1) The term channel in communication means
2) In which of the following communication activities do people spend the greatest percent of their day?
3) A receiver’s response to a sender’s message is called
4) With this type of response, you analyze or teach the sender about the cause of his or her concern.
5) This happens when you receive, construct meaning from, and respond to the sender’s message.
6) When the receiver uses this response style, he clarifies or seeks more information.
7) Which of the following are the most common types of doubts people may have about a source?
8) Which of the following is the most reliable source of information?
9) Consider the following exchange: “How do I know God exists? How do you know he doesn’t?” Which fallacy does the second statement illustrate?
10) Stating someone has negative features and his claim is invalid is an example of which fallacy?
11) Consider the following statement: “So what if the Senator accepted a little kickback money—most politicians are corrupt after all.” This is an example of which fallacy?
12) Consider the following statement: “Studies confirm what everyone already knows: Smaller class sizes make better learners.” This is an example of which fallacy?
13) Audience analysis should occur at what point in the creation of a message?
14) Behavior descriptions should meet which of the following criteria?
15) An effective message should be
16) Which informal communication channel involves its own abbreviations to accommodate the limited number of characters available in any given message?
17) Sound and light waves are an example of which part of the communication model?
18) In this channel of communication, messages are carried by sound and light waves.
19) A framework for putting all of your information together in a logical sequence is called
20) Which verbal support breaks down complex processes or concepts into their component parts to ensure understanding?
21) What type of language is used when communicating with classmates, coworkers, family, and friends?
22) The connotation of words such as skinny or thin focuses on the
23) If you try to persuade your classmates to donate canned goods for the hungry in your community, your topic is one of
24) Persuasive topics that attempt to show an audience that something is good, bad, right, or wrong are topics of
25) If you use only a few examples to represent the whole of the conclusion, you are committing this logical fallacy.
26) What logical fallacy can occur when a speaker focuses on similarities and ignores significant differences?
27) When you display ethos in your persuasive presentation, you have
28) Developing cross-cultural competence includes which of the following?
29) An attempt to characterize causes of events to either personalities or external situations is called
30) Groups that value higher power distance believe relationships are
31) What is the belief that laws are justified if they prevent a person from harming him- or herself known as?
32) What is the belief that correct moral principles are those accepted by the correct religion known as?
33) The practice of using a case that has already been decided as a guide when deciding new cases is referred to as
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