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Seeing Sociology An Introduction 3rd Edition Ferrante Test Bank

ISBN-13: 978-1305094369

ISBN-10: 1305094360

 

 

 

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Multiple Choice

 

  1. A person’s sex is determined first and foremost on the basis of
  2. distribution of facial and body hair.
  3. secondary sex characteristics.
  4. primary sex characteristics.
  5. social expectations.

 

ANSWER: c

REFERENCES: 320

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Those referred to as the intersexed
  2. have some mixture of male and female primary sex characteristics
  3. are bisexual in orientation.
  4. are repressed homosexuals.
  5. are trapped in the body of a sex they do not want to be.

 

ANSWER: a

REFERENCES: 320

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Breast development is considered a
  2. primary sex characteristic.
  3. secondary sex characteristic.
  4. gendered characteristic.
  5. reproductive trait.

 

ANSWER: b

REFERENCES: 321

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. The rationale underlying medical intervention to correct intersexed conditions is the belief that
  2. doctors, not parents, can make objective decisions.
  3. being intersexed is a disease.
  4. a parent should be able to choose the sex of the baby.
  5. having an intersexed child is a tragic event about which something must be done.

 

ANSWER: d

REFERENCES: 321

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. The so-called gender test to which female athletes can be subjected involves
  2. a physical inspection of reproductive organs by two women.
  3. a blood test.
  4. a test that measures hormone levels.
  5. medical examination and reports from a gynecologist, endocrinologist, psychologist, internal medicine specialist and an expert on gender.

 

ANSWER: d

REFERENCES: 320

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. From a sociological point of view, sex is __________ and gender is __________.
  2. a biologically based classification scheme; socially created and learned
  3. a socially constructed phenomenon; a feminist creation
  4. an illusion; reality
  5. socially constructed; a biological construction

 

ANSWER: a

REFERENCES: 321

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: New

 

  1. To achieve the ideal waistline of 13-18 inches, women have worn corsets and even had their two lowest ribs removed. This situation suggests that
  2. gender ideals do not exist in reality, but that does not stop people from trying to achieve them.
  3. American women (more than other nationalities) will do anything to achieve an ideal.
  4. gender ideals are realistic standards that most women can easily meet.
  5. gender ideals are biologically based realities.

 

ANSWER: a

REFERENCES: 322

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. An elementary­age student is asked how his life would be different if he were a girl. He replies, “I would have to shave my whole body.” This response implies that he thinks in terms of how his __________ would be different.
  2. secondary sex characteristics
  3. life chances
  4. biological reality
  5. primary sex characteristics

 

ANSWER: b

REFERENCES: 337

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.4

NOTES: New

 

  1. __________ are/is the physical, behavioral, and mental or emotional traits believed to be characteristic of females.
  2. Secondary sex characteristics
  3. Gender
  4. Femininity
  5. Primary sex characteristics

 

ANSWER: c

REFERENCES: 321

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. At one time to achieve the ideal foot length of 4 to 6 inches, girls in China endured foot binding. This situation suggests that
  2. some gender ideals do not even exist in reality.
  3. Chinese women are particularly vulnerable to fads.
  4. gender ideals have a basis in biology.
  5. gender ideals are applied to women and not men.

 

ANSWER: a

REFERENCES: 321

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. At least 94 percent of bachelor’s degrees in library sciences are awarded to females. This supports the
  2. power of gender expectations to shape choices.
  3. idea that women like books more than men.
  4. power of chance.
  5. belief that biology is destiny.

 

ANSWER: a

REFERENCES: 338

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.4

NOTES: New

 

  1. To be successful at the job of drill instructor, a person must be aggressive, relentlessly critical, and forceful—qualities we associate with masculinity. All people who take on this job—male or female—will find themselves displaying “masculine” characteristics. The statement emphasizes the power of
  2. ideology.
  3. selective perception.
  4. ethgender.
  5. structural constraint.

 

ANSWER: d

REFERENCES: 338

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.4

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. If employers hold expectations that a female is best suited for a particular position then we can say the work environment is
  2. normalized.
  3. gender neutral.
  4. sexualized.
  5. gendered.

