Cultural Diversity Test Sample

Nova's Cultural Diversity test is for use in the workplace or school setting to help understand employees and/ or students attitudes toward cultural diversity.

Here is a short sample of the test:

Background questions

1. What is your age? <29 30-39 40-44 45-59 60 or over
2. Are you: Male Female      

Attributional Style Questionnaire

1. The project you are in charge of is a great success. I kept a close watch over everyone's work Everyone devoted lot of time and energy to it
2. You and your spouse make up after a fight. I forgave him/ her I'm usually forgiving

Attitudes toward diversity scale

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Neither Agree or Disagree Agree Strongly Agree
1. All in all, I would say that minority workers are just as productive as other workers. 1 2 3 4 5
2. I often pick up the slack for some of my female co-workers who are less productive 1 2 3 4 5

Discriminatory Response Questionnaire

  Ignore the comments Respond with the same behavior Confront the employee Tell Manager File a grievance File a lawsuit
1. An employee states that you are resented because you were hired under the company's Affirmative action Program, otherwise you would not have been hired. You would : 1 2 3 4 5 6
2. An employee pins a series of cartoons to the bulletin board in the employees lunch room that depicts your race in a negative way. You would: 1 2 3 4 5 6

If interested in this test, copies can be ordered three different ways:

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If you need help with the results or would like a NCS sheet or Master Copy of the answers, get in touch with the author at for added assistance.

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