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Test Bank For Looking Out Looking In 14th Edition By Adler

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Looking Out Looking In 14th Edition By Adler
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CHAPTER 1

A FIRST LOOK AT INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

 

  1. Chapter One indicates that effective interpersonal communication is strongly linked to good health, social happiness and career success.

            Answer: T                                 Type: T                              Pages: 47                                       Knowledge

 

  1. The only way we learn who we are is through communication.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Pages: 5-6                                        Knowledge

 

  1. A lack of social relationships may affect physical health and life span as dramatically as smoking or a lack of physical activity.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 5                                              Knowledge

 

  1. The ability to speak and listen effectively can mean the difference between succeeding and failing in a job.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Pages: 7-8                                        Knowledge

 

  1. Shared understanding and clarity are the most important goals in achieving successful communication.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Page: 17                                           Knowledge

 

  1. The major difference between impersonal communication and interpersonal communication is the number of people involved.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Pages: 12-13                                   Analysis

 

  1. An older professor who forgets what it was like to be a student when he teaches is an example of how differing environments in the classroom can make understanding difficult.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 10                                           Comprehension

 

  1. Communication competence is a trait that people either possess or lack.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Pages: 23, 26                                  Knowledge

 

  1. Just as judges instruct juries to disregard some statements made in court, we can reverse or erase the effects of communication interactions in everyday life.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Page: 16                                           Comprehension

  1. There is no such thing as the same message; words and behaviors are different each time they are spoken or performed.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 16                                           Knowledge

 

  1. It is impossible to repeat the same communication event.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 16                                           Knowledge

 

  1. The transactional model of communication suggests that communicators usually send and receive messages simultaneously.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 9                                              Knowledge

 

  1. The transactional model represents communication as staticmore like a gallery of still photographs than a motion picture film.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Pages: 7-11                                     Comprehension

 

  1. We are not communicating when we remain silent.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Pages: 15-16                                   Comprehension

 

  1. Socially isolated people are much more likely to die prematurely than those with strong social ties.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 5                                              Knowledge

 

  1. Transactional communication may be compared to dancing due to the involvement needed by each partner.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 11                                           Knowledge

 

  1. According to your text, impersonal communication should always be avoided.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Pages: 12-13                                   Comprehension

 

  1. According to your text, effective communicators are able to establish warm relationships with everyone they encounter.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Pages: 2223                                  Analysis

 

  1. Your text argues that it is important to react in unique ways to every person we meet and respond to each as a unique individual.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Pages: 23-24                                   Comprehension

 

  1. Communication, as the term is used in your text, consists only of messages that a sender deliberately conveys.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Page: 15                                           Comprehension

 

  1. Its impossible to stop communicating.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Pages: 15-16                                   Knowledge

 

  1. Of the communication models described in your text, the linear model most accurately describes the interpersonal communication process.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Pages: 8-11                                     Comprehension

 

  1. We disclose more to people in interpersonal relationships than in impersonal ones.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 14                                           Knowledge

 

  1. Too much communication can have negative outcomes.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 17                                           Knowledge

  1. As the text points out, your goal should be to become a perfect communicator.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Page: 26                                           Comprehension

 

  1. All you need to develop good communication skills is common sense.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Pages: 24-25                                   Analysis

 

  1. Dyadic communication is communication involving two people.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 12                                           Knowledge

 

  1. When people communicate, they are often both senders and receivers of messages at the same time.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 9                                              Knowledge

 

  1. Feeling sad when a close friendship changes or ends is an indicator that interpersonal relationships are irreplaceable.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 12                                           Knowledge

 

  1. According to your text, your goal should be to have as many interpersonal communication experiences as possible.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Page: 14                                           Comprehension

 

  1. According to your text, the axiom the more communication the better is true.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Page: 17                                           Knowledge

 

  1. Your text promises that if you communicate skillfully enough, you should be able to solve every problem you encounter.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Page: 18                                           Knowledge

 

  1. In impersonal communication we treat others as unique individuals.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Page: 12                                           Knowledge

 

  1. Fortunately, just knowing about a communication skill makes us able to put it into practice.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Pages: 24-25                                   Comprehension

 

  1. Almost all verbal messages have a content dimension as well as convey relational information.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Pages: 16-17                                   Comprehension

 

  1. Research has shown that communicating through social media has had an overall negative effect on interpersonal relationships.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Pages: 18-22                                   Comprehension

 

  1. Electronic communication does not serve as a replacement for face-to-face relationships.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 18                                           Knowledge

 

  1. The asynchronous nature of social media provides convenient opportunities for us to be in touch with people in our busy lives.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 20                                           Comprehension

 

  1. Living in a multicultural world has affected our need for different ways of communicating.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 27                                           Comprehension

 

  1. Occupation and sexual orientation are types of co-cultures.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 28                                           Knowledge

  1. Communicating successfully with people from different cultural backgrounds only requires using the same exact elements of competence we use with people in our own country.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Pages: 27-30                                   Comprehension

 

  1. Judging others because of cultural differences may negatively effect our communication with them.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 27                                           Knowledge

 

  1. Your text defines communication competence as effective communication where ones goals are achieved in a way that, ideally and in most cases, maintains or enhances the relationship in which it occurs.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 22                                           Knowledge

 

  1. A competent communicator will choose the same way of responding to others, no matter what the situation, if the response was successful in the past.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Pages: 23-24                                   Knowledge

 

  1. Seeing a situation from multiple points of view is called self-monitoring.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Page: 26                                           Knowledge

 

  1. An environment refers only to the physical location where someone is when communicating.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Pages: 9-10                                     Knowledge

 

  1. Communication competence seeks to be either effective or appropriate.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Page: 22                                           Comprehension

