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University of Phoenix BCOM 275 Final Exam Guide

University of Phoenix BCOM 275 Final Exam Guide

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Study Unit: BCOM 275
University of Phoenix Final Exam Guide with Answers

TUTORIAL: Includes study guide with answers for final exam.

Sample exam questions:
1.The goal of effective communication is

2. Which step in the communication process requires you to track action items?

3. If a person is trying to anticipate the response someone may have to his or her message, he or she should pay close attention to this step in the communication process:

4. This type of noise occurs when you do not understand the speaker’s words or gestures:

5. The process of changing symbols into thoughts is called

6. When your response is designed to reassure, pacify, or comfort, you are using this type of response.

7. The combination of physical and mental presence is frequently referred to as

8. “She probably did that because she was angry” is an example of this type of response.

9. What percentage of a person’s waking day is spent communicating interpersonally?

10. In which type of response do you judge or try to solve the sender’s problem?

11. Which of the following would you deem the most reliable source of information on this subject: Is Lipitor® an effective medication for lowering cholesterol?

12. You are considering purchasing a new vehicle. Which of the following sources would be the most reliable?

13. Which of the following is an effective indicator of a person’s being a reliable source of information?

14. When a source has a preference or leanings either for or against a particular subject, this is referred to as

15. Look at the source when evaluating a claim. A person who stands to gain from the belief in a particular claim is called

Objective: Evaluate arguments for validity.

16. Consider the following statement: “I think global warming is a farce. After all, most people think winters are getting colder, if anything. How could that many people be wrong?” This is an example of which fallacy?

17. Consider the following statement: “Before any more of my tax dollars go to the military, I’d like answers to some questions, such as why are we spending billions of dollars on weapons that don’t work?” This is an example of which slanting device?

18. “The obvious truth is that bilingual education has been a failure.” In this statement, “the obvious truth” is best viewed as

19. “The health editor for ABC Today certainly seems to know what she is talking about when she recommends we take vitamins, but I happen to know she works for a major manufacturer of vitamin supplements”. This is an example of which fallacy?

20. “Laws against teenage drinking? What a total waste of time. No matter how many laws we pass, there are always going to be teens who drink.” This is an example of which fallacy?

21. “Specific purpose” of the message refers to

22. A speech that provides the audience with information about a particular event or occurrence is a(n):

23. An informative speech that shares concepts, beliefs, attitudes, and opinions with an audience is called a(n)

24. Psychographics include these characteristics.

25. An informative speech that explains to the audience how something works is called a(n)

26. “Cyu ltr 4 r mtg” is an example of what type of communication channel?

27. Which of the following would be the best communication channel if you needed responses from multiple people immediately when the parties are in different parts of the country?

28. You need to relay a mass message to your entire department of over 100 employees because someone left their lights on in the parking lot. What channel would be best for this?

29. Selecting the channel of communication is done at which stage in the communication process?

30. Which of the following should be considered when determining the channel of communication?

31. How many key ideas should the specific purpose of the message include?

32. Your main
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Study Unit: BCOM 275
University of Phoenix Final Exam Guide with Answers

TUTORIAL: Includes study guide with answers for final exam.

Sample exam questions:
1.The goal of effective communication is

2. Which step in the communication process requires you to track action items?

3. If a person is trying to anticipate the response someone may have to his or her message, he or she should pay close attention to this step in the communication process:

4. This type of noise occurs when you do not understand the speaker’s words or gestures:

5. The process of changing symbols into thoughts is called

6. When your response is designed to reassure, pacify, or comfort, you are using this type of response.

7. The combination of physical and mental presence is frequently referred to as

8. “She probably did that because she was angry” is an example of this type of response.

9. What percentage of a person’s waking day is spent communicating interpersonally?

10. In which type of response do you judge or try to solve the sender’s problem?

11. Which of the following would you deem the most reliable source of information on this subject: Is Lipitor® an effective medication for lowering cholesterol?

12. You are considering purchasing a new vehicle. Which of the following sources would be the most reliable?

13. Which of the following is an effective indicator of a person’s being a reliable source of information?

14. When a source has a preference or leanings either for or against a particular subject, this is referred to as

15. Look at the source when evaluating a claim. A person who stands to gain from the belief in a particular claim is called

Objective: Evaluate arguments for validity.

16. Consider the following statement: “I think global warming is a farce. After all, most people think winters are getting colder, if anything. How could that many people be wrong?” This is an example of which fallacy?

17. Consider the following statement: “Before any more of my tax dollars go to the military, I’d like answers to some questions, such as why are we spending billions of dollars on weapons that don’t work?” This is an example of which slanting device?

