GST 101 - Use Of English Language And Communication Skills

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  • 1. 
    Listening is useless if there is no ................
    • A. 

      Focus

    • B. 

      Comprehension

    • C. 

      Attention

    • D. 

      Interaction

  • 2. 
    The following are factors affecting comprehension, except
    • A. 

      Not being familiar with the topic

    • B. 

      Lack of concentration

    • C. 

      Limited language and vocabulary of the subject matter

    • D. 

      Note-jotting

  • 3. 
    ................. is taking notes from lectures or speeches
    • A. 

      Note-making

    • B. 

      Note-writing

    • C. 

      Note-taking

    • D. 

      Note-jotting

  • 4. 
    ....................... is the activity done during study time
    • A. 

      Note-making

    • B. 

      Note-writing

    • C. 

      Note-taking

    • D. 

      Note-jotting

  • 5. 
    When reading a book in the library, what do you do?
    • A. 

      Note-making

    • B. 

      Note-taking

    • C. 

      Note-writing

    • D. 

      Note-jotting

  • 6. 
    When listening to a documentary, what do you do?
    • A. 

      Note-jotting

    • B. 

      Note-writing

    • C. 

      Note-taking

    • D. 

      Note-making

  • 7. 
    When in a crucial meeting, what do you do?
    • A. 

      Note-making

    • B. 

      Note-taking

    • C. 

      Note-writing

    • D. 

      Note-jotting

  • 8. 
    Any situation  that  suggests  reading  in  all  the situations requires ...........
    • A. 

      Note-jotting

    • B. 

      Note-writing

    • C. 

      Note-making

    • D. 

      Note-taking

  • 9. 
    Any situation that suggests listening to an audio/documentary or related requires
    • A. 

      Note-jotting

    • B. 

      Note-writing

    • C. 

      Note-making

    • D. 

      Note-taking

  • 10. 
    The following are steps on how to take note during reading
    • A. 

      Understanding and writing points

    • B. 

      Summarizing the main points

    • C. 

      Using abbreviations

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Huge data collected  across  period  of  time  are  also stored in form of
    • A. 

      Data collection

    • B. 

      Data bank

    • C. 

      Data Time

    • D. 

      Data Money

  • 12. 
    Data can also be stored in form of.........
    • A. 

      Scores

    • B. 

      Figures

    • C. 

      Figures or scores

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    ............. is the representations of information in form of drawings, paintings, sketches or other  forms of illustrations
    • A. 

      Illustrations

    • B. 

      Drawings

    • C. 

      Figures

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    One of the high-order skills you need to perform creditably well while listening to a talk, a speech or  a lecture is
    • A. 

      Ability of interpreting the speaker's viewpoints

    • B. 

      Ability of focusing on the speaker's explanation

    • C. 

      Skills of paying attention on the speaker's major point

    • D. 

      Skills of summarising every point the speaker alter

  • 15. 
    Critical analysis involves looking at the............. and ............ of what is heard
    • A. 

      The head, leg

    • B. 

      Merit, demerit

    • C. 

      Addvantage, disadvantagge

    • D. 

      Explanation, viewpoint

  • 16. 
    Listening-comprehension has been seen in this course GST 101 as an interactive process involving the interpretative, and the.............. of the listener
    • A. 

      Critical mind

    • B. 

      Effectiveness

    • C. 

      Gravity

    • D. 

      Weight

  • 17. 
    Your reading speed will vary according to the...........of reading
    • A. 

      Effectiveness

    • B. 

      Gravity

    • C. 

      Weight

    • D. 

      Purpose

  • 18. 
    You can control your reading speed according to the purpose of reading, .............. and the kind of reading activities you are performing
    • A. 

      Type of Encyclopaedia

    • B. 

      Type of novel

    • C. 

      Type of book

    • D. 

      Type of reading materials

  • 19. 
    The two related reading activities that are discussed in this course are 
    • A. 

      Skemming and scanning

    • B. 

      Scamming and scanning

    • C. 

      Skimming and scamming

    • D. 

      Skimming and scanning

  • 20. 
    The fastest reading speed is called 
    • A. 

      Sckimming

    • B. 

      Scanning

    • C. 

      Skimming

    • D. 

      Skimming and scanning

  • 21. 
    .........is screening the passage very rapidly to locate important information within a large chunk  of reading materials
    • A. 

      Sckimming

    • B. 

      Scanning

    • C. 

      Skimming

    • D. 

