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Communication in Everyday Life: Chapter 7

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Question 1:


a) Morse code
b) semaphore
c) communication that does not include language
d) sign languages

Question 2:


a) communicate personal attractiveness
b) control the flow of conversation
c) enhance self-esteem
d) replace or substitute verbal messages

Question 3:


a) relieve tension
b) control the flow of conversation
c) accent or work in unison with what is said verbally
d) tell others about our emotional state

Question 4:


a) nonverbal leakage
b) immediacy
c) contradictory
d) polychromic

Question 5:


a) Aristotelian model
b) expectancy violation theory
c) study of chronemics
d) open access theory

Question 6:


a) 10–15 per cent
b) 20–29 per cent
c) 30–35 per cent
d) 40–45 per cent

Question 7:


a) nonverbal leakage
b) self-grooming
c) shunning
d) haptics

Question 8:


a) five
b) ten
c) six
d) four

Question 9:


a) Chronemics
b) Proxemics
c) Haptics
d) Spatial arrangement

Question 10:


a) sociofugal
b) formal
c) sociopetal
d) polychromic

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) True
b) False

Question 13:


a) True
b) False

Question 14:


a) True
b) False

Question 15:


a) True
b) False

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False