Iibm Sem Ii - Business Communication

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IIBM Institute of Business Management
Examination Paper MM.100

Business Communication

Section A: Objective Type (30 marks)
This section consists of multiple choices and Short Notes type questions.
Answer all the questions.
Part one questions carry 1 mark each & Part Two questions carry 4 marks each.
Part one:
Multiple choices:

1. __________is an essential function of Business Organizations:
b. Communication

2. Physiological Barriers of listening are:
a. Hearing impairment

3. Which presentation tends to make you speak more quickly than usual?
b. Oral

4. What is the main function of Business Communication:
c. Persuasion

5. The responsibilities of the office manager in a firm that produces electronics spares is:
d. All of the above
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