MCQ On Communication Practice Test- 155

By | May 27, 2018

Communication questions for (Human/Buiseness/classroom)

Question 1
Which statement correctly describes high-context messages?
A
Much of the meaning is implied.
B
They occur more frequently in Western cultures.
C
A good example would be computer instructions.
D
Tradition is rejected in favor of competition.
Question 2
When we mention someone or something for the first time, we use them.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 2 Explanation: 
When we mention someone or something for the first time, we use a/ an not the. When we mention the same person or thing again, we use them.
Question 3
Which of these is a French phrase?
A
Bona fide
B
De facto
C
Deja vu
D
Blitzkrieg
Question 3 Explanation: 
Deja vu is a French phrase which means '' a sense of having experienced the present''. Bona fide is Latin word which means ''real''. De facto is a Latin phrase.
Question 4
Consider the following statements
  1. Psychologists who compare animal and human behavior have concluded that animal communication is based on inherited biological abilities, that is, instincts and on learned signs.
  2. Speech, as we know it today, did not come until the appearance of the Cro-Magnon people.
  3. Pictures and abstract symbols for recording ideas began 3, 000 years ago.
  4. The term "label" is used by language scholars to indicate whatever the symbol refers to.
  5. Using the pictures in our heads to interpret the outside world is called "perception."
Which of the below options are TRUE
A
I, II and III
B
II, III and IV
C
III, IV and V
D
I and IV
Question 5
Listening is badly affected by
A
Message overload-excess of listened material
B
High speed of speaking
C
A sizable hearing loss-physiological problem
D
All of the above
Question 6
Which of these is not an example of subordinating conjunction related to cause?
A
Because
B
Since
C
As
D
Unless
Question 6 Explanation: 
Cause is indicated by words like because, since and as. For example, Please do as I told you.
Question 7
Which of these factors need not be considered while preparing speech for the audience?
A
Number of people
B
Age of audience
C
Appearance of audience
D
Nature of purpose
Question 7 Explanation: 
Many factors should be considered while preparing speech for the audience, like: nature of purpose, number of people, age and sex of audience, educational qualification of audience, interest and expectation from speaker, etc.
Question 8
Resume is a.... word.
A
French
B
German
C
Indian
D
American
Question 8 Explanation: 
Resume is a French word which means summary. It is a document which is used in application for a job.
Question 9
A teacher is effective in teaching if
A
He gives rich learning experience to students
B
He has vast knowledge about the subject
C
He clarifies all doubts of children
D
None of the above
Question 10
Proposals are made to undertake the survey for groundwater.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 10 Explanation: 
The statement is true. Proposals are made to undertake the survey for groundwater, minerals etc. They are also made to provide training to staff and executives.
Question 11
Which of the following is an important property for an effective communicator?
A
The objective of communication
B
Thinking about the evaluation procedure
C
Both A and B
D
None of the above
Question 12
A paragraph gives expression to thoughts in any writing.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 12 Explanation: 
The statement is true. A paragraph gives expression to thoughts in any writing. It has many features like length, unity, etc..
Question 13
Culture is embedded in our:
A
gestures
B
expressions
C
minds
D
beliefs
Question 14
Which of these means ''to strain''?
A
Baste
B
Colander
C
Sieve
D
Confectionery
Question 14 Explanation: 
The word sieve means to strain. The word baste means to moisten meat in its own juices during cooking.
Question 15
"People who are motivated to work for the well-being and growth of all employees" to be
A
situational leaders.
B
referent leaders.
C
servant leaders.
D
coercive leaders.
Question 16
The science of the study of feedback systems in humans, animals and machines is known as: (June-2006)
A
Cybernetics
B
Reverse communication
C
Selectivity study
D
Response analysis
There are 16 questions to complete.

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