Understanding Relationships MCQs

Understanding Relationships MCQs

Try to answer these 40+ Understanding Relationships MCQs and check your understanding of the Understanding Relationships subject.
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1: The need to experience emotionally close relationships is called

A.   Closeness

B.   Affection

C.   Separation

D.   Enmity

2: The relationship stage during which the participants intentionally avoid contact is called

A.   Approaching

B.   Confronting

C.   Addresing

D.   Avoiding

3: The relationship stage in which two people make a formal commitment to each other is called

A.   Bonding

B.   Non bonding

C.   Separation

D.   Straining

4: The number of topics one discusses with another person

A.   Breadth

B.   Limitedness

C.   Narrowness

D.   Height

5: The relationship stage in which both the quality and the quantity of communication between two people decrease is called circumscribing.

A.   True

B.   False

6: Theory that describes the establishment of the boundaries and borders that we decide others may or may not cross is called communication privacy management theory.

A.   True

B.   False

7: An expectation of the kinds of rewards and ____ we believe we ought to derive from a relationship is called comparison level.

A.   Losses

B.   Interest

C.   Profit

D.   Percentage

8: The need to feel we are capable and responsible and are able to exert power and influence in our relationships is called

A.   Satisfied

B.   Control

C.   Under control

D.   Overcontrol

9: The theory that we work to maintain a relationship as long as the benefits we receive outweigh the costs is called

A.   Profit /loss theory

B.   Cost /benefit theory

C.   Social involvement theory

D.   None of above

10: A measure of how central the topics you discuss with another person are to your self-concept is called

A.   Discussion

B.   Length

C.   Depth

D.   Profit

11: Tensions that occur when oppos­ing goals meet is called

A.   Social tensions

B.   Communication tensions

C.   Parenting tensions

D.   Dialectical tensions

12: The relationship stage in which two peo­ple identified as a couple seek to regain unique identities is called

A.   Differentiating

B.   De- differentiating

C.   Integrating

D.   Both differentiating and integrating

13: Use purposefully vague language to finesse a response is called equivocate

A.   True

B.   False

14: The relationship stage during which we begin to probe the unknown, often through the exchange of small talk is called

A.   Experimenting

B.   Analyzing

C.   Talking

D.   Communicating

15: The network through which is spread ____ is spread is called gossip mill.

A.   Unverified information

B.   Verified information

C.   Private information

D.   Local information

16: A type of informal, conversational network existing in ____ is called grapevine.

A.   Companies

B.   Organizations

C.   Private sectors

D.   Offices

17: Messages designed to upset or to cause emotional pain that further hampers trust is called

A.   Hurtful messages

B.   Sad messages

C.   Love messages

D.   Death messages

18: The need for social contact is called

A.   Solution

B.   Inclusion

C.   Conclusion

D.   Extraction

19: The relationship stage during which con­tact is first made is called initiating.

A.   True

B.   False

20: The relationship stage in which two peo­ple are identified as a couple is called

A.   Integrating

B.   Differentiating

C.   Communicating

D.   Understanding

21: The relationship stage during which two people become ____ is called intensifying .

A.   Family

B.   Couple

C.   Good friends

D.   Enemies

22: A meaningful connection, such as friendship, between two persons is called

A.   Interpersonal Relationship

B.   Intrapersonal Relationship

C.   Local Relationship

D.   Fake Relationship

23: The perceived discrepancy between desired and achieved social relationships Is called loneliness

A.   True

B.   False

24: Communication designed to open the channels of communication is called

A.   Phatic communication

B.   Social communication

C.   Media communication

D.   Family communication

25: The relationship stage during which communication is at a standstill is called

A.   Moving

B.   Rising

C.   Progressing

D.   Stagnating

26: The relationship stage during which the relationship ends is called

A.   Termination

B.   Stagnation

C.   Destruction

D.   Formation

27: The degree of trust we place in another person to accept information we disclose without hurting us or the relationship is called

A.   Tolerance of vulnerability

B.   Intolerance of vulnerability

C.   Prejudice of vulnerability

D.   Proneness of vulnerability

28: ______ deals with our need to have a satifcatory level of influence in relationships.

A.   Regulation

B.   Control

C.   Intensity

D.   Command

29: All of these are parts of the serial construction of meaning EXCEPT ______.

A.   Shared meaning

B.   Equivalence of our evaluation

C.   Reconciling differences

D.   Establishing mutuality

30: An informal conversational network in organizations is called ______.

A.   The gossip mill

B.   The grapevine

C.   Word of mouth

D.   Watercooler talk

31: Jason decides to share information about his wife with Randle but has not breeched that boundary in his relationship with Gordon. This is an example of ______.

A.   Communication privacy management theory

B.   Social penetration theory

C.   Cost–benefit/social exchange theory

D.   Social contract theory

32: When two people first become a pair, they are in which stage of the relationship?

A.   Initiating

B.   Bonding

C.   Intensifying

D.   Integrating

33: When a relationship progresses beyond experimenting and two people become friends, they are in the ______ stage of their relationship.

A.   Initiating

B.   Bonding

C.   Intensifying

D.   Differentiating

34: Using purposely vague language in an effort to conceal the full truth is referred to as ______.

A.   Lying

B.   Equivocating

C.   Deception

D.   Duplicity

35: Laughter compels us to move closer to one another by releasing ______ chemicals.

A.   Neurological

B.   “feel good”

C.   Satiating

D.   Complex

36: Due to providing mutual emotional support and nurturing, ______ couples tend to report higher levels of relationship satisfaction.

A.   Gay

B.   Heterosexual

C.   Bisexual

D.   Lesbian

37: Relationships in America stress ______.

A.   Protecting your own interests over your partner’s

B.   Protecting mutual interests

C.   Protecting your partner’s interests over yours

D.   Protecting the family’s interests over others

38: Relationships in America stress ______.

A.   Protecting your own interests over your partner’s

B.   Protecting mutual interests

C.   Protecting your partner’s interests over yours

D.   Protecting the family’s interests over others

39: Technology has contributed to our ability to ______ popularity.

A.   Intensify

B.   Qualify

C.   Quantify

D.   Classify

40: People on social media who are seen as desirable to hangout with are called ______.

A.   Influencers

B.   Experts

C.   Specialists

D.   Guides

41: Which statement is NOT true regarding Facebook defriending?

A.   Most people who are defriended expected it.

B.   Many times the decision is not mutual.

C.   The term now appears in the dictionary.

D.   It occurs more suddenly than in the physical world.