MTTC English: Listening & Communication Strategies Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Dr. Khan told her students about her teaching career. She spoke about her ability to teach at ages 3, 5, 7 and did not stop until she reached her current age of 39. What type of speech is this?

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. 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 4 4. Speaker Molly notices that the audience is fidgeting in their seats. What is one effective technique Molly should use to reengage the audience?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is a reason we listen?

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Question 6 6. How does understanding occur in a communication process?

Question 7 7. Jerome presented a speech on the topic of his recently published book. Once he finishes his speech, how might he know if his message was meaningful?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. In order to be an effective listener, the most important thing you can do is to _____.

Question 10 10. 'Given the infinite possibilities for love, Harvey chose www.matchme.com.' What is this is an example of?

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Question 11 11. Fun Town added photos of laughing families and smiling children to its slideshow to demonstrate how much consumers love their product. What is the role of visual communication in this example?

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. When a speaker researches his audience's age, income and gender, he is researching the audience's:

Question 14 14. Nancy was asked to give a speech to a group she is not familiar with. How can Nancy efficiently get demographic and psychographic information about her audience?

Question 15 15. Aubrey is putting together her small business's quarterly report and has decided to include some pie charts to help explain the recent sales data and future projections. This is an example of what visual role?

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Question 16 16. A continued dialogue between the sender & receiver is called _____.

Question 17 17. 'A dog is a four-legged mammal' is an example of _____.

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. Why can listening be considered a critical thinking activity?

Question 20 20. The main idea of a speech is _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is/are examples of non-verbal cues?

Question 22 22. When your brain receives words and sentences and you attach meaning to them, you are in the _____ stage of the listening process.

Question 23 23. Bill thinks that the bookstore on his campus is charging too much for textbooks and wants the school to authorize the use of e-books because they are cheaper. Which speech organization method lends itself most directly to this situation?

Question 24 24. If someone asks you to speak more slowly, what vocal quality do you need to adjust?

Question 25 25. Pictures, charts, and tables which help to illustrate data to form a business message are known as _____.

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Question 26 26. A speaker is interested in knowing more about his audience's beliefs and values. What should he study?

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. The main point of an audience analysis during a speech is:

Question 29 29. Sender is to encode as receiver is to _____.

Question 30 30. 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.

MTTC English: Listening & Communication Strategies Chapter Exam Instructions

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