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China - Quiz

The questions below do NOT ask for your opinion, they are about facts which are known from cross-cultural research. The correct answers will be revealed after you submitted your answers. Keep in mind that culture is all about comparison - e.g. if the statement is "People are religious", it's not about whether the majority of people in the region are religious or not but if they are MORE religious compared to people in a West European country.

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Compared to a West European country, this cultural region is more likely to exhibit the following traits:

1. Compared to Europe, people hide their feelings.

2. Compared to Europe, people are religious and value religious traditions.

3. Compared to Europe, people are likely to rely on each other's help and expect help.

4. Compared to Europe, students tend to make strong efforts and have excellent results in mathematics and science.

5. Compared to Europe, interpersonal competition is highly appreciated.

6. Compared to Europe, people are modest and do not value professional success very highly.

7. Compared to Europe, people are likely to wish to achieve power.

8. Compared to Europe, people like to learn from those who have achieved more than them, rather than remain who they are.

9. Compared to Europe, people often work very long hours.

10. Compared to Europe, communication tends to be clear and precise. "Yes" always means "yes", "no" means "no".

11. Compared to Europe, public displays of emotions are common.

12. Compared to Europe, people try to avoid arguments and conflicts.

13. Compared to Europe, many people like to buy and display expensive objects.

14. Compared to Europe, people feel that those who transgress societal rules should get lenient treatment.

15. Compared to Europe, traffic rules are observed quite strictly.