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Question 1

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Culture is about people and how they live. Which of following statements about culture is FALSE?
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  • It is a system of shared values and attitudes
  • It is beliefs and customs common to a group of people
  • It is transmitted from generation to generation
  • It is something we are born with

Question 2

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Which of the following statements about the White Australia Policy is FALSE?
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  • It was a policy that favoured European immigration
  • It was a movement in the 19th century to make the background of the Australian flag white
  • The policy was officially abolished in 1972
  • The Immigration Restriction Act of 1901 became known as the White Australia Policy

Question 3

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Multiculturalism was adopted as the official government policy in the 1970s. Which of the following statements about multiculturalism is FALSE?
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  • It is a policy based on rights and responsibilities for all
  • It is a philosophy that appreciates ethnic diversity within a society
  • It articulates that different cultures within a society should all be given importance
  • It is a United Nations convention

Question 4

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Statistics gathered at the 2011 Australian census revealed that the percentage of Australians born overseas was:
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  • 15%
  • 20%
  • 30%
  • 40%

Question 5

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What percentage of Australians speak a language other than English at home?
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  • 20%
  • 5%
  • 12%
  • 27%

Question 6

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There are almost 7,000 languages used in the world today. How many of them are used in Australia?
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  • 100
  • 200
  • 300
  • 400

Question 7

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The five languages other than English most commonly spoken in Australia are:
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  • Italian, Greek, Cantonese, Arabic, Mandarin
  • Croatian, Polish, Maltese, Vietnamese, Turkish
  • German, Mandarin, Spanish, Macedonian, Cantonese
  • Dutch, French, Arabic, Vietnamese, Indian

Question 8

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Today Indigenous people make up what percentage of the entire Australian population?
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  • Less than 1%
  • About 2.5%
  • About 5%
  • More than 10%

Question 9

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How many Australians claim to have no religious belief?
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  • 12%
  • 15%
  • 22%
  • 28%

Question 10

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Australia's fastest growing religious group is:
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  • Hinduism
  • Buddhism
  • Judaism
  • Islam

Question 11

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Consuming certain meats is restricted by some religions. Which of the following statements is FALSE?
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  • Muslims do not eat pork
  • Jews do not eat shellfish
  • Hindus do not eat beef
  • Christians do not eat lamb

Question 12

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What would Japanese visitors to Australia like to have available on their breakfast menu?
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  • Miso soup and rice
  • Pancakes with maple syrup
  • Congee rice porridge
  • Nasi goreng

Question 13

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Which of the following gestures are culturally incorrect in China?
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  • Snapping your fingers
  • Pointing using your index finger
  • Whistling to catch someone's attention
  • All of these answers are correct

Question 14

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Gift giving is an element of culture and an understanding of expectations in important. Which of the following countries is gift giving NOT expected?
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  • China, Indonesia
  • Poland, Russia
  • Japan, Thailand
  • Denmark, France

Question 15

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Which of the following is associated with death and should not be given as gifts in the Chinese culture?
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  • A clock
  • A vase
  • An ink pen
  • A bunch of flowers

Question 16

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Chinese people place high regard on respect. In formal situations business cards are often exchanged and should be accepted:
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  • With both hands
  • With the left hand
  • With the right hand
  • Only when wearing gloves

Question 17

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In Chinese culture which of the following colours and numbers are considered to be lucky?
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  • Red colour, number 8
  • Black colour, number 4
  • White colour, number 13
  • Blue colour, number 10

Question 18

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The amount of personal space a person is comfortable with is very much determined by culture. Which of the following are high contact cultures and prefer to stand close?
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  • Koreans, Japanese
  • Indonesians, Vietnamese
  • Greeks, South Americans
  • All of these answers are correct

Question 19

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German travellers are the second largest spenders on tourism worldwide. Which of the following statements is CORRECT?
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  • German decision making can be very slow
  • Germans take a casual approach to punctuality
  • Germans can be direct to the point of bluntness
  • German prefer a weak handshake when being introduced

Question 20

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The way that people greet each other varies greatly in different countries. Which of the following greeting protocols are CORRECT?
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  • The Japanese bow from the waist
  • The French kiss on both cheeks
  • In Brazil they hug using both arms
  • All of these answers are correct
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