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

201. For effective classroom communication,
(i) The teacher should encourage creativity in students.
(ii) The teacher should encourage discussions in class.
(iii) The teacher should use a mix of teacher- centred and students-centred approaches.
(iv) There should be pin drop silence in class.
(v) The teacher should teach through lectures only. Codes:
(a) (i), (iv), and (v)
(b) (b) (i), (iii), and (v)
(c) (i), (ii), and (iii)
(d) (ii), (iii), and (iv)
Ans. c
202. A person will be an effective communicator if he
(a) Is a humorous speaker
(b) Has histrionic talents
(c) Is very clear about what he communicates
(d) Communicates in his mother tongue
Ans. c
203. Which of the following quality/qualities should a receiver in communication process have?
(a) Ability to transmit
(b) Ability to decode
(c) Ability to interpret
(d) All of the above
Ans. d
204. Which of the following is not a type of barrier to communication?
(a) Organizational barriers
(b) Lateral barriers
(c) Physical barriers
(d) Cultural barriers
Ans. b
205. Which of the following was the first book published in India by Portuguese?
(a) Jesuit of Goa
(b) Jesus of Pondicherry
(c) The Christian Monarch
(d) The Scheme of William Bolts
Ans. a
206. Who among the started Bombay Samachar?
(a) Fardaonji Murzban
(b) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(c) James Silk Buckingham
(d) Shishir Kumar Ghosh
Ans. a
207. An acronym, ‘KISS’ which means keep it short and simple is very important in
(a) verbal communication
(b) non-verbal Communication
(c) gestures
(d) all the above
Ans. a
208. Orthoepy in communication means
(a) discussion
(b) conversation
(c) pronunciation
(d) expression
Ans. c
209. A word or phrase that is used to express a particular situation is termed as
(a) discussion
(b) monologue
(c) locution
(d) dictation
Ans. c
210. Media comes from a _______ word medium.
(a) Greek
(b) Latin
(c) French
(d) Spanish
Ans. b
211. Which one of the following is not a characteristic of communication?
(a) Commodity
(b) Technology
(c) Scale
(d) all the above
Ans. d
212. Sender of the media text has an ________ access to feedback of the audience.
(a) direct
(b) indirect
(c) both
(d) none
Ans. b
213. 18. Effective communication will make the receivers
(a) Enjoy it
(b) Accept it
(c) Pass it on to others
(d) Think about it
Ans. d
214. If you are visiting a foreign country, but don’t know the language, then what kind of communication barriers will you face?
(a) Semantic barriers
(b) Physical barriers
(c) Cultural barriers
(d) Physiological barriers
Ans. a
215. Which of the following is required for active listening?
(a) Physical presence
(b) Mental presence
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) Neither (a) nor (b)
Ans. c
216. Which of the following is not a successful com¬municator?
(a) One who presents material in a precise and clear way.
(b) One who is able to adapt himself/herself according to the language of the communicatee.
(c) One who knows a lot but is somewhat reserved in his/her attitude.
(d) One who sometimes becomes informal before the receiver and develops a rapport.
Ans. c
217. Which of the following is an example of verbal communication?
(a) Teacher delivering a lecture
(b) A written notice on the notice school board
(c) A message on social media
(d) Petrol pump sign on road
Ans. a
218. Consider the following statements:
(i) Communication is a one-way process.
(ii)Communication is intentional.
Which of the above statements is correct?
(a) Only (i)
(b) Only (ii)
(c) Both (i) and (ii)
(d) Neither (i) nor (ii)
Ans. b
219. The most important aspect of communication, that is, listening, can be improved by
(a) Giving full attention to the speaker
(b) Making the communicated material interesting and need based
(c) Making the voice effective and impressive
(d) All of the above
Ans. d
220. Which of the following is/are types of context of communication?
(i) Historical context
(ii) Temporal context
(iii)Physical context
(iv) Cultural context
(v) Psychopedia context
(vi) Semantic context Choose the correct codes:
(a) (i), (iii), (iv), and (vi)
(b) (ii), (iii), and (iv)
(c) (iii), (iv), and (v)
(d) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), and (vi)
Ans. a

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