Mass Communication Quiz#3, MCQs

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  1. 1)

    Which one of the following statement defines situational context of interpersonal communication?

    • A) It concerns your reactions to the other person.
    • B) It deals with the psycho-social "where" you are communicating.
    • C) It is who you are and what you bring to interaction.
    • D) It deals with the physical "where" you are communicating.

  2. 2)

    The word 'communication' is derived from a Latin word ‘communico’, which means:

    • A) To share
    • B) To respond
    • C) To give
    • D) To tell

  3. 3)

    Which of the following barriers are most often the hardest to identify and reduce or eliminate?

    • A) Physical barriers
    • B) Listener barriers
    • C) Sender barriers
    • D) None of above

  4. 4)

    Thesis statement is a _________________of your speech.

    • A) Core idea or bottom line
    • B) End of the speech
    • C) Body
    • D) Indirect statement

  5. 5)

    Which of the following statement has biased language?

    • A) Most Germans are direct in their communication.
    • B) Jews generally make good businesspeople.
    • C) Some Japanese businesspeople cannot speak English.
    • D) Older people generally have lower energy levels.

  6. 6)

    Poor retention either on the part of the sender or on the part of the receiver can create problems or lead to______________.

    • A) Misunderstanding
    • B) Hatred
    • C) Understanding
    • D) Generousity

  7. 7)

    Which of the following is the first step in order to overcome communication barriers?

    • A) To recognize the most common barriers and then, understand their negative impact on communication
    • B) To recognize the most common barriers and then, find the positive aspects
    • C) To find the rare barriers and understand their negative impact
    • D) All of the given options

  8. 8)

    Which type of communication it would be when subordinate update their superior by telling them about problems at the workplace?

    • A) Upward
    • B) Horizontal
    • C) Downward
    • D) Group

  9. 9)

    Audience information such as age, gender, education, and socioeconomic status falls into a category known as

    • A) Profiling
    • B) Demographics
    • C) Topoi
    • D) MYGLO

  10. 10)

    Mediated communication occurs through:

    • A) Letters, reports, forms and interoffice memoranda
    • B) Letters, newspapers and radio
    • C) Newspapers, books and TV
    • D) TV, radio and wall chalking