Ohio Assessments ELA: Public Speaking Strategies Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. What type of speech would be most appropriate for Open Mic Night at a bar?

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

Question 4 4. Wendy is giving an impromptu presentation on how to take cover during a tornado warning. Wendy is speaking to _____.

Question 5 5. The interactional model of public speaking contains much more interface than the linear model with the addition of:

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Question 6 6. A listener who is suffering from a migraine, and a listener who is distracted by the hum of fluorescent lighting are examples of:

Question 7 7. 'A dog is a four-legged mammal' is an example of _____.

Question 8 8. 'On July 20, 1969, the first man landed on the moon' is an example of _____.

Question 9 9. Public speaking _____, whereas casual conversation _____.

Question 10 10. 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?

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Question 11 11. How would a public speaker communicate thoughts and feeling into a message?

Question 12 12. What is one of the quickest ways to lose an audience when giving a speech?

Question 13 13. 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 _____.

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

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Question 16 16. What type of speaker tells jokes and talks with funny accents?

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. Humor is used in both public speaking and casual conversation to:

Question 19 19. What is the best way to keep an audience engaged when giving a speech?

Question 20 20. A speech about the discovery of a new planet is a(n):

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Question 21 21. The linear model of public speaking is often compared to a 1-sided telephone conversation and involves a _____, a _____, and a _____.

Question 22 22. What type of speech is given at a funeral?

Question 23 23. Connotation is the _____.

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. A speech that discusses the specifics of animal abuse that ends with asking for donations to a local animal shelter is done:

Ohio Assessments ELA: Public Speaking Strategies Chapter Exam Instructions

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