 

  1. Disinhibition is one of the challenges presented by social media.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Pages: 21-22                                   Knowledge

 

  1. The principle communication is irreversible doesnt apply to communication through social media because we can physically delete our posts.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Pages: 16, 22                                  Synthesis

 

  1. Acquiring as many friends as we can on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter ensures that we will have many qualitatively interpersonal relationships.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Page: 14                                           Comprehension

 

  1. According to the authors, people who are well-acquainted are less likely to misunderstand each other than relative strangers.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Page: 17                                           Knowledge

 

  1. Studies show that poor communication was the root of over 60 percent of reported medical errors that led to serious physical injury, psychological trauma, and even death.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 7                                              Knowledge

 

  1. Some research shows that acquiring a higher education can increase your chances of developing larger and more diverse social networks.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 6                                              Knowledge

 

  1. Social isolation is so undesirable that prisoners of war have reported that they would rather have the worst companion than no companion at all.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 5                                              Knowledge

 

  1. Communication via social media can increase the quantity but not the quality of our relationships.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Pages: 18-20                                   Analysis

 

  1. Although many scholars disagree about the definition of communication, most would agree that communication centers around using messages to generate meaning.

                    Answer: T                         Type: T                              Page: 7                                              Knowledge

 

  1. A growing body of research is decidedly proving that social media is a growing threat to the quality of interpersonal relationships.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Pages: 18-20                                   Knowledge

 

  1. When we communicate for pleasure, affection, companionship, escape, relaxation or control, we are satisfying our identity needs.

                    Answer: F                         Type: T                              Page: 6                                              Comprehension

 

  1. According to Chapter One, all of the following are attributes needed to communicate successfully with people from different cultures except
  2. motivation
  3. tolerance for ambiguity
  4. friendliness
  5. open-mindedness
  6. knowledge and skill

                    Answer: c                         Type: M                             Pages: 27-30                                   Knowledge

 

  1. In Chapter One, sociolinguist Deborah Tannen claims that
  2. electronic mail can deepen the quality of relationships.
  3. electronic mail makes interpersonal communication more impersonal.
  4. everyone prefers face to face communication rather than electronic mail.
  5. relationships cannot be maintained using electronic mail.
  6. all of the above are claimed by Tannen.

                    Answer: a                         Type: M                             Page: 20                                           Knowledge

 

  1. In the Looking at Diversity reading in Chapter One, Igor Ristic says that effective intercultural communication
  2. means understanding which customs are right and wrong.
  3. is only achieved if one is able to visit at least a dozen different countries.
  4. is achieved through judging others behavior by our own cultural standards.
  5. means making sure to maintain a large space bubble when seated with another person.
  6. involves being aware of various cultural norms and adapting our communication.

                    Answer: e                         Type: M                             Pages: 27-30                                   Synthesis

 

  1. Psychologist Abraham Maslow suggests that the most basic human needs
  2. are invented by other psychologists.
  3. must be satisfied before we concern ourselves with other ones.
  4. are proof that animals ascended from lower animal forms.
  5. prove the existence of a superior being.
  6. are generated by others in interpersonal interaction.

                    Answer: b                         Type: M                             Page: 7                                              Knowledge

 

 

 

  1. All of the following elements are included in the transactional communication model introduced in Chapter One except
  2. message.
  3. environment.
  4. channel.
  5. sender.
  6. noise.

                    Answer: d                         Type: M                             Page: 9                                              Knowledge

 

  1. All of the following are involved in learning to perform communication skills effectively except
  2. awareness.
  3. prowess.
  4. awkwardness.
  5. skillfulness.
  6. integration.

                    Answer: b                         Type: M                             Page: 25                                           Knowledge

 

  1. The environments that communicators occupy are
  2. fields of experience that affect how they understand others behavior.
  3. gaps that make common understanding impossible.
  4. the places where they stand or sit when they communicate.
  5. the attitudes they have about nature.
  6. the space that they require to communicate effectively.

                    Answer: a                         Type: M                             Page: 10                                           Knowledge

 

  1. Decoding is the process whereby
  2. we put our thoughts into words.
  3. we make sense out of the messages sent by others.
  4. we engage others in conversation.
  5. we choose the appropriate way to send messages.
  6. we create new ways of teaching reading and communication to children.

                    Answer: b                         Type: M                             Page: 8                                              Knowledge

 

  1. Strategies you can use to develop a more mindful and competent style of intercultural communication include
  2. reading.
  3. passive observation.
  4. self-disclosure.
  5. talking to experts.
  6. all of the above.

                    Answer: e                         Type: M                             Page: 30                                           Knowledge

 

  1. Almost all messages have
  2. a content dimension.
  3. a relational dimension.
  4. both content and relational dimensions.
  5. no dimensions unless the communicators intend them to.

                    Answer: c                         Type: M                             Pages: 16-17                                   Comprehension

 

 

  1. Which of the following factors might contribute to different environments?
  2. experience
  3. age
  4. income level
  5. ethnic group
  6. all of the above

                    Answer: e                         Type: M                             Page: 10                                           Knowledge

 

  1. What health threats can result from a lack of close relationships?
  2. more likely to experience a higher rate of accidents
  3. more susceptible to the common cold
  4. more likely to die prematurely
  5. b and c
  6. all of the above

                    Answer: d                         Type: M                             Page: 5                                              Knowledge

 

  1. The three types of noise that can block communication are
  2. loud, moderate, and soft.
  3. mass communicational, personal, and transactional.
  4. external, physiological, and psychological.
  5. sociological, psychological, and communicational.
  6. linear, interactional, and transactional.

                    Answer: c                         Type: M                             Page: 10          &

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