C3 - Chcdiv001 - Work With Diverse People

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Please select the best answer for the following questions. You may refer to your CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Learner Guide during the quiz.
100% score is required.
Accordingly to the Sydney TAFE Student Guide 'a student responsibility is do all assessment tasks and examinations honestly and not engage in plagiarism, collusion or cheating.' You may attempt this quiz more than once, and you are welcome to contact your teacher if you have any questions.
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The Australian population is roughly ______ million people?

    • A.

      24

    • B.

      26

    • C.

      36

    • D.

      35

    Correct Answer
    A. 24
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 24 because the question asks for the approximate population of Australia in millions. Among the given options, 24 is the closest number to the actual population of Australia, which is around 25 million people.

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  • 2. 

    Today, Indigenous people make up _____ percent of the total Australian population?

    • A.

      2.4

    • B.

      24

    • C.

      3.5

    • D.

      35

    Correct Answer
    A. 2.4
    Explanation
    Indigenous people make up 2.4% of the total Australian population. This percentage represents the proportion of the population that identifies as Indigenous, which includes the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The low percentage reflects the small size of the Indigenous population compared to the non-Indigenous population in Australia.

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  • 3. 

    Roughly, _____ percent of Australians were born outside of Australia?

    • A.

      25

    • B.

      2.5

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      1.4

    Correct Answer
    A. 25
    Explanation
    Approximately 25% of Australians were born outside of Australia. This means that a significant portion of the Australian population consists of immigrants or individuals who were born in another country. This diversity in the population contributes to the multicultural nature of Australian society.

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  • 4. 

    Tick the many different aspects of an individual culture below: (more than one may apply)

    • A.

      A person's heritage

    • B.

      Customs

    • C.

      The way we do things

    • D.

      The way we live

    • E.

      Our values

    • F.

      Our beliefs

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. A person's heritage
    B. Customs
    C. The way we do things
    D. The way we live
    E. Our values
    F. Our beliefs
    Explanation
    This question asks for the different aspects of an individual's culture. The answer includes various elements that contribute to one's culture, such as a person's heritage, customs, the way they do things, the way they live, their values, and their beliefs. These aspects collectively shape an individual's cultural identity and influence their behavior, traditions, and worldview.

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  • 5. 

    Culture influences individual wants, needs, expectations and our preferences?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Culture plays a significant role in shaping an individual's wants, needs, expectations, and preferences. It encompasses the beliefs, values, customs, and behaviors of a particular group or society, which are learned and passed down through generations. These cultural influences shape our desires and aspirations, determine our perception of what is important or desirable, and guide our decision-making processes. Therefore, it is true that culture has a profound impact on individual wants, needs, expectations, and preferences.

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  • 6. 

    All of the following sentences are true regarding culture, except?

    • A.

      Culture is not transmitted from one generation to another

    • B.

      Culture defines once community in contrast to another

    • C.

      One person might belong to more than one culture

    • D.

      Culture is the sum of many elements

    Correct Answer
    A. Culture is not transmitted from one generation to another
    Explanation
    The given answer states that "Culture is not transmitted from one generation to another." However, this statement is incorrect. Culture is indeed transmitted from one generation to another through various means such as language, traditions, values, and beliefs. It is an essential part of human society and plays a significant role in shaping individuals and communities.

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  • 7. 

    Recognition of cultural differences may be confused with ______?

    • A.

      Stereotyping

    • B.

      Selective profiling

    • C.

      Bigotry

    • D.

      Assuming

    Correct Answer
    A. Stereotyping
    Explanation
    Recognition of cultural differences may be confused with stereotyping because stereotyping involves making generalizations or assumptions about a group of people based on their cultural background. When recognizing cultural differences, it is important to acknowledge and respect the diversity within a culture, rather than making sweeping judgments or assumptions about individuals based on their cultural identity. Stereotyping can lead to prejudice and discrimination, whereas recognizing cultural differences involves understanding and appreciating the uniqueness of different cultures.

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  • 8. 

