Speech Test Quiz Questions! Trivia

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Speech Test Quiz Questions! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Personal appearance is a nonverbal message that communicates the sender's _______.
    • A. 

      Attitude

    • B. 

      Self-regard

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    A contradictory nonverbal message is seen in _________.
    • A. 

      An angry tone with the words "You're late!"

    • B. 

      A pleasant tone with the words "You're late!"

    • C. 

      A scowl with the words "You're late!"

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Nonverbal functions can include...
    • A. 

      Completion and emphasis of a verbal message

    • B. 

      Emphasis and contradiction of a verbal message

    • C. 

      Replacement and emphasis of a verbal message

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      Only b and c.

  • 4. 
    Posture and movement can communicate a nonverbal message about ______. 
    • A. 

      Confidence

    • B. 

      Self-control

    • C. 

      Trustworthiness

  • 5. 
    Group identification is often reflected in the nonverbal element of ______.
  • 6. 
    Body language can be a/an ________ message.
    • A. 

      Conscious

    • B. 

      Unconscious

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Professional associates are comfortable communicating in _______.
    • A. 

      Intimate space

    • B. 

      Personal space

    • C. 

      Public space

    • D. 

      Social space

  • 8. 
    Body language, an aspect of nonverbal communication, includes _____. 
    • A. 

      Facial expression

    • B. 

      Eye contact

    • C. 

      Gestures

    • D. 

      Posture

    • E. 

      Movement

  • 9. 
    Paralanguage is defined as nonverbal communication using ______.
    • A. 

      Body language

    • B. 

      Facial expression

    • C. 

      Gestures

    • D. 

      Voice

  • 10. 
    Nonverbal communication consists of ______.
    • A. 

      Body language, facial expression, and words.

    • B. 

      Facial expression, eye contact, and body language.

    • C. 

      Eye contact, words, and body language.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      Both a and c

  • 11. 
    Purposely using a facial expression that disguises true feelings is called ________.
    • A. 

      Masking

    • B. 

      Paralanguage

    • C. 

      Unconscious body language

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Effective communicators ________.
    • A. 

      Ignore nonverbal messages except in formal situations

    • B. 

      Pay close attention to nonverbal messages

    • C. 

      Pay close attention and check for accurate understanding

    • D. 

      Pay more attention to verbal than nonverbal messages

  • 13. 
    Gestures can ________ the verbal message.
    • A. 

      Emphasize but never replace

    • B. 

      Emphasize or replace

    • C. 

      Emphasize or contradict

    • D. 

      Emphasize, replace, or disrupt

  • 14. 
    Gestures include movement with _________.
    • A. 

      Arms, hands, face

    • B. 

      Arms, hands, fingers

    • C. 

      Arms, legs, feet

    • D. 

      Arms, legs, head

  • 15. 
    A complementary nonverbal message is seen in _____.
    • A. 

      A wave of the hand instead of a spoken good-bye

    • B. 

      A wave of the hand with a spoken good-bye

    • C. 

      No wave of the hand with a spoken good-bye

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above