AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Active Listening Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Paraphrasing, summarizing, and questioning/clarifying are all examples of _____.

Question 2 2.

Your friend is telling you that he is tired. Here are three ways that he could phrase this message:

A. 'I am completely spent and can't do another thing tonight'

B. 'I'm really tired.'

C. 'I am starting to drag a little.'

Put these three statements in order from LEAST emphatic to MOST emphatic.

Question 3 3. Which type of effective listening is concerned with investigating the speaker's message by considering its appropriateness and clarity?

Question 4 4. An English speaker wants to put strong emphasis on the phrase 'do not touch anything.' How would he or she accomplish that goal?

Question 5 5. How should you BEST remember information by using short-term memory?

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Question 6 6. Jane had a long argument with her boss, and they had a further falling out based on their exchange. Which of the following would BEST reflect an example of selective listening in this situation?

Question 7 7. John nods his head along in agreement to a message that Judy is delivering. When Judy completes the delivery of her message, John paraphrases the critical content back to her. John's actions are examples of:

Question 8 8. What is the optimal group size for effective listening?

Question 9 9. What is the intonation marker for a question in English?

Question 10 10. Which of the following phrases would NOT indicate that a speaker is about to describe someone else's opinion?

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Question 11 11. _____ listening provides good advice and includes asking open-ended questions.

Question 12 12. A speaker can use open-ended questions to obtain information about his or her audience. Which of the following is an example of an open-ended question?

Question 13 13. Pick the word or phrase that would NOT indicate agreement with another speaker.

Question 14 14. Paraphrasing is to _____.

Question 15 15. Changes in the lowness or highness of a person's voice is known as _____.

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Question 16 16.

Which of the following is a clue that the speaker is making an important point?

A. He starts talking more loudly.

B. He starts talking more slowly.

C. He is repeating something he already said.

Question 17 17. Does pitch or intonation in English change the meaning of individual words?

Question 18 18. In the _____ stage, an individual is gathering the words and sentences in his brain to be used in the next stage of the listening process.

Question 19 19. When your professor discusses a new theory, it is a good idea to keep this information in your mind in case you need to recall it - perhaps by tying it to an acronym or using some type of mnemonic device. What stage of the listening process do you utilize to store information?

Question 20 20. _____ listening involves the receiver understanding the other person's communication and feeling what they are feeling.

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Question 21 21. When your brain receives words and sentences and you attach meaning to them, you are in the _____ stage of the listening process.

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a reason we listen?

Question 23 23. Hearing _____, whereas listening _____.

Question 24 24.

In the following conversation, which key words do NOT help you figure out the flow of agreement and disagreement?

BOB: I really like the new email system.

PETE: Yes, it's so much easier to use.

BOB: And it works much better on my tablet, too. But I guess that's not such an issue for you, since you don't have one.

PETE: Yeah, I never got into tablets.

BOB: I don't know how you get everything done without one! I consider it totally necessary.

PETE: But you got along fine before you had a tablet. They might be nice, but I don't think they're necessary.

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements indicates that a speaker is not very confident?

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Question 26 26. Active listening comes from the person-centered therapy of _____.

Question 27 27. Active listening is not only used in the therapeutic setting; it is an essential component of _____.

Question 28 28. Chains of similar or related words in a passage can help you

Question 29 29.

In the following conversation, what do Bob and Pete DISAGREE on?

BOB: I really like the new email system.

PETE: Yes, it's so much easier to use.

BOB: And it works much better on my tablet, too. But I guess that's not such an issue for you, since you don't have one.

PETE: Yeah, I never got into tablets.

BOB: I don't know how you get everything done without one! I consider it totally necessary.

PETE: But you got along fine before you had a tablet. They might be nice, but I don't think they're necessary.

Question 30 30. What are the four types of effective listening in groups?

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Active Listening Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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