Communication, Culture, and Identity MCQs

Communication, Culture, and Identity MCQs

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1: The process that occurs when a person learns, adapts to, and adopts the appropriate cand rules of a host culture.

A.   ● Behaviors

B.   ● Lifestyle

C.   ● Food

D.   ● None of above

2: _______ is a culture within a culture.

A.   ● Behavior culture

B.   ● Co-culture

C.   ● Community culture

D.   ● None of above

3: A cultural mindset that emphasizes the group and its norms, values, and beliefs over the self is called

A.   ● Allocate

B.   ● Collectivism

C.   ● Binding

D.   ● None of above

4: The common understandings among people who are committed to coexisting is called

A.   ● Population

B.   ● People

C.   ● Community

D.   ● All of above

5: Context orientation theory that meaning is derived from either the setting of the message or the words of a message and that cultures can vary in the extent to which message meaning is made explicit or implicit.

A.   ● True

B.   ● False

6: The learned ability to accurately understand the experiences of people from diverse cultures and to convey that understanding responsively is called

A.   ● Physical empathy

B.   ● Emotional empathy

C.   ● Cultural empathy

D.   ● None of above

7: _______ is the process and practice whereby individuals, companies, and/or the media impose their way of thinking and behaving upon another culture.

A.   ● Cultural imperialism

B.   ● Basic imperialism

C.   ● Physical imperialism

D.   ● None of above

8: Cultural variability theory that describes the four value dimensions (uncertainty avoidance, distribution of power, masculinity–femininity, individualism–collectivism) that offer information regarding the value differences in a particular culture.

A.   ● True

B.   ● false

9: The shared, personal, and learned life experiences of a group of individuals who have a common set of values, norms, and traditions is called

A.   ● Behaviour

B.   ● Culture

C.   ● Life

D.   ● None of above

10: _______ is a conflict over cultural expectations and experiences.

A.   ● Culture habits

B.   ● Culture clash

C.   ● Culture values

D.   ● None of above

11: Enculturation is the process that occurs when a person—either consciously or unconsciously—learns to identify with a particular culture and a culture’s thinking, way of relating, and worldview.

A.   ● True

B.   ● False

12: The process of judging another culture using the standards of one’s own culture is called

A.   ● Interpersonal

B.   ● Ethnocentris

C.   ● Intrapersonal

D.   ● None of above

13: Feminine Cultures that emphasize characteristics stereotypically associated with feminine people, such as sexual equality, nurturance, quality of life, supportiveness, affection, and a compassion for the less fortunate

A.   ● True

B.   ● False

14: The concept that all societies, regardless of size, are connected in some way. The term also can be used to describe how communication technology ties the world into one political, economic, social, and cultural system is called

A.   ● Global world

B.   ● Global Village

C.   ● Global cities

D.   ● None of above

15: High context Cultures in which there is a high degree of similarity among members and in which the meaning of a message is drawn primarily from its context, such as one’s surroundings, rather than from words.

A.   ● True

B.   ● False

16: A cultural mindset that emphasizes self-concept and personal achievement and that prefers competition over cooperation, the individual over the group, and the private over the public in the individualism

A.   ● True

B.   ● False

17: _______ which a person feels he or she belongs.

A.   ● Out-group

B.   ● In-groups

C.   ● Off-group

D.   ● None of above

18: Communication between and among individuals and groups from different cultural backgrounds is called

A.   ● Intercultural communication

B.   ● Intracultural communication

C.   ● cultural communication

D.   ● None of above

A.   ● Low-context cultures

B.   ● high-context cultures

C.   ● medium-context cultures

D.   ● None of above

20: A culture that emphasizes characteristics _______ associated with masculine people, such as achievement, competitiveness, strength, and material success in masculine cultures

A.   ● Introvertly

B.   ● Stereotypically

C.   ● Extrovertly

D.   ● None of above

21: _______Groups to which a person feels they do not belong.

A.   ● In-groups

B.   ● Out-groups

C.   ● Mix-groups

D.   ● All of above

22: A practice in which a nation sends work and workers to a different country because doing so is cost-efficient is called

A.   ● Searching

B.   ● Outsourcing

C.   ● Finding

D.   ● All of above

23: How a culture perceives and distributes power is called

A.   ● Power house

B.   ● Power distance

C.   ● Power hour

D.   ● None of above

24: The part of one’s self that is based on membership in a particular group is called

A.   ● Self identity

B.   ● Social Identity

C.   ● Physical identity

D.   ● All of above

25: _______Fixed mental images of a particular group; communicating with an individual as if they were a member of that group.

