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MTEL Speech: Organizing Your Speech Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When writing a speaking outline, you should adhere to all of the following guidelines EXCEPT for:

Question 2 2. Which principle refers to outlining topics into groups of thoughts in a balanced manner?

Question 3 3. Which component of an introduction demonstrates your credentials and knowledge about the topic?

Question 4 4. LaToya is preparing a speech on the history of space flight. Which method of organization would lend itself well to her topic?

Question 5 5. John wants to speak about the similarities between the taste of alligator and the taste of chicken. What would be a good way to do this?

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Question 6 6. When do you use a preparation outline?

Question 7 7. Which is a tool used in the delivery of the speech?

Question 8 8. At the end of her speech, Sally wants to include a call to action. What might Sally include in her speech to do so?

Question 9 9. Which is an example of a causal relationship?

Question 10 10. John is giving a speech about vacationing in Alaska. He will talk about cruises, National Park tours, train excursions, and mountain climbing. How should John organize his speech?

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Question 11 11. Talia is creating a speech about different types of sports. She has one main point for each of her favorite sports for a total of seven main points. What advice would you give Talia about her speech?

Question 12 12.

What is missing from the conclusion below?

In conclusion, you may remember the little girl I talked about in the beginning of my speech. Well today, thanks to the resources given to her by her foster parents, she was able to graduate from college and become a successful banker. At the end of this speech I will be passing around some information for you to sign up to be a foster parent. We've discussed the need of foster parents, how to become a foster parent, and the benefits of foster parenting.

Question 13 13. What is the purpose of supporting ideas?

Question 14 14. The difference between the main idea and main points is:

Question 15 15. The Body of a persuasive speech should contain _____.

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Question 16 16. Which principle refers to outlining topics in levels from general thoughts to specific thoughts?

Question 17 17. What is the purpose of a persuasive speech?

Question 18 18. The main idea of a speech is _____.

Question 19 19. Which type of transition tells the audience where you are going?

Question 20 20. Which of the following refers to a speech that is organized to reveal how a situation can be made favorable?

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Question 21 21. Dr. Lee spoke to a group of students about why he believes the hole in the ozone layer may be damaging plants in the Amazon. What type of speech is this?

Question 22 22. Which of these is a component of the conclusion in a speech?

Question 23 23.

A student has written a speech that has three main points and each main point has two examples to illustrate the main point.

What principle of speech writing is the student following?

Question 24 24. Establishing goodwill with your audience in your introduction is particularly important in which type of speech?

Question 25 25. Which component of the introduction is a statement that informs the audience what the speech is about?

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Question 26 26. What is the most important thing that a conclusion should accomplish in a speech?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT considered an attention getter?

Question 28 28.

What is missing from the following introduction?

Did you know that Americans consume foods that 61 countries in the world consider unsafe? I'm talking about GMOs, or Genetically Modified Organisms. GMO is a term more people are starting to hear but probably don't know much about. Today we will be discussing the history and science behind GMOs, the environmental risks, and the health risks of GMOs.

Question 29 29. Why is Visualization necessary in Monroe's Motivated Sequence Pattern?

Question 30 30. What would you add to your speaking outline to give credit to your sources of information?

MTEL Speech: Organizing Your Speech Chapter Exam Instructions

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