Communication Skills Exam Quiz: Trivia

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Communication Skills Exam Quiz: Trivia

Do you think you have adequate communication skills? This quiz will determine how well you communicate with others. Developing communication skills can help us avoid unnecessary conflict or strife. It can teach you to compromise and assist in better decision making. Having good interaction skills is essential in a world where there are so many different types of interaction from which to choose. See if you possess good communication skills and try taking this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these are the external sounds present in the channels of communication?
    • A. 

      Noise

    • B. 

      Semantic problems

    • C. 

      Cultural barriers

    • D. 

       Over communication

  • 2. 
    ____________is the first enemy of communication.
    • A. 

      Noise

    • B. 

      Clarity

    • C. 

      Politness

    • D. 

      Completeness

  • 3. 
    Which of these is not a commandment of effective communication?
    • A. 

      Clarity in language

    • B. 

      Listen poorly

    • C. 

      Home communication skills

    • D. 

      Adequate medium

  • 4. 
    Message is any signal that triggers the response of a 
    • A. 

      Receiver

    • B. 

      Driver

    • C. 

      Sender

    • D. 

      Cleaner

  • 5. 
    Communication is a part of_________ skills.
    • A. 

      Soft

    • B. 

      Hard

    • C. 

      Rough

    • D. 

      Short

  • 6. 
    When a sender manipulates information so that it will be seen more favorably by the receiver in communication, it is called
    • A. 

      Selective Perception

    • B. 

      Linguistic Trap

    • C. 

      Filtering

    • D. 

      Emotional Appeal

  • 7. 
    Which communication component is not a paid form of communication?
    • A. 

      Advertising

    • B. 

      Sales promotion

    • C. 

      Personal selling

    • D. 

      Publicity

  • 8. 
    The study of gestures and body postures for their impact on communication is known as:
    • A. 

      Kinesics

    • B. 

      Proximics

    • C. 

      Semantic

    • D. 

      Informal channels

  • 9. 
    When was ASCI established?
    • A. 

      1985

    • B. 

      1932

    • C. 

      1967

    • D. 

      1975

  • 10. 
    Creating an image of the product in the minds of the target group is called
    • A. 

      Marketing

    • B. 

      Positioning

    • C. 

      Branding 

    • D. 

      Popularising

  • 11. 
    Direct mail advertising sends messages through
    • A. 

      Audio

    • B. 

      Video

    • C. 

      Mail 

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 12. 
    What is not a Broadcast Advertising?
    • A. 

      Newspaper and magazines

    • B. 

      Television

    • C. 

      Radio

    • D. 

      Internet

  • 13. 
    Which appeal uses laughter and playfulness in its ads?
    • A. 

      Emotional Appeal

    • B. 

      Scarcity Appeal

    • C. 

      Humor Appeal

    • D. 

      Rational Appeal

  • 14. 
    Why do we advertise?
    • A. 

      Pursuade

    • B. 

      Inform

    • C. 

      Entertain

    • D. 

      Educate

  • 15. 
    How much of UK Google revenues come from advertising?
    • A. 

      80%

    • B. 

      90%

    • C. 

      70%

    • D. 

      60%

  • 16. 
    Diffusion of routine information takes place through
    • A. 

      Downward Communication

    • B. 

      Upward Communication

    • C. 

      Horizontal Communication

    • D. 

      External Communication

  • 17. 
    Who coined the term “fourth estate”?
    • A. 

      Charles Marrian 

    • B. 

      James Bryce 

    • C. 

      Edmund Burke 

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 18. 
    Hard news is:
    • A. 

      Cultural news 

    • B. 

      Background information

    • C. 

      Daily public news 

    • D. 

      Box item story

  • 19. 
    Which one of the following is most perishable?
    • A. 

      A book 

    • B. 

      A newspaper

    • C. 

      A magazine 

    • D. 

      All the above are equally perishable

  • 20. 
    A publication started by Mahatma Gandhi:
    • A. 

      The Harijan 

    • B. 

      Bombay Samachar 

    • C. 

      Indian Mail 

    • D. 

      The Times of India

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