Sdv 100-dl03 - Communicating Quiz

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Hello Class, Welcome to Communicating Quiz! Questions 1-20 are worth 4 points each; Question 21 is worth 20 points. You have 120 minutes to complete the quiz. Thank you for your participation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Type your answer of no less than 150 words in response to the following question. How can communicators construct supportive relationships?  Name and explain at least three (3) ways.
  • 2. 
    Communicators should focus on language because
    • A. 

      Words are powerful tools.

    • B. 

      They exert influence.

    • C. 

      They enhance relationships.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    ________________ is a system of symbols (words and vocabulary) structured by grammar and syntax common to a community of people.
  • 4. 
    ____________ dictate and limit the nature of our reality.
  • 5. 
    The meaning of a word is how a person ________ or makes sense of a symbol.
  • 6. 
    Sometimes the speaker's and the receiver's meanings do not correspond.  This is known as
    • A. 

      Connotative.

    • B. 

      Denotative.

    • C. 

      Bypassing.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    The denotative level of language is expressed as feelings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    _______________ words are those that use the five senses to convey meanings.
  • 9. 
    The meaning of words can change from culture to culture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Content or substantive material is created at the ___________ level of language.
  • 11. 
    Abstract messages are more difficult to understand or agree upon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Culture extends from generation to generation and consists of
    • A. 

      Rules.

    • B. 

      Norms and values.

    • C. 

      Symbols and meanings.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Words and meanings are closely connected by context.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Words that reflect bias toward other cultures
    • A. 

      Can create communication barriers.

    • B. 

      Help the listener understand the message.

    • C. 

      Is used as politically correct.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Biased language may include untrue generalizations that deny individual differences or variations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Speakers and listeners will improve communication success if they keep abreast of linguistic changes that reveal ethnic preferences.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    When communicators use he/she, he or she, or s/he, they are effectively
    • A. 

      Using unbiased language

    • B. 

      Avoiding homophobic language

    • C. 

      Revealing favor of one gender against the other

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    One function of appropriate language choices is to communicate respect.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Drawing attention to a person's physical, mental, or learning disability is
    • A. 

      A good choice for creating communication barriers.

    • B. 

      Biased language.

    • C. 

      Unbiased language.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Communicators should avoid references to socioeconomic differences.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Words that arouse certain emotions are called ____________ words.
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