Fundamentals of english and communication Mcqs - Study For Buddies

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Fundamentals of english and communication Mcqs


MCQS - 50

1. Which functions of language concentrate on maintaining social relationships. 

a) Phatic function
b) Aesthetic function
c) directive function
d) expressive function

2. Which function concentrates on use of language for the sake of linguistic artefact

a) Expressive
b) Aesthetic
c) Directive
d) All

3. Advent of Printing Press, First English Dictionary Period of English Renaissance in Period. 

a) Old English Period 
b) Middle English Period
c) Early Modern English Period
d) Late Modern English Period

4. Industrial Revolution, Rise of America as a Nation in the Period _____ 

a) 1800
b) 1500 – 1800
c) 450-1100 AD
d) 1100 - 1500

5. Effective feedback needs to be ______

a) Clear
b) Specific
c) impersonal
d) All of the above

6. Which is NOT the Organizational Barriers:

a) Leadership failure
b) Environmental  Factors 
c) Financial inhibitors
d) Poor-co-ordination

7. The words which have the same spelling, but different pronunciations & meaning

a) Homographs
b) Homophones
c) Homonyms
d) none

8. Words which have the same spelling & same pronunciation but different meaning: 

a) Homographs
b) Homophones
c) Homonyms
d) All

9. Introversion Extroversion & Attitudinal problems are causes of _________ 

a) Biological barriers 
b) Semantic barriers
c) Psychological barriers
d) None

10. Accent tone, terminology & unclarified assumptions are the causes of 

a) Semantic barriers
b) Psychological barriers
c) Biological barriers 
d) Organisational barriers

11. Match the following:

1. Computer breakdown

a) Semantic barrier

2. Wandering mind

b) Physical barrier

3. Ambiguity

c) Physiological barrier

4. Blurred vision

d) Psychological barrier

a) (1 - b), (2 - d), (3 - a), (4- c)
b) (1 - d), (2 - c), (3 - b), (4- a)
c) (1 - a), (2 - b), (3 - c), (4- d)
d) (1 - c), (2 - a), (3 - d), (4- b)

12. India is _______society where English has become one of the important language. 

a) Demographic
b) Multiregional
c) Multilingual
d) Modern

13. Which function of language concentrate maintaining social relationship 

a) Phatic
b) Directive
c) Expressive
d) None

14. Match the following:

1. Interface

a) Based on observation

2. Casual observer

b) Provides immediate feedback

3. Oral communication

c) Characteristics of communication

4. Written communication

d) Types of communication 

5. Non verbal communication

e) Announcement

a) (1-c), (2-a), (3-b), (4-d), (5-e)
b) (1-d), (2-a), (3-e), (4-b), (5-c)
c) (1-e), (2-b), (3-d), (4-c), (5-a)
d) (1-c), (2-d), (3-b), (4-e), (5-a)

15. Which function of language concentrate on feeling and attitude and leaving impression? 

a) Directive
b) Expressive
c) Phatic
d) Asthetic

16. Match the following 

1. Pitch Variation

a) Vanes with the subject matter being conveyed

2. Volume Variation

b) Pauses that are scattered at intervals

3. Speed & pause

c) Means loudness

4. Non fluencies

d) Authority & state of mind

a) (1-c), (2-a), (3-b), (4-d)
b) (1-d), (2-c), (3-a), (4-b)
c) (1-b), (2-a), (3-d), (4-c)
d) (1-c), (2-b), (3-a), (4-d)

17. How bees communicate to convey message to find honey? 

a) Through Special
b) Through Micro Sound
c) Through Dance
d) Through Jargons

18. From below what are the forms of English all over the world?

a) American English
b) Australian English
c) Indian English
d) All of the above

19. Who among the following coined the term “world English”

a) Jespersen
b) Henry Sweet
c) Braj Kachuru
d) Steven Pinker

20. “Braj Kachru” the Indian Enguist defined world English through which theory & when? 

a) “Three circle theory 1988”
b) “Four Circle Theory 1988”
c) “Three circle theory, 1989”
d) “Four Circle Theory 1989”

21. Which are the three circles of world English?

a) Inner Circle, outer circle & expanding circle
b) Top circle, middle circle & lower circle
c) Old circle, neo-modern & modern circle
d) First, second & third circle

22. The new englishes has created feeling of _______ among speakers of English in the word. 

a) Human
b) Peace
c) Proud
d) We-ness

23. American, British & Indian English are differ in terms of _______ . 

a) Pronunciation
b) Vocabulary
c) Spelling & grammar 
d) All of these

24. Pronounce Zebra to rhyme with “Debra” while American pronounce “Zebra’ rhyme with ________. 

a) Lebra 
b) Libra
c) Leebra 
d) Liebra

25. A philosophical soul believes that without words life would be…. 

a) More refreshing
b) More accurate
c) More interesting
d) More clear

26. An action can paint a clearer picture of a person character than what a thousand words may-say. True or False? 

a) True
b) False
c) Can’t say 
d) Partly True

27. It is reality that life without language is a ______

a) Cognitive reality
b) Virtually impossible
c) Only (a)
d) Both (a) & (b)

28. On______ grounds one may argue that life without language is possible, giving example of animals, 

a) Real
b) Modern 
c) Rational 
d) None

29. How Ants Communicate:

a) Through Pheromones
b) Through Dance
c) Through Sound
d) Both (a) & (c)

30. Through Sound Ante indicates which Message?

a) Social status & distress 
b) Political power
c) Dominance
d) None

31. Match the following

1. Personal space language

a) 4 feet to 12 feet

2. Intimate space

b) beyond 12 feet

3. Public space

c) 18 inches

4. Social space

d) 18 inches to 4 feet

a) (1-d), (2-c), (3-b), (4-a)
b) (1-d), (2-c), (3-a), (4-b)
c) (1-b), (2-a), (3-d), (4-c)
d) (1-c), (2-b), (3-a), (4-d)

32. Human communication system is differ from animal through______. 

a) Complex symbols for communication
b) Complex sound
c) Vocal system
d) Both (a) & (b)

33. Initially a human acquire ________ language,

a) First language or native language
b) Written language
c) Sign language
d) Regional language

34. Native tongue can be learnt through with whom by whom a person brought up from infancy. True or False ? 

(a) False 
(b) True
(c) Can’t say 
(d) Partly False

35. Phenomenon of comprehending and communication in two or more language is termed as_______

a) Multitalented & Multilingualism
b) Bilingualism & Multilingtialism
c) Multingualism & bilingualism
d) Multilingualism & multi-talented

36. Match the following:

1. An exchange of facts, ideas, opinions promotions

a) Purpose of communication

2. Negative response to a message

b) Message

3. Live relay of a speech on radio

c) Encoder

4. Coordination of activities

d) Context

5. Letter to a friend

e) Medium

6. An idea transformed into words

f) Mass communication 

7. Films

g) Feedback

8. Fields of experience

h) Interpersonal communication 

9. Telephone

i) Communication

10. Sender of the message

j) Audio visual channel

a) (1-a) , (2-b), (3-c), (4-d), (5-e), (6-f), (7-g), (8-h), (9-i), (10-j)
b) (1-i) , (2-g), (3-f), (4-a), (5-h), (6-b), (7-j), (8-d), (9-e), (10-c)
c) (1-j) , (2-i), (3-h), (4-g), (5-f), (6-e), (7-d), (8-c), (9-b), (10-a)
d) (1-d) , (2-c), (3-b), (4-a), (5-e), (6-g), (7-h), (8-i), (9-e), (10-j)

37. Which language has become administrative language in India? 

a) Hindi 
b) English 
c) Hinglish 
d) Local

38. English is regarded as ....

a) Language of opportunity
b) Language of social mobility
c) Language of prestige & trade & commerce
d) All of these

39. Who states that English as a global language did not appear until 1997. 

a) David Ricardo
b) David Chrish
c) David Crystal
d) David Richard

40. The term language has been derived from_______.

a) Sanskrit word
b) Latin lingua
c) Greek word
d) French lingua

41. ________is a system of spoken or written symbols used by poIicy members to communicate feeling & emotions. 

a) Words
b) Language
c) English
d) Speech

42. Who defined that language is human expression which uttered out by speech organs.

a) Baba Ramdev
b) David Crystal
c) Patanjali
d) Steven Pinker

43. Which is the second generation of native speakers and comparatively more formalized language with robust structure. 

a) Creole 
b) Pidgin
c) Dialects
d) Jargons

44. Nagamese is an example of _______language.

a) Jargon 
b) Dialects
c) Pidgin
d) Creole

45. Which language is developed as a market language to interact with Naga tribesman with Assamese in the plains of Nagaland? 

a) Konkani
b) Nagamese
c) Assam
d) All

46. What is an organize system of symbols, as a, meaningful arrangement of speech and sounds used for creating and transmitting meaning. 

a) Communication
b) Language
c) Both (a) & (b)
d) only (a)

47. Who defined language as a “communicate agency that is flexible and allows the participants to routine as well as novel purpose. 

a) A.H. Gardiner
b) Steven Pinker
c) James Brade
d) Jespersen

48. Language act as.

a) Fundaments of expression of culture, tradition, value
b) Tool of communication links between individual and community 
c) None
d) Both (a) & (b)

49. Match the following:

1. Visual communication

a) Multimedia presentation, lectures

2. Silence

b) It is multi channeled

3. Verbal communication

c) e.g. Picture of the dog beware of the dog

4. Audio visual communication

d) Convey a form of punishment & anger

5. Non verbal communication

e) It is single channeled

a) (1-c), (2-d), (3-e), (4-a), (5-b)
b) (1-c), (2-a), (3-b), (4-d), (5-e)
c) (1-d), (2-a), (3-e), (4-b), (5-c)
d) (1-e), (2-b), (3-d), (4-c), (5-a)

50. Match the following:

1. Clap

a) Posture

2. Stoop

b) Gesture

3. Smile

c) Eye contact

4. Gaze

d) Facial expression

a) (1-c), (2-a), (3-b), (4-d)
b) (1-d), (2-a), (3-c), (4-b)
c) (1-b), (2-a), (3-d), (4-c)
d) (1-c), (2-b), (3-a), (4-d)

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