Interpersonal communication quiz

1. The rules that govern appropriate communication are (Points : 1)  determined by the context of the interaction.

  wait for the sender to finish speaking.

  always shake the hands of a stranger and introduce yourself.

  always maintain eye contact.

Question 2.
2. Which of the follow are listed as forms of nonverbal communication? (Points : 1)  Time and the way it is used (chronemics)

  Physical appearance and attractiveness

  Scents or odors (olfactics)

  All of the above

Question 3.
3. The 
__________ is the source of the interpersonal communication—the person who originates the communication encounter. (Points : 1)  loudest speaker

  sender

  receiver

  initiator

Question 4.
4. Your sense of self-worth and the level of satisfaction you have with yourself are referred to as (Points : 1)  self-esteem.

  self-love.

  self-righteous.

  self-image.

Question 5.
5. Self-concept can be changed through interpersonal communication. (Points : 1)  True 

  False 

Question 6.
6. Communication competence involves being both appropriate and effective in our communicative interactions with others. (Points : 1)  True 

  False 

Question 7.
7. Fill in the blank. According to Bevan and Sole, “________ communicate the history, traditions, and values of their culture through oral communication.” (Points : 1)  All societies

  Most societies

  Some societies

  Civilized societies

Question 8.
8. Maslow explains that the first reason we communicate is for (Points : 1)  building bonds with others.

  self-esteem.

  survival.

  self-actualization.

Question 9.
9. According to Bevan and Sole, which of the following is not one of the five primary characteristics ofcommunication? (Points : 1)  It is a process.

  It must result in shared meaning.

  Both verbal and nonverbal messages influence interactions.

  It occurs in a variety of contexts.

  It involves two or more people.

Question 10.
10. Researchers believe that ____________ is a complex mix of how we see ourselves, what others have told us about ourselves, and what society says we should be.

(Points : 1)

  communication

  family

  self-concept

  jargon

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