MCQ On Communication Practice Test- 167

By | May 27, 2018

Communication questions for (Human/Buiseness/classroom)

Question 1
What is advice concerning the choice of strategies?
A
A strategy that requires minimal change from the audience is best.
B
A strategy that works on attitudes rather than behavior is best.
C
A strategy that takes into account listeners' prior attitudes is best.
D
No one strategy is best; the best approach is to use as many as possible.
Question 2
Regulatory communication is used to:
A
ask for something
B
give directions and to direct others
C
provide an organized description of an event
D
express a feeling about something
Question 3
Indirect speech is when one quotes the exact words spoken by a speaker.
A
True
B
It depends on situation
C
sometimes true sometimes false
D
False
Question 3 Explanation: 
The statement is false. Direct speech is when one quotes the exact words spoken by a speaker. For example, Neha said ''I am very tired now.''
Question 4
With regard to verbal skills, which is NOT true?
A
Females begin talking earlier than males.
B
Males score ahead of women in reading and writing.
C
More females major in English.
D
More females major in foreign languages.
Question 5
Television became the primary source for most people's news and information after about:
A
1950
B
1960.
C
1970
D
1980
Question 6
The noun or pronoun which is used with a preposition is called its object.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 6 Explanation: 
The noun or pronoun which is used with a preposition is called its object. It is in the accusative case and is said to be governed by the proposition. Example: There is a dog in the garden. The noun 'garden' is in the accusative case governed by the preposition 'in'.
Question 7
Considering the specific purpose and the central idea of the speech,
A
they are the same.
B
the specific purpose is similar to a thesis statement.
C
everything in the speech relates to the central idea.
D
the specific purpose establishes the main thrust of the speech.
Question 8
The interplay of telephony and computer technology has led to what is popularly called information....
A
acquired
B
receiving
C
orthographic
D
critical
Question 9
In a case study, the executive summary is placed:
A
at the beginning
B
with the recommendations
C
at the end
D
as part of the introduction
Question 10
Janette likes to spend time in dyads, is eager to develop close relationships with others, and finds interpersonal interaction an end in itself. Which of the following describes her communication?
A
She is a low self-monitor.
B
She is high in communication apprehension.
C
She is a noble self.
D
She is high in the need for intimacy.
Question 11
The difference between nominal group technique and brainstorming is that
A
nominal groups allow members to work alone first.
B
brainstorming allows criticism, the nominal group doesn't.
C
nominal groups seek quantity, brainstorming seeks quality.
D
brainstorming involves ranking ideas; nominal groups don-t rank.
Question 12
In examining the Internet and relationships, there are number of tips for making the transition from the virtual world to the real world. Which of these is NOT one of those tips?
A
Don't provide personal information.
B
Be honest.
C
Meet the person as soon as possible.
D
Chat on the phone.
Question 13
Which is NOT a function of a transition?
A
to support and explain main points
B
to show how the introduction correlates to the body
C
to make the correlation of the main point to the subpoint
D
to show how the supporting materials relate to the points they support
Question 14
Which ONE of the following is NOT a potential source of conflict within an organisation?
A
Ratio of wages to profits
B
Rates of pay for different jobs
C
Authority and power
D
Annual General Meeting
Question 15
For which of these cases do but/except not take the bare infinitive?
A
do + anything
B
do + nothing
C
do + everything
D
do + something
Question 15 Explanation: 
But and except take the bare infinitive when they follow do+ anything/ nothing/ everything. For example, Aahna does nothing but smile.
Question 16
What statement about physical attraction is accurate?
A
It is equally important to teens and adults.
B
It often forms the basis of a long-lasting relationship.
C
It provides a motivation, based on superficial elements, to get to know someone, but is not usually the basis for a long-term relationship.
D
It is linked with perceived gain as a component of emotional intelligence.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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