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7th Grade Language Arts: Listening Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. John nods his head along in agreement to a message that Judy is delivering. When Judy completes the delivery of her message, John paraphrases the critical content back to her. John's actions are examples of:

Question 2 2. In order to be an effective listener, the most important thing you can do is to _____.

Question 3 3. The act of constructing thoughts into a valid argument is known as _____.

Question 4 4. What percent of a speech do people typically remember?

Question 5 5. You are evaluating an author who is touting her book as the best weight loss plan ever written. After doing some research, you find out that this book wasn't very well-researched, and she has been skinny all of her life. She was using _____ to make her claims.

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Question 6 6. What is reasoning where the premises support the conclusion?

Question 7 7. Theresa is a surgeon. She's asked to speak at her daughter's third-grade class for career day. For her presentation, Theresa plans to use higher level vocabulary to discuss a very complicated gastrointestinal procedure. What may be the outcome of her presentation?

Question 8 8. When your professor discusses a new theory, it is a good idea to keep this information in your mind in case you need to recall it - perhaps by tying it to an acronym or using some type of mnemonic device. What stage of the listening process do you utilize to store information?

Question 9 9. Movements like eye contact, a slight nod, or leaning in are examples of:

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a reason we listen?

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Question 11 11. In the _____ stage, an individual is gathering the words and sentences in his brain to be used in the next stage of the listening process.

Question 12 12. Understanding the _____ of the audience is an important element of effective listening when public speaking.

Question 13 13. _____ is a way to actively involve the individuals to ensure you are reaching your audience and keeping them engaged.

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an example of an open-ended question?

Question 15 15. While the speaker is talking, the attendee should never:

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Question 16 16. Observations _____, while Inference _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a good listening strategy?

Question 18 18. Why can listening be considered a critical thinking activity?

Question 19 19. What is the relationship between two premises to develop a conclusion?

Question 20 20. Lack of eye contact, leaning in, and arms folded across the chest are examples of _____.

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Question 21 21. MaryKay used to eat Cheerios cereal for breakfast every day before work. Then one Friday morning she decided to eat Lucky Charms cereal for breakfast before work, and immediately following, she suffered a kidney stone attack. MaryKay has gone back to eating Cheerios cereal for breakfast every day before work ever since. What type of fallacy is this an example of?

Question 22 22. What is the comparison of two things, reasoning that assumes when two things are similar all of the characteristics are the same?

Question 23 23. Anissa travels to Germany. She is lost in the airport trying to find her way to the rental cars. The very first person that she asks for assistance is extremely rude. She emails her best friend back home to let her know that everyone in Germany is rude. This is an example of _____ fallacy.

Question 24 24. _____ is a misconception or false assumption made in reasoning.

Question 25 25. Mike really wants to remember the information the speaker is providing. While the speaker is speaking, Mike should:

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Question 26 26. Which sections should be on your note-taking sheet?

Question 27 27. Which types of arguments will a speaker use to state his or her case?

Question 28 28. You make comments such as, 'I feel your pain' or 'I can only imagine what it was like when the bus ran over your foot' to the speaker. Which listening strategy does this refer to?

Question 29 29. A motivational speaker states that he heard from a friend that catching bees in your left hand can be a very liberating experience. What is this an example of?

Question 30 30. People who cannot go without their 'caffeine fix' in the morning (whether that be from soft drinks or coffee) are no better than people who are alcoholics. Which of the following fallacies is this an example of?

7th Grade Language Arts: Listening Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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