Question 8The building of mosques in the United States has:a.encountered community resistance in rec

Question 8The building of mosques in the United States has:a.encountered community resistance in recent years.b.led to improved relations between Arabs and whites.c.provided more interfaith centers for communities at large.d.been shown to be correlated to more acts of terrorism.1 points Question 9The higher socioeconomic status of the Lebanese in the United States is primarily the result of:a.their much earlier settlement in the United States.b.their professional studies in the United States.c.the social network they acquire through their occupation.d.the recent arrival of a more educated class.1 points Question 10Ziad, a Syrian immigrant, owns and operates a convenience store and gas station in a neighborhood that doesn’t have a large department store. What role is he serving in his community?a.Consumerb.Producerc.Middlemand.Professional1 points Question 11According to the text, what is perhaps the major philosophical question for Arab immigrants and especially for their children born and raised in the United States?a.Can I love Allah and America at the same time?b.What kind of American does society want me to be?c.Do I really want to be an American?d.Why are Americans largely anti-Arab and pro-Israeli?1 points Question 12Gathering data on Arab Americans became a focus of the federal government in the late 1980s using surveillance technology from the:a.Korean War.b.Cold War.c.Gulf War.d.Vietnam War.1 points Question 13How does Islamophobia resemble anti-Semitism?a.Both ignore historical events and rely exclusively on current political and social patterns of behavior.b.Both are recent movements brought on as a reaction to terrorism.c.Both involve covert, rather than overt, discriminatory practices.d.Both apply historical myths and fabrications to modern-day circumstances.1 points Question 14In 2010, Oklahoma voters, by a huge majority, approved a ballot that:a.forbade Shariah law in Oklahoma courts.b.restricted the voting rights of U.S. Arab citizens.c.barred Muslims from running for public office.d.enacted zoning regulations for Muslim mosques.1 points Question 15Fifty-nine percent of Americans are in favor of:a.compensating Muslims for the intrusion of privacy.b.requiring Muslims to carry special identification.c.detaining Arabs for questioning without a warrant.d.using taxpayer resources to help Arab refugees immigrate to the U.S.1 points Question 16What U.S. Arab community has followed an almost classic passage of assimilation?a.Lebanese Roman Catholicsb.Iraqi Sunnisc.Syrian Sunnisd.Egyptian Roman Catholics1 points Question 17What event in 1979 propelled the growing definition of Muslims as the enemy?a.The bombing explosion in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma Cityb.The hijacking of a TWA airliner by Lebanese Shiite gunmenc.The taking of American hostages at the U.S. embassy in Tehrand.The hijacking of an Italian cruise ship by Palestine Liberation Movement militants1 points Question 18During Ramadan, the Islamic holy month, Muslims refrain from eating or drinking during daylight hours, breaking their fast each night. At one predominantly Muslim high school in Michigan, the football coach moved practices to late night for this month so players could observe their fast and eat before training. What does this scenario best illustrate?a.Racial accommodationb.Segmented assimilationc.Conditional integrationd.Residential dispersion1 points Question 19How do Arab Americans compare to Hispanics and African Americans in their level of structural assimilation?a.Arab Americans tend to segregate more into neighborhood enclaves.b.Arab Americans have higher rates of residential dispersion.c.Arab Americans intermarry at lower rates regardless of generation.d.Arab Americans socialize exclusively within their own religious network.1 points Question 20What is one result of the PATRIOT Act?a.Greater legal protection of Arab American rightsb.Fewer incidents of discrimination against Arab Americansc.Less monitoring of non-Arab communicationsd.The deportation of many legal Arab residents