Social Norms in Interpersonal Communication


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The primary difference between hearing and listening is:

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1. A good conversationalist will do the following:

2. In order to respect personal space, the physical distance between speakers should be:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions that are used in this assessment will ask you about social norms in interpersonal communication. See if you can provide correct answers about what makes a good conversationalist and the role eye contact plays in a conversation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on:

  • Main difference between listening and hearing
  • Characteristics of a good conversationalist
  • The physical distance between speakers in order to respect personal space
  • Role of eye contact in interpersonal communication

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding acceptable norms for distance between two speakers and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the difference between listening and hearing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify characteristics of a good conversationalist

Additional Learning

If you want to know more about this topic, see the lesson named Social Norms in Interpersonal Communication. Get to know:

  • Awareness of good communication habits
  • Value of a firm handshake
  • Use of non-verbal feedback