Types of Communication Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why are words NOT an element of vocal cues?

Question 2 2. What form of data is participant observation?

Question 3 3. Among the answers listed, which are platforms of mass media?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is true about symbolic interactionism?

Question 5 5. What is broadly defined as information, which is usually biased or misleading, used to promote a political cause or point of view?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following has NOT been a criticism of symbolic interactionism by critics?

Question 7 7. Symbolic interactionists argue that:

Question 8 8. What is the most modern form of mass media used today?

Question 9 9. Which of these is an example of private media?

Question 10 10. What is the role of the mass media?

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Question 11 11. How does the grapevine function within an organization?

Question 12 12. A presidential candidate called John Smith sends most of his messages through Twitter. He also tries to maintain an active account on Facebook. These are his two main ways of communicating with voters. This means that he primarily relies on which of the following?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT a form of nonverbal communication?

Question 14 14. Which of the following are common media of propaganda:

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT true about print media?

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Question 16 16. What does the mass media have a major influence on?

Question 17 17. Bill reads about a candidate's polling numbers on the online page of the New York Times. Which is the most specific way to describe how he gained this information?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT an example of formal communication?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT an example of broadcast media?

Question 20 20. Which type of media is owned, dictated, and managed by a government?

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Question 21 21. Any means of communication intended to reach a general, public audience is known as _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following was NOT a famous propagandist:

Question 23 23. What type of media is solely owned or financed by individuals or private groups?

Question 24 24. Who was the famous Nazi propagandist?

Question 25 25. Which propagandist carefully monitored how his picture was used? Hint: He was also a dictator.

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Question 26 26. What is the definition of mass media?

Question 27 27. True or False: Propaganda is limited to posters.

Question 28 28. The following is an example of the micro level of society:

Question 29 29. How is verbal communication primarily used?

Question 30 30. Which of these would usually not be considered media?

Types of Communication Chapter Exam Instructions

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