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Quiz 1

By traciea8 Mar 02, 2013 1017 Words
1.| Question :| The totality of a group's thought, experiences, and patterns of behavior transmitted over the course of generations is part of the definition of:|
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| Student Answer:| | cultural identity |
| | | culture |
| | | norms |
| | | race |
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| Points Received:| 4 of 4 |
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2.| Question :| In Hofstede's categorization of elements of culture, a country's Independence Day parades would be an example of:|
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| Student Answer:| | hero |
| | | ritual |
| | | symbol |
| | | value |
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| Points Received:| 0 of 4 |
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3.| Question :| The direct observation, reporting, and evaluation of the customary behavior of a culture is known as:|
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| Student Answer:| | Co-cultural communication |
| | | Cultural studies approach |
| | | Ethnography |
| | | Hofstede's element of culture |
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| Points Received:| 4 of 4 |
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4.| Question :| One’s identification with and perceived acceptance into a group that has a shared system of symbols and norms is a definition of:|
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| Student Answer:| | cultural identity |
| | | culture |
| | | norms |
| | | race |
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| Points Received:| 4 of 4 |
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5.| Question :| As evidence that social class can be the basis for a subculture or culture within a culture, studies have shown that in child rearing, middle-class parents emphasize:|
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| Student Answer:| | Good manners |
| | | Obedience |
| | | Neatness |
| | | Self-control |
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| Points Received:| 0 of 4 |
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6.| Question :| Within the territorial limits of the United States is (are):|
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| Student Answer:| | only one homogeneous culture |
| | | only 51 at least partially sovereign governments | | | | over 300 at least partially sovereign nations |
| | | over 1,000 at least partially sovereign nations | |
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7.| Question :| Environmentalists are an example of a:|
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| Student Answer:| | culture |
| | | culture within a culture |
| | | subculture |
| | | subgroup |
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8.| Question :| From a sociohistorical perspective, the definition of race:|
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| Student Answer:| | does not vary from culture to culture | | | | has not changed over time |
| | | is based in genetic testing |
| | | is socially determined through debate |
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| Points Received:| 0 of 4 |
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9.| Question :| Michael Omi's statement that "You can be born one race and die another" is consistent with which perspective on race?|
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| Student Answer:| | sociohistorical |
| | | biological |
| | | culture |
| | | scientific |
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| Points Received:| 4 of 4 |
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10.| Question :| The formal study of intercultural communication is generally associated with:|
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| Student Answer:| | the creation of the Peace Corps in the 1960s | | | | the publication of Edward Hall's The Silent Language in 1959 | | | | the publication of David Berlo's The Process of Communication in 1960 | | | | the publication of Edward Hall's Beyond Culture in 1976 | | | | the publication of Lon Clark's Why I Love China in 2012 | |

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| Points Received:| 0 of 4 |
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11.| Question :| A Confucian understanding of communication stresses the:|
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| Student Answer:| | delivery of face-to-face messages | | | | importance of the receiver |
| | | importance of the source |
| | | process whereby parties search to develop and maintain a social relationship | |
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| Points Received:| 4 of 4 |
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12.| Question :| The word "deviant" when used by a communication source to refer to all subgroups but decoded by the receiver as referring only to socially unacceptable groups is an example of:|

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| Student Answer:| | communication |
| | | context |
| | | semantic noise |
| | | external noise |
| | | source |
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| Points Received:| 0 of 4 |
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13.| Question :| As an example of how the definition of communication reflects cultural beliefs, the Berlo model of communication does seem to stress the importance of the:|
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| Student Answer:| | channel |
| | | message |
| | | receiver |
| | | source |
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| Points Received:| 4 of 4 |
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14.| Question :| In 2011, Google Translate provided text translations for:|
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| Student Answer:| | 32 languages but not Chinese characters | | | | 57 languages including Chinese characters |
| | | only English and Spanish |
| | | only English, Spanish, and Japanese |
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| Points Received:| 0 of 4 |
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15.| Question :| Schmid-Isler compared Western and Chinese Internet news sites and found a difference in layout which is attributed to be related to:|
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| Student Answer:| | culturally influenced perceptions of information storage and display | | | | language symbol differences |
| | | the Internet browser used |
| | | values of what is considered to be socially polite | |
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| Points Received:| 4 of 4 |
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16.| Question :| Speech that can cue prejudiced behavior in others is:|
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| Student Answer:| | called hate speech |
| | | limited, by definition, to face-to-face interactions | | | | prohibited in the United States |
| | | tolerated in Australia, Britain, Germany, and New Zealand | |
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| Points Received:| 4 of 4 |
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17.| Question :| Internet online providers can be prosecuted by their content in:|
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| Student Answer:| | Because the Internet is global, no country can control content | | | | Canada |
| | | Germany |
| | | United States |
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| Points Received:| 4 of 4 |
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18.| Question :| According to Nisbett, Eastern cultures:|
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| Student Answer:| | are inclined to see the world as continuous masses of matter | | | | have an analytic view of focusing on objects and their attributes | | | | see a world of discrete, unconnected things |

| | | sense the world largely the same as other cultures | |
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| Points Received:| 4 of 4 |
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19.| Question :| A basic principle of phenomenological theories is:|
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| Student Answer:| | experience can have no meaning |
| | | knowledge is found directly in conscious experience | | | | language cannot be the vehicle of meaning |
| | | reality is separate from interpretation |
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| Points Received:| 4 of 4 |
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20.| Question :| Human perception can be thought of as the three-step process in the order of:|
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| Student Answer:| | interpretation, organization, selection | | | | organization, interpretation, selection |
| | | selection, organization, interpretation |
| | | sensation, organization, interpretation |
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| Points Received:| 4 of 4 |
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21.| Question :| That speakers of English have difficulty hearing the difference between Japanese words different only by vowel length is an example of:|
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| Student Answer:| | interpretation |
| | | organization |
| | | selection |
| | | sensation |
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| Points Received:| 0 of 4 |
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22.| Question :| Cultures in which more of the meaning of communication is determined by the environment are called:|
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| Student Answer:| | high context |
| | | individualistic |
| | | low context |
| | | low immediacy |
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| Points Received:| 0 of 4 |
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23.| Question :| Interpersonal disputes are likely to be settled by intermediaries:|
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| Student Answer:| | in high-context cultures |
| | | in individualistic cultures |
| | | in low-context cultures |
| | | in Germany and the United States |
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| Points Received:| 0 of 4 |
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24.| Question :| Taoism:|
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| Student Answer:| | encourages an ordered, non-spontaneous life | | | | guides relationships in the family, community, and state | | | | stresses living life in perfect accord with nature | | | | uses different language codes for ingroup and outgroup members | |

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25.| Question :| In contrast to Western individualism, which of the following stresses banance and harmony?|
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| Student Answer:| | Confucian ethics |
| | | Guangzhou |
| | | Szu Chuanese |
| | | Taoism |
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| Points Received:| 4 of 4 |
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