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Unformatted text preview: Question 1 1 out of 1 points By 2010, recent immigrants will account for ________ percent of all new U.S. workers. Answer Selected Answer: 50 Correct Answer: P 50 Question 2 1 out of 1 points Letters from Japanese businesspeople tend to be ________ than those written in the United States. Answer Selected Answer: less direct. Correct Answer: less direct. i Question 3 1 out of 1 points German business letters often close with Answer Selected Answer: a compliment to the recipient. Correct Answer: a compliment to the recipient. i Question 4 1 out of 1 points When it comes to nonverbal communication, cultural differences Answer Selected Answer: can significantly alter expectations regarding eye contact. Correct Answer: P can significantly alter expectations regarding eye contact. Question 5 1 out of 1 points Machine translations are usually ________ those produced by human translators. Answer Selected Answer: less accurate than Correct Answer: P less accurate than Question 6 1 out of 1 points Xenophobia is a fear of Answer Selected Answer: strangers and foreigners. Correct Answer: à strangers and foreigners. Question 7 1 out of 1 points To convey meaning in a low-context culture such as the one existing in Germany, people rely more on Answer Selected Answer: explicit verbal communication. Correct Answer: à explicit verbal communication. Question 8 1 out of 1 points If you will be living in another country where English is not the official language but you will be doing business in English, you Answer Selected Answer: will show respect by making every effort to learn the language. Correct Answer: x will show respect by making every effort to learn the language. Question 9 1 out of 1 points To English-speaking U.S. listeners, regular Arabic speech may sound Answer Selected Answer: excited or angry. Correct Answer: excited or angry. Question 10 1 out of 1 points When writing letters to businesspeople in other countries, you should Answer Selected Answer: make generous use of transitional words and phrases. Correct Answer: 8 make generous use of transitional words and phrases. Question 11 1 out of 1 points When it comes to decision-making customs, executives from low-context cultures Answer Selected Answer: tend to focus on the results of the decisions they face. Correct Answer: h tend to focus on the results of the decisions they face. Question 12 1 out of 1 points When you react ethnocentrically, you Answer Selected Answer: assume that your culture is superior to others. Correct Answer: h assume that your culture is superior to others. Question 13 1 out of 1 points Of the top ten export markets for U.S. products, ________ have English as an official language. Answer Selected Answer: fewer than 5 Correct Answer: fewer than 5 Question 14 1 out of 1 points In high-context cultures Answer Selected Answer: people rely more on the context of nonverbal actions and environmental setting to convey meaning. Correct Answer: people rely more on the context of nonverbal actions and environmental setting to convey meaning. Question 15 1 out of 1 points Regardless of their nationality, most customers expect to be addressed in Answer Selected Answer: their native language. Correct Answer: ð their native language. Question 16 1 out of 1 points When writing for multicultural audiences, it's important to Answer Selected Answer: do all of these. Correct Answer: ð do all of these. Question 17 0 out of 1 points If you have a business message translated from English into another language, it is a good idea to Answer Selected Answer: do all of these. Correct Answer: have it back-translated. i Question 18 1 out of 1 points Asking a colleague "How was your weekend?" is Answer Selected Answer: accepted in the U.S., but considered intrusive in some cultures. Correct Answer: accepted in the U.S., but considered intrusive in some cultures. Question 19 1 out of 1 points Culture influences a person's understanding of Answer Selected Answer: all of these. Correct Answer: ð all of these. Question 20 0 out of 1 points People in the United States generally Answer Selected Answer: believe that people who work hard are no better than those who don't work hard. Correct Answer: view hard-earned material comfort as a worthy goal. ...
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This note was uploaded on 07/25/2011 for the course WRIT 3301 taught by Professor Mccaley during the Summer '11 term at University of Houston.

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