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T/F: Intercultural competence is something that is perceived about another person, rather than something an individual inherently possesses. In other words, an individual may appear competent to one person but not to another.
T/F: Intercultural competence is often marked by physical and psychological changes that occur as a result of the adaptation required to function in a new and different cultural context.
T/F: Re-entry shock occurs when people return home after an extended stay in a foreign culture and they experience another round of culture shock, this time in their alsenative culture.
T/F: The affective component of intercultural competence consists of how much one knows about the culture of the person with whom one is interacting.
The mode of acculturation, called marginalization, occurs when individuals:
Choose not to identify with their native culture or the host culture
The second stage of culture shock, called the culture shock stage, is characterized by:
Feelings of helplessness, isolation, and depression
The mode of acculturation, called separation, occurs when individuals:
Prefer low levels of interaction with the host culture while desiring a close connection with their native culture
The fourth stage of culture shock, called the adaption stage, is characterized by:
Actively engaging with newly learned problem-solving and conflict resolution tools
The knowledge component of intercultural communication competence consists of:
How much a person knows about the culture of the person with whom one is interacting
The process of change that results from ongoing contact between two or more culturally different groups is called:
T/F: The affective component of intercultural communication is the degree to which one approaches or avoids intercultural communication—that is, one's level of motivation to interact with others from different cultures.
One mode of acculturation, called integration, occurs when individuals:
Desire a high level of interaction with the host culture while maintaining their identity with their native culture
Which of the following has the greatest impact on the degree to which a person experiences culture shock?
Degree of cultural similarity between host and native culture
The initial stage of culture shock, called something like the tourist or honeymoon stage, is characterized by:
Intense excitement and euphoria associated
To the extent that a person endeavors to acquire the beliefs of a single cultural group with the ultimate goal of becoming indistinguishable from other members of the host culture, that person has become:
Persons with rigid and simple cognitive systems have a tendency to:
Engage in gross stereotyping of others
T/F: Some cultural groups enter acculturation voluntarily, such as immigrants entering a country, whereas other groups experience acculturation involuntarily, as did African slaves brought to countries such as the United States and Brazil.
The anxiety and tension associated with acculturation is called:
The third stage of culture shock, called the adjustment stage, is characterized by:
Actively seeking out effective problem-solving and conflict resolution techniques
The psycho-motor component of intercultural communication competence consists of:
The actual enactment of appropriate verbal and nonverbal behaviors