Imd121 Chapter 5: Verbal Messages

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  • 1. 

    Example of Principles of Verbal Messages are  Sexism Heterosexism Racism Ageism

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given answer, "False," is correct because the principles of verbal messages are not sexism, heterosexism, racism, or ageism. These options listed are examples of forms of discrimination or bias, but they do not represent the principles of verbal messages. The principles of verbal messages refer to guidelines or rules that govern how we use language to communicate effectively, such as clarity, brevity, and using appropriate tone and language.

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  • 2. 

    Which one is the Specific forms of disconfirmation?

    • A.

      Denotative

    • B.

      Rule-Based

    • C.

      Sexism

    • D.

      Cultural Identifiers

    Correct Answer
    C. Sexism
    Explanation
    Sexism refers to the specific form of disconfirmation where individuals are treated differently or unfairly based on their gender. It involves the belief that one gender is superior to the other, leading to discrimination and prejudice. Denotative, rule-based, and cultural identifiers are not specific forms of disconfirmation, and therefore, not the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    Denotative meaning :  is the emotional and imaginative association surrounding a word

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The denotative meaning of a word refers to its literal or dictionary definition, without any emotional or imaginative associations. Therefore, the given statement that denotative meaning is the emotional and imaginative association surrounding a word is incorrect. The correct answer is False.

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  • 4. 

    Snarl words  define as a highly negative meaning.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Snarl words are indeed defined as words that have a highly negative meaning. These words are often used to express anger, frustration, or disapproval. They can be offensive or insulting, and are typically used to criticize or belittle someone or something. Snarl words are characterized by their harsh and aggressive tone, and they are meant to provoke a strong emotional response. Therefore, the statement "Snarl words define as a highly negative meaning" is true.

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  • 5. 

    A glass pane of our window was shattered by a cricket ball. The statement refers to Connotative.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement does not refer to connotative language. It simply states a factual event where a glass pane was shattered by a cricket ball. Connotative language refers to the use of words or phrases that imply emotions, attitudes, or subjective meanings. Since the statement does not involve any subjective or emotional interpretation, it cannot be categorized as connotative. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 6. 

     He was angry with me because I had broken his pen. This statement refer to:

    • A.

      Denotation

    • B.

      Connotation

    Correct Answer
    A. Denotation
    Explanation
    The statement "He was angry with me because I had broken his pen" refers to denotation. Denotation refers to the literal or dictionary definition of a word or phrase. In this case, the word "angry" is used in its literal sense to describe the person's emotional state. The statement does not imply any underlying or symbolic meaning, but rather states the straightforward fact that the person was angry because their pen was broken.

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  • 7. 

    Direct speech is a Language that clearly state the speaker’s preference/decision and then ask the listener if they agree.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Direct speech is a form of language where the speaker clearly expresses their preference or decision and then asks the listener if they agree. This type of speech is characterized by its straightforwardness and directness in conveying the speaker's thoughts and opinions. In direct speech, there is a clear indication of the speaker's viewpoint, followed by an invitation for the listener to share their agreement or disagreement. Therefore, the statement "Direct speech is a Language that clearly state the speaker's preference/decision and then ask the listener if they agree" is true.

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  • 8. 

    MESSAGES ARE RULED-BASED consist of Grammar rules and Cultural rules .

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Messages being ruled-based means that they are governed by certain rules, specifically grammar rules and cultural rules. Grammar rules determine the structure and syntax of a language, ensuring that messages are coherent and understandable. Cultural rules, on the other hand, dictate the appropriate use of language within a particular culture or society. These rules encompass social norms, etiquette, and context-specific language use. Therefore, it is true that messages are ruled-based, as they are shaped by both grammar rules and cultural rules.

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  • 9. 

    Grammar rules comprises of rules of syntax, semantic & cultural rules.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is incorrect because grammar rules do not include cultural rules. Grammar rules primarily focus on the rules of syntax and semantics, which govern the structure and meaning of language. Cultural rules, on the other hand, pertain to the social and cultural norms that influence language use but are not directly related to grammar. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 10. 

    The maxim of quality, where one tries to be truthful, and does not give information that is false or that is not supported by evidence.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the correct answer "True" is that the maxim of quality refers to the principle of being truthful and providing information that is supported by evidence. This means that one should not give false information or make unsupported claims. Therefore, choosing "True" indicates that the maxim of quality aligns with the statement given in the question.

