Communication Skills: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following does NOT indicate that Tim has good communication skills?

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1. Which of the following is NOT true of open-ended questions as a communication skill?


Anthony was trying to be supportive of his buddy, Wyatt, when Wyatt's girlfriend broke up with him. Wyatt was genuinely down and sullen. Anthony was in a great mood before finding out about Wyatt's girlfriend but he brought his mood down to comfort his friend.

What communication skill is Anthony practicing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete this quiz/worksheet combo to gain important information about communication skills. After finishing the worksheet, you can take a quiz at the end to see what you know about the different types of communication skills.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will help you review:

  • Reflexive listening
  • An 'I statement'
  • Open-ended questions
  • How to tell if someone has good communications skills

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to review characteristics of reflexive listening
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the use of open-ended questions
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding situations that indicate whether or not a person is a good communicator and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You have the chance to learn more about being a good communicator by looking through the lesson called Communication Skills: Definition & Examples. Using this lesson, you can cover these objectives:

  • Learn why having good communication skills is important
  • Identify general communication skills
  • Determine why you should avoid using the word should