Chapter 1 Q&A - Chapter 1 1. To say that human...

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Chapter 1 1. To say that human communication is a process indicates that a. Its components are interdependent. b. It can alter intentionally or unintentionally. c. It is ongoing. d. All of the above 2. Which of the following statements best describes the definition of communication? a. How people use symbols to create a shared meaning. b. How people know the proper meaning of words. c. How people say what they mean. d. How speakers determine meaning. . 3. Human communication is considered dynamic because: a. Humans often talk expressively. b. Communication covers a broad spectrum of ideals. c. Communication is intense, often involving several components of meaning. d. Communication changes over time and is interpreted differently depending on the circumstances.
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4. Jake calls his best friend Andy a fool on a regular basis. Instead of Andy responding by punching Jake, Andy laughs. Andy is placing the more weight on what meaning? a. The informational meaning b. The emotional meaning c. The relational meaning d. The ritual meaning 5. This meaning is primarily concerned with the literal, factual content of language or symbols: a. The informational meaning b. The emotional meaning c. The relational meaning d. The ritual meaning 6. This meaning is primarily concerned with the emotional connections between people: a. The informational meaning b. The connotational meaning c. The relational meaning d. The ritual meaning
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7. How a group defines itself and preserves its identity through time is: a. Culture b. Ethnocentrism
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course ORAL COMM 111 taught by Professor All during the Spring '08 term at Northwest Missouri State University.

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Chapter 1 Q&A - Chapter 1 1. To say that human...

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