How Attentive To Details Are You?

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How Attentive To Details Are You? - Quiz

Being attentive to details could be mentally demanding. There are certain physiological underpinnings that explains our ability to stay focused, attentive and organized. The brain is actively involved in this process. Did you major in neuroscience while in school? Do refresh your knowledge about communication and enjoy this wonderful quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these is should not be the aim in mind when listening to details?

    • A.

      Correctness of the speaker

    • B.

      Accuracy of accomplishment

    • C.

      Accomplishment of task

    • D.

      Thoroughness of task

    Correct Answer
    A. Correctness of the speaker
    Explanation
    When listening to details, the aim should not be the correctness of the speaker. This means that it is not important whether the speaker is completely accurate or correct in their statements. Instead, the focus should be on other factors such as the accuracy of accomplishment, which refers to how well a task is completed, and the thoroughness of the task, which means paying attention to all the necessary details. The accomplishment of the task is also an important aim to keep in mind while listening to details.

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  • 2. 

    What part of the brain is most concerned with listening?

    • A.

      Brainstem

    • B.

      Basal ganglia

    • C.

      Hypothalamus

    • D.

      Cerebral cortex

    Correct Answer
    D. Cerebral cortex
    Explanation
    The cerebral cortex is responsible for processing auditory information and is the main part of the brain involved in listening. It receives sound signals from the ears and interprets them, allowing us to understand and make sense of what we hear. The other options, such as the brainstem, basal ganglia, and hypothalamus, have different functions and are not primarily concerned with listening.

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  • 3. 

    For audio instructions, what sense is most important?

    • A.

      Visual sense

    • B.

      Auditory sense

    • C.

      Pain sense

    • D.

      Touch sense

    Correct Answer
    B. Auditory sense
    Explanation
    The question asks about the most important sense for audio instructions. The term "audio" refers to sound, so it is logical that the sense most important for audio instructions would be the sense of hearing, also known as the auditory sense. This sense allows individuals to perceive and process sound, making it crucial for understanding and following audio instructions.

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  • 4. 

    Why do people who attend to details enjoy more social acceptance?

    • A.

      Because they are outspoken

    • B.

      Because they are active in communication

    • C.

      Because they are socially active

    • D.

      Because they satisfy the speaker well

    Correct Answer
    D. Because they satisfy the speaker well
    Explanation
    People who attend to details are likely to be more observant and attentive in social interactions. By paying close attention to what others are saying and doing, they are able to understand and respond effectively, which can make the speaker feel valued and understood. This ability to satisfy the speaker's needs and desires in conversation can lead to greater social acceptance and positive relationships.

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  • 5. 

    What part of the body collect sound waves from a speaker?

    • A.

      Hair cells

    • B.

      Auditory meatus

    • C.

      Pinnae

    • D.

      Pupil

    Correct Answer
    C. Pinnae
    Explanation
    The pinnae, also known as the outer ear, collect sound waves from a speaker. The pinnae are the visible part of the ear and their main function is to gather sound and direct it into the ear canal. Once the sound waves enter the ear canal, they travel to the middle ear where they are further processed and transmitted to the inner ear for interpretation by the brain.

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  • 6. 

    A spoken belongs to what form of wave?

    • A.

      Diluted wave

    • B.

      Undiluted wave

    • C.

      Audio wave

    • D.

      Visual wave

    Correct Answer
    C. Audio wave
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Audio wave". This is because sound is a form of audio wave that travels through the air or other mediums. It is created by vibrations that cause compressions and rarefactions in the medium, resulting in the perception of sound.

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  • 7. 

    The most indispensable factor in listening to details is _______

    • A.

      Task

    • B.

      Simplicity

    • C.

      Brevity

    • D.

      Language

    Correct Answer
    D. Language
    Explanation
    The most indispensable factor in listening to details is language. Language plays a crucial role in communication as it allows individuals to understand and interpret information accurately. When listening to details, having a clear and effective language is essential to ensure that the information is conveyed correctly and comprehended by the listener. Without proper language skills, it becomes challenging to grasp the nuances and intricacies of the details being communicated.

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  • 8. 

    What cavity ensures the delivery of thought words?

    • A.

      The pelvic cavity

    • B.

      The abdominal cavity

    • C.

      The thoracic cavity

    • D.

      The buccal cavity

    Correct Answer
    D. The buccal cavity
    Explanation
    The buccal cavity is responsible for the delivery of thought words. The buccal cavity refers to the mouth and the space within it. It includes the lips, cheeks, tongue, and teeth. When we think of words and want to express them, the buccal cavity helps in the formation and delivery of those words through speech.

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  • 9. 

    What language is easiest for a English speaker to learn?

    • A.

      Spanish

    • B.

      Arabic

    • C.

      Greek

    • D.

      Mandarin

    Correct Answer
    A. Spanish
    Explanation
    Spanish is considered the easiest language for an English speaker to learn due to several reasons. Firstly, both languages share a similar alphabet, making it easier to read and write. Secondly, Spanish pronunciation is relatively straightforward, with consistent rules compared to other languages. Additionally, Spanish grammar is less complex than languages like Arabic or Greek. Lastly, Spanish vocabulary contains many cognates, or words that are similar to English, which facilitates the learning process. Overall, these factors contribute to Spanish being the most accessible language for English speakers to learn.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these is not a sign of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

    • A.

      Absence of thought

    • B.

      Absence of persistence

    • C.

      Wandering off task

    • D.

      Inactions

    Correct Answer
    A. Absence of thought
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Absence of thought" because Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is characterized by symptoms such as difficulty sustaining attention, impulsiveness, and hyperactivity. However, "absence of thought" is not a recognized symptom of ADHD.

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