MCQ On Communication Practice Test- 187

By | May 27, 2018

Communication questions for (Human/Buiseness/classroom)

Question 1
.... is not one of the 7 C-s of communication:
A
clarity
B
conciseness
C
correctness
D
character
Question 2
In discussing attraction to other people, proximity refers to
A
minimizing differences of culture or setting in order to enhance a relationship.
B
close contact, such as at work or school, that leads to a relationship.
C
the combination of compatibility and similarities when people interact with one another on a regular basis.
D
a perceived gain that someone thinks might come from working or studying with another person.
Question 3
The main points of a meeting must be reduced to writing.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 3 Explanation: 
The statement is true. The main points of a meeting and decisions arrived at must be reduced to writing and then filed where they can be readily located.
Question 4
The full stop is used at the end of an indirect question.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 4 Explanation: 
The statement is true. The full stop is used at the end of an indirect question. It is used to mark the close of a complete sentence.
Question 5
The ability to communicate effectively
A
Is a natural talent that cannot be learned.
B
Can be learned.
C
Depends on the education level of those around you.
D
Depends on not using technology to send messages.
Question 6
In which new script is the newscaster followed by an expert interviewed on the subject
A
Soundbite
B
Stand up
C
Package
D
None of the above
Question 7
A.... agency differs from its full-service counterpart. It has more limited goals and offers fewer services. It is basically a creative department.
A
miniature
B
boutique
C
one-man
D
in-house
Question 8
Which of these is an example of adversative co-ordinating conjunction?
A
He didn't raise his hand and he didn't raise his voice.
B
She was pretty, but she was dumb.
C
Hurry up, else you will lose.
D
You must have not studied hard, for the paper was easy.
Question 8 Explanation: 
The correct statement is: She was pretty, but she was dumb. The adversative co-ordinating conjunction represents contrast.
Question 9
ONE of the following is NOT a feature of communication.
A
It involves more than an individual
B
It involves transmission of information
C
It is not limited to the art of writing
D
It is limited to the art of speaking
Question 10
Interpreting persuasion as transactional communication requires that persuasion be defined as a.... that occurs between two parties, rather than simply a one-way action of one individual firing verbal bullets at another so as to achieve desired change.
A
event
B
transaction
C
shift
D
activity
Question 11
Which of these barriers to intercultural communication is INCORRECTLY defined?
A
Ethnocentrism is the belief that one's culture is superior to all other cultures.
B
Stereotyping is an oversimplified or distorted view of another race, ethnic group or culture.
C
Prejudice is either a positive or a negative attitude towards a cultural group based on little or no experience.
D
Discrimination means overt actions taken to exclude or avoid another group.
Question 12
Which of the following comments does NOT properly elaborate on various types of visual support?
A
A poster, diagram, and organizational chart could have words, pictures, or both.
B
An actual object is almost always preferable to a model.
C
The chalkboard/whiteboard is the most accessible visual support.
D
Tables are columns of figures arranged to reveal certain information.
Question 13
Which is true of a purpose statement?
A
It should be specific.
B
It should be results oriented.
C
It should be realistic.
D
All of these are true.
Question 14
If a person replied like ''I see--or ''mm-hmm--then it is known as
A
Positive feedback
B
Negative feedback
C
Ambiguous feedback
D
Nonverbal feedback
Question 15
Whenever Pavlov feeds his dogs meat, he rings a bell. The dogs begin to salivate to the bell. The ringing of the bell is
A
an unconditioned response
B
an unconditioned stimulus
C
a conditioned response
D
a conditioned stimulus
Question 16
In which of these, the listener puts himself in place of the speaker?
A
Focused listening
B
Evaluative listening
C
Attentive listening
D
Empathetic listening
Question 16 Explanation: 
Empathise means to understand and share the feelings of another. During empathetic listening the listener puts himself in the position of the speaker.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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