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Words that have only one denotation can have several connotations.

  •     True
  •     False

The correct answer is:
True

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Most linguists believe the reason the vocabulary and grammar of a particular language differs from others is because languages reflect nonverbal elements of culture, such as the importance of social hierarchy.

  •     True
  •     False

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Cultural groups use certain verbal communication patterns when communicating within their in-groups as a way to highlight their racial identity and create group solidarity.

  •     True
  •     False

 

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Children born and raised in Korea learn to speak Korean, and children born and raised in Poland learn to speak Polish, not because of their race or ethnicity, but because of their cultural environment.

  •     True
  •     False

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When using a direct style of communication ...

  •     People communicate overt expressions of intention.
  •     People hint at their intentions.
  •     True understanding is implicit and nonverbal.
  •     People generate more sentences.

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Meaning is generated; it doesn't exist inside our thoughts or words.

  •     True
  •     False

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Which is FALSE about symbols?

  •     Words are symbols for which there must be a referent.
  •     The meanings of symbols within a culture are fixed; they do not change.
  •     Symbols can be communicated verbally, in writing, or nonverbally.
  •     A symbol represents something that exists only as an idea.

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Convergence can only be used by the sender of a message.

  •     True
  •     False

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Language is limitless.

  •     True
  •     False

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Using adjectives like "articulate" or "well-dressed" and statements like "My Japanese neighbor has a beautiful landscape" reinforces negative stereotypes even though these words are typically viewed as positive.

  •     True
  •     False

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There can be multiple denotations for the same word.

  •     True
  •     False

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There isn't anything inherently right or wrong about the individual choices we make in our language use. Rather, it is our collective agreement that gives power to the rules that govern language.

  •     True
  •     False

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Whereas our observations are based on sensory information (what we see, what we read, what we hear), thoughts are connected to our beliefs (what we think is true or false), attitudes (what we like and dislike), and values (what we think is right/wrong or good/bad).

  •     True
  •     False

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The members of a speech community conform to the prescribed rules of their specific language or dialect to establish their social identity.

  •     True
  •     False

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Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of the difference between spoken and written communication?

  •     Level of formality.
  •     When the communication occurs.
  •     Whether or not the communication is archived and available for later retrieval.
  •     Level of interest displayed by the recipient.

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Which of the following is most likely to be an example of asynchronous communication?

  •     A text message.
  •     A phone call.
  •     A letter.
  •     Face-to-face conversation.

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Using the correct contextual style of communication depends on a person's status relative to the status of the recipient of the communication.

  •     True
  •     False

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The fact that men and women communicate more similarly during cross-gender encounters and communicate in more stereotypical ways in same-gender encounters, can be explained through semantic rules.

  •     True
  •     False

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Which of the following "refers to new or adapted words that are specific to a group, context, and/or time period; regarded as less formal; and representative of people's creative play with language"?

  •     Neologism.
  •     Synchronous communication.
  •     Slang.
  •     Lexicon.

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Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of verbal communication?

  •     It helps us label and define what we experience in our lives.
  •     It enables us to organize random events into relatable categories.
  •     It gives us the ability to reason.
  •     It can be used to infer what other people are really like by observing their behaviors.

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Which characteristic below best describes commissives?

  •     Convey intent.
  •     Is an example of linguistic determinism.
  •     Help us define reality.
  •     Are not private.

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Which of the following statements best characterizes the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis?

  •     A person's race and language are inherently linked.
  •     The language of a particular culture is innately hard-wired in the people.
  •     The way one thinks is determined by the language one speaks.
  •     Language is inherently symbolic.

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People make assumptions about our credibility based on how we speak and what we say.

  •     True
  •     False

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Words can have the same connotation regardless of one's personal experience.

  •     True
  •     False

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Language is the primary means people use to categorize and group others.

  •     True
  •     False

 



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Question
1 of 25
Words that have only one denotation can have several connotations.

  •     True
  •     False

The correct answer is:
True

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Most linguists believe the reason the vocabulary and grammar of a particular language differs from others is because languages reflect nonverbal elements of culture, such as the importance of social hierarchy.

  •     True
  •     False
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