MCQ On Communication Practice Test 57

By | September 12, 2017

Communication questions for (Human/Buiseness/classroom)

Question 1
Which of the following is NOT a motive for interpersonal communication?
A
proximity
B
control
C
inclusion
D
escape
Question 2
Two parents believe that their child is a great athlete; they buy him the best equipment, pay for special coaching and camps, and praise his efforts. He becomes a skilled athlete. That scenario is typical of which concept?
A
self-fulfilling prophecy
B
empathy
C
attribution
D
significant other
Question 3
Which of these is a chronemic message that indicates status?
A
Bosses dress more formally than employees.
B
A person conducting an interview is usually conveying a less rigid posture than the person being interviewed.
C
Students sit far apart at library tables to indicate their wish to study, not converse.
D
Employees are rarely late for appointments with their supervisors, although supervisors may be late without penalties.
Question 4
To be assertive is to be:
A
loud
B
aggressive
C
indirect
D
firm
Question 5
Which is true?
A
Environments influence the kind of communication that takes place there.
B
A particular environment can communicate the type of relationship desired.
C
Environments can be designed to increase or decrease interaction.
D
All of these are correct.
Question 6
Choose the correct statement:
A
Being in haste, the door was left open.
B
Being in haste, he left the door open.
C
Being in haste, door was open.
D
Door was left open being in haste.
Question 6 Explanation: 
The correct statement is: Being in haste, he left the door open. Beware of unrelated participles. Propel the logical subject to be the participial phrase. In this case, 'the man' and not 'the door' is in haste
Question 7
Evidence suggests that classroom environments are biased against boys because....
A
teachers tend to identify more girls than boys as having learningproblems
B
teachers value behaviors such as hyperactivity, which is typicallyassociated with boys
C
teachers are more likely to criticize boys than girls and stereotypeboys' behavior as problematic
D
teachers are more likely to promote boys to the next grade thangirls
Question 8
Communication that is spoken
A
written communication
B
oral communication
C
nonverbal communication
D
motivation
Question 9
Nonverbal communication is more useful than verbal communication in conveying which of the following kinds of information?
A
Emotional expression
B
Initial impressions
C
Relational information
D
All of the above
Question 10
Deaths that could potentially have been prevented by timely access to appropriate health care.
A
Patient activation
B
Labeling
C
Amenable mortality
D
Kinesics
Question 11
Which of these reports is written before starting a new project?
A
Feasibility report
B
Periodic report
C
Trouble report
D
Periodic report
Question 11 Explanation: 
A feasibility report is written before starting a new project. This type of report is valid both for government and private organisations.
Question 12
Expertise is one way for the speaker to increase his/her credibility. Which of the following is NOT an effective way to establish expertise?
A
through personal experience
B
by doing research and quoting someone with expertise
C
by displaying dynamism
D
by possessing special ability or knowledge
Question 13
Which of these must be avoided for effective communication?
A
Sharing of activity
B
Listening
C
Ambiguity
D
Politeness
Question 13 Explanation: 
The sender of the message should be careful to see that the receiver does not have to go beyond the text of the message. Ambiguities must be avoided.
Question 14
Which is NOT a general purpose?
A
choose a topic about which you know nothing so your topic will be fresh.
B
choose a topic in which you are not really interested, so you can empathize with the audience and develop their interest.
C
delay your choice as long as possible so that you spend as much time as you can searching for a good topic.
D
choose a topic that interests you so you can make it interesting for others.
Question 15
The tendency to transmit messages without considering their consequences is called
A
uncertainty.
B
disinhibition.
C
flaming.
D
e-mail.
Question 16
Which of the following statements adopts an other-centered approach?
A
You shouldn't be so upset.
B
You definitely should see a therapist."
C
You must feel very hurt now.
D
"Things really aren't that bad."
There are 16 questions to complete.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *