What Is Cultural Capital? - Definition, Examples & Theory


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An individual's cultural capital can be measured by:

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1. Cultural capital is used to promote:

2. Cultural capital assets are:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This lesson examines the various uses and definitions of cultural capital in society. The quiz tests the definition of cultural capital assets and how we are influenced by them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz focuses on the definitions related to cultural capital including:

  • Tangible and intangible assets
  • How we are influenced by cultural capital
  • How to measure cultural capital

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the influence and assets of cultural capital
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of cultural capital as it relates to social mobility
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding cultural capital, its influence and assets, and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

For more on cultural capital, review the accompanying lesson titled What Is Cultural Capital? - Definition, Examples & Theory. This article goes into detail on these facts:

  • Assets of cultural capital
  • Influence of cultural capital on society
  • Theories of cultural capital