Cultural Competency Test

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Cultural Competency Test


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does it mean to be a culturally competent teacher?
    • A. 

      Learning within the context of culture

    • B. 

      Student-centered instruction

    • C. 

      Culturally-responsive curriculum

    • D. 

      All above

  • 2. 
    Culture is a learned and behavioral responses acquired over time thatincludes implicit versus explicit beliefs, attitudes, values, customs, norms, taboos, arts,and life ways accepted by a community of individuals. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT part of the four basic cultural competence skill areas? 
    • A. 

      Valuing diversity

    • B. 

      Being culturally self-aware

    • C. 

      Understanding the dynamics of cultural interactions

    • D. 

      It is a teaching requirement.

  • 4. 
    As teachers, are we responsible for learning how to pronounce correctly students' names?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Educators become culturally competent...  
    • A. 

      Reading books

    • B. 

      One day training

    • C. 

      Taking one class

    • D. 

      Over time

  • 6. 
    Why should educators be culturally competent? 
    • A. 

      Culture plays a critical role in learning.

    • B. 

      Culturally competent educators are better equipped to reach out to students’ families.

    • C. 

      Cultural competence helps educators meet accountability requirements.

    • D. 

      All of above

  • 7. 
    If a Latino student's mother bring you food to celebrate Teachers' Appreciation Day, what do you supposed to do?
    • A. 

      I will say, "I am sorry, but I dislike spicy food"

    • B. 

      I will throw it away.

    • C. 

      I will say Thank you, and I will share it with other colleagues, if I cannot finish all of it.

    • D. 

      I will share it on Facebook, and I will add a "funny " meme.

  • 8. 
    This is America. Teachers are not responsible to help their Latino students. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What should I do if people in my culture make jokes about or negatively about other cultural groups?
    • A. 

      I let them know that I don’t like it, and explain why.

    • B. 

      I laugh with them.

    • C. 

      I ignore the jokes.

    • D. 

      I call the police.

  • 10. 
    Cultural awareness is defined as 
    • A. 

      Being knowledgeable about one’s own thoughts, feelings, and sensations.

    • B. 

      Being able to recognize that my skin color is different than other cultural groups.

    • C. 

      Being able to speak another language.

    • D. 

      Being a person who asks every Latino person if they can speak "Mexican".