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Hello Class, Answer the following multiple choice/true false/fill-in-the-blank questions taken from Chapters 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, the Financial Savvy PowerPoint and the Communication PowerPoint. Both PowerPoint presentations can be found on Blackboard in Weekly Assignment folders in the classroom. Each item 1-70 is worth 1 points for a total of 70 points. You have two hours to complete the exam. Question 71 is worth 30 points which will be added to your final exam score once I read and award points. Good Luck! S. Goodwin SDV 100 JSRCC

  
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  • 1. 
    Your sensory memory includes
    • A. 

      Touch (haptic memory)

    • B. 

      Sound (echoic memory)

    • C. 

      Sight (iconic memory)

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 2. 
    If you are an active reader, you might
    • A. 

      Read the book three times

    • B. 

      Highlight while you read

    • C. 

      Think about the reading

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 3. 
    What advice is least helpful to increase your attention when it wanders?
    • A. 

      Ignore the distraction.

    • B. 

      Turn off the TV.

    • C. 

      Turn down the music.

    • D. 

      Close the extra windows on your browser.


  • 4. 
    A memory principle that helps actors memorize lines by dividing material in manageable units is called
    • A. 

      Checking

    • B. 

      Choosing

    • C. 

      Chunking

    • D. 

      Chopping


  • 5. 
    A useful way to remember what you read is to
    • A. 

      Read extra slowly.

    • B. 

      Skim quickly.

    • C. 

      Take notes in your own words.

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 6. 
    When you are unable to forget something that you would prefer to forget...this is an example of
    • A. 

      Bias.

    • B. 

      Inventing.

    • C. 

      Persistence.

    • D. 

      Fading,


  • 7. 
    If reading your assignments aloud helps you retain information, you are likely a(n) __________ learner.
    • A. 

      Visual

    • B. 

      Aural/auditory

    • C. 

      Read/write

    • D. 

      Kinesthetic


  • 8. 
    If cutting up your instructor's notes and reassembling them helps you retan information, you are likely a(n) _________ learner.
    • A. 

      Visual

    • B. 

      Aural/auditory

    • C. 

      Read/write

    • D. 

      Kinesthetic


  • 9. 
    According to the text, metacognition is defined as
    • A. 

      Thinking about the thought process.

    • B. 

      Considering schedule planning.

    • C. 

      Reading with attention.

    • D. 

      Memorizing through mneumonics.


  • 10. 
    Talking to yourself while you're studying
    • A. 

      Suggests you need counseling.

    • B. 

      Shows you're overtired.

    • C. 

      Helps you figure things out.

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not a helpful study strategy?
    • A. 

      Taking appropriate study breaks

    • B. 

      Adding variety by switching from one subject to another

    • C. 

      Pulling an all-nighter/study non-stop

    • D. 

      Paying attention to details/aiming for accuracy


  • 12. 
    According to  your text, shortcuts in studying
    • A. 

      Are rarely acceptable

    • B. 

      Are rarely necessary

    • C. 

      Should be followed frequently

    • D. 

      Can function as "triage" in an academic emergency


  • 13. 
    Words like sometimes, often, and ordinarily often make a statement on an exam
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Right

    • D. 

      Wrong


  • 14. 
    An essay question that asks you to examine two or more things to find similarities will often use the verb
    • A. 

      Compare

    • B. 

      Contrast

    • C. 

      Define

    • D. 

      Discuss


  • 15. 
    An essay question that asks you to provide a detailed account will often use the verb
    • A. 

      Contrast

    • B. 

      Describe

    • C. 

      Prove

    • D. 

      Interpret


  • 16. 
    An essay question that asks you to give concrete examples to demonstrate something will often use the verb
    • A. 

      Define

    • B. 

      Relate

    • C. 

      Illustrate

    • D. 

      Prove


  • 17. 
    An essay question that asks you to make a judgment or describe the pros and cons of something often use the verb 
    • A. 

      Define

    • B. 

      Evaluate

    • C. 

      Illustrate

    • D. 

      Prove


  • 18. 
    An example of the interconnectedness of courses is the close connection between
    • A. 

      Literature and history

    • B. 

      Literature and math

    • C. 

      Literature and biology

    • D. 

      Literature and physics


  • 19. 
    In a fact-finding mission about a major, which of the following is the least valuable question to ask someone you are interviewing?
    • A. 

      What are the department's requirements for this major?

    • B. 

      What is the reputation of this department on campus?

    • C. 

