How to Write a Speech Final Exam

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Question 1 1. A listener who is suffering from a migraine, and a listener who is distracted by the hum of fluorescent lighting are examples of:

Question 2 2. A newspaper critiqued a business owner's speech by showing that he was lying about his company's profits. Which appeal did the business owner fail to effectively use?

Question 3 3. Communication can take place through various types of delivery methods, such as email, company newsletters, and meetings. However, the speaker serves as the actual _____ for a public speaking engagement.

Question 4 4. Jennifer has just come from a management meeting and is excitedly explaining to Max about a new rewards program that is available to their division using two thumbs up and a fist bump. Max was caught a little off guard and is just trying to make sense of what Jennifer is saying and to take it all in. Which of the following is Max practicing?

Question 5 5. Humor is used in both public speaking and casual conversation to:

Question 6 6. Sammy approached the podium on the big day of her speech. She did not know a soul in the audience so she scanned the crowd and located a guy who looked a lot like her brother. She focused her attention mostly to his vicinity. What tip did Sammy use?

Question 7 7. What is the strategy of identifying the target listeners to maximize the effectiveness of a persuasive speech?

Question 8 8. The linear model of public speaking is often compared to a 1-sided telephone conversation and involves a _____, a _____, and a _____.

Question 9 9. Persuasion is defined as:

Question 10 10. What is the speaker's responsibility to prove that change from the current way of thinking or doing things is needed?

Question 11 11. Which of the following statements about copyright is TRUE?

Question 12 12. What part of your persuasive speech will you use to make a claim for your position?

Question 13 13. Jim has been asked to give a speech on hope for the future and is considering using a famous quote from Dr. Martin Luther King in his speech. He is unsure if or how he can do this. How can you correctly advise him as to what he should do?

Question 14 14. Why will practicing a speech several times before presenting it likely lower your anxiety levels?

Question 15 15. Ethics are:

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