Public Speaking 101: Help and Review Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Which is the BEST research strategy to use when preparing a speech for a group that belongs to a specific organization?

Question 2 2. What is a term for the specific purpose of a speech?

Question 3 3. The three modes of persuasion are:

Question 4 4. As Sally is presenting her speech, she begins to struggle after delivering the introduction. She is demonstrating the Serial Position effect of:

Question 5 5. What is it called when a listener will prefer and focus on the information that confirms the individual's perceptions on a certain topic?

Question 6 6. What is the speaker's responsibility to prove that change from the current way of thinking or doing things is needed?

Question 7 7. Which is the BEST way to determine questions audience members may have?

Question 8 8. Sally wants to become more comfortable making speeches in front of large audiences, especially when it comes to expressing herself through the use of gestures. She tends to put her hands in her pockets when she is speaking. What is the best position for Sally to place her hands in during a speech?

Question 9 9. In order to recall his speech, Percy has decided to group his speech into sections. This public speaking strategy is known as:

Question 10 10. A speech writer describes a scene on a tropical island as follows: ''The ocean air and the sound of palms whispering in the wind was enough to put any weary traveler to sleep.'' What type of vivid language is the speech writer using?

Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Why can listening be considered a critical thinking activity?

Question 13 13. Sarah has 8 minutes to give a speech. Her topic of choice is Electricity. In critiquing Sarah's choice, how would you describe this topic?

Question 14 14. When a speaker researches his audience's age, income and gender, he is researching the audience's:

Question 15 15. Why is it crucial for a speaker to make eye contact with members of the audience?

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