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  1.TRUE or FALSE: Verbal messages are more persuasive than nonverbal messages. 2.TRUE or FALSE: The environment in someone’s home or office influences our perceptions of the person’s attitude and character. 3.TRUE or FALSE: Cool colors are more arousing but also more stressful. 4.TRUE or FALSE: Temperature is something we feel, and it makes.
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  1.TRUE or FALSE: Images help to frame or construct culture. 2.TRUE or FALSE: During witnessing, the active role that we take is in witnessing the world around us. 3.TRUE or FALSE: The speed at which Americans began developing a 9/11 memorial underscores the strength of a memorial image. 4.TRUE or FALSE: Images can.
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  11.A successful society needs a common code of ethics because it a.allows people to engage. b.helps prevent lies. c.is accepting of different religions. d.establishes the same set of values. e.encourages ethical persuaders. 12.You are being _________ if you fulfill duties and obligations, are accountable to other individuals and groups, and adhere to agreed-upon standards. a..
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  186.Kristi has stopped maintaining a healthy diet because her mother, her aunt and her grandmother all developed heart disease, and she knows that it will happen to her, too. This is an example of which locus of control? a.Informational b.Internal c.Emotional d.External e.Instrumental 187.A health campaign is NOT effective if it lacks a.emotional appeals. b.source credibility. c.promotion across all.
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26. _______________ refers to the ways in which images, such as signs, symbols, photographs and art that humans interact with, either intentionally or unintentionally, create meaning in our lives. a.Cultural salience b.Visual communication c.Devil terms d.God terms e.Witnessing 27.The American Cancer Society’s “More Birthdays” campaign asks people to imagine a world with less cancer and more.
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1.Which of the following is NOT an ethical consideration? a.integrity b.truth c.secrets d.plagiarism e.lying 2.Tommy chose to volunteer time at a local soup kitchen because his beliefs in a higher power indicated that helping the less fortunate is important. This is an example of which ethical perspective? a. Religious b.Human Nature c.Dialogical d.Situational e.Aggressive 3.Which ethical concept explains why we should.
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  86.Katy Perry appears in TV commercials promoting Proactiv acne treatment. This is an example of which principle of influence? a.Authority b.Scarcity c.Social proof d.Reciprocation e.Liking 87.Because all types of media are converging onto single platforms such as laptops, smart phones and touch pads, the ways that we are exposed to ___________ are changing as well. a.video b.persuasion c.hegemony d.peep culture e.reciprocation 88.Which.
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26.Roger is a young, intelligent engineering professor who is well-liked by all his students. However, during a panel discussion about a recent bridge collapse, Dave, an older local structural engineer, had more credibility among community members because of his experience in the field. This is an example of how _________.
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  1.Write a syllogism about the importance of a college education. 2.Choose an example of an argument and make your case using the Toulmin model. 3.Give examples of arguments in the private, technical and public sphere. Which spheres of argument do you encounter most in your daily life? Why does it matter to.
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1.Once research data has been collected, they can be used to: a.summarize the characteristics of the research sample or population that provided them b.estimate the characteristics of the population from which a research sample was drawn c.determine if a pattern of relationships between variables within a sample is likely to be a real.
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1.When variables are related within data drawn from a research sample, the relationship may have been caused by: a.design flaws b.rival hypotheses c.sampling bias d.all of the above     2.When social workers tend to answer questions about social issues based on what they think they should believe about them (rather than what they really believe) this.
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  1.Provide three examples of Cialdini’s principles of influence that are used as tools for persuasion in new media. Are these examples ethical or unethical? 2.Compare persuasive messages from the Oral Tradition with persuasive messages today. How has the influence of persuasive messages changed as we have advanced to a point when.
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1.What level of data cannot be organized to form an array? a.nominal b.ordinal c.interval d.ratio     2.What frequency distribution could help the reader of a research report to learn what percentage of a research sample of clients were younger than age 40? a.an absolute frequency distribution b.a percentage distribution c.a cumulative frequency distribution d.a cumulative percentage distribution     3.When constructing grouped frequency.
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1.In social work meta-analysis, statistical analysis is used to learn if a method or type of intervention can be considered effective in addressing some problem. In meta-analysis, a research sample is comprised of a group of: a.clients. b.social agencies. c.social programs. d.reports of research that evaluated the intervention.     2.In social work meta-analysis, the independent variable.
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51.Argumentation is a.the sphere of our personal relationship in day-to-day life. b.the designation of an appeal to the passions or the emotions. c.the presentation of reasoned evidence as a form of persuasion. d.the observation of specifics to draw general conclusions. e.a qualifier for the extent or degree of the claim.  52.While visiting Jane at her.
