Breaking Through Barriers: Are You A Culturally Competent Communicator?

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Breaking Through Barriers: Are You A Culturally Competent Communicator? - Quiz

Learn how your personal culture and background affect how you communicate with others.


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

      Ethnocentrism promotes goodwill and understanding among cultures.

    • B. 

      Ethnocentrism is the tendency to judge people according to one's own cultural standards.

    • C. 

      Ethnocentrism promotes cultural sensitivity.

    • D. 

      Ethnocentrism is rarely a problem.

  • 2. 
    Culture teaches you how to think and what to think about.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    To communicate interculturally, it is important to limit one's reliance on ___________.
    • A. 

      Stereotypes

    • B. 

      Technology

    • C. 

      Media

    • D. 

      Friendship

  • 4. 
    It is important to ____________ the communication rules of other cultures to communicate effectively.
    • A. 

      Debate

    • B. 

      Restructure

    • C. 

      Challenge

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    How can you overcome ethnocentrism?
    • A. 

      Acknowledge distinctions

    • B. 

      Avoid assumptions

    • C. 

      Avoid judgments

    • D. 

      All of the above are effective suggestions for avoiding ethnocentrism.

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