pakistan or northwestern India likely felt pressure to migrate
  • to southern India and then to Sri Lanka.
  • to the south, southeast, or east toward Muslim-controlled areas.
  • to the northeastern border and then to Sri Lanka.
  • to the south, southeast, or east away from Muslim-controlled areas.
  • to a large city such as New Delhi.

2 points   

QUESTION 13

  1. Loyalty and devotion to a state that represents a particular group’s culture is
  • nationalism.
  • nation-state.
  • nation.
  • state.
  • multiculturalism.

2 points   

QUESTION 14

  1. Most of the conflict in Africa is widespread because of
  • colonial boundaries clearly demarcating the various ethnic and national populations.
  • numerous ethnic groups living in perpetual peace and understanding.
  • rapid economic development for the poor at the expense of the rich.
  • gradual economic development favoring the poor over the rich.
  • colonial boundaries in the midst of numerous ethnic and national groups.

2 points   

QUESTION 15

  1. Neighborhood changes in ethnicity are sometimes caused by the illegal practice of
  • segregation.
  • separate but equal.
  • blockbusting.
  • self-identification.
  • white flight.

2 points   

QUESTION 16

  1. One reason for forced migration in Ethiopia was the
  • annexation of Somaliland.
  • communist takeover of the government.
  • invasion by the United States.
  • war with the United Kingdom.
  • civil war with the Eritreans.

2 points   

QUESTION 17

  1. People who were restricted by covenants in deeds included all of the following people in the United States except for
  • Caucasians.
  • Jews.
  • Blacks.
  • Roman Catholics.
  • Mexican Americans.

2 points   

QUESTION 18

  1. Race is often described as
  • being characterized by Caucasian, African American, and Hispanic/Latino.
  • identification with a group that purports to share a biological ancestor.
  • determinable from physical characteristics such as the exact shape of a person’s face or head.
  • evenly distributed around the world, independent of ethnicity.
  • defined by statute in most U.S. states.

2 points   

QUESTION 19

  1. The “separate but equal” doctrine of racial equality was accompanied by
  • the abolition of discriminatory lending practices and restrictive covenants.
  • the end of the U.S. Civil War.
  • the required integration of schools.
  • the end of legal discrimination in the American South.
  • “Jim Crow” laws across the American South.

2 points   

QUESTION 20

  1. The Kurds
  • are living in a new country created for them between Iraq, Iran, and Turkey.
  • are a group which long ago migrated from Anatolia to the Balkans.
  • have no wish to become a nationality, only to remain an ethnicity.
  • have a large population but are divided among enough countries that they are a minority in every one.
  • are not targeted as potential rebels by the Turkish government.

2 points   

QUESTION 21

  1. The breakup of Yugoslavia during the 1990s was caused mainly by
  • ethnic cleansing.
  • the assassination in Sarajevo of the heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary.
  • rivalries among nationalities.
  • NATO.
  • espionage by Russian agents.

2 points   

QUESTION 22

  1. The concept that nationalities have the right to govern themselves is known as the right of
  • centripetal force.
  • nation-state.
  • self-determination.
  • sovereignty.
  • ethnic identity.

2 points   

QUESTION 23

  1. The most populous ethnic group in the United States is
  • African Americans.
  • Asian Americans.
  • Latinos/Hispanics.
  • American Indians and Alaska Natives.
  • Austral-Asians.

2 points   

QUESTION 24

  1. What was apartheid?
  • the dialect of Dutch which is spoken in South Africa
  • South Africa’s governmental system
  • the existence of landlocked states in southern Africa
  • the geographic separation of races in South Africa
  • the kinship system of Sub-Saharan Africa

2 points   

QUESTION 25

  1. Which of the following does the United States Census Bureau not consider a race?
  • Japanese
  • Black
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • White
  • Samoan
  1. A nationality is
  • a group of people tied to a place through legal status and tradition.
  • a country.
  • ethnic identity.
  • any cohesive group of people.
  • any group with shared religion, language, and origin of birth.

2 points   

QUESTION 2

  1. A racist believes in
  • the equality of women and men regardless of ethnic or racial identity.
  • the superiority of some groups because of cultural identity.
  • the inferiority of some groups because of economic factors and the superiority of other groups because of political affiliations.
  • the biological classification of people and the superiority of some groups over others on the basis of racial identity.
  • the biological classification of people along with an understanding that all human beings are one species and therefore one extended family without any inherent differences.

2 points   

QUESTION 3

  1. After World War II ended, millions of people were forced to migrate because of
  • Soviet repatriation of Gypsies and Jews.
  • counterattacks by the Allies.
  • German expansion.
  • the return of defeated German soldiers to their homes.
  • changes in the boundaries of states.

2 points   

QUESTION 4

  1. An examination of the distribution of ethnicities in the United States reveals
  • ethnicities are not often clustered in urban areas.
  • different ethnicities cluster in each U.S. region.
  • ethnic neighborhoods contain a heterogeneous mix of ethnicities, even in cities that were once known for their patterns of segregation.
  • segregation and exclusion are a thing of the past for nearly all U.S. ethnic groups.
  • ethnic groups tend to cluster in urban areas and in different U.S. regions.

2 points   

QUESTION 5

  1. As Sudan’s religion-based civil war was winding down, an ethnic war erupted in the region of
  • Eritrea.
  • Tigre.
  • Darfur.
  • Amhara.
  • Oromo.

2 points   

QUESTION 6

  1. As part of the triangular slave trade system, ships bound for Europe carried
  • cloth and trinkets.
  • rum and molasses.
  • slaves.
  • gold and silver.
  • slaves and molasses.

2 points   

QUESTION 7

  1. Balkanization refers to
  • the creation of nation-states in southeastern Europe.
  • the breakdown of a state due to conflicts among nationalities.
  • a small geographic area that cannot successfully be organized into states.
  • ethnic cleansing.
  • religions splintering into opposing groups.

2 points   

QUESTION 8

  1. Asian Americans are clustered in what area of the United States?
  • Southwest
  • West
  • Plains states
  • Northeast
  • Southeast

2 points   

QUESTION 9

  1. Denmark is a good example of a nation-state because
  • nearly the entire population are ethnic Danes who speak Danish.
  • Danish and German nationalities intermingle in Schleswig-Holstein.
  • the people living on the Faeroe islands, which are controlled by Denmark, speak Faeroese.
  • Denmark consolidated its boundaries by giving Greenland to Norway.
  • it is an independent country that is a member of the United Nations.

2 points   

QUESTION 10

  1. Ethnicities in the same country come into conflict partly because
  • they have conflicting traditions of self-rule.
  • they share a language.
  • minority ethnicities are officially recognized.
  • their national identity is shared.
  • the national wealth is evenly distributed.

2 points   

QUESTION 11

  1. For the former Soviet Union, which of these was the most important centripetal device?
  • the Eastern Orthodox religion
  • the Russian language
  • appeals to shared ethnicity
  • appeals to shared notions of the “white race”
  • appeals through stirring nationalistic music

2 points   

QUESTION 12

  1. In 1947 a Hindu family living in Pakistan or northwestern India likely felt pressure to migrate
  • to southern India and then to Sri Lanka.
  • to the south, southeast, or east toward Muslim-controlled areas.
  • to the northeastern border and then to Sri Lanka.
  • to the south, southeast, or east away from Muslim-controlled areas.
  • to a large city such as New Delhi.

2 points   

QUESTION 13

  1. Loyalty and devotion to a state that represents a particular group’s culture is
  • nationalism.
  • nation-state.
  • nation.
  • state.
  • multiculturalism.

2 points   

QUESTION 14

  1. Most of the conflict in Africa is widespread because of
  • colonial boundaries clearly demarcating the various ethnic and national populations.
  • numerous ethnic groups living in perpetual peace and understanding.
  • rapid economic development for the poor at the expense of the rich.
  • gradual economic development favoring the poor over the rich.
  • colonial boundaries in the midst of numerous ethnic and national groups.

2 points   

QUESTION 15

  1. Neighborhood changes in ethnicity are sometimes caused by the illegal practice of
  • segregation.
  • separate but equal.
  • blockbusting.
  • self-identification.
  • white flight.

2 points   

QUESTION 16

  1. One reason for forced migration in Ethiopia was the
  • annexation of Somaliland.
  • communist takeover of the government.
  • invasion by the United States.
  • war with the United Kingdom.
  • civil war with the Eritreans.

2 points   

QUESTION 17

  1. People who were restricted by covenants in deeds included all of the following people in the United States except for
  • Caucasians.
  • Jews.
  • Blacks.
  • Roman Catholics.
  • Mexican Americans.

2 points   

QUESTION 18

  1. Race is often described as
  • being characterized by Caucasian, African American, and Hispanic/Latino.
  • identification with a group that purports to share a biological ancestor.
  • determinable from physical characteristics such as the exact shape of a person’s face or head.
  • evenly distributed around the world, independent of ethnicity.
  • defined by statute in most U.S. states.

2 points   

QUESTION 19

  1. The “separate but equal” doctrine of racial equality was accompanied by
  • the abolition of discriminatory lending practices and restrictive covenants.
  • the end of the U.S. Civil War.
  • the required integration of schools.
  • the end of legal discrimination in the American South.
  • “Jim Crow” laws across the American South.

2 points   

QUESTION 20

  1. The Kurds
  • are living in a new country created for them between Iraq, Iran, and Turkey.
  • are a group which long ago migrated from Anatolia to the Balkans.
  • have no wish to become a nationality, only to remain an ethnicity.
  • have a large population but are divided among enough countries that they are a minority in every one.
  • are not targeted as potential rebels by the Turkish government.

2 points   

QUESTION 21

  1. The breakup of Yugoslavia during the 1990s was caused mainly by
  • ethnic cleansing.
  • the assassination in Sarajevo of the heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary.
  • rivalries among nationalities.
  • NATO.
  • espionage by Russian agents.

2 points   

QUESTION 22

  1. The concept that nationalities have the right to govern themselves is known as the right of
  • centripetal force.
  • nation-state.
  • self-determination.
  • sovereignty.
  • ethnic identity.

2 points   

QUESTION 23

  1. The most populous ethnic group in the United States is
  • African Americans.
  • Asian Americans.
  • Latinos/Hispanics.
  • American Indians and Alaska Natives.
  • Austral-Asians.

2 points   

QUESTION 24

  1. What was apartheid?
  • the dialect of Dutch which is spoken in South Africa
  • South Africa’s governmental system
  • the existence of landlocked states in southern Africa
  • the geographic separation of races in South Africa
  • the kinship system of Sub-Saharan Africa

2 points   

QUESTION 25

  1. Which of the following does the United States Census Bureau not consider a race?
  • Japanese
  • Black
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • White
  • Samoaoan
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