exam communication

  1. Answers
    1. This statement neglects clarification of the behavior in an open-ended way.
    1. There is nothing missing from this perception-checking statement.
    1. This statement doesn’t describe behavior. 
    1. This statement neglects clarification of the behavior in an open-ended way.
    1. This statement doesn’t describe behavior.

4. While part of a multicultural work group, Fatima, who is Arab, feels teammate Jarrod, who is American, is too blunt when expressing his opinion. Jarrod, for his part, feels Fatima is evasive and unassertive. These people are encountering value differences primarily associated with ______.       

  1. Uncertainty avoidance
  2. High versus low context  
  3. Achievement versus nurturing
  4. High versus low power distance

5.  Which stage of perception is involved when you wonder if the Olive Garden waiter who tells you how much he enjoyed chatting with you is being sincere or hoping for a better tip?

  1. organization
  2.  selection
  3. negotiation   
  4. interpretation

6.    Which of the following assertions is supported by research on development of the self-concept?    

  1. we have no control over our reference groups
  2. Self-concept present from birth
  3. While some features of self are immediately apparent, the significant we attach to them depend greatly on opinions of others
  4. Children recognize “self” as distinct from surrounding at about age 12 to 16 months.

7. The idea that it is often necessary to negotiate a shared meaning for satisfying communication to occur relates to which characteristic of the transactional communication model?

  1. Meaning exists in and among people.
  2. Communication is dyadic
  3. Channels make a difference
  4. Communication is irreversible

8. In discussion after the first day of class, Jesse and Kareem both clearly recalled that their new physics professor had said, “Taking this class in a seven-week summer course will be a challenge,” but they disagreed about what their professor meant by this statement. This is due to differences in………..

  1. Perceptions
  2. Second-order realities
  3. Cultures
  4. First-order realities

9. Which of the following statements is true about impression management in social media?

  1. The synchronicity of most digital correspondence allows a sender to say difficult things without forcing the receivers to respond immediately.
  2. What mediated messages lack compared to other channels can actually be an advantage for communicators who want to manage the impressions they make.
  3. Social media is not as effective for impression management as face-to face communication.
  4. Impression management is less perrasive in mediated communication.

10. A marriage proposal broadcast on a large screen in a sports stadium is an example of what kind of communication?

  1.  Interpersonal communication
  2. Asynchronous communication
  3. Mass communication
  4. Mass Personal communication

11. “I am sorry”  can mean different things to native Japanese and English speakers due to differences in——

  1. Verbal codes
  2. power distance
  3. uncertainty avoidance
  4. intersectionality

12. Which of the following statements is true about impression management?

  1.  In each impression-management situation only one response can be sincere and honest.
  2.  Impression management involves deciding which face to reveal.
  3.  Impression management is always a deliberate behavior.
  4.  Even babies are strategic communicators engaged in impression management.

13. The effect of an emailed love letter differs from that of a handwritten one because they differ.

  1. Multimodality
  2. Contexts
  3. Environments
  4. Channels

14. communicators are more likely to regard candid approaches such as perception checking as potentially embarrassing .

  1. Low context
  2.  Low power distance
  3.  High power distance
  4. High context

15. Which theoretical model describes relationships in terms of breadth and depth of self – disclosure?

  1. The Johari Window
  2. Reflected appraisal
  3. Self -fulfilling prophecy
  4. Social penetration

16. Code -switchers

  1.  embrace a form of bilingual ability
  2. posture to impress others r
  3. eject their personal heritage
  4.  ignore cultural diversity

17. Compared to everyone else in her physics class , Julia thinks she is smart . This is an example of how ……….. can define our ——-

  1.  reference groups / self – concept
  2. concept self – esteem/social comparison
  3.  facework /self -esteem
  4. reflected appraisal isal / (refere) groups

18. A form of organization used to identify causes and effects in a series of interactions is called  

  1. grammar
  2. syntax
  3. predication
  4. punctuation

19. You need to share some sensitive and confidential information with a coworker whose reaction you are eager to assess . Which medium is best for transmitting this information ?

  1. Handwritten message
  2. Telephone
  3. Texting
  4. Face – to -face

20.  Blind review ,” in which an author submits a manuscript without identifying information that might influence the evaluator’s appraisal , is an effort to combat which of the following common tendencies in perception?

  1. Being influenced by our expectations
  2.  Being influenced by the obvious
  3.  Making snap judgments
  4. Assuming others are like us

21. The fourth level of self-disclosure in the social penetration model- and usually the most revealing one-involves the expression of ……….

  1. facts
  2. clichés
  3. opinions
  4. feelings.

22. When Brian Benjamin he wouldn’t mind taking his shift on Saturday Benjamin, who had already made plans for the weekend, lies and says, “Sure, no problem.” What is Benjamin’s most likely reason for this misdemeanor lie…..

  1. Save face for self
  2. Protect resources
  3. Avoid conflict
  4. Save Face for others

23. When Natalia attributed her failing a history exam to poorly written test questions, her judgment was affected by……..

  1.  the halo effects
  2. expectancy violation the
  3. horns effect
  4. self-serving bias