Body Language And Non-verbal Cues Quiz

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Body Language And Non-verbal Cues Quiz

How good are you at understanding someone's body language? What are verbal and non-verbal cues? Check out our online quiz and answer various questions to test your knowledge and learn more as you play.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Imagine that you walk into a room for an interview, shake the interviewer’s hand, sit down, and proceed with the interview. When do you make your first impression?
    • A. 

      Between the door and when you’ve taken your seat.

    • B. 

      After they’ve asked you three questions.

  • 2. 
    Which man is this woman interested in?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

  • 3. 
    When we encounter someone, what is the part of the body that we notice first?
    • A. 

      Face

    • B. 

      Hands

    • C. 

      Eyes

    • D. 

      Clothe

  • 4. 
     If someone’s verbal message is out of alignment with their nonverbal message (body language and voice tone) science has shown that we believe their nonverbal message. How much weight do we give someone’s nonverbal signals?
    • A. 

      Nonverbal signals are twice as powerful as words.

    • B. 

      Nonverbal signals are six times more powerful as words.

    • C. 

       Nonverbal signals are twelve times more powerful as words.

  • 5. 
    Can the way we stand and move our body before a test affect our performance on the test?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    If someone leans toward you when they say something
    • A. 

      They like the smell of your cologne or perfume.

    • B. 

      They are emphasizing a point.

    • C. 

      They forgot their glasses and are trying to see you better.

  • 7. 
     Which of the following statements about body language is TRUE?
    • A. 

      Body language can be conscious or unconscious.

    • B. 

      Body language includes only conscious gestures

    • C. 

      Body language includes only unconscious gestures.

  • 8. 
    Emotional information that we unintentionally express through our nonverbal communication which can be helpful in detecting deception.
    • A. 

      Emotion exposures

    • B. 

      Emotional emanations

    • C. 

      Emotional leakage

    • D. 

      Escaped emotions

  • 9. 
    The facial expression of this emotion often includes the eyebrows being pulled down and together and the lips being pressed tightly together.
    • A. 

      Anger

    • B. 

      Sadness

    • C. 

      Happiness

    • D. 

      Fear

  • 10. 
    The following are valid conclusions, based on research, about gestures and cultures:
    • A. 

      identical gestures always produce identical meaning in different cultures because gestures are natural displays of feelings  

    • B. 

      Illustrators usually come naturally to individuals their cultures

    • C. 

      There are no gestures that mean the same thing to members of different cultures

  • 11. 
    To communicate competently with nonverbal communication
    • A. 

      observe multiple nonverbal cues before drawing any conclusions about a person's communication

    • B. 

      Try to match nonverbal and verbal communication to avoid mixed messages

    • C. 

      Monitor your own nonverbal communication

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    What is non-verbal communication
    • A. 

      Communicating with someone by using gestures

    • B. 

      Getting messages across with facial expressions

    • C. 

      Using your body language to convey something to someone else

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Which of these is NOT an example of a verbal communication skill
    • A. 

      Language used

    • B. 

      Eye contact

    • C. 

      Volume of speech

    • D. 

      The speed of our speech

  • 14. 
    Which of the following qualifies as a gesture?
    • A. 

      Wave

    • B. 

      'Hi there!'

    • C. 

      A sad expression

    • D. 

      'Goodbye'

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