 

ANSWER: d

REFERENCES: 338

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.4

NOTES: New

 

  1. If a company offers its female employees maternity leave but does not offer its male employees paternity leave then we can say that the work environment is
  2. normalized.
  3. gender neutral.
  4. sexualized.
  5. gendered.

 

ANSWER: d

REFERENCES: 338

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.4

NOTES: New

 

  1. An institution is gendered when
  2. the two sexes are equally likely to hold positions of power.
  3. there is equal opportunity for all genders.
  4. there is an established pattern of segregating the sexes.
  5. everyone, no matter gender, is exploited.

 

ANSWER: c

REFERENCES: 338

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.4

NOTES: New

 

  1. 58 percent of women’s college teams have a head coach who is male; less than 2 percent of men’s teams have a female head coach. This state of affairs qualifies as a __________ pattern.
  2. normalized
  3. gender neutral
  4. sexualized
  5. gendered

 

ANSWER: d

REFERENCES: 338

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.4

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. The World Economic Forum ranks countries according to the extent to which opportunities and resources are unequally distributed between men and women. This organization is focusing on
  2. commodification.
  3. gender stratification.
  4. gender ideals.
  5. the glass escalator.

 

ANSWER: b

REFERENCES: 340

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. According to the World Economic Forum study, __________ ranks first in the world with regard to gender equality.
  2. Yemen
  3. the United States
  4. Canada
  5. Iceland

 

ANSWER: d

REFERENCES: 340

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. According to the World Economic Forum study, __________ has the greatest gender inequality.
  2. Yemen
  3. United States
  4. Canada
  5. Iceland

 

ANSWER: a

REFERENCES: 340

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. One of the major reasons men have more power than women in Yemen is that women
  2. support laws that give men authority over them.
  3. serve as family court judges but not criminal court judges.
  4. are prohibited from interpreting Islamic texts that define Islamic laws.
  5. cannot work in the paid labor force.

 

ANSWER: c

REFERENCES: 342

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. The World Economic Forum ranks Iceland as number one in the world with regard to gender equality. That ranking can be attributed to which one of the following?
  2. high female life expectancy
  3. the influence of Christianity
  4. the female high literacy rate
  5. laws mandating gender equality

 

ANSWER: d

REFERENCES: 342

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Which one of the following is one possible explanation of median income differences between men and women?
  2. Female employees encounter a glass elevator.
  3. Male employees encounter a glass ceiling.
  4. Many women leave the workplace to care for children and elderly parents.
  5. Employers over-invest in childbearing-age women only to see them leave the workforce.

 

ANSWER: c

REFERENCES: 344

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. __________ applies to women who have the ability and qualifications to advance but are not well-connected to those in a position to mentor or advocate for them.
  2. Glass elevator
  3. Glass ceiling
  4. Commodification
  5. Misandry

 

ANSWER: b

REFERENCES: 345

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. __________ applies to men in female-dominated occupations who are singled out for special attention and advancement.
  2. Glass elevator
  3. Glass ceiling
  4. Commodification
  5. Misandry

 

ANSWER: a

REFERENCES: 345

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Jacob is an elementary school teacher (working in a female dominated profession) who the superintendent has singled out for special attention. The superintendent believes that he would make an outstanding school principal someday. Jacob is experiencing a phenomenon known as
  2. glass elevator.
  3. glass ceiling.
  4. commodification.
  5. misandry.

 

ANSWER: a

REFERENCES: 345

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Megan is a successful coach of a women’s Division I basketball team. She is one of three female coaches at her university. The job of assistant athletic director opens but no one encourages Megan to apply. Megan is experiencing a phenomenon known as
  2. glass elevator.
  3. glass ceiling.
  4. commodification.
  5. misandry.

 

ANSWER: b

REFERENCES: 345

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. The term glass ceiling especially applies to
  2. women who work in female-dominated occupations.
  3. men who work in female-dominated occupations.
  4. women who work in male-dominated occupations.
  5. women who are well-connected in the organization but fail to advance.

