Cultural Relativism Online Test

The "Darius anecdote" from Herodotus would suggest that:

It is an observable fact that cultures do have different moral codes.

Cultural relativism concludes from the observation of different moral codes that:

If cultural relativism is correct, then:

Some people believe that the earth is flat. Which of these conclusions can be drawn from their belief?

All cultures have certain things in common. Which of these is not a principle held by all cultures?

Which of these is a valuable lesson that can be learned from cultural relativism?


This test covers the lecture and Power Point on Cultural Relativism. You should read this material along with the section on Ruth Benedict and the short article from Herodotus. Do the test as many times as you need in order to get every question right. Drop me a note if you have problems or questions.

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