MCQ On Communication Practice Test- 142

By | May 27, 2018

Communication questions for (Human/Buiseness/classroom)

Question 1
Which of the following would be the best example of action research?
A
Answer a question about whether a school district has an effective classroom management approach
B
Improve classroom management practices in a third grade math classroom
C
Determine best classroom management practices that can be applied to most school classrooms
D
Make decisions about the effectiveness of a particular behaviorist classroom management program.
Question 2
After which of these nouns, an infinitive can't be used?
A
Failure
B
Ambition
C
Desire
D
Escape
Question 2 Explanation: 
The infinitive can also be used after certain nouns. These nouns include ability, ambition, demand, desire, effort, failure, promise, refusal, scheme, wish.
Question 3
Choose the correct statement.
A
He bought two dozen mangoes.
B
He bought two dozens mangoes.
C
He bought two dozen mango.
D
He bought two dozens mango.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct statement is: He bought two dozen mangoes. The word dozen is singular here as it is a collective noun.
Question 4
An effective listener avoids
A
Preparing themselves to listen.
B
Consideration of the cultural variations in listening.
C
Communicating interest in the person and their needs.
D
Stereotyping, regardless of appearance and ability to communicate.
Question 5
Which of these is not mentioned in a letter of complaint?
A
Problems in the supply of goods
B
Shortcomings in the supply of goods
C
Features in the supply of goods
D
Fault in the supply of goods
Question 5 Explanation: 
A letter of complaint states the problems or shortcomings found in the supply of goods. We need to clearly state the faults found in the goods or services.
Question 6
What is an infinitive called when it is used as a noun?
A
Simple infinitive
B
Complex infinitive
C
Present infinitive
D
Qualifying infinitive
Question 6 Explanation: 
When an infinitive is used as a noun, it is called the simple infinitive. It is also used to qualify a verb, usually to express a purpose. For example, We eat to live.
Question 7
The more media violence a person consumes the more violent and less safe they think the world to be.
A
Enunciation
B
Response changing
C
Stonewalling
D
Mean World Syndrome
Question 8
Which of these occur because of difference in language?
A
Physical barriers
B
Linguistic barriers
C
Cultural barriers
D
Speech decoding
Question 8 Explanation: 
Linguistic barriers occur when the people speak different languages. They have different mother tongues. This creates problems.
Question 9
Which of these reports are used in business?
A
Formal technical reports
B
Informal reports
C
Personal reports
D
Musical reports
Question 9 Explanation: 
Technical reports are of two types. They are: formal and non-formal technical reports. They must present a complete picture of all the necessary and relevant facts.
Question 10
Which of the following is NOT an official channel of communication in an organisation?
A
Memo
B
Newsletter
C
Circular
D
Rumour
Question 11
Several strategies for effective empathetic listening. Which of the following is NOT listed?
A
Identify the emotions.
B
Listen to the story.
C
Use your own biases to solve the problem.
D
Let the person work out the problem.
Question 12
The term.... refers broadly to any personality characteristic in which one individual differs from another in a relatively permanent and consistent way.
A
persona
B
trait
C
appearance
D
quality
Question 13
Where is the leave-taking mentioned in a letter of complaint?
A
Top left
B
Top right
C
Bottom left
D
Bottom right
Question 13 Explanation: 
The courteous leave-taking is mentioned in the bottom right corner in the letter of complaint along with the designation and signature.
Question 14
Connecting the known with the unknown is a
A
good device to supplement charts and graphs.
B
way to help listeners understand something they are unfamiliar with.
C
way to describe an object that is too big to incorporate directly into the speech.
D
strategy to explain the etymology of something.
Question 15
Which of these is a technical word for slanting?
A
Lateral
B
Sloping
C
Tilting
D
Bent
Question 15 Explanation: 
Technical writing uses special words instead of general words. Therefore, lateral is used instead of slanting, apex instead of top, base instead of bottom, etc..
Question 16
Charles feels uncomfortable because, although he thinks of himself as an honest person, he lied to his friend Richard. In order to reduce dissonance, he ignores the fact that he lied. He is using which method?
A
Denial
B
Bolstering
C
Transcendence
D
Differentiating
There are 16 questions to complete.

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