Elements of Culture: Vocabulary


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What do we call the beliefs and traditions of a group of people?

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1. The ideas and beliefs that express what a culture is are described as _____.

2. What do we call aspects of a large, diverse culture that can bind various subcultures within it together?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of vocabulary terms and phrases related to culture. Some elements of culture that you'll be tested on include terms related to ideas and beliefs, insular cultures, and diverse cultures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of mentifacts
  • Phrases used to describe culture group sizes
  • Terms applied to ideas and beliefs about culture

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet assesses the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related culture lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding cultures and cultural keywords
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as terms for describing large, diverse cultures and small, insular cultures

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, review the accompanying lesson called Elements of Culture: Vocabulary. This lesson will help you define the following key words:

  • Culture
  • Mentifacts
  • Popular Culture
  • Folk Culture
  • Folk Ways