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How Well Do You Know the Terms?

Handout 1.4

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Match the words in the word list with the statement that best defines them.

_____________________________ a trait or feature that describes someone or something

_____________________________ set of characteristics by which a person, group or place is known by

_____________________________ learned behaviour of people which includes everything that goes into making them who they are (language, religion, institutions, organizations, etc.)

_____________________________ devotion or pride for a nation

_____________________________ form of government in which laws are made by a direct vote of the people or their elected representatives

_____________________________ variety, differences within a group

_____________________________ society organized like a puzzle -- each piece has its own identity but when put together the pieces form a whole

_____________________________ a trait or characteristic than can apply to a whole group or every member of that group

_____________________________ distinguishing characteristics of Canada and its people

_____________________________ a variety of ethnic or cultural groups living together in one nation

_____________________________ numbering more than one

_____________________________ something accepted as representing a group, place, etc.

Word List

nationalism
identity
multiculturalism
cultural mosaic

democracy
characteristic
Canadian Identity
symbol

pluralism
generalization
culture
diversity

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