Culture And Global Diversity Questions! Trivia Quiz

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Diversity Quizzes & Trivia

There are almost no countries in the world that do not have people of mixed race, different cultures or beliefs around the world but there is a way that they can all come together so as to ensure they coexist with each other. This trivia quiz is made up of culture and global diversity questions that are designed to tackle how well you understand them different cultures and their behavior. Do give them a try.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In Hong Kong, you and your counterpart share a cup of tea. During the negotiations, you notice that he keeps moving his cup either closer to you or further away. Why?
    • A. 

      This is a method used in feng shui to gage positive energy

    • B. 

      This represents how far away/close you are to agreement

    • C. 

      This indicates nervousness and should be capitalized upon

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      This is a sure sign they have little interest in your proposal

    • B. 

      This is a well know tactic to make foreigners feel uncomfortable and expose weaknesses

    • C. 

      They are probably taking calls from superiors; to not answer would be rude

  • 3. 
    Forming an “O” with the thumb and the forefinger in Japan means that we can now discuss money.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Typical greeting in China is:
    • A. 

      Hello, how are you?

    • B. 

      How is your family?

    • C. 

      Have you eaten?

  • 5. 
    When giving instructions to Indian staff in your office it is recommended that you...?
    • A. 

      Write them down and distribute them

    • B. 

      Call a casual group meeting

    • C. 

      Approach people individually

  • 6. 
    Two of your US co-workers are talking, and you have to ask one of them a question about a project you’re working on. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Go back to your desk and wait until the conversation is over

    • B. 

      Interrupt their conversation and ask the question

    • C. 

      Stand there and watch them until the conversation is over

  • 7. 
    Russia is home to how many ethnic/culture groups?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      160

  • 8. 
    In Brazil, interruptions are considered rude:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The Dutch prefer to get down to business quickly:
    • A. 

      Yes, Dutch communication is direct and to the point.

    • B. 

      No, you can expect a long get-to-know conversation with your business partner before getting down to business.

  • 10. 
    In Singapore, always send a list of people who will be attending the negotiations and their title well in advance
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False