Quiz Final

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Communication Quiz Final- Rosemary Clarke

Underline the best answers to the following 30 multiple choice questions.

Multiple Choice

1. COMMUNICATION IS DEFINED AS
a. the sense that people extract from a message
b. the social process in which individuals employ symbols to establish and interpret meaning in their environment
c. the perceived rightness or wrongness of an action
d. the ability to transmit one's ethical decisions through proper channels

2. The _______ context of communication is often more constrained and restricted because it is influenced by costs, politics, and other concerns.
a. Public
b. Organizational
c. Mass
d. Intercultural

3. All of the following have been identified by the
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Which dialectical tension was Kip experiencing?
a. autonomy and connection
b. openness and protection
c. novelty and predictability
d. real and ideal

14. Which of the following is NOT one of the features of boundaries as discussed in Communication Privacy Management Theory?
a. Boundaries can be personal
b. Boundaries are normally set by those in power
c. Boundaries can be rigid.
d. Boundaries can change across the life span.

15. As the decision to launch a new product to prevent tooth decay was being debated, one of the product development specialists commented, “What a great product! We have created something that will help Americans maintain the enamel on their teeth. I don't know why those health critics are accusing us of putting a potentially harmful product out on the market. After all, our goal is to help people, not to hurt them. We're interested in doing what is in the best interest of the public.” She has demonstrated which of the following symptoms of groupthink?
a. illusion of invulnerability
b. out-group stereotypes
c. belief in the inherent morality of the group
d. collective rationalization

16. Alberto can get his group members to agree to participate in a late-night meeting in order to decide on a plan of action before the deadline set by the client. Although most people typically would not be willing to work such late hours, Alberto's team agrees because he has always treated the members well, and they have come to respect

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