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1.What is unique about the aging situation in Texas? a.A younger generation of non-Hispanic whites providing for an older generation of Hispanics b.A younger generation of Hispanics providing for an older generation of non-Hispanic whites c.An older generation of non-Hispanic whites providing for a younger generation of Hispanics d.An older generation of Hispanics providing.
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  11.How are population projections useful? a.Create a birth death in society b.Provide a rise in life expectancy c.Give disaster respondents an idea of amount of supplies needed d.Foretell a decrease in rate of marriage e.07 12.What characteristics might a politically unstable nation present? a.Slow population growth and strong economy b.Slow population growth and weak economy c.Fast population growth and.
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  1.Explain why the census cannot be conducted using exclusively the Internet, and various ways the Census Bureau utilizes the Internet as a tool using examples from 2.Certain groups of people have balked at the idea of sharing information with the Census. Name 2 of these groups, and measures the census has.
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  1.The percent of Americans who identify as middle class is 91.  (9) 2.Americans primarily understand social class to be based on social power.   (9) Americans understand social class as it relates to economics. There are sometimes intersectionalities between social class and status, wealth and power, but not always. 3.The poverty level is.
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  11.With which value does inequality correlate? a.Increased starvation b.Increased infant survival rates c.Increased homicide d.Increased disease 2 12.During which historical time period did inequality levels mirror those present in the United States today? a.The American Revolution b.The Great Depression c.The Civil Rights Movement d.The Westward Expansion 3 13.What time period marked a golden age of income growth for rich and poor? a.1865-1918 b.1918-1946 c.1947-1973 d.1973-1980 4 14.Which quintile.
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  261.Barbara receives a funny e-mail about a taboo topic. This type of humor is explained by a.cultural differences. b.relief theory. c.superiority theory. d.electronic media theory. e.incongruity theory. 262.Humor can be ___________ because sometimes we laugh without processing what we are laughing about. a.incongruous b.confusing c.all-encompassing d.demanding e.generalized 263._____________ offers the explanation that humor is found in feeling above or better than the.
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  11.What are the two crucial parts of creating an effective survey? a.Collect results and count results b.Define purpose and define target population c.Keep questions short and go door-to-door d.Oversample minority populations and use random sampling e.1 12.How long did it take to collect the first census? a.6 months b.1 year c.18 months d.2 years 13.Which sampling technique sought out “typical” respondents,.
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  11.Which country has not followed the global trend of increased single motherhood? a.United States b.France c.Japan d.Spain 4 12.What is a reason for the increase in age at first marriage? a.Decreased interest in pursuing lucrative careers b.Decreased interest in pursuing advanced degrees c.Increased stigma on marriage d.Decreased stigma on cohabitation 13.What survey looks at trends by birth cohort and marriage cohort? a.U.S..
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  211.Mrs. Anderson controls her first grade class with ____________ because she gives students a sticker each day if they do as they are told. a.legitimate power b.reward power c.expert power d.connection power e.referent power 212.Even though managers are often well compensated, you are likely to find more value in being a a.task manager. b.leader. c.customer relations expert. d.supervisor. e.skilled worker. 213.____________ refers.
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1.What was the first year same-sex couples were included in the census count? a. 1980 b.1990 c.2000 d.2010 2 2.What year was the first time married gay couples were included in the census count? a.1980 b.1990 c.2000 d.2010 2 3.Why did the census begin to include married gay couples despite the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act? a.Gay marriage was legalized by the.
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1.What was the year of the first U.S. census? a.1870 b.1940 c.1790 d.1910 2.Where and when was the first recorded census? a.China in 4000 BCE b.Japan in 3500 BCE c.Italy in 4000 BCE d.Greece in 3500 BCE 3.How many representatives in the Senate is each state in the United States allowed? a. One b.Two c.Three d.The number of representatives is based on population.
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  11.What year marked the first time in U.S. history that women dominated the sex ratio? a. 1920 b.1930 c.1950 d.1980 7 12.What is a side effect of the industrial revolution? a.Decreased participation of women in the labor force b.Increased participation of women in the labor force c.Decreased birth rate d.Increased birth rate 6 13.What type of jobs did men typically occupy.