    Reflecting on one's own culture assists with respecting alternate ones.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Reflecting on one's own culture helps individuals develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for different cultures. By examining their own beliefs, values, and traditions, individuals become more open-minded and tolerant towards alternate cultures. This self-reflection allows them to recognize the uniqueness and value of other cultures, fostering respect and acceptance. Therefore, the statement "Reflecting on one's own culture assists with respecting alternate ones" is true.

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  • 9. 

    Harmony day is __?

    • A.

      21 March

    • B.

      21 May

    • C.

      14 February

    • D.

      5 March

    Correct Answer
    A. 21 March
    Explanation
    Harmony Day is celebrated on 21 March. This day promotes cultural diversity, inclusiveness, and respect for all Australians, regardless of their background. It aims to foster a sense of belonging and harmony within the community. The date, 21 March, was chosen to coincide with the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, emphasizing the importance of promoting understanding, acceptance, and equality among all individuals.

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  • 10. 

    An organisation may benefit from valuing workplace diversity by Increased innovation and increased productivity.   

    • A.

      Both statements are true

    • B.

      Both statements are false

    • C.

      First statement is true, second statement is false

    • D.

      First statement is false, second statement is true

    Correct Answer
    A. Both statements are true
    Explanation
    Valuing workplace diversity can lead to increased innovation as individuals from different backgrounds bring unique perspectives and ideas to the table. This can result in a wider range of solutions and creativity within the organization. Additionally, valuing diversity can also lead to increased productivity as employees feel more included and motivated, leading to higher engagement and efficiency in their work. Therefore, both statements are true.

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  • 11. 

    A CALD workplace means having employees of the following, except?

    • A.

      Only speak English

    • B.

      From different countries

    • C.

      From different areas in Australia

    • D.

      Follow different religions

    Correct Answer
    A. Only speak English
    Explanation
    A CALD workplace refers to a culturally and linguistically diverse workplace, where employees come from different countries, areas in Australia, and follow different religions. The option "only speak English" does not fit into the concept of a CALD workplace because it implies that all employees speak English as their primary language and do not come from diverse cultural backgrounds.

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  • 12. 

    Mature workers have built up knowledge and high rates of absenteeism.   

    • A.

      Both statements are true

    • B.

      Both statements are false

    • C.

      First statement is true, second statement is false

    • D.

      First statement is false, second statement is true

    Correct Answer
    C. First statement is true, second statement is false
    Explanation
    The first statement is true because mature workers generally have more experience and knowledge due to their years of work experience. However, the second statement is false because mature workers actually have lower rates of absenteeism compared to younger workers. This could be due to their strong work ethic, commitment, and reliability.

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  • 13. 

    Only large organisations are required to incorporate diversity in a workplace.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because diversity in the workplace is important for organizations of all sizes, not just large organizations. Incorporating diversity allows for a broader range of perspectives, experiences, and ideas, which can lead to increased innovation, creativity, and problem-solving abilities. It also promotes inclusivity and equal opportunities for all employees, regardless of their background or characteristics. Therefore, all organizations, regardless of their size, should strive to incorporate diversity in their workplace.

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  • 14. 

    Tick the ways to contribute to diversity within an organisation

    • A.

      Following legislation

    • B.

      Following policies and procedures

    • C.

      Consult in policy reviews

    • D.

      Show respect to others

    • E.

      Show empathy to others

    • F.

      Show disinterest in others

    • G.

      Conceal own culture

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Following legislation
    B. Following policies and procedures
    C. Consult in policy reviews
    D. Show respect to others
    E. Show empathy to others
    Explanation
    By following legislation, an organization ensures that it is complying with laws and regulations that promote diversity and prevent discrimination. Following policies and procedures also contributes to diversity by implementing guidelines that promote equal opportunities and inclusion. Consulting in policy reviews allows for input from diverse perspectives, ensuring that policies are fair and inclusive. Showing respect and empathy towards others creates an inclusive and welcoming environment for people from different backgrounds. Concealing one's own culture may hinder diversity efforts as it discourages individuals from expressing and celebrating their unique identities.

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  • 15. 

