TB9 SPA Lecture 3; Political communication

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1. In Bull et al (1996s) analysis of face threats in political interviews, what was the modal response to non-conflictual questions?

  • Replies
  • Equivocation
  • Direct response
  • Ambiguous response
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2. Which of these characterises interrogative syntax?

  • Moodless, indirect, Yes/no/polar
  • Yes/no/polar, alternative/disjunctive, wh-/interrogative word
  • Yes/no/polar, alternative/disjunctive, indirect
  • Declarative, moodless, indirect

3. In a study of audience participation by Bull (2003), what did interviewers do significantly more?

  • CC questions
  • Equivocated
  • Answered voter questions
  • Gave ambiguous responses

4. In Bull et al (1996s) analysis of face threats in political interviews, to CC questions what was the modal response?

  • Equivocation
  • Replies
  • Direct response
  • Ambiguous response

5. When may politicians equivocate?

  • If posed a high proportion of communicative conflict situations
  • Only as a personality factor
  • Specific contexts (gender and cultural) will increase the likelihood of equivocation


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