MCQ On Communication Practice Test- 163

By | May 27, 2018

Communication questions for (Human/Buiseness/classroom)

Question 1
The difference between assimilation and accommodation as strategies used by nondominant-group members is that
A
a person who tries to assimilate is more concerned with fitting into the dominant group.
B
a person who tries to accommodate is more concerned with fitting into the dominant group.
C
a person who wants to assimilate is more aggressive than someone who wants to accommodate.
D
a person who wants to accommodate is more assertive than someone who wants to assimilate.
Question 2
An expressed struggle between at least two interdependent parties, who perceive incompatible goals, scarce rewards, and interference from the other party in achieving their goals.
A
Conflict
B
Roles
C
Facework
D
Framing
Question 3
The fact that it is impossible to fix common meaning on all nonverbal messages indicates that nonverbal communication is
A
Continuous.
B
Ambiguous.
C
Non-linguistic.
D
Multi-channeled.
Question 4
Touching a person can
A
Cause discomfort and all health professionals should avoid touching anyone.
B
Indicate anger or aggression and thus should be avoided at all times.
C
Communicate concern in a non-verbal manner that can provide comfort and reassurance.
D
Be difficult for some people and thus should be avoided in most situations.
Question 5
At an Arab business party, alcohol is:
A
served continuously
B
served last
C
not served at all
D
served first
Question 6
An instructor describes a particular book to a student, says she thinks the student might enjoy it, and tells him to "check it out." The student checks the book out of the library, brings it to class, and tells the instructor it isn't a book he would enjoy. The instructor wonders why the student bothered to bring take the book from the library in the first place. The instructor had used "check it out" to mean "see if you'd like it." The student thought "check it out" meant he was supposed to actually borrow the book from the library. This use of language is an example of
A
jargon
B
pragmatic speech
C
equivocal speech
D
non-rule-governed speech
Question 7
In the health professions gathering information occurs every day and is
A
Essential but complicated and time-consuming.
B
More important than providing information.
C
Essential but does not require particular skill.
D
Essential for developing rapport and involves interviewing and questioning.
Question 8
Choose the correct statement:
A
Kalidas is the greatest of all other poets.
B
Kalidas is the greatest of all poets.
C
Kalidas is the greater of all other poets.
D
Kalidas is the greater of all poets.
Question 8 Explanation: 
The correct statement is: Kalidas is the greatest of all poets. Here, other is unnecessary. Though in the comparative degree, Kalidas is greater than any other poet.
Question 9
In the question below the two statements labelled as assertion (A) and reason (R). Which one of the following is correct Assertion (A) downward communication flows from superior to downward Reason(R)downward communication helps in resolving conflicts
A
Both A and R are true and 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 10
Nonverbal communication is made up of
A
Any instance in which a stimulus other than words creates meaning in either a sender's or a receiver's mind.
B
Behavior other than words that is intended to convey a message.
C
All human behavior.
D
None of the above
Question 11
Which of these is the most common type of grapevine?
A
Gossip chain
B
Single strand chain
C
Probability chain
D
Cluster chain
Question 11 Explanation: 
In the cluster chain, one tells selected people who may in turn relay the information to other selected individuals. This the most common type of informal communication.
Question 12
"Freedom" is an example of a/an
A
nonverbal symbol.
B
concrete symbol.
C
abstract symbol.
D
rhetorical symbol.
Question 13
Oral presentations are an integral part of an engineer's career.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 13 Explanation: 
The statement is true. Oral presentations are an integral part of an engineer's career. He has to take part in meetings, conferences and seminars.
Question 14
The ability of the mass media to cover the vast boundaries of space is termed as global village by
A
Mc Luhan
B
Harold Innis
C
Nell Postman
D
None of the above
Question 15
Learning about work through a lifetime of communication.
A
Synergy
B
Anticipatory socialization
C
Epistemology
D
Breakdown perception
Question 16
Motivation to reduce uncertainty based on likely reward from the other of interest.
A
Groupthink
B
Nonverbal communication
C
Incentives
D
Group breakdown
There are 16 questions to complete.

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