Listening Critically MCQs

Listening Critically MCQs

Answer these 20 Listening Critically MCQs and see how sharp is your knowledge of Listening Critically.
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1: -Attending is the _____ stage during which an individual selects to pay attention to one or more specific aural stimuli

A.   Listening

B.   Writing

C.   Speaking

D.   All of the above

2: -Judging another culture solely by the standards of your own culture is known as

A.   Evaluation

B.   Ethnocentrism

C.   Comparison

D.   None of the above

3: Evaluating is the process of using critical thinking skills to weigh a message’s worth

A.   True

B.   False

4: An involuntary ______ process is known as hearing

A.   Physical

B.   Anatomical

C.   Histological

D.   Physiological

5: A listening stage during which the focus is on meaning and the decoding of the speaker’s message is known as interpreting

A.   Listener

B.   Speaker

C.   Writer

D.   Elaborator

6: A voluntary mental process occurring in stages

A.   Accidental

B.   Involuntary

C.   Voluntary

D.   Both A and B

7: The mental saving of a message for further use is known as

A.   Reminder

B.   Remembering

C.   Memory

D.   Future

8: Responding is the process of replying and providing ______

A.   Opinion

B.   Argument

C.   Feedback

D.   Information

9: The difference between speaking speed and thinking speed is known as speech-opinion differential

A.   True

B.   False

10: A stage in _____is known as understanding

A.   Talking

B.   Writing

C.   Listening

D.   Teaching

11: A good speaker’s message should include ______.

A.   Something unexpected

B.   Redundancy

C.   Directions or guidelines

D.   Humor

12: Which of the below represents the six stages of listening?

A.   Remembering, discussion, understanding, sitting quietly, sharing, responding

B.   Evaluating, speaking, transcribing, understanding, interpreting, recall

C.   Hearing, understanding, remembering, interpreting, evaluating, responding

D.   Hearing, understanding, listening, conversation, recall, patience

13: Audience members are easily able to attend to all sounds during a presentation.

A.   True

B.   False

14: The responding stage gives an audience the opportunity to ______.

A.   Talk about their ideas for a speech

B.   React and provide feedback

C.   To talk to each other about the speech

D.   Leave the room if they disagree

15: To retain the attention of the audience, a speaker should incorporate activity and movement into their presentations.

A.   True

B.   False

16: During the understanding stage, the audience will focus on ______.

A.   The reaction of other audience members

B.   How long the speaker will talk

C.   What the speaker is wearing

D.   The meaning of the message

17: Culture affects speaking style, which can impede ______.

A.   The audience’s willingness to share the message with others

B.   Listeners from fairly processing a speaker’s words

C.   Acceptance of the message

D.   Belief in the message

18: Hearing is an involuntary physiological process. Listening is a voluntary mental process.

A.   True

B.   False

19: To understand a speaker’s message you can ask questions in order to clarify what you have heard.

A.   True

B.   False

20: During the evaluation stage, audience members will decide ______.

A.   How to rate the speaker on the evaluation sheet

B.   Whether they will share the information with their friends

C.   Whether this speech was worthwhile

D.   Whether they accept the speaker’s point of view