Body Language Quiz

Body language is a type of nonverbal communication in which physical behaviors, as opposed to words, are used to express or convey information. Such behavior includes facial expressions, body posture, gestures, eye movement, touch and the use of space. Body language exists in both animals and humans, but this article focuses on interpretations of human body language. It is also known as kinesics.

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Body Language Quiz

Challenge your knowledge on Body Language by taking quiz here.

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The majority of gestures can be easily translated into the words or phrases they are intended to convey.

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In order to distinguish a true (Duchenne) smile from a fake smile, you need to focus on the:

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Which of the following is NOT a cue that indicates it is a good time to take your turn in a conversation?

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The shape of your face is related to how attractive you are viewed by others.

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Which of the following is NOT one of the basic, universal emotional expressions (according to Paul Ekman's research)?

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In order to determine if someone is lying to you, you would be most successful by focusing on which of the following nonverbal cues?

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Body posture is a very good way to communicate:

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The Pygmalion effect (described by Robert Rosenthal) involves:

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Mutual gaze is often an indicator of:

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Extending the middle finger is an obscene gesture in nearly every culture on earth.

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