BCOM 275 Final Exam CLICK this link to get the answer: http://homeworkfox.com/questions/general- questions/144/bcom-275-final-exam/1) The term channel in communication meansA. the volume at which a message is receivedB. the context of the communicationC. the process of changing thoughts into symbolsD. the medium through which a message travels from sender to receiver2) In which of the following communication activities do people spend the greatest percent of theirday?A. ListeningB. WritingC. ReadingD. Speaking3) A receiver’s response to a sender’s message is calledA. encodingB. decodingC. feedbackD. channel4) With this type of response, you analyze or teach the sender about the cause of his or her concern.A. EvaluatingB. Interpreting
C. ParaphrasingD. Questioning5) This happens when you receive, construct meaning from, and respond to the sender’s message.A. HearingB. AttendingC. ListeningD. Responding6) When the receiver uses this response style, he clarifies or seeks more information.A. EvaluatingB. SupportingC. ParaphrasingD. Questioning7) Which of the following are the most common types of doubts people may have about a source?A. Status and academic degreeB. Occupation and employerC. Prominence in the field of study and experienceD. Expertise and accuracy8) Which of the following is the most reliable source of information?A. Wikipedia®B. A blogC. A book recommended by your instructorD. Britannica Online®9) Consider the following exchange: “How do I know God exists? How do you know he doesn’t?”Which fallacy does the second statement illustrate?
A. Perfectionist fallacyB. Slippery slopeC. Misplacing the burden of proofD. Inconsistency ad hominem10) Stating someone has negative features and his claim is invalid is an example of which fallacy?A. Ad hominemB. Genetic fallacyC. Straw manD. False dilemma11) Consider the following statement: “So what if the Senator accepted a little kickback money—most politicians are corrupt after all.” This is an example of which fallacy?A. Argument from envyB. Argument from traditionC. Argument from common practiceD. Straw man12) Consider the following statement: “Studies confirm what everyone already knows: Smallerclass sizes make better learners.” This is an example of which fallacy?A. Argument from common practiceB. Begging the questionC. Misplacing the burden of proofD. Slippery slope13) Audience analysis should occur at what point in the creation of a message?A. Once feedback is receivedB. Before the message is sentC. Before the message is createdD. After selecting the channel
14) Behavior descriptions should meet which of the following criteria?A. Present inferences about another’s motives.B. Describe only observable behaviors.C. Include terms such as “never, always, or constantly.”D. Focus on more than one behavior.15) An effective message should beA. topic-basedB. audience-centeredC. time-centeredD. channel-focused16) Which informal communication channel involves its own abbreviations to accommodate thelimited number of characters available in any given message?A. E-mailB. Text messageC. Voicemail messageD. Handwritten letters17) Sound and light waves are an example of which part of the communication model?A. EncodingB. ChannelC. NoiseD. Decoding18) In this channel of communication, messages are carried by sound and light waves.A. Teleconference
B. VoicemailC. Hard copy memosD. Face-to-face19) A framework for putting all of your information together in a logical sequence is calledA. an introductionB. a thesisC. a central ideaD. an outline20) Which verbal support breaks down complex processes or concepts into their component parts toensure understanding?A. ComparisonsB. AnalysesC. DescriptionsD. Definitions21) What type of language is used when communicating with classmates, coworkers, family, andfriends?A. OfficialB. InformalC. FormalD. Ceremonial22) The connotation of words such as skinny or thin focuses on theA. actual meaningB. denotative meaningC. emotional meaningD. contextual meaning
23) If you try to persuade your classmates to donate canned goods for the hungry in yourcommunity, your topic is one ofA. policyB. factC. valueD. pathos24) Persuasive topics that attempt to show an audience that something is good, bad, right, or wrongare topics ofA. cause-effectB. factC. valueD. policy25) If you use only a few examples to represent the whole of the conclusion, you are committingthis logical fallacy.A. Either/or thinkingB. Slippery slopeC. Faulty causationD. Hasty generalization26) What logical fallacy can occur when a speaker focuses on similarities and ignores significantdifferences?A. Either/or thinkingB. Hasty generalizationC. Faulty comparisonD. Slippery slope27) When you display ethos in your persuasive presentation, you haveA. credibility
