Type
Quiz
Book Title
Interpersonal Communication: Everyday Encounters 7th Edition
ISBN 13
978-1111346409

COM CM 62813

July 4, 2017
Percy wants to throw a party, but thinks that no one will come to the party. He thinks if
he throws a party it will be a disaster. Percy is suffering from which fallacy?
a. perfection
b. overgeneralization
c. helplessness
d. taking responsibility for others
e. Fear of catastrophic expectations
"When you said my idea was stupid, I felt hurt" is an example of ____ language.
a. I
b. You
c. We
d. They
e. Me
All of the following are guidelines for improving self-concept except:
a. make a firm commitment to personal growth
b. gain and use knowledge to support personal growth
c. set goals that are realistic and fair
d. seek contexts that support personal change
e. make a social comparisons.
According to research discussed in Chapter 1, for intimates, talking about a vision of a
shared future
a. Is the most powerful ties that link people.
b. is uncommon in romantic relationships.
c. reveals the "dark side" of the relationships.
d. provides a way for partners to communicate in secret code.
Jorge says, "When I do badly on a test or paper, I usually say either the professor was
unfair or I had too much to do that week and couldn't study like I wanted to. But when
my friends do badly on a test, I tend to think they're not good in that subject or they
aren't disciplined or whatever." This is an example of:
a prototype
b script
c personal construct
d stereotype
e self-serving bias
Men are more likely than women to be this kind of lover,
a eros
b storge
c ludus
d pragma
e agape
In the general U.S. population, ____ of the people oppose or strongly oppose same-sex
marriages
a 21%
b 11%
c 41%
d 51%
e 31%
Which one of the following statements is true about emotions?
a. Most emotions are instinctual and universal.
b. We usually respond to a particular event with a single emotion.
c. We experience emotions holistically.
d. Emotions are distinct events that we can identify
e. Recent research has found that emotions are either basic or learned.
In this stage, attention shifts to resolving the tension and partners engage in
contradicting
a early
b middle
c later
d exit
e dual
Lacy is constantly dissatisfied with herself. She wants to get plastic surgery to get rid of
her huge nose and fat thighs. Lacy is suffering from which fallacy?
a. perfection
b. overgeneralization
c. helplessness
d. taking responsibility for others
e. Fear of catastrophic expectations
According to the cognitive labeling view of emotions, what occurs second?
a. external event
b. physiological response
c. label for response
d. interpreted emotion
e. perception of event
Nora tells Dan that she needs help with a computer problem rather than saying "would
you do something for me if I told you it really mattered?" By asking her help and
saying "I really need help with the computer glitch", she is using this strategy
a description
b provisionalism
c spontaneity
d problem orientation
e equality
In this stage, the foundation of constructive management of conflict is established long
before a specific disagreement is aired
a early
b middle
c later
d exit
e dual
Research demonstrates that attributional patterns are linked to ____ and forgiveness
a prototypes
b scripts
c personal constructs
d stereotypes
e marital quality
The opposite or unproductive communication of self-summarizing by both parties is:
a summarizing the concerns
b cross-complaining
c excessive metacommunication
d validation of each other
e kitchen-sinking
All of the following are influences on perception except:
a physiology
b age
c culture
d cognitive ability
e cognitive complexity
____ states that people apply economic principles to evaluate their relationships
a social exchange theory
b social penetration theory
c selective perception theory
d equity theory
e relationship repair theory
While listening to her friend Bill, Judy occasionally says, "Tell me more" or "That's
interesting, go on." Judy is:
a. using minimal encouragers.
b. relying on mnemonics.
c. paraphrasing.
d. listening for pleasure.
e. listening for complexity.
According to your text, misunderstanding is less likely when we are conscious of
a. our I language
b. our you language
c. levels of abstraction
d. speech community
e. punctuation
This kind of love is practical love
a eros
b storge
c ludus
d pragma
e agape
To take responsibility for your own feelings, rely on ____ language.
a. I
b. You
c. We
d. They
e. Me
____ language may be acceptable or even appreciated when it conveys praise of
another.
a. I
b. You
c. We
d. They
e. Me
Many scholars argue that race:
a. can be determined scientifically through DNA testing.
b. is a valid means of defining individual and group identities.
c. is a socially constructed category.
d. explains differences in scores on intelligence tests.
e. is easy to measure.
My boss Susan is a great supervisor because she listens to her employee's concerns and
ideas. Susan is an example of a(n):
a prototype
b script
c personal construct
d stereotype
e attribution
Laura perceives one failure as typical of herself. She didn't make the cheerleading
squad. Thus, she believes that she will never make a squad in the future. This is an
example of this fallacy
a. perfection
b. overgeneralization
c. helplessness
d. taking responsibility for others
e. Fear of catastrophic expectations
Closeness in the doing is best illustrated by which of the following interactions between
two friends?
a they tell each other personal details of their lives
b they talk through problems together
c they go to ball games together
d they talk about the relationship and what it means
e they support each other verbally
Which of the following is a prototype?
a your expectation of how a friend will behave
b your idea about how you should interact with a friend
c the person who exemplifies a friend to you
d how a friend measures up on the dimension of intelligent-unintelligent
e the dictionary definition of friend
The counterpoint to control is ____
a description
b provisionalism
c spontaneity
d problem orientation
e equality
The term ____, also called the looking-glass self, is based on Charles Cooley's poem.
a. reflected appraisal
b. direct definition
c. identity script
d. self-fulfilling prophecy
e. social comparison
Maggie has always dreamed of her perfect romantic soul mate. She believes that her
ideal soul mate will be tall, dark, handsome, smart, and rich. Maggie's ideal soul mate is
an example of ____
a script
b personal contruct
c schemata
d perception
e prototype
Women are more likely than men to sustain ties with friends who live at a distance
Provide an illustration of a specific emotional reaction. Then explain the emotional
reaction using two different theories of emotions discussed in Chapter 7. Finally,
provide an argument for which of the two theories offers a better explanation of the
emotional reaction.
In Korea, age is a very important aspect of identity. The older person is, the more he or
she is respected
Name and explain the obstacles to effective listening that combine to create six forms of
nonlistening.
Explain and describe framing rules.
Pragma love types are more likely to use online matching services to specify their
criteria for a desirable mate
Define the concept of emotional intelligence and explain why it may be especially
beneficial in a workplace environment. Be sure to incorporate a specific example to
illustrate your response.
Excessive metacommunication is a final form of negative communication in
unproductive conflict
In Asian and northern European countries, direct eye contact is considered disrespectful
and considered abrasive.
Explain and describe the perceptual view of emotions.
Passion is the primary foundation for enduring romance
What are the characteristics of forgiveness? How is forgiveness a part of conflict?
Describe an example from your own experiences in forgiveness was part of the conflict
process
Defensive listening, which is perceiving personal attacks, criticism, or hostility in
communication that is not critical or mean-spirited.
With selective listening, however, we screen out parts of a message that don't interest us
and rivet our attention to topics that do interest us.
It takes money to finance trips and long distance calls and to pay for computers and
Internet access. Thus, friends with greater economic resources are better able to
maintain their relationships than are friends with less discretionary income
Unhappy couples tend to attribute the nice things their partners do to external factors
The perspectives of the generalized other are revealed to us in three ways.
The author of your textbook states that interpersonal communication involves ethical
choices. Define ethics and explain why interpersonal communication involves ethical
choices, especially in relation to other interpersonal communication principles.