Culture And Psychology Quiz Questions!

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Culture And Psychology Quiz Questions!

Culture & Psychology


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is TRUE?
    • A. 

      All cultural groups are basically the same.

    • B. 

      Psychology i.e. cognition, motivation & behaviour, differ across cultures.

    • C. 

      India has what Michael calls 'organised chaos' which impacts their att, beliefs & beh.

    • D. 

      Culture influences us which makes it easy to acculturate.

    • E. 

      B & c

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is FALSE?
    • A. 

      After beh'ism stopped the study of culture, anthropology was able to explain and extend on new concepts.

    • B. 

      Global factors led to a stronger interest in understanding the effects of culture on behaviour.

    • C. 

      Triandis developed subjective culture.

    • D. 

      Subjective culture is shared cultural knowledge.

    • E. 

      An in-situ system is stable compared to dynamic views which are a process of change

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is TRUE?
    • A. 

      The term enculturation refers to coming into new culture from outside culture.

    • B. 

      A bicultural individual has been exposed to two cultures.

    • C. 

      A bicultural individual has been exposed to two or more cultures.

    • D. 

      Culture is a meaning system of a dynamic nature.

    • E. 

      Triandis defined culture in terms of being objective.

  • 4. 
    The 4 stages of enculturation leading ultimately to our behaviour are:
    • A. 

      Collective reality, sociopsychological processes, individ reality & psychological tendencies.

    • B. 

      Core cultural ideas, individ reality, psych'al tendencies & norms.

    • C. 

      Sociopsych'al processes, norms, ind'al realities & culture.

    • D. 

      Culture, indiv reality, norms & collective reality.

    • E. 

      Collective reality, indiv reality, sociopsychological processed & psychological tendencies.

  • 5. 
    Complexity & affluence of a culture, lead to:
    • A. 

      Greater choice of ingroups

    • B. 

      Ability for autonomy

    • C. 

      Western individualism

    • D. 

      A-c

    • E. 

      Individualism & GNP not being highly correlated

  • 6. 
    Holistic views determine a ____ in trend.
    • A. 

      Continuence

    • B. 

      Change

    • C. 

      Reverse

    • D. 

      Gradual rise

    • E. 

      B & c

  • 7. 
    Cross-cultural research is:
    • A. 

      Implicit, studying similar cultural conditions & known as systems-oriented approach

    • B. 

      Explicit, studying similar cultural conditions & known as systems-oriented approach

    • C. 

      Explicit, studying different cultural conditions & known as systems-oriented approach

    • D. 

      Explicit, studying different cultural conditions & specifically the causes of different behaviour

    • E. 

      Never about uniformity only differences between & within cultures

  • 8. 
    Triandis considered subjective culture develop through:
    • A. 

      Learning, reinforcement, categorisation of experience.

    • B. 

      Shared meaning, learning, values

    • C. 

      Values, beliefs, norms

    • D. 

      Shares meaning, learning, norms

    • E. 

      Beliefs, norms, shared meaning

  • 9. 
    Genetic transmission impacts heavily on personality whilst cultural transmission impacts on physilogical aspects. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Religion and socio-political factors are considered distal factors about culture. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Cross-cultural psychology studies share psychological practices between and with-in cultures. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False