Engaging in Persuasive and Credible Communication

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Summative Quiz 1

 

1.
Question 1
Your colleague Brian submitted a report during work that contained some errors. Your manager asked for your opinion on the report. Which of the following would be the most appropriate to say?

1 point

  • Brian’s report is fallacious
  • Brian’s report is full of lies and he is rather useless
  • Brian’s report is not very accurate.
  • Brian is obviously incapable as seen from his report

2.
Question 2
Which one of the following is an example of not being plainspoken? Please select the most precise answer.

1 point

  • Brian’s report is fallacious
  • Brian’s report is full of lies and he is rather useless
  • Brian’s report is not very accurate.
  • Brian is obviously incapable as seen from his report

3.
Question 3
Which of the following is an example of not being plausible? Please select the most precise example.

1 point

  • Brian’s report is fallacious
  • Brian’s report is full of lies and he is rather useless
  • Brian’s report is not very accurate.
  • Brian is obviously incapable as seen from his report

4.
Question 4
Which one of the following statements is correct?

1 point

  • Manipulation and persuasion are unethical
  • Propaganda is more unethical than Coercion
  • Coercion is the most unethical out of Persuasion, Manipulation, Propaganda and Coercion
  • Persuasion requires the use of force sometimes

5.
Question 5
Which one of the following statements is incorrect?

1 point

  • Trust can be developed through language
  • Trust comprises of how honest, genuine and ethical one is
  • By being plainspoken, one can avoid sounding untrustworthy
  • According to Maslansky, even Pessimists can be won over by good language habits to develop trust over time

6.
Question 6
In persuading someone, why is the character of the sender of the message important?

1 point

  • It is because Socrates said so
  • It forms part of ethos, or source credibility, which affects what the receiver believes
  • The character of the sender is not important
  • It is because exact certainty is not impossible and opinions are undivided

7.
Question 7
“This is impossible. It’s not really working out for either one of us. She’s being too difficult to work with.”

Assuming the situation to be true, what is the above an example of, according to Maslansky? Please select the most accurate example out of the four options.

1 point

  • It is too exaggerated and does not conform to ‘being Plausible’ from the 4 Ps.
  • It is too negative and does not conform to ‘being Positive’ from the 4 Ps.
  • It is an example of ‘being Personable’ from the 4 Ps
  • It is an example of not being ‘plainspoken’ from the 4Ps

8.
Question 8
Which of the following is the most accurate?

In any communication process, there is always

1 point

  • A message
  • A sender
  • A receiver
  • A channel of communication
  • All of the above

9.
Question 9
Bryan needed to explain the process of installing a new printer to a colleague, Madeline. He sent an email saying:

Dear Madeline,

Installing the printer is an elementary task any one of us can do. The fundamental step involves downloading the driver from the Internet most expeditiously. Once this basic premise has been duly satisfied, the next step is to maneuver your mouse to the printer icon, right-click, and select the install button. The plebian and unceremonious task is therefore complete.

Regards,

Bryan

Which P of Maslansky’s 4 Ps of building trust does the email violate? Out of the four options, please select the most accurate one.

1 point

  • Be personal
  • Be plausible
  • Be plainspoken
  • Be positive

10.
Question 10
According to research, credibility consists of

1 point

  • Competence
  • Expertise, Reputation and Knowledge
  • Believability
  • Competence, knowledge and goodwill

11.
Question 11
Which one of the following best describes Plausible language, according to Maslansky?

1 point

  • Plausible language is neutral
  • Plausible language is complete
  • Plausible language avoid superlatives
  • All of the above are correct

12.
Question 12
According to Maslansky, author of Language of Trust, which of the following is not part of the 4 Ps?

1 point

  • Be plausible
  • Be possible
  • Be plainspoken
  • Be personal
  • None of the above

13.
Question 13
Which of the following is an example of persuasion through ethos?

1 point

  • I believe what the United Nations say about North Korea because the United Nations are a trustworthy source
  • I am not convinced by what Palm Oil companies say because they are EVIL
  • I believe what Cristiano Ronaldo say because what he says is reasonable and he backs it up with statistical evidence
  • I am convinced by this because I feel that it is the right thing to do

14.
Question 14
Which of the following is an example of persuasion through logos?

1 point

  • I am convinced by this because I feel that it is the right thing to do
  • I believe what the United Nations say about North Korea because the United Nations are a trustworthy source
  • I am not convinced by what Palm Oil companies say because they are EVIL
  • I believe what Cristiano Ronaldo say because what he says is reasonable and he backs it up with statistical evidence

15.
Question 15
According to Mulholland, the key differences between propaganda and persuasion are:

1 point

  • Persuasion uses overt tactics but propaganda uses covert tactics
  • Propaganda uses overt tactics but persuasion uses covert tactics
  • Propaganda allows for little to no choice for the receiver but persuasion allows the receiver choice
  • Persuasion allows for little to no choice for the receiver but propaganda allows choice for the receiver

 

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