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21) When we mirror the posture or behaviour of others, we are displaying A) Non-verbal interaction theory. B) Interaction adaptation theory. C) Interactional synchrony. D) Synchronic adaptation theory. 22) What percentage of social meaning is based on non-verbal communication? A) 38% B) 65% C) 80% D) 93% 23) We make judgements about strangers in A) four minutes. B) thirty seconds. C) a fraction.
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106) Define interpersonal conflict and explain the interdependent nature of conflict. 107) Describe the three different types of conflict. 108) Research suggests that there are distinctions between feminine and masculine responses to conflict.  What are some of those differences? 109) What is the difference between expressive and instrumental conflict? 110) Elaine and Phil have.
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11) The face, hands, and feet have been identified as A) the key sources of non-verbal leakage cues. B) the most effective means of sending messages non-verbally. C) the most effective means of interpreting non-verbal messages. D) the primary way we communicate our feelings and attitudes. 12) Non-verbal messages work with verbal messages to A) control.
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31) When you perceive the sound of a persons' voice, the individual's facial expression, and the gestures of the hands, you are demonstrating that A) non-verbal messages are multi channelled. B) non-verbal messages are continuous. C) non-verbal messages are culture based. D) non-verbal messages are ambiguous. 32) You prefer to sit very close to individuals.
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111) Perception checks should be used A) when you are uncertain of someone's non-verbal behaviour and how he or she feels. B) every time you talk to people. C) when you first meet someone and have not yet learned to interpret his/her non-verbal behaviour. D) only when you suspect someone is being deceitful with.
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11) A cultural group within a larger culture is a A) subculture. B) co-culture. C) subordinate culture. D) revisionist culture. 12) Gays and lesbians would be considered a A) subordinate culture. B) subculture. C) co-culture. D) emergent culture. 13) Material culture, social institutions, individuals and the universe, aesthetics, and language are examples of A) what a given group of people.
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81) Social space is that in which what type of interaction occurs? A) conversations with those with whom we are well acquainted B) a teacher lecturing C) business and professional relationships D) family get togethers 82) The range that is designated as social space is A) 0 to 1½ feet. B) 1½ feet to 4 feet. C) greater.
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21) Masculine vs feminine perspectives, individualism, tolerance of uncertainty, and use of power are A) variables that measure significant values in almost every culture. B) ideas that represent profound aspects of cultural influence. C) factors representing a culture's objectives. D) values not explicitly communicated through language. 22) Achievement, assertiveness, and material wealth are emphasized by A).
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71) "Sure" and "O.K."  are examples of A) agreements. B) emblems. C) adaptors. D) backchannel cues. 72) Just being together quietly to enjoy each other's company exemplifies A) back channelling. B) positive silence. C) affect display. D) immediacy. 73) The study of how close or how far away we arrange ourselves around people or things is called A) proxemics. B) chronemics. C) haptics. D).
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21) What two factors affect short-term initial attraction? A) physical appearance and smell B) proximity and smell C) proximity and physical appearance D) physical appearance and mental acuity 22) ________ is the quality that promotes attraction because of being in a position to communicate easily. A) POV B) Proximity C) Short-term initial attraction D) Physical appearance 23) The non-verbal cues.
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61) Which of the following is created when communication partners join aspects of separate cultures to create a new comprehensive and inclusive culture? A) third culture B) cultural context C) mindfulness D) co-culture 62) One of the best ways to enhance understanding when communicating with someone from another culture is to develop a A) third culture. B).
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1) Non-verbal communication is defined as A) the accompaniment to a verbal message that contradicts or complements it. B) messages that help control the interaction between people. C) behaviour other than written or spoken language that creates meaning for someone. D) messages that satisfy a personal need. 2) Behaviour other than written or spoken language.
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81) Describing the conflict producing events, using effective listening and response skills, and using "I" language are all ways to A) manage emotions. B) manage goals. C) manage information. D) manage the problem. 82) Skills that manage information A) assist in helping us identify when we are experiencing a conflict. B) assist in accurately identifying goals that.
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91) Women are more likely than men to initiate touch A) in casual romantic heterosexual relationships. B) before they are married than after they are married. C) with their spouses. D) with members of the opposite sex. 92) What perceptions do we generally have of attractive people? A) There are no generally held perceptions of.
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134) According to Mehrabian, what are the three components in interpreting non-verbal communication? Define each and give an example of each. 135) Some people are better at interpreting non-verbal communication. Who? 136) Imagine you are being interviewed for a job for which you are very qualified. However, you are not sure.
