GST 101: Use Of English And Communication Skills! Trivia Quiz

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GST 101: Use Of English And Communication Skills! Trivia Quiz

For effective communication to take place, one needs to ensure that the message is clear and presented in a way that the receiver understands. One can either use the verbal, nonverbal, or visual ways of communicating. Understanding how to use these three forms is an essential life skill. If you take up this GST 101: use of English and communication skills trivia quiz, you will stand a chance to understand how to communicate effectively.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A person capable of listening to anything said and possibly in what demand he hears is a -------------------------
    • A. 

      Hearer

    • B. 

      Listener

    • C. 

      Speaker

    • D. 

      Reader

  • 2. 
    The deaf listen via -----------------
    • A. 

      Microphone

    • B. 

      Tape -recorder

    • C. 

      Audio tapes

    • D. 

      Sign language

  • 3. 
    Two major parts of listening activities includes --------------------
    • A. 

      Civil service listening

    • B. 

      Listening for specific purpose and for general or social settings listening

    • C. 

      Listening to examinations and listening to lectures

    • D. 

      Listening for noise and listening for specific purpose

  • 4. 
    Which of  these is not a purpose of listening to gather information --------------
    • A. 

      Gathering points at a public lecture

    • B. 

      Evaluating what people are saying critically

    • C. 

      Having a cold bath

    • D. 

      Telephone conversation

  • 5. 
    Active listening ability one should include -----------------------
    • A. 

      A functioning eye

    • B. 

      Money

    • C. 

      Alexia

    • D. 

      Concentration

  • 6. 
    When you listen to gather information, for directions, you are listening for -----------------
    • A. 

      Academic purpose

    • B. 

      General purpose

    • C. 

      Specific purpose

    • D. 

      Social purpose

  • 7. 
    One of these is not a barrier to effective listening --------------
    • A. 

      A functioning ear

    • B. 

      Noise

    • C. 

      Lack of interest in the topic

    • D. 

      Interruption

  • 8. 
    Listening is disabled when one  ---------------
    • A. 

      Notes important sign post

    • B. 

      Encounters noise

    • C. 

      Thinks

    • D. 

      Anticipates

  • 9. 
    A good listener must participate ---------------- in the communication process
  • 10. 
    One cannot be said to have listened when one does not  ------------------
  • 11. 
    The type of listening skills that can enable you to master the speaker is saying is ---------------
    • A. 

      Class listening

    • B. 

      Listening for specific information

    • C. 

      Listening for interpretation and critical evaluation

    • D. 

      General listening

  • 12. 
    Comprehension basically means ---------------
  • 13. 
    All but one of these affects comprehension -----------------
    • A. 

      Unfamiliarity with the topic

    • B. 

      Rate of breathing

    • C. 

      Inability to think deeply

    • D. 

      Lack of interest

  • 14. 
    In listening comprehension, the most important thing a listener should determine is the ----------------
    • A. 

      Learning of everything mentioned

    • B. 

      Main idea of the speech event

    • C. 

      Supporting detail of lectures

    • D. 

      Study of one's notes

  • 15. 
    The sentence 'Kogi State is not ready for a change in government' is an example of --------------
    • A. 

      Fact

    • B. 

      Fable

    • C. 

      Fallacy

    • D. 

      Opinion

  • 16. 
    Which of the following may not help the listener who is trying to take notes from a lecture ----------
    • A. 

      Use of abbreviations

    • B. 

      Putting down summary of main points

    • C. 

      Understanding what a speaker says

    • D. 

      Use of passages

  • 17. 
    Vital information that reveal truth or reality are called ----------------
    • A. 

      Fiction

    • B. 

      Facts

    • C. 

      Fallacies

    • D. 

      Assumptions

  • 18. 
    Vital information that reveal truth or reality are called  -----------------
  • 19. 
    The art of receiving information from stored information in the multi-media system is called ----------------
    • A. 

      Retrieval

    • B. 

      Adaptation

    • C. 

      Storage

    • D. 

      Reception

  • 20. 
    The art of receiving information from stored information in the multi -media system is called --------------
    • A. 

      Retrieval

    • B. 

      Adaptation

    • C. 

      Storage

    • D. 

      Reception

  • 21. 
    During study time, the activity of jotting down notes from textbooks or study text is called ----------------
    • A. 

      Note - writing

    • B. 

      Note- making

    • C. 

      Note - forming

    • D. 

      Drafting

  • 22. 
    All but one of these affects comprehension -----------------
    • A. 

      Unfamiliarity with the topic

    • B. 

      Rate of breathing

    • C. 

      Inability to think deeply

    • D. 

      Lack of interest

  • 23. 
    The experiences portrayed in narratives texts often help us understand the ----------- of the novel
    • A. 

      Theme

    • B. 

      Plot

    • C. 

      Structural development

    • D. 

      Narrative technique

  • 24. 
    In most cases narratives are ----------- in terms of style
    • A. 

      Formal

    • B. 

      Semi formal

    • C. 

      Informal

    • D. 

      Superimposed

  • 25. 
    The most intense or exciting part of a story is the ----------------
    • A. 

      Beginning

    • B. 

      Suspense

    • C. 

      Climax

    • D. 

      Plot