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1 World Day on the Mall Test Your Diversity Knowledge

2 Question 1 World Day is an annual event. How many years has World Day been held? A. 11 B. 25 C. 2

3 Correct! The first World Day on the Mall was held in Other than the year 2001 (due to 9/11) World Day on the Mall has been an annual event. Go to the next question

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6 Question 2 How many languages, including the various dialects, are spoken in the world today? A B.125,000125,000 C.6,0006,000

7 Correct! If mutual intelligibility is the basic criterion, current estimates indicate that there are about 6,000 languages spoken in the world today. Go to the next question

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10 Question 3 What is the goal of World Day on the Mall? A. Eat and be entertained B. Increase awareness, understanding, and acceptance of individuals of all cultures C. Kill a few hours of work time

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13 The mission of World Day on the Mall is to increase awareness, understanding, and acceptance of individuals of all cultures. Correct! Go to the next question

14 Question 4 Who plans and implements World Day on the Mall? A.The United NationsThe United Nations B.VolunteersVolunteers C.The Three Little PigsThe Three Little Pigs

15 Correct! World Day is made possible by a committee of volunteers from State Government, local organizations, and local businesses. Go to the next question

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18 Question 5 What is multiculturalism? A.A state of racial, cultural and ethnic diversity B.A group of people all of the same religion, race, and ideals C. The fear of cultural experiences

19 Correct! Multiculturalism generally refers to a state of racial, cultural and ethnic diversity within the demographics of a specified place. Go to the next question

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22 Question 6 What is Diversity Training? A. A defensive driving class B. Learning to do multiple tasks at the same time C. Training for the purpose of increasing participants' cultural awareness, knowledge, and skills

23 Correct! Diversity training is training for the purpose of increasing participants' cultural awareness, knowledge, and skills, which is based on the assumption that the training will benefit an organization by protecting against civil rights violations, increasing the inclusion of different identity groups, and promoting better teamwork. Go to the next question

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26 Question 7 How many countries are there in the world? A. 29 B. 500 C. 193

27 Correct! There are currently 193 recognized countries. If we include territories that are independent states, inhabited dependent territories, and areas of special sovereignty, the number increases to 245. Go to the next question

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30 Question 8 When ranking the 10 most widely spoken languages according to the number of people that speak it as their native language and the most being number one, what number is English ranked? A. 1 B. 4 C. 10

31 Correct! The 10 most widely spoken languages, with approximate numbers of native speakers, are as follows: »1. Chinese, 1.2 billion »2. Arabic, 422 million »3. Hindi, 366 million »4. English, 341 million »5. Spanish, 322 to 358 million »6. Bengali, 207 million »7. Portuguese, 176 million »8. Russian, 167 million »9. Japanese, 125 million »10. German, 100 million. If second-language speakers are included in these figures, English is the second most widely spoken language, with 508 million speakers. Go to the next question

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34 Question 9 Other than white, what is the ethnic group with the greatest population represented in the United States? A. Asian B. Hispanic/Latino C. Native American

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37 Correct! The U.S. population's racial distribution in 2006 was as follows: –White alone: 73.9% or million –Hispanic or Latino of any race: 14.8% or about 44.3 million. –Black or African American alone: 12.2% or 37.1 million –Asian alone: 4.4% or 13.1 million –American Indian or Alaska Native alone: 0.8% or 2.4 million –Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander alone: 0.14% or 0.43 million –Some other race alone: 6.3% or 19.0 million –Two or more races: 2.0% or 6.1 million U.S. federal law defines Hispanic or Latino as any person of "Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race." Go to the next question

38 Question 10 What is the favorite ethnic cuisines most favored by American citizens? A. Chinese B. Italian C. Mexican

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41 Correct! The favorite ethnic/international cuisines in the United States are as follows: 1. Italian 18% 2. Indian or South American 9% 3. Mexican and Latin American 18% 4. Chinese 11% 5. Japanese 17% 6. Thai 10% 7. French 1% 8. Spanish or Portuguese 1% 9. Greek 4% 10. Central or Eastern European 1% 11. Mediterranean or North African 3% 12. Other (such as Vietnamese, Jamaican, Korean...) 7% Go to the next slide

42 How did you score? Thanks for taking the World Day on the Mall Diversity quiz. Please join us on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 on Centennial Mall. We look forward to seeing you there!


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