Chapter 1 Interpersonal Communication

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 90

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Communication Quizzes & Trivia

Psychology Quiz for Speech Class


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is communication?
    • A. 

      Is a process whereby a sender and a receiver try to share same meaning of language, thought, or action.

    • B. 

      Is a process of social influence in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task

    • C. 

      Is a set of interacting entities forming an integrated whole

  • 2. 
    People spend __ of their waking lives engaging in some form of communication
  • 3. 
    Communication skills have to be
  • 4. 
    Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. Physiological needs:
    • A. 

      Love, respect, acceptance

    • B. 

      Air, water, food, warmth, rest

    • C. 

      Money, fame, prestige

    • D. 

      Interaction, people

  • 5. 
    Hierarchy of needs. Safety/security
    • A. 

      Be loved and accepted

    • B. 

      Air, water, food, shelter

    • C. 

      Self-potential

    • D. 

      Order, stability, and predictability in one's environment

  • 6. 
    True or False. A person's ability to communicate is one of the most important factors in finding happiness in their life.
  • 7. 
    Excellent communicators are ___________  complex.
  • 8. 
    What is cognitive complexity?
  • 9. 
    What is sympathy?
    • A. 

      Relating to someone's experience from your perspective

    • B. 

      Absence of compulsion to or toward one thing or another

    • C. 

      A response to an easy challenge

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is true about communication?
    • A. 

      Communication is irreversible

    • B. 

      You can always not communicate

    • C. 

      Communication is not essential to meeting our practical needs

    • D. 

      You can control how or what you communicate

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