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1)
According to the text, the action of sorting competing messages, or choosing stimuli, is called:
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Question 1 - According to the text, the action of sorting competing messages, or choosing stimuli, is called:
assorting.
classification.
combination.
permutation.
selection.
None of the above
2)

According to the text a(n) _____ communicator is open-minded, and able to accept ideas that may be strongly opposed to his or her own beliefs and values.

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Question 2 - According to the text a(n) _____ communicator is open-minded, and able to accept ideas that may be strongly opposed to his or her own beliefs and values.
perceptive
nonjudgmental
honest
conservative
ineffective
None of the above
3)

The Gestalt principle of _____ underscores our tendency to use previous knowledge to fill in the gaps in an incomplete idea or picture.

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Question 3 - The Gestalt principle of _____ underscores our tendency to use previous knowledge to fill in the gaps in an incomplete idea or picture.
finality
similarity
continuity
symmetry
proximity
None of the above
4)
Which of the following is an ethical way of using material verbatim from another source, consquently avoiding charges of plagiarism?
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Question 4 - Which of the following is an ethical way of using material verbatim from another source, consquently avoiding charges of plagiarism?
By paraphrasing the material
By embellishing the idea with your own interpretations
By merely borrowing the idea
By restating the thought in your own words
By giving due credit to the source
None of the above
5)
Selective exposure involves focusing on one stimulus and tuning out a competing stimulus
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Question 5 - Selective exposure involves focusing on one stimulus and tuning out a competing stimulus
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