Chapter 5-Which of the following is an example of a regulator

Subject: General Questions / General General Questions
Chapter 5

1. Which of the following is an example of a regulator?

a. The “peace” sign

b. Pointing to show where your car is

c. Raising a hand to speak in class

d. Playing with a pen when anxious

2. Scratching to relieve an itch is an example of what type of body movement?

a. Adaptor

b. Regulator

c. Emblem

d. Illustrator


3. ( ) are substitutes for words.

a. Emblems

b. Kinesics

c. Olfactics

d. Chronemics

4. Which of the following is an example of an object-adaptor?

a. Clicking a ball point pen

b. Crossing your arms over your chest

c. Scratching an itch

d. Responding with nonverbal feedback

5. ( ) is the study of spatial communication.

a. Kinesics

b. Haptics

c. Proxemics

d. Chronemics

6. Jose notices that two people are arguing near him so he looks away from them. This is an example of

a. Eye avoidance

b. The facial feedback hypothesis

c. Disconfirmation

d. Civil inattention

7. Eye contact functions include all of the following EXCEPT to

a. Increase physical distance

b. Monitor feedback

c. Maintain interest and attention

d. Regulate the conversation

8. Which of the following is NOT one of the four proxemics distances?

a. Intimate

b. Close phase

c. Personal

d. Social

9. Touch may communicate many different meanings including

a. Support and appreciation

b. Control and affection

c. Ritual and task relatedness

d. All of the above

10. Paralanguage is

a. The non-vocal and nonverbal dimension of speech

b. The use of synonyms when gesturing

c. A combination of olfactics and haptics

d. The vocal and nonverbal dimension of speech

11. The study of how we use the space around us as nonverbal communication is

a. Kinesics

b. Paralanguage

c. Proxemics

d. Chronemics

12. Silence can serve to do all of the following except

a. Hurt others

b. Convey specific thoughts.

c. Convey emotions.

d. Give you time to think.

13. The theory that holds that you establish a body buffer zone around yourself against unwanted touching or attack is ( ) theory.

a. Turf defense

b. Expectancy violations

c. Equilibrium

d. Protection

14. The theory that intimacy and distance vary together is ( ) theory.

a. Turf defense

b. Expectancy violations

c. Equilibrium

d. Protection

15. Territories that are yours and yours alone are called ( ) territories.

a. Public

b. Social

c. Secondary

d. Primary

16. The word “multitasking” is evidence of a ( ).

a. Polychronic time orientation

b. Formal time

c. Social clock

d. Psychological time

17. Kelsey is planning for her retirement and is goal-oriented. This is evidence of (a)

a. Future time orientation

b. Present time orientation

c. Polychronism

d. Monochronism

18. College students will perceive an instructor dressed formally as

a. Fair and friendly

b. Knowledgeable and organized

c. Enthusiastic and authoritative

d. Professional and flexible


19. Your watch or ring is an example of which of the following?

a. A marker

b. A status indicator

c. An artifact

d. Body adornment

20. The importance we place on the past, present or future is called

a. Time orientation

b. Biological time

c. Psychological time

d. Physiological time

21. Which of the following is FALSE?

a. Central markers are items you place in a territory to reserve it for others rather than for yourself

b. Boundary markers set boundaries that divide your territory from that of others.

c. Ear markers are identifying marks that indicate your possession of a territory or object.

d. “Ear markers” is a term taken from the practice of branding animal on their ear.

22. We learn in the study of personal adornment that

a. Cultural display is only for ritualistic communication

b. People dress, in part at least, to identify with the groups to which they belong as members or which they want to belong to as members

c. Men with long hair will generally be judged as more conservative than men with shorter hair

d. Meetings with casually dressed people are likely to be less creatively productive

23. Nonverbal communication can be used to manage impressions to foster:

a. Liking

b. Believability

c. The hiding of faults

d. All of the above

24. Which of the following groups is likely to display touch avoidance?

a. People who have communication apprehension

b. People who don’t self-disclose easily

c. Men when communicating with other men

d. All of the above are likely to display touch avoidance.

25. When you smile while telling a humorous story you are using nonverbal communication to ( ) your verbal message.

a. Accent

b. Complement

c. Control

d. Substitute

26. Jane stood 6 inches away from Mary’s face when she told her how angry she was. Jane invaded Mary’s ( ) space.

a. Intimate

b. Public

27. Covering up your own joy in the presence of a friend who didn’t receive such good news is called

a. Facial reduction

b. De-intensifying

c. Neutralizing

d. Masking

28. All of the following are results of increased pupil dilation EXCEPT to

a. Indicate interest

b. Indicate arousal

c. Increase attractiveness

d. Indicate disinterest

29. Touch may communicate many different meanings including

a. Positive emotions

b. Playfulness

c. Control

d. All of the above

30. You’re more likely to voice agreement than disagreement. This is known as

a. The linguistic relativity hypothesis

b. Confirmation

c. Other-orientation

d. The spiral of silence

31. When in her own office, Louise feels more confident and more readily takes on leadership roles. This is an example of

a. The home field advantage

b. Personal space

c. Protection theory

d. Territoriality

32. Which of the following is FALSE?

a. Facial movements alone seem to communicate the degree of pleasantness, agreement, and sympathy felt.

b. Facial management techniques are learned behavior.

c. Research finds that men are more accurate judges of facial emotional expression than women.

d. Happiness, in one study, was judged with an accuracy ranging from 55% to 100%.

33. Effective nonverbal communication enhances attraction, popularity and well-being. (True/false)

34. A constricted or smaller pupil indicates attraction and interest. (True/False)

35. The four space zones are intimate, personal, social and public. (True/False)

36. The study of the communicative function of time is known as chronemics. (true/false)

37. Liars can be detected because they avoid eye contact. (true/false)

38. Haptics is the communication of touch. (true/false)