MCQ On Communication Practice Test 9

By | September 12, 2017

Communication questions for (Human/Buiseness/classroom)

Question 1
Verb takes a plural form in case of double subject.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 1 Explanation: 
The statement is true. Verb takes a plural form in case of double or multiple subject. For example: He and I are inspectors.
Question 2
Which of these is usually written in a form of a memorandum?
A
Informal reports
B
Formal reports
C
Professional reports
D
Business reports
Question 2 Explanation: 
Written reports can be of two types. They are: formal reports and informal reports. Informal reports are normally written in the form of a memorandum or a letter.
Question 3
Match the following \begin{table}[H] \centering \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|l|} \hline A &Ratan tata &1 &We the people \\\hline B & Arun Shorie & 2 &Editor of Indian Express \\\hline C & Barkha Dutt & 3 & grapevine \\\hline D & Keith davis& 4 & Industrialist \\ \hline \end{tabular} \label{tab:addlabel} \end{table}
A
$A-2, B-3, C-1, D-4$
B
$A-4, B-2, C-1, D-3$
C
$A-4, B-3, C-1, D-2$
D
$A-3, B-2, C-4, D-1$
Question 4
In which of these cases, present continuous tense is not used?
A
For an action going on at the time of speaking.
B
For a temporary action which may not be actually happening at the time of speaking.
C
For an action that is planned to take place in the near future.
D
For an action which began sometime in the past and is still continuing.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The present perfect continuous tense is used for an action which began at some time in the past and is still continuing. For example, I have been writing a book for five hours (and am still writing).
Question 5
Lateral communication within an organisation is (more commonly) known as....
A
grapevine
B
horizontal communication
C
barrier
D
feedback
Question 6
People who possess Strategic Flexibility (SF) are happier and more fulfilled because they
A
are aware of their communication skills.
B
are aware of their communication deficits.
C
can bring a broad range of potentially valuable behaviors to a wide variety of situations.
D
all of the above.
Question 7
One way to create emphasis in your speech is to stress important points through
A
repetition.
B
use of signposts.
C
paraphrasing confusing questions.
D
Both a and b are correct.
Question 8
Which of the following is NOT a reason why persuasion is difficult?
A
Persuasion occurs slowly, over time, not after only one message.
B
Listeners might question the speaker's credibility and thus refuse to consider the message.
C
Attitudes and beliefs may be deeply entrenched and thus difficult to change.
D
People are lazy; it is easier not to change but to continue following familiar ways.
Question 9
Which of these is an ornamental writing desk?
A
Derrick
B
Boronia
C
Davenport
D
Franciscan
Question 9 Explanation: 
Davenport is an ornamental writing desk which was made for Captain Davenport. It is an eponym.
Question 10
Which of these tones is an unemotional tone?
A
Happy tone
B
Outraged tone
C
Restrained tone
D
Humorous tone
Question 10 Explanation: 
Restrained tone is reserved as an unemotional tone. It is subtle and not ornate. It is prohibitive in character. It favours self control.
Question 11
Jourard wrote, "... when you permit yourself to be known, you expose yourself not only to a lover's balm, but also to a hater's bombs. When he knows you, he knows just where to plant them for maximum effect." This statement relates to risks of
A
dialectical tensions.
B
equivocation.
C
self fulfilling prophecy.
D
self disclosure.
Question 12
Collective cultural experience held by a majority of the people.
A
Perception
B
Proxemics
C
Dominant culture
D
Cultural imperialism
Question 13
Which of the following best defines a verb?
A
An action word
B
A word that represents a noun
C
A word that represents an adverb
D
A word denoting exclamation
Question 14
A scientist gets his special words from.... language.
A
Latin
B
English
C
French
D
Italian
Question 14 Explanation: 
The correct statement is: A scientist gets his special words from Greek and Latin languages. These languages provide huge opportunities to scientists to create new words.
Question 15
Which is not included in the 7C's of effective communication?
A
Concreteness
B
Courtesy
C
Chronemics
D
Correctness
Question 16
Territoriality includes three types of territories, which are
A
Primary, secondary, and public.
B
Proxemic, social, and private.
C
Personal, social, and public.
D
Central, boundary, and home field.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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