Communication MCQ

Human Communication MCQ

Question 3231
Choose the correct statement:
A
I should make more exercise.
B
I should take more exercise.
C
I should give more exercise.
D
I should have more exercise.
Question 3231 Explanation: 
The correct statement is: I should take more exercise. One can take an exercise, not make exercise.






Question 3232
Which of the following phrases does NOT describe intercultural communication?
A
an increasingly important aspect of our diverse society
B
a skill needed in today's workplace
C
an exchange of messages that can easily lead to misunderstandings
D
a type of communication that is more difficult in Eastern societies than in Western societies
Question 3233
When people take extreme positions what is it called?
A
Fear
B
Halo effect
C
Emotions
D
Polarisation
Question 3233 Explanation: 
Some people take extreme position or stand on some issues and do not want to compromise or understand the other side. This is called polarization.






Question 3234
Index precis is also known as....
A
docket
B
telegraphese
C
narrative precis
D
precis of speech
Question 3234 Explanation: 
The correct statement is: Index precis is also known as docket. They can also be known as abstract or a schedule. It is presented in the form of a table.
Question 3235
Solicited letters of application are written of one's own accord.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 3235 Explanation: 
The statement is false. Unsolicited letters of application are written of one's own accord. Solicited letters of application are in response to an advertisement.






Question 3236
According to rivers and Temperley, time devoted to listening in communication activities is
A
9%
B
16%
C
30%
D
45%
Question 3237
Which of these is not a simple preposition?
A
From
B
Through
C
Above
D
With
Question 3237 Explanation: 
At, by, for, from, in, of, off, as, out, though, till, to, up, with are simple prepositions. Compound prepositions are generally formed by prefixing a preposition to a noun, adjective or an adverb. Example, above.






Question 3238
Taking an historical perspective on public forms of interpersonal communication, one can say that:
A
Conversation in the public realm has been a prevalent form of communication in many historical eras.
B
Close, personal or private conversations tend to be more valued today than most forms of public interaction.
C
Advice writers in the eighteenth century feared that the rising influence of print would lead people to isolate themselves from discourse with others.
D
All of the above.
Question 3239
Some students are.... in copying.
A
adapt
B
adept
C
adopt
D
edept
Question 3239 Explanation: 
The correct statement is: Some students are adept in copying. Adept is an adjective meaning ''proficient or well trained.''






Question 3240
Which is the 24 hours English Business news channel in India? (Dec-2006)
A
Zee News
B
NDTV 24 x 7
C
CNBC
D
India News
Question 3241
Kinetics is also known as....
A
non verbal
B
body language
C
non verbal / electronic
D
visual






Question 3242
Which broadcasting system for TV is followed in India? (June-2008) In India for broadcasting TV programmes which system is followed?
A
NTSE
B
PAL
C
SECAM
D
NTCS
Question 3243
Which of the following is NOT one of the dimensions used to contrast cultures?
A
high context versus low context
B
individualism versus collectivism
C
femininity versus masculinity
D
verbal versus nonverbal values






Question 3244
Major sources of revenue of newspaper is
A
Selling newspaper
B
Subsidies
C
Advertisement
D
None of the above
Question 3245
The total number of members in the Press Council of India are: (Dec-2007)
A
28
B
14
C
17
D
20






Question 3246
And is a
A
Adverb
B
Preposition
C
Conjunction
D
Pronoun
Question 3247
One serious problem with electronic mail (e-mail) is that it is:
A
not private.
B
not fast enough.
C
usually not available.
D
not efficient.






Question 3248
Which of the following is NOT necessarily a reflection of the-communication climate-in an organisation?
A
Prestigious working environment
B
Positive feelings of workers to their duties and responsibilities
C
The trust and goodwill of management is felt by employees
D
Employees feel appreciated by management
Question 3249
A skill profile is same as that of a job description CV.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 3249 Explanation: 
The statement is false. A skills profile is different from a job description CV. Here, the stress is less on the jobs you have done and more on the skills you have acquired.






Question 3250
In empathic listening, paraphrasing refers to
A
restating in your own words the problem that was expressed.
B
helping the speaker to restate the solutions that you have suggested.
C
restating in your own words the feelings of the speaker.
D
each of the above elements of listening.
Question 3251
Which of these is a conjunction?
A
Weather
B
Peace
C
Piece
D
Whether
Question 3251 Explanation: 
Weather is a noun meaning the state of the atmosphere at a place and time. Whether is a conjunction which means expressing a doubt or choice between alternatives.






Question 3252
Which of these types of listening lacks depth?
A
Appreciative listening
B
Superficial listening
C
Focused listening
D
Evaluative listening
Question 3252 Explanation: 
Superficial listening is apparent listening lacking depth or understanding. It is not through listening, it is cursory listening.
Question 3253
Which one of the following is the largest media house in the world??
A
Sony
B
Disney
C
AOL Time Warner
D
none of the above






Question 3254
Which of these is the most frequently used channel of communication?
A
Horizontal communication
B
Diagonal communication
C
Downward communication
D
Upward communication
Question 3254 Explanation: 
Horizontal communication is the most frequently used channel of communication. It is communication between departments or people of the same level.
Question 3255
We use the term "sender-receiver" because
A
people involved in communication are doing both of these simultaneously.
B
it accurately reflects the process of alternately sending and receiving messages.
C
it emphasizes the people involved rather than the channel and noise which have a smaller impact on the process.
D
all of the above reasons.