      How easy is the major in this discipline?

    • D. 

      Why should a student major in this discipline?


  • 20. 
    If making others happy, makes you happy, your "Academic Anatomy" preference is likely to be working with your
    • A. 

      Head

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Hands

    • D. 

      Whole body


  • 21. 
    If you like building things, your "Academic Anatomy" preference is likely to be working with your
    • A. 

      Head

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Hands

    • D. 

      Whole body


  • 22. 
    If you like solving problems, your "Academic Anatomy" preference is likely to be working with your
    • A. 

      Head

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Hands

    • D. 

      Whole body


  • 23. 
    If you are athletic, your "Academic Anatomy" preference is likely to be working with your
    • A. 

      Head

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Hands

    • D. 

      Whole body


  • 24. 
    Which of the following is an example of Instrumentation?
    • A. 

      Engaging in high-level thinking, brainstorming and problem solving.

    • B. 

      Knowing yourself and your direction.

    • C. 

      Interpreting and applying infomation.

    • D. 

      Having the inner direction you need


  • 25. 
    If you chose a major based on your passions, you would be
    • A. 

      Following your bliss.

    • B. 

      Considering your career, not your major.

    • C. 

      Exploring threats.

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 26. 
    Which of the following best describes a quarterlife crises:
    • A. 

      Jane is feeling overwhelmed with the decisions that must be made. She has graduated with her nursing degree and is about to start working full-time as a Registered Nurse.

    • B. 

      Tore is unsure of which major he wants to pursue after graduating with his associate's degree.

    • C. 

      Marcus has just turned 50 and is rethinking the direction of his life.

    • D. 

      Sophia is trying to decide between buying a compact hybrid car and a scooter.


  • 27. 
    All of the following are examples of networking except:
    • A. 

      Having coffee with someone who works in the field you are pursuing.

    • B. 

      Connecting to other professionals on LinkedIn.

    • C. 

      Researching your career choice in the Occupational Outlook Handbook.

    • D. 

      Attending a job fair and meeting others who work in your field.


  • 28. 
    Rhea has little work experience in her chosen field, but has had solid courses and a well-developed portfolio showcasing examples of her skills.  Which approach to her résumé should she use?
    • A. 

      Skills

    • B. 

      Reverse chronological

    • C. 

      Reflective

    • D. 

      Active portfiolio


  • 29. 
    Telling the interviewer you can get by on $25,000 a year when she was prepared to offer you $50,000 is not an example of
    • A. 

      Staying focused.

    • B. 

      Giving and getting answers.

    • C. 

      Playing up the positive.

    • D. 

      Negotiating wisely.


  • 30. 
    Which of the following is an example of exhibiting a work ethic
    • A. 

      Jim is an expert PowerPoint user and creates interesting presentations for his boss.

    • B. 

      Stephanie stayed at work until 1 a.m. to finish a report that was due to her director the next day.

    • C. 

      Jose, a financial manager, came up with a budget savings technique for buying office supplies.

    • D. 

      Leslie, an office assistant, found a file that had been misplaced a month ago.


  • 31. 
    This type of learning is connected with your class and emphasizes hands-on learning
    • A. 

      Service learning

    • B. 

      Internship

    • C. 

      VARK learning

    • D. 

      Cooperative learning


  • 32. 
    Jim is completing his associate's degree in criminal justice.  His major requires students to work alongside a professional in criminal justice during their last term.  This is called:
    • A. 

      Service learning

    • B. 

      Cooperative learning

    • C. 

      Internship

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 33. 
    If Arthur decides that he cannot continue in college now, he should
    • A. 

      Take time off and regroup.

    • B. 

      Never consider coming back to college.

    • C. 

      Keep going regardless of what has happened in his life.

    • D. 

      Just stop coming to classes.


  • 34. 
    Chapter 13 discusses three ways to "try a job on for size."  What are they?
    • A. 

      Part-time work, service learning and full-time work.

    • B. 

      Co-op programs, part-time work, and full-time work.

    • C. 

      Networking, part-time work, and full-time work.

    • D. 

      Internships, co-op programs, and service learning.


  • 35. 
    Being tuned in and understanding the culture of the organization you work for is an example of
    • A. 

      Learning the rules of the game.

    • B. 

      Detecting opportunities.

    • C. 

      Going for extra credit.

    • D. 

      Speaking and writing well.


  • 36. 
    Go to www.extension.purdue.edu/retirement/ Click on Module 2, then click on Module 2a.What percentage of your current income will be sufficient as retirement income?
    • A. 

