COMS 101 Quiz 1

COMS 101 Quiz 1 Liberty University Answers

  1. According to the Alban text, a recipient’s false preconceptions about people like the sender can present which type of barrier to communication?
  2. According to the Alban text, a communicative message can be sent by more than one person.
  3. Alban argues that all people see all things in exactly the same way.
  4. Which approach to the study of communication strives to identify and to explain the communicational steps that people take in their quests to establish points of oneness with others?
  5. Alban argues that God, because He is the source of all things, cannot participate in communicative acts.
  6. According to the Alban text, the disappearance of outdated media technologies can present which type of barrier to communication?
  7. The term for a person’s use of volume, tone, pitch, accent, speaking pace, and silence to send a message is
  8. The term for a person’s use of bodily movement to send information is
  9. Researchers Teresa Rosegrant and James McCroskey have shown that females maintain greater interpersonal space from each other than males do.
  10. The term for “a sound or a combination of sounds, or its representation in writing or printing, that symbolizes and communicates a meaning” is
  11. The psalmist’s statement to God that “You are my rock and my fortress” (Ps. 31:3, NLT) is an example of which type of figurative wording?
  12. This term denotes the human attempt to connect with God, or something apparently like Him, through such message forms as meditation, prayer, and singing.
  13. Which type of truth standard holds that a belief, feeling, or behavior is acceptable if it simply “works” for the person who holds it, regardless of whether it consists with anyone else’s experiences and standards?
  14. According to the Alban text, existentialists view communication as something that tends to be positive.
  15. Which type of worldview system sees the world as a self‐created, self‐sustaining machine, consisting of material particles and processes and nothing more than this?
  16. According to the Alban text, this term denotes the composite of someone’s beliefs about human origin, nature, purpose, and destiny, and about values, whether moral or aesthetic.
  17. According to the Alban text, the ancient Greek philosopher Protagoras’s statement that “Man is the measure of all things!” expresses a core assumption of which type of worldview system?
  18. According to the Alban text, existentialism is a sub‐tradition of social constructivism.
  19. According to the Alban text, the Biblically Christian worldview recognizes that all people have an inherited sinful nature that estranges them from God and that pollutes their interactions with each other.
  20. According to the Alban text, this term denotes God’s offer to humans of a remedy for their alienation from Him.
  21. According to the Biblically Christian worldview, although God set the physical world into motion, He does not enable it to continue operating as it does.
  22. The fact that God enables us, through reasoning, observation, and Scripture, to make sense of communication means we can and always will arrive at the same conclusions about it.
  23. According to the Alban text, the Biblically Christian worldview recognizes history as a set of circular, meaningless events that will cease when God reenters the world to give it direction.
  24. During a conversation about the rightness or wrongness of Derek’s recent behavior, Kari makes the following statement to Dustin: “I guess it doesn’t really matter anyway because, in the end, right and wrong are just matter of personal opinion or preference. What’s right for Derek is right for Derek, even if it’s wrong for you or me.”
  25. True or False: According to the Alban text, Kari’s statement expresses the Biblically Christian worldview regarding ethics.
  26. According to the Alban text, when a redemptive critic makes sense of a communication text, he or she identifies several common graces as these graces appear in the text. Which of the following isnot one of these?
  27. This twentieth century psychologist devised a hierarchy to show the needs that motivate humans to behave as they do.
  28. The Old Testament prophet Micah indicates that a God‐centered communicator ‘s life will manifest this commitment in three basic character qualities. Which of the following is not one of these?
  29. According to the Alban text, the calling to be a redemptive communicator applies only to those who enter vocational Christian ministry fields, like missions and the pastorate.
  30. According to the Alban text, God may use a person’s wrongly motivated communications to promote His redemptive purposes.
  31. A person functions as a redemptive communicator when his or her behavior promotes what God values in this world, even if he or she does so without manifesting God’s love to others.
  32. According to the Alban text, the term for factors that can disrupt meaningful transmissions of information between senders and potential recipients is _______.
  33. Alban argues that God, because He is the source of all things, cannot participate in communicative acts.
  34. According to the Alban text, the encoding, transmission, and decoding of a message must be instantaneous in order for communication to occur.
  35. When a person believes, feels, values, or acts as one with another person, communis exists.
  36. According to the Alban text, the existence of a potential message recipient creates communication, regardless of whether he or she actually receives the message.
  37. This term denotes situations in which God, whether directly or indirectly, imparts meaningful messages to humans.
  38. Polychronic cultures view time in a highly structured manner, reducing life to a series of tasks that are generally accomplished, one at a time, in a designated sequence.
  39. This communication mode applies to situations in which people use media technology to distribute information to a large group of physically detached people.
  40. Which of the following is not one of Edward Hall’s space zones that people expect others to recognize and respect?
  41. This communication mode applies to situations in which people socially interact, whether face‐to‐face or in real‐time virtual environments.
  42. According to the Alban text, ___________ is the term that denotes the influence of parents, spiritual leaders, teachers, friends, and media personalities on a person’s worldview development.
  43. According to the Alban text, existentialists believe that humans are radically free to take control of their minds and to break away from stifling social influences
  44. Existentialist Jean Paul‐Sartre’s uses the term _______ to denote the psychological pain one feels upon authentically believing that everything is pointless.
  45. According to the Alban text, existentialism is a sub‐tradition of social constructivism. Selected Answer: False
  46. According to the Alban text, the truth claims in God’s Word are true for all people at all times, even for people who deny or ignore them.
  47. According to the Alban text, this term denotes God’s offer to humans of a remedy for their alienation from Him.
  48. The term ____________ denotes God’s undeserved act of giving humans immeasurable blessings that they, because of their corruption, have no right to expect from Him.
  49. According to the Alban text, if Malinoski’s model for explaining human behavior is flawed, it is for which of the following reasons?
  50. According to Scripture, God values it when we, as an expression of authentic love for Him, exercise our God‐given freedom, even if it offends someone else’s sensitivities.
  51. According to the Alban text, the idea that human behavior is motivated by a drive to physically survive is flawed for which of the following reasons?
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