18. “The obvious truth is that bilingual education has been a failure.” In this statement, “the obvious truth” is best viewed as

19. “The health editor for ABC Today certainly seems to know what she is talking about when she recommends we take vitamins, but I happen to know she works for a major manufacturer of vitamin supplements”. This is an example of which fallacy?

20. “Laws against teenage drinking? What a total waste of time. No matter how many laws we pass, there are always going to be teens who drink.” This is an example of which fallacy?

21. “Specific purpose” of the message refers to

22. A speech that provides the audience with information about a particular event or occurrence is a(n):

23. An informative speech that shares concepts, beliefs, attitudes, and opinions with an audience is called a(n)

24. Psychographics include these characteristics.

25. An informative speech that explains to the audience how something works is called a(n)

26. “Cyu ltr 4 r mtg” is an example of what type of communication channel?

27. Which of the following would be the best communication channel if you needed responses from multiple people immediately when the parties are in different parts of the country?

28. You need to relay a mass message to your entire department of over 100 employees because someone left their lights on in the parking lot. What channel would be best for this?

29. Selecting the channel of communication is done at which stage in the communication process?

30. Which of the following should be considered when determining the channel of communication?

31. How many key ideas should the specific purpose of the message include?

32. Your main

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University of PhoenixBCOM 275 Final Exam Guide
http://paperscholar.com/bcom-275-final-exam-guide/
Study Unit: BCOM 275University of Phoenix Final Exam Guide with Answers
TUTORIAL:
Includes study guide with answers for final exam.Sample exam questions:
1.The goal of effective communication is2. Which step in the communication process requires you to track action items?3. If a person is trying to anticipate the response someone may have to his or her message, he or she should pay close attention to this step in the communicationprocess:4. This type of noise occurs when you do not understand the speaker’s words or gestures:5. The process of changing symbols into thoughts is called6. When your response is designed to reassure, pacify, or comfort, you are using thistype of response.
 
 
7. The combination of physical and mental presence is frequently referred to as8. “She probably did that because she was angry” is an example of this type of response.9. What percentage of a person’s waking day is spent communicating interpersonally?10. In which type of response do you judge or try to solve the sender’s problem?11. Which of the following would you deem the most reliable source of information onthis subject: Is Lipitor® an effective medication for lowering cholesterol?12. You are considering purchasing a new vehicle. Which of the following sourceswould be the most reliable?13. Which of the following is an effective indicator of a person’s being a reliable sourceof information?14. When a source has a preference or leanings either for or against a particular subject, this is referred to as15. Look at the source when evaluating a claim. A person who stands to gain from thebelief in a particular claim is calledObjective: Evaluate arguments for validity.16. Consider the following statement: “I think global warming is a farce. After all, mostpeople think winters are getting colder, if anything. How could that many people bewrong?”This is an example of which fallacy?17. Consider the following statement: “Before any more of my tax dollars go to themilitary, I’d like answers to some questions, such as why are we spending billions of dollars on weapons that don’t work?” This is an example of which slanting device?18. “The obvious truth is that bilingual education has been a failure.” In this statement,“the obvious truth” is best viewed as19. “The health editor for ABC Today certainly seems to know what she is talking aboutwhen she recommends we take vitamins, but I happen to know she works for a major manufacturer of vitamin supplements”. This is an example of which fallacy?
 
 
20. “Laws against teenage drinking? What a total waste of time. No matter how manylaws we pass, there are always going to be teens who drink.” This is an example of which fallacy?21. “Specific purpose” of the message refers to22. A speech that provides the audience with information about a particular event or occurrence is a(n):23. An informative speech that shares concepts, beliefs, attitudes, and opinions with anaudience is called a(n)24. Psychographics include these characteristics.25. An informative speech that explains to the audience how something works is calleda(n)26. “Cyu ltr 4 r mtg” is an example of what type of communication channel?27. Which of the following would be the best communication channel if you neededresponses from multiple people immediately when the parties are in different parts of the country?28. You need to relay a mass message to your entire department of over 100employees because someone left their lights on in the parking lot. What channel wouldbe best for this?29. Selecting the channel of communication is done at which stage in thecommunication process?30. Which of the following should be considered when determining the channel of communication?31. How many key ideas should the specific purpose of the message include?32. Your main points should establish a direct connection with the33. Which of the following would be the most effective way to capture an audience’sattention in the opening remarks of an introduction?34. “Avoiding credit card debt is easier than you think” is an example of a35. Words or phrases that create a bridge between ideas are called
 

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