CSUF HCOM 100 - MID TERM EXAM (10 pages)

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California State University, Fullerton
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Hcom 100 - Introduction to Human Communication
Introduction to Human Communication Documents
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Name Date Instructor Mrs Souza HCOM 100 MIDTERM EXAM Communication Principles for a Lifetime 1 Dr Johnson posts an announcement on her course web page that she is administering an exam on Thursday On Thursday she is surprised to find that over half of her students did not prepare for the exam or did not study the correct material This misunderstanding illustrates what aspect of human communication a Meaning is co created b Emotions are expressed unintentionally c Communication is linear d Messages sent are the messages understood e None of the above 2 Which of the following is a criteria for determining communication competence a The message is grammatically correct b The message is free from too much emotion c The message achieves the intended effect d The message is well received e All of the above 3 According to the Personality Insights video seminar the four personality types are a director Influencer sweet and critical b driver influencer supportive and cautious c director influencer supportive and cautious d none of the above e All of the above 4 According to the textbook you should study communication in order to a Practice giving speeches b Enhance persuasion skills c Overcome speaking anxiety d Improve your relationships e None of the above 5 The model of communication referred to as human communication as action may be summarized with the phrase a Communication takes place when messages are sent and received b Communication takes place when messages are exchanged c Communication takes place when meanings are created and maintained d Communication takes place when human beings are affected by each other e All of the above 6 On the day Janet was scheduled to give her speech her class was relocated into an auditorium Janet couldn t quite overcome the feeling of isolation she felt as she spoke to her twenty classmates in a room that could seat 500 Which of the following elements is most responsible for Janet s reaction a Feedback b Context c Information source d Channel e None of the above 7 According to Maslow s framework on the process of becoming self aware a person whose communication skills are effective and are second nature is working at which level a Unconscious incompetence b Conscious incompetence c Conscious competence d Unconscious competence e All of the above 8 Merielle is conscious of the fact that she is mentally rehearsing what she will tell her professor after class This example illustrates which dimension of selfawareness a Material self awareness b Subjective self awareness c Objective self awareness d Symbolic self awareness e None of the above 9 Danielle consistently describes herself as a confident outgoing woman Her description coincides with which of the following terms a Self concept b Self image c Self expectations d Self fulfilling prophecy e All of the above 10 In order to effectively flex your personality when communicating with a directordriver personality style it is best to a Be quick to the point and specific with a winner attitude b Be businesslike and get right down to work c Don t be indecisive lazy slow or talk without producing d All of the above 11 Jason spends hours every day working out at the gym He also takes great care in keeping his sports car well maintained and spotless According to James theory of the self Jason is taking care of his a Material self b Social self c Spiritual self d Emotional self e None of the above 12 Jose was raised in a Cuban American community Although he had many college friends from other co cultures he proudly maintained his Cuban roots by sprinkling his speech with Spanish phrases In addition he enjoyed sharing examples of cultural norms from his family and neighborhood in his communication class These examples show which kind of influence on Jose s self concept a Communication with others b Association with groups c Roles we assume d Self fulfilling prophecy e All of the above 13 The statement I m not intelligent because my roommate makes better grades than I do illustrates which of the following a Self fulfilling prophecy b Social comparison c Self expectations d Social expectations e Both b and c above 14 Larry grew up in a family where his mother and father were constantly fighting and insulting each other Their divorce was especially messy and mean The poor quality of their relationship caused Larry to avoid commitment in a loving relationship for many years Larry finally decides that he can no longer allow his feelings about love and marriage to be colored by his parents failures Which technique for improving self esteem did Larry use a Developing honest relationships b Visualizing c Reframing d Losing your baggage e None of the above 15 If you want to develop a healthy self esteem it is often helpful to do which of the following a Compare yourself to others b Place a label on yourself based upon one incident c Mentally rehearse all possible scenarios positive and negative d Surround yourself with positive people e Both c and d 16 People who are both outgoing and task oriented are classified as the personality type a Supportive b Director c Influencer d Cautious e All of the above 17 Assuming a person belongs to a particular group because of his or her clothing is an example of which of which of the following a Selection b Reframing c Closure d Attention e None of the above 18 A generalization applied to a person because you perceive him or her to have attributes associated with a specific group is an example of a Reframing b Self fulfilling prophecy c Social comparison d Stereotyping e Both c and d above 19 Which of the following statements is most accurate concerning direct perception checking a It relies only on observation and listening b You are taking very little risk by direct perception checking c It involves actively seeking explanations of behavior d It is primarily a passive process e None of the above 20 A word sound or visual device that represents a thought concept or object is a n a symbol b meaning c trigger d action e All of the above 21 In order to effectively flex your personality when communicating with a influencer expressive personality style it is best to a Be fun positive responsive upbeat stimulating and enthusiastic b Avoid heavy reliance on facts and figures c Don t ignore ridicule isolate or make them do repetitive tasks d All of the above e None of the above 22 Bill was visiting his friend Carol s parents in Chicago They offered him some tea he was very thirsty so


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