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Group Diversity

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  • 1. 
    When analyzing and adapting group member diversity, you should consider members'
    • A. 

      Race

    • B. 

      Gender

    • C. 

      Age

    • D. 

      Sexual orientation

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    During the 1990's, _______________ were the fastest growing racial/ethnic group.
    • A. 

      African americans

    • B. 

      Asian americans

    • C. 

      Hispanic/ latino americans

    • D. 

      European americans

    • E. 

      Native americans

  • 3. 
    Which of the following groups would be considered a co-culture?
    • A. 

      American Indian tribes

    • B. 

      Hispanic/ Latino Americans

    • C. 

      Irish Americans

    • D. 

      Arab Americans

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    According to your textbook, there are three levels of diversity in every group. Which of the following dimensions characterize the third (external) dimension?
    • A. 

      Personality dimensions

    • B. 

      Race, gender, and age

    • C. 

      Physical characteristics and abilities

    • D. 

      Education, religion, and income

    • E. 

      Sexual orientation

  • 5. 
    People who believe that their culture is better than other cultures or that their culture should be the role model for other cultures would be classified as
    • A. 

      Ethnocentric

    • B. 

      Stereotypical

    • C. 

      Prejudiced

    • D. 

      Discriminatory

    • E. 

      Racist

  • 6. 
    People who have biased beliefs about group members that are not based on direct experience and firsthand knowledge or have irrational feelings of dislike and even hatred for certain groups would be classified as
    • A. 

      Ethnocentric

    • B. 

      Stereotypical

    • C. 

      Prejudiced

    • D. 

      Discriminatory

    • E. 

      Racist

  • 7. 
    Oscar is very outgoing and tends to talk more than others during group discussions. He enjoys working in the group and encourages others to get involved. Which Myers- Briggs personality trait best describes Jasper?
    • A. 

      Thinker

    • B. 

      Extrovert

    • C. 

      Feeler

    • D. 

      Introvert

    • E. 

      Sensor

  • 8. 
    Wanda tends to focus on details of the group project. She prefers to concentrate on one task at a time. Of all the group members, Wanda may be the most practical and realistic. Which Myers- Briggs personality trait best describes Wanda?
    • A. 

      Sensor

    • B. 

      Thinker

    • C. 

      Intuitive

    • D. 

      Perceiver

    • E. 

      Feeler

  • 9. 
    Kim is people- oriented. She wants everyone in the group to get along. She often spends extra time helping other group members. Which Myers- Briggs personality trait best describes Kim?
    • A. 

      Sensor

    • B. 

      Thinker

    • C. 

      Intuitive

    • D. 

      Perceiver

    • E. 

      Feeler

  • 10. 
    Jason appears to be a very private person. He carefully thinks about what he is going to say before speaking. He enjoys the group but would prefer to work alone. Which Myers- Briggs personality trait best describes Jason?
    • A. 

      Extrovert

    • B. 

      Introvert

    • C. 

      Perceiver

    • D. 

      Judger

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following cultural dimensions is ranked very high in the United States?
    • A. 

      Individualism

    • B. 

      Collectivism

    • C. 

      High power distance

    • D. 

      Low power distance

    • E. 

      High context

  • 12. 
    Collectivist cultures place greater value on
    • A. 

      Uncertainty

    • B. 

      Esteem and self actualization needs

    • C. 

      Personal freedom

    • D. 

      Collaboration and cooperation

    • E. 

      Directness of communication

  • 13. 
    In high context cultures, messages are
    • A. 

      Implicit

    • B. 

      Explicit

    • C. 

      Objective

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    In cultures with high uncertainty avoidance, people
    • A. 

      Accept change as part of life

    • B. 

      View rules and regulations as restricting and counterproductive

    • C. 

      Tolerate nonconformity

    • D. 

      See conflict and competition as natural

    • E. 

      Want predictability and clear rules of behavior

  • 15. 
    In ________ cultures, people are more dependent on language to express what they mean.
    • A. 

      High power distance

    • B. 

      Monochronic

    • C. 

      Low- context

    • D. 

      Low power distance

    • E. 

      High context

  • 16. 
    Which characteristics are common in monochronic time cultures?
    • A. 

      Members like to concentrate on one job before moving to another

    • B. 

      Members are frequently late for appointments

    • C. 

      Members like thinking about several tasks at one time

    • D. 

      Members feel comfortable holding 2 or 3 conversations at the same time

    • E. 

      Relationships are far more important than schedules

  • 17. 
    In cultures with masculine values,
    • A. 

      Men are supposed to be assertive, tough, and focused on material success, whereas women are supposed to be more modest, tender, concerned with the quality of life.

    • B. 

      Men are supposed to focus on material success.

    • C. 

      Women are supposed to be modest and tender

    • D. 

      Women are supposed to be more concerned with the quality of life

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    Which generation is described as follows: they are confident and have high self-esteem, are collaborators who favor teamwork, and like keeping their career options open.
    • A. 

      Traditionalists

    • B. 

      Boomers

    • C. 

      Generation Xers

    • D. 

      Millennials

    • E. 

      Builder generations

  • 19. 
    Which generation is described as follows: they are workaholics who are willing to challenge the status quo and are politically adept on the job. They believe that they are always right, but are willing to work hard to get what they want.
    • A. 

      Traditionalsits

    • B. 

      Boomers

    • C. 

      Generation Xers

    • D. 

      Millenials

    • E. 

      Builder generation

  • 20. 
    Which of the following religions is the oldest?
    • A. 

      Catholicism

    • B. 

      Islam

    • C. 

      Judaism

    • D. 

      Buddhism

    • E. 

      Christianity

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