NES English Language Art (301): Practice & Study Guide Final Exam
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Question 11.In The Odyssey, the suitors violate Xenia by
Question 22.In The Odyssey, Odysseus' journey to the underworld was probably inspired by _____.
Question 33.What is a benefit of using very specific criteria such as 'comments 3 times' rather than 'comments several times'?
Question 44.What characteristics must a true written language possess?
Question 55.'On July 20, 1969, the first man landed on the moon' is an example of _____.
Question 66.Which of the following statements is true?
Question 77.How does Agamemnon's behavior in the The Iliad and The Odyssey reflect the Greeks' view of authority?
Question 88.What is an advantage of using ambiguous terms in your criteria such as 'listens actively most of the time'?
Question 99.A listener who is suffering from a migraine, and a listener who is distracted by the hum of fluorescent lighting are examples of:
Question 1010.What were quipus?
Question 1111.'Given the infinite possibilities for love, Harvey chose www.matchme.com.' What is this is an example of?
Question 1212.Wendy is giving an impromptu presentation on how to take cover during a tornado warning. Wendy is speaking to _____.
Question 1313.In Joyce's Ulysses, what does Stephen Dedalus intend to do in the hope of achieving fame and esteem?
Question 1414.Why are writing comments essential when using a check list style rubric?
Question 1515.What type of speech is given at a funeral?
Question 1616.Melissa and Wyatt are getting married next week. You have to write and deliver the ceremonial speech at the reception. What is the main rule about this speech?
Question 1717.Tom is speaking to students at a community college about global warming and how they can make some simple changes right now, such as purchasing energy efficient appliances and replacing incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs, in order to reduce their energy consumption. Tom delivery goal is to _____.
Question 1818.How was Inca cloth both a form of language and clothing?
Question 1919.What type of speaker tells jokes and talks with funny accents?
Question 2020.How were the Mexica able to maintain a large empire without a written language?
Question 2121.Why were Tlacuilos respected members of society?
Question 2222.After arriving to your cruise ship, you noticed that the cruise director will be giving a speech on the destination ports you will be visiting. The speech will include the islands and things to do when you arrive. How is this speech organized?
Question 2323.How does the epic poem Beowulf end?
Question 2424.In The Odyssey, Odysseus' main heroic quality is
Question 2525.Which vocal quality has a psychological effect that influences how people perceive your speech's content?
Question 2626.How did Native Americans use stories passed down through the oral tradition?
Question 3030.The linear model of public speaking is often compared to a 1-sided telephone conversation and involves a _____, a _____, and a _____.
Question 3131.How did the Inca record information without a written language?
Question 3232.Why are human beings drawn to story?
Question 3333.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 pump. 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 3434.Connotation is the _____.
Question 3535.How many cultures in the Americas developed a full writing system?
Question 3636.What themes are common in Native American storytelling?
Question 3737.In the epic poem Beowulf, what happens after Beowulf defeats Grendel?
Question 3838.If someone asks you to speak more slowly, what vocal quality do you need to adjust?
Question 3939.A company called Shockingly Young Skin Cream held a seminar for women wanting to look 20 years younger. They hired a speaker and showed several photos of women before using the magical cream and after using it. The difference was dramatic, to say the least. When a speaker is attempting to have his audience rely on their own reasoning, he is looking for what type of response?
Question 4040.Which of the following is true about the Iroquois story of the Owl?
Question 4141.Two friends go to lunch together. One says to the other, 'Let's have a pepperoni pizza.' How might the other have responded that involves a connotation?
Question 4242.The Fido Forever Home is speaking to end the stray dog epidemic that has hit your area. This speech is likely written to:
Question 4343.How did J. R. R. Tolkien influence Beowulf scholarship?
Question 4444.How did the Maya make books?
Question 4545.In The Odyssey, why doesn't Penelope send her suitors away?
Question 4646.Where was the center of the Maya empire located?
Question 4747.How does Odysseus defeat the cyclops Polyphemus?
Question 4848.A speech that discusses the specifics of animal abuse that ends with asking for donations to a local animal shelter is done to:
Question 4949.Which vocal quality can be adjusted in ways similar to a radio?
Question 5050.Why was Joyce's Ulysses banned as a serial publication?
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