A.   ● Interpersonal

B.   ● Stereotypes

C.   ● Intrapersonals

D.   ● None of above

26: In uncertainty avoidance cultural mind-set that indicates how tolerant (or intolerant) a culture is of uncertainty and change.

A.   ● True

B.   ● False

27: _______ is a personal framework to view the events surrounding us.

A.   ● Worldview

B.   ● Cityview

C.   ● Chart

D.   ● None of above

28: _______Attributes of an individual.

A.   ● Actual Self

B.   ● Sustainability

C.   ● Ability

D.   ● All of above

29: The first stage of the perception process requiring us to use our visual, auditory, tactile, and olfactory senses to respond to stimuli in our interpersonal environment in attending and selecting stage

A.   ● True

B.   ● False

30: The image of the self we choose to present to others in our interpersonal encounters is called

A.   ● Behavior

B.   ● Face

C.   ● Attitude

D.   ● None of above

31: The set of coordinated behaviors that help us either reinforce or threaten our competence is called

A.   ● Hard work

B.   ● Facework

C.   ● Low working

D.   ● All of above

32: A piece of information that is verifiable by direct observation is called

A.   ● Data

B.   ● Facts

C.   ● Quotes

D.   ● Lines

33: The learned behaviors a culture associates with being a_______ generally referred to as masculinity or femininity in gender

A.   ● Male

B.   ● Female

C.   ● Male and female

D.   ● None of above

34: The process by which women and men learn the gender roles appropriate to their sex. This process affects the way the sexes perceive the world in the gender role socialization

A.   ● True

B.   ● False

35: A mental framework we use to process and categorize beliefs, ideas, and events as either masculine or feminine in order to understand and organize our world is called

A.   ● Gender Descrimination

B.   ● Gender Schema

C.   ● Gender abilities

D.   ● None of above

36: The result of matching like qualities with each other to create an overall perception of someone or something is called halo effect

A.   ● True

B.   ● False

37: Attributes an individual ideally possesses is called

A.   ● Confident

B.   ● Ideal self

C.   ● Ability

D.   ● None of above

38: A notion that explains the manner in which you handle your “self” in various circumstances; it includes competency, identity, and face is called identity management

A.   ● True

B.   ● False

39: An electronic extension of who someone is (e.g., screen name) is called

A.   ● Label

B.   ● Identity marker

C.   ● Approach

D.   ● None of above

40: We rely on a set of a few characteristics to draw inferences about others and use these inferences as the basis of our communication with them on the implicit personal approach

A.   ● True

B.   ● False

41: A component of Social Information Processing Theory; the unconscious or strategic effort to influence another’s perceptions is called

A.   ● Self esteem management

B.   ● Impression management

C.   ● Effect management

D.   ● None of above

42: Conclusions derived from a fact, but they do not reflect direct observation or experience is known as

A.   ● Interactions

B.   ● Inferences

C.   ● Abilities

D.   ● Effects

43: The third stage of the perception process, in which we assign meaning to what we perceive is called

A.   ● Mis understand

B.   ● Mis interrupting stage

C.   ● Interpreting Stage

D.   ● None of above

44: Memory storage over an extended period of time. Theoretically, the capacity of LTM is unlimited and indefinite and it can range from a few minutes to a lifetime includes in long term memory

A.   ● True

B.   ● False

45: The fifth stage of the perception process entailing storing information for later retrieval is called

A.   ● Memorizing stage

B.   ● Starting stage

C.   ● Final stage

D.   ● None of above

46: Having the ability to engage our senses so that we are observant and aware of our surroundings is called

A.   ● Heedless

B.   ● Mindful

C.   ● Oblivious

D.   ● None of above

47: Our desire that others refrain from imposing their will on us, respect our individuality and our uniqueness, and avoid interfering with our actions or beliefs is called

A.   ● Positive face

B.   ● Negative face

C.   ● Double face

D.   ● None of above

48: The result of grouping negative qualities (e.g., unintelligent, rude, and temperamental) together is called

A.   ● Positive halo

B.   ● Negative halo

C.   ● Neutral halo

D.   ● None of above

49: The second stage of the perception process in which we place what are often a number of confusing pieces of information into an understandable, accessible, and orderly arrangement is called organizing stage

A.   ● True

B.   ● False

50: Attributes an individual should possess is known as

A.   ● Ought selfless

B.   ● Ought self

C.   ● Self depend

D.   ● None of above