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24 .   The _____ Index refers to the preference for behavior that promotes one 's self - interest .
A. Individualism / Collectivism
B. Power Distance
C. Uncertainty Avoidance
D. Ritual
E. Language
25 .   Which of the following countries scores highest on the Individualism / Collectivism Index meaning that this country values and rewards individual initiative more than the others cited ?
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26 .   Which of the following countries would have the most affinity ( score highest ) for collectivism ( cohesive groups are honored and encouraged ) ?
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27 .   The Uncertainty Avoidance Index measure the tolerance of _____ and _____ among members of a society .
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28 .   Emma Smith has just been hired as a consultant for the Smith Barney stock brokerage firm . Her task is to determine whether Smith Barney should use face - to - face contacts to encourage sales or the more impersonal electronic communications that have become so popular today . Her data indicate ( based on reviews of Individualism / Collectivism studies ) that all but one of the following countries would probably favor electronic communication . Which country would most likely favor face - to - face contact with a Smith Barney broker ?
A. United States
B. Australia
C. Canada
D. Japan
E. Great Britain
29 .   Based on Hofstede 's four dimensions , cultures with high PDI scores tend to be :
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30 .   Cultures with high _ ____ scores are highly intolerant of ambiguity and as a result tend to be distrustful of new ideas or behaviors .
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31 .   Which of the following cultures are associated with low level of anxiety and stress , a tolerance of deviance , and dissent , and a willingness to take risks ?
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32 .   A low score in the _ ____ reflects more egalitarian views .
A. Power Distance Index
B. Individualism / Collectivism Index
C. Distance from English Index
D. Uncertainty Avoidance Index
E. Masculinity / Femininity Index
33 .   Which of the following terms pertains to societies in which people from birth onward are integrated into strong , cohesive groups , which throughout people 's lifetimes continue to protect them in exchange for unquestioning loyalty ?
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34 .   Which of the following indexes have proven to be the most useful dimension in understanding cultural values ?
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35 .   Based on the Individualism / Collectivism Index , in which of the following countries will the " virtual social " activity of sitting alone at one 's computer be most acceptable ?
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36 .   Rituals are patterns of behavior and interaction that are :
A. learned and repeated .
B. scientifically verified for effectiveness .
C. enforced by governments .
D. unique to each individual .
E. universally accepted as proper behavior .
37 .   Giving a gift in another country requires careful attention if it is to be done properly . According to the following characteristics of gift giving , which country most likely practices this form of gift giving : never make an issue of a gift presentation -- publicly or privately ; gifts should be presented privately , with the exception of collective ceremonial gifts at banquets or after speeches .
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38 .   Anthropologist Edward T. Hall tells us that culture is :
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39 .   In many parts of the world , language is itself thought of as a social institution ( often with political importance ) . Which of the following countries best exemplifies the above statement ?
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40 .   The relationship between language and international marketing is an important factor that can not be overestimated . Recent studies indicate that a new concept , ____ , is proving useful to marketing researchers in market segmentation and strategic entry decisions .
A. Paralinguistics
B. linguistic distance
C. language parallels
D. language roots
E. linguistic accents
41 .   What is the main idea suggested by linguistic distance that helps in determining differences in values across countries and the amount of trade between countries ?
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42 .   Which of the following is NOT part of aesthetics ?
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43 .   Which of the following metaphors represents the Chinese culture ?
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44 .   _____ is an important ancient belief held by Chinese , considered the process that links humans and the universe to ch'i , the energy that sustains life and flows through our bodies and surroundings , in and around our homes and workplaces .
A. Shamanism
B. Voodoo
C. Ouija
D. Kung fu
E. Feng shui
45 .   Based on Richard Nisbett 's metaphor involving Confucius 's worthy picture , what is his analysis regarding the thought process or perceptual process of Westerners ?
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46 .   _____ refers to being attuned to the nuances of culture so that a new culture can be viewed objectively , evaluated , and appreciated .
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47 .   Which of the following is the most important factors in determining what kind and how much of an innovation will be accepted ?
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48 .   This strategy involves marketing products similar to ones already on the market thereby minimizing resistance . The reference is to ____.
A. flank attack
B. cultural congruence
C. guerilla marketing
D. lateral marketing
E. culture equalization
49 .   The strategy of ___ __ deliberately sets out to change those aspects of the culture offering resistance to predetermined marketing goals .
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50 .   Marketing strategy is judged culturally in terms of ____.
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51 .   According to a book written by Richard Nisbett , The Geography of Thought , Asians tend to :
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52 .   Modern medicine in the United States has been impacted by application of herbal remedies from South America and acupuncture from the Orient . This would be an example of which of the following ?
A. Cultural ombudsmanship
B. Cultural congruence
C. Cultural hegemony
D. Cultural sensitivity
E. Cultural borrowing
53 .   Morton Foods has decided to introduce a new line of turkey products to the American consumer . Turkey Steaks will resemble beefsteak in taste but will be made from turkey meat . The Turkey Steaks will be leaner and healthier for a variety of reasons . However , Morton Foods is concerned that the product will not be accepted . If Morton Foods follows a strategy of ____ , they are more likely to succeed with the introduction of the new product .
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54 .   Nexar Energy is advocating the use of solar power to replace all petroleum - based energy sources . The company has demonstrations to show how solar power could be used in all major petroleum - based products -- automobiles , power sources , and heating and cooling . Since Nexar Energy is advocating ____ , their information documents their deliberate attempt to change the way we do things with respect to energy sources .
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55 .   The Westernized diet has caused many Japanese to become overweight . This is an example of ____.
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29. Based on Hofstede's four dimensions, cultures with high PDI scores tend to be: A. secular.B. hierarchical.C. flat in organization.D. fragmented.E. egalitarian.
30. Cultures with high _____ scores are highly intolerant of ambiguity and as a result tend to be distrustful of new ideas or behaviors.
31. Which of the following cultures are associated with low level of anxiety and stress, a tolerance of deviance, and dissent, and a willingness to take risks?
32. A low score in the _____ reflects more egalitarian views.
33. Which of the following terms pertains to societies in which people from birth onward are integrated into strong, cohesive groups, which throughout people's lifetimes continue to protect them in exchange for unquestioning loyalty? A. Power distanceB. IndividualismC. UncertaintyD. CollectivismE. Masculinity
34. Which of the following indexes have proven to be the most useful dimension in understanding cultural values?
35. Based on the Individualism/Collectivism Index, in which of the following countries will the "virtual social" activity of sitting alone at one's computer be most acceptable?
36. Rituals are patterns of behavior and interaction that are:
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37. Giving a gift in another country requires careful attention if it is to be done properly. According to the following characteristics of gift giving, which country most likely practices this form of gift giving: never make an issue of a gift presentation--publicly or privately; gifts should be presented privately, with the exception of collective ceremonial gifts at banquets or after speeches. A. Arab WorldB. United StatesC. JapanD. Latin AmericaE. China

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