Acculturation Processes: Substitution, Syncretism, Addition, Deculturation & Origination - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of the following processes best describes the impact of cultures blending together and syncing up into something unique?

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1. Substitution happens when:

2. Why might a culture experience origination?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In what ways do different cultures influence each other within a specific area or region? This quiz and corresponding worksheet will check your understanding of the terms applied to various acculturation processes.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The term used when cultures blend and sync together
  • The definition of the term substitution as used in relation to acculturation
  • A reason for origination
  • What is involved in acculturation
  • How modern theorists describe the interaction and coexistence of cultures

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about acculturation processes
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as syncretism and deculturation
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about cultural interactions in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as origination and deculturation

Additional Learning

To learn more about acculturation, review the accompanying lesson called Acculturation Processes: Substitution, Syncretism, Addition, Deculturation & Origination. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explain what acculturation is
  • Discuss the modern view of acculturation
  • Define different processes of acculturation
  • Provide examples of each process discussed