Exam Questions: Human Rights, Communities & Identity

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Practise Exam questions: Human Rights, Communities and Identities topic.
1. When we describe a community as multicultural, what do we mean? Put a cross in the box
that indicates the correct answer.
A The people who live in the neighbourhood all enjoy cultural activities such as opera and ballet.
B The community is made up of people from many different cultural and ethnic groups.
C The community includes many small businesses (1)
2. What is a refugee? Put a cross in the box that indicates the correct answer.
A Somebody who decides to move to another country to improve their job prospects.
B Somebody who is forced to leave their home country to escape persecution.
C Somebody who illegally travels to another country to start a new life. (1)
3. Which law made it illegal to discriminate against somebody because of race or ethnic
origin?
A The Race Relations Act 1976
B The Sex Discrimination Act 1975
C The Minimum Wage Act 2000 (1)
4. What is an ethnic minority?
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5. Explain the difference between immigration and emigration.
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6. Describe two examples of how immigrants have contributed to British society.
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Give two reasons why a migrant may move to a new country.
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8. Explain what is meant by the term `ethnic diversity.'
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9. Explain what is meant by the term `discrimination'.…read more

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