Elements of Culture: Explanation of the Major Elements That Define Culture


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It is the norm for Americans to shake hands with people they meet for the first time. This is most likely an example of a _____.

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1. All of the following choices are components of the language of a culture EXCEPT:

2. A crown and a tiara both represent royalty in many cultures. These are two examples of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will test your knowledge of culture and the components that shape the world in which we live.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • American norms
  • Language of a culture
  • What a crown and tiara represent
  • Culturally defined standards

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding culture
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about representations of royalty
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding defined expectations of behavior and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To understand more about culture, study the corresponding lesson titled Elements of Culture: Explanation of the Major Elements That Define Culture. This lesson details the following topics:

  • Elements of culture
  • Symbols
  • Language
  • Values
  • Norms, folkways, and mores