Cross-cultural Psychology - Intermediate Quiz

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Cross-cultural Psychology - Intermediate Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Among Hofstede’s dimensions, which one represents the following sentence “a society's tolerance for ambiguity:
    • A. 

      Power Distance

    • B. 

      Risk Avoidance

    • C. 

      Uncertainty Acceptance

    • D. 

      Uncertainty Avoidance

  • 2. 
    Among Hofstede’s dimensions, “Subordinates expect to be consulted VS Subordinates expect to be told what to do” is a difference regarding: 
    • A. 

      Power distance

    • B. 

      Uncertainty Avoidance

    • C. 

      Masculinity - Femininity

    • D. 

      Long-term or short-term orientation

  • 3. 
    Among Hofstede’s dimensions, “Sympathy for the weak VS Admiration for the strong” is a difference regarding:
    • A. 

      Power distance

    • B. 

      Uncertainty Avoidance

    • C. 

      Masculinity-Femininity

    • D. 

      Long-term versus Short-term orientation

  • 4. 
    Among Hofstede’s dimensions, Individualism versus Collectivism is:
    • A. 

      Related to the different solutions to the basic problem of human inequality

    • B. 

      Related to the level of stress in a society in the face of an unknown future

    • C. 

      Related to the integration of individuals into primary groups

    • D. 

      Related to the choice of focus for people's efforts: the future or the present and past

  • 5. 
    Among Hofstede’s dimensions, one difference related to the dimension “Masculinity-Femininity” is: 
    • A. 

      Right of privacy VS stress on belonging

    • B. 

      Balance between work and family VS work prevails over family

    • C. 

      Changing jobs no problem VS staying in jobs even if disliked

    • D. 

      Immediate need gratification expected VS Need gratification deferred

  • 6. 
    According to Gannon's cultural metaphor Italian Opera, Italy can be described by the following components:
    • A. 

      Spectacle and pageantry; use of voice; interiorization; the chorus

    • B. 

      Spectacle and pageantry; use of voice; exteriorization; the chorus

    • C. 

      Spectacle and pageantry; use of voice; exteriorization; the individual

    • D. 

      Strategy warlike atmosphere; extreme specialization; selection and training; celebrating perfection

  • 7. 
    According to Bennet’s Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity, people in a Defense worldview:
    • A. 

      Can construct culture-general categories that allow them to generate a range of relevant cultural contrasts among many cultures

    • B. 

      Experience their cultural elements as universal

    • C. 

      Consider their own culture as the only viable one –the most “evolved” form of civilization

    • D. 

      Generally are disinterested in cultural difference even when it is brought to their attention

  • 8. 
    The ABC theory of cultural contact stays for:
    • A. 

      Acculturation, Beliefs, Change

    • B. 

      Acculturation, Behavior, Cognition

    • C. 

      Affection, Behavior, Cognition

    • D. 

      Affection, Behavior, Contact

  • 9. 
    The lower standing of women in some societies attracts condemnation in cultures that value non-discriminatory gender relations. Conversely, members of male-dominated societies regard the occupational and sexual independence of Western women as repugnant and offensive. This represents an evidence for:
    • A. 

      Similarity-attraction hypothesis

    • B. 

      The Culture-Distance hypothesis

    • C. 

      The Differences in Core Values hypothesis

    • D. 

      None of the above mentioned options

  • 10. 
    Bennet’s Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity (DMIS) describes:
    • A. 

      The process of culture shock

    • B. 

      The process of cumulative cultural evolution

    • C. 

      The formation of stereotypes and prejudices

    • D. 

      The move from ethnocentrism to ethnorelativism

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