Small Group Communication Quiz! Trivia

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Small Group Communication Quiz! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is a group of several people, but in small enough numbers that are assembled to communicate with all other members and solve a problem face-to-face.
    • A. 

      Team

    • B. 

      Panels

    • C. 

      Councils

    • D. 

      Small problem-solving group

  • 2. 
    A system is a set of elements that function:
    • A. 

      Independently

    • B. 

      Interdependently

    • C. 

      Randomly

    • D. 

      Individually

  • 3. 
    When a committee presents its report to the members of an organization, the report is the group's:
    • A. 

      Inputs.

    • B. 

      Throughput processes

    • C. 

      Life cycle

    • D. 

      Outputs.

  • 4. 
    The company in which a self-managed work team exists is part of the team's:
    • A. 

      Environment.

    • B. 

      Output.

    • C. 

      Inputs.

    • D. 

      Throughput processes

  • 5. 
    Information about the task and expertise that members bring to a group are part of the group's:
    • A. 

      Inputs.

    • B. 

      Throughput processes.

    • C. 

      Outputs.

    • D. 

      Life cycle.

  • 6. 
    The heart of a group's _______ is interaction.
    • A. 

      Life cycle

    • B. 

      Throughput processes

    • C. 

      Input

    • D. 

      Output

  • 7. 
    Examples of small group inputs include:
    • A. 

      Solutions and decisions.

    • B. 

      Group members' personal satisfaction.

    • C. 

      Group norms.

    • D. 

      Group member's abilities and skills.

  • 8. 
    ______ refers to the idea that there is usually more than one way to reach a goal or objective.
    • A. 

      Multiple paths

    • B. 

      Multiple cues

    • C. 

      Interdependence

    • D. 

      Feedback

  • 9. 
    Because of ______ in small groups, one member of the group cannot achieve the group's goal alone.
    • A. 

      Feedback

    • B. 

      Multiple cues

    • C. 

      Interdependence

    • D. 

      Multiple paths

  • 10. 
    _____ allows groups to monitor their progress towards their goal and make corrections if necessary.
    • A. 

      Interdependence

    • B. 

      Feedback

    • C. 

      Multiple paths

    • D. 

      Multiple cues

  • 11. 
    The stage in problem-solving that decide which one of the potentially desirable and workable ideas will be used and how it will be put into practice.
    • A. 

      2nd Stage

    • B. 

      1st Stage

    • C. 

      4th Stage

    • D. 

      3rd Stage

  • 12. 
    The stage in problem-solving that list as many ideas as possible that could be used in solving the problem.
    • A. 

      1st Stage

    • B. 

      3rd Stage

    • C. 

      2nd Stage

    • D. 

      4th Stage

  • 13. 
    The stage in problem-solving that involves stating and analyzing a creative problem question.
    • A. 

      4th Stage

    • B. 

      3rd Stage

    • C. 

      2nd Stage

    • D. 

      1st Stage

  • 14. 
    One of the critical tasks is to evolve a list of requirements that will allow you to tell the difference between a desirable and workable idea and one that is less satisfactory.
    • A. 

      1st Stage

    • B. 

      3rd Stage

    • C. 

      2nd Stage

    • D. 

      4th Stage

  • 15. 
    The actual task of preparing plans is given to technologically specialized people. But the selection of ideas and general plan of implementation is usually part of the problem-solving group.
    • A. 

      3rd Stage

    • B. 

      2nd Stage

    • C. 

      1st Stage

    • D. 

      4th Stage

  • 16. 
    Group cohesiveness is an example of intangible small group output.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Living organisms, such as humans and small groups, remain in a constant state.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Group member interaction is the mutual influence that occurs when members communicate with one another.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Small groups are primary components of complex organizations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Committees is one of the forms of Small group communication.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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