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AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Fundamentals of Public Speaking Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which vocal quality has a psychological effect that influences how people perceive your speech's content?

Question 2 2. What type of speaker tells jokes and talks with funny accents?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. 'Given the infinite possibilities for love, Harvey chose www.matchme.com.' What is this is an example of?

Question 5 5. Why are writing comments essential when using a check list style rubric?

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Question 6 6. What is a benefit of using very specific criteria such as 'comments 3 times' rather than 'comments several times'?

Question 7 7. What type of speech is given at a funeral?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. 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 10 10. The linear model of public speaking is often compared to a 1-sided telephone conversation and involves a _____, a _____, and a _____.

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Question 11 11. What tool could help a teacher keep track of grades during a class discussion?

Question 12 12. The Fido Forever Home is speaking to end the stray dog epidemic that has hit your area. This speech is likely written to:

Question 13 13. A speech about the discovery of a new planet is a(n):

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. What type of speech would be most appropriate for Open Mic Night at a bar?

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Question 16 16. The interactional model of public speaking contains much more interface than the linear model with the addition of:

Question 17 17. Wendy is giving an impromptu presentation on how to take cover during a tornado warning. Wendy is speaking to _____.

Question 18 18. Connotation is the _____.

Question 19 19. Sally handed out a survey after a recent speech. Several respondents indicated that her articulation was not very good. Evaluate the activities listed below and indicate the one most likely to help Sally overcome this problem.

Question 20 20. Humor is used in both public speaking and casual conversation to:

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Question 21 21. If someone asks you to speak more slowly, what vocal quality do you need to adjust?

Question 22 22. Why is it helpful to use a rubric when having a class discussion?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. Public speaking _____, whereas casual conversation _____.

Question 25 25. 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's delivery goal is to _____.

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Question 26 26. 'A dog is a four-legged mammal' is an example of _____.

Question 27 27. A listener who is suffering from a migraine, and a listener who is distracted by the hum of fluorescent lighting are examples of:

Question 28 28. A speech that discusses the specifics of animal abuse that ends with asking for donations to a local animal shelter is done:

Question 29 29. What is one of the quickest ways to lose an audience when giving a speech?

Question 30 30. What is the best way to keep an audience engaged when giving a speech?

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Fundamentals of Public Speaking 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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