    According to the Australian Human Rights Commission, all of the following are ways to create a fair workplace, except?

    • A.

      Post discrimination and harassment policies

    • B.

      Managers model positive behaviour

    • C.

      Limit discussions on discrimination with staff

    • D.

      Establish a complaint policy

    Correct Answer
    C. Limit discussions on discrimination with staff
    Explanation
    Limiting discussions on discrimination with staff is not a way to create a fair workplace according to the Australian Human Rights Commission. Open and honest discussions about discrimination are important in addressing and preventing it. By limiting these discussions, the organization may not be able to effectively address and resolve discrimination issues, which can lead to an unfair workplace environment.

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  • 16. 

    Respect for cultural diversity is reflected in verbal communication only, because written communication must follow organisation's policies.   

    • A.

      First statement is false, second statement is true

    • B.

      Both statements are true

    • C.

      Both statements are false

    • D.

      First statement is true, second statement is false

    Correct Answer
    A. First statement is false, second statement is true
    Explanation
    The first statement is false because respect for cultural diversity is not only reflected in verbal communication but also in written communication. Organizations can have policies that promote and encourage cultural diversity in their written communication as well. The second statement is true because written communication does need to follow the organization's policies, which may include guidelines on language use, tone, and content.

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  • 17. 

    The hand shake is a universal gesture of respect?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "The hand shake is a universal gesture of respect" is false. While handshakes are commonly used as a sign of respect in many cultures, it is not universally recognized as such. Different cultures have their own unique ways of showing respect, and handshakes may not hold the same meaning or significance in all societies. Therefore, it cannot be considered a universal gesture of respect.

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  • 18. 

    Social behaviours of drinking alcohol and humour are universal?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that social behaviors of drinking alcohol and humor are universal. However, this is not true as social behaviors can vary greatly across different cultures and societies. While drinking alcohol may be common in some cultures, it may be prohibited or less prevalent in others. Similarly, humor can be subjective and what is considered funny in one culture may not be in another. Therefore, it is incorrect to claim that these social behaviors are universal.

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  • 19. 

    Having empathy with someone is the same as agreeing with them?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Having empathy with someone means understanding and sharing their feelings, but it does not necessarily mean agreeing with them. Empathy allows us to connect with others on an emotional level and understand their perspective, even if we may have different opinions or beliefs. It is possible to empathize with someone without endorsing or supporting their ideas or actions. Therefore, the statement that having empathy with someone is the same as agreeing with them is false.

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  • 20. 

    All of the following are strategies to overcome communication barriers, except?

    • A.

      Completing someone's sentences

    • B.

      Using appropriate body language

    • C.

      Actively listening

    • D.

      Use drawings or images

    Correct Answer
    A. Completing someone's sentences
    Explanation
    Completing someone's sentences is not a strategy to overcome communication barriers because it can be seen as interrupting or assuming what the person is trying to say. This can lead to misunderstandings and hinder effective communication. On the other hand, using appropriate body language, actively listening, and using drawings or images are all strategies that can help overcome communication barriers by enhancing understanding, engagement, and clarity in communication.

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  • 21. 

    All of the following are interpretation services, except?

    • A.

      HCIS

    • B.

      TIS

    • C.

      SITEC

    • D.

      NIS

    Correct Answer
    D. NIS
    Explanation
    The correct answer is NIS. The question asks for interpretation services, and all of the options except NIS are interpretation services. Therefore, NIS is the exception and not an interpretation service.

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  • 22. 

    Tick all of the following issues that contributed to the following misunderstanding:Carla was a receptionist at the front desk of busy medical practice. Two different patients arrived at the same time, Mr. Ho and Mr. Ko, while Carla was on the telephone. She nodded to them both and gave each a pre-set clipboard and pen while continuing her telephone conversation. Carla was mindful that the doctors were running late and instructed Judy, a nurse, to take Mr Ho to a clinic room where he can complete the form there and start to collect his blood to help them stay to schedule. Judy nodded in agreeance while Carla helps with another patient with their payments.  Soon afterwards, the nurse was surprised to learn that she had prepared the wrong patient.

