Speech Organization Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The difference between the main idea and main points is:

Question 2 2. Which type of transition tells the audience where you are going?

Question 3 3. Which is an example of a causal relationship?

Question 4 4.

What is missing from the following introduction?

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Question 5 5. The best way to know that a speech will do what the author intends it to do is to follow which best practice(s)?

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Question 6 6. Which component of the introduction is a statement that informs the audience what the speech is about?

Question 7 7. Which principle refers to outlining topics into groups of thoughts in a balanced manner?

Question 8 8. A speech about kayaking, equipment needed, and safety information would use what type of organizational method?

Question 9 9. Petunia wants to speak about the benefits of preserving an Indian burial ground in her hometown. What supporting idea aligns well with her purpose?

Question 10 10. What is a broad area of knowledge?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Smitty wants to convince his audience that his diet pill invention works better than any other on the market and is safe to use. What supporting idea should he use?

Question 13 13. 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?

Question 14 14. A strong conclusion should:

Question 15 15. What is the most important thing that a conclusion should accomplish in a speech?

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Question 16 16. John is to give a speech on a topic of his choosing on the subject of federal lands. John has a college degree in outdoor recreation and has vacationed several times in various National Parks. By choosing the topic of 'Recreational Opportunities in National Parks,' John is choosing:

Question 17 17. A speech to argue for or against something is written to _____ the audience.

Question 18 18. Using a library database, an online encyclopedia, or a dictionary to find a speech topic is a form of:

Question 19 19. A conclusion is an important opportunity to:

Question 20 20. Why is Visualization necessary in Monroe's Motivated Sequence Pattern?

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Question 21 21. The Body of a persuasive speech should contain _____.

Question 22 22. 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 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. What is the knowledge about a specific category or piece of the subject area called?

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26. An introduction is important because:

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. 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 29 29. Which component of an introduction demonstrates your credentials and knowledge about the topic?

Question 30 30. Which principle refers to outlining topics in levels from general thoughts to specific thoughts?

Speech Organization 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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