Trivia Quiz On Group Diversity!

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Trivia Quiz On Group Diversity!

If you are a team leader and wish to get the best out of a group project, one thing you need to pay attention to is the people who make up the group. A group should be made up of individuals who are different yet can still make a final decision unless you want to study a particular group. Take this test and see how much you know about group diversity.


Questions and Answers
  • 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 1990s, ______________ 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. 
    . In the homogeneous ? heterogeneous group dialectic, homogeneous refers to  
    • A. 

      A. a group composed of members who are different from one another.

    • B. 

      B. a group composed of members who are the same or similar.

    • C. 

      C. a group with a mixed sexual orientation.

    • D. 

      D. a group of men.

    • E. 

      E. a group of women.

  • 5. 
    . According to your textbook, there are 3 levels of diversity in every group. Which of the following dimensions characterize the third (external) dimension?
    • A. 

      A. personality dimensions

    • B. 

      B. race, gender, and age

    • C. 

      C. physical characteristics and abilities

    • D. 

      D. education, religion, and income,

    • E. 

      E. sexual orientation

  • 6. 
    . 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. 

      A. ethnocentric.

    • B. 

      B. stereotypical.

    • C. 

      C. prejudiced.

    • D. 

      D. discriminatory.

    • E. 

      E. racist.

  • 7. 
    . 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. 

      A. ethnocentric.

    • B. 

      B. stereotypical.

    • C. 

      C. prejudiced.

    • D. 

      D. discriminatory.

    • E. 

      E. racist.

  • 8. 
    . All of the following statements are characteristics of people who have prejudices EXCEPT
    • A. 

      A. They deny opportunities granted to certain groups of people such as employment, equal rights, and housing.

    • B. 

      B. Their beliefs about others are rarely based on extensive experience and firsthand knowledge.

    • C. 

      C. They have irrational feelings or dislike for certain groups.

    • D. 

      D. They justify negative feelings toward members of certain groups.

    • E. 

      E. They have negative attitudes about people that are based on faulty stereotypes.

  • 9. 
     Which of the following traits are included in the Big Five Personality Traits and in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator?
    • A. 

      A. extraversion

    • B. 

      B. neuroticism

    • C. 

      C. agreeableness

    • D. 

      D. conscientiousness

    • E. 

      E. openness to experience

  • 10. 
    . In dialectic terms, the opposite or counterpart of a Myers-Briggs judger is
    • A. 

      A. an extrovert.

    • B. 

      B. an intuitive.

    • C. 

      C. a sensor.

    • D. 

      D. a thinker.

    • E. 

      E. a perceiver.

  • 11. 
    . 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. 

      A. thinker

    • B. 

      B. extrovert

    • C. 

      C. feeler

    • D. 

      D. introvert

    • E. 

      E. sensor

  • 12. 
    . 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. 

      A. sensor

    • B. 

      B. thinker

    • C. 

      C. intuitive

    • D. 

      D. perceiver

    • E. 

      E. feeler

  • 13. 
    . 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. 

      A. sensor

    • B. 

      B. thinker

    • C. 

      C. intuitive

    • D. 

      D. perceiver

    • E. 

      E. feeler

  • 14. 
    . Dennis is always the most organized member of his group. He frequently encourages the group to plan ahead. He develops lengthy "To Do" lists of tasks for the group to follow. Which Myers-Briggs personality trait best describes Dennis?
    • A. 

      A. sensor

    • B. 

      B. judger

    • C. 

      C. intuitive

    • D. 

      D. perceiver

    • E. 

      E. thinker

  • 15. 
    . Even when everyone else in the group is upset or confused, Anthony stays cool, calm, and objective. He doesn't mind making tough decisions and can't understand why other group members get upset about things that are not relevant to the issue under discussion. In most situations, Anthony thinks it is more important to be right than liked. Which Myers-Briggs personality trait best describes Anthony?
    • A. 

      A. extrovert

    • B. 

      B. sensor

    • C. 

      C. intuitive

    • D. 

      D. thinker

    • E. 

      E. perceiver

  • 16. 
    . Reggie is highly structured and good at coordinating the group's work and keeping it organized. He never misses a deadline and expects others to do the same. Which Myers-Briggs personality trait best describes Reggie?
    • A. 

      A. sensor

    • B. 

      B. judger

    • C. 

      C. intuitive

    • D. 

      D. perceiver

    • E. 

      E. thinker

  • 17. 
    . 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. 

      A. extrovert

    • B. 

      B. introvert

    • C. 

      C. perceiver

    • D. 

      D. judger

    • E. 

      E. none of the above

  • 18. 
    . Which scholar(s) define(s) an intercultural dimension as an aspect of a culture that can be measured relative to other cultures?
    • A. 

      A. Isabel Briggs Myers and Katherine Briggs

    • B. 

      B. Geert Hofstede

    • C. 

      C. Edward Hall

    • D. 

      D. Myron Lustig and Jolene Koester

    • E. 

      E. Harry C. Triandis

  • 19. 
    . Which of the following cultural dimensions is ranked very high in the United States?
    • A. 

      A. individualism

    • B. 

      B. collectivism

    • C. 

      C. high power distance

    • D. 

      D. low power distance

    • E. 

      E. high context

  • 20. 
    . Which of the following groups of countries is the most collectivist?
    • A. 

      A. Australia, Canada, and New Zealand

    • B. 

      B. Central and South America

    • C. 

      C. Italy, Denmark, and Sweden

    • D. 

      D. the United States and England

    • E. 

      E. Holland, Belgium, and France

  • 21. 
    . Collectivist cultures place greater value on
    • A. 

      A. uncertainty.

    • B. 

      B. esteem and self-actualization needs.

    • C. 

      C. personal freedom.

    • D. 

      D. collaboration and cooperation.

    • E. 

      E. directness of communication.

  • 22. 
    . In high-context cultures, messages are
    • A. 

      A. implicit.

    • B. 

      B. explicit.

    • C. 

      C. objective.

    • D. 

      D. factual.

    • E. 

      E. all of the above.

  • 23. 
    . In cultures with high uncertainty avoidance, people
    • A. 

      A. accept change as part of life.

    • B. 

      B. view rules and regulations as restricting and counterproductive.

    • C. 

      C. tolerate nonconformity.

    • D. 

      D. see conflict and competition as natural.

    • E. 

      E. want predictability and clear rules of behavior.

  • 24. 
    . In ___________cultures, people are more dependent on language to express what they mean.
    • A. 

      A. high power distance

    • B. 

      B. monochronic

    • C. 

      C. low-context

    • D. 

      d. low power distance

    • E. 

      E. high-context

  • 25. 
    . More monochronic cultures are in
    • A. 

      A. Central and South America.

    • B. 

      B. Asia.

    • C. 

      C. southern Africa.

    • D. 

      D. northern Europe and North America.

    • E. 

      E. northern Africa.

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