MCQ On Communication Practice Test 140

By | September 12, 2017

Communication questions for (Human/Buiseness/classroom)

Question 1
The theory of language developed by Sapir and Whorf states that
A
grammar is a more important element of language to master than dictionary definitions.
B
dictionary definitions are more important to master for effective communication than the grammar of a language.
C
effective communication involves equal mastery of grammar and vocabulary.
D
language is an important aspect of culture that defines our perceptions of the world around us.
Question 2
A job interview is a formal meeting between a job seeker and an employer.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 2 Explanation: 
The statement is true. Interview is a formal face-to-face meeting. A job interview is a formal meeting between a job seeker and an employer.
Question 3
Which statement concerning self-disclosure is FALSE?
A
Women tend to be willing to self-disclose more often than men.
B
It is most rewarding when it leads to greater intimacy in a relationship.
C
Fear of losing one's individuality can be a deterrent.
D
Fear of being abandoned can be a deterrent.
Question 4
A predisposition to respond to something in a favorable or unfavorable way is a/an
A
belief.
B
demographic.
C
attitude.
D
value.
Question 5
A scientist's philosophical questions about the nature of reality and what is knowable.
A
Grammar
B
Adverse event
C
Preferred reading
D
Ontology
Question 6
Non-verbal communication does not involve:
A
silence
B
words
C
gestures
D
space
Question 7
Which of these is used to indicate the end of a question tag?
A
Full stop
B
Question mark
C
Exclamatory mark
D
Colon
Question 7 Explanation: 
The question mark is used to indicate the end of polite questions and question tags; as, '' He has won, hasn't he?''
Question 8
Displays of feelings vary by cultures. Which of the following is NOT true?
A
Many Asian cultures use high degrees of facial expressions.
B
Arabic cultures freely express grief.
C
Most Americans hide grief or sorrow.
D
Sometimes, excessive smiling may signal shallowness.
Question 9
Which of the following is major element of oral communication
A
Pitch
B
Volume
C
Clarity
D
All of the above
Question 10
In which step is the general description of the object given?
A
Two
B
Three
C
One
D
Four
Question 10 Explanation: 
There are four steps in the technical description of an object: Definition of the object, manner in which the object works, general description of the object and a description of the important components of the object.
Question 11
Which of these is used to separate short co-ordinate clauses of a compound sentence?
A
Semicolon
B
Comma
C
Full stop
D
Colon
Question 11 Explanation: 
The comma is used to separate short co-ordinate clauses of a compound sentence. For example, '' She came, she stooped, she conquered.''
Question 12
Which of these is not a barrier to listening?
A
Physical barrier
B
Cultural barrier
C
Linguistic barrier
D
Written barrier
Question 12 Explanation: 
There are six barriers to listening. They are: physical, physiological, linguistic, cultural barriers, speech decoding and oral discourse analysis.
Question 13
"Our thoughts not only reveal what we are; they predict what we will become."-'Tozer.This quotation seems to be most closely related to the concept of
A
sympathy.
B
empathy.
C
attribution.
D
self-fulfilling prophecy.
Question 14
Letters that please the receiver are called:
A
routine letters
B
invitation letters
C
good-news letters
D
-yes-letters
Question 15
Suppose you are unable to follow a foreigner-s language. In this case, communication of messages will be carried out through
A
Symbolic language
B
Body language
C
Screaming
D
None of the above
Question 16
Which statement best describes the Johari window?
A
It varies from one relationship to another but not within a relationship.
B
It concerns the level of disclosure that a person is willing to make with various people.
C
It consists of three panes that indicate levels of disclosure.
D
It is used to predict the level of intimacy in a relationship.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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