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  4.People often consider Non-Hispanic white to be the default race in the United States. Using examples from the text, explain why this is not the case. 5.Four main types of voluntary immigrants are identified in the text. Define each, and explain how certain types of voluntary immigration contribute to the.
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  1.TRUE or FALSE: A purpose statement works well as a question. 2.TRUE or FALSE: Purpose statements are most effective when they are broad and overarching. 3.TRUE or FALSE: Attitudes can usually change easily while beliefs require time and solid persuasive evidence to create change. 4.TRUE or FALSE: A representative example can sufficiently justify.
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  11.What term is the fear of foreign groups and their customs? a.Amaxophobia b.Stenophobia c.Topophobia d.Xenophobia 8 12.What is a reason for involuntary migration? a.Removal from land by a majority group b.Avoid alienation from families c.Escape political persecution d.Attain religious freedom 9 13.Which two racial groups have been victims of involuntary immigration in the United States? a.Non-Hispanic Whites and Blacks b.Blacks and Hispanics c.Hispanics or Latinos.
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  1.What are the core assumptions of cultivation theory and social comparison theory? How can these theories be used to explain the effectiveness of direct-toconsumer advertising of pharmaceuticals? 2.Why are some patients noncompliant with medical treatment or doctors’ recommendations? How can providers use persuasion to increase patient compliance? 3.In making a health campaign.
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  1.With humor permeating so many aspects of our daily lives, is it an effective persuasive tactic? 2.Are there any limitations of using humor in persuasion? 3.What is the enthymematic connection? Is it better to have prior knowledge of a subject when you are making an enthymematic connection? Why or why not?   .
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  6.Choose one intersectionality (race, immigration, or gender), and explain how income inequality and poverty have affected that group. (4-25) 7.Many critics argue that the poverty line is an outdated and oversimplified measurement. Explain the pros and cons of the poverty line using examples from the text. (9)     .
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  4.Explain several reasons why a person might not want to participate in the census, which ultimately results in undercounting of the population and possible underfunding of programs for that population. (2-13) 5.Give 3 examples of how census data could be useful for public and private sectors to anticipate the needs of.
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226.____________ are statements about the reason for the speech. a. Persuasive presentations b. Specific purposes c. Arguments by cause d. General purposes e. Testimonials 227.Which organizational pattern is used with this argument? I.Why the Southwestern United States is running out of water II.The effects of a water shortage a.Cause-and-effect b.Problem-solution c.Monroe’s Motivated Sequence d.Questions of fact e.Argument by example 228.Because.
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  4.There are many different types of poverty discussed in the chapter, including: temporary, chronic, relative, and near poor. Pick one type of poverty. Define, and describe why you think this type of poverty is the most detrimental to a person’s life outcomes. (9-20) 5.Despite studies that show that social mobility has.
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  11.Why did pension plans first come into existence? a.Social Security could not support the elderly. b.Almshouses could not support the elderly. c.Public outrage over conditions of elderly d.Elderly demanded a way to stop working. e.0 12.When was the Social Security Act passed? a.1920 b.1925 c.1930 d.1935 0 13.What is ageism? a.A social system for classifying people by age b.The study of aging c.Populations born during.
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  21.Which racial group became less impoverished as a whole during the recent recession? a.Asian Americans b.Non-Hispanic Whites c.Latinos d.African Americans e.7 22.Which age group was most affected by poverty in the recent recession? a.Children b.Teens under age 18 c.Age 18-64 d.Age 65 and over 7 23.Which is a coping technique to deal with poverty discussed in Chapter 2? a.Moving into individual apartments b.Increased reliance.
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1.Which intersectionalities does chapter 2 explore? a.Poverty, wealth, employment and inequality b.Wealth, race, gender and inequality c.Poverty, race, gender and inequality d.Poverty, race, employment and inequality e.8 2.Which quality is a basis for stratification? a.Custom of dress b.Social position c.Family structure d.Prestige 9 3.Which is a type of poverty? a.Near Poor b.Generational c.Relational d.Residual 9-20 4.What type of poverty does the following quote demonstrate? “We are the Super Rich…We.
