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Multicultural Communications - Chapter 1
Quiz 1 - Week 1
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What is an example of global interconnectedness presented in the text?
The 2011 Easter Japan tsunami and the 2014 outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa
ISI has been able to use social media, especially Twitter, to create a virtual image that does not begin to describe all of its actual capabilities.
The state of being unbiased and not influenced by personal feelings, interpretatios, or prejudice is also known as:
Intercultural communication involves interaction between government representatives of different nations:
What is based on the Western concept of individual effort, but isn't consistent across all cultures?
International Copyright Law
Technology has brought greater polarization throughout the world, though this is less true within the U.S. society:
In a generalization must be made, it should:
Focus on the primary values and behaviors of a particular culture
Where do most new immigrants, both in the U.S. and in other nations, seek work and residence?
In urban areas
Skype is a software application that allows people to communicate with live audio and video in real-time. Skype uses a different channel than typical face-to-face interactions.
As people grow up, they learn symbols but not the cultural meaning of those symbols:
All people, regardless of culture, have a need to communicate and interact with others.
Most communication behavior is innate or inborn:
The idea that "self is not innate, but is acquired in the process of communicating with others" best describes what use of communication?
Pinocchio''s nose is an example of:
Learning culture through folktales, legends, and myths
Values reflect culture, but they play no role in perpetuating the culture:
History, unlike religion and culture, give objective guidance for daily life:
In the U.S. what is not true about gender roles?
Around 4 years old, children begin to identify themselves and others as boys or girls.
In one form or another, families are found in every culture:
A culture's unconsciousness assumptions about how the world operates is referred to as its:
What is a practice that reflects a collectivist culture?
An individual can no more be separated from family than a finger from a hand, extended family members help take care of the children, and everyone in the family contributes to the common good.
According to the text, individualism in the American family is linked to:
The history of the United States
A person's family influences how the person communicates:
Indian culture is characterized by men who:
Are primary decision makers
What are interpersonal skills that are needed for effective communication with intercultural families?
- Displaying expertise in conflict resolution
- Listening intently
- Being empathetic
- Exercising decision making skills
For Latino cultures what is true:
The father is expected to be the breadwinner and protector
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