MCQ On Communication Practice Test- 160

By | May 27, 2018

Communication questions for (Human/Buiseness/classroom)

Question 1
"Because you deserve to know "is the punchline used by: (Dec-2006)
A
The Times of India
B
The Hindu
C
Indian Express
D
Hindustan Times
Question 2
Technical writing demands.... use of language.
A
figurative
B
poetic
C
factual
D
dramatic
Question 2 Explanation: 
Technical writing needs accuracy of expression and a restraint in style. It demands factual use of language. It does not care for figurative or poetic impressions.
Question 3
Public speaking is addressing a gathering.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 3 Explanation: 
The statement is true. Public speaking means addressing a group or a large gathering of people. It is issuing instructions.
Question 4
The purpose statement for a speech to convince will usually stress an attitude; a purpose statement for a speech to actuate will stress a/an
A
behavior.
B
mindset.
C
attitude.
D
thought.
Question 5
There are four fundamental ways in which we use nonverbal cues to extend, enrich, or modify our verbal messages to others. These include all of the following EXCEPT:
A
to complement or reinforce the meanings
B
to regulate the flow of communication
C
as substitutes for words
D
to break communication tension
Question 6
Which of the following is in higher priority to be an effective communicator?
A
to plan evaluation procedure
B
to specify the objectives of communication
C
to select various types of channels for communication
D
all of the above
Question 7
Apply characteristics to groups of people which could be an oversimplification.
A
Kinesics
B
Rank ineffectiveness
C
Stereotype
D
Selective exposure
Question 8
An e-mails style is determined by a person:
A
status
B
English
C
communicative ability
D
culture
Question 9
.... includes a standardized vocabulary, with agreed-upon rules of pronunciation, synta, X and grammar.
A
Verbiage
B
Communication
C
Messaging
D
Language
Question 10
Which of the following research methods would be most appropriate?
A
Case study
B
Laboratory observation
C
Standardized test
D
Questionnaire
Question 11
Which of the following is NOT an aspect of paralanguage?
A
facial expressions
B
rate of speech
C
pitch of voice
D
volume of voice
Question 12
The Christian sign of the.... is a gesture pertaining to religion and spirituality.
A
Plus
B
Minus
C
Division
D
Cross
Question 13
Groups in which members provide emotional support to help each other achieve goals.
A
Sender-receiver reciprocity
B
Participant-driven
C
Attitude
D
Metaphor
Question 14
A plane flying overhead and interfering with your conversation is an example of.... noise.
A
external
B
physiological
C
psychological
D
All of these are correct.
Question 15
Which of these should not be avoided for effective communication?
A
Noise
B
Planning
C
Semantic problems
D
Wrong assumptions
Question 15 Explanation: 
Lack of planning must be avoided for effects communication. There are innumerable examples of people who would give an ill-planned, long winding lecture while a short presentation with tables or graphs would be sufficient.
Question 16
A precis should be written in third person.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 16 Explanation: 
The statement is true. A precis should be written in third person and in the past tense. All pronouns must be in third person.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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