      50-60 percent

    • B. 

      40-50 percent

    • C. 

      70-80 percent

    • D. 

      100 percent


  • 37. 
    Being financially savvy includes
    • A. 

      Organizing your records.

    • B. 

      Separating needs from wants.

    • C. 

      Making school your first job.

    • D. 

      All three selections above.

    • E. 

      None of the three selections above.


  • 38. 
    Contact your creditors to
    • A. 

      Let them know you are having problems.

    • B. 

      Let them know your new address.

    • C. 

      Check athe interest rate you are paying.

    • D. 

      All of the selections above.


  • 39. 
    Looking for new sources for scholarships can define success in fulfilling financial responsibilities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 40. 
    Looking for volunteer jobs is a contradiction to the point of being financially savvy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 41. 
    Stocks are sold for a profit if the stock price goes down.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 42. 
    Funding an IRA increases your taxable income.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 43. 
    Protect your credit by
    • A. 

      Finding a job on campus.

    • B. 

      Paying bills on time.

    • C. 

      Spending beyond your means.

    • D. 

      All of the selections above.


  • 44. 
    Being credit savvy includes understanding that a credit card is a high interest, short term loan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 45. 
    The purchase of government or company bonds is a way to lend money with the expectation of return plus interest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 46. 
    An employer based plan invests for employees' retirement through payroll deduction and matching contribution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 47. 
    Mutual fund investment instruments include those that encourage pooling of money for profitable return.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 48. 
    According to an ancient proverb, the art is not in making money but in
    • A. 

      Spending it.

    • B. 

      Keeping it.

    • C. 

      Counting it.

    • D. 

      Investing it.


  • 49. 
    How much interest is paid on a credit card debt of $3,000, at 18% interest, $100 per month for 41 months?
    • A. 

      $595

    • B. 

      $1065

    • C. 

      $1017

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 50. 
    Degrees which are designed to transfer include
    • A. 

      Certificates

    • B. 

      Associate of Applied Science

    • C. 

      Associate of Science

    • D. 

      Associate of Arts

    • E. 

      Both C & D


  • 51. 
    Communicators should focus on language because
    • A. 

      Words are powerful tools.

    • B. 

      They exert influence.

    • C. 

      They enhance relationships.

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 52. 
    ________________ is a system of symbols (words and vocabulary) structured by grammar and syntax common to a community of people.

  • 53. 
    ____________ dictate and limit the nature of our reality.

  • 54. 
    The meaning of a word is how a person ________ or makes sense of a symbol.

  • 55. 
    Sometimes the speaker's and the receiver's meanings do not correspond.  This is known as
    • A. 

      Connotative.

    • B. 

      Denotative.

    • C. 

      Bypassing.

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 56. 
    The denotative level of language is expressed as feelings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 57. 
    _______________ words are those that use the five senses to convey meanings.

  • 58. 
    The meaning of words can change from culture to culture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 59. 
    Content or substantive material is created at the ___________ level of language.

  • 60. 
    Abstract messages are more difficult to understand or agree upon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 61. 
    Culture extends from generation to generation and consists of
    • A. 

      Rules.

    • B. 

      Norms and values.

    • C. 

      Symbols and meanings.

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 62. 
    Words and meanings are closely connected by context.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 63. 
    Words that reflect bias toward other cultures
    • A. 

      Can create communication barriers.

    • B. 

      Help the listener understand the message.

    • C. 

      Is used as politically correct.

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 64. 
    Biased language may include untrue generalizations that deny individual differences or variations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 65. 
    Speakers and listeners will improve communication success if they keep abreast of linguistic changes that reveal ethnic preferences.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 66. 
    When communicators use he/she, he or she, or s/he, they are effectively
    • A. 

      Using unbiased language.

    • B. 

      Avoiding homophobic language.

    • C. 

      Revealing favor of one gender against the other.

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 67. 
    One function of appropriate language choices is to communicate respect.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 68. 
    Drawing attention to a person's physical, mental, or learning disability is
    • A. 

      A good choice for creating communication barriers.

    • B. 

      Biased language.

    • C. 

      Unbiased language.

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 69. 
    Communicators should avoid references to socioeconomic differences.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 70. 
    Words that arouse certain emotions are called ____________ words.

  • 71. 
    Type your answer of no less than 150 words in response to the following question. How can communicators construct supportive relationships?  Name and explain at least three (3) ways.

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