RGPV First Year Engineering (Set B) (Semester 2)
Communication Skills
May 2012
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(1) Assume appropriate data and state your reasons
(2) Marks are given to the right of every question
(3) Draw neat diagrams wherever necessary

Solve the any one question from Q1(a) Q1(b) & Q1(c) (1)(d)
1 (a) Elaborate the objectives of communication.
4 M
1 (b) Identify the communication barriers and describe the ways to overcome them.
10 M
1 (c) Write sentense to show the difference in meaning
(i) affect, effect
(ii) principal, principle
4 M
1 (d) Describe the process of communication with the help of a schematic diagram.
10 M

2 (a) Define any two of the following:
(i) Electrolysis
(ii) Motor
(iii) Velocity
(iv) Welding
4 M
2 (b) Write notes on any one of the following topics (100-150 words):
(i) Knowledge is power
(ii) Internet
(iii) Noise pollution
(iv) Corruption
10 M

Solve the any one question from Q3(a) Q3(b) & Q3(c) Q3(d)
3 (a) Why is it important to adopt a 'you attitude' when you are preparing a resume?
4 M
3 (b) Write a letter to M/s Rajiv Electronics Ltd. New Delhi, calling for quotations of electronics goods required for your college laboratory. Invent details.
10 M
3 (c) Write down the differences between a tender and a quotation.
4 M
3 (d) There is a vacancy for the post of lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at National Engineering College, Delhi, Imagine that you are Manuraj Singh, a Mechanical Engineering graduate, and apply for the post.
10 M

Solve the any one question from Q4(a) Q4(b) & Q4(c) Q4(d)
4 (a) How is note-taking from a written text different from note-taking from a lecture?
4 M
4 (b) Write the technical description of a mobile phone or a personal computer.
10 M
4 (c) Write a slogan on 'save energy'.
4 M
4 (d) Write short notes on any two of the following :
(i) Precise writing
(ii) Speech
(iii) Debates
10 M

Solve the any one question from Q5(a) Q5(b) & Q5(c) Q5(d)
5 (a) What is the role of eye-contact in speaking?
4 M
5 (b) What is an oral presentation? What are the points you would keep in mind while giving an oral presentation?
10 M
5 (c) What are the skills required for receiving telephone calls? Explain.
4 M
5 (d) Assuming yourself to be the head of electrical department of an institution, write a report of trouble on fire caused in the laboratory of your department. Invent details.
10 M

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