B. emotionC. evidenceD. logic28) Developing cross-cultural competence includes which of the following?A. Overcoming personal biasesB. Walking on eggsC. Separating culture from communicationD. Using hot button words29) An attempt to characterize causes of events to either personalities or external situations is calledA. projectionB. selective attentionC. attribution errorD. halo effect30) Groups that value higher power distance believe relationships areA. individualistB. informalC. hierarchicalD. relationship oriented31) What is the belief that laws are justified if they prevent a person from harming him- or herselfknown as?A. Offense principleB. Legal moralismC. Harm principleD. Legal paternalism
32) What is the belief that correct moral principles are those accepted by the correct religion knownas?A. Religious absolutismB. Virtue ethicsC. Religious relativismD. Moral relativism33) The practice of using a case that has already been decided as a guide when deciding new casesis referred to asA. legal moralityB. legal paternalismC. causation principleD. appeal to precedentBCOM/275 Final Exam1) This response style normally does not help unless the sender has asked for your advice.A. ParaphrasingB. InterpretingC. EvaluatingD. Questioning2) This act is involuntary and happens automatically.A. ListeningB. FeedbackC. HearingD. Responding
3) Which of the following is a category of reasonless advertising?A. Logical adsB. Functional adsC. Promise adsD. Endorsement ads4) A claim is generally not considered credible ifA. it seems likelyB. the claimant is a disinterested partyC. the claimant is an interested partyD. it comes from a source assumed to be credible but who is not known to you5) Providing only two choices when others are available defines which fallacy?A. Ad hominemB. Genetic fallacyC. Straw manD. False dilemma6) Measurable or observable characteristics of your audience are calledA. pseudographicsB. psychographicsC. demographicsD. statistics7) Demographics include which of the following?A. Ethnicity, gender, raceB. Attitudes, interests, valuesC. Beliefs, feelings, likesD. Values, morals, opinions8) You want to discuss your performance review and possible raise with your boss. The mosteffective channel to do this would beA. team meetingB. text message
C. face-to-faceD. e-mail9) When are nonverbal messages sent?A. After verbal messagesB. Only when you wantC. Before verbal messagesD. Only in combination with verbal messages10) When using expert testimonials, speakers should do which of the following?A. Always quote the expert’s exact words.B. Share the expert’s credentials.C. Use experts who have celebrity status.D. Protect the identity of experts by not naming them.11) When you use an expression like raining cats and dogs, you are usingA. contextual languageB. figurative languageC. denotative languageD. connotative language12) Deliberately blaming individuals or groups for things they really did not do is calledA. ethnocentrismB. discriminatingC. stereotypingD. scapegoating13) A concept proposing that negative cultural assumptions about a group can create for itsmembers a belief in those assumptions is calledA. an attribution errorB. a perceptual process
C. a halo effectD. a stereotype threat14) Utilitarianism is part of this perspective on moral reasoning.A. DeontologyB. Virtue ethicsC. ConsquentialismD. Moral relativism15) This preparation process involves looking at the characteristics of the receivers of the sender’smessage.A. Determining the messageB. Audience analysisC. Channel evaluationD. Receiver response analysis16) Consider the following statement: “Morgan, you’re down to earth and I trust your judgment.That’s why I know I can count on you to back me up at the meeting this afternoon.” This is anexample of which fallacy?A. Argument from pityB. Apple polishingC. Slippery slopeD. Guilt trip17) The individuals you are most likely to influence with your persuasive presentation are referredto as yourA. target audienceB. peer audienceC. general audienceD. leading audience18) When you lead, instruct, challenge, or introduce your audience to act on or accept your solution,you are at which step of Monroes Motivated Sequence?
A. VisualizationB. Action or approvalC. AttentionD. Solution19) A value judgment requires this type of assessment.A. Worth or desirabilityB. Monroe’s Value SequenceC. ConsistencyD. Normative20) Which communication method provides some of the benefits of face-to-face communicationwhen all parties are not in the same location?A. VodcastingB. Instant messagingC. TeleconferenceD. Videoconference21) Consider the following statement: "So what if the Senator accepted a little kickback money-most politicians are corrupt after all." This is an example of which fallacy?A. Argument from envyB. Argument from traditionC. Argument from common practiceD. Straw man22) The message refers to which of the following?A. The context of the communicationB. Ideas, thoughts, and feelings being communicated.C. The medium that carries the informationD. The receivers response to the sender23) An attempt to characterize causes of events to either personalities or external situations is called
A. projectionB. halo effectC. attribution errorD. selective attention