NPTEL Soft Skills Week 2 Assignment Answers July 2022

SOFT SKILLS WEEK 2 ASSIGNMENT ANSWERS 2022:- In this post, We have provided answers of NPTEL Soft Skills Assignment 2. We provided answers here only for reference. Plz, do your assignment at your own knowledge.

NPTEL Soft Skills Week 2 Assignment Answers 2022

Q1. Through the area known as the unknown self, as propagated by Joe and Harry, we can have a self-discovery.

a. True
b. False

Answer:- a

2. Non-verbal communications are spontaneous compared to verbal communication.

a. True
b. False

Answer:- a

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NPTEL Soft Skills Week 2 Assignment Answers July 2022

3. Voicemail is a storage device since information can be printed.

b. False

Answer:- b

4. If a message is delivered with a squinted eye, the message tends to become positive.

a. True
b. False

Answer:- b

5. The use of flat hands during communication symbolizes boredom.

a. False
b. True

Answer:- b

6. Teleconferencing is not an alternative to face-to-face meetings.

a. False
b. True

Answer:- b

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NPTEL Soft Skills Week 2 Assignment Answers July 2022

7. The rise and fall of our voices during communication can be termed as intonation during a presentation.

a. True
b. False

Answer:- a

Given below are multiple-choice questions having four options. Select the most suitable option as your answer.                                                             (8)

8. Who among the following is the author of the famous book “The Power of Positive Thinking”?

a. William Faulkner
b. Norman Vincent Peale
c. William James
d. Dr. Eric Berne

Answer:- b

9. A person thinks that it is he who matters and not others and says “I’m okay, you are not okay…”.  To which category of personality does such a person belong?

a. Introvert
b. Imposing
c. Positive
d. Negative

Answer:- b

10. Johari Window functions to illustrate and improve self-awareness and mental understanding. How many parts does the Johari Window have?

a. Four
b. Seven
c. Five
d. Six

Answer:- a

11. In telephonic communication, if a person is calling or giving information to somebody or seeking information from somebody, which two of the following are mandatory?

a. Figurative language
b. Courtesy
c. Clarity of Voice
d. Ambiguity

Answer:- b, c

12. “Men trust their ears less than their eyes”. Who among the following is credited with this quote?

a. Socrates
b. Aristotle
c. Homer
d. Herodotus

Answer:- d

13. Our voice plays a very significant role during an oral communication. Which of the following impedes our oral communication?

a. Silence and pauses
b. Nasalization
c. Pitch
d. Both A&B

Answer:- b

14. Which one of the following do/doesn’t form part of kinesics?

b. Eyes
c. Odour
d. Scowl

Answer:- c

15. Majority of speakers use pitch variation during a speaking situation.  is mandatory to make our speech effective. Which of the following is not true about Pitch- variations?

a. Pitch variations convey feelings.
b. Pitch changes are called inflexions.
c. Vocal cords vibrate in the production of sounds.
d. Speech with variation tends to confuse listeners.

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About Soft Skills

Soft Skills, a buzz word today has attracted the attention of students, professionals and entrepreneurs all over the world.  Employability, being the major concern today, every individual aims at getting coveted jobs.  Employability today is commensurate with proving multiple skills in varied situations in a fast changing world.  Hence, everyone aspiring for jobs today has to prove one’s mettle in various situations where one requires to be armed with different skills, which, collectively come under Soft Skills.  One may be armed with good competence of one’s subject but one cannot compete with his peer groups unless one has the potential of performance. 


  • Week 1: Introduction to Soft Skills, Aspects of Soft Skills, Effective Communication Skills, Classification of Communication, Personality Development 
  • Week 2: Positive Thinking, Telephonic Communication Skills, Communicating without Words, Paralanguage
  • Week 3: Proxemics,  Haptics: The Language of Touch, Meta-communication, Listening Skills, Types of Listening
  • Week 4: Negotiation Skills, Culture as Communication, Organizational Communication
  • Week 5: Communication Breakdown, Advanced Writing Skills, Principles of Business Writing
  • Week 6: Business Letters, Business Letters: Format and Style, Types of Business Letter
  • Week 7: Writing Reports, Types of Report, Strategies for Report Writing, Evaluation and Organization of Data
  • Week 8: Structure of Report, Report Style, Group Communication Skills
  • Week 9: Leadership Skills, Group Discussion, Meeting Management, Adaptability & Work Ethics
  • Week 10:Advanced Speaking Skills, Oral Presentation, Speeches & Debates, Combating Nervousness, Patterns & Methods of Presentation, Oral Presentation: Planning & Preparation
  • Week 11:Making Effective Presentations, Speeches for Various Occasions, Interviews, Planning & Preparing: Effective Résumé,
  • Week 12: Facing Job Interviews, Emotional Intelligence & Critical Thinking, Applied Grammar


Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

NPTEL Soft Skills Week 2 Assignment Answers 2021

  1. Positive thinking may help you to move further and negotiate in an organization.
  •  True
  •  False

2.”I am okay, you are okay”, shows the introvert kind of personality according to Dr. Eric Berne.

  •  True
  •  False

3. All the incoming information can be digitized and stored in a voice mail.

  •  True
  •  False

4. Telecommunication does not need a facilitator or party leader to lead the meeting.

  •  True
  •  False

5. In a communication process, you should not only actively participate, but you should think that you are leading the discussion.

  •  True
  •  False

6. Voice carries intentional and unintentional emotions and messages.

  •  True
  •  False

7. _________ is the kind of non-verbal communication that refers to the study of space.



8. Johari Window was developed in 1955 by __________ psychologists.



9. To be positive in a workplace, you should not ________ your weakness.



10. Pitch changes are called _________ .



11. “The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause”. Whose statement is this? __________ .


 Mark Twain

12. The falling tone should be used in ___________ .


 Yes-no questions

13. What kind of mindset was called ‘imposing’ by Eric Berne?

 I am not okay, you are not okay.

 I am not okay, you are okay.

 I am okay, you are not okay.

 I am okay, you are okay.

14. According to Johari Window, how many parts of ‘self’ exist?





15. What should be your first reaction when you receive a phone call in an organization?

 What is the purpose of your calling?

 You will tell your name and designation first.

 I am busy. Call me later.

 None of these

16. What should be your reaction when someone calls you with whom you are not in good terms?

 I shall ignore the call.

 I shall say him to call me later.

 I shall receive the message.

 I shall talk about my disagreements first.

17. Which bodily movements does not come under the forms of Kinesics?

 Facial expression

 Eye contact

 Using material symbols


18. Pitch variation may result in ________ .

 Conveying feelings

 Tone variations

 Both A & B

 Bodily movements

19. The hidden self is fear, secrets, sensitivities. So hidden self should be moved into _____________ .

 Blind area

 Open area

 Unknown area

 None of the above

20. The volume of voice is an essential aspect of effective communication. Which one is true about this?

 Speak loudly in a group of 5 people.

 Be audible

 Voice should be soft

 Both B & C

SOFT SKILLS WEEK 2 ASSIGNMENT ANSWERS 2021:- We do not claim 100% surety of answers, these answers are based on our sole knowledge, and by posting these answers we are just trying to help students, so we urge do your assignment on your own.



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