MCQ On Communication Practice Test- 179

By | May 27, 2018

Communication questions for (Human/Buiseness/classroom)

Question 1
In the discussion of communication problems, the overriding assessment is that
A
the most important factor is nonverbal communication.
B
the partner's response to the first comment determines how the quarrel will proceed.
C
the way something is said is the most crucial factor.
D
whether the criticism is constructive is a major aspect.
Question 2
Dyadic linkage theory suggests that:
A
The most effective leaders are those with the strong personal traits and characteristics such as charisma, toughness, and sociability.
B
Effective leaders adapt their communication style to fit the person with whom they are interacting.
C
Effective leaders adopt one style and utilize that style in most situations.
D
Dyads outperform groups in most organizational communication activities.
Question 3
Researchers found that teachers gave different grades to the same papers when told the papers were written by students with various different names. This seems to indicate that names have the power to
A
create disruptions.
B
shape people's attitudes and behaviors toward people unknown to them.
C
reflect personality traits.
D
avoid misunderstandings.
Question 4
Social class is an aspect of attraction to others for all but one of the following reasons. Which statement does NOT describe this connection?
A
Most people feel more comfortable with their own social class so they don't form long-lasting relationships with those of other classes.
B
Students who are most successful in relating to those of a higher social class are most likely very attractive or athletically talented.
C
A social hierarchy is more evident in high schools than in universities.
D
A perceived gain may be involved when people relate to those of a higher social class.
Question 5
The study of nonverbal uses of the voice is called:
A
generational.
B
kinesics.
C
proxemics.
D
vocalists.
Question 6
Auxiliary + infinitive combinations are made passive by using a passive infinitive.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 6 Explanation: 
The statement is true. Auxiliary + infinitive combinations are made passive by using a passive infinitive. Example: Active: You must write this letter. Passive: This letter must be written by you.
Question 7
The Chambers Everyday Dictionary describes precis as....
A
a summary
B
a presentation
C
a story
D
an incident
Question 7 Explanation: 
The correct statement is: The Chambers Everyday Dictionary describes precis as an abstract or a summary.
Question 8
There are how many ways to start a presentation?
A
Two
B
Three
C
Four
D
Five
Question 8 Explanation: 
There are two ways in which a presentation can be started. They are: Hard sell approach and soft sell approach.
Question 9
This quotation relates to the skill it takes to create which part of a speech?"A speech is like a love affair. Any fool can start it, but to end it requires considerable skill."-Lord Mancroft
A
transition
B
introduction
C
body
D
conclusion
Question 10
The conditional access system(CAS) allows the viewer to
A
Select TV channels
B
Interact with a set-top box
C
Both A and B
D
None of the above
Question 11
No space must be added between abbreviations.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 11 Explanation: 
The statement is true. No space must be added between abbreviations. The abbreviation of World Health Organisation is WHO and not W.H.O.
Question 12
Which of the following functions is NOT mentioned as a responsibility of the group leader?
A
encouraging social interaction
B
being willing to shoulder a large portion of the work
C
focusing on answers
D
raising questions
Question 13
Heinrich Hertz, who discovered radio waves belongs to
A
Germany
B
Sweden
C
USA
D
UK
Question 14
Which of these is not an ingredient of a discussion?
A
Purpose
B
Planning
C
Rudeness
D
Leadership
Question 14 Explanation: 
A discussion has five ingredients. They are: purpose, planning, participation, informality and leadership.
Question 15
An interaction pattern in which a speaker's statements are punctuated by verbal and nonverbal expressions from listeners is called
A
sounding
B
metacommunication
C
call and response pattern
D
AAVE
Question 16
The term.... refers to a particular kind of learning that takes place within a social and cultural environment, such as a family, peer group, society, workplace, or school.
A
socialization
B
culturation
C
adaptation
D
assimilation
There are 16 questions to complete.

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