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1.Which survey tracks quality of life topics in the United States? a.American Community Survey b.Current Population Survey c.American Housing Survey d.National Crime Victimization Survey e.02 2.Which survey tracks rates of certain crimes? a.American Community Survey b.Current Population Survey c.American Housing Survey d.National Crime Victimization Survey e.03 3.Which survey tracks characteristics of the labor force? a.American Community Survey b.Current Population Survey c.American Housing Survey d.National Crime Victimization.
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251.Humor makes messages a.funny. b. accessible. c. memorable.  d. complex. e. ineffective. 252.Kelly laughed when she saw her 2-year-old son, who couldn’t even read yet, pick up a book to take with him to the bathroom. This type of humor is explained by a.Mimicked behaviors b.Relief theory c.Superiority theory d.Misunderstanding theory e.Incongruity theory 253.Humor helps people build a.enthymemes. b.stamina. c.work ethic. d.trust. e.relationships. 254.Which of.
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1.What major consequence did Louisiana suffer as a result of Hurricane Katrina? a.Increased immigration rates overtaxing state resources b.Increased percentage of children taxing state programs c.Loss of a vote in the Electoral College d.Loss of a large percentage of the Asian population 4 2.Which racial group had an increase in total percentage of the population, despite.
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  5.The text looks at how women’s roles have changed with the sex ratio in 5 main periods: the new nation (1790-1850), the Civil War (1860-1870), immigration and industrialization (1880-1920), the Great Depression and World War II (1930-1970), and the 21st century. Pick one period and describe the opportunities women had.
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1.What racial group is the exception to the gender rule that men outnumber women in their twenties? a.Non-Hispanic whites b.Blacks c.Asian Americans d.Hispanics or Latinos e.2 2.Which trait is considered gendered? a.The clothes a person wears b.The place a person lives c.The way a person votes d.The mental health of a person 2 3.Which is an example of encouraging children to adopt.
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  236.The following is an argument by ______________: “I am the professor’s favorite student because I am the only one who got an A on the last test.” a.example b.statistic c.sign d.cause e.principle or value 237.When possible, advertisers will use statistics from a “university study” because the research typically has greater ___________ than other privately funded studies. a.relevance b.arguments c.credibility d.testimonials e.solutions 238.An.
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  1.There is no biological difference between racial groups.  (5) 2.Race is the grouping of people who share heritage, be it national, linguistic,  ancestral, or cultural.  (5) Race is the differentiation of people based on physical traits. The statement is the definition of ethnicity. 3.There are more races than ethnicities.  (5) 4.A minority group.
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  1.TRUE or FALSE: Advertisers use humor to establish rapport with audiences and then use systematic persuasion in their messages. 2.TRUE or FALSE: An audience must make an inferiority connection with the message if its persuasive intent is to be effective. 3.TRUE or FALSE: Humor allows us to discuss taboo topics publicly. 4.TRUE or.
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  3.Explain the geographic distribution the older population of the United States. (Page 4.Explain what political conflict can occur when there is an age segment of the population that is much larger than any other age group. (8) 5.Explain several reasons that life expectancy continues to rise in the U.S. and worldwide. (9)     .
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  1.Explain some of the reasons people choose to cohabitate without marriage. (Page 2.Describe some of the reasons that Japan has escaped the worldwide trend of increased single motherhood. (4) ??              There is a low incidence of teenage sex. 3.Explain several lifestyle factors that result in a decreased likelihood of divorce.     .
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201.___________ refers to those job interviewing decisions or actions that tend not to occur face-to-face. a. Direct persuasion b. Indirect persuasion c. Customer relations d Haptics e. Vocalics 202.Thomas gets off to a bad start with the hiring committee because he offers a limp handshake. This type of handshake is called a.The Crusher. b.The.
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  1.Explain what four major consequences the changes in population size and demographics after Hurricane Katrina posed for New Orleans and Louisiana as a whole. (4) 2.Explain why it is difficult to accurately compare racial data from the census from 1790 to present. (7-38) 3.Hostility is a common emotion that greets new immigrants to.
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  1.When giving a persuasive presentation, is it important to share the same values as your audience? Why or why not? Give an example. 2.Identify what is wrong with the following argument: “Most students on campus do not think tuition and fees should increase, so we should keep the same rate next.
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