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Do you know much about Business communication ?
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

     Which of the following is not principles of effective communication 

    • A.

      Simplicity

    • B.

      Clarity

    • C.

      Courtesy

    • D.

      Physical appearance

    Correct Answer
    D. Physical appearance
    Explanation
    Physical appearance is not a principle of effective communication because it does not directly impact the clarity, simplicity, or courtesy of the message being conveyed. While physical appearance can influence initial impressions, effective communication is primarily focused on the content, delivery, and understanding of the message. Therefore, physical appearance is not considered a key principle in ensuring effective communication.

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  • 2. 

    Ethics are set of moral values.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Ethics refers to a set of moral principles that guide individuals in determining what is right or wrong. These principles help individuals make ethical decisions and behave in a morally responsible manner. Therefore, it is accurate to say that ethics are indeed a set of moral values.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following is not a barrier to communication:

    • A.

      Semantic barriers

    • B.

      Distance as a barrier

    • C.

      Machine Oriented barriers

    • D.

      Language competency

    Correct Answer
    D. Language competency
    Explanation
    Language competency is not a barrier to communication because it refers to the ability to understand and use a particular language effectively. When individuals have a good command of the language being used, they can communicate their ideas and thoughts clearly, leading to effective communication. On the other hand, semantic barriers refer to misunderstandings caused by different interpretations of words or phrases, distance can create physical barriers to communication, and machine-oriented barriers can include technical issues or difficulties with using technology for communication.

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  • 4. 

    Downward & Upward  communication are types of vertical Communication.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Downward and upward communication are indeed types of vertical communication. Vertical communication refers to the flow of information between different levels of an organization's hierarchy. Downward communication involves the transmission of information from higher levels to lower levels, such as instructions, feedback, and performance evaluations. Upward communication, on the other hand, involves the transmission of information from lower levels to higher levels, such as suggestions, grievances, and progress reports. Therefore, the statement that downward and upward communication are types of vertical communication is correct.

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  • 5. 

    Webinars are examples of the following:

    • A.

      Face to face communication

    • B.

      Verbal communication

    • C.

      Non verbal communication

    • D.

      All the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All the above
    Explanation
    Webinars are examples of all the above types of communication. They involve face to face communication as participants can see and interact with each other through video conferencing. They also involve verbal communication as participants can speak and listen to each other during the webinar. Additionally, webinars involve non-verbal communication through gestures, facial expressions, and body language that can be observed by participants through video. Therefore, all the options mentioned - face to face communication, verbal communication, and non-verbal communication - are applicable to webinars.

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  • 6. 

    Effective Communication requires

    • A.

      Good looks

    • B.

      Money

    • C.

      Interpersonal Skills

    • D.

      Big social circle

    Correct Answer
    C. Interpersonal Skills
    Explanation
    Effective communication requires interpersonal skills. Good looks, money, and a big social circle may be helpful in certain situations, but they are not essential for effective communication. Interpersonal skills involve the ability to understand and connect with others, listen actively, express oneself clearly, and resolve conflicts. These skills are crucial for building strong relationships, fostering collaboration, and conveying messages effectively. Without interpersonal skills, communication can be ineffective, leading to misunderstandings, misinterpretations, and breakdowns in relationships and teamwork.

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  • 7. 

    Diagonal Communication  involves both internal as well as external Communication.

    • A.

      Agree

    • B.

      Disagree

    • C.

      Moderately agree

    • D.

      Can't say

    Correct Answer
    A. Agree
    Explanation
    Diagonal communication refers to the flow of information between individuals or departments at different levels and in different functional areas of an organization. It involves both internal communication, such as between employees at different levels or in different departments, and external communication, such as with customers, suppliers, or other stakeholders. Agreeing with this statement means acknowledging that diagonal communication encompasses both internal and external communication channels within an organization.

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  • 8. 

    Eye contact is not possible in the  following communicative event:

    • A.

      Face to face communication

    • B.

      Written communication

    • C.

      Debate & discussion

    • D.

      Viva voce

    Correct Answer
    B. Written communication
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Written communication. In written communication, individuals communicate through written words, such as emails, letters, or text messages. Since there is no visual interaction involved, eye contact is not possible in this form of communication. Eye contact is a non-verbal cue that is typically associated with face to face communication, debate & discussion, and viva voce where individuals can see each other and establish a connection through eye contact.

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  • 9. 

    Non verbal communication produces better results if combined with verbal communication .

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Combining non-verbal communication with verbal communication can enhance the effectiveness of communication. Non-verbal cues such as facial expressions, body language, and gestures can convey additional meaning and emotions that words alone may not be able to express. When used together, non-verbal and verbal communication can provide a more comprehensive and accurate understanding of the message being conveyed, leading to better results in communication.

