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COM208 UNIT 1 QUIZ 2017/COM208 UNIT 1 QUIZ 2017
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Unit 1 quiz

Question 1

Using jargon or complex terms can contribute to _____________________ noise.

Answers:

a. Semantic

b. Psychological

c. Physiological

d. Physical

Question 2

_____________________is the verbal and nonverbal communication that takes place between two interdependent people.

Answers:

a. Intrapersonal

b. Punctuation

c. Interpersonal communication

d. Self-disclosure

Question 3

Which of the following examples of communication falls on the most impersonal side of the continuum?

Answers:

a. a cashier and customer talking

b. a supervisor and employee talking

c. a mother and daughter talking

d. two neighbors talking

Question 4

________________ refers to the act of producing messages, whereas _____________________ is the act of understanding them.

Answers:

a. Person-focused, message-focused

b. Source, receiver

c. Feedfoward, feedback

d. Encoding, decoding

Question 5

In a _____________________ relationship, the two individuals mirror each other.

Answers:

a. Dyadic

b. Symmetrical

c.  Convergent

d. Complementary

Question 6

Which of the following is an example of feedback?

Answers:

a. Trying to understand a nonverbal gesture

b. Yawning when an instructor is lecturing

c. Being confused by an unfamiliar word in a lecture

d. Deciding how to phrase a question

Question 7

All of the following are true about the transactional process of interpersonal communication EXCEPT:

Answers:

a. The elements are interdependent.

b. It’s always changing.

c. It’s a linear process.

d. Each person acts as a speaker and a listener.

Question 8

The principle of __________________ states that messages often have more than one meaning.

Answers:

a. Irreversibility

b. Unrepeatability

c. Punctuation

d. Ambiguity

Question 9 “You never get a second chance to make a first impression” exemplifies the principle of

Answers:

a. Inevitability

b. Unrepeatability

c. Irreversibility

d. Ambiguity

Question 10

Sally Ann had a bad cell phone connection and couldn’t understand the directions her friend was trying to tell her. This is an example of __________ noise.

Answers:

a. Physical

b. Semantic

c. Physiological

d. Psychological

 

 

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