Non-verbal Communication Exam: Quiz!

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Non-verbal Communication Exam: Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A person's body is less likely to lie than his/her words.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Maximum socio-frugality refers to face-to-face interaction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In class, we suggested that the ideal shape for a living room was a rectangle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    To Mehrabian, the tone is more important than gestures when ascertaining the meaning of a spoken message.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    According to Harry Frankfurt, bullshit and lying are essentially the same things.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Two key terms in a key architectural principle mentioned in the class were "shelter" and "usefulness".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Paralanguage also includes silence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    To Birdwhistell, there are no universal body language symbols.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    To Morton and Trehub, adults rely more on verbal than non-verbal messages, whereas children rely more on non-verbal than verbal
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    According to the readings, women display more negative emotions than men.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Activating events are related to emotional freeze points.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    In the recent chapter on proxemics, the two studies cited were related to what animals?
    • A. 

      Deer and monkeys

    • B. 

      Rats and birds

    • C. 

      Rats and people

    • D. 

      Rats and deer

  • 13. 
    Finish the phrase: Non-verbal communication can be defined as "an elaborate code that is written nowhere, known to none...
    • A. 

      And nevertheless universal."

    • B. 

      And understood by all."

    • C. 

      And created unconsciously."

    • D. 

      And universally reliable."

  • 14. 
    In all types of communication, there are two major components. We decode and we [Blank].
    • A. 

      Pre-code.

    • B. 

      Code.

    • C. 

      Assimilate.

    • D. 

      Encode.

  • 15. 
    According to Ray Birdwhistell, the human face can convey up to [Blank] expressions.
    • A. 

      10,000

    • B. 

      20,000

    • C. 

      250,000

    • D. 

      100,000

  • 16. 
    The "copulatory gaze" involves...
    • A. 

      Gazing for more than 10 seconds.

    • B. 

      Gazing for a solid two to three seconds.

    • C. 

      Gazing and then looking away and then looking back.

    • D. 

      Gazing while raising ones eyebrows up and down.

  • 17. 
    The seven basic emotions displayed by the face were categorized by...
    • A. 

      Calhoun

    • B. 

      Knapp

    • C. 

      Ekman

    • D. 

      Birdwhistell

  • 18. 
    According to LeCorbusier, "The home is a(n) [Blank] for living in.
    • A. 

      Machine

    • B. 

      Box

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Environment

  • 19. 
    Artifacts are...
    • A. 

      Remnants of childhood behaviours.

    • B. 

      Anything added to the body.

    • C. 

      Non-verbals passed on by our ancestors.

    • D. 

      Culturally determined clothing trends.

  • 20. 
    Allokines were discussed in relation to the...
    • A. 

      Hands

    • B. 

      Face

    • C. 

      Shoulders

    • D. 

      Eyes

  • 21. 
    The muscle that stretches the lips when smiling is...
    • A. 

      Orbicularis oculi

    • B. 

      Zygomatic major

    • C. 

      Zygomatic minor

    • D. 

      Embouchularis major

  • 22. 
    "Self-synchrony" refers to how one...
    • A. 

      Regulates one's non-verbal actions.

    • B. 

      Matches one's gestures to one's words.

    • C. 

      Matches one's gestures to those of another.

    • D. 

      Tries to use an array of non-verbal behaviours.

  • 23. 
    "Interactional synchrony" occurs where...
    • A. 

      ...one matches ones movements to those of another.

    • B. 

      ...one matches one's words to one's behaviours.

    • C. 

      ...a child mimics the actions of one's parents.

    • D. 

      ...one learns the lyrics of all Police songs.

  • 24. 
    An example of an "emblem" is...
    • A. 

      Middle finger

    • B. 

      A stammer/stutter

    • C. 

      A pause

    • D. 

      Pacing

  • 25. 
    An example of an "adaptor" is...
    • A. 

      A nervous tick.

    • B. 

      An action that coincides with a word.

    • C. 

      An evolutionary term.

    • D. 

      A mirroring technique.

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