 

ANSWER: c

REFERENCES: 345

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. In which of the following areas of life are men, as a group, most likely to be disadvantaged relative to women?
  2. occupational mobility
  3. income
  4. career opportunities
  5. workplace fatalities and injuries

 

ANSWER: d

REFERENCES: 344

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Little boys and girls (age three and under) are too young to decide on their own whether they want to play football or dance ballet. As __________, their parents make those decisions.
  2. agents of socialization
  3. independent agents
  4. facilitators of nature
  5. gender neutral referees

 

ANSWER: a

REFERENCES: 327

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.2

NOTES: New

 

  1. A parent who gets his daughter’s ears pierced shortly after her birth because he believes it gives her a feminine appearance is
  2. engaging in commodification.
  3. homophobic.
  4. guilty of misogyny.
  5. acting as an agent of socialization.

 

ANSWER: d

REFERENCES: 326

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.2

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Research suggests that early childhood teachers are more accepting of girls’ cross­gender behaviors and explorations than they are of boys’. The teachers are acting as
  2. agents of socialization.
  3. independent agents.
  4. facilitators of nature.
  5. gender neutral referees.

 

ANSWER: a

REFERENCES: 327

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.2

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Norms governing female body language send the message that women are
  2. high status.
  3. powerful.
  4. dominant.
  5. submissive.

 

ANSWER: d

REFERENCES: 329

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.2

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Norms governing male body language send the message that men are
  2. vulnerable.
  3. submissive.
  4. powerful.
  5. subordinate.

 

ANSWER: c

REFERENCES: 329

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.2

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. __________ encompass(es) all the ways people experience and express themselves as sexual beings.
  2. Gender roles
  3. Sexual scripts
  4. Sexuality
  5. Sexual orientation

 

ANSWER: c

REFERENCES: 331

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.3

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Sexual orientation is __________ of emotional, romantic, and/or sexual attractions to men, women, or both sexes.
  2. any feeling
  3. a fleeting feeling
  4. an intense feeling
  5. an enduring pattern

 

ANSWER: d

REFERENCES: 332

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.3

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. The concept __________ applies to those who feel that their inner sense of being a man or woman does not match their anatomical sex.
  2. transgender
  3. gender role
  4. gender identity
  5. biological sex

 

ANSWER: a

REFERENCES: 323

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Which of the following statements is false about sexual orientation?
  2. It encompasses three distinct categories: homosexual, heterosexual, and bisexual.
  3. It falls along a continuum, with its end points being exclusive attraction to the same sex or the opposite sex.
  4. A one-time encounter with someone of a particular gender is not an indicator of sexuality.
  5. Gender identity and sexual orientation are the same concepts.

 

ANSWER: a

REFERENCES: 331

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.3

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. One way marketers convince people to buy products is to play on their insecurities related to gender. This strategy applies to
  2. subversive marketing.
  3. gender-based marketing.
  4. the commercialization of gender ideals.
  5. gender polarization.

 

ANSWER: c

REFERENCES: 322

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Products like hair dye, nail polish, and Viagra promise to help the buyer meet a gender ideal. As such they illustrate
  2. subliminal marketing.
  3. the commercialization of gender ideals.
  4. gender inequality.
  5. structural constraints.

 

ANSWER: b

REFERENCES: 322

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. The LGBT movement is driven by political goals. Which one of the following is an example of a political goal?
  2. challenging dominant constructions of masculinity and femininity
  3. confronting heteronormativity
  4. changing laws and policies to gain rights and protections
  5. challenging homophobia

 

ANSWER: c

REFERENCES: 334

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.3

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. In their discussion of male-female relationships, John and Mary come to the conclusion that men are prisoners of their hormones and simply not capable of forming meaningful relationships. Their argument is grounded in
  2. socialization theory.
  3. feminism.
  4. the scientific method.
  5. sexist thinking.

 

ANSWER: d

REFERENCES: 347

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.6

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Sexism can be so extreme that it can involve a hatred for one sex. Such hatred directed at men is called
  2. misogyny.
  3. misandry.
  4. feminism.
  5. hypermasculinity.

 

ANSWER: b

REFERENCES: 347

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.6

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Sexism can be so extreme that it can involve a hatred for one sex. Such hatred directed at women is called
  2. misogyny.
  3. misandry.
  4. feminism.
  5. homophobia.

