MCQ On Communication Practice Test 137

By | September 12, 2017

Communication questions for (Human/Buiseness/classroom)

Question 1
Which of these reports are written for recording information?
A
Informational
B
Interpretative
C
Routine
D
Recommendation
Question 1 Explanation: 
Routine reports are normally written for recording information which is required at periodic intervals. In most cases there may be printed forms where relevant gaps have to be filled with acquired data.
Question 2
Jack, who works in public relations for a political figure, has received a hilarious, but potentially offensive joke from one of his friends via e-mail. To best ensure his continued employment, Jack should
A
post the joke to his personal Facebook page immediately.
B
forward the joke to everyone in his address book.
C
repeat the joke to the politician who employees him.
D
discourage his friend from sending such messages to his work e-mail address.
Question 3
Which of these is not a type of linguistics?
A
Historical
B
Personal
C
Comparative
D
Synchronic
Question 3 Explanation: 
Linguistics is a scientific study of language. It can be divided into three types namely: Historical or Diachronic Linguistics, Synchronic Linguistics and Comparative Linguistics.
Question 4
Cultural differences include which of the following?
A
countries of origin
B
music preferences
C
grooming standards
D
All of the above are cultural differences.
Question 5
Maslow wrote, "If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to treat everything as if it were a nail." This statement illustrates the importance of
A
attributions.
B
perception.
C
facework.
D
impression management.
Question 6
Which of these conjunctions is not used in the transformation of simple into compound sentences?
A
Alternative conjunctions
B
Illative conjunctions
C
Cumulative conjunctions
D
Complex conjunctions
Question 6 Explanation: 
Four types of conjunctions are used in the transformation of simple into compound sentences. They are: Alternative conjunctions, illative conjunctions, cumulative conjunctions and adversative conjunctions.
Question 7
Fill in the blank with present participle: I met a boy.... a box of chocolates.
A
carried
B
carrying
C
was carrying
D
had carrying
Question 7 Explanation: 
The present participle ends with-ing. It represents an action which is going on or is incomplete or imperfect. So the statement is, I met boy carrying a box of chocolates.
Question 8
Which of these is used to refer to something that happened before the moment of speaking.
A
Present infinitive
B
Perfect infinitive
C
Bare infinitive
D
Continuous infinitive
Question 8 Explanation: 
We must use perfect infinitive if we refer to something that happened or was expected to happen before now ( before the moment of speaking).
Question 9
In a mixed message, the nonverbal communication is usually more reliable than the verbal message because
A
verbal messages are more likely to show your feelings.
B
the cultural setting has a greater impact on nonverbal communications.
C
it is much harder to control and manipulate nonverbal communications.
D
all of the above reasons.
Question 10
Feedback....the effectiveness of communication.
A
increases
B
decreases
C
both
D
None of these
Question 11
A technical description is used to describe an object.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 11 Explanation: 
The statement is true. A technical description is used to describe an object or a process. Science and technology must convey facts.
Question 12
In comparing functional leadership and situational leadership, which statement is correct?
A
The situation becomes the driving force only in situational leadership.
B
The particular group task becomes the driving force only in functional leadership.
C
In functional leadership, the leadership style of the same person changes according to the situation.
D
In situational leadership, the same leader changes his/her style according to the situation.
Question 13
A speech-writer earns a good living by writing speeches is
A
Professional
B
Personal
C
Elementary
D
Semi-literate
Question 14
communication, connotative words are
A
Explicit
B
Abstract
C
Simple
D
Cultural
Question 15
Communication should serve as a conflict-reduction exercise.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 15 Explanation: 
The statement is true. Communication should serve as a conflict-reduction exercise. When people start competing for the fulfillment of their narrow interests communication suffers.
Question 16
Slang and jargon are elements that
A
may reduce the clarity of a message.
B
may increase the power of a message.
C
may enhance the vividness of a message.
D
are more appropriate in public settings.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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