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  • 10. 

    The term snail mail is used for

    • A.

      Memo

    • B.

      Notice

    • C.

      Letter

    • D.

      Email

    Correct Answer
    C. Letter
    Explanation
    The term "snail mail" is commonly used to refer to traditional mail or postal mail that is delivered through the postal system. It is called "snail mail" because it is perceived to be slower compared to electronic forms of communication such as email. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "Letter" as it best fits the definition of snail mail.

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  • 11. 

    Slouching is an example of

    • A.

      Posture

    • B.

      Gesture

    • C.

      Body  movement

    • D.

      Kinesics

    Correct Answer
    A. Posture
    Explanation
    Slouching refers to a relaxed and slumped position of the body, particularly the shoulders and back. It is a characteristic posture that indicates a lack of alertness or attentiveness. Posture is the correct answer because slouching is a specific body position that reflects a person's physical alignment and overall body stance. Gesture refers to intentional movements or signals made with the hands, body, or face to convey meaning. Body movement is a general term that encompasses various types of physical movements. Kinesics is the study of body language and non-verbal communication, which includes gestures, facial expressions, and posture.

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  • 12. 

    Prejudice and blocked mind are the factors of 

    • A.

      Language barrier

    • B.

      Psychological barriers

    • C.

      Physiological barriers

    • D.

      Cultural barriers

    Correct Answer
    B. Psychological barriers
    Explanation
    Psychological barriers refer to the mental obstacles that prevent effective communication. Prejudice and a blocked mind can create psychological barriers by causing individuals to have preconceived notions or biases that hinder their ability to understand or accept different perspectives. These barriers can lead to misunderstandings, misinterpretations, and a lack of empathy, ultimately impeding effective communication and fostering a disconnect between individuals.

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  • 13. 

    Is claim letter same as complaint letter.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes, a claim letter is the same as a complaint letter. Both types of letters are written to express dissatisfaction or disappointment with a product, service, or situation and to request a resolution or compensation. The terms "claim letter" and "complaint letter" are often used interchangeably to refer to the same type of correspondence.

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  • 14. 

    In order to comprehend a message ,you must be

    • A.

      Using a telephone

    • B.

      Wearing professional attire

    • C.

      Sending a text message

    • D.

      Actively listening to the speaker

    • E.

      Using your laptop

    Correct Answer
    D. Actively listening to the speaker
    Explanation
    In order to comprehend a message, actively listening to the speaker is crucial. This means paying full attention to the speaker, focusing on their words, nonverbal cues, and understanding the message being conveyed. Using a telephone, wearing professional attire, sending a text message, and using your laptop are not directly related to comprehending a message.

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  • 15. 

    Which Communication style is the most effective

    • A.

      Aggressive

    • B.

      Passive

    • C.

      Assertive

    • D.

      Selective

    Correct Answer
    C. Assertive
    Explanation
    Assertive communication style is considered the most effective because it involves expressing one's needs, opinions, and feelings in a direct and respectful manner. It allows individuals to communicate their thoughts assertively while still considering the rights and feelings of others. This style promotes open and honest communication, leading to better understanding, conflict resolution, and building healthy relationships. It helps individuals assert themselves without being overly aggressive or passive, striking a balance between being respectful and standing up for oneself.

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  • 16. 

    All of the following are examples of effective communication Skills except

    • A.

      Arms crossed

    • B.

      Open body Posture

    • C.

      Eye contact

    • D.

      Calm voice

    Correct Answer
    A. Arms crossed
    Explanation
    Arms crossed is not an example of effective communication skills because it often conveys a defensive or closed-off attitude. Effective communication involves open body posture, maintaining eye contact, and using a calm voice. However, crossing the arms can create a barrier between the speaker and listener, hindering the flow of communication and potentially signaling disinterest or disagreement.

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  • 17. 

    Feedback is the most important link in effective communication.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Feedback is indeed the most important link in effective communication. It allows for the exchange of information, ideas, and opinions between the sender and receiver, ensuring that the message is understood and interpreted correctly. Feedback helps to clarify any misunderstandings, address any concerns or questions, and improve future communication. Without feedback, communication becomes one-sided and ineffective, as there is no way to gauge whether the message was received and understood as intended. Therefore, it is important to actively seek and provide feedback in order to enhance communication effectiveness.

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  • 18. 

    Business  Communication does not include

    • A.

      Controlling

    • B.

      Planning

    • C.

      Target achievement

    • D.

      Monopoly in policy /decision making

    Correct Answer
    D. Monopoly in policy /decision making
    Explanation
    Business communication is the process of exchanging information, ideas, and messages within an organization. It involves various activities such as sharing plans, goals, and targets, coordinating tasks, and ensuring effective communication between different departments. However, "Monopoly in policy/decision making" does not fall under the scope of business communication. This refers to the exclusive control or dominance of a single individual or group in making policy or decision, which is more related to the structure or governance of the organization rather than the communication process itself.

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  • 19. 

    Open punctuation is used in full block format.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Open punctuation is a style of punctuation that is used in full block format. Full block format is a writing style where all lines of the text are aligned to the left margin, with no indentation. In open punctuation, there is no use of punctuation marks like commas or periods after salutations, closings, or address lines in a letter or memo written in full block format. Therefore, the given statement that open punctuation is used in full block format is true.

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  • 20. 

    A flame is

    • A.

      An expert programme

    • B.

      A person who consistently breaks the  netiquette rules.

    • C.

      An online chain letter

    • D.

      A post or email message that expresses a strong opinion or criticism.

    Correct Answer
    D. A post or email message that expresses a strong opinion or criticism.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A post or email message that expresses a strong opinion or criticism." This answer is supported by the description provided in the question, which states that a flame is a message that expresses a strong opinion or criticism. The other options mentioned in the question, such as an expert programme, a person who consistently breaks netiquette rules, and an online chain letter, do not align with the given description of a flame.

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  • 21. 

    Which of the following is not a non verbal code

    • A.

      Proxemics

    • B.

      Artifacts

    • C.

      Haptics

    • D.

      Whistling

    Correct Answer
    D. Whistling
    Explanation
    Whistling is not a nonverbal code because it involves producing sound through the mouth. Nonverbal codes typically refer to forms of communication that do not involve spoken or written words. Proxemics refers to the use of space and distance in communication, artifacts refer to objects or possessions that convey meaning, and haptics refers to touch as a form of communication.

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  • 22. 

    IEEE stands for:

    • A.

      International English Educated Examination

    • B.

      International Electrical Engineering  Exam

    • C.

      Institute of  Electrical and Electronics Engineering

    • D.

      International Electronics Engineering Exam

    Correct Answer
    C. Institute of  Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    Explanation
    IEEE stands for Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. This organization is a professional association that focuses on advancing technology in various fields such as electrical engineering, electronics, telecommunications, computer science, and more. They provide resources, publications, conferences, and standards that contribute to the development and growth of these disciplines.

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  • 23. 

    Proper eye contact should be maintained while delivering a speech or presentation because

    • A.

      It shows an individual can give great presentations.

    • B.

      It shows an individual is very confident.

    • C.

      It shows an individual has a lot  of money.

    • D.

      It shows an individual is strong.

    Correct Answer
    B. It shows an individual is very confident.
    Explanation
    Maintaining proper eye contact while delivering a speech or presentation is important because it shows that the individual is very confident. Eye contact helps to establish a connection with the audience, convey trustworthiness, and engage them in the message being delivered. It demonstrates that the speaker is knowledgeable and believes in what they are saying, which in turn instills confidence in the audience. Eye contact also allows the speaker to gauge the audience's reaction and make necessary adjustments to their delivery. Overall, maintaining eye contact is a key aspect of confident and effective public speaking.

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  • 24. 

    Before you commence your presentation,you should

    • A.

      Tell the audience  about  your life story

    • B.

      Tell the audience about your age , likes & dislikes

    • C.

      Introduce yourself and state the purpose of  your presentation.

    • D.

      Tell the audience about your achievements.

    Correct Answer
    C. Introduce yourself and state the purpose of  your presentation.
    Explanation
    When commencing a presentation, it is important to introduce yourself to the audience and state the purpose of your presentation. This allows the audience to know who you are and why you are speaking to them. It sets the context for the presentation and helps the audience understand what they can expect to learn or gain from it. Sharing personal details such as life story, age, likes, dislikes, or achievements may not be relevant or necessary for the presentation and may distract the audience from the main topic.

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  • 25. 

    Are business Etiquettes important to be acquired and used at workplace.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Business etiquettes are important to be acquired and used at the workplace because they help create a professional and respectful environment. Following proper business etiquettes shows that an individual is considerate of others, values professionalism, and understands the importance of communication and collaboration. It helps to build positive relationships with colleagues, clients, and superiors, which can lead to better teamwork, productivity, and career growth. Additionally, practicing business etiquettes demonstrates a level of professionalism and can enhance one's reputation and credibility in the workplace.

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