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Speech public speaking
Prep for the Fundamentals of Public Speaking test.
A speech outline should indicate the most important and the least important information according to which of the following principles?
"If a student needs an article about diabetes that appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association which of the following would be the best tool to use?"
The speed at which a speech is delivered is referred to as which of the following?
Which of the following explains how oral style differs from written style?
"Analyzing an audience based on beliefs
Information gathered through research that reinforces points in a speech is referred to as which of the following?
"If a person is delivering a speech with evidence
which of the following factors will most likely make the speech more effective?"
Which of the following would be the best source for finding the state tree of Delaware?
The dictionary definition of a word is referred to as which of the following?
What are the three primary purposes of most speeches?
"In an audience analysis questionnaire
which type of question allows respondents to answer however they want?"
"The use of language to defame
Which of the following introductory methods would be appropriate for an audience that is distracted or disinterested?
Making a startling statement
Communication that uses more words than necessary to express an idea is referred to as which of the following?
Which of the following indexes Web pages and scans them to find a requested topic?
"Once a speech topic has been chosen
which of the following needs to be determined next?"
Which of the following is most important for a speaker to do when addressing a knowledgeable audience?
Emphasize that the subject matter will be new and useful
How are facts and figures most often used in persuasive speeches?
To provide a basis for argument
Which of the following terms describes the act of mistaking one word for another?
Which of the following often helps speakers relieve excess energy and apprehension during a speech?
Making appropriate gestures and bodily movements
The perception held by listeners regarding a speaker's qualifications is referred to as which of the following?
What is the most important thing to consider when evaluating a speech based on artistic standards?
Language and structure
"According to studies
which of the following elements of a speech has the greatest emotional impact on listeners?"
"Which of the following patterns of organization begins with minor points
uses the strongest points in the middle
Opinions that support claims presented by a speaker are referred to as which of the following?
Audience adaptation cannot occur during a speech without which of the following?
Speeches presented at formal occasions should be characterized by which of the following?
A speaker who considers a public speech an opportunity to talk to a group about an important topic is using which of the following to reduce speech apprehension?
A speaker who concludes a speech by increasing the intensity of the presentation is using which of the following?
Which two characteristics best describe modern audiences?
Unique and diverse
How can a speech student benefit from criticizing the speeches of others?
Improve ability to evaluate own speeches
Questions prepared in advance of an interview are referred to as which of the following?
Which of the following can be integrated into a speech to keep an audience attentive?
"According to the principle of division
how many sub-points should a main point on an outline have if it is to be divided?"
An informative speech that presents detailed information and research about a complex topic is referred to as which of the following?
"In order for a testimony to be persuasive
it should have which of the following characteristics?"
Which of the following refers to main points of a speech outline being worded in a similar structural pattern?
What is the primary difference between evaluating speeches given in a speech course and evaluating speeches given in a professional situation?
"If a brief example will not clearly explain a point for audience members
then it should be expanded into which of the following?"
Assuming that a speaker will be dull before listening to the speech is an example of which of the following types of barriers?
Self fullfilling prophecy
Which of the following is considered the key characteristic of the most effective and successful public speakers?
"According to Aristotle
the impression a speaker makes through his or her communication skills is referred to as which of the following?"
The amount of anxiety a person feels before giving a speech is referred to as which of the following?
The location and occasion of a speech refers to which of the following terms?
Which of the following is a common mistake made in speech conclusions?
Introducing new ideas
"Which best describes the following statement: ""Since 1999
enrollment in trade schools has increased by 10% every three years""?"
Which of the following terms refers to the accepted manner of forming and accenting syllables in a word?
Taking ideas or phrases from two or three sources and presenting the combined material as one's own is referred to as which of the following?
A speaker who asks audience members to cover their ears during part of a presentation about deafness is using which of the following methods to gain audience attention?
Inviting audience participation
Which of the following is NOT a typical method of generating speech topics?
Which of the following is an advantage of limiting a speech topic?
Analyze a subject in depth
Which of the following elements from the Toulmin model refers to the reasoning process that is either verbalized or implied during an argument?
How does the inclusion of connectives benefit a speech?
Increases unity and coherence
Which of the following is the primary purpose of an introduction to a speech?
Gain the attention of the audience
Which two factors are the most important when determining the outcome of a speech?
Speaker and audience
"While listening to an oral presentation
a speech critic should do which of the following?"
Which of the following is considered an advantage of memorizing a speech?
Increased freedom for gestures and bodily movements
"A speech that intends to influence or change the feelings
Which of the following would be most appropriate for introducing a speech about alternative music?
Playing a brief excerpt from a song
Which of the following appeals attempts to rise above a conflict in order to find similarities that will bring about unity?
Which of the following modes of speech delivery occurs when a speaker uses an outline or brief notes?
Which of the following would be suitable for a politician who wants to rally supporters with a speech?
"Words with strong
Which of the following is considered a high-context culture?
Which of the following ethical concepts is based on the idea that no natural laws exist that must be followed absolutely?
"When evaluating the content of a speech
which of the following should be considered?"
Which of the following demographic elements is most important for a speaker to consider when deciding what kind of supporting material to provide and what terms and language to use?
A skeptical audience is more likely to be persuaded by which of the following?
Documented information from several objective sources
Criticism of a speech should be based on which of the following?
A speech topic is most appropriate if the speaker has which of the following?
Subject matter competence
Which of the following patterns of organization begins with information that is known to the audience and then progresses into information that is new and challenging?
"In his inaugural address
John F. Kennedy said
Which of the following is a typical error that occurs when reasoning from specific instances?
"Assessing the age
"In an informative speech
which of the following states what the speaker hopes the audience will learn?"
What term is used for reminding an audience about the thesis during the conclusion of a speech?
Instant replay function
With which of the following communication activities do people spend the most time?
The tendency to attribute a complex event to a single cause often occurs with which of the following?
"When a speaker uses ""he"" in reference to both men and women
the speaker is using which of the following?"
"Which of the following types of speech arrangements would be most appropriate for topics such as ""the evolution of the modern automobile"" or ""the steps toward home ownership""?"
If a person wished to persuade their audience to do something they would give a:
Speech to gain immediate action
"The process of evaluating a speech based on its value
Which of the following techniques can improve listening skills?
Make eye contact with the speaker
A speech that is delivered with sincerity and conviction uses which of the following as a method of persuasion?
The idea that listeners search for information that supports their own opinions and values is referred to as which of the following?
When an audience believes the speaker has credibility before he begins speaking it is called.
Changes in the speakers pitch or tone.
Which of the following would NOT be included in a preparation outline?
A biology teacher is giving a lecture and quotes a famous scientist who works in a genetic laboratory. This is called:
What is the difference between an internal preview and a preview statement?
"A preview statement is at the beginning of a speech and introduces the main points of the speech
A speaker who repeatedly uses the words like and um will likely be criticized for:
Which type of connective is the following phrase lets now discuss?
A dentist is asked to give a presentation for an elementary school class about what they do for their job. What type of speech will they be giving?
Which of the following is another word for credibility?