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Higher Education

Interplay: The Process of Interpersonal Communication, Third Canadian Edition - Student Practice Quiz - Chapter 5

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) a euphemism
b) abstraction
c) emotive language
d) a behavioural description
e) a hedge

Question 2:

a) Mekelle
b) is
c) a
d) good
e) student

Question 3:

a) unique sounds
b) unique spellings
c) one commonly accepted definition
d) more than one commonly accepted definition
e) different levels of abstraction

Question 4:

a) a symbol-laden language that works only for the people who accept its design and usage
b) an imperfect vehicle with which to convey ideas and a marvellous tool
c) a unique new hybrid that creatively combines a variety of language features such as speech, written language, and formal and informal grammar and diction
d) a highly abstract language that has the potential to cause a number of problems with interpretation for both the sender and receiver

Question 5:

a) Generalization
b) Polarization
c) Myth of causation
d) A fact
e) Static language

Question 6:

a) specific language
b) individual language
c) static language
d) relative language
e) none of the above

Question 7:

a) an argument
b) an agreement
c) compliance
d) empathy
e) self-regulation

Question 8:

a) True
b) False

Question 9:

a) True
b) False

Question 10:

a) True
b) False

Question 11:

a) True
b) False