Do females and males communicate differently? Find out!
Men and women communicate differently, but what is fact and what is just perception? Can you discern the overgeneralizations? Take this quiz to find out.start quiz
Question 1 of 20
Boys' childhood friendships tend to focus on what?
... Boys' friendships center on their activities.
Question 2 of 20
Which gender of physician talks more to patients?
... Female physicians talk more to their patients, discussing health in connection with emotions and relationships.
Question 3 of 20
Typically, which is a goal of men's e-mail?
... Men portray themselves as subject experts.
Question 4 of 20
What animals 'dance' in order to communicate?
... Honeybees 'dance' in order to provide hivemates with information about flowers.
Question 5 of 20
During a discussion, how do women generally position their bodies?
... Women face each other.
Question 6 of 20
What do men offer instead of compliments?
... Men are more likely to volunteer evaluations instead of compliments.
Question 7 of 20
In order to appear in charge, what nonverbal action might a man perform?
... To appear in charge, a man might use his body to control the discussion space.
Question 8 of 20
During childhood, do boys or girls tend to play in larger groups?
... At play, boys' groups tend to be larger.
Question 9 of 20
How do men interpret questions during an argument?
... Men perceive questions during an argument as censure.
Question 10 of 20
Why are men concerned about apologizing?
... Men are concerned that apologizing might place them in a subordinate position.
Question 11 of 20
What is NOT a reason women offer compliments?
... Women often compliment automatically, to be supportive and to forge connections.
Question 12 of 20
On what do men focus when trying to solve problems?
... Men focus on facts to seek quick resolutions.
Question 13 of 20
If a man doesn't often make eye contact during a discussion, it probably means what?
... Men don't usually make eye contact regularly, even when paying attention.
Question 14 of 20
Why do men tend to ignore feelings during an argument?
... Men are so focused on being right they ignore emotions.
Question 15 of 20
If a man cannot get his way quickly, what will he do?
... If a man does not get his way, he will exit the discussion.
Question 16 of 20
What is a goal of women when they apologize?
... Women apologize in order to maintain relationships.
Question 17 of 20
Women talk more than men in what setting?
... Women talk more than men at home.
Question 18 of 20
Why do women interrupt?
... Women interrupt to demonstrate concern for their conversational partners.
Question 19 of 20
According to a 2009 report, how many people use e-mail worldwide?
... In 2009, 1.4 billion people worldwide used e-mail.
Question 20 of 20
Who talks more, men or women?
... There is no significant difference in the amount of words spoken by men and women.
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