Banked Time Cultural Diversity Assesment

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 66

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This assesment wil see how much you know about different cultures and their habits and customs.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When greeting someone for the first time, a cupped handshake (in which my left hand covers the normal handshake) is a good way to show my sincerity and interest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    In Japan, gift-giving protocol dictates that it is best to avoid offering gifts wrapped in which color wrapping paper?
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Black

    • C. 

      White

  • 3. 
    Who goes through a revolving door first, the host or the visitor?
    • A. 

      Host

    • B. 

      Visitor

    • C. 

      Either A or B

  • 4. 
    When is it okay to send confidential information via email or to discuss client business on a cell/mobile phone in a semi-private area?
    • A. 

      Anytime

    • B. 

      Only when urgent

    • C. 

      Email if it is private, cell phone if no one is around

    • D. 

      Never

  • 5. 
    When dining in India, which hand should you eat with?
    • A. 

      Left hand

    • B. 

      Right hand

  • 6. 
    In which countries should the "OK" sign be avoided (thumb and forefinger forming a circle with other three fingers splayed upward)?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Brazil

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    When at meetings at which people are wearing name tags, the best place to put my name tag is on my left chest area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Forming an “O” with the thumb and the forefinger in Japan means that we can now discuss money
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Laughter in Japan can be a sign of confusion, insecurity or embarrassment
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In Mediterranean cultures, being boisterous in the streets and public places is widely accepted
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    In Brazil, purple flowers are a symbol of friendship
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
      In all but one of the following countries it is expected that you bring a gift to a business meeting. In which country is it NOT expected?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Denmark

    • C. 

      Bolivia

  • 13. 
      In Saudi Arabia, which is considered a popular gesture of friendship between men?
    • A. 

      Holding hands while walking

    • B. 

      Kissing

    • C. 

      Winking

  • 14. 
      In Great Britain, tapping your nose indicates that something is:
    • A. 

      Smelly

    • B. 

      Annoying

    • C. 

      Confidential

  • 15. 
      When treating a client to a business meal in China, the most appropriate tipping strategy would be:
    • A. 

      5% tip

    • B. 

      10%tip

    • C. 

      50% tip

    • D. 

      No tip at all

  • 16. 
    The use of leather clothing in India is offensive
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The use of the word "no" in Japan can be offensive
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The man must first extend his hand to shake a womens hand.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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