MCQ On Communication Practice Test- 193

By | May 27, 2018

Communication questions for (Human/Buiseness/classroom)

Question 1
Which of the following is an example of a nonverbal message?
A
Mumbling
B
Eye contact
C
Yelling
D
Jargon
Question 2
In relative clauses, which of these is used to refer to things?
A
Who
B
Which
C
That
D
Whom
Question 2 Explanation: 
In relative clauses, we use which to refer to things, not to people. For example: The student who sits next to me in class comes from China.
Question 3
Descriptive essays describe a place or a person.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 3 Explanation: 
The statement is true. Descriptive essays describe a place, person or a thing which may be real or imaginary.
Question 4
A conjunction is a word which merely joins together sentences and words.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 4 Explanation: 
The statement is true. A conjunction is a word which merely joins together sentences and words. They are also known as sentence connectives.
Question 5
In a study comparing the effects of studying with music versus no music on reading comprehension, an investigator administers a comprehension test after a reading study period. She finds that scores were higher for the group who listened to classical pieces. What is the independent variable in this study?
A
Studying
B
Reading comprehension score
C
Study period
D
Presence or absence of music during studying.
Question 6
Which of the following pair is not correctly matched? (Dec-2006)
A
N. Ram: The Hindu
B
Barkha Dutt: Zee News
C
Pranay Roy: NDTV 24?7
D
Prabhu Chawla: Aaj taak
Question 7
''Bandana is going to school'' is a
A
Assertive sentence
B
Imperative sentence
C
Optative sentence
D
Exclamatory sentence
Question 8
Personal appearance is an element of non-verbal communication.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 8 Explanation: 
The statement is true. Personal appearance is an element of non-verbal communication. Some refer to non-verbal communication as body language.
Question 9
Which of these words are not used by independent clauses?
A
Nor
B
Still
C
And
D
For
Question 9 Explanation: 
Independent clauses use the words and, but, or, nor, still and however. For example, ''He wanted to go in the car, but it was unserviceable. For is used by dependent clauses.
Question 10
The two basic categories of symbols in any spoken language are:
A
verbal and nonverbal.
B
spoken and unspoken.
C
loud and soft.
D
natural and synthetic.
Question 11
Who among the following wrote the book television in India
A
Vinod Mehta
B
Nalin Mehta
C
Milkha singh
D
Amitava Bachhan
Question 12
Which of the following is a reason for the tendency to underestimate the role of the situation in explaining communication behavior?
A
Multi-tasking or high cognitive load.
B
Situational influences are often subtle and easy to overlook.
C
The bias to overestimate personality is dominant.
D
All of the above.
Question 13
Choose the correct statement.
A
He obtained passing marks.
B
He obtained pass marks.
C
He obtained passed marks.
D
He obtained passing mark.
Question 13 Explanation: 
The correct statement is: He obtained pass marks. Passing is the present participle form of pass which is to be used here.
Question 14
Which of these should be avoided for an effective speech?
A
Determination of the purpose
B
Selection of message
C
Lack of interest
D
Selection of theme
Question 14 Explanation: 
Four principles must be followed for an effective speech. They are: analysis of audience and occasion, determine the purpose, selection of message or theme and speech delivery.
Question 15
Fill in the blank: Bismillah Khan plays.... shehnai with great skill.
A
a
B
an
C
the
D
a or the
Question 15 Explanation: 
Here we will use the definite article the. The is used before musical instruments as in the above question. The is also used before the names of certain books. Example, The Mahabharat.
Question 16
A significant other is always someone
A
with whom you have a romantic involvement.
B
whose opinion matters to you.
C
whom you have known since childhood.
D
who holds the job you aspire to.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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