The digital divide is a social but not an economic inequality among people

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SYG 4119 Module 2 Economic Status and Change Pretest Answers (Rasmussen College)

SYG 4119 Module 2 Economic Status and Change Pretest Answers (Rasmussen College)

The digital divide is a social but not an economic inequality among people

Select one:

True

 

False

Question 2

 

"Hardware inequality", in relation to the digital divide, refers to

Select one:

a. Lack of access to items such as computers, smartphones, and tablets

 

b. Lack of access to high-speed internet

c. Lack of access to the latest smartphone models

d. Lack of access to cell phone towers

Question 3

Which of the following is NOT one of the changes Union Pacific Railroad made?

Select one:

a. The company moved customer service operations to a centralized location in St. Louis, MO

b. The company implemented new technology to digitally monitor trains and tracks

c. The company hired 1,000 additional employees through a jobs creation program

 

d. The company eliminated inefficiency in layers of middle management

Question 4

 

Examine which of the following best describes how modern technology has impacted social relationships?

Select one:

a. Technology has strengthened social relationships

b. Technology has both strengthened and weakened many social relationships, depending on the context

 

c. Technology has weakened social relationships

d. Technology has had little impact on social relationships since it is "non-human"

Question 5

 

Closing the digital divide in the United States will also eliminate gaps in Socio Economic Status (SES)

Select one:

True

False

 

Question 6

 

In order to close or reduce the digital divide, it is also necessary to address a gap in skills

Select one:

True

 

False

Question 7

 

Which of the following best describes the relationship between economic power and access to the internet?

Select one:

a. As economic power decreases, access to the internet tends to increase

b. As economic power increases, access to the internet tends to increase

 

c. Economic power and internet access are not related variables, but political power and access to the internet are

d. As economic power increases, access to the internet tends to decrease

Question 8

 

What does SES refer to?

Select one:

a. Socio Equality Simulation

b. Socio Experience Simulation

c. Socio Economic Status

 

d. Socio Equality Status

Question 9

 

The digital divide refers to a lack of access to technology but not a lack of comfort in using it

Select one:

True

False

 

Question 10

 

How has technological advancement shifted gender roles?

Select one:

a. Men and Women now expected to share the burden of child care equally in all cases

b. Men were previously expected to stay home and care for children while Women were breadwinners but this has lessened and sometimes been reversed

c. Women were previously expected to work both inside and outside the home but this is changing

d. Women were previously expected to stay home and care for children while Men were breadwinners but this has lessened and sometimes been reversed