Question 3256
In the discussion on perceptual influences, ours advice to take more time refers to
A
the importance of getting to know another person well, rather than judging his/her communication style.
B
reading and talking to others in order to find enough information to support your viewpoint.
C
participating in a variety of activities rather than being too introspective.
D
gathering more facts so that you can avoid a hasty conclusion.
Question 3257
A non-formal report written in the form of a letter is similar to a....
A
friendly letter
B
business letter
C
complaint letter
D
notice
Question 3257 Explanation: 
A non-formal technical report written in the form of a letter is similar to a normal business letter. In the case of report a subject heading is added before salutation.






Question 3258
Which of these is not included in precis of continuous matter?
A
Parliamentary reports
B
Correspondence
C
Reports of evidence
D
Articles
Question 3258 Explanation: 
Continuous matter includes every kind of matter other than correspondence. It includes question and answer form ( parliamentary reports, reports of evidence, etc.) or articles.
Question 3259
Change the speech in the following sentence: She says, ''I am happy to be here this evening.''
A
She said she was happy to be there that evening.
B
She said she is happy to be there that evening.
C
She said she is happy to be there that evening.
D
She said she was happy to be there this evening.
Question 3259 Explanation: 
The correct statement is: She said she was happy to be there that evening. Words expressing nearness in time or place are changed into words expressing distance.






Question 3260
Adverbs must be placed next to the words they modify.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 3260 Explanation: 
The statement is true. Adverbs must be placed next to the words they modify. For example, '' He had reached almost to the top when the rope broke.''
Question 3261
Teaching on TV is superior to classroom instruction because
A
very large classes are made' possible and thus. it; is economically advantageous
B
experts for teaching a difficult topic can be arranged and others can be benefited from them
C
teaching materials can be filmed for reuse
D
All of these






Question 3262
Correct the incorrect statement I am loving it.
A
I love it.
B
I was loving it.
C
I have been loving it.
D
I shall be loving it.
Question 3262 Explanation: 
Verbs of perception, appearance, emotion, thinking possession are not used in the continuous form. The correct statement is: I love it and not I am loving it.
Question 3263
Research has identified three primary tensions that can lead to conflict for married couples. They are people's needs for:
A
independence, expression, and competition.
B
expression, change, and independence.
C
competition, change, and expression.
D
superiority, expression, and competition.






Question 3264
Which of these is not mentioned in a job description CV?
A
Date
B
Name
C
Nationality
D
Education
Question 3264 Explanation: 
Nationality is not usually mentioned in a job description CV. Name, address and date is mentioned in a job description CV along with education.
Question 3265
When we are trying to show what someone is like, we use compared to.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 3265 Explanation: 
The statement is false. When we are trying to show what someone or something is like, we use compare to.






Question 3266
SITE stands for
A
System for International Technology and Engineering
B
Satellite Instructional Television Experiment
C
South Indian Trade Estate
D
None of these
Question 3267
Orders for goods are placed on a seller after his quotation is accepted.
A
True
B
False
C
It depends on situation
D
sometimes true sometimes false
Question 3267 Explanation: 
The statement is true. Orders for goods are placed on a seller after his quotation is accepted. The order must be precise.






Question 3268
Convert the following compound sentence into a simple sentence: We must eat, or we cannot live.
A
We must live to eat.
B
We must eat to live.
C
We can't live if we eat.
D
We can't eat if we live.
Question 3268 Explanation: 
The correct simple sentence is: We must eat to live. The conjunction used in the compound sentence is alternative conjunction.
Question 3269
A cultural event is the same as office.
A
It depends on situation
B
sometimes true sometimes false
C
True
D
False
Question 3269 Explanation: 
The statement is false. A cultural event is different from office because participation in it is voluntary. Yet, these events also have their rules which must be adhered to.






Question 3270
Assertive communication involves
A
Expressing feelings and opinions as strongly as possible.
B
Expressing feelings and opinions in a manner that considers the worth and rights of the other people communicating.
C
Refraining from expressing your feelings or opinions.
D
Relating to the emotions so you can demonstrate your feelings.
Question 3271
Conference can be used as a method in.... approach of health education.
A
Individual
B
Group
C
Mass
D
None of these






Question 3272
Fill in the blank: Aahna didn't reach her class.... noon.
A
by
B
to
C
till
D
at
Question 3272 Explanation: 
To is used for time and place; till/until is used only for time. We use till/until and not to when there is no from. The correct statement is: Aahna didn't reach her class till noon.
Question 3273
The ultimate objective of feedback in the process of communication is a
A
To bring some desirable changes in the process of communication
B
To understand about the messages
C
To understand the disadvantage of communication
D
All of the above






Question 3274
In comparison to small group communication, in organizational communication:
A
Feedback is easier and more immediate.
B
Communication roles are more formal.
C
Message can be better adapted to the specific needs of the receiver.
D
People are closer to one another in space.
Question 3275
In a process of communication, the final objective of Feed-back is
A
To bring desirable change in the process of communication
B
To understand about the content
C
To identify the defects of the communicator
D
To diagnose the limits of the message sender






Question 3276
Which of these defined the internet?
A
The Federal Networking Council
B
The Federal Network Council
C
The Federal Networking Committee
D
The Federal Network Committee
Question 3276 Explanation: 
The Federal Networking Council in 1995 passes a unanimous resolution to define internet. Internet refers to a global information system.
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