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101) Use of space, posture, clothing and furniture are non-verbal cues indicating A) arousal. B) territoriality. C) immediacy. D) dominance. 102) Which does not communicate dominance? A) height, more space B) eye contact when listening C) initiating touch D) more relaxed posture 103) Which of the following is NOT a true statement about gender differences in non-verbal communication? A) Men.
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115) What are the barriers to intercultural communication and how can they affect communication? 116) Your friend, Tasha, is about to move to Italy with her family. She's naturally scared about interacting with people she doesn't know who speak a language she doesn't speak, and who have different cultural traditions and.
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126) Describe the functions of eye contact. 127) What can you do to improve your ability to interpret the facial expression of others? 128) Why are vocal cues important to interpersonal communication? 129) Identify the role that each of the four spatial zones identified by Hall plays in interpersonal relationships. 130) How might personal.
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1) Which statement regarding conflict is accurate? A) Eventually all relationships experience conflict. B) Only de-escalating relationships experience conflict. C) Stable relationships do not experience conflict. D) Escalating relationships are most likely to experience conflict. 2) Interpersonal conflict is defined as A) a struggle focusing on issues about the quality of a relationship. B) a struggle that.
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11) Conflicts stemming from differences in ideas, definitions, perceptions, or goals are A) mythical conflicts. B) simple conflicts. C) ego conflicts. D) pseudo conflicts. 12) Simple conflict A) occurs when individuals feel personally attacked. B) occurs when partners have inaccurate assumptions about conflict procedures. C) occurs when individuals misunderstand each other. D) occurs when partners disagree over ideas,.
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41) An interpersonal relationship in which both partners behave in similar ways, sometimes both want to dominate and sometimes both want to submit, is A) symmetric B) complementary C) synchronized D) parallel 42) Francois and Pierre are brothers who are constantly challenging one another. When deciding what to play, how to play, or when to.
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11) When you are assigned a roommate in the dorm, you are initially experiencing A) a relational de-escalation. B) a relationship of choice. C) a relationship of circumstance. D) a relational escalation. 12) A relationship of choice is A) formed as a result of interpersonally communicating with others. B) formed because our lives overlap with others' in.
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97) Explain the triangle of meaning. 98) How do words work? Explain using examples not discussed in the book. 99) Explain how words have the power to create. 100) Communication scholars suggest that words have power.  What does this mean? 101) Julian's parents asked him how he liked the concert last night. Julian responded.
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51) You can determine whether you are sending mixed signals to others by monitoring your use of A) illustrators. B) adaptors. C) regulators. D) emblems. 52) The function of eye contact that gives us information about another's thought processes is A) monitoring. B) the expressive function. C) regulatory cues. D) the cognitive function. 53) The cognitive function of eye contact A).
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110) Why is it so important in Canada for us to learn about intercultural communication? 111) What are the differences between Millenials and Generation X? Discuss the impact these differences may have on communication between these two age groups. 112) Discuss the differences between masculine and feminine cultural perspectives. 113) Discuss the differences.
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31) Differences in goals or needs that partners may have refutes the myth that A) conflict is a sign of a poor interpersonal relationship. B) conflict can always be resolved. C) conflict can always be avoided. D) conflict always occurs because of a misunderstanding. 32) Conflicts can always be resolved is a myth because A) some.
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1) The most obvious form of human diversity is A) gender. B) culture. C) race. D) age. 2) Androgyny is defined as having A) masculine traits. B) feminine traits. C) both masculine and feminine traits. D) neither masculine nor feminine traits. 3) Which of the following is a quick way to summarize the communication differences between men and women? A).
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103) Describe indexing and give an example of indexing as a technique for minimizing the barrier of allness. 104) What are three benefits that can derive from using non-sexist language? 105) Compare and contrast a debate and a dialogue. 106) Rephrase the statement, "You are so irresponsible!" into a more supportive form,.
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115) Summarize the research reported in your textbook about cultural differences and preferred conflict management style. 116) A big obstacle to managing conflict is the anger we experience when we feel our needs are not being met.  Give an example of a time when you had a hard time managing your.
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41) The secret handshake you and your childhood friends used is an example of A) illustrator. B) emblem. C) affect display. D) regulator. 42) An emblem is A) a cue that provides meaning for non-verbal messages. B) an expression of emotion. C) a behaviour that has specific meaning in a given culture. D) a behaviour that helps you adapt.
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41) Even when two people speak the same language, there can be mangled meaning because A) of ethnocentrism. B) we assume our culture is similar to other cultures. C) stereotyping and prejudice exist. D) different communication codes exist. 42) Pushing someone into an inflexible, all-encompassing category is A) prejudice. B) culture shock. C) ethnocentrism. D) stereotyping. 43) In most situations,.
