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Practice test - What do you know about Sports Return to Assessment List

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Question 1 of 26

People around the world define sport in the same way because it has a fundamental essence that

transcends culture.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: False

Question 2 of 26

Historically, the earliest sports often were connected with festivals and grounded in religious ritual

and ceremony.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: True

Question 3 of 26

Research consistently shows that sports build character.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: False

Q ti 4 f 26

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Question 4 of 26

Research shows that when the rate of participation in organized sports increases, the rate of obesity in the society

declines dramatically.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: False

Question 5 of 26

The growth of organized youth sports since the 1950s has been influenced more by television than

by changes in family life.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: False

Question 6 of 26

Compared with informal games, organized youth sports emphasize rules and strategies more than

action and involvement.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: True

Question 7 of 26

Boys are more likely than girls to think they are better at sports than they actually are when it comes

to sport skills.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: True

Question 8 of 26

Most deviance within sports occurs because athletes overconform to norms in society.

 A. True

B. False

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Answer Key: True

Question 9 of 26

Research indicates that the athletes most likely to use performance-enhancing drugs are those who

are least committed to sports and to their teammates.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: False

Question 10 of 26

Prior to the 20th century, violence among spectators at sport events seldom occurred and was tame

in comparison to crowd violence today.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: False

Question 11 of 26

Despite Title IX, women still lag behind men in participation and funding in both high school and

college sports.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: True

Question 12 of 26

The proportion of women coaches for the most popular intercollegiate sports was significantly

higher in 2004 than in 1977.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: False

Question 13 of 26

African Americans have more opportunities in professional sports than in traditional professions

such as medicine and law.

 A. True

B. False

 

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Answer Key: False

Question 14 of 26

Sports have had a democratizing influence on American society by giving low-income people as

much opportunity to participate as high-income people.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: False

Question 15 of 26

The most powerful people in sports today are the men who control massive media corporations

such as Comcast, DIRECTV, and Cablevision.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: True

Question 16 of 26

In high school, students who play a sport generally have higher grade point averages than those

who do not.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: True

Question 17 of 26

Female intercollegiate athletes as a group have a higher graduation rate than other female college

students.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: True

Question 18 of 26

Profits from intercollegiate sport programs are often used to support academic programs.

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 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: False

Question 19 of 26

At elite liberal arts colleges like Harvard, students recruited as athletes stand a better chance of

being admitted than other students.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: True

Question 20 of 26

Owning a sport team is most likely to be profitable when sport leagues are organized as cartels

and operate as monopolies.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: True

Question 21 of 26

Ticket prices to sport events are primarily a function of player salaries.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: False

Question 22 of 26

Television coverage of sports such as golf and tennis is based on the attraction of many viewers and

high ratings.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: False

Question 23 of 26

Aside from the positive public relations gained by politicians associating with athletes and teams,

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there is little connection between government and sports.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: False

Question 24 of 26

Traditional Protestant beliefs generally favor competitive sports over free and expressive play

because competitive sports are oriented around work and achievement.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: True

Question 25 of 26

According to the U.S. Supreme Court, saying public prayers at a public school's sport event is a

violation of the U.S. Constitution.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: True

Question 26 of 26

Athletes possess exceptional power to create meaningful social changes in society.

 A. True

B. False

Answer Key: False

            

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