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COM208 UNIT 2 QUIZ 2017/COM208 UNIT 2 QUIZ 2017
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Question 1

______________________ is the relatively specialized lifestyle of a group of people.


a. Culture

b. Race

c. Religion

d. Nationality

Question 2

All of the following exemplify an individualistic culture EXCEPT


a. the lone ranger, riding into the sunset.

b. “looking out for number one.

c. “there is no ‘I’ in ‘team’.

d. the “me generation.

Question 3

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In a ______________________ culture, such as ______________________, both men and women are encouraged to be modest and oriented to maintaining quality of life.


a. masculine, Japan

b. feminine, Norway

c. feminine, the United States

d. masculine, the United States

Question 4

In a(n) ______________________ culture, members are responsible for the entire group.


a. high-power-distance

b. masculine

c. individualistic

d. collectivist

Question 5

According to ______________________, speakers make their communication styles similar to listeners’ to gain their approval and achieve greater efficiency.


a. the Linguistic Relativity Hypothesis

b. communication accommodation theory

c. cultural sensitivity

d. the principle of adjustment

Question 6

A commitment to the ways and beliefs of your culture is termed


a. culture

b. cultural sensitivity

c. enculturation

d. ethnic identity

Question 7

Seeing your own culture as inherently better than other cultures is termed


a. ethnocentrism

b. acculturation

c. enculturation

d. stereotyping

Question 8

C. H. Cooley’s concept of the looking-glass self says that


a. your self-concept develops through looking at the image of yourself that others reveal to you.

b. significant others learn their self-concepts from your verbal and nonverbal messages.

c. you compare yourself to persons in groups you are with and see how you measure up.

d. you interpret and evaluate your own behavior.

Question 9

Which of the following is NOT an influence on the self-concept?


a. others’ image of you

b. your own interpretations and evaluations

c. social comparisons

d. your genetic make-up

Question 10

The extent to which you know yourself accurately is referred to as (the)


a. self-awareness.

b. self-concept.

c. self-esteem.

d. self.

Question 11

Which one of the four selves represents truths about yourself that neither you nor others know?


a. blind self

b. open self

c. unknown self

d. hidden self

Question 12

Which one of the four selves represents information you know about yourself but others do not.


a. blind self

b. open self

c. hidden self

d. unknown self

Question 13

Taylor is very open about his political views and discusses them with anyone who will listen. This is an example of information in his ______________________ self.


a. assertive

b. open

c. hidden

d. blind

Question 14

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In Which of the following is NOT true in regard to self-esteem?


a.  When you feel good about yourself you will perform better.

b. Seeking out nourishing people will enhance your self-esteem

c. Selecting projects that will result in success will boost your self-esteem.

d. Setting high standards in all areas will enhance your self-esteem.

Question 15

If you believe you’re going to score an “A” on a test, you may start studying more, which in turn may lead to that high grade. This would exemplify the _____________________


a. self-fulfilling prophecy.

b. pygmalion effect.

c. implicit personality theory.

d. pollyanna effect.


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