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1.Two sample t tests are designed to learn if there is support for a relationship between variables when: a.both variables are interval or ratio level. b.the dependent variable is interval or ratio level and the independent variable is nominal level and dichotomous. c.both variables are nominal level. d.all of the above     2.Which statistical test is.
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  136.___________ consists of strategies to get others to do what we want. a.Bargaining b.Distributive communication c.Visual dominance d.Social influence e.Compliance-gaining 137.An attractive person is more likely to get away with a.ingratiation. b.deception. c.direct requests. d.dependence power. e.psychological reactance. 138.“I would love to be able to make these cookies for my kids” is a ___________ way of getting assistance. a.explicit b.implicit c.manipulating d.bargaining e.dominating 139.If one person is submissive,.
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1.What can regression analysis tell the researcher that correlation analysis alone cannot? a.the strength of a relationship between variables b.the direction of a relationship between variables c.the probability that the relationship between variables within a research sample could have been produced by sampling error d.the predicted value of an outcome variable if we know.
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1.Which statement about sampling distributions is correct? a.There is a different sampling distribution for every sample size. b.The mean of a sampling distribution is the same as the mean of the population from which samples are drawn. c.Sampling distributions consist of a distribution of  the means of an "infinite number of samples of.
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  61.Your university hired marketing consultants to identify ways to recruit more students. A team of the consultants debated among themselves about the best strategy. This is an example of what type of sphere argument? a.technical b.inductive c.public d.deductive e.private 62.The logician’s approach of needing to prove that an argument is _________ takes us away from studying.
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  36.Commercials created by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals show images of abused pets. These images cause a/an _____________ that often short-circuits our logical responses. f. visual breakdown a.emotional response b.ethical dilemma c.rational response d.consumer outpour 37.The strength of images lies in _____________ not in logical appeals. a.conveying beauty b.motivating consumers c.emotional appeals d.imagination e.challenging the expected 38.Which.
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  1.TRUE or FALSE: Our values can conflict with our ethical decisions. 2.TRUE or FALSE: Ethical situations typically come up one or two times a day. 3.TRUE or FALSE: Ethical persuaders want others to make the best choice based on fair and accurate information. 4.TRUE or FALSE: You are not lying if you unintentionally.
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  11.Our increasingly digital world presents more issues involving ___________. a.responsibility b.poesis c.perceptions d.ethical dilemmas e.health communication 12.A culture that represses the rights of women is lacking ____________. a.ethical communication b.praxis c.argumentation d.visual communication e.media 13.Hypermedia is a.the blending or collapse of print, radio, electronic, and digital formats as one dominant medium. b.the variety of message delivery formats such as print news, radio, television, and.
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1.A measure of central tendency describes what was _____ of a variable within a data set. a.the most unusual measurement b.the amount of variation in measurements c.a typical measurement d.the accuracy of measurements     2.Which measure of central tendency is always present as an actual case value within a data set? a.the mode b.the median c.the mean d.the trimmed mean     3.A.
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  1.TRUE or FALSE: Aristotle’s idea is that there are inartistic proofs that can be manipulated by the persuader to create a reaction in the person being persuaded. 2.TRUE or FALSE: Rank’s Model of Persuasion states that intensifying and downplaying are the two techniques persuaders use to change opinions. 3.TRUE or FALSE: Fundamental.
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126.Marie made her husband’s favorite dinner in hopes that it would put him in a good mood before she told him that she ran her car into a parking meter. Marie’s actions are considered a. prerogative principle. b. psychological reactance. c. social influence. mm. visual centrality. d. bargaining. 127.___________ have large amounts of physical.
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  1.TRUE or FALSE: Health literacy occurs when we are taught what is appropriate and inappropriate in a given situation. 2.TRUE or FALSE: Emotional support, informational support and instrumental support are all forms of social support. 3.TRUE or FALSE: Locus of control uses interpersonal persuasion because it influences how we respond to attempts.
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  36.Many children learn from their parents how to behave properly. This concept is part of ____________ theory. a.Uses and Gratifications b.Social Learning c.Social Judgment d.Attribution e.Elaboration Likelihood Model 37.__________ is the charisma and credibility of a speaker. a.Ethos b.Personal identity c.Logos d.Fidelity e.Pathos 38.Jack wants to go to Sally’s birthday party tonight, but he knows that he also needs to study for.
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  161.To convey that we are interested in a conversation, we tend to make eye contact. This is an example of which type of nonverbal gesture? a.Emblem b.Illustrator c.Regulator d.Adaptors e.Affect displays 162.When you change environments and audiences, you change your a.gestures. b.physical appearance. c.nonverbal messages. d.eye behavior. e.effectiveness. 163.The __________ zone measures one-and-one-half to four feet of space between communicators and can.
