Culture & Cultural Change Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 2 2. Carlos' family goes to the Catholic church every Sunday; this is part of their _____ culture.

Question 3 3. Which of the following options are part of a culture?

Question 4 4. The process by which a minority culture chooses to give up its own identity and replace it with the identity of a major culture is called:

Question 5 5. When one culture is forcibly replaced by another to the point where the original culture no longer exists it is called:

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Question 6 6. If a natural disaster wipes out a culture, this would be an example of:

Question 7 7. What is defined as the borrowing by one society of a cultural trait belonging to another society as the result of contact between the two?

Question 8 8. Which type of diffusion occurs when two cultures come into direct contact?

Question 9 9. Which type of diffusion occurs when one society conquers another?

Question 10 10. Why might a culture experience origination?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following processes best describes the impact of cultures blending together and syncing up into something unique?

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements about acculturation is most accurate?

Question 13 13. A university traditionally offers fewer scholarships to students from lower-income families than to those from higher-income families. The university also has the tendency to pay its immigrant employees less than it pays native-born workers, though neither of these behaviors are part of official university rules. This university engages in _____ discrimination.

Question 14 14. A typically exaggerated and/or oversimplified belief about a certain group of people is known as a(n) _____.

Question 15 15. Which of the following is the best example of prejudice?

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Question 16 16. Social class for Weber included power and prestige in addition to _____.

Question 17 17. An individual who spends $100,000.00 on a vehicle would fit the term _____.

Question 18 18. The _____ states that social stratification has beneficial consequences for the operation of society.

Question 19 19. What is one area that is likely to be affected by cultural norms?

Question 20 20. Which of the following categories is most intimately interconnected with how we define culture and cultural identity?

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Question 21 21. A cultural _____ is a preconceived notion about a culture.

Question 22 22. Novels on a bestseller's list would most likely be considered part of _____.

Question 23 23. Multiculturalism differs from the American concept of a cultural melting pot in that:

Question 24 24. The culture of American cowboys is an example of _____.

Question 25 25. Which option best describes cultural adaptation?

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Question 26 26. Sarah has served as a Peace Corp Volunteer in Rwanda for 2 years now working as a school teacher. She used to have a hard time remember not to speak to elders eye-to-eye; however, now she does it without thinking. She also is able to speak the language on a very basic level. This has helped her tremendously in day-to-day tasks and also made her feel more included in the tribe. What stage of cultural adjustment is Sarah in?

Question 27 27. Anthony is an African American living in South Korea. During his first 6 months there, he noticed that some Koreans respond negatively to his race. This bothered him a lot at first. Over time, he realized that many Koreans had never interacted with an African American before and that their actions, though hurtful, were due to lack of education. This still bothered him a little bit, but he was beginning to learn how to handle it better. What stage of cultural adaptation is Anthony in?

Question 28 28. Cultural norms are transmitted through the following systems

Question 29 29. Cultural norms and values are closely related because

Question 30 30. The experiment by Solomon Asch showed that

Culture & Cultural Change Chapter Exam Instructions

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