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BUSINESS COMMUNICATION - CSEET MCQ SERIES 9

Updated: Apr 6, 2023

1. Choose the misspelled word from below:

a. Definite

b. Millennium

c. Ryhthm

d. Ceiling

2. Fill up the blanks by choosing the most appropriate option:

It’s unfortunate that he died cancer/

a. of

b. with

c. from

d. by

3. “Dear Sir/Madam” in a letter is:

a. Attention line

b. Subject heading

c. Main Body

d. Salutation

4. A Litigant is:

a. A formal legal document

b. A party to a case

c. Authority given to take some action

d. Principal amount

5. In a format of letter layout, the date, all references, subject, salutation, paragraph of the body, conclusion and signature, all commence at the left margin.

a. Partially-blocked

b. Semi-blocked

c. Blocked

d. All of the above

6. Choose the most appropriate option for the following question: “Vis-à-vis” means:

a. agree

b. face-to-face

c. direct

d. opposite

7. According to , Communication in its simplest form of conveying of information from one person to another.

a. Drucker

b. Kotler

c. Hudson

d. Scott

8. Choose the most grammatically correct option from below :

a. The Titanic did not reach its destination

b. The Titanic did not reach her destination

c. The Titanic did not reach their destination

d. The Titanic did not reach his destination

9. Choose the correct spellings in options given below:

a. Remuneration

b. Renumeration

c. Remunaration

d. Renumaration

10. Choose most appropriate option: Nature writing emphasizes on:

i. Historical facts about the nature

ii. Philosophical interpretations of the nature

iii. Scientific information and facts

a. (i), (ii) and (iii)

b. Only (i) and (ii)

c. Only (i) and (iii)

d. None of the above

11. Choose the correct spellings in options given below:

a. Adherense

b. Adherance

c. Adharence

d. Adherence

12. An amount set aside out of profits or surpluses to meet contingencies is called:

a. Repo

b. Reserve

c. Collateral

d. Royalty

13. Choose the most appropriate option for each of the following questions: “Amicus curiae” means:

a. One among the expert witnesses in a case.

b. A friend of the court

c. One among the parties to the dispute

d. One of the judges of the court

14. Any deleted mail is put in folder.

a. Trash

b. Spam

c. Inbox

d. Sent

15. A letterhead contains the following:

a. Company logo

b. Name and address of registered office, Corporate office

c. Contact numbers

d. All of the above

16. allows cumbersome knowledge to be maintained and easily accessed throughout the company using hypermedia and web technologies.

a. Web publishing

b. Web communication

c. Web circulars

d. Website

17. The choice of means and mode of communication depends on:

a. Nature of message

b. Distance involved

c. Organisation size and policy

d. All of the above

18. Complete the following sentence:

The reward was not commensurate the work done by us.

a. order

b. for

c. with

d. on

19. Arrange the following jumbled sentences in a meaningful paragraph:

A. party next week

B. her birthday

C. all friends to

D. she is inviting

a. DCBA

b. DCAB

c. CDBA

d. ABCD

20. Arrange the following jumbled sentences in a meaningful paragraph:

A. on Indian architechture

B. at the books

C. like to look

D. I would

a. CABD

b. ABCD

c. DBCA

d. DCBA

Read the following passage and answer the questions 21 to 29.

Once a man saw three masons along with some labourers constructing a temple. He observed the masons for three days and found that though the three of them were doing the same kind of work, there was a marked difference in their approach to their job.

He saw that the first mason reported for his work late, did his work half- heartedly and sluggishly, enjoyed a longer respite, frequently checked the time on his wristwatch and left the work before time.

The second mason was very punctual in arriving and leaving, and did his work methodically. The third mason, however, would come before time, take little rest in the interval and often worked overtime.

The man naturally got curious and wanted to know the three masons’ outlook on their work. He asked them what they were doing. The first

mason tapped his belly with his hand and said, “I am constructing a building.” The third mason looked at the huge building and said, “I am building the house of God.”

21. What were the three masons doing?

a. Constructing a temple

b. Constructing a house

c. Constructing a shop

d. Constructing a dam

22. For how long did a man observe them?

a. Four days

b. Three days

c. Two days

d. Five days

23. What made the man curious?

a. The different approach of the two masons towards their job.

b. The different approach of one mason towards his job.

c. The different approach of the three masons towards their job.

d. None of the above.

24. How did the first mason do his job?

a. reported late and enjoyed a longer respite.

b. reported late, did his work half-heartedly and sluggishly and enjoyed a longer respite.

c. reported late and did his work half-heartedly and sluggishly.

d. reported late, did his work half-heartedly and sluggishly, enjoyed a longer respite and left work before time.

25. What was the second mason’s approach towards his job?

a. punctual in arriving and leaving, and did his work methodically.

b. late in arriving and early in leaving.

c. punctual in arriving and late in leaving but didn’t do his work methodically

d. early in arriving and early in leaving.

26. How did the third mason view his job?

a. as if his building a simple hut.

b. as if his building a castle for a king.

c. as if he is building the house of God.

d. as if he is building a school for children.

27. With whom among these can you associate the phrase ‘work is worship’?

a. the first mason.

b. the third mason.

c. the second mason.

d. none of the above.

28. Which word in the passage means ‘working lazily’?

a. actively.

b. enthusiastically.

c. sluggishly.

d. methodically.

29. Which word in the passage means the opposite of ‘carelessly’?

a. indolently.

b. lazily.

c. sluggishly.

d. methodically.

30. While adjectives qualify or add to the meaning of nouns, modify the meaning not only of verbs, but also of adjectives, prepositions, conjunctions, etc.

a. noun

b. adverbs

c. pronoun

d. Interjections

31. I read a book. Which form of tense has been used in this sentence?

a. Simple present

b. Present continuous

c. Present perfect

d. Present perfect continuous

32. The clause that makes good sense by itself, and hence could stand by itself, as a separate sentence is called a .

a. Normal or General Clause.

b. Superior or Super Clause.

c. Dependent or Subordinate Clause.

d. Principal or Main Clause.

33. are prefixes that support or are for the root word.

a. Reversative Prefixes.

b. Negative Prefixes.

c. Supportive Prefixes.

d. Opposing Prefixes.

34. is a language that is unique to a particular field of knowledge, e.g., science, technology, art, trade or a profession.

a. Prefixes.

b. Abbreviation.

c. Terminology.

d. Jargon.

35. Which of the following is the synonyms of the word, ‘Abundant’?

a. Plentiful.

b. Scarce.

c. Enthusiastic.

d. Lethargic.

1 c 21 a

2 a 22 b

3 d 23 c

4 b 24 d

5 c 25 a

6 b 26 c

7 c 27 b

8 a 28 c

9 a 29 d

10 a 30 b

11 d 31 a

12 b 32 d

13 b 33 c

14 a 34 d

15 d 35 a

16 a

17 d

18 c

19 a

20 d

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