Dr. Cummings-communications And Writing: Final Examination

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Dr. Cummings-communications And Writing: Final Examination

Instructions: Choose the most appropriate answer for each question. Please, only one answer per question. You will have 60 minutes to complete this quiz in its entirety. There are a total of 50 questions worth 2 points each. Good luck.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or False: Acknowledgment is the act of going before a qualified officer and declaring the validity of a document?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    True or False: Acquit is the act of freeing a person from the charge of an offense by means of a decision, verdict or other legal process? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    True or False: Annul is a civil judicial proceeding whereby one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or prevention of a wrong? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    True or False: Adjournment is a temporary postponement of the proceedings of a case until a specified future time?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    True or False: Acknowledgment is to hear or try and determine judicially? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Area II (area two) of the Johari Window is known as: _________?
    • A. 

      Free area

    • B. 

      Hidden area

    • C. 

      Unknown area

    • D. 

      Blind area

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Area III (area three) of the Johari Window is known as: _________?
    • A. 

      Hidden area

    • B. 

      Blind area

    • C. 

      Free area

    • D. 

      Unknown area

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Area I (area one) of the Johari Window is known as: _________?
    • A. 

      Hidden area

    • B. 

      Free area

    • C. 

      Unknown area

    • D. 

      Blind area

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Area IV (area four) of the Johari Window is known as: _________?
    • A. 

      Hidden area

    • B. 

      Unknown area

    • C. 

      Blind area

    • D. 

      Free area

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    True or False: Adversary is an opponent?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    True or False: Adversary is one who swears to an affidavit?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    True or False: Award is the security given to ensure the future appearance of a defendant?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    ___________ is a decision of an Arbitrator?
    • A. 

      Award

    • B. 

      Brief

    • C. 

      Bail

    • D. 

      Annul

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    The Judge's seat or the judge is also known as ______________?
    • A. 

      Calendar

    • B. 

      Brief

    • C. 

      Bail

    • D. 

      Attachment

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Hispanics are the fastest growing minority group in the United States. Therefore, development of a course called "________________" began in mid-1986 at Sam Houston State University, in a cooperative effort between the police academy and a faculty member of the university's Spanish department. What was the name of the developmental Spanish course designed for officers?
    • A. 

      Police Officers in search of a Spanish teacher

    • B. 

      Street Spanish for Police Officers

    • C. 

      Police Officers learning how to speak Spanish

    • D. 

      Survival Spanish for Police Officers

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    True or False: Calendar is a written or printed document prepared by the lawyers on each side of a dispute and submitted to the court in support of their argument?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    ______________ is an act of declaring something to be true under the penalty of perjury by a person who conscientiously declines to take an oath for religious or other pertinent reasons?
    • A. 

      Allegation

    • B. 

      Appeal

    • C. 

      Argument

    • D. 

      Affirm

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    ___________ is the party who takes an appeal to a higher court?
    • A. 

      Affiant

    • B. 

      Adversary

    • C. 

      Attachment

    • D. 

      Appellant

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    _________ is to change?
    • A. 

      Affirm

    • B. 

      Appeal

    • C. 

      Annul

    • D. 

      Amend

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Which of the following most accurately represents your class?
    • A. 

      James, Sheila, Maurice, Kayla, Catherine, Janet

    • B. 

      Jeff, Sheila, Maurice, Kayla, Catherine, Janice

    • C. 

      James, Sheila, Maurice, Kayla, Catherine, Janice

    • D. 

      James, Sheila, Morris, Kayla, Catherine, Janice

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is the CST program director?
    • A. 

      Mr. Burkett

    • B. 

      Mr. Smith

    • C. 

      Mr. Jones

    • D. 

      Mr. Starks

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is the dean of Keiser University at Jacksonville?
    • A. 

      Mr. Starks

    • B. 

      Mr. Jones

    • C. 

      Mr. Smith

    • D. 

      Mr. Burkett

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    The acronym CST stands for ________? (your program)
    • A. 

      Crime Scene Technician

    • B. 

      Crime Scene Technology

    • C. 

      Crime Scene Technical Support

    • D. 

      Crime Scene Investigative Technical Unit

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    True or False: Certify is to testify in writing?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    True or False: Citation is a summons to appear?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    True or False: Contempt of Court is an act or omission tending to obstruct or interfere with the orderly administration of justice?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    True or False: Corroborate is to weaken; to subtract  from the evidence?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    True or False: Annul is to make void, as to dissolve the bonds of marriage?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    True or False: Affirmation is a solemn and formal declaration under penalties of perjury that a statement is true, without an oath?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Which of the following forms of communication is the most important?
    • A. 

      Oral is most important

    • B. 

      Written is most important

    • C. 

      Silent is most important

    • D. 

      Oral and written are equally important

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 31. 
    True or False: Amend is a proceeding to have a case examined by the appropriate higher court to see if a lower court's decision was made correctly according to law?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    True or False: Argument is a reason given in proof or rebuttal?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    True or False: Arbitration is the submission voluntarily or involuntarily of a disputed matter to selected persons and the substitution of their award or decision for the judgment of a court or its confirmation by the court as a judgment of the court?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    True or False: Attachment is the taking of property into legal custody by an enforcement officer?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    True or False: Case File is the court file containing papers submitted in a case?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    True or False: Appearance is the participation in the proceedings by a party summoned in an action?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    True or False: Allegation is the assertion, declaration, or statement of a party to an action?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    True or False: Attachment a sworn or affirmed statement made in writing and signed?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    True or False: Affinity is related by marriage?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    Which of the following did Dr. cummings say we must improve upon as a class?
    • A. 

      Not sleeping in the classroom

    • B. 

      Not dancing while in the computer room

    • C. 

      Attendance

    • D. 

      Not drinking in the classroom

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 41. 
    Harold Lasswell created which of the following models?
    • A. 

      The Schramn model

    • B. 

      The Lasswell model

    • C. 

      The Cummings model

    • D. 

      The Johari Window

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 42. 
    The four basic categories, or types, of obstacles to effective communication are: Emotional, Physical, Semantic, and ___________? (According to the chapter, "Improvement of Communication.")
    • A. 

      Projecting

    • B. 

      Understanding

    • C. 

      Ineffective listening

    • D. 

      Misunderstanding

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 43. 
    Wilbur Schramn created which of the following models?
    • A. 

      The Lasswell model

    • B. 

      The Schramn model

    • C. 

      The Johari Window

    • D. 

      The Cummings model

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 44. 
    True or False: The Johari Window of communication was created by Joseph Luft and Harry Ingham?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    Two communication channels are used in any organization, they are ______ and ______? (According to the chapter, "Oral versus Written Communication.")
    • A. 

      Up and down

    • B. 

      Supervisory and subordinate

    • C. 

      Formal and informal

    • D. 

      Oral and written

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 46. 
    To expedite the interview process, ask them to tell you what happened in thirty to forty words. This is sometimes referred to as ____________?
    • A. 

      The Thirty-word version

    • B. 

      The Truth

    • C. 

      The Thirty to Forty-word version

    • D. 

      The Confession

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 47. 
    True or False: The two most important things to remember and practice with regard to note taking for investigative report writing purposes is to listen first, then write?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 48. 
    A criminal investigation cannot begin until one of three things is present?
    • A. 

      A crime must have occured

    • B. 

      There must be a reasonable certainty that a crime has occurred

    • C. 

      The investigator must be reasonably sure a crime is going to occur

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 49. 
    The name of your professor is ________?
    • A. 

      Dr. Cummings

    • B. 

      Dr. Ramos

    • C. 

      Dr. Best

    • D. 

      Dr. Madeux

    • E. 

      None of the above