Effective Speaking Chapter 18 - Lhs

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Effective Speaking Chapter 18 - Lhs

Speaking in small groups


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to communication scholars, the maximum number of members in a small group falls in the _____ range.
    • A. 

      5-6

    • B. 

      6-7

    • C. 

      7 -12

    • D. 

      12–20

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a small group?
    • A. 

      Members feel a sense of belongingness

    • B. 

      Members have to ability to influence each other

    • C. 

      Members always meet face-to-face

    • D. 

      Members unite for a common purpose

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is an example of a social group?
    • A. 

      A group of friends at church who quilt every Wednesday

    • B. 

      A study group at school

    • C. 

      A hiring committee at work

    • D. 

      a student group planning homecoming activities

  • 4. 
    The phase in group development when the group creates its group identity, seeks guidance and direction from the leader, and determines membership in roles is called
    • A. 

      Forming.

    • B. 

      Norming

    • C. 

      Storming.

    • D. 

      Performing.

  • 5. 
    A group brought together to determine how and what they think about an idea, product, issue, thing, or person is called a(n) _____ group.
    • A. 

      Advisory

    • B. 

      Decision-making

    • C. 

      Quality assurance

    • D. 

      Focus

  • 6. 
    Tanya wasn’t chosen as the leader, yet all her group members began looking to her for answers because she is the senior-most member of the committee. Tanya is an example of a(n) _____ leader.
    • A. 

      Emergent

    • B. 

      Implied

    • C. 

      Laissez-faire

    • D. 

      Designated

  • 7. 
    Aaron was elected leader of his group at the first meeting.  He is an example of a(n)_____ leader.
    • A. 

      Emergent

    • B. 

      implied

    • C. 

      Designated

    • D. 

      Democratic

  • 8. 
    Which type of leadership style is useful in emergency situations, when members are new to the workplace or situation or when time is short?
    • A. 

      Laissez-faire

    • B. 

      Democratic

    • C. 

      Authoritarian

    • D. 

      Assertive

  • 9. 
    _____ leaders allow group members complete freedom with the process necessary to reach the group goal but are still responsible for the group decision.
    • A. 

      Laissez-faire

    • B. 

      Emergent

    • C. 

      Democratic

    • D. 

      Implied

  • 10. 
    Elliott is a good critical thinker and is helpful in assessing the value of ideas and discussions. Elliott is playing the role of
    • A. 

      Gatekeeper.

    • B. 

      Clarifier

    • C. 

      Supporter.

    • D. 

      Evaluator.

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