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Elements of Speech Delivery Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In a manuscript delivery, is it necessary to still go through the rehearsal steps?

Question 2 2. Why is it crucial for a speaker to make eye contact with members of the audience?

Question 3 3. What form of social media is useful prior to or during a question and answer session?

Question 4 4. James is worried that giving a memorized speech may be boring. What advice could you give him to make sure it isn't?

Question 5 5. When a speaker gives a speech without prior planning or preparation, it is a(n):

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Question 6 6. Extemporaneous delivery refers to _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT an appropriate response to a question you are unsure of?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. Which is the BEST way to determine questions audience members may have?

Question 10 10. 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?

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Question 11 11. How would an audience member know that a speaker was giving an extemporaneous speech?

Question 12 12. James told his girlfriend, Bertha, that he was 'gunna' get some popcorn at the concession stand. Where did he go wrong?

Question 13 13. A speaker with arched eyebrows conveys to the audience that he or she is _____.

Question 14 14. David gave a speech in a public speaking class. The content of his speech was good, but he used words like 'um,' 'er' and 'duh' a lot while he was speaking. Which category would the teacher say that David needed to work on for his next speech?

Question 15 15. Chef Caleb 'akses' his line cooks to peel potatoes. This error is part of:

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Question 16 16. _____ refers to the high or low frequencies of a voice and can have an impact on how an audience perceives a speech.

Question 17 17. Pre-rehearsing your speech helps you:

Question 18 18. Thinking about questions that may be asked at the end of your speech is referred to as:

Question 19 19. What may go wrong with a memorized speech?

Question 20 20. Which of the following factors can impact the effectiveness of your speech?

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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. Due to her nervousness when speaking in front of an audience, Alicia tends to stand directly behind a podium. However, it is difficult to engage with her audience this way. What is the best way for Alicia to begin to move around the stage when speaking?

Question 23 23. What can go wrong in a manuscript speech?

Question 24 24. _____ is the use of body movements to send a message.

Question 25 25. Why would the audience have questions after a speech?

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Question 26 26. Vocal traits DO NOT include:

Question 27 27. Which of the following refers to speech rate?

Question 28 28. What is one tool a speaker can use to avoid confusing people with his dialect?

Question 29 29. When Jed told his friends, 'Y'all come back now', this is an example of:

Question 30 30. Which vocal quality can be adjusted in ways similar to a radio?

Elements of Speech Delivery Chapter Exam Instructions

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