Cultural Contact in the Classroom Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. An example of assimilation is a child who has only seen brown horses seeing a white horse for the first time and _____.

Question 2 2. After a child calls a zebra 'horse,' an example of accommodation is when the child _____.

Question 3 3. Adaptation is _____.

Question 4 4. A foreign student arrives at a school and during the first three months feels homesick, has low grades, and isolates from other students. All these are signs of:

Question 5 5. Classroom activities can prevent foreign students from culturally adjusting, especially if the activities:

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Question 6 6. Stefan is the only student from Germany in a school in the US. Despite the fact he is fully proficient in English, he appears not to have any friends in school. This factor could be preventing Stefan from fully adjusting to his school:

Question 7 7. The term _____ refers to a person's religion, nationality, and background.

Question 8 8. One example of non-verbal communication is _____.

Question 9 9. One example of verbal communication that could be misunderstood is _____.

Question 10 10. Is the majority culture changed during assimilation, acculturation, both, or neither?

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Question 11 11. What is assimilation?

Question 12 12. Which of the following are markers in a culture?

Question 13 13. Why are surveys used to measure social distance?

Question 14 14. How is social distance measured?

Question 15 15. What is the most commonly referenced measure of social distance?

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Question 16 16. Juan is Cuban American and communicates in his native language as well as in English. Which of the following best describes his language ability?

Question 17 17. What is an advantage of cultural duality?

Question 18 18. Marissa understands and incorporates her Korean heritage passed on to her by her parents with her American culture. What is this called?

Question 19 19. A classroom is multicultural when ____________________.

Question 20 20. To successfully resolve a multicultural conflict, an instructor has to take the following steps:

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Question 21 21. A competent multicultural classroom instructor can ____________________.

Question 22 22. What is culture shock?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT characteristic of the Reintegration stage?

Question 24 24. Culture shock is popular among which population?

Question 25 25. Which of these statements about assimilation and accommodation is true?

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Question 26 26. María is a student from El Salvador who struggles with the terminology in math, science, and other subjects. This is probably because María:

Question 27 27. _____ affects a students morals and beliefs.

Question 28 28. What is acculturation?

Question 29 29. What is the key to reducing social distance in any society?

Question 30 30. Which is a disadvantage of cultural duality?

Cultural Contact in the Classroom Chapter Exam Instructions

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