Cultural Knowledge Quiz

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Read each statement quickly, decide if it is True or False, then check to see the correct answer. Total your correct responses and find out how well you fared.

1. The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded by Norway.
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2. Upon retirement, the Chinese receive a hand-carved, Swiss clock.
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3. The newlywed Serbian husband surprised his bride with a bouquet of a dozen red roses!
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4. A Korean boy entered first grade at age 5.
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5. What Hindus appreciate more than anything are fine leather jackets.
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6. Mao Zhe Dung’s last name is Mao.
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7. Tetraphobia literally means the “fear of terata ” (=beasts).
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8. The New Testament was written in Latin because Rome ruled the Mediterranean.
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9. Both Hebrews and Arabs are Semites!
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10. When I crossed my leg at the ankle, the Afghan said that I needed new soles.
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Score: If you answered correctly … your knowledge of world cultures is …
…10 …Exceptionally strong; my hat off to you!
…8-9 …Strong; you should be proud of yourself!
…6-7 …Not bad; try a bit harder next time.
…4-5 …Weak; nothing to write home about.
…1-3 …Very weak; start reading Cultural Portraits!
… 0 …Lamentable; travel abroad is a MUST for you!

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