MCQs on Communication QUIZ SET 49

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Communication Important question CBSE NET part 2

Question 1
Which statement about Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs is FALSE?
A
Commercials often appeal to belongingness and love needs.
B
Self-actualization needs appeal mostly to older people.
C
Physiological needs appeal most strongly to adolescents.
D
Safety needs appeal most strongly to young families.
Question 2
Which statement concerning the question of presenting one or both sides of an argument is FALSE?
A
A two-sided approach is more effective if listeners are less educated.
B
A one-sided approach is appropriate if most listeners agree with the speaker's ideas.
C
The two-sided approach increases the speaker's credibility.
D
The two-sided approach is better when the topic is controversial.
Question 3
Which of these organizational strategies is least appropriate for a persuasive speech?
A
the problem-solution order
B
the motivated sequence
C
the problem of policy
D
the cause-and-effect order
Question 4
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 5
Dynamism is an effective way to establish credibility. Which statement best describes how dynamism is displayed?
A
It is cumulative and is based on prior speeches that the speaker has presented.
B
It is conveyed through enthusiasm and energy.
C
It is based on how the student relates to the rest of the class.
D
It is displayed through all of the above.
Question 6
A speaker who appears trustworthy also appears more credible. Which statement best describes how trustworthiness is established?
A
by the student's previous behavior in class: being reliable, involved in class, doing careful work
B
by doing thorough research and quoting experts
C
by presenting data ethically
D
by honestly presenting his/her personal experiences
Question 7
Which of the following is the best strategy for developing active listening skills?
A
Practice paraphrasing other people's comments.
B
Practice criticizing people with different points of view.
C
Practice offering advice to people who need it.
D
Practice interrupting politely.
Question 8
Of the following modes of communication, which most accurately depicts one that ismanipulative?
A
Making demands in a hostile tone
B
Allowing others to have their way while keeping your own feelings toyourself
C
Trying to make someone else feel sorry for you
D
Stating your opinion directly and without apology
Question 9
Linus is really upset with Janice. So Linus confronts Janice and shares hisdispleasure and says he doesn't want her to take his book anymore without asking.In turn, he promises not to exclude her from working on his team. Which mode ofcommunication is Linus using?
A
Aggressive style
B
Manipulative style
C
Passive style
D
Assertive style
Question 10
Mrs. Henley makes sure to intermittently restate what students have to say whenthey come to her with a concern. She feels this is the most effective way to showstudents that their concerns are important to her as well. Mrs. Henley is using whatlistening skill?
A
Paraphrasing
B
Using "I' messages
C
"You' messages
D
Synthesizing
Question 11
Research shows that teachers communicate differently with girls and boys in theclassroom. All of the following suggests that classrooms are biased against girlsEXCEPT ________.
A
boys demand more attention, while girls are more likely to quietlywait their turn
B
in many classrooms, teachers spend more time watching andinteracting with boys while girls work and play quietly on their own
C
teachers often give boys more time to answer a question, morehints at the correct answer, and further tries if they give the wronganswer
D
school personnel tend to ignore that many boys clearly haveacademic problems
Question 12
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 13
Mrs. Williams' classroom is filled with books, posters, and other resources related todifferent American cultures. She communicates high expectations for all of herstudents, regardless of ethnicity or social background. Mrs. Williams isimplementing effective teaching strategies for _____________.
A
multicultural education.
B
culture bias.
C
second­language learning.
D
mentoring.
Question 14
Mrs. Right wants to ensure that her students remember the information she ispresenting in class today. Thus, after she is done with the lesson, she begins aquestion and answer period in which she asks the students to generate personalexamples of the concepts they just learned. What is Mrs. Right using?
A
Encoding
B
Elaboration
C
Retrieval
D
Chunking
Question 15
Which of the following questions is the best example of a thinking­based itemdesigned to assess students' abilities to evaluate?
A
Give one example of a situation that demonstrates Newton's firstlaw of motion.
B
Identify one weakness in the argument that deforestation willenhance the greenhouse effect.
C
Were dinosaurs warm­blooded?
D
Why do birds fly?
Question 16
Mr. Noble frequently develops integrated curriculum units based on essentialquestions. His students create charts on which they mark their experiences inlanguage and literacy, mathematics, science, social studies, music, and art. Whichof the following is the best example of an essential question?
A
Who was the first president of the United States?
B
How does a prism work?
C
What is the effect of World War I?
D
Does life exist on another planet?
Question 17
Which of the following Bloom's Taxonomy objectives is most appropriate forencouraging students to think critically?
A
Knowledge
B
Comprehension
C
Application
D
Evaluation
Question 18
To improve her students' prosocial behavior, Ms. Tilly moderates whole­groupdiscussions when there are disagreements or misunderstandings among students.She asks questions that help students understand one another's needs, feelings,and perspectives. Which type of question would Ms. Tilly most likely ask herstudents?
A
How would you feel if someone messed up your desk like that?
B
Would you like to go to the principal's office?
C
Why are you so destructive?
D
Who messed up Jerome's desk?The National Science Teachers Association, the National Council for the SocialStudies, The National Council of Teachers of English, and the National Council ofTeachers of Mathematics are all examples of _________.
Question 19
Numerous resources are available on the Internet for teachers. What does TheEducator's Reference Desk provide?
A
Provides free, online information, articles, and research about awide range of educational topics
B
Free access to online encyclopedias
C
Online professional development courses
D
None of the aboveWhich statement best describes the controversy in math education?
Question 20
Recent research in math shows that __________.
A
teachers in the U.S. should emphasize basic skills and formulas.
B
teachers in the U.S. are less likely to assign math homework thanteachers in most other countries.
C
teachers in the U.S. are more likely to assign math homeworkthan teachers in most other countries.
D
assigning math homework has no positive affect on students'overall learning and performance.
Question 21
According to the recent National Assessment of Educational Progress, in thefourth grade, frequent calculator use was associated with __________.
A
lower national achievement test scores in math.
B
higher national achievement test scores in math.
C
expert math knowledge in eighth grade.
D
full mastery of basic math skills.
Question 22
When choosing participants for an experiment, an investigator most effectivelyensures that the resultant effects are not due to any preexisting group differenceby ________.
A
assigning participants alphabetically to treatment and controlconditions
B
letting participants choose treatment or control groups
C
assigning participants randomly to either treatment or controlgroups
D
assigning students who arrive first to the treatment condition.
Question 23
Which of the following refers to an intensive and in­depth study of one individual?
A
Descriptive research
B
Ethnography
C
Case study
D
Experimental research
Question 24
A _______ describes how closely two constructs are related.
A
correlation
B
hypothesis
C
theory
D
principle
Question 25
In a study comparing the effects of studying with music versus no music onreading comprehension, an investigator administers a comprehension test after areading study period. She finds that scores were higher for the group who listenedto classical pieces. What is the independent variable in this study?
A
Studying
B
Reading comprehension score
C
Study period
D
Presence or absence of music during studying.
There are 25 questions to complete.

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