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71) According to Deborah Cai and Edward Fink , their research investigating differences in preferences for ways of managing conflict found than people whose tendency is to work for the good of the group. Overall the researchers found A) avoiding was the most preferred conflict management style, regardless of cultural background. B).
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121) Why is non-verbal communication so important in the communication process? 122) Explain two of the four challenges that face a person when trying to interpret non-verbal messages. 123) Describe and give examples of two of the four stages of quasi-courtship behaviour. 124) Briefly define the terms "emblems," "illustrators," "affect displays," "regulators," and.
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21) When individuals feel personally attacked, which type of conflict is occurring? A) ego conflict B) simple conflict C) pseudo conflict D) power conflict 22) During ego conflict A) partners have inaccurate assumptions about conflict procedures. B) partners misunderstand each other. C) partners feel personally attacked. D) partners disagree on the way to meet goals. 23) A way to deal.
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  Match the words below with the definitions. Words are used only once.   a.globalization b.enculturation c.world view d.   social decentring e.   empathy f.third culture g.acculturation h.gender i.race j.sympathy 100) Socially learned and reinforced characteristics that include one's biological sex and psychological characteristics.. 101) The integration of economics and technology that is contributing to a world-wide, interconnected business environment.. 102) Genetically transmitted physical characteristics of.
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51) Appropriate knowledge, motivation, and skill are A) barriers to effective intercultural communication. B) ways to improve interpersonal communication. C) intercultural communication constructs. D) major components in intercultural communication. 52) Enhancing your ________ of another culture is based on the notion that knowing more can help reduce intercultural communication problems. A) skill B) motivation C) knowledge D) exposure 53).
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61) Individuals who take a win-lose approach to conflict are A) competitive. B) non-confrontational. C) cooperative. D) constructive. 62) A lose/win - lose/win approach to conflict is characterized by which conflict management style? A) avoidance B) competition C) collaboration D) compromise 63) Individuals who seek solutions to problems rather than playing win-lose games are A) controlling. B) non-confrontational. C) compromising. D) constructive. 64) Leaving personal.
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51) In terms of power, a relationship is parallel when A) power continually shifts from one partner to the other. B) one partner has more power than the other. C) neither partner has power. D) both partners want power equally. 52) Which of the following is NOT a true statement about relationships among retired couples? A).
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31) The adage "opposites attract" indicates our attraction to someone with A) complementary needs. B) relationship potential. C) reciprocation of liking. D) charisma 32) According to the complementary needs element of interpersonal attraction, if you have a high need to control and make decisions and little respect for other's decision making, you will be more.
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71) We need to tolerate ambiguity in intercultural communication because A) individuals from that culture will be more tolerant. B) communicating with someone from another culture produces uncertainty. C) most of our communication is ambiguous. D) different cultures have no similarities. 72) What occurs when communicating with a person from another culture? A) Predicted outcome values.
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91) When your goals and your partner's goals overlap, it is important to A) focus on your own goals. B) focus on your partner's goals. C) focus on achieving mutual goals. D) focus on a compromise. 92) Often we tend to respond to ________ rather than the ________ itself. A) symptoms/problem B) cause/problem C) symptoms/situation D) situation/symptoms 93) The first.
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91) Communication accommodation theory suggests that A) we all adapt our behaviour to others' to some extent. B) we do not adapt our behaviour to others'. C) we cannot communicate without adapting our behaviour to others'. D) we can only communicate by adapting our behaviour to others'. 92) Mary knows that she will be going.
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41) During the active conflict stage A) partners begin seeking ways to manage the conflict. B) partners monitor whether they are both satisfied with the resolution. C) partners become aware that differences are problematic. D) partners communicate with each other about their frustrations. 42) During the resolution stage of conflict A) partners try to manage the.
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51) A lose-lose approach to conflict is characterized by A) sidestepping confrontation. B) trying to please. C) giving up something to get something. D) blaming or seeking a scapegoat. 52) "It's not my problem," would be a response from an individual who uses which conflict management style? A) avoidance B) compromise C) collaboration D) competition 53) Individuals who are so.
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1) Connections we make with other people as a result of our interpersonal communication with them are A) intrapersonal relationships. B) relationships of circumstance. C) relationships of choice. D) interpersonal relationships. 2) An interpersonal relationship is A) those connections we make with other people through interpersonal communication. B) a connection we establish when we communicate with.
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31) Individuals feel responsible for taking care of themselves and their immediate families in A) individualistic cultures. B) feminine cultures. C) masculine cultures. D) collectivist cultures. 32) If you come from a high-context culture, you are likely to perceive individuals from a low-context culture as being A) less attractive. B) more knowledgeable. C) more trustworthy. D) more attractive. 33).
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