Introduction To Communications- Module 2 Quiz

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Communication is the process through which a sender encodes a message and sends it to a receiver through a communication channel. The quiz below tests on the basics when it comes to communication. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does Symbolic Interaction Studies examine? 

    • A.

      How people both consciously and unconsciously pick and choose what identities they use in daily life

    • B.

      The way that cultural myths inform individual communicator's actions

    • C.

      Symbols from different cultures & different communication contexts interact

    • D.

      Communication through multiple types of media platforms

    Correct Answer
    C. Symbols from different cultures & different communication contexts interact
    Explanation
    Symbolic Interaction Studies examine the interaction between symbols from different cultures and different communication contexts. This field of study focuses on how these symbols interact and influence communication processes. It explores how individuals interpret and assign meaning to these symbols, and how they use them to communicate and create shared understandings. By studying these interactions, researchers gain insights into how culture and context shape communication practices and social interactions.

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  • 2. 

    What are the three different paradigms?

    • A.

      Behavioral, Pathological, Emotional

    • B.

      Interpretative, Behavioral, Critical

    • C.

      Predict and control, Critical, Logical

    • D.

      Scientific, Interpretative, Behavioral

    Correct Answer
    B. Interpretative, Behavioral, Critical
    Explanation
    The three different paradigms mentioned in the answer are interpretative, behavioral, and critical. These paradigms represent different approaches or perspectives in understanding and studying various phenomena. The interpretative paradigm focuses on understanding the subjective meanings and interpretations individuals give to their experiences. The behavioral paradigm emphasizes observable behaviors and the influence of external factors on behavior. The critical paradigm examines power structures, social inequalities, and the impact of dominant ideologies on individuals and society. These three paradigms offer distinct frameworks for analyzing and explaining phenomena in different fields of study.

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  • 3. 

    What are the main types of analysis mentioned in module 2? (check all that apply)

    • A.

      Communication Analysis

    • B.

      Conversation Analysis

    • C.

      Attribution Analysis

    • D.

      Rhetorical Analysis

    • E.

      Narrative Analysis

    • F.

      Symbolic Interaction

    • G.

      Logical Analysis

    • H.

      Performance Analysis

    • I.

      Audience Analysis

    • J.

      Media Studies

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Conversation Analysis
    C. Attribution Analysis
    E. Narrative Analysis
    F. Symbolic Interaction
    H. Performance Analysis
    I. Audience Analysis
    J. Media Studies
    Explanation
    The main types of analysis mentioned in module 2 are Conversation Analysis, Attribution Analysis, Narrative Analysis, Symbolic Interaction, Performance Analysis, Audience Analysis, and Media Studies. These types of analysis involve examining different aspects of communication, including the structure and dynamics of conversations, the attribution of meaning to communication, the analysis of narratives and storytelling, the interpretation of symbols and interactions, the analysis of performances and presentations, the understanding of audience characteristics and preferences, and the study of media and its effects.

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  • 4. 

    Behavioral Analysis focuses on ______ and _______

    Correct Answer(s)
    Cause
    effect
    Explanation
    Behavioral Analysis focuses on understanding the cause and effect relationships in human behavior. It examines the factors that lead to certain behaviors and the consequences that result from those behaviors. By studying these cause and effect relationships, behavioral analysts can gain insights into why people behave the way they do and how their behavior can be influenced or changed. This approach is commonly used in fields such as psychology, criminology, and organizational behavior to study and predict human behavior.

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  • 5. 

    Interpretative focuses on the text of a message

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Interpretative focuses on the text of a message. This means that it involves analyzing and understanding the meaning and intent behind the words used in a message. It emphasizes the importance of context, tone, and language choices in order to fully comprehend the message being conveyed. By focusing on the text, one can gain a deeper understanding of the message and its intended meaning.

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  • 6. 

    Critical Studies refers to a hypothesis that has been or is being tested

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Critical Studies does not refer to a hypothesis that has been or is being tested. Instead, it is a field of study that analyzes and evaluates various aspects of culture, society, and media. It involves critical thinking, research, and interpretation of texts and artifacts.

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