The Communications Fields Quiz

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The Communications Fields Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Anachronists literally _____ and __________ their historical narratives by picking and choosing the parts of history they like and ignoring everything else
  • 2. 
    Critical theorists tend to critique such categories as race, age, gender, and sexual orientation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What we study in the Critical Paradigm is primarily the: 
    • A. 

      Genealogy of Knowledge

    • B. 

      Rhetorical Construction of Reality

    • C. 

      Symbolic Convergence Theory

    • D. 

      Behavioral Theory

  • 4. 
    The Mathematical Model of Communication is sometimes referred as the: 
    • A. 

      Transmission Model

    • B. 

      Communication Accommodation Theory

    • C. 

      Information Theory

    • D. 

      Uncertainty Reduction Theory

  • 5. 
    Uncertainty Reduction Theory was designed to look at how communication patterns change as two individuals initiate conversation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The three elements of symbols or signs that are studied in semiotics are: sign, signified or _____ and _________ or interpetant
  • 7. 
    Behavioral studies draw from the following philosophical approaches: 
    • A. 

      Positivism

    • B. 

      Cultural anthropolog

    • C. 

      Philosophy of Science

    • D. 

      Emperical Theory

    • E. 

      Narrative Paradigm

  • 8. 
    Describe Narrative Theory: 
  • 9. 
    Check all that apply to Burke's Dramatic Pentad:
    • A. 

      Purpose

    • B. 

      Narrator

    • C. 

      Act

    • D. 

      Researcher

    • E. 

      Scene

  • 10. 
    ______   _______ Theory looks at the way that mass media construct narratives and goals for audiences, particularly in terms of political understandings
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