Hofstede's Uncertainty Avoidance Index: Definition & Example Cultures


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Which answer best defines uncertainty avoidance, according to Hofstede?

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1. Which of the following traits are indicative of a society with high uncertainty avoidance?

2. Which of the following countries scored especially low on uncertainty avoidance in Hofstede's research?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will ask questions about particular characteristics of Hofstede's Uncertainty Avoidance Index. You will need to select the answer that corresponds most to the question provided.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessments will test you on the following definitions and ideas:

  • Uncertainty avoidance
  • High and low uncertainty avoidance
  • Examples of countries with low and high uncertainty avoidance
  • Risk appetite

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Hofstede's Uncertainty Avoidance Index lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about how risk-avoidant different countries are in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast high and low uncertainty avoidance

Additional Learning

Be sure to review the corresponding lesson, Hofstede's Uncertainty Avoidance Index: Definition & Example Cultures. The lesson will help you cover the following information:

  • Defining Hofstede's cultural dimensions
  • Exploring the uncertainty avoidance index
  • Detailing the differences between national cultures
  • Describing the examples of countries with high and low scores