Chapter 5 Quiz

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Chapter 5 Quiz
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  1. Burgoon argues that some nonverbal communication is so ambiguous that its interpretation is mediated by context

    True or False
    True
  2. Messages sent without words are called nonverbal
    communication

    True or False
    True
  3. Kinesics refers to the study of the use of personal space

    True or False
    False
  4. Haptics refers to the study of communication via smell

    True or False
    False
  5. Edward Hall identified personal distance in North America as:

    a. touching to 18 inches
    b.18 inches to 4 feet
    c. 4 feet to 12 feet
    d. greater than 12 feet
    e. none of the above
    b.18 inches to 4 feet
  6. The thawb is one example of how meaning is conveyed by:

    a. clothing
    b. silence
    c. territory
    d. time
    e. none of the above
    a. Clothing
  7. Nonverbal communication can be broadly defined to refer to elements of the environment, such as the color of walls in a room, that communicate by virtue of people’s use of them.

    True or False
    True
  8. The wai gesture reveals other aspects of Thai culture such as respect of parents and elders.

    True or False
    True
  9. The study of our use of time is called:

    a. chronemics
    b. haptics
    c. paralanguage
    d. proxemics
    e. none of the above
    a. chronemics
  10. Burgoon argues that much nonverbal communication does have consistent usage across cultures and, as such, forms a vocabulary of nonverbal symbols

    True or False
    False

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