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Latin America - 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. People express their feelings rather than hide them.

2. People like to help other people.

3. In the business world, punctuality is not appreciated much.

4. Students make stronger efforts and have better results in mathematics and science.

5. Women are considered inferior to men.

6. Professional success is valued highly.

7. There is little trust between people who do not know each other well.

8. People wish to achieve power.

9. People like to learn from those who have achieved more than them, rather than remain who they are.

10. People lose their temper quite easily.

11. Thrift is one of the most important values.

12. Those who have money appreciate buying and displaying expensive objects and status symbols.

13. People feel that they are in control of their lives.

14. There is a lot of violent crime.

15. Bad news is communicated in a straightforward manner.

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