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

241. Narrowing communication gap between high and low segments of social-economic status through redundancy in communication message is called:
(a) The entropy net
(b) The communication loop
(c) The ceiling effect
(d) The macro strategy
Ans. c
242. The presentation media produce …………….of communication.
(a) Acts
(b) Artificial language
(c) Passivity
(d) Physical noise
Ans. a
243. The different reading of the audience derived from different sub-cultural experience are called:
(a) Independent understand
(b) Differentiation
(c) Aberrant decoding
(d) Conviction
Ans. c
244. The prosodic codes that effect the meaning of the words are :
(a) Letters and world
(b) Pitch and stress
(c) Proximity and orientation
(d) Age and maturity
Ans. b
245. The ABX model of Newcomb proposes to maintain:
(a) The existing political system
(b) The economic stability
(c) Social equilibrium
(d) Cultural diversity
Ans. c
246. The concept of two orders of signification was formulated by:
(a) Denis McQuail
(b) C.S. pierce
(c) Roland Barthes
(d) John fiske
Ans. c
247. In Shannon and Weaver’s model of communication, level C deals with problems of :
(a) Transmission
(b) Effectiveness
(c) Entropy
(d) Correction
Ans. b
248. High predictability in communication will lead to:
(a) Notionality
(b) Entropy
(c) Redundancy
(d) Propaganda
Ans. c
249. In language, vocabulary is :
(a) Comprehensive
(b) Constructive
(c) Intrusive
(d) The paradigm
Ans. d
250. The study of touching behavior in non-verbal communication is known as :
(a) Haptics
(b) Proxemics
(c) Chronemics
(d) Oculesics
Ans. a
251. When was the Indian Press Odiannce Passed?
(a) 1930
(b) 1932
(c) 1934
(d) 1938
Ans. a
252. Emoticons are used to
(a) Make chat interesting
(b) Show facial expressions
(c) Pass time
(d) Send message in codes
Ans. d
253. A teacher will become an effective communicator if he/she
(a) Uses instructional aids.
(b) Helps students get meaning out of what he/she teaches.
(c) Asks questions in between teaching.
(d) Helps students get correct answer to the questions on the topic.
Ans. b
254. Read the following statements.
(i) Denotative meaning of a word is its literal meaning.
(ii) Connotative meaning of a word is its figurative meaning.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
(a) Only (i)
(b) (b) Only (ii)
(c) Both (i) and (ii)
(d) Neither (i) nor (ii)
Ans. c
255. Which of the following is correct about components of communication?
(a) Sender, channel, context, receiver, feedback
(b) Symbol, understanding, receiver, response
(c) Sender, message, channel, receiver, feedback
(d) Idea channel, mediator, face-to-face interac¬tion, response
Ans. b
256. Communication in the class fails because
(a) The students are inattentive.
(b) The teacher is monotonous in delivering the message.
(c) The students have no interest in the lesson being taught.
(d) There is much noise in and around the class¬room.
Ans. b
257. Name the English daily which was derisively called as “The old lady of Boribunder”.
(a) Free Press Journal
(b) Indian Express
(c) The Times of India
(a) The Statesman
Ans. c
258. Figurative meaning of a word is its
(i) Denotative meaning
(ii) Connotative meaning
(iii) Objective meaning
(iv) Subjective meaning
(a) (i) and (iii) only
(b) (ii) and (iv) only
(c) (ii) and (iii) only
(d) (i) and (iv) only
Ans. b
259. Which of the following will make communication more effective?
(a) Cracking jokes in between
(b) Using multi-sensory appeal
(c) Speaking with high authority
(d) Telling what is useful to the listeners
Ans. b
260. Many people have the hobby of recording the good and bad happenings of the day in a diary. This is an example of
(a) Intrapersonal communication
(b) Interpersonal communication
(c) Mass communication
(d) Extrapersonal communication
Ans. a

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