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

261. Facial expression of students relate to which element of the communication process?
(a) Message
(b) Receiver
(c) Channel
(d) Sender
Ans. a
262. Paul Lazarsfeld and Robert Merton proposed ………. function of the mass media.
(a) Agenda setting
(b) National integration (c) Status conferral
(d) Surveillance
Ans. c
263. The two-step flow theory emerged from the field of–
(a) Linguistics
(b) Economics
(c) Politics
(d) Legal Studies
Ans. c
264. For Marxists, mass media operate in
(a) professional arena
(b) religious arena
(c) ideological arena
(d) arena of plural values
Ans. c
265. Gatekeeping in newspapers is usually associated with
(a) views
(b) news
(c) features
(d) advertisements
Ans. b
266. The term broadcasting refers to …………………….
(a) various media technologies
(b) airborne transmission of radio and TV waves
(c) a device which produce radio waves
(d) None of the above
Ans. b
267. Earlier, …………………. was considered to be the backbone of the communication industry.
(a) Radio
(b) Television
(c) Internet
(d) All of the above
Ans. a
268. …………………….. was India’s first community radio operation from an university.
(a) Suryan FM
(b) Anna FM
(c) Kongu FM
(d) Loyola FM
Ans. b
269. Which among the following is/ are a type of radio station?
(a) National radio
(b) Satellite radio
(c) Internet radio
(d) All of the above
Ans. d
270. received popularity over South Asia when he presented Binaca Geetmala program over the airwaves of Radio Ceylon.
(a) Harish Bhimani
(b) Guglielmo Marconi
(c) Ameen Sayani
(d) Edward Harper
Ans. c
271. is regarded as an extension of radio.
(a) Computers
(b) Television
(c) Internet
(d) None of the above
Ans. b
272. Which of the following will not hamper effective communication in the classroom?
(a) A lengthy statement
(b) An ambiguous statement
(c) A precise statement
(d) A statement that allows the listener to draw his/her own conclusion
Ans. c
272. Which group of communication aspects does not disrupt the communication process in the class?
(a) Reversing-Evaluating-Focusing
(b) Evaluating-Focusing-Illustrating
(c) Evaluating-Focusing-Exaggerating
(d) Focusing-Illustrating-Exaggerating
Ans. d
274. Which of the following are types of interpersonal powers in classroom communication?
(a) Coercive powers
(b) Reward powers
(c) Referent power
(d) All of the above
Ans. d
275. Which theory states that media is controlled by a few people holding important place in society?
(a) Limited effects theory
(b) Culturalist theory
(c) Class dominated theory
(d) Society control theory
Ans. c
276. Which of the following is not a traditional medium of communication?
(a) Films
(b) Nautanki
(c) Puppet show
(d) Ballads
Ans. c
277. Press Information Bureau has headquarters at
(a) New Delhi
(b) Lucknow
(c) Chandigarh
(d) Mumbai
Ans. a
278. RNI stands for
(a) Reporter of News in India
(b) Registrar of Newspaper for India
(c) Regional Newspaper India
(d) None of these
Ans. b
279. ……………. are used for radio transmission.
(a) Short waves
(b) Medium waves
(c) Long waves
(d) None of the above
Ans. a
280. Press Trust of India was started in :
(a) 1947
(b) 1949
(c) 1953
(d) 1962
Ans. b

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