How Should I Pace My PowerPoint Presentation? - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of the following is a best practice for finding an effective pace during a PowerPoint presentation?

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1. With respect to a PowerPoint presentation, what is the 10-2-20 rule?

2. Which of the following should be accounted for when rehearsing the timing of your slides for a PowerPoint presentation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you're giving a presentation and using PowerPoint, it's