MCQ On Communication Practice Test- 162

By | May 27, 2018

Communication questions for (Human/Buiseness/classroom)

Question 1
Susan needs to be at class from 6 to 9 p.m. Demetri needs to be at a meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 the same night. They have only one car. If Demetri drops Susan off at class and picks her up, so both get to be where they need to be, and it works better for Susan not to have to park in a student parking lot far from the class, this solution could be called
A
win-win.
B
win-lose.
C
compromise.
D
lose-lose.
Question 2
.... should not be used instead of so.
A
On the contrary
B
That
C
But
D
However
Question 2 Explanation: 
That should not be used instead of so as an adverb. For example: I could reach only so (not that) far.
Question 3
Which of these is not an element of the speaking technique?
A
Voice quality
B
Word stress
C
Appearance
D
Correct tones
Question 3 Explanation: 
Speaking technique has four main elements. They are: word stress, voice quality, correct tones and types of tones.
Question 4
Convert the following statement in direct speech to indirect: He said to me, ''I don't believe you.''
A
He said he didn't believe me.
B
He said I don't believe you.
C
He said he don't believe me.
D
He said I didn't believe you.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct statement is: He said he didn't believe me. The pronouns of the direct speech are changed in such a manner that their relationship with the reporter and the hearer, is indicated.
Question 5
There is a barrier to communication when words are uttered in a.... sense.
A
negative
B
positive
C
polite
D
good
Question 5 Explanation: 
The correct statement is: There is a barrier to communication when words are uttered in a negative sense. The words uttered must be real to the person who is hearing it.
Question 6
Personal distance is defined as
A
4 to 12 feet.
B
18 inches to 4 feet.
C
Touching to 18 inches.
D
12 feet and up.
Question 7
Which of the following is an old form of communication?
A
Fire signals
B
Radio Signals
C
Telegrams
D
None of these
Question 8
In which of these cases, the continuous infinitive is not used?
A
After auxiliary verbs
B
With certain verbs like appear, happen, seem.
C
After hope and promise.
D
At the beginning of a sentence.
Question 8 Explanation: 
The form of a continuous infinitive is to be + present participle. For example, My mother must be wondering what is wrong with me. Initial infinitive phrases are placed at the beginning of a sentence.
Question 9
Which of the following statements describes a highly cohesive group?
A
Members spend less time interacting.
B
They report more satisfaction with the group and its work.
C
There is less control over the behavior of group members.
D
Members do not share a collective sense of identity.
Question 10
A report is a systematic description of an event.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 10 Explanation: 
The statement is true. A report is a systematic description of an event for someone who was not present on the scene.
Question 11
Paying close attention to more than the simple denotative meaning of speakers-words.
A
Controls
B
Discriminative listening
C
Green-flag words
D
Sender-receiver reciprocity
Question 12
Objects people use to identify themselves, helping to define themselves and their environments.
A
Mutual knowledge
B
Artifacts
C
Womb-to-tomb
D
Systematic observation
Question 13
Etymology can be used as a basis for
A
definition.
B
description
C
explaining
D
none of the above
Question 14
Which of these should be avoided for an effective speech?
A
Planning of speech
B
Preparation of speech
C
Long sentences
D
Organisation
Question 14 Explanation: 
It is worthwhile to prepare the matter carefully. Use short sentences. Information should be conveyed in least possible words without leaving out anything important.
Question 15
The stages of listening include all BUT
A
attending.
B
understanding.
C
responding.
D
activating.
Question 16
Which of the following may NOT be accomplished through vertical communication?
A
Problem solving
B
Task coordination
C
Conflict resolution
D
Camaraderie
There are 16 questions to complete.

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