Researching the Speech: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What are resources used to give your main points credibility?

Question 2 2. Which one of the following is a secondary resource?

Question 3 3. All of the following about research materials are relevant EXCEPT:

Question 4 4. The concept that interests and beliefs of the audience are important when developing a speech refers to:

Question 5 5. What do we call the ideal words used when typing in a search box?

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Question 6 6. What do we call a personal account of an event or experiment that you arranged, or documents written by people who were part of the original event?

Question 7 7. Which is the BEST research strategy to use when preparing a speech for a group that belongs to a specific organization?

Question 8 8. Sarah is doing scholarly research on a technical topic. What type of search engine would likely yield the best results for her work?

Question 9 9. Statistics are used to:

Question 10 10. Jim is writing a report on the Washington Monument. When he uses a search engine, he is pointed to resources about various monuments throughout Washington DC and the state of Washington. Which item listed below should Jim use to help him find sites useful in his research?

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Question 11 11. Which one of the following is a primary resource?

Question 12 12. When asked to speak in front of a group of college-aged students, a research strategy to keep in mind is:

Question 13 13. All of the following are relevant when researching for a speech EXCEPT:

Question 14 14. What type of example refers to supporting material that quickly reinforces your point?

Question 15 15. What do we call the process of investigating a subject to learn the facts about that subject?

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Question 16 16. A pharmaceutical researcher testifies about the effects of a specific medication. What type of testimony is this?

Question 17 17. Which is the BEST strategy when incorporating statistics in your speech?

Question 18 18. Kelly wants to know about fashion trends started by Michael Jackson. Which item listed below should Kelly use to help her find sites useful in his research?

Question 19 19. Information that is collected from a primary source or multiple primary sources is called what?

Question 20 20. An example of a General search engine is:

Researching the Speech: 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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