Communication And Culture

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Communication Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed to test knowledge of cultural competence and communicating with internationally educated nurses.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Culture can be described as commonly understood learned  __________ and ___________ rules of _______________.
    • A. 

      Traditions, usual, order.

    • B. 

      Traditions, unconscious, engagement.

    • C. 

      Taboos, usual, communication.

    • D. 

      Tasks, unusual, escape.

  • 2. 
    Interaction with different cultures
    • A. 

      Accelerates the pace of cultural change.

    • B. 

      Leads to racism.

    • C. 

      Cements cultural identity.

    • D. 

      Causes tension.

  • 3. 
    People from an individualistic culture tend to have _________ time orientation.
    • A. 

      Present

    • B. 

      Past

    • C. 

      Future

    • D. 

      Neutral

  • 4. 
    People from high context cultures tend to be more concerned with
    • A. 

      The overall emotional quality of an interaction.

    • B. 

      The words used in an exchange.

    • C. 

      Communicating in a direct manner.

    • D. 

      Repetition of information to ensure understanding.

  • 5. 
    In many cultures silence is used to
    • A. 

      Promote unity.

    • B. 

      Promote reflection.

    • C. 

      Promote harmony.

    • D. 

      Promote understanding.

  • 6. 
    Stereotyping should be avoided because
    • A. 

      It is usually incorrect.

    • B. 

      There is more variation within groups than between groups.

    • C. 

      People may seem different but they usually aren't.

    • D. 

      People are basically the same.

  • 7. 
    Direct criticism may be devastating to an internationally educated nurse because
    • A. 

      Saving face may be very important.

    • B. 

      Critique is unusual.

    • C. 

      Self-evaluation is more acceptable.

  • 8. 
    When mentoring internationally educated nurses feedback is commonly given.  The purpose of feedback is
    • A. 

      To help people learn from mistakes.

    • B. 

      To help people develop insight.

    • C. 

      To give recognition.

  • 9. 
    Insensitive feedback can _________________ others.
    • A. 

      Encourage

    • B. 

      Dishearten

    • C. 

      Influence

    • D. 

      Teach

  • 10. 
    The rule of thumb for working with internationally educated nurses. Treat others as _______ would like to be treated.