      Skimming and scanning

  • 22. 
    In................., the eyes are not necessarily moving from left to right. They may move  left and right, top to bottom, across the pages.
    • A. 

      Sckimming

    • B. 

      Scanning

    • C. 

      Skimming

    • D. 

      Skimming and scanning

  • 23. 
    You ............. in order to locate dates in a bulletin but .........to determine whether  or  not  the  article  favours  our  political  party
    • A. 

      Scan, scan

    • B. 

      Skim, scan

    • C. 

      Scan, skim

    • D. 

      Skim, skim

  • 24. 
    ............ is a generic term given to the tasks, the steps, the people and tools involved in each step of a business process
    • A. 

      Workflow

    • B. 

      Dataflow

    • C. 

      Openware

    • D. 

      Shareflow

  • 25. 
    The benefits of using ............... will be better understood with a basic knowledge of the its various functionalities
    • A. 

      Locus Operandi

    • B. 

      Lotus operandi

    • C. 

      Lotus Notes

    • D. 

      Locus Notes

  • 26. 
    As average speed is for easier texts and reading materials, so is ............ for fast reading
    • A. 

      Skimming and scanning

    • B. 

      Slow speed rate

    • C. 

      Average speed rate

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 27. 
    For you to read at an average speed. You must be reading at ...... words per minutes
    • A. 

      30-500

    • B. 

      300

    • C. 

      980

    • D. 

      30-50

  • 28. 
    Always remember that the primary goal of all reading activities, no matter the reading speed, is to  
    • A. 

      Be focused

    • B. 

      Comprehend

    • C. 

      Carried along

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 29. 
    Reading at the ........... is needed when you want to locate any information quickly or gain general impression of the reading material
    • A. 

      Fastest speed

    • B. 

      Slowest speed

    • C. 

      Average speed

    • D. 

      Scanning and skimming speed

  • 30. 
    Reading at the ........... is needed when you are reading in a study type manner
    • A. 

      Fastest speed

    • B. 

      Slowest speed

    • C. 

      Average speed

    • D. 

      Scanning and skimming speed

  • 31. 
    For a poor reader to achieve a comprehension  rate of 80 - 90%, the study speed will be as low as ......words per minute
    • A. 

      60 - 125

    • B. 

      30-500

    • C. 

      30-50

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 32. 
    To increase your vocabulary power suggests a lot of efforts on your own part. You need to read ................... and .....................
    • A. 

      Intrinsicly and extrinsicly

    • B. 

      Intensively and extensively

    • C. 

      Internally and externally

    • D. 

      Privately and publicly

  • 33. 
    What is another word for (acuity) as used in: The man was sure of his acuity
    • A. 

      Keeness

    • B. 

      Bitterness

    • C. 

      Dishonesty

    • D. 

      Skillfulness

  • 34. 
    What is another word for (fritter) as used in: He calls the boy a mere fritter
    • A. 

      Shatter

    • B. 

      Waste bag

    • C. 

      Foolish talker

    • D. 

      Bungle

  • 35. 
    What is another word for (preposterous) as used in: In this day and age, all talk of a defensive nuclear war is preposterous since nobody is going to survive it
    • A. 

      Unreasonable

    • B. 

      Unreasonable

    • C. 

      Realistic

    • D. 

      Wasteful

  • 36. 
    What is another word for (provocative) as used in: Politicians are often cautioned to avoid making provocative statements
    • A. 

      Talkative

    • B. 

      Inciting

    • C. 

      Contradictory

    • D. 

      Persuasive

  • 37. 
    What is another word for (procrastinates) as used in: Mr. Albert invariably turns in good assignments but he procrastinates a lot.
    • A. 

      Delays

    • B. 

      Tells lies

    • C. 

      Argues

    • D. 

      Tries to persuade

  • 38. 
    What is another word for (loquacious) as used in: Danladi is a rather loquacious fellow
    • A. 

      Smooth and pleasant

    • B. 

      Good at languages

    • C. 

      Talkative

    • D. 

      Uninspiring

  • 39. 
    What is another word for (recrimination) as used in: The argument ended in recrimination
    • A. 

      Diversion

    • B. 

      Re-dedication

    • C. 

      Mishandling

    • D. 

      Counter-charge

  • 40. 
    What is another word for (hazardous) as used in: Investment in uranium exploitation can be hazardous
    • A. 

      Doubtful

    • B. 

      Handy

    • C. 

      Unprotected

    • D. 

      Risky