Spcm 1010 Final 2 Test Questions

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High context cultures tend to:
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value and emphasize, often nonverbal cues to maintain social harmony
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Members of collective cultures:
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produce and reward team players rather than superstars
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When Austrian students are praised for asking their teachers questions while Philipino students see questioning their teachers as inappropriate, they are exhibiting values associated with which concept?
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power distance
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Joanne: “I can’t believe that people in Asia cook their fish with the head still attached. this is just sooo wrong! Wendy: “Oh…that’s disgusting. They just do not know how to eat fish.”
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Ethnocentric
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Which of the following is more likely to be true in a low-context than in a high context culture?
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People need detailed background information
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Which family communication type reflects a tension between open communication and conformity to family values?
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Pluralistic or Consensual
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Established rules in families include things like:
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What topics can be addressed, how you can talk about certain topics, and who you can talk to within the family
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Autonomy is the extent to which individuals retain their own:
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Identity
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In a family with a socio-orientation, children are likely to:
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Adopt their parents’ values
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According to the Bartholomew Model, people with a negative model of self and a positive model of others will have a _________ attachment style
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Preoccupied
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Families with high conformity seek:
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Harmony and Obedience
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The word “garage” has the same meaning in French and English but is pronounced differently. Which of the following concepts does this example best illustrate?
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Phonological Rules
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With reference to language, connotation refers to which of the following?
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the personal, or contextual meaning associated with a word
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At which level do rules concerning the structure of words and sentences exist?
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The syntactic level
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An example of metacommunication is:
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Dr. Samp’s lecture on language
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When Dr. Samp says the word “dog” in lecture, you think of a four legged animal while she thinks of a slobbering, ferocious beast that she always seeks to avoid. the difference between your and Dr. Samp’s mental image associated with the word “dog” best explained by the fact that:
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Dr. Samp is relying on a connotative meaning and you are relying on a denotative meaning
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The fact that the words “whiskey makes you sick when you’re well,” when arranged differently, “Whiskey when you’re sick, makes you well,” create a totally different meaning is related to which rule of language?
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Syntactic
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Equilibrium theory says that nonverbal behaviors are used to:
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Counterbalance each other to maintain the status quo
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Which of the following is an example of paralinguistic nonverbal cue?
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Speech rate
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How we look, act, and sound can be more important in meeting our goals that the words we speak. Why might this be true?
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-Sometimes deliberately and sometimes without preconceived thought, we send nonverbal messages,-eye contact, clothing, and posture all send messages to receivers,-the influence on nonverbal behavior comes in many forms
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The term “proxemics” refers to the study of the effects of:
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The spatial relationship between two or more individuals
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What group of people spends the most time listening?
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College Students
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Which of the following is NOT a type of listening
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Sensory
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Tyler tells Cindy about his weekend. When Tyler is finished speaking Cindy paraphrases what Tyler said and asks clarifying questions. cindy is engaging in what listening skills:
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Active Listening
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Which of the following identifies the process of losing detail by only remembering the bare skeleton of the content?
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Leveling
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Self-Disclosure involves what type of information?
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Information about yourself that others would not know if not communicated
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The degree of intimacy reflected in a person’s disclosure is called what, according to Social Penetration Theory?
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Depth of disclosure
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The manner of self-disclosure can be affected by:
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The sex composition of the dyad, the nature of the relationship and cultural influences
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A relationship dialect is:
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A tension in a relationship between forces that are mutually desired but are also mutually exclusive
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Which of the following is NOT a dialectical tension, according to Baxter?
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Needs vs. Wants
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High-context cultures rely more on nonverbal cues than do low context cultures
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TRUE
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Care for extended family before self is typical of collectivist cultures
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TRUE
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Culture is innate
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FALSE
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The ideology of traditionalism deals with the extent to which families uphold the traditions of their cultures
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FALSE
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Attachment styles refer to the bonds formed between a child and his/her secondary caregiver
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FALSE
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Individuals with an anxious/ambivalent attachment style experience more emotional highs and lows than individuals with other attachment styles
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TRUE
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The relationship between a word and the thing it represents is arbitrary
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TRUE
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Linguistic relativism asserts that culture is shaped and reflected by the language its members speak
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TRUE
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Communication researchers call the process of adapting one’s speech style to match that of others with whom the communicator wants to identify as “divergence”
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FALSE
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Verbal messages are easier to fake than nonverbal messages
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TRUE
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The term haptics is used to label the study of space
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FALSE
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Chronemics is the study of how people use color
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FALSE-use of time
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Listening is the process wherein sound waves strike the eardrum and cause vibrations are transmitted to the brain
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FALSE
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Empathizing requires both understanding of and agreement with another person’s message
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TRUE is ok, but FALSE
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Research on listening reveals that people only remember about half of what they hear immediately after hearing it
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TRUE
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Pseudo listeners give the appearance of being attentive, but their minds are in another world.
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TRUE
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Information that is termed “unknown” in the Johari Window model is solely unknown to the person that is disclosing information
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FALSE
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The relative size of each area in our personal Johari Window stays the same throughout our lives
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FALSE
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When we are unsure how to react to an unexpected response from a close friend, we are being affected by the predictability-novelty dialectic.
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TRUE
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We can experience dialectic tensions both internally and externally
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TRUE

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