Gender Roles

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Question 1 1.
Your _____ depends on whether you were born with distinct male or female genitals and a genetic program that released either male or female hormones to stimulate the development of your reproductive system.
Answer
| a. | self | | b. | gender identity | | c. | sex | | d. | gender | | e. | gender role |
4 points
Question 2 1.
The feelings, attitudes, and behaviors typically associated with being male or female are termed one’s _____.
Answer
| a. | hormones | | b. | gender | | c. | sex | | d. | gender role | | e. | gender identity |
4 points
Question 3 1.
Your identification with, or sense of belonging to, a particular sex – biologically, psychologically, and socially is called _____.
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| | c. | boys and girls are fully committed to gendered activities at school and at home. | | d. | gender boundaries are exceptionally rigid among children. | | e. | children passively respond to adult demands. |
4 points
Question 12 1.
Thorne found that contests, chasing games, and other activities often involved self-segregation of boys and girls. She also reported many cases of boys and girls _____.
Answer
| a. | playing together | | b. | playing alone | | c. | hurting each other | | d. | fighting | | e. | avoiding each other |
4 points
Question 13 1.
In Thorne’s research on a fourth-and fifth-grade American classroom she noted that activities requiring cooperation such as a group radio show or an art project
Answer
| a. | heightened attention to gender. | | b. | created more conflict between boys and girls. | | c. | required putting the students into same-sex groups. | | d. | lessened attention to gender. | | e. | made gender roles more distinct. |
4 points
Question 14 1.
Most research comparing co-ed and same-sex schools does not indicate that
Answer
| a. | girls do much better in same-sex schools. | | b. | girls in same-sex schools have greater self-esteem and self-confidence. | | c. | in same-sex schools girls focus more on academic excellence and less on attractiveness. | | d. | same-sex schools provide more same-sex role models for girls. | | e. | same-sex schools reinforce more

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