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  • 1. 
    What is physically observable about you. ex:body, clothes, possessions. 
    • A. 

      Material Self

    • B. 

      Artifacts

    • C. 

      Modeling

  • 2. 
    How other people see you and respond to you based on what you do, your culture, and your personality characteristics.
    • A. 

      Confirmation

    • B. 

      Spiritual Self

    • C. 

      Social Self

  • 3. 
    The evaluative part of yourself, how worthy you view yourself.
    • A. 

      Role Models

    • B. 

      Self Esteem

    • C. 

      Self-Disclosure

  • 4. 
    The awareness of how you look, how you sound, and your behavior.
    • A. 

      High-Self Monitor

    • B. 

      Image Mangement

    • C. 

      Self-Monitoring

  • 5. 
    Creating and image that sits the occasion or outcome you desire; The process of projecting one's desired public image.
    • A. 

      Self-Awareness

    • B. 

      Image Mangement

    • C. 

      Selective Retention

  • 6. 
    How close you are to things and how that affects your judgement.
    • A. 

      Channel

    • B. 

      Closure

    • C. 

      Proximity

    • D. 

      Proxemics

  • 7. 
    Surprise, fear, anger, disgust, happiness, contempt, sadness are all examples of...
    • A. 

      Primary Emotions

    • B. 

      Facial Expressions

    • C. 

      Micro-Expressions

  • 8. 
    Trying to organize what is important and what is not important.
    • A. 

      Organization

    • B. 

      Figure and Ground

    • C. 

      Interpretation

    • D. 

      Psychological constructs

  • 9. 
    Using your voice with words to communicate.
    • A. 

      Olfactics

    • B. 

      Paralanguage

    • C. 

      Chronemics

    • D. 

      Recency

  • 10. 
    Generalization about groups of people that are applied to individual members of those groups.
    • A. 

      Attribution

    • B. 

      Stereotyping

    • C. 

      Controllability

    • D. 

      Locus

  • 11. 
    An explanation for an observed behavior.
    • A. 

      Controllability

    • B. 

      Conformation

    • C. 

      Attribution

    • D. 

      Polarization

  • 12. 
    A form of language that is considered vulgar, rude, or obscene in the context in which it is used.
    • A. 

      Euphemisms

    • B. 

      Profanity

    • C. 

      Slang

    • D. 

      Illustrators

  • 13. 
    Perceiving only what we want or expect to perceive. 
    • A. 

      Primacy

    • B. 

      Perceptual Set

    • C. 

      Acculturation

    • D. 

      Reflected Appraisal

  • 14. 
    An expectation gives rise to behaviors that cause the expectation to come true.
    • A. 

      Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis

    • B. 

      Body Endowment

    • C. 

      Social Penetration Theory

    • D. 

      Self-fulfilling Prophesy

  • 15. 
    How you learn about the culture you were born into.
    • A. 

      Enculturation

    • B. 

      Acculturation

    • C. 

      In-Groups

    • D. 

      Cultural Lens

  • 16. 
    A gender role characterized by the mixture of feminine and masculine traits.
    • A. 

      Perceptual Set

    • B. 

      Gender Roles

    • C. 

      Asexuality

    • D. 

      Androgyny

  • 17. 
    The tendency to attribute a range of behaviors to a single characteristic of a person.
    • A. 

      Use perceptual Schema

    • B. 

      Selective Retention

    • C. 

      Selective Attention

    • D. 

      Overattribution

  • 18. 
    A specific form of profanity meant to degrade intimidate, or dehumanize people on the basis of their gender, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, race, disability, status or political or moral views
    • A. 

      Euphemisms

    • B. 

      Profanity

    • C. 

      Hate Speech

    • D. 

      Slang

  • 19. 
    An expectation that resources and favors from one person in a relationship should be reciprocated back by the other person in the relationship.
    • A. 

      Self-Fulfilling Prophesy

    • B. 

      Norm of Reciprocity

    • C. 

      Social Penetration Theory

    • D. 

      Image Management

  • 20. 
    Communication that is rich or involving many channels at once.
    • A. 

      Channel Rich Contexts

    • B. 

      Continuum of Awareness

    • C. 

      Channel

    • D. 

      Channel Lean Contexts

  • 21. 
    Ability to understand different explanations for a situation or behavior
    • A. 

      Selective Exposure

    • B. 

      Proxemics

    • C. 

      Confirmation

    • D. 

