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Speaking & Listening Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following are the Pillars of Persuasive Speaking?

Question 2 2. A speaker who uses graphs, charts and expert testimony is using an Assertion of:

Question 3 3. Which of the following steps occur the least in the communication process?

Question 4 4. You walk away from a conversation feeling both heard and understood. This shows that the other person was _____.

Question 5 5. _____ is a way to actively involve the individuals to ensure you are reaching your audience and keeping them engaged.

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Question 6 6. Susan is her town's mayor. There have been many accidents at a certain intersection in town, so she is making her case to taxpayers to install a new traffic signal at that intersection. This is likely considered:

Question 7 7. Understanding the _____ of the audience is an important element of effective listening when public speaking.

Question 8 8. Why is encoding relevant for communication?

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. Professor Benjamin held a benefit to save the sparrows at his local campus. He shared stories of sparrows, their benefits to a more peaceful planet and even went on about how saving sparrows is just the right thing to do. What type of assertion is he using?

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Question 11 11. What is puffery?

Question 12 12. Why is communication important in the business world?

Question 13 13. Chef Caleb 'akses' his line cooks to peel potatoes. This error is part of:

Question 14 14. Active listening comes from the person-centered therapy of _____.

Question 15 15. Johny is a second-year freshman. He is having some difficulties in understanding his professor because he did not have enough sleep. Why is this an example of noise?

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Question 16 16. What form of speech is a flyer discussing the options for an upcoming election?

Question 17 17. In order to be an effective listener, the most important thing you can do is to _____.

Question 18 18. James told his girlfriend, Bertha, that he was 'gunna' get some popcorn at the concession stand. Where did he go wrong?

Question 19 19. A headache is an example of _____ noise.

Question 20 20. A speech that discusses the specifics of animal abuse that ends with asking for donations to a local animal shelter is done:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is the BEST explanation of a communication channel?

Question 22 22. Lack of eye contact, leaning in, and arms folded across the chest are examples of _____.

Question 23 23. Vocal traits DO NOT include:

Question 24 24. What is false advertising?

Question 25 25. What are the remedies for false advertising?

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Question 26 26. Wendy is giving an impromptu presentation on how to take cover during a tornado warning. Wendy is speaking to _____.

Question 27 27. Public speaking _____, whereas casual conversation _____.

Question 28 28. Active listening is not only used in the therapeutic setting; it is an essential component of _____.

Question 29 29. Paraphrasing, summarizing, and questioning/clarifying are all examples of _____.

Question 30 30. Paraphrasing is to _____.

Speaking & Listening Chapter Exam Instructions

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