Cross Cultural Awareness: Quiz!

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How do you feel about cross-cultural awareness? Would you be willing to take this quiz? This quiz is concerned with cultures in which risks are avoided, and new ideas are not afforded the time of day, what type of culture is the need to work celebrated, and not working yourself to death is a shortcoming. Remember to retrieve your certificate once you have completed this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Cultures where risks are avoided and new ideas are difficult to introduce represent a culture which has:
    • A. 

      High uncertainty avoidance index

    • B. 

      Low power distance index

    • C. 

      Feminine culture

  • 2. 
    A culture in which failure is considered unacceptable, longer work hours and shorter vacations and a “live to work” attitude is encouraged and accepted is:
    • A. 

      High power distance culture

    • B. 

      Highly masculine culture

    • C. 

      Low on uncertainty avoidance

  • 3. 
    Communication style that is direct, concise, and unemotional will be most effective in a culture which is:
    • A. 

      Masculine

    • B. 

      Feminine

    • C. 

      Long term oriented

  • 4. 
    A culture which encourages an individual’s identity to revolve around “I” instead of “We” is:
    • A. 

      Individualistic culture

    • B. 

      Collectivistic culture

    • C. 

      Masculine culture

  • 5. 
    A culture in which subordinates are expected to take the blame for things going wrong is a:
    • A. 

      High power distance culture

    • B. 

      Masculine culture

    • C. 

      Individualistic culture

  • 6. 
    In what type of culture will employees or subordinates expect the chance to work on projects or solve issues independently? Being too intrusive into their work may be interpreted negatively.
    • A. 

      Low power distance culture

    • B. 

      Masculine culture

    • C. 

      Individualistic culture

  • 7. 
    Subordinates are not given important work and are expected to seek clear guidance from above is commonly seen in a culture with:
    • A. 

      High power distance culture

    • B. 

      Individualistic culture

    • C. 

      Short term oriented culture

  • 8. 
    Quick results are often expected from people in a:
    • A. 

      Masculine culture

    • B. 

      Short term oriented culture

    • C. 

      Long term oriented culture

  • 9. 
    Which culture considers it acceptable to settle conflicts through aggressive means:
    • A. 

      Individualistic culture

    • B. 

      Masculine culture

    • C. 

      Long term oriented culture

  • 10. 
    In business situations, due to a need to negate uncertainty, proposals and presentations may be examined in fine detail in which culture?
    • A. 

      Long term oriented culture

    • B. 

      High uncertainty avoidance

    • C. 

      Masculine culture

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