Britain Today: Born black, White or Brown - Does it Really Matter?

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Before you watch the lecture, it is important that you understand 10 key words. For each of the definitions below, choose the correct word.

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1. Term usually used to describe identification between members in a group, through a common culture, history, ancestry, religion, language etc, either real or assumed.

race nationality
ethnicity culture

2. Term usually used to describe a shared genetic heritage (including one's skin colour, and associated traits).

race nationality
ethnicity culture

3. The act of reaching an aim or gaining a new ability/skill, through effort.

motivation fulfilment
satisfaction attainment

4. A tendency or inclination towards something that is present from the beginning.

predestination prematurity
predisposition predicament

5. To describe something occurring among members of a family usually by heredity; affecting or determined by genes.

gerundive genomic
geriatric genetic

6. A term used to describe the relationship between the personal, internal environment, and the wider social world (ie the influence of social factors on an individual's mind or behaviour).

psychosocial sociopathic
intersocial psychological

7. A statement that of two quantities one is specifically less than (or greater than) another; an unfair or imbalanced state.

identity inequality
indifference uniformity

8. A term that describes the process humans use for remembering, reasoning, understanding, and using judgment; the ability to think and make sense out of what is seen, heard, felt, and experienced, in order to solve problems.

motor affective
cognitive cerebral

9. A diminished, damaged or deteriorated ability to do something.

impairment incapacity
risk detraction

10. Pattern of gradual change in a condition, output, or process, or an average or general tendency of a series of data points to move in a certain direction over time, represented by a line or curve on a graph.

velocity fluctuation
potential trend


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