Sense Trivia Quiz Chapter 7

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following terms is used to describe the personal feelings and emotions connected to the meaning of a word?
    • A. 

      Bypassing

    • B. 

      Denotation

    • C. 

      Connation

    • D. 

      Abstract

    • E. 

      Concerete

  • 2. 
    Defining a computer as "a programmable electronic device that stores, retrieves, and processes data" represents what type of meaning?
    • A. 

      Bypassing

    • B. 

      Denonation

    • C. 

      Connotation

    • D. 

      Abstract

    • E. 

      Jargon

  • 3. 
    If reading or hearing the word "computer" evokes a megative image of an increasingly complex software nightmare that frustrates and infuiates you, what type of meaning is infulencing your response to the word?
    • A. 

      Bypassing

    • B. 

      Denotation

    • C. 

      Connotation

    • D. 

      Concrete

    • E. 

      Jargon

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is an example of an abstract word
    • A. 

      Meeting

    • B. 

      Table

    • C. 

      Computer

    • D. 

      Dictionary

    • E. 

      Fairness

  • 5. 
    Which of the following words would be considered the most concrete description of a member's behavior?
    • A. 

      Disrupts

    • B. 

      Rude

    • C. 

      Insenstitive

    • D. 

      Burps

    • E. 

      Offends

  • 6. 
    Which of the following statements illustrates the social equality dimension of team talk?
    • A. 

      "i dont htink we should quit unti we r finished"

    • B. 

      "hey guys, lets find out where leee stands on this before we do anything this far out"

    • C. 

      What do you need to know from us to do this?"

    • D. 

      "how many of you think lee is right?"

    • E. 

      "we've always done this way"

  • 7. 
    ______ is the means we use to achieve group goals, the stimulus we use to build relationships and the evidence we use to access group work
    • A. 

      Connotation

    • B. 

      Bypassing

    • C. 

      Climiate

    • D. 

      Team talk

    • E. 

      Provision

  • 8. 
    How should you use team talk to produce a stronger, more cooperative group?
    • A. 

      Encourage group members to express disagreements and listen patiently to dissenters

    • B. 

      Ask more "what if" questions and make fewer "we cant do it" statements

    • C. 

      Ask group members to address you bu your first name or nickname

    • D. 

      Speak in a specific and active voice rather than an abstract and passive voice

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    The specialized or technical language of a profession is called
    • A. 

      Denotative

    • B. 

      Dialetcts

    • C. 

      Concerte

    • D. 

      Abstract

    • E. 

      Jargon

  • 10. 
    At a regular study group meeeting, one member asks that everyone be able to "summarize the most important infomration in each chapter". at the next meeting, a group member distriubutes an outline of the textbook's important concepts but wonders why no else in the group has made the same effort. this misundertanding is an example of
    • A. 

      A failure to follow the rules of lanuage

    • B. 

      Denotation

    • C. 

      Failure to interpret nonberbal bahvaior

    • D. 

      Bypassing

    • E. 

      Concrete words

  • 11. 
    Researchers such as deborah tennen claim that men and women use lanugage differently. men, she maintains, are morel likely to
    • A. 

      Use communication to maintain relationships and cooperate with others

    • B. 

      Assert their ideas and verbally compete with others

    • C. 

      Inculde qualifiers and tag questons in their sentences

    • D. 

      Provide more supporting or explantatory details before getting to the point

    • E. 

      Speak tentatively

  • 12. 
    In reviewing the research on dialects, carely dodd has drawn several conclusion. which statement is NOT one of dodd's conculsion
    • A. 

      People judge others by their speech

    • B. 

      Upward mobility and social aspiration infulence whether peiple change their speech to the accepted norms

    • C. 

      It would be unethical to speak differently at home than you would speak at work

    • D. 

      General american speech is most accepted by the majority of the american culture

    • E. 

      People should be aware of dialect prejudices and attempt to look beyond on the surface

  • 13. 
    The variations in voc, prounicaiton, syntax, and style that distinquish speakers from different ethnic groups and geographic areas are reffered to as
    • A. 

      Denoative differences

    • B. 

      Dialects

    • C. 

      Codeswitching

    • D. 

      Abstract meaning

    • E. 

      Jargon

  • 14. 
    When african americans speak one way among white people or in business settingsa nd quite differently at home, they are
    • A. 

      Using jargot

    • B. 

      Bypassing

    • C. 

      Codeswitching

    • D. 

      Accenting

    • E. 

      Culture-jumping

  • 15. 
    Research suggest that nonverbal communication accounts for between _____% of the meaning we communicate to others
    • A. 

      20-30

    • B. 

      30-40

    • C. 

      40-50

    • D. 

      50-60

    • E. 

      60-70

  • 16. 
    Reaearchers maintain that good-looking people ____ than less attractive people
    • A. 

      Are seen as friendlier

    • B. 

      Are seen as more credible

    • C. 

      Make more money

    • D. 

      Get promoted more often

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    The study of bdy movement and physical expression is reffered to as
    • A. 

      Kinseics

    • B. 

      Word stress

    • C. 

      Proxemics

    • D. 

      Territorality

    • E. 

      Polychronic

  • 18. 
    Anthropoligist edward t. hall indentifies 4 zones of interaction used by most north americans. which of the following answers is NOT one of halls zones?
    • A. 

      Inimate distance

    • B. 

      Personal distance

    • C. 

      Social distance

    • D. 

      Business distance

    • E. 

      Public distance

  • 19. 
    What are the distance parameters most north americans use when interacting with new acquaintances and strangers?
    • A. 

      0-18 inches

    • B. 

      18 inches to 4 feetq

    • C. 

      4 to 8 feet

    • D. 

      8 to 12 feet

    • E. 

      12 to 15 feet

  • 20. 
    Members of most well-established groups interact with one another at hall's
    • A. 

      Inimate distance

    • B. 

      Personal distance

    • C. 

      Social distance

    • D. 

      Business distance

    • E. 

      Public distance

  • 21. 
    The statement "that's a stu[id way to approach the prublem" is an example of which type to response?
    • A. 

      Descprtive

    • B. 

      Evaluative

    • C. 

      Problem-oriented

    • D. 

      Strargetic

    • E. 

      Emphaetic

  • 22. 
    Which dimension of a supportive communication climate is evident when group members are flexible, offer ideas, and welcome suggestions from others?
    • A. 

      Desciprtion

    • B. 

      Provisionalism

    • C. 

      Problem control

    • D. 

      Neutrality

    • E. 

      Certainly

  • 23. 
    After presenting a proposed solution to a group problem, Carlos say "I cant see any other way of solving this that make sense." Which defnensive behavior is exemplified in carlos's statement
    • A. 

      Certainly

    • B. 

      Control

    • C. 

      Elvatuion

    • D. 

      Neturality

    • E. 

      Strategy

  • 24. 
    Aisha laughs and smiles when she talks, stands close to other gorup members in a relaxed posture, and uses direct eye contact. what charatcetist of nonverbal communication is she using?
    • A. 

      Kinseics

    • B. 

      Nonverbal immediacy

    • C. 

      Spotaneity and provoalism

    • D. 

      Terrorality

    • E. 

      Social distance