      Cognitive Complexity

  • 22. 
    What you choose to remember about the past
    • A. 

      Selective Retention

    • B. 

      Selective Exposure

    • C. 

      Selective Attention

    • D. 

      Static Evaluation

  • 23. 
    Tendency to fail to consider that things change, people change, activities change, places change.
    • A. 

      Affect Displays

    • B. 

      Body Modification

    • C. 

      Bypassing

    • D. 

      Static Evaluation

  • 24. 
    Quick flash of true feeling.
    • A. 

      Primary Emotions

    • B. 

      Micro-Expression

    • C. 

      Feedback

    • D. 

      Semi-fixed Feature Space

  • 25. 
    Language influences the way culture see and think about the world.
    • A. 

      Values

    • B. 

      Co-cultures

    • C. 

      Acculturation

    • D. 

      Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis

  • 26. 
    Govern the ordering of words within phrases. How to combine words in meaningful ways.
    • A. 

      Syntactic Rules

    • B. 

      Pragmatic Rules

    • C. 

      Phonological Rules

    • D. 

      Semantic Rules

  • 27. 
    Implications or Interpretations of statements. Sarcastic, taking turns, how much to say, telling the truth, making sense.
    • A. 

      Semantic Rules

    • B. 

      Syntactic Rules

    • C. 

      Pragmatic Rules

    • D. 

      Phonological Rules

  • 28. 
    Which of the following is NOT on of the three things that make something more likely to be selected.
    • A. 

      Repetition

    • B. 

      Contrast

    • C. 

      Intensity

    • D. 

      Unusual/Unexpected

  • 29. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the Four types of Schema
    • A. 

      Interact Constructs

    • B. 

      Physical Constructs

    • C. 

      Role Constructs

    • D. 

      Perception Constructs

    • E. 

      Psychological Constructs

  • 30. 
    Which of the following is not one of the three factors that influences perceptual accuracy?
    • A. 

      Physiological Role

    • B. 

      Social Role

    • C. 

      Societal Role

    • D. 

      Cultural Role

  • 31. 
    Tending to focus or the more recent impression over earlier impressions when forming a perception.
    • A. 

      Primacy

    • B. 

      Static Evaluation

    • C. 

      Recency

    • D. 

      Chronemics

  • 32. 
    Terms that carry strongly positive or negative connotations.
    • A. 

      Connotative Meaning

    • B. 

      Loaded Language

    • C. 

      Abstract Term

    • D. 

      Paralanguage

  • 33. 
    Lacking the ability to see someone else's perspective.
    • A. 

      Interpersonal Perspective

    • B. 

      Overattribution

    • C. 

      Stereotyping

    • D. 

      Egocentrism

  • 34. 
    Each word represents a particular object or idea but it does not constitute the object or idea by itself. 
    • A. 

      Phonological Rules

    • B. 

      Language

    • C. 

      Language is Symbolic

    • D. 

      Abstract Term

  • 35. 
    The set of perceptions a person about who he or she is.
    • A. 

      Self-Esteem

    • B. 

      Self-Concept

    • C. 

      Modeling

    • D. 

      Self-Disclosure

  • 36. 
    People's self concept is influenced by their beliefs concerning what other people think of them
    • A. 

      Reflected Appraisal

    • B. 

      Self-Concept

    • C. 

      Norm of Reciprocity

    • D. 

      Immediate Social Comparison

  • 37. 
    Which of the following is not a form of Social Comparison?
    • A. 

      Self-Monitoring

    • B. 

      Role Models

    • C. 

      Distance Social Comparison

    • D. 

      Immediate Social Comparison

  • 38. 
    As relationships develop communication increases in breadth and depth.
    • A. 

      Face

    • B. 

      High Self-Monitor

    • C. 

      Self-Disclosure

    • D. 

      Social Penetration Theory

  • 39. 
    Which is not one of the three ways people respond to you.
    • A. 

      Approval

    • B. 

      Rejection

    • C. 

      Disconfirmation

    • D. 

      Confirmation

  • 40. 
    A characteristic that discredits a person causing him/her to be seen as abnormal or undesirable.
    • A. 

      Stigma

    • B. 

      Rejection

    • C. 

      Disconfirmation

    • D. 

      Low-Self Monitor

  • 41. 
    When the intended meaning differs from the received meaning.
    • A. 

      Slang

    • B. 

      Euphemisms

    • C. 

      Bypassing

    • D. 

      Connotative Meaning