Student Evaluation

Objective Test (9 questions total)

1. The majority of Chinese in the US currently live in the following 3 states—California, New York and Hawaii.

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2. List 2 belief systems that have had major influences on Chinese character and behavior:

Ethno Med:
Chinese American

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Objective Test

Answers, Question 2:

  • Confucianism
  • Yin/Yang
  • Buddhism
  • Taoism
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3. Which is less prevalent in U.S. Chinese as compared with US Whites? Choose one:

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4. The majority of Chinese immigrants in the mid 1800’s were primarily skilled laborers, who settled in California and Hawaii.

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Correct! Starting in the mid 1800’s, large groups of unskilled “coolie” laborers immigrated to California, primarily to the “Gold Rush” areas and San Francisco.

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5. Acculturation into American/Western Society has led to a decrease in the incidences of prostate/ breast cancer, hypertension and cardiovascular disease among Chinese immigrants.

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Correct! Acculturation has lead to an increase in these diseases.

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6. In traditional Chinese society, which of the following are true. Choose two:

A. Individualism is encouraged.

B. Respect and protection of elders is valued.

C. Obedience to authority is expected.

D. Saving "face" only relates to a person not bringing on embarrassment to his/her self.

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7. Many Chinese-Americans, although they may have adopted Western culture and ways of life still retain traditional Chinese values to some extent.

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8. List 3 issues that could act as obstacles when discussing illness or death with Chinese patients.

Ethno Med:
Chinese American

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Objective Test

Answers, Question 8:

  • A common superstition that discussing bad things may make them come true

  • Protection of elders from bad news

  • Consideration of possible decision making hierarchy that may be present in Chinese families:

    • father,
    • eldest son
    • role of daughters as caregivers
    • language barriers
    • mistrust
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9. In traditional Chinese society, somatization was an acceptable method of expressing emotional turmoil.

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