Purposive Communication Quiz: Test!

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Purposive Communication Quiz: Test!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The real meaning of the message exists within the mind of the speaker. Only then the listener tries to get the message as accurately as possible. What principle of communication is?
    • A. 

      Communication is powerful

    • B. 

      Communication is irreversible

    • C. 

      Communication is an interpretative act

    • D. 

      Communication is contextual

  • 2. 
    If the channel is the means of which the communication is delivered, what is the function of the medium then?
    • A. 

      It amplifies the communication

    • B. 

       it clarifies the communication

    • C. 

      It refines the message

    • D. 

      It replicates the message

  • 3. 
    You are thinking about a lot of problems and you cannot even talk well to your friends. What type of noise is observed?
    • A. 

      Semantic

    • B. 

      Physical

    • C. 

      Psychological    

    • D. 

       physiological

  • 4. 
    Your headaches while listening to your teacher. What type of noise is apparent?
    • A. 

       semantic                                                                                     

    • B. 

       psychological 

    • C. 

       physical   

    • D. 

      Physiological

  • 5. 
    Which of the following does not belong in the group?
    • A. 

       aural                                                       

    • B. 

      Oral

    • C. 

      Microphone 

    • D. 

      Tactile

  • 6. 
    The power of words once spoken or written can never be taken back. What principle of communication is observed?
    • A. 

      A. Communication is powerful

    • B. 

      Communication is an interpretative act

    • C. 

      Communication is irreversible

    • D. 

      Communication is contextual

  • 7. 
    Is there a form of communication without feedback?
    • A. 

      YES    

    • B. 

      NO

  • 8. 
    The one who delivers the message in the process of communication is the _____________
    • A. 

      Receiver   

    • B. 

      . noise        

    • C. 

      Channel 

    • D. 

      Sender

  • 9. 
    What are the special features of Computer-based presentations_____
    • A. 

      Custom navigation by linking between slides, to other media and to the Internet

    • B. 

      Can be made into hard copy printouts or transparencies

    • C. 

      Can be uploaded to the Web

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    This refers to the receptive channel of communication which is realized by the sense of hearing.
    • A. 

      Gustatory   

    • B. 

      Olfactory   

    • C. 

      Aural   

    • D. 

      Tactile

  • 11. 
    Kris encountered signal interruption while talking to Cassie on the phone. Does this mean that message passes through?
    • A. 

      Medium     

    • B. 

      Channel 

    • C. 

      Society 

    • D. 

      Path

  • 12. 
    Feb easily responded to the message sent by Rose on Facebook. The message in response to Rose’s message is called?
    • A. 

      Reply   

    • B. 

      Tweet    

    • C. 

      Hugback

    • D. 

      Feedback 

  • 13. 
    These are graphic representations of the proposed elements included in the communication process which shows the relationship between elements?
    • A. 

      Communication Models

    • B. 

      Communication Symbols

    • C. 

      Communication Types 

    • D. 

      Communication Charts

  • 14. 
    Mr. Alvarez adjusts his message according to his audience and the occasion to achieve a particular effect. In what model he based his speech?
    • A. 

      Shannon-Weaver’s  

    • B. 

      Osgood-Schramm’s

    • C. 

      Eugene White’s  

    • D. 

      D. Aristotle’s

  • 15. 
    What happens to the communication when the sender and the receiver apply different meanings to the same message?
    • A. 

      There will be no communication      

    • B. 

      The communication may succeed or fail

    • C. 

      There will be misunderstanding that leads to break-ups   

    • D. 

      The communication might not exist

  • 16. 
    A model of communication which is also called a “telephone model”.
    • A. 

      Osgood-Shcramm’s  

    • B. 

      Aristotle’s  

    • C. 

      Shannon-Weaver

    • D. 

      Eugene White’s

  • 17. 
    According to Eugene White, what is the most important concept of his model?
    • A. 

      The message delivered

    • B. 

      The sender 

    • C. 

      The feedback  

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    What communication model where there must be a common field of experience between the sender and the receiver so they would understand each other?
    • A. 

      Shannon-Weaver’s 

    • B. 

      Osgood-Schramm’s 

    • C. 

      Eugene White’s 

    • D. 

      Aristotle’s

  • 19. 
    This type of public speaking is done to highlight important and voluminous information that cannot be solely delivered by memory. This is also done if the speaker is not around and has only been represented by another person.
    • A. 

      On-the-spot speech   

    • B. 

      Read speech    

    • C. 

      Oration         

    • D. 

      Extemporaneous speech

  • 20. 
    This type of public speaking requires the two opposite sides to solve a problem through arguments and arrive at a consensus.
    • A. 

      Extemporaneous   

    • B. 

      Debate    

    • C. 

      Oration   

    • D. 

      Impromptu speaking

  • 21. 
    The speaker relies only on his or her memory to deliver his/her speech.
    • A. 

      Extemporaneous

    • B. 

      Memorized speech

    • C. 

      Oration

    • D. 

      Impromptu speaking

  • 22. 
    Which of the following does not belong to the group?
    • A. 

      Memorized speech  

    • B. 

      Read speech 

    • C. 

      Smart talking  

    • D. 

      Extemporaneous

  • 23. 
    The communication on which the communicator wants his/her receivers to pay attention and understand, but not to change their behavior.
    • A. 

      Informative Communication 

    • B. 

      Persuasive Communication

    • C. 

      Argumentative communication

    • D. 

      Internal

  • 24. 
    The author of Rhetoric who discussed the three primary forms of proof.
    • A. 

      Protagoras

    • B. 

      Corax    

    • C. 

      Tisias  

    • D. 

      Aristotle

  • 25. 
    Be creative means…
    • A. 

      Overdoing your design 

    • B. 

      Using different transition and animations per slide   

    • C. 

      Use fancy fonts  

    • D. 

      None of the above

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