Speech Ch. 1 Review Quiz

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Speech Quizzes & Trivia

This specific quiz is designed particularly for Speech Chapter 1 review for the English speech class. This topic forms the beginning of the study of English speech and hence, very important. Test your knowledge below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An effective communicator is...
    • A. 

      A good listener.

    • B. 

      Organized

    • C. 

      Knowledgeable on the topic

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Messages are carried by symbols
    • A. 

      In a few communciation situations

    • B. 

      In written but not in spoken communication

    • C. 

      In all communication situations

    • D. 

      Only in face-to-face communication

  • 3. 
    Communication between two or more people is
    • A. 

      Intrapersonal

    • B. 

      Interpersonal

    • C. 

      Only verbal

    • D. 

      Only nonverbal

  • 4. 
    Communication is defined as a process of sharing information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Channels of communication are
    • A. 

      Sound waves and light waves

    • B. 

      The transmitters of messages

    • C. 

      Sound wave transmitters

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 6. 
    A formal communication setting includes conversation with family and friends.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    In conversation between two friends,
    • A. 

      The receiver never sends a message to the sender.

    • B. 

      The receiver sends only nonverbal feedback.

    • C. 

      The receiver sends only verbal feedback.

    • D. 

      The roles switch back and forth between them.

  • 8. 
    The nonverbal transmitter(s) in face-to-face communication is(are)
    • A. 

      Voice, face, and body

    • B. 

      Voice and face

    • C. 

      Face and body

    • D. 

      Voice and body

  • 9. 
    The three kinds of interference that obstruct clear communication are pychological, physical, and...
  • 10. 
    Direct feedback is easily possible in a television broadcast.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Communication is essential in
    • A. 

      Meeting social needs

    • B. 

      Making decisions

    • C. 

      Building relationships

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Only a and c

  • 12. 
    The first step in the communication process is finding a receiver.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The sender can find information about the reciever by considering the audience on cultural, sociological, and ___________ levels.
    • A. 

      Personal

    • B. 

      Individual

    • C. 

      Economic

    • D. 

      Nonverbal

  • 14. 
    Interpreting the symbols in a message is called ___________.
    • A. 

      Decoding

    • B. 

      Encoding

    • C. 

      Feedback

    • D. 

      Nonverbal communication