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  1. “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts” is a quotation that best illustrates the principle that communication is
  2. After finishing a lecture on thermodynamics, Arleen compliments Dr Phen by saying….. “ which of the following statements about communication best illustrates Dr. Phen’s response
    Meanings are in people
  3. Which of the following statements best illustrates the point made in the textbook about whether or not communication is reversible?
    Speakers must explain and compensate for improper statements
  4. I perceive that Billy likes Christy because I always see Billy making an effort to sit next to Christy in class
  5. Tina dislikes a lot of television programming and therefore does not watch TV. Tina is engaged in selective
  6. Suppose after a basketball game, the fans of Team A believe that team B committed more fouls, while the team B fans think that team A committed more fouls. Assume that the officials called an equal number of fouls on each team, which of the following organizational functions of perception would best help us understand how each team’s fans viewed the facts differently?
    Selective retention
  7. Which of the following statements most accurately describes the state of gender roles in our society?
    Gender roles are changing
  8. Joshua gets up to give his business presentation and begins to sweat profusely. As he delivers his speech, his hands tremble and his vice begins to
    Communication apprehensive
  9. Michelle is caught up in material objects. Develops self concept primarily by figuring out “what she has”” and what she doesn’t have” This focus on materialism is an example of a(n)
  10. “Honesty is the best policy” is an example of a(n) ___ where as “People should be honest with one another” is an example of a(n)______
    Belief, value
  11. Which of the following is an example of an attitude?
    Smoking is harmful
  12. In an argument with her roommate, Elissa angrily yelled out, “ You never help out with dishes” escalades
    The pendulum effect
  13. I ask you to get some information together on absenteeism rates for the hourly employees. You check the files from ten years back, collect the current time cards, and give me a 20 page
  14. Which of the following scenarios, or examples, illustrates linguistic relativity?
    Two pen pals, one from the US and one from Australia, had trouble agreeing on what it meant to be successful.
  15. If you tell a person to go north to fid a newspaper stand, and point in that direction, your use of nonverbal communication would be called
    Repeating behavior
  16. Which of the following is a barrier to effective listening?
    Avoiding difficult listening situations
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