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Midterm Study Guide: Clicker Questions

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Midterm Study Guide: Clicker Questions COMM 1210100-127:Perspectives on Human Communication

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COMM 1210100-127:Perspectives on Human Communication
dr. ruth hickerson
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Date Created: 03/07/16
Clicker Questions 2/10/2016 Q: Social Penetration Theory suggests that relational closeness can be achieved through: A. Managing relational tensions B. Mindful Listening C. Metamessages D. Self disclosure Q: Attributing someone’s success to personal qualities they possess is an example of an: A. internal attribution B. external attribution C. internal tension D. external tension Q: The tug­of­war that couples experience related to how much time they should spend alone  (just two of them) and how much time they should spend with friends as a couple (together) is  an example of: A. The external dialectic seclusion/inclusion B. The external dialectic revelation/concealment C. The internal dialectic connectedness/separateness D. The internal dialectic certainty/uncertainty  Answers: D, A, A  2/15/2016 Q: Cameron’s article asks us to consider communication within the specific context of: A. Health and social care B. Education and assessment C. Justice and crime D. Family and home Answers: A 2/17/2016 Q: Fill in the blank.  According to Cameron, most communication training _____ psychiatric or  behavioral therapy. A. can be a substitute for  B. is modeled on C. often works against D. cannot be effective without  Q: Cameron’s critique of assertiveness training focuses on A. How we actually talk in situations where we say no B. The ways out nonverbal behavior clouds verbal messages C.  Paralanguage as a deterrent to unwanted advances D. Getting what you want by seeming more assertive than someone else Q: Cameron believes that communication skills are especially easy to assess A. True B. False Answers: B, A, B 2/22/2016 Q: According to Tracy et al. (2006), “nightmare” is a metaphor for A. the bullying process B. the bully C. the target D. all of the above Q: According to Tracy et al., “child” is a metaphor for A. the bullying process B. the bully C. the target Q: According to Tracy et al., “dictator” is a metaphor for A. The bullying process B. the bully C. the target Answers: A, C, B 2/29/2016  Q: Engstrom explores what phenomenon on college campuses? A. Academic dishonesty B. Sorority hazing C. Alcohol use D. Drug use Q: Which of the following IS NOT one of the rules Engstrom observed in his research on how  college students talk about alcohol? A. Validate references to alcohol B. Accept references to alcohol “as is” C. Question alcohol­related behavior that is destructive D. Alcohol references should point to normalcy  E. Refer to alcohol positively  Q: The definition of binge drinking is typically understood to be the consumption of five or more  alcoholic drinks in a single sitting for men and four or more for women occurring at least once in  a 2­week period.  According to Engstrom, “adults” binge drink about as much as college  students A. True B. False     Q: In reality, the type of masculinity Engstrom discusses A. Describes how all men behave B. Suggests that there is only one way to be a man C. Describes how some men behave D. Suggests that only persons with male genitalia can enact masculinity  Answers: C, C, A, C 3/7/2016 Q: The six elements of paralanguage are: A. Eye movement, hand movement, leg positioning, posture, teeth baring and torso orientation B. Pitch, resonance, articulation, tempo, volume and rhythm C. Anger, sadness, joy, fear, surprise, and indeterminate D. None of the above Q: An assertive statement is made up of 3 parts. 1) your perspective of the situation, 2) your  feelings about the situation, and 3) A. Your need regarding the situation B. Command language that dictates the other person’s response C. A description of what prompted you to speak assertively D. Language that includes a disclaimer in case the other person becomes agitated Q: Validation is letting someone know you completely agree with her/his words and actions A. True  B. False Q: Within the Johari Window, your Blind Self represents: A. What others don;t want to tell you B. What you are unwilling to disclose to others C. The unconscious or subconscious D. Things that other can find out about you that you are unaware of.  Q: metamessages (rather than messages themselves) are often the source of interpersonal  conflicts or perceived problems A. True B. False Q: Validation can be communication both verbally and nonverbally  A. True B. False  Q: Based on the work of Gibb, hich of the following statements is true? A. Control is a defensive behavior and neutrality s a supportive behavior B. Empathy is supportive behavior and problem orientation is a defensive behavior C. Superiority is a defensive behavior and equality is a supportive behavior D. Certainty is a supportive behavior and spontaneity is a defensive behavior  Q: One of the things that attribution theory suggests is that people tend to see cause and effect  relationships where none exist A. True  B. False  Q: Which of the following statement about relational dialectics is NOT TRUE A. Partners in healthy relationships continue to navigate these tensions throughout the relationship B. It is this navigation of the tensions that strengthens the relationship C. One dialectic winning out is the sign of an unhealthy relationship  D. NONE­that is, all of the above are true statements Q: One way to think of shared social space is a kind of context where certain tyes od  interactions might take place A. True  B. False  Q: metaphorical language appears in everyday talk and provides linguistic shorthand to  describe difficult­to­articulate  and painful feelings  A. True B. False  Q: Attachment theory suggests that one of three bonds can be established between infants  and caregivers. These are: A. Verbal, nonverbal, incongruent B. Secure, anxious­ambivalent, and avoidant C. Blind, open, hidden  D. Close, distant, mid range  Q: Male performances of hegemonic masculinity include empathic listening, backing down from  arguments, and asking for help in difficult situations A. True  B. False  Q: Engstrom believes that if we can change the way students talk about alcohol, they will   A. Drink less overall B. Be less likely to engage in (or support) drunken misconduct  C. Serve as role models for their professors  D. Turn to healthier coping strategies  Answers: B, A, B, D, A, A, C, A, D, A, A, B, B, B   


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