Communicating With Words MCQs

Communicating With Words MCQs

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1: Remarks that diminish a statement’s importance is called

A.   Disclaimers

B.   Acceptance

C.   Approval

D.   None of these

2: Gender-lects is Deborah Tannen’s term for language differences attributed to gender

A.   True

B.   False

3: A specialized vocabulary technical terms that is shared by a community of users_ of technical terms that is shared by a community of users

A.   Verb

B.   Jargon is a specialized___

C.   Vocabulary

D.   Adverb

E.   Noun

4: The use of prejudiced language is called Linguistic prejudice

A.   True

B.   False

5: The informal communication style that marks _____ communication

A.   Electronic

B.   Digital

C.   Current

D.   Online

6: The use of either/or language that causes us to perceive and speak about the world in extremes is called

A.   Depolarization

B.   Polarization

C.   Both a and b

D.   None of these

7: Words and phrases used to sell oneself as hip or cool is called

A.   Hit language

B.   Pop language

C.   Implode language

D.   All of these

8: Tentative phrases is called

A.   In Qualifiers

B.   Qualifiers

C.   Noncandidate

D.   All of these

9: Words that are discriminatory but not literally racist is racial code

A.   True

B.   False

10: Slang is _____ vocabulary that bonds its users together while excluding others

A.   Formal

B.   Informal

C.   Regular

D.   Conventional

11: That which represents something else is called

A.   Presentation

B.   Symbol

C.   Letter

D.   Application

12: Questions that are midway between outright statements and yes–no questions is called

A.   Tag questions

B.   Open questions

C.   Leading questions

D.   Closed questions

13: ______ is/are a unified set of symbols that allow collective meaning.

A.   Language

B.   Words

C.   Thoughts

D.   Ideas

14: Harley told her friend that her jeans were bad. By bad, Harley could mean many things such as “cool” or ill-fitting or unfashionable. This is explained by (the) ______.

A.   Richard’s Model of Meaning

B.   Ogden Richard’s Model

C.   Brianne Richard’s Model

D.   Richard’s Triangle

15: The ______ meaning of a word is generally free of bias and can be found in the dictionary.

A.   Denotative

B.   Connotative

C.   Objective

D.   Subjective

16: Jessica called Ben a “snake.” The meaning of snake as used by her is best described as ______ term.

A.   Denotative

B.   Objective

C.   Connotative

D.   Subjective

17: Brittany told her mom that she cut her finger. Her mom, expecting a large gash, rushed home to find that Brittany had what she would describe as more of a “nick.” This misunderstanding is best defined as ______.

A.   Miscommunication

B.   Denotation

C.   Connotation

D.   Bypassing

18: Apple and Starbucks are considered to be lifestyle “brands.” A brand is ______.

A.   Jargon

B.   A label

C.   A concept

D.   A name

19: The idea that speaking different languages causes the speakers to see the world differently is referred to as ______.

A.   Linguistic relativity

B.   Linguistic determination

C.   Cultural linguistics

D.   Differential linguistics

20: Norman’s supervisor referred to immigrants as “those people.” The term that best defines this type of language is ______.

A.   Linguistic prejudice

B.   Prejudicial language

C.   Racial code words

D.   Racial profiling

21: Which statement is the best representation of a qualifier?

A.   I’m not sure about this, but it appears that this may be the best time to short the stock.

B.   I think the Amazon Prime Day deals aren’t that great.

C.   The movie The Notebook is a great love story, don't you agree?

D.   Buy Tesla stock now.

22: A ______ starts a sentence or idea with language such as “I'm not sure, but . . .”

A.   Disclaimer

B.   Qualifier

C.   Starter

D.   Negator

23: ______ speakers make statements that are straight to the point and lack fillers and disclaimers.

A.   Powertalkers

B.   Great speakers

C.   Powerful speakers

D.   Effective talkers

24: When Joe gave his speech, he used ______, which are terms like “um,” “uh,” and “like.”

A.   Disclaimers

B.   Fillers

C.   Qualifiers

D.   Starters

25: According to a leading scholar on cursing, teenagers use curse words how many times per day?

A.   60-to-70

B.   70-to-80

C.   80-to-90

D.   90-to-100

26: This version of language, which is condensed for quicker response on the Internet, is referred to as ______.

A.   Textisms

B.   Internet talk

C.   Acronyms

D.   Online speak

27: Which of these is NOT a necessity for a speaker to think more critically about language?

A.   Understanding how labeling affects behavior

B.   Recognize how language affects perception

C.   Assuring that understanding is mutual

D.   Learn a new language

28: Crc-____ is found in ethernet lans.

A.   5

B.   32

C.   12

D.   64

29: In a linear view of communication, __________.

A.   Psycological disruption

B.   Removal of physical noice

C.   Semantic accuracy