 

ANSWER: a

REFERENCES: 347

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.6

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. An image of armed and muscle-bound males surrounded by scantily clad women who idolize them is a display of
  2. misandry.
  3. homophobia.
  4. hypermasculinity.
  5. the gender gap.

 

ANSWER: c

REFERENCES: 346

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.6

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. From the outlaw cowboy to the gangster rapper, violent masculinity is an enduring symbol of American manhood. These enduring symbols relate to
  2. hypermasculinity.
  3. homophobia.
  4. misandry.
  5. transsexualism.

 

ANSWER: a

REFERENCES: 346

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.6

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. The history of feminism cannot be separated from efforts to
  2. change the lives of women, and by extension, the lives of children and men.
  3. subordinate men.
  4. force women to value and choose careers over motherhood.
  5. control men.

 

ANSWER: a

REFERENCES: 350

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.6

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Sociologists take a __________ viewpoint when they emphasize in their research and teaching such themes as a right to bodily integrity and autonomy, access to safe contraceptives, the right to choose, and freedom from sexual harassment.
  2. sexist
  3. structuralist
  4. feminist
  5. heteronormative

 

ANSWER: c

REFERENCES: 351

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.6

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Which sociological perspective is most likely to argue that knowing their babies’ sex allows a parent-to-be time to plan for raising children to conform to gender expectations of their society?
  2. functionalist
  3. conflict
  4. symbolic interactionist
  5. feminist

 

ANSWER: a

REFERENCES: 352

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.7

NOTES: New

 

  1. __________ are interested in how parents who choose not to undergo sex testing explain that decision to others.
  2. Functionalists
  3. Conflict theorists
  4. Symbolic interactionists
  5. Feminists

 

ANSWER: c

REFERENCES: 353

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.7

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. __________ are interested in knowing how the sex of a baby affects the parents’ sense of self.
  2. Functionalists
  3. Conflict theorists
  4. Symbolic interactionists
  5. Feminists

 

ANSWER: c

REFERENCES: 353

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.7

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Sociologists inspired by conflict and feminist perspectives would agree that testing for a baby’s sex before its birth
  2. gives parents have time to prepare to raise a baby boy or baby girl.
  3. supports female infanticide.
  4. allows parents to prepare for a baby that is not of the wished-for sex.
  5. prepares parents to meet a baby’s needs.

 

ANSWER: b

REFERENCES: 354

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.7

NOTES: New

 

  1. Which of the following statements is false about gender ideals?
  2. Not everyone can or wants to meet gender ideals.
  3. A gender ideal is a caricature that exaggerates the traits believed to make someone male or female.
  4. Gender ideals often do not exist in reality.
  5. Gender ideals must be achievable by most people.

 

ANSWER: d

REFERENCES: 322

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: New

 

  1. When asked how her life would be different if she were a boy, Pilan responded, “I would not be as emotional.” This response suggests that Pilan is thinking about how her
  2. secondary sex characteristics.
  3. life chances.
  4. biological reality.
  5. primary sex characteristics.

 

ANSWER: b

REFERENCES: 337

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.4

NOTES: New

 

  1. __________ include those who identity with a gender that is at odds with one that is a socially or officially recognized sex.
  2. Intersexuals
  3. Meta­sexuals
  4. Transgenders
  5. Hermaphrodites

 

ANSWER: c

REFERENCES: 323

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: New

 

  1. In Thailand, “Katoey” is the name for those born anatomically male but having a female “heart.” This example applies to the concept of
  2. transgender.
  3. transvestite.
  4. intersexual.
  5. hermaphrodite.

 

ANSWER: a

REFERENCES: 323

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: New

 

  1. In New Zealand, the Maori culture call those who are born anatomically male but prefer company of females and pursue “female” occupations, Whakawahine. This example applies to the concept of
  2. transgender.
  3. transvestite.
  4. intersexual.
  5. hermaphrodite.

 

ANSWER: a

REFERENCES: 323

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: New

 

  1. One survey shows that 90 percent of women claimed to have experienced some foot problem from wearing uncomfortable, yet fashionable, shoes. This finding suggests women will endure pain
  2. to save money.
  3. for unknown reasons.
  4. to get where they need to go.
  5. to meet a gender ideal.

