MCQ On Communication Practice Test- 150

By | May 27, 2018

Communication questions for (Human/Buiseness/classroom)

Question 1
A preposition is placed before which of these?
A
Noun
B
Verb
C
Adjective
D
Noun or pronoun
Question 1 Explanation: 
A preposition is a word placed before a noun or a pronoun to show in what relation the person or thing denoted by it stands in regard to something else. For example, there is a dog in the garden.
Question 2
.... gives the substance of the report.
A
Abstract
B
Summary
C
Preface
D
Table of contents
Question 2 Explanation: 
The statement is: Summary gives the substance of the report. An abstract only gives the matter covered in the report.
Question 3
Choose the correct statement.
A
Teacher cited many examples to prove his point.
B
Teacher sited many examples to prove his point.
C
Teacher citied many examples to prove his point.
D
Teacher citted many examples to prove his point.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct statement is: Teacher cited many examples to prove his point. Cite means refer to (a passage, book, or author) as evidence for or justification of an argument or statement.
Question 4
To decode a message is to
A
Evaluate a message.
B
Interpret a message.
C
Translate ideas into code.
D
Reject a message.
Question 5
African Americans sometimes describe a person who appears to be unemotional and undemonstrative as:
A
unconcerned
B
ignorant
C
assertive
D
acting white.
Question 6
Which of these tones represent thoughtfulness?
A
Serious tone
B
Urgent tone
C
Happy tone
D
Outraged tone
Question 6 Explanation: 
A serious tone expresses careful consideration, solemn or thoughtfulness. It exhibits that the speaker is sincere and earnestly putting his point of view.
Question 7
In the question below the two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and reason (R). Which one of the following is correct. Assertion (A): two way communication is not possible in the mass media Reason (R): the message is conveyed, but the feedback is not immediate
A
Both A and R are true, R is the correct explanation of A
B
Both A and R are true, R is not the correct explanation of A
C
A is true, R is false
D
A is false, R is false
Question 8
Correct the incorrect statement: I've got nobody to talk.
A
I've got nobody to talk to.
B
I've got nobody to talk with.
C
I've got nobody to talk from.
D
I've got nobody to talk into.
Question 8 Explanation: 
The correct statement is: I've got nobody to talk to. Don't avoid an obvious preposition because you don't want to end your sentence in a preposition. The rule is absurd and is often flouted.
Question 9
The grapevine provides feedback to the management.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 9 Explanation: 
The statement is true. The grapevine provides feedback to the management. It enables them to know what the subordinates think about the organization.
Question 10
In which of the following types of communication methods can audio conferencing be classified
A
one-sided verbal
B
two-sided verbal
C
one-sided Non-verbal
D
two-sided non-verbal
Question 11
Which of these is a sign of underconfidence?
A
Speaking and naturally shifting your eyes around
B
Transfixed on one face
C
Pointing your finger
D
Using your hands
Question 11 Explanation: 
While speaking, gently and naturally shifting your eyes all around so that it appears as if you are interested in all those who are present. Please don't be transfixed on one face. It is a sign of underconfidence.
Question 12
In a group discussion, one must communicate with....
A
Hostility
B
Ignorance
C
knowledge
D
long sentences
Question 12 Explanation: 
In a group discussion, one must communicate with knowledge. He must be polite and compassionate and must utter ideas which are real to those present and easily understood.
Question 13
The tone of the speaker should be....
A
loud
B
clear
C
low
D
soft
Question 13 Explanation: 
The tone of the speaker should be clear and precise. A good speaker always pauses on punctuation marks and when he wishes to drive home a point.
Question 14
Which of the following statements is NOT correct in showing how a specific type of data can be used effectively?
A
Occupation can indicate interest in, or knowledge about, your subject.
B
Geographic location indicates whether listeners are sympathetic or hostile to your position.
C
Race or ethnic group may indicate that the speaker should be careful to avoid slang or references to American culture.
D
Gender differences should be acknowledged and respected so the speaker avoids sounding sexist or inappropriate.
Question 15
Generating ideas for speech topics by making lists of items from areas of interest in a speaker's life.
A
Participant-driven
B
Noise
C
Clustering
D
Green-flag words
Question 16
Which of these details are not mentioned in minutes?
A
Venue of the meeting
B
Date of the meeting
C
Name of the chairman
D
Age of the chairman
Question 16 Explanation: 
Minutes must have the following details: Name of organisation, day and date of the meeting, venue of the meeting, name of the chairman, etc..
There are 16 questions to complete.

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