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DSST Principles of Public Speaking: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam

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Question 1 1. When comprehending messages received, our brains go through four stages of listening. Which stage involves gathering words and sentences to be used later?

Question 2 2. Of the four types of speech delivery, _____ is the type which requires using some notes and some ''in the moment'' commentary.

Question 3 3. If the conclusion must be true if the premises are also true, you are using _____ in your argument.

Question 4 4. _____ is the principle of outlining topics in the body of a speech which arranges thoughts from general to specific or orders topics from abstract to concrete.

Question 5 5. When a literary work is in the _____ for a sufficient length of time, it is no longer subject to copyright laws.

Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT considered either a low tech or high tech visual aid?

Question 7 7. During an outside speech evaluation, which of the following questions would be applied to rate the speaker's introduction?

Question 8 8. Alan H. Monroe, of Purdue University, developed a psychologically sound approach to creating impromptu persuasive speeches, which is known as Monroe's motivated sequence. Which of the following choices is Monroe's third step in the sequence?

Question 9 9. When your speech is under a time limit, you can apply the following limiters to your speech's focus: time period, location, person or group, and _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a quality of a successful thesis statement?

Question 11 11. _____ speeches are primarily given to convey important information to the audience.

Question 12 12. When the subject of your speech is NOT ethical, but you want the message to be ethical, which of the following things must you do when crafting your speech?

Question 13 13. _____ are words or utterances that incite an immediate disturbance of the peace or injury and are not considered free speech protected by the First Amendment.

Question 14 14. When evaluating a source for a speech, its _____ can often be measured by its recency and its verifiability. Choose the BEST answer.

Question 15 15. When you use the stories of common people in your speech as support, you are utilizing what is called _____.

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