MCQ On Communication Practice Test 26

By | September 12, 2017

Communication questions for (Human/Buiseness/classroom)

Question 1
Which of these combinations destroy each other?
A
Positive + positive
B
Positive + negative
C
Negative + negative
D
Negative + positive
Question 1 Explanation: 
Two negatives destroy each other. They must never be used together unless we wish to make an affirmation.
Question 2
The producer-intended meaning of a piece of media content.
A
Preferred reading
B
Incentives
C
Critical listening
D
Laissez-faire
Question 3
Body symmetry refers to
A
thin, muscular, or plump body types
B
the proportionality or relative length, size, or distance between related physical features
C
the extent to which both sides of the face or body mirror each other
D
all of the above
Question 4
Unstated comparisons between things or events that share some feature.
A
Metaphor
B
Gossipers
C
Rules of pragmatic competence
D
Epistemology
Question 5
Which statement concerning the question of presenting one or both sides of an argument is FALSE?
A
A two-sided approach is more effective if listeners are less educated.
B
A one-sided approach is appropriate if most listeners agree with the speaker's ideas.
C
The two-sided approach increases the speaker's credibility.
D
The two-sided approach is better when the topic is controversial.
Question 6
The oldest existing English daily of India is
A
The Times of India
B
The Hindustan Times
C
The Hindu
D
The Telegraph
Question 7
Which of these is not a type of precis?
A
Precis of speech
B
Precis of correspondence
C
Tables
D
Telegraphese
Question 7 Explanation: 
Precis can be of four types. They are: precis of speech, precis of continuous matter, precis of correspondence and telegraphese.
Question 8
Curriculum vitae is a.... word.
A
French
B
German
C
Latin
D
Indian
Question 8 Explanation: 
Curriculum vitae is a Latin word which means course of life. It is abbreviated as CV. It should have a fairly standard layout.
Question 9
Which of this is not a type of precis?
A
Precis of notice
B
Precis of speech
C
Telegraphese
D
Precis of correspondence
Question 9 Explanation: 
There are four types of precis: precis of speech, precis of continuous matter, precis of correspondence and telegraphese.
Question 10
.... communication can be defined as the deliberate or unintentional use of objects, actions, sounds, time, and space so as to arouse meanings in others.
A
Verbal
B
Nonverbal
C
Intentional
D
Vocal
Question 11
A.... is a representation of an object on another surface.
A
drawing
B
image
C
illustration
D
picture
Question 11 Explanation: 
The correct statement is: A picture is a representation of an object on another surface. A drawing is a representation of an object drawn by lines, shade, etc.
Question 12
In business, the purpose of writing is mainly to:
A
entertain
B
Both inform and persuade
C
inform
D
persuade
Question 13
Tracking software involuntarily loaded onto users-computers.
A
Cohesion
B
Critical listening
C
Cookies
D
Syntax
Question 14
Which statement best describes American cultural values concerning groups?
A
Most Americans are more comfortable with groups in the workplace than in social settings.
B
Groups that are exclusively male or female function better in our culture.
C
Older people are more likely to make the ultimate decisions in a cross-generational group.
D
Within the group, all people have an equal voice and the majority decides.
Question 15
Convert the following simple sentence into a complex sentence: On reaching the gate you will have to turn left.
A
As soon as you reach the gate, you will have to turn left.
B
When you reach the gate take a left turn.
C
Turn left when you reach the gate.
D
Reaching the gate, take a left turn.
Question 15 Explanation: 
The correct complex sentence is: soon as you reach the gate, you will have to turn left. The subordinate clause used here is adverb clause.
Question 16
Which of these is important in having mutual understanding with colleagues?
A
Effective listening
B
Speaking
C
Talking
D
Writing
Question 16 Explanation: 
Effective listening is extremely important in having mutual understanding with colleagues, superiors and subordinates. Listening is an important part of communication.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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