Relationships & Communication Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A student in a classroom is exhibiting social loafing by _____.

Question 2 2. Tad was tasked with hiring a new sales manager for his team. He had two equally qualified candidates with seemingly like personalities. However, he found Cathy to be more attractive than Kelly. Tad decided to hire Cathy because he felt she would get along better with the team than Kelly would. Tad's behavior is an example of _____

Question 3 3. How does the concept of friendship change from early childhood to middle childhood?

Question 4 4. What kinds of issues are often faced by a dual career family?

Question 5 5. Why is interpersonal communication considered to be minimally restricted?

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Question 6 6. Mary and Kelly have just started working for a new boss. Mary is unhappy because the new boss is strict and has many new rules. Kelly is optimistic because the office feels organized and has direction now under the new boss. Mary and Kelly have different _____

Question 7 7. A relationship where a non-substance-abusing person close to an addict denies the addiction, is controlled by the abuser's behavior, and enables the addicted individual, is termed:

Question 8 8. Sareeta and her friends have all agreed that they will wear their hair a certain way. This is an example of:

Question 9 9. Which of these is NOT a type of positive reinforcement technique:

Question 10 10. How does written communication provide immediacy and economical feasibility?

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Question 11 11. Esteem, admiration, or deference for a person or his/her qualities is known as _____.

Question 12 12. Donald is an office manager. In his youth, he found that other kids of a certain nationality were quarrelsome and hard to get along with. When an applicant from the same nationality applied for an opening in Donald's office, Donald dismissed him because he didn't feel the applicant would get along with existing staff. Donald is using _____

Question 13 13. Brenda's father just married a woman with two kids. What kinds of issues might arise?

Question 14 14. A _____ consists of a large loose-knit social group that shares common interests and attitudes.

Question 15 15. Joe is a top salesman, something he attributes to his own intelligence, personality and wit. When he recently missed a monthly quota though, he blamed it on new competitors in his territory. Joe is rationalizing his failure by using _____

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Question 16 16. Why is communication important in the business world?

Question 17 17. Choosing to have a face-to-face conversation rather than simply sending a text message about an emotional matter is an example of _____.

Question 18 18. Janice is a manager who is out of town on a business trip. She needs to get some measurements to a member of her staff rather quickly so a presentation can be updated. She chooses to send the information via an email. This is an example of _____.

Question 19 19. Derek loaned Stacey a book to read. Stacey takes the book to a restaurant and accidentally spills coffee on it, which ruins a few of the pages. Stacey decides to be upfront and honest about what happened to the book when she returns it to Derek. This is an example of _____ in a successful relationship.

Question 20 20. All of the following statements about socialization are true, EXCEPT:

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Question 21 21. According to Yale psychologist Irving Janis, close-knit groups maintain solidarity by _____.

Question 22 22. If a father or mother is struggling with finances, raised their child alone, and spends a good deal of time working, they would be:

Question 23 23. Which of the following is TRUE about the influence of peers and parents on adolescents?

Question 24 24. How does school act as an agent of socialization?

Question 25 25. Doing good things for good behavior is known as:

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Question 26 26. What type of information is NOT typically conveyed during a communication?

Question 27 27. Doing good things for bad behavior is specifically known as:

Question 28 28. The agent of socialization that usually provides children with their first system of values, norms, and beliefs is their _____.

Question 29 29. Why do managers rely heavily on oral communication?

Question 30 30. Which of the following characterizes middle childhood?

Relationships & Communication 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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