Quiz on "Shouldn't we discriminate for Black Americans?"




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There are two kinds of questions those with circles in front of the answers and those with squares in front of the answers.  The ones with circles have only one answer.  The ones with squares can have more than one answer but might only have one answer. Lets say a question has 2 right answers and you check the correct boxes but you also check two boxes that are the wrong answer. You will get a score of zero on the question even though 2 of the answers were correct. 
 

Thomas Sowell said that:


Affirmative action helps blacks and whites
Affirmative action hurts both blacks and whites
Affirmative action hurts blacks but helps whites

Does getting blacks who want to be engineers into the best engineering schools help them if whites with their test scores wouldn't have made it into that school?


No, because they would do poorly compared to other students and flunk out.

What are the effects of affirmative action laws?


Employers don't know if the black person earned previous jobs because of talent or affirmative action.
More blacks graduate college engineering programs
Fewer whites get into the top college engineering programs

The SAT scores of Black Students at Cornell who were on academic probation were:


Below the average SAT score of all students in the U.S.

Below the average SAT score of all students in Cornell University