Negative Body Language: Examples & Signs


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Which of the following feelings is NOT indicated by frowning?

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1. Other than a person being hot, what can sweating indicate?

2. Tim noticed that Anthony was clenching his fists when he was speaking with him. Which of the following represents how Tim is most likely perceiving Anthony right now?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet measure your knowledge of negative body language. You'll be asked to read some example stories and indicate what feelings are being communicated by different body actions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz covers the following information:

  • What sweating can indicate in a person
  • Something that can be determined when someone avoids eye contact
  • Feelings associated with frowning
  • Examples of different feelings portrayed through body language

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding types of body language and interpret it correctly
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about a person sweating in a different light
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on negative body language

Additional Learning

To learn more about negative body language, make sure you read through the related lesson titled Negative Body Language: Examples & Signs. You can expect the lesson to cover these objectives:

  • Recall what negative body language is defined as
  • Review what staring can indicate
  • Learn the meaning behind different negative body signs such as overuse of hands and crossing arms
  • Examine what can be portrayed when someone is looking at a watch or clock
  • Identify how constant nodding can be viewed negatively
  • Know how different cultures view body language differently