Week 3- Diversity In The Community

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  • 1. 

    Culture is described as a particular way of thinking, feeling, or ____________.

    • A.

      Misbehaving

    • B.

      Seeing

    • C.

      Behaving

    • D.

      Reacting

    Correct Answer
    C. Behaving
    Explanation
    Culture is described as a particular way of thinking, feeling, or behaving. This means that culture encompasses not only the beliefs and values of a group of people, but also the actions and conduct that are considered acceptable within that group. Behaving is an essential aspect of culture as it reflects the norms, customs, and social expectations that shape the behavior of individuals within a specific cultural context.

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  • 2. 

    Ethnicity is a group of people who conceive themselves as being alike by virtue of their _________________.

    • A.

      Race

    • B.

      Culture

    • C.

      Heritage

    • D.

      Common ancestry

    Correct Answer
    D. Common ancestry
    Explanation
    Ethnicity refers to a group of people who perceive themselves as similar due to their common ancestry. This means that they share a common lineage or genealogy, which distinguishes them from other groups. Ethnicity is not solely based on race, as it can also encompass cultural practices and heritage, but the key factor is the shared ancestry among the members of the group.

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  • 3. 

    The ten aspects of culture are: food and diet, religion and faith, clothing and fashion, traditions, government, language and communication, entertainment, ethnicity, standards of living, and education.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. The ten aspects of culture listed are commonly recognized and studied by anthropologists and sociologists. These aspects encompass various elements that shape and define a culture, including food and diet, religion and faith, clothing and fashion, traditions, government, language and communication, entertainment, ethnicity, standards of living, and education. Understanding these aspects helps in comprehending the complexity and diversity of different cultures around the world.

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  • 4. 

    Primary dimensions of diversity are: age, Race/Ethnicity, Sexual orientation, Physical abilities, ___________, and Religion.

    • A.

      Gender

    • B.

      Economic status

    • C.

      Culture

    • D.

      Hobbies

    Correct Answer
    A. Gender
    Explanation
    The primary dimensions of diversity are the core characteristics that individuals possess and that shape their identity. These dimensions include age, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical abilities, religion, and gender. Gender is an essential dimension of diversity as it refers to the characteristics and roles that society attributes to individuals based on their biological sex. It plays a significant role in shaping individuals' experiences, perspectives, and interactions with others.

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  • 5. 

    Secondary dimensions of diversity are: Education, Geographic location, Income, Parental status, Military experience, ______________, Religious beliefs, and Work experience.

    • A.

      Economic Status

    • B.

      Marital Status

    • C.

      Independence

    • D.

      Dependence

    Correct Answer
    B. Marital Status
    Explanation
    The given question asks for the secondary dimensions of diversity, which include education, geographic location, income, parental status, military experience, religious beliefs, and work experience. The correct answer, marital status, is a secondary dimension of diversity because it refers to whether an individual is married, single, divorced, or widowed. Marital status can influence a person's experiences, perspectives, and opportunities, making it an important aspect to consider in discussions of diversity and inclusion.

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  • 6. 

    A standardized mental picture held in common by members of a group and representing an oversimplified opinion, affective attitude, or uncritical judgment (as of a person, race, issue, or event) is known as a stereotyping.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. Stereotyping refers to the act of forming a standardized mental image or opinion about a person, race, issue, or event. It involves oversimplifying and making uncritical judgments based on preconceived notions or generalizations. Stereotypes can be harmful as they often do not reflect the true diversity and individuality of people or situations.

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