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101.Public relations is  ee. a paid form of impersonal communication concerned with selling specific products, services, brands, images, and lifestyles to the public. a. the ongoing use of two-way communication to develop, maintain, and sustain positive relationships with the public. b. the promotion of a person or candidate. c. strategies associated with.
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1.Persuasion is a.the use of force to get another person to think or behave as desired. b.the power of communication to link and relate us to people, groups, communities, social institutions, and cultures. c.the process of attempting to change or reinforce attitudes, values, beliefs, or behavior. d.communication that limits the free will and self-determination.
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151.Environments lead to ______________, the formation of an impression, perception, or view of another.  a. oculesics b. kinesics c. impression management d. nonverbal communication e. social space 152.Dr. Roberts’ office was neat as a pin with nothing out of place. The calendars and papers on his desk were all arranged in straight.
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  111.Barack Obama used a distinct graphic of the letter “O” in his 2008 presidential campaign. This is an example of creating _____________. a.legitimacy. b.participation. c.distribution. d.penetration. e.identification. 112.While the public relations process has been labeled differently throughout the years, ___________ is consistently the first step when developing and communicating key messages. a.implementation b.planning c.evaluation d.communication e.programming 113.The three basic types of persuasive.
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1.Correlation analyses are used for: a.construction of  data collection instruments such as scales. b.describing the strength and direction of a relationship between variables. c.determining if a relationship between variables is statistically significant. d. all of the above     2.Correlation between variables can be displayed graphically using a: a.frequency polygon. b.stem and leaf plot c.scattergram. d.pie chart.     3.If two variables reflect.
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  1.TRUE or FALSE: Coercion is the process of attempting to change or reinforce attitudes, values, beliefs, or behavior. 2.TRUE or FALSE: Facebook is an example of popular culture. 3.TRUE or FALSE: Ethical dilemmas DO NOT present clear choices between right and wrong. 4.TRUE or FALSE: Argumentation is any response given as a form.
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1.When statisticians refer to the distribution of a variable as "skewed," they mean that a frequency polygon for the variable: a.would not be bell-shaped. b.would contain one or more outliers. c.would not be symmetrical d.all of the above     2.A leptokurtic distribution of a variable: a.is bell-shaped. b.is totally flat. c.has a steep peak. d.is not symmetrical.     3.In the standard normal.
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1.Chi-square determines if there is support for a relationship between variables by comparing: a.a sample mean with a population mean. b.the mean of two research samples. c.observed frequencies and expected frequencies. d.observed frequencies and degrees of freedom.     2.Chi-square is a test for_____ between variables. a.cause and effect. b.correlation. c.association. d.all of the above     3.In chi-square analysis, the numbers that best.
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176.________ is a state of physical, emotional, mental and spiritual wellbeing, which is more than the mere absence of illness or injury. a. Patient compliance b. Immediacy c. Health d.Self-efficacy e. Health communication 177.Your friend Nancy needs to lose 50 pounds, but she doesn’t know if she can. You encourage her every.
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  1.Have you been knowingly influenced by a public relations campaign lately? What type of public relations did this campaign belong to (community, consumer, etc.)? 2.Is advertising or public relations more effective in persuading an audience to change its attitudes, beliefs, or alliances? Justify your answer. 3.You are in charge of public relations.
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  1.TRUE or FALSE: An argument typically involves bickering and shouting. 2.TRUE or FALSE: If an arguer is using the lover approach to argumentation, he or she is willing to risk losing the argument rather than pursuing any means whatsoever for victory. 3.TRUE or FALSE: Goodnight’s spheres refer to the type of audience.
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  1.You are working on a local political campaign, and your candidate has more than doubled the number of local recreation activities available for youth. However, the male director of an intramural program that your candidate founded was just fired for having an inappropriate relationship with a girl participating in the.
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76.New media is a.cultural messages or traditions verbally transmitted across generations. b.verbal communication sustained through other technologies.  bb. the convergence of traditional media with the interactive ability of computer technology. c.media that require users to make use of electronics to access content. d.the persuasive experience shared between friends. 77.The ability to use a device.
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  1.TRUE or FALSE: Social networking is created with the sole purpose of persuasion. 2.TRUE or FALSE: Persuasion occurs to deceive or harm us. 3.TRUE or FALSE: Second orality refers to a culture that has no knowledge of technology beyond the spoken word. 4.TRUE or FALSE: The 1992 presidential campaign marked the first major.
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