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  1. Body language is also known as (What?), derived from Greek, meaning motion: Aesthetics; Kinesics; Biometrics; or Mnemonics?
  2. Reliable interpretation of a single isolated body language gesture is possible: Always; Usually; Frequently: or Never?
  3. Body language is also generally called, and categorized within, what well-established term: Secret messages; Unconscious mime; Non-verbal communication; or Histrionics?
  4. Paralinguistics, typically defined outside of body language, refers to: Speech intonation/sound; Crying; Vocal pauses; or Swearing and blasphemy?
  5. When a person moves his/her eyes left, this generally indicates what sort of thinking/communication: Creative; Factual recall; Fearful; or Unhappy?
  6. When people meet they tend instinctively to form initial views about each other based on body language: Within a few seconds; After two minutes; After half an hour; Rarely inside an hour?
  7. Within body language the physical space/closeness between people is significant and called: Agoraphobics; Demographics; Proxemics; or Ergonomics?
  8. Who wrote 'The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals' in 1872, considered the start of body language science: Sigmund Freud; Desmond Morris; Charles Darwin; or Charles Dickens?
  9. Within body language, a person's surrounding space, and positioning with objects/others are: Very significant; Unimportant; Impossible to interpret; or Only applicable to teenagers?
  10. Besides effects of drugs and darkness, dilated (enlarged) pupils in a person's eyes are generally an indication of: Concentration/attention; Desire/attraction; Fear/disgust; or Hunger/thirst?
  11. Physiognomy, related historically to body language, interprets human characteristics from a person's: Face; Movement; Sleeping; or Eating and drinking?
  12. The modern 'science' of body language/kinesics was established in the: 1850s; 1910s; 1950s; or 1990s?
  13. Related to body language, Kinaesthetics (or Kinesthetics) is the study of: Parenting; Fashion; Learning Styles; or Punishment?
  14. When a person holds his/her chin up this generally indicates: Submissiveness; Fear; Defiance/confidence; or Approval?
  15. Related to body language, the communications/psychology concept NLP is called fully: Non-Language Psychology; New Language Principles; Neuro-Linguistic Programming; or No Lingo Parlez?
  16. Author of the 1971 book 'Body Language', which helped popularize the subject, was Julius: Fast; Slow; Medium; or Spin?
  17. Body language is considered to be: Wholly genetically inherited ('nature'); Wholly conditioned and learned ('nurture'); or A mixture of the two ('nature and nurture')?
  18. When a person touches his/her nose with finger(s) while talking, this generally indicates: Honesty; Fabrication; Desire; or Impatience?
  19. According to research, the perception and interpretation of body language is generally strongest in: Men; Women; Babies; or Young people?
  20. According to generally accepted 20/21st century body language theory, which two of these are not among the 'Six Universal Facial Expressions': Happiness, Hunger, Sadness, Fear, Disgust, Surprise, Anger, or Drunkenness?
  21. When a person tilts his/her head to one side this generally indicates: Suspicion; Anger; Submissiveness/trust; or Readiness to run away/fear?
  22. Body language - when comparing people - varies according to a person's age, condition and context: Definitely; Rarely; Never; or Only among teenagers?
  23. To what degree can body language be 'faked' (to mislead people): All signals; No signals; Some signals; or By teenagers only?
  24. The human body is capable of how many different movements: 2,000; 26,000; 93,000; or 700,000?
  25. When a person moves his/her eyes right, this generally indicates what sort of thinking/communication: Creative; Factual recall; Fearful; or Unhappy?


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