What Type Of Diffusion?

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Diffusion Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hip-hop or rap music originated in African American urban areas and diffused to other large urban centers, diffusing later to rural areas.
    • A. 

      Relocation diffusion

    • B. 

      Hierarchical diffusion

    • C. 

      Contagious diffusion

    • D. 

      Stimulus diffusion

  • 2. 
    Ideas that spread by the internet.
    • A. 

      Relocation diffusion

    • B. 

      Hierarchical diffusion

    • C. 

      Contagious diffusion

    • D. 

      Stimulus diffusion

  • 3. 
    The Islam religion spread from its Arabian Peninsula origin across much of North America and Asia. At the same time, it strengthened its hold over its Middle Eastern birthplace by displacing Christian, and Jewish populations.
    • A. 

      Relocation diffusion

    • B. 

      Hierarchical diffusion

    • C. 

      Contagious diffusion

    • D. 

      Stimulus diffusion

  • 4. 
    Early computer sales in the U.S divided about evenly between Apple and Windows systems. by the 1990's, Apple sales had fallen far behind Windows in the U.S, and the company had limited presence in the rapidly expanding overseas markets. But principles pioneered by Apple, notably making selections by pointing a mouse at an icon rather than typing a string of words, diffused through a succession of Windows systems.
    • A. 

      Relocation diffusion

    • B. 

      Hierarchical diffusion

    • C. 

      Contagious diffusion

    • D. 

      Stimulus diffusion

  • 5. 
    This type of diffusion occurs more often in the modern world than in the past due to modern methods of communication such as the internet.
    • A. 

      Relocation diffusion

    • B. 

      Hierarchical diffusion

    • C. 

      Contagious diffusion

    • D. 

      Stimulus diffusion

  • 6. 
    The most commonly spoken languages in North America are, Spanish, English, French, and Portuguese, primarily because several hundred years ago Europeans who spoke those languages comprised the large number of immigrants.
    • A. 

      Relocation diffusion

    • B. 

      Hierarchical diffusion

    • C. 

      Contagious diffusion

    • D. 

      Stimulus diffusion

  • 7. 
    News of new clothing styles quickly spreads internationally between major cities and only late filters down to smaller towns and rural places.
    • A. 

      Relocation diffusion

    • B. 

      Hierarchical diffusion

    • C. 

      Contagious diffusion

    • D. 

      Stimulus diffusion

  • 8. 
    New discoveries are shared amongst scientists at leading universities before they appear in textbooks or become general knowledge through the public press.
    • A. 

      Relocation diffusion

    • B. 

      Hierarchical diffusion

    • C. 

      Contagious diffusion

    • D. 

      Stimulus diffusion

  • 9. 
    Christian Europeans brought their faiths, architecture, systems of government, etc., to areas of colonization or economic penetration throughout the world.
    • A. 

      Relocation diffusion

    • B. 

      Hierarchical diffusion

    • C. 

      Contagious diffusion

    • D. 

      Stimulus diffusion

  • 10. 
    Prior to the 1930's, there were only 3 independent countries in Africa. Between 1951 and 1994, self-rule and independence spread from the Mediterranean to South Africa.
    • A. 

      Relocation diffusion

    • B. 

      Hierarchical diffusion

    • C. 

      Contagious diffusion

    • D. 

      Stimulus diffusion

  • 11. 
    By observing that the European American settlers could make marks on pieces of paper to record agreements and repeat lengthy speeches, Sequoyah, a Cherokee who could neither read or write, devised a system of writing for the Cherokee language. There was no transfer between cultures or groups of a specific technique of writing, but there was a case of the idea of writing diffusing by imitative behavior.
    • A. 

      Relocation diffusion

    • B. 

      Hierarchical diffusion

    • C. 

      Contagious diffusion

    • D. 

      Stimulus diffusion

  • 12. 
    Some cuisines that have been imported to the U.S. (Chinese, Mexican, Italian) have been altered to make them adjust to the demands of American tastes and its fast-food philosophy.
    • A. 

      Relocation diffusion

    • B. 

      Hierarchical diffusion

    • C. 

      Contagious diffusion

    • D. 

      Stimulus diffusion