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Higher Education

Interplay: The Process of Interpersonal Communication, Third Canadian Edition - Student Practice Quiz - Chapter 2

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the Submit my answers button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:

a) Identity management is just as pervasive in CMC interactions.
b) CMC is preferred when self-presentation is threatened.
c) CMC is not as effective as face-to-face communication for identity management.
d) CMC can actually be an advantage for communicators who want to manage the impressions they make.
e) CMC allows communicators to choose the desired level of clarity.

Question 2:

a) presenting self
b) reflected appraisal
c) cognitive conservation
d) self-fulfilling prophecy
e) social comparison

Question 3:

a) if we are superior or inferior to others
b) if we are the same or different from others
c) if we like or dislike others
d) All of the above.
e) A and b only.

Question 4:

a) whose evaluations are especially influential to us
b) who were a negative force in our lives
c) whom we view as highly competent
d) with whom we spend a great deal of time
e) C and d only.

Question 5:

a) comparison appraisal and social reflection
b) reflected appraisal and social comparison
c) social reflection and intrapersonal comparison
d) self-esteem and self-concept
e) reflected comparison and social appraisal

Question 6:

a) a social rule governing our behaviour not only online but in every setting
b) a constant state of interpretation of itself and its world, practically using the world online and offline as a conduit to communicate with others for self understanding
c) a repertoire of faces or cast of characters we can choose from when communicating electronically
d) the belief of possessing a self-concept that adapts to the different social networking available online

Question 7:

a) People under 30 years of age are much more willing than older people to put their personal information out in public.
b) Men were more likely than women to post risqué pictures of themselves on online social networking sites.
c) 20 per cent of students report that they would not want future employers to see some of the information they had included in their online social networking profiles.
d) All of the above.
e) None of the above.

Question 8:

a) True
b) False

Question 9:

a) True
b) False

Question 10:

a) True
b) False

Question 11:

a) True
b) False