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Language and Style: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which statement describes inclusive language?

Question 2 2. 'The new employee is earnest, excited, and enthusiastic and arrives early for his new job. ' This is an example of:

Question 3 3. What type of speech is given at a funeral?

Question 4 4. A doctor yells to her nurse, 'Get me a suture kit. STAT!' What type of language is this?

Question 5 5. What is the best way to keep an audience engaged when giving a speech?

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Question 6 6. 'A dog is a four-legged mammal' is an example of _____.

Question 7 7. Connotation is the _____.

Question 8 8. What is one of the quickest ways to lose an audience when giving a speech?

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. 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?

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Question 11 11. 'On July 20, 1969, the first man landed on the moon' is an example of _____.

Question 12 12. 'Given the infinite possibilities for love, Harvey chose www.matchme.com.' What is this is an example of?

Question 13 13. Which of the following phrases is the BEST example of clarity when speaking about your profession?

Question 14 14. 'He runs like a cheetah' is an example of:

Question 15 15. 'America is a melting pot' is an example of:

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Question 16 16. What type of speech would be most appropriate for Open Mic Night at a bar?

Question 17 17. During a stage performance, the show's director tells an actor backstage, 'Hey, break a leg!' What type of culture-specific language is this?

Question 18 18. When is the use of obscene language appropriate in a speech?

Question 19 19. When a person asks that a burger meal be 'supersized,' what kind of language is this?

Question 20 20. What type of speaker tells jokes and talks with funny accents?

Language and Style: Help and Review 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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