Communication MCQs/Practice Questions (UGC NET Updated 2020 Notes)

181. Recitation is beneficial in which one of the following case ?
(a) At the beginning of learning
(b) As a preparation during the period of the test
(c) All the time of the learning
(d) At the end of learning
Ans. a
182. “A lamp can never light another lamp unless it continues to burn its own flame.” This statement implies that:
(a) The teacher preparation programme should be continuously evaluated
(b) The teacher should attend continuously education programmes
(c) The teacher should go on learning continuously
(d) The teacher should teach continuously
Ans. c
183. The effective means in educational instrument is
(a) Visible means
(b) Audio means
(c) Audio-visible means
(d) Black board writing
Ans. c
184. Among the following, three have the same charac¬teristics; identify the one which is different.
(a) Horizontal communication
(b) Upward communication
(c) Vertical communication
(d) Downward communication
Ans. a
185. Who among the following published first newspaper in India?
(a) James Augustus Hickey
(b) Lord William Bentinck
(c) Lord Cornwallis
(d) Sir Thomas Munro
Ans. a
186. What was the title of India’s first newspaper?
(a) Punjab Mirror
(b) The Bengal Gazette
(c) Azad Hind
(d) Enlighten India
Ans. b
187. Consider the following statements:
(i) Only formal communication is used in organi¬zations.
(ii) Informal communication also plays an impor¬tant role in communication.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are not correct?
(a) Only (i)
(b) (b) Only (ii)
(c) Either (i) or (ii)
(d) Neither (i) nor (ii)
Ans. a
188. which of the following steps would you consider first for effective communication?
(a) Select the channel of communication
(b) Plan the evaluation procedure
(c) Specify the objectives of communication
(d) Identify various media for communication
Ans. c
189. Miscommunication arises due to
(i) Noise in the environment available.
(ii) Problems in the physical health of communi¬cator
(iii) Lower income level of communicator
(iv) Lack of knowledge of signs and symbols
(a) (i) and (iv)
(b) (i), (iii), and (iv)
(c) (i), (ii), and (iv)
(d) (i), (ii), (iii), and (iv)
Ans. c
190. Which of the following regulation envision that press without license was a penal offence?
(a) Press Act of 1835 or Metcalfe Act
(b) Lord Wellesley enacted Censorship of Press Act, 1799
(c) Licensing Regulations, 1823
(d) Licensing Act, 1857
Ans. c
191. Which of the following is not used in non-verbal communication?
(a) Gestures
(c) Body language
(d) Face expressions
(e) E-mail
Ans. d
192. Communication will be effective
(a) If it is delivered slowly and clearly
(b) If it is delivered in a calm situation
(c) If it reaches the receiver completely
(d) If it reaches the receiver as intended by the sender
Ans. d
193. Message is transmitted by
(a) Decoder
(b) Sender
(c) Receiver
(d) Environment
Ans. b
194. If sender or receiver is suffering from short-term memory loss, then it will lead to which of the following communication barriers?
(a) Physical barriers
(b) Cultural barriers
(c) Physiological barriers
(d) Emotional barriers
Ans. c
195. Which of the following is ‘feedback’ in newspaper communication?
(a) Articles
(b) Editorials
(c) Letters to the editor
(d) News
Ans. c
196. Consider the following statements:
(i) Every person attaches same meaning to a word.
(ii) Communication cannot be continuous.
Which of the above statement(s) is/ are wrong?
(a) Only(i)
(b) Only(ii)
(c) Both (i) and (ii)
(d) Neither (i) nor (ii)
Ans. c
197. An effective communication does not require
(a) Change in speech pattern
(b) Appropriate gestures
(c) Mastery of content
(d) Handsome personality
Ans. d
198. Which of the following is not true about nature of communication?
(a) It can be continuous and dynamic.
(b) It can be direct or indirect.
(c) It is a non-purposive activity.
(d) It can be formal or informal.
Ans. c
199. Classroom teaching will be effective when
(a) The teacher teaches according to the level of students.
(b) The teacher entertains students.
(c) The teacher is strict in class.
(d) The teacher assigns projects to the students.
Ans. a
200. Who were the first Europeans, who brought a printing press to India?
(a) French
(b) Dutch
(c) English
(d) Portuguese
Ans. d

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