Communications- Chapter 7

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Communication Quizzes & Trivia

Chapter 7. Communications.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the definition of listening?
    • A. 

      The same as hearing

    • B. 

      The process of making sense of others spoken messages

    • C. 

      The process in which sound waves strike the eardrum and cause vibrations that are transmitted to the brain

  • 2. 
    True or False- Hearing and listening are the same.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What is the definition of hearing?
    • A. 

      The process in which sound waves strike the eardrum and cause vibrations that are transmitted to the brain

    • B. 

      The same as listening

    • C. 

      The process of making sense of others spoken messages

  • 4. 
    True or False- Unless you have illness, injury, or ear plugs- you can’t stop hearing.  Your ears will pick up sounds waves and transmit them to your brain whether you want them to or not.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    True or False- Listening is automatic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which is NOT a reason we stop listening?
    • A. 

      We find a subject uninteresting

    • B. 

      We find a subject unimportant

    • C. 

      We find a subject annoying

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    When we react to others’ messages automatically and routinely, without much mental investement is an example of ______ .
    • A. 

      Mindful hearing

    • B. 

      Mindless hearing

    • C. 

      Unconscious hearing

    • D. 

      Listening

  • 8. 
    True or False- Words like “superficial” and “cursory” describe mindless listening better than terms like “ponder” or “Contemplate.”
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    _________ involves careful and thoughtful attention and responses to the messages we receive.
    • A. 

      Mindless listening

    • B. 

      Mindful listening

    • C. 

      Unconscious listening

    • D. 

      Hearing

  • 10. 
    People tend to listen mindfully when they...
    • A. 

      Find a message boring

    • B. 

      Find a message annoying

    • C. 

      Find a message important

    • D. 

      People always listen mindfully