Communication Skills Quiz: Test Your Knowledge!

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Communication Skills Quiz: Test Your Knowledge!

How good are your communication skills? How confident are you with your abilities to deliver and receive different kinds of information. Communicating clearly and successfully is an extremely useful skill. Communication itself is acquiring meaning among individuals or groups using mutually understood signs, symbols, and languages. This quiz will help you understand why good communication skills are ideal for today’s world.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To perceive or apprehend by the ear; to gain knowledge of by hearing; to listen to with attention.
    • A. 

      Listening

    • B. 

      Hearing

    • C. 

      Active Listening

  • 2. 
    It is possible to communicate using the single way process.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The word “utilize” often appears “in contexts in which a strategy is put to practical advantage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Reading is not
    • A. 

      A tool

    • B. 

      A process

    • C. 

      Different from different people

    • D. 

      Part of written communication

  • 5. 
    What are the four external barriers to active listening?
    • A. 

      Subject complexity

    • B. 

      Emotions

    • C. 

      Speaker

    • D. 

      Internal thoughts

    • E. 

      Presentation

    • F. 

      Price

    • G. 

      Environment

  • 6. 
    Communication involves physical ways of communication, like, tone of the voice, touch, smell, and body motion.
    • A. 

      Non Verbal Communications

    • B. 

      Oral Communications

    • C. 

      Visual Communications

  • 7. 
    Example of a computer jargon
    • A. 

      Ledger

    • B. 

      Real time

    • C. 

      Schemata

  • 8. 
    Serves as the essence, bottom line, or final outcome of any reading act (the main objective of reading)
    • A. 

      Comprehension

    • B. 

      Gist

    • C. 

      Schemata

  • 9. 
    Putting yourself in another person's situation
    • A. 

      Empathy

    • B. 

      Apathy

    • C. 

      Sympathy

    • D. 

      Panty

  • 10. 
    Barriers keep us from understanding other’s ideas and thoughts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Is more concerned with the author's knowledge rather than the reader's experience.
    • A. 

      Bottom Up Reading

    • B. 

      Top Down Reading

    • C. 

      Bottom Down Reading

    • D. 

      Top Up Reading

  • 12. 
    Building a relationship based on trust and confidence.
    • A. 

      Rapport

    • B. 

      Empathy

    • C. 

      Diffusing Negative Emotion

  • 13. 
    Television and video clips are the electronic form of 
    • A. 

      Communication

    • B. 

      Visual communication

    • C. 

      Telecommunication

  • 14. 
    The course title of this subject is
    • A. 

      Communication Skills 1

    • B. 

      English 1

    • C. 

      Utilize Specialized Communication Skills 1

    • D. 

      Utilized Specialize Communication Skills 1

  • 15. 
    Which is not part of the Reading according to purpose?
    • A. 

      Skimming

    • B. 

      Scanning

    • C. 

      Fast Reading

    • D. 

      SQ3R

  • 16. 
    Information tends to stay superficially in one’s mind.
    • A. 

      Fast Reading

    • B. 

      Sub Vocalized Reading

    • C. 

      Word for Word Reading

    • D. 

      SPE

  • 17. 
    Hearing requires very active participation. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Letters Emails Video Presentations Visual Aids Conversation Public Speaking Etc. are examples of
    • A. 

      Visual Communications

    • B. 

      Channel Mediums

    • C. 

      Written Communications

    • D. 

      Oral Communications

  • 19. 
    Competent excellence in performance
  • 20. 
    Which is not correct?
    • A. 

      We listen to obtain information.

    • B. 

      We listen to understand.

    • C. 

      We listen for enjoyment

    • D. 

      We listen to yearn

  • 21. 
    It allows the communicator to adjust his message and be more effective.
  • 22. 
    Characterized by skimming and scanning.
    • A. 

      Selective or key-word reading

    • B. 

      Fast Reading

  • 23. 
    Which is not part of Reading types acc to PISA 
    • A. 

      Reading for social use

    • B. 

      Reading for public use

    • C. 

      Reading for work

    • D. 

      Reading for education

  • 24. 
    Which is not an IMPORTANT CHARACTERISTICS OF COMMUNICATION:
    • A. 

      It is a 2-way process.

    • B. 

      Communication process happens between or among two or more parties. (Sender and Receiver)

    • C. 

      Communication involves exchange of ideas, feelings, information, thoughts, and knowledge.

    • D. 

      Communication does not involve mutuality of understanding between Sender and Receiver.

  • 25. 
    Cues that show You're Not Listening
    • A. 

      By nodding

    • B. 

      With small verbal comments

    • C. 

      Smiling

    • D. 

      Crossing your arms around your chest

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