Intercommunication: Communication researchers

Intercommunication: Communication researchers

Question 1

Intercommunication: Communication researchers 2 out of 2 points

Correct
Communication researchers call the process of adapting one’s speech style to match that of others with whom the communicator wants to identify as “divergence.”
Selected Answer:

False

Answers:

True

False

  • Question 2

    Intercommunication

    0 out of 2 points

    Incorrect
    Competent communicators understand that ambiguity and vagueness can sometimes serve useful purposes.
    Selected Answer:

    False

    Answers:

    True

    False

  • Question 3

    2 out of 2 points

    Correct
    Language can shape the way we perceive and understand the world.
    Selected Answer:

    True

    Answers:

    True

    False

    Question 4

    0 out of 2 points

    Incorrect

    Assertive messages are composed of three different “I” statements.  Which of the following is NOT considered one of the “I” statements as presented in your text?

    Selected Answer:

    C.

    describes the other person’s behavior

    Answers:

    A.

    describes what course of action you will take as a result of the other person’s behavior

    B.

    describes the consequences the other person’s behavior has for you

    C.

    describes the other person’s behavior

    D.

    describes your feelings

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  • Question 5

    2 out of 2 points

    Correct
    Euphemisms are:
    Selected Answer:

    A.

    pleasant words substituted for blunt ones
    Answers:

    A.

    B.

    C.

    D.

  • Question 6

    Intercommunication

    2 out of 2 points

    Correct
    Research examining the effect that language has on a speaker’s power to influence others was presented in your text.  This research suggests which of the following to be true about the style of language that a person might use.
    Selected Answer:

    A.

    Using a combination of powerful and polite speech is most effective in communicating with others.
    Answers:

    A.

    Using a combination of powerful and polite speech is most effective in communicating with others.

    B.

    Using polite speech is most effective in communicating with others.

    C.

    Using powerful speech is most effective in communicating with others.

    D.

    Language has little effect on our interactions with others.
  • Question 7

    Intercommunication

    2 out of 2 points

    Correct
    Ambiguous language refers to the fact that words have:
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    more than one commonly accepted definition
    Answers:

    A.

    B.

    C.

    D.

    E.

  • Question 8

    Intercommunication

    2 out of 2 points

    Correct
    It is possible for two people to argue over two different meanings of the word “conservative” and neither would be wrong because:
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    meanings are in people, not words
    Answers:

    A.

    B.

    C.

    D.

  • Question 9

    Intercommunication

    2 out of 2 points

    Correct
    Your textbook authors report that people with names that are spelled unusually often get:
    Selected Answer:
    negative assessments.
    Answers:
  • Question 10

    2 out of 2 points

    Correct

    Terms like cheap and radical that announce the speaker’s attitude rather than just describe something point to which quality under Precision and Vagueness?

    Selected Answer:

    evaluative

    Answers:

    ambiguity

    static nature

    inferential

    evaluative

    relativeness

Monday, February 24, 2020 9:47:58 PM

 

  • Question 1

    Intercommunication

    2 out of 2 points

    Correct
    Communication researchers call the process of adapting one’s speech style to match that of others with whom the communicator wants to identify as “divergence.”
    Selected Answer:

    False

    Answers:

    True

    False

  • Question 2

    0 out of 2 points

    Incorrect
    Competent communicators understand that ambiguity and vagueness can sometimes serve useful purposes.
    Selected Answer:

    False

    Answers:

    True

    False

  • Question 3

    2 out of 2 points

    Correct
    Language can shape the way we perceive and understand the world.
    Selected Answer:

    True

    Answers:

    True

    False

  • Question 4

    0 out of 2 points

    Incorrect

    Assertive messages are composed of three different “I” statements.  Which of the following is NOT considered one of the “I” statements as presented in your text?

    Selected Answer:

    C.

    describes the other person’s behavior

    Answers:

    A.

    describes what course of action you will take as a result of the other person’s behavior

    B.

    describes the consequences the other person’s behavior has for you

    C.

    describes the other person’s behavior

    D.

    describes your feelings

  • Question 5

    2 out of 2 points

    Correct
    Euphemisms are:
    Selected Answer:

    A.

    pleasant words substituted for blunt ones
    Answers:

    A.

    B.

    C.

    D.