MCQ On Communication Practice Test 69

By | September 12, 2017

Communication questions for (Human/Buiseness/classroom)

Question 1
A.... is any word, number, gesture, object, or other cue (verbal or nonverbal) that has associated with it in our "language community" a conventional meaning.
A
symbol
B
sign
C
sequence
D
syntax
Question 2
Whereas a speaker may be aware of his mistakes, he is usually unaware of his....
A
punctuation
B
declarative/simple
C
errors
D
first
Question 3
When a definition is part of an informative speech, several strategies are available. Which is NOT one of those?
A
retention
B
etymology
C
function
D
comparison
Question 4
Glogal listening is also called as
A
Intensive listening
B
Extensive listening
C
Discrete listening
D
Listening for detail
Question 5
What is ''context"?
A
A physical and psychological environment for conversation
B
An interference with message reception
C
Effective communication
D
Verbal and nonverbal responses to messages
Question 6
Dow Jones is associated with the Indian newspaper
A
Mint
B
Financial express
C
Economic times
D
Economic and political weekly
Question 7
From the four principles known as Grice's Maxims, what idea is NOT part of the principle of manner?
A
sender takes appropriate turns
B
sender share accurate information
C
sender engages in eye contact
D
sender speaks without hesitation or revisions
Question 8
Which statement would NOT be good advice for a person who wants to increase the power of his/her speech?
A
Do not use too many tag questions.
B
Avoid qualifiers.
C
Increase the number of disclaimers.
D
Eliminate hedges.
Question 9
Which of these is not a deterrent to the listening process?
A
Lack of interest
B
Ego
C
Confidence
D
Fear
Question 9 Explanation: 
There are six deterrents to the listening process. They are: lack of interest, ego, preconception ideas, preoccupation, fear and the familiarity trap.
Question 10
The general appeal of a report is NOT dependent on ONE of the following.
A
Language choice
B
Language use
C
Format
D
Launching ceremony
Question 11
Constructing meaning is a complicated process that includes making sense of
A
cues received.
B
signals received
C
impulses received.
D
all of these are included.
Question 12
Which is not correct in latest communication award?
A
Salman Rushdie-Booker's Prize-July 20, 2008
B
Dilip Sanghavi-Business Standard CEO Award July 22, 2008
C
Tapan Sinha-Dada Saheb Falke Award, July 21, 2008
D
Gautam Ghosh-Osians Lifetime Achievement Award July 11, 2008
Question 13
Which of these means giving emphasis to a syllable?
A
Voice quality
B
Word stress
C
Tone
D
Message
Question 13 Explanation: 
Word stress means giving emphasis to a word or a syllable when pronouncing while speaking. Speaker presents facts, ideas through his speech.
Question 14
Which of the following questions is the best example of a thinking based item designed to assess students' abilities to evaluate?
A
Give one example of a situation that demonstrates Newton's first law of motion.
B
Identify one weakness in the argument that deforestation will enhance the greenhouse effect.
C
Were dinosaurs warm-blooded?
D
Why do birds fly?
Question 15
How must the date be written in an index precis?
A
November 15, 2004
B
15 November, 2004
C
2004, November 15
D
November 2004, 15
Question 15 Explanation: 
The date should ideally be written as 15 November, 2004, instead of any other form like November 15, 2004.
Question 16
The physical environment affects communication and includes
A
The rooms where the health professional works.
B
The physical appearance of the health professional, all rooms, comfort, accessibility and control of distractions.
C
The physical environment of the place where the person seeking assistance lives.
D
The chairs and tables in the waiting and interview rooms.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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