How Good Are Your Communication Skills? Trivia Questions Quiz

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How Good Are Your Communication Skills? Trivia Questions Quiz

How good are your communication skills? Proper communication is seen to be achieved when a message is relayed to the recipient in a proper manner, and it does not get misinterpreted. This is made possible through the incorporation of different skills. Do give it a shot and get to see how well you understand and use them. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of the PASSIVE communication style?
    • A. 

      Intolerant

    • B. 

      Agreeable

    • C. 

      Offensive

    • D. 

      Egotistical

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are barriers to effective communication?
    • A. 

      Distraction

    • B. 

      Noise and movement

    • C. 

      Poor timing

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    What is Communication?
    • A. 

      Exchanging thoughts, ideas, and messages through speech, writing, signals, and body language

    • B. 

      Imparting information

    • C. 

      A system, such as mail, telephone, or television for sending and receiving messages

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Practice makes you [Blank]
  • 5. 
    When you are speaking one to one, your eye contact ‘holding a gaze’ should only last 10 seconds?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    As a listener, what should you do every 5 – 10 seconds in a conversation to show you are paying attention? 
    • A. 

      Look at your phone

    • B. 

      Interrupt the speaker

    • C. 

      Nod your head and/or say 'Uh - uh' or 'h-m-m'

    • D. 

      Walk away in boredom

  • 7. 
    Is staring and gazing in conversation a bad thing? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    For clarification, ask speaker to repeat if you don’t understand by  using which of the following phrases?
    • A. 

      I’m sorry could you repeat that?

    • B. 

      EH!

    • C. 

      WHAT?

    • D. 

      EXCUSE ME!

  • 9. 
    Is [Sounds like you are telling me] a good phrase to use when paraphrasing a conversation ?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    It's ok to interrupt a speaker when you have something to say?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What should you not do in conversation? 
    • A. 

      Interrupt

    • B. 

      Get personal 

    • C. 

      Speak without thinking of the context

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    What should you always check before delivering your oral presentation?
    • A. 

      The weather

    • B. 

      The Time

    • C. 

      That technology is working

  • 13. 
    Do not speak in a monotone voice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Good presenters
    • A. 

      Always introduce themselves

    • B. 

      Sometimes introduce themselves

    • C. 

      Rarely introduce themselves

  • 15. 
    Telling the interviewer your whole life story including personal and relationship issues is a good plan at an interview?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    If your previous jobs were terrible, its ok to be honest and tell this at a new interview?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which question is most suitable to ask at end of an interview?
    • A. 

      Where is the toilet?

    • B. 

      When will I know if I am successful at this interview?

    • C. 

      Can I have weekends off?

  • 18. 
    Which of these is not presentation software?
    • A. 

      Powtoon

    • B. 

      Javascript

    • C. 

      Thinklink

    • D. 

      Powerpoint

  • 19. 
    What was the name of the girl who did a good interview?
    • A. 

      Katie

    • B. 

      Chelsey

    • C. 

      Tiffany

    • D. 

      Jane

  • 20. 
    All of the below should be done before an interview but the most important thing to do before an interview is
    • A. 

      Pick a professional outfit

    • B. 

      Practice answering interview questions

    • C. 

      Review the job description

    • D. 

      Research the company

  • 21. 
    You should remove noticeable body piercings and cover tattoos before interview? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    At the end of the interview, you should ask questions that ...
    • A. 

      Show you are eager to work there

    • B. 

      Are related to money

    • C. 

      Are personal

    • D. 

      None of the above 

  • 23. 
    Sheila did a poor interview and was unsuccessful in her application because 
    • A. 

      She wore a hoodie and other unsuitable clothing to the interview

    • B. 

      She was late for the interview

    • C. 

      She criticised her previous employer

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    At the end of your presentation,....
    • A. 

      Repeat everything you have said

    • B. 

      Stand silently waiting for applause

    • C. 

      Summarise and ask for questions

    • D. 

      Say 'That's all

  • 25. 
    Eye contact means looking deep into the eyes of a person/audience and staring.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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