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Intercultural Competence Quiz - True/False. TRUE. Scandinavians are more tolerant to silent breaks in conversations Laughter in Japan can be a sign of confusion, insecurity or embarrassment Wearing gloves in Russia when shaking hands is considered polite

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intercultural competence quiz true false
Intercultural Competence Quiz - True/False

TRUE

  • Scandinavians are more tolerant to silent breaks in conversations
  • Laughter in Japan can be a sign of confusion, insecurity or embarrassment
  • Wearing gloves in Russia when shaking hands is considered polite
  • Leaving right after dinner in Central America is considered well-mannered as it means you’ve been well fed
  • In Sub-Saharan Africa it is normal to arrive half an hour late for dinner
  • If you tell your female friend from Africa that she’s put on weight during her holiday, it means she’s had a good holiday and is physically healthier than when she left
  • It is seen as polite to not accept an offer of food or drink in Persia immediately on being offered it, instead you should refuse a few times

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FALSE

TRUE

TRUE

TRUE

TRUE

http://skill-assessment.suite101.com/article.cfm/quiz_on_intercultural_competence

cultural competence in gift giving
Cultural Competence in Gift Giving
  • Match the occasion when a gift is absolutely required with the country
    • January 1 and July 15 United Arab Emirate
    • Every stage of a deal Nicaragua
    • Secretarial services Japan
  • Your Singaporean client looks stricken when he sees the gorgeous hand-tooled cowhide boots you had made especially for him. What happened?
  • In Asia, the recipient of a gift will place it aside rather than opening it in the presence of the giver
  • Flower Etiquette
    • In Brazil, purple flowers are a symbol of friendship
    • White flowers are appropriate for your friend from El Salvador
    • An even number of flowers is necessary for your Japanese associate
    • An odd number of flowers is best for your Chinese friend
    • Be sure to give dahlias or chrysanthemums to your friends from Spain
    • And don’t forget the yellow flowers for your friend from Mexico

He is probably a practicing Hindu

TRUE

ALL FALSE

American Way magazine and assessment.suite101.com/article.cfm/quiz_on_intercultural_competence