Non-verbal Communication MCQs

Non-verbal Communication MCQs

These Non-verbal Communication multiple-choice questions and their answers will help you strengthen your grip on the subject of X. You can prepare for an upcoming exam or job interview with these 30 Non-verbal Communication MCQs.
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1: Adaptors are the Nonverbal behaviors used to:

A.   Satisfy personal needs

B.   Express emotions

C.   Both

D.   None

2: Affect displays are the nonverbal face and body movement used to:

A.   Satisfy personal needs

B.   Express emotion

C.   Both

D.   None

3: Artifacts refer to the physical adornments or accessories in one’s pos­session that are:

A.   Removable

B.   Temporary

C.   Both a and b

D.   Permanent

4: Chronemics refer to the study of use and evaluation of ______in interactions

A.   Time

B.   Location

C.   Frequency

D.   All of these

5: The act of assigning ______to nonverbal symbols you receive

A.   Sign

B.   Symbol

C.   Meaning

D.   None of these

6: Deintensification is a form of facial management in which the intensity of an emotional display is

A.   Lessened

B.   Enhanced

C.   Moderated

D.   None

7: Dynamic refers to elements of nonverbal communication that are_____ during interaction

A.   Changeable

B.   Static

C.   Unpredictable

D.   None

8: Nonverbal face and body movement used to represent feelings or ideas that are being expressed verbally refer to emblems

A.   True

B.   False

9: The act of using nonverbal symbols to convey meaning is called

A.   Encoding

B.   Decoding

C.   Adaptor

D.   Emblem

10: The ________or human-made surroundings in which communication takes place is called as environment

A.   Natural

B.   Artificial

C.   Both

D.   None

11: Extent to which someone looks _________of another person

A.   Indirectly into the eyes

B.   Directly into the eyes

C.   Above the eyes

D.   All of these

12: One person looking at another person is called

A.   Eye contact

B.   Gaze

C.   Glimpse

D.   None

13: Haptics refer to the study of the specific nonverbal behaviors involving

A.   Sight

B.   Touch

C.   Hearing

D.   All of these

14: Illustrators refer to nonverbal face and body movement used to_________ or emphasize verbal communication

A.   Visualize

B.   Feel

C.   Point out

D.   All of these

15: The study of movements of the face and body that take place during an interaction refers to

A.   Haptics

B.   Illustrators

C.   Kinesics

D.   None

16: Leakage is the_______l betrayal of internal feelings through nonverbal communication

A.   Intentional

B.   Unintentional

C.   Both

D.   None

17: Masking is a form of facial management in which the emo­tion displayed is_______ being experienced

A.   Exactly similar to

B.   Having resemblance to

C.   Opposite to

D.   None

18: Neutralization is a form of facial management in which dis­plays of emotion are __________or quickly erased

A.   Factual

B.   Nonexistent

C.   Notable

D.   None

19: Any symbolic activity other than the use of language is called nonverbal communication

A.   True

B.   False

20: Over intensification is a form of facial management in which the intensity of an emotional display is

A.   Moderated

B.   Increased

C.   Both

D.   None

21: Personal space refers to the space legitimately claimed or occupied by a person for the time being; the area around a person in which both formal and infor­mal relationships are conducted

A.   True

B.   False

22: Physical appearance means the physical characteristics of one’s

A.   Face and body

B.   Mental capabilities

C.   Both

D.   None

23: Pitch is the_________ of a person’s voice

A.   Highness

B.   Lowness

C.   Both

D.   None

24: The study of_______ in communication is called proxemics

A.   Space

B.   Distance

C.   Time

D.   Both a and b

25: Rate means how fast or slowly a person speaks, gener­ally determined by how many words are spoken_____

A.   Per second

B.   Per minute

C.   Per hour

D.   None

26: Nonverbal face and body movement used to indicate to others how you want them to behave or what you want them to do is referred as

A.   Emblems

B.   Illustrators

C.   Regulators

D.   None

27: Silence is the meaningless lack of sound

A.   True

B.   False

28: Static means the elements of nonverbal communication that are_______during interaction

A.   Fixed

B.   Somewhat fixed

C.   Not fixed

D.   All of these

29: The establishment and maintenance of space that people claim for their personal use is called

A.   Personal space

B.   Territoriality

C.   Environment

D.   All of these

30: Vocalics means Vocal characteristics that provide information about how verbal communication should be interpreted and how the_________is feeling

A.   Interpreter

B.   Speaker

C.   Both

D.   None

31: Volume is the _______of a person’s voice

A.   Loudness

B.   Softness

C.   Harshness

D.   Both a and b

32: Compared to verbal communication, nonverbal communication has __________.

A.   Fewer dimensions

B.   More ambiguity

C.   More conscious intention

D.   Less continuous flow

E.   Less impact when verbal and nonverbal cues are contradictory

33: All of the following are examples of nonverbal communication except ________.

A.   Intonations or emphasis

B.   Instant messaging

C.   Physical distance

D.   Facial expressions

34: The earliest means of human communication is __________.

A.   Attraction

B.   Deception

C.   Distance

D.   Space

E.   Touch

35: Nonverbal behavior that communicates liking and engenders feelings of pleasure is called _____.

A.   Immediacy

B.   Proxemics

C.   Social space.

D.   Arousal

E.   Artifact