 

ANSWER: d

REFERENCES: 324

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: New

 

  1. The concept of life chances applies to
  2. major life events.
  3. ascribed statuses.
  4. virtually every aspect of life.
  5. women and not men.

 

ANSWER: c

REFERENCES: 336

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.4

NOTES: New

 

  1. Anyone holding the job of daycare worker–no matter his or her gender– will display “feminine” characteristics. This statement suggests the power of
  2. biology.
  3. structural constraints.
  4. choice.
  5. chance.

 

ANSWER: b

REFERENCES: 338

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.4

NOTES: New

 

  1. Sociological research on transwomen (male-female transsexuals) suggests that most report becoming more fearful and feeling physically vulnerable. The researchers concluded that
  2. by nature men are more physical and women are more emotional.
  3. culture norms and messages about women as the weaker sex overrode decades of experiences as men.
  4. men are really the weaker sex.
  5. women really are the weaker sex.

 

ANSWER: b

REFERENCES: 337

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.4

NOTES: New

 

  1. Which of the following statements is false about income differences between men and women as a group?
  2. Income differences between men and women vary by age.
  3. On the whole, women earn about 81 percent for every dollar earned by men.
  4. On average women with advanced degrees earn more than their male counterparts.
  5. Women have made substantial gains in closing the income gap with men.

 

ANSWER: c

REFERENCES: 343

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: New

 

  1. Sociologist Emily Kane interviewed 42 parents about how they go about gender socialization. She learned that
  2. all parents raise children to meet gender expectations.
  3. most parents encourage non-normative behavior.
  4. most, if not all, parents think long and hard about how to turn children into “girls” or “boys.”
  5. there are a variety of parenting styles.

 

ANSWER: d

REFERENCES: 328

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.2

NOTES: New

 

  1. Which parenting style related to gendered socialization assumes babies are destined to be boys or girls?
  2. cultivators
  3. naturalizers
  4. refiners
  5. innovators

 

ANSWER: b

REFERENCES: 328

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.2

NOTES: New

 

  1. A five-year-old boy lives in a household where he is allowed to dress up like a princess and also play with trucks. Based on sociologist Emily Kane’s typology the parents are clearly not
  2. naturalizes.
  3. refiners.
  4. innovators.
  5. resisters.

 

ANSWER: a

REFERENCES: 330

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.2

NOTES: New

 

  1. Jezell believes that women should wait for men to ask them out on a date. From a sociological point of view she is following
  2. an outdated norm.
  3. her heart.
  4. sexual script.
  5. the crowd.

 

ANSWER: c

REFERENCES: 334

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.3

NOTES: New

 

  1. In creating its elite special forces the military faces __________ of cultivating an environment that supports homophobia, sexism, and misogyny.
  2. a low risk
  3. a high risk
  4. no risk
  5. neglegible risk

 

ANSWER: b

REFERENCES: 346

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.01 – comprehensive

TOPICS: Mod 9.6

NOTES: New

 

  1. In 1998, Matthew Shepard was tortured and murdered in an anti-gay hate crime in Wyoming. Shepard’s case brought international attention to
  2. hyper masculinity.
  3. misogyny.
  4. extreme homophobia.
  5. misandry.

 

ANSWER: c

REFERENCES: 348

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.6

NOTES: New

 

  1. Football revolves around __________ because men communicate power and dominance over one another through their ability to take and give hard hits.
  2. misogyny
  3. hypermasculinity
  4. misandry
  5. structural constraints

 

ANSWER: b

REFERENCES: 351

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: SSOC.FERR.15.02 – applied

TOPICS: Mod 9.6

NOTES: New

 

True / False

 

  1. Primary sex characteristics refer to anatomical traits essential to reproduction.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 320

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: New

 

  1. In the first week after conception the human embryo has the potential to form either ovaries or testes.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 321

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. No fixed line separates masculinity from femininity.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 321

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: New

 

  1. Some gender ideals do not exist in reality.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 321

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: New

 

  1. For the most part boys believe that their lives would change in positive ways if they were girls.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: False

REFERENCES: 337

TOPICS: Mod 9.4

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. For the most part, girls believe that their lives would become more active and less restrictive if they were boys.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 337

TOPICS: Mod 9.4

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Engineering and computer information science are career fields dominated by men.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 308

