COMM TEST - Chapter 7 Test Multiple Choice Questions 1....

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Chapter 7 Test Multiple Choice Questions 1. What are the two basic types of communicative knowledge? a. content and procedural knowledge b. theoretical and conceptual knowledge c. pragmatic and basic skill knowledge d. motivation and outcome-based knowledge 2. Observation of relevant examples of behavior for the internalization of understanding is called a. direct learning. b. indirect learning. c. perspective taking. d. action assembly. 3. Margaret is a close friend to Becky, a mother to Andrew, a sister to Chad, and an employee of Wal-Mart. All of these roles and the way she behaves in these roles are defined as Margaret’s___________. a. script b. communication performance c. repertoire d. rules 4. The drama teacher writes in her letter of recommendation about a student that he can play a wide variety of stage roles including the hero, the villain, and other characters either young or old. The term that most effectively describes this student’s ability to play roles is a. depth. b. breadth. c. openness. d. efficiency 5. Wedding vows, greeting rituals, and familiar teasing routines between people are examples of a. repertoires. b. prototypes. c. scripts. d. episodes. 6. What is meant by the term “action assembly”? a. the process of formulating possible strategies for achieving a goal b. the process of knowing how to use communication knowledge c. the process of putting behaviors together in an actual performance to pursue a goal d. the process of anticipating possible strategies for achieving a goal 7. According to the study in your textbook about conversational results, which culture was most satisfied in conversations when neither party was “talking down” to the others? a. African American b. Mexican American c. European American d. Asian American 8. The three principles of plan efficiency are a. competence, prior success, and simplicity. b. repertoires, roles, and scripts. c. knowledge gaining, knowledge usage, and knowledge sharing. d. beginning, continuing, and ending. 9. Kate is explaining about having to attend her first parent-teacher conference for her 6–year old son. Her friend, Rene, immediately interrupts her and starts talking about the parent-teacher conferences she went to regarding her child who is now 32 years old. Rene’s behavior is an example of a. mindlessness. b. self-centered communication. c. self-monitoring. d. contextual alteration. 10. Alison and Tom have tried to break up several times, only to get back together again. This time Alison is firm. She is breaking up with Tom for good. However, after they meet to discuss their problems, Allison decides to give Tom one more chance. Which script characteristic is best illustrated in this scenario? a. Scripts vary in their complexity and detail.
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2010 for the course COMM 103 taught by Professor Klindeman during the Spring '07 term at San Diego State.

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