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  • 11. 

    The maxim of manner is where one tries to be relevant, and says things that are pertinent to the discussion

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The maxim of manner is not about being relevant or saying things that are pertinent to the discussion. Instead, it focuses on being clear, avoiding ambiguity, and using appropriate language and tone. This maxim is part of Grice's Cooperative Principle, which suggests that in conversation, people generally expect others to communicate in a cooperative and rational manner. Therefore, the statement that the maxim of manner is about relevance and pertinence is false.

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  • 12. 

    Disconfirmation is a language pattern that ignores or denies the right of the individual even to define himself or herself  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that disconfirmation is a language pattern that disregards or rejects an individual's ability to define themselves. This means that when someone uses disconfirmation, they are essentially dismissing or invalidating another person's self-perception or self-expression. Therefore, the correct answer is true, as it accurately reflects the definition and nature of disconfirmation as described.

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  • 13. 

    Confirmation is A response to an individual that rejects or denies the validity of that individual’s self-view   

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Confirmation is not a response that rejects or denies the validity of an individual's self-view. Instead, confirmation refers to a response that affirms or validates the individual's self-view. Therefore, the given answer that states "Confirmation is a response to an individual that rejects or denies the validity of that individual's self-view" is incorrect.

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  • 14. 

    .Stop screaming!! I’m not interested in what you are babbling about.

    • A.

      Confirming

    • B.

      Rejecting

    • C.

      Disconfirmation

    Correct Answer
    C. Disconfirmation
    Explanation
    The phrase "Stop screaming!! I'm not interested in what you are babbling about" indicates a negative response or rejection to the speaker's statement. Disconfirmation refers to the act of denying or contradicting a belief, statement, or expectation. In this context, the speaker is rejecting or disconfirming what the other person is saying, making "Disconfirmation" the correct answer.

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  • 15. 

    Ok, you have all the right to be angry. I should have call, but my car broke down. 

    • A.

      Confirming

    • B.

      Rejecting

    • C.

      Disconfirming

    Correct Answer
    A. Confirming
    Explanation
    The speaker acknowledges the other person's anger by saying "Ok, you have all the right to be angry." They also provide a reason for not calling, which is their car breaking down. This response confirms the other person's anger and validates their feelings.

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  • 16. 

    Sexism - language that puts down people because of their gender.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. Sexism refers to the use of language or behavior that discriminates against or belittles individuals based on their gender. It includes derogatory comments, stereotypes, and unequal treatment towards a particular gender. This kind of language reinforces harmful societal norms and perpetuates gender inequality. Therefore, it is important to address and challenge sexist language to promote equality and respect for all genders.

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  • 17. 

    Racism is a Language that denigrate or is derogatory toward members of a particular race 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Racism is a form of language that belittles or expresses negative views towards individuals of a specific race. It involves discriminatory attitudes and actions based on race, often leading to prejudice and inequality. True, as racism is indeed a language that perpetuates harmful stereotypes and fosters division among different racial groups.

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  • 18. 

    Cultural Identifiers is a language that nonsexist, nonheterosexist and nonracist.  It is a preferred terms to use in talking to and about members of different groups.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because Cultural Identifiers is a language that promotes inclusivity and respect by avoiding sexist, heterosexist, and racist language. It is considered more appropriate to use these terms when referring to and addressing individuals from diverse groups, as it helps to create a more inclusive and respectful environment.

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  • 19. 

    "little old lady, old hag, old-timer" is the offensive language that refers to  Heterosexism

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. "little old lady, old hag, old-timer" is not offensive language that refers to Heterosexism. Heterosexism refers to discrimination or prejudice against individuals who identify as LGBTQ+. The language mentioned in the statement is unrelated to Heterosexism.

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  • 20. 

    Derogatory terms used for lesbians and gay men as well as in more subtle forms of language usage

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is suggesting that derogatory terms are used for both lesbians and gay men, as well as in more subtle forms of language usage. This implies that negative and offensive language is used to refer to individuals who identify as lesbian or gay, and that this can occur in overt or covert ways. Therefore, the correct answer is true, indicating that derogatory terms are indeed used for lesbians and gay men, both explicitly and implicitly.

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