Midterm Exam Kommunikasjon Quiz

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Midterm Exam Kommunikasjon Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does "ethos" mean?
    • A. 

      Logic and reassurance

    • B. 

      Emotion and logic

    • C. 

      Trust and authority

    • D. 

      Logic and trust

  • 2. 
    What does "logos" mean?
    • A. 

      Logic and trust

    • B. 

      Logic and reasoning

    • C. 

      Logic and emotion

    • D. 

      Logic and authority

  • 3. 
    What does "pathos" mean?
    • A. 

      Beliefs and logic

    • B. 

      Emotion and logic

    • C. 

      Beliefs and trust

    • D. 

      Beliefs and emotion

  • 4. 
    If you combine logos, pathos and ethos, you get....
    • A. 

      The three pillars of ressonance

    • B. 

      The three pillars of communication

    • C. 

      The three pillars of philosophy

    • D. 

      The three pillars of persuasion

  • 5. 
    Name an example of quantitive research.
    • A. 

      Experiments

    • B. 

      Text analysis

    • C. 

      Historical research

    • D. 

      Ethnography

  • 6. 
    Name an example of qualitative research.
    • A. 

      Experiments

    • B. 

      Surveys

    • C. 

      Text analysis

    • D. 

      Frequency

  • 7. 
    What does "triangulation" mean?
    • A. 

      Studying something in three ways

    • B. 

      Studying something in multiple ways

    • C. 

      Studying something two ways

    • D. 

      Studying something very thoroughly

  • 8. 
    What do we use "rhetorical criticism" for?
    • A. 

      Examining a text to see how it works communicatively

    • B. 

      Examining ourselves to see how we works communicatively

    • C. 

      Conducting research in communication

    • D. 

      Conducting research in rhetorics

  • 9. 
    What do we mean by "selective perception"?
    • A. 

      That some people see colors differently than others

    • B. 

      That we notice coldness before we notice heat

    • C. 

      That we pay attention to what matters to us

    • D. 

      That we hear quiet sounds easier than loud sounds

  • 10. 
    What do we mean by "perception"?
    • A. 

      The ability to perce something

    • B. 

      The way something is understood

    • C. 

      The way something is said

    • D. 

      The ability to see

  • 11. 
    What does "data organization" mean?
    • A. 

      That we organize our computer files

    • B. 

      That we can't always understand what we percieve

    • C. 

      That we don't always hear everything that is said

    • D. 

      That we organize the things we percieve in our minds

  • 12. 
    What is "schemata"?
    • A. 

      "Boxes" in our head that we store information in

    • B. 

      Charts that we can use to determine someone's facial expressions

    • C. 

      The act of researching vocal communication

    • D. 

      Another name for body language

  • 13. 
    What is another term for "schemata"?
    • A. 

      Cognitive boxes

    • B. 

      Information structures

    • C. 

      Cognitive information

    • D. 

      Cognitive structures

  • 14. 
    What are the four elements of "schemata"?
    • A. 

      Prototype, stereotype, cognitive scripts and personal information

    • B. 

      Prototype, stereotype, personal construct and script

    • C. 

      Stereotype, xenotype, personal construct and script

    • D. 

      Prototype, xenotype, personal construct and script

  • 15. 
    What does "script" mean?
    • A. 

      A representative of a category

    • B. 

      A generalization of a category

    • C. 

      A guide to action in particular situations

    • D. 

      A representative of our cognitive constructs

  • 16. 
    What is a "prototype"?
    • A. 

      A guide to social interactions

    • B. 

      The most representative example of a category

    • C. 

      The most generalized representative of a category

    • D. 

      A measurement of a category

  • 17. 
    What is "personal construct"?
    • A. 

      A mental yardstick we use to measure people and situations

    • B. 

      A generalized way to measure people and situations

    • C. 

      A way to measure our own social interactions

    • D. 

      A way to measure someone else's social skills

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is an example of a prototype?
    • A. 

      Blondes are usually stupid

    • B. 

      Women usually have breasts

    • C. 

      Men usually have long fingernails

    • D. 

      Muslims usually wear turbans

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is an example of a stereotype?
    • A. 

      Men have long hair

    • B. 

      Americans are fat

    • C. 

      Gingers have souls

    • D. 

      Blondes are smart

  • 20. 
    What is "interpretation"?
    • A. 

      Assigning subjective meaning to what we percieve

    • B. 

      An objective way to percieve the world around us

    • C. 

      An objective way to read other people's body language

    • D. 

      An objective way to understand our own facial expressions

  • 21. 
    What is "attribution"?
    • A. 

      Explaining someone's body language.

    • B. 

      Explaining why we have stereotypes

    • C. 

      Explaining why we organize our schemata

    • D. 

      Explaining why things happen and why people act like they do

  • 22. 
    What are the four dimensions of attributions?
    • A. 

      Locus, pathos, globality and external

    • B. 

      External, internal, global and locus

    • C. 

      Locus, stability, specificity and responsibility

    • D. 

      Stability, internal, external and specificity

  • 23. 
    What is "the self-serving bias"?
    • A. 

      That we think our own success is a result of us being good

    • B. 

      That we think someone else's success is a result of them being good

    • C. 

      That we think our own failure is our own fault

    • D. 

      That we think someone else's failure is our fault

  • 24. 
    Which statement is true for "the self-serving bias"?
    • A. 

      My friend got an A and I got a C, that must mean he studied more than me

    • B. 

      My friend got an A and I got a C, that must mean he's better than me

    • C. 

      My friend got an A and I got a C, that must mean my teacher hates me

    • D. 

      My friend got an A and I got a C, that must mean I should study more next time

  • 25. 
    What are the three features of language?
    • A. 

      Institutional, ordinary and abstract

    • B. 

      Arbitrary, ambiguous and abstract

    • C. 

      Ordinary, ambiguous and abstract

    • D. 

      Abstract, ordinary and institutional

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