    • A.

      Being impatient

    • B.

      No empathy

    • C.

      Being closed-minded

    • D.

      Distractions

    • E.

      Poor Listening

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Being impatient
    D. Distractions
    E. Poor Listening
    Explanation
    The misunderstanding in this scenario can be attributed to several factors. Firstly, Carla's impatience led her to multitask by giving both patients a clipboard and pen without properly communicating with them. This lack of empathy and closed-mindedness prevented her from considering the potential consequences of her actions. Additionally, Carla's distractions, such as being on the telephone and helping another patient with payments, further contributed to the confusion. Lastly, poor listening skills on both Carla and Judy's part resulted in the nurse preparing the wrong patient.

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  • 23. 

    Misunderstandings can occur easily, and may always be prevented from developing.   

    • A.

      First statement is false, second statement is true

    • B.

      Both statements are true

    • C.

      Both statements are false

    • D.

      First statement is true, second statement is false

    Correct Answer
    D. First statement is true, second statement is false
    Explanation
    The first statement is true because misunderstandings can indeed occur easily. However, the second statement is false because it is not always possible to prevent misunderstandings from developing.

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  • 24. 

    Good conflict resolution skills include:A. empathyB. honestyC. respectD. warmth   

    • A.

      A, B, C, D

    • B.

      A,C, D

    • C.

      A, B, D

    • D.

      A, B, C

    Correct Answer
    B. A,C, D
    Explanation
    Good conflict resolution skills include empathy, respect, and warmth. Empathy allows individuals to understand and relate to the feelings and perspectives of others, which can help in finding common ground and resolving conflicts. Respect is important in conflict resolution as it promotes open communication and a willingness to listen to different viewpoints. Warmth refers to creating a positive and supportive environment, which can help in fostering understanding and finding mutually beneficial solutions. Therefore, options A, C, and D are the correct answers as they include all the necessary skills for effective conflict resolution.

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  • 25. 

    When managing cross-cultural misunderstandings, ensure the right people are involved.  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    When managing cross-cultural misunderstandings, it is important to involve the right people. This means including individuals who have a deep understanding and knowledge of the different cultures involved, as well as those who have experience in effectively navigating and resolving cross-cultural conflicts. By having the right people involved, it increases the likelihood of finding appropriate solutions, promoting effective communication, and fostering understanding and respect between cultures.

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  • 26. 

    All of the following are positive behaviours to manage a resolution sensitively, except?

    • A.

      Stay calm

    • B.

      Actively listen

    • C.

      Answer quickly to resolve quickly

    • D.

      Follow policies and procedures

    Correct Answer
    C. Answer quickly to resolve quickly
    Explanation
    Answering quickly to resolve a conflict may not always be a positive behavior to manage a resolution sensitively. While it is important to address and resolve conflicts promptly, doing so without careful consideration and understanding of the situation can lead to hasty decisions or misunderstandings. It is crucial to actively listen, stay calm, and follow policies and procedures to ensure a fair and effective resolution.

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  • 27. 

    If policies and procedures are followed, attitude has no effect on conflict resolution.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A positive, respectful attitude is one of the most helpful aids for effective communication and helps eliminate misunderstandings.

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  • 28. 

    Immediately refer the unresolved conflict situation to a supervisor. Respect and sensitivity is demonstrated when an unresolved conflict is valued and managed.     

    • A.

      First statement is false, second statement is true

    • B.

      Both statements are true

    • C.

      Both statements are false

    • D.

      First statement is true, second statement is false

    Correct Answer
    B. Both statements are true
    Explanation
    Both statements are true. The first statement suggests that in an unresolved conflict situation, it is important to immediately refer the situation to a supervisor. This is because supervisors are usually trained in conflict resolution and can provide guidance and support in resolving the conflict effectively. The second statement emphasizes the importance of demonstrating respect and sensitivity when dealing with unresolved conflicts. This means valuing the perspectives and emotions of all parties involved and managing the conflict in a way that promotes understanding and collaboration.

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