TOPICS: Mod 9.4

NOTES: New

 

  1. Life chances include the probability of wearing uncomfortable shoes.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 336

TOPICS: Mod 9.4

NOTES: New

 

  1. Any work environment that segregates men and women so that they do work in different spaces is gendered.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 338

TOPICS: Mod 9.4

NOTES: New

 

  1. According to the World Economic Forum measures, there is no country in which women, as a group, have more overall opportunities than males.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 340

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. The United States ranks as the country with the least gender inequality.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: False

REFERENCES: 341

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: New

 

  1. Yemen ranks as the country with the greatest gender inequality.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 341

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. In Yemen, male power over women is supported by Islamic Law interpreted by men.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 341

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. The median income of registered nurses who are male is less than that of women.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: False

REFERENCES: 345

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: New

 

  1. The term glass escalator applies to men who work in male-dominated professions.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: False

REFERENCES: 345

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Men suffer more than 90 percent of workplace fatalities.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 344

TOPICS: Mod 9.5

NOTES: New

 

  1. Sociologists argue that an underdetermined yet significant portion of male–female differences are products of socialization.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 327

TOPICS: Mod 9.2

NOTES: New

 

  1. Early childhood teachers seem to be more accepting of girls’ cross­gender behaviors and explorations than they are of boys’.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 327

TOPICS: Mod 9.2

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Children’s toys figure prominently in the gender socialization process.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 328

TOPICS: Mod 9.2

NOTES: New

 

  1. Norms governing female body language suggest power, dominance, and high status.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: False

REFERENCES: 329

TOPICS: Mod 9.2

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. It is very difficult to discuss sexuality in a context where heterosexuality is considered normal and other sexualities not.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 332

TOPICS: Mod 9.3

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Sexual orientation applies only to sexual behaviors.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: False

REFERENCES: 333

TOPICS: Mod 9.3

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Sexual scripts guide people through sexual activities and encounters.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 334

TOPICS: Mod 9.3

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. The LGBT movements in the United States started in the 2010s.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: False

REFERENCES: 334

TOPICS: Mod 9.3

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Misogyny is hatred directed at men.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: False

REFERENCES: 347

TOPICS: Mod 9.6

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Misandry is hatred directed at men.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 347

TOPICS: Mod 9.6

NOTES: New

 

  1. Hypermasculinity involves downplaying physical strength.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: False

REFERENCES: 346

TOPICS: Mod 9.6

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Misogyny, homophobia, and hypermasculinity are interrelated.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 346

TOPICS: Mod 9.6

NOTES: New

 

  1. Except for the U.S., all militaries around the world ban gay soldiers from serving.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: False

REFERENCES: 348

TOPICS: Mod 9.6

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Feminists advocate for gender equality.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 349

TOPICS: Mod 9.6

NOTES: New

 

  1. Conflict theorists dismiss any assertion that knowing a baby’s sex helps in planning to meet that baby’s needs.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 353

TOPICS: Mod 9.7

NOTES: Pickup

 

  1. Advertisers commodify gender ideals when they play on gender insecurities to sell products.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 322

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: New

 

  1. From a global perspective there is no such thing as a third gender.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: False

REFERENCES: 323

TOPICS: Mod 9.1

NOTES: New

 

  1. In making the transition from being a man to becoming a woman, transwomen must come to terms with issues around personal safety.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 337

TOPICS: Mod 9.4

NOTES: New

 

  1. In making the transition from being a woman to becoming a man, transmen must learn how to control their emotions.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 337

TOPICS: Mod 9.4

NOTES: New

 

  1. Parents have different styles when it comes to gender socialization.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 328

TOPICS: Mod 9.2

NOTES: New

 

  1. American football is a sport that revolves around hypermasculinity.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 351

TOPICS: Mod 9.6

NOTES: New

 

  1. Both conflict theorists and feminists are concerned about the gender inequality that sex testing promotes.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: True

REFERENCES: 354

TOPICS: Mod 9.7

NOTES: New

 

  1. From a feminist point of view, sex testing contributes to order and stability in society.
  2. True
  3. False

 

ANSWER: False

REFERENCES: 352

TOPICS: Mod 9.7

NOTES: New

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