Culture and IENs Quiz
Question Number 1
The Canadian Nurses Association has predicted a shortage of how many nurses by 2011?
A. 10,000
B. 15,500
C. 22,000
D. 86,000
E. 113,000
Question Number 2
In Canada approximately ________ of nurses were internationally educated in 2002.
A. 2 %
B. 3-4 %
C. 5 %
D. 7-8%
E. 12%
Question Number 3
Internationally educated nurses usually don't find the decision to leave home and migrate to another country difficult.
A. True
B. False
Question Number 4
Push factors include all the following except
A. low salary
B. nurse unemployment
C. political unrest
D. job satisfaction
Question Number 5
When someone adopts another country's social norms and attitudes it is known as
A. transitioning.
B. acculturation.
C. culture shock.
D. adjustment.
Question Number 6
Individualistic countries place more emphasis on
A. goals, needs and preferences of the person.
B. goals of the group.
C. financial support for family members.
D. collectively imposed duties.
Question Number 7
Internationally educated nurses may avoid conflict in order to maintain
A. honesty.
B. face.
C. family values.
D. professionalism.
Question Number 8
Truth is not viewed the same in all cultures. Which statement best describes how Westerners view truth?
A. within the context of specific circumstances.
B. as an objective reality based on facts.
Question Number 9
What is the most significant challenge faced by IENs?
A. difference in roles
B. complicated work related routines
C. difficulty communicating
D. racism
Question Number 10
Someone coming from a low context culture tends to
A. communicate indirectly.
B. pause a lot when speaking.
C. use words to convey meaning to others.
D. avoid eye contact