High-Context Culture: Definition & Examples


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What is a high-context culture?

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1. What is a low-context culture?

2. Which of the following is not a characteristic of a high-context culture?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

High-context cultures can be difficult for outsiders to understand, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of these cultures. Details on which you'll be assessed include the characteristics of high- and low-context cultures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz topics include:

  • Definition of high-context culture
  • Example of a high-context culture
  • Relationship between ingroups and high-context cultures

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related social psychology lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as high- and low-context cultures
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify characteristics of a high-context culture

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled High-Context Culture: Definition & Examples. The following is a list of objectives covered in the lesson:

  • Define ingroups and collectivist cultures
  • Identify the contributions of anthropologist Edward T. Hall
  • Understand the differences between high and low-context culture
  • List nations that are high-context cultures