MCQ On Communication Practice Test 3

By | September 12, 2017

Communication questions for (Human/Buiseness/classroom)

Question 1
Which of these is not a level of language?
A
Formal
B
Public
C
Informal
D
Substandard
Question 1 Explanation: 
There are three levels of language. They are: formal, informal and substandard (or non standard).
Question 2
Which of these is not a level of language?
A
Formal writing
B
Informal writing
C
Substandard language
D
Formal speaking
Question 2 Explanation: 
The levels of language used are in writing. It is important to use the right level of language. The levels of language are: formal, informal and substandard.
Question 3
A precis must always have a....
A
subheading
B
heading
C
story
D
incident
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct statement is: A precis must always have a heading. The title must be the shortest possible and it must reflect the central idea of the passage.
Question 4
Any business house is concerned with.... communication.
A
external
B
dumb
C
deaf
D
blind
Question 4 Explanation: 
Any business house is concerned with two types of communication. They are: external communication and internal communication.
Question 5
Which statement about commitment is TRUE?
A
It refers to the willingness of group members to work together.
B
It refers to the feeling of attraction that group members feel towards one another.
C
A time to socialize before and after the meeting can promote commitment.
D
It generally results from a feeling of cohesiveness in the group.
Question 6
Providing information in the health professions requires
A
Understanding and includes informing, instructing and explaining.
B
Clear understanding of the information.
C
The time of the administration personnel.
D
An established therapeutic relationship.
Question 7
Presenting for only a few people, for example at a business meeting or before a church group.
A
Stereotype
B
Small group speeches
C
Anticipatory socialization
D
Computer-mediated communication
Question 8
The ability to pronounce words using vocal chords with refined movements of tongue, lips, and air passages is called:
A
symbols.
B
speech.
C
signs.
D
syntax.
Question 9
Which of these may convey arrogance?
A
Jointed fingertips
B
A shoulder shrug
C
A pointed finger
D
Hands swinging loosely
Question 9 Explanation: 
Jointed fingertips convey surety and confidence if done properly. They may convey arrogance, if done badly. A shoulder shrug may convey sincerity or callousness.
Question 10
Which of these is advice provided for taking notes effectively?
A
Try to get as much detailed information as possible.
B
Use only complete words and phrases.
C
Highlight key points/essential information.
D
Sit near the back of the classroom.
Question 11
The development of the American colonial press was influenced by a number of social and cultural factors, including
A
decreasing population.
B
the growth of commerce.
C
the invention of radio.
D
good relations with England.
Question 12
When a listener abstracts partially, listening is:
A
distorted
B
obstructed
C
slanted
D
helped
Question 13
In analyzing the audience, which of the following areas would be the least important?
A
demographics
B
previous knowledge of your topic
C
marital status
D
attitudes and beliefs
Question 14
What statement about the general purpose of a speech is correct?
A
It will help you pick the best title.
B
It helps you do research efficiently.
C
It provides a way to combine both informative and persuasive material.
D
It achieves all of the above things.
Question 15
Sensational news stories that have little real connection to people's everyday lives.
A
Scientific method
B
Soft news
C
Latent conflict
D
Textual analysis
Question 16
Which of these is also known as abstract?
A
Index precis
B
Narrative precis
C
Precis of speech
D
Telegraphese
Question 16 Explanation: 
Precis of correspondence may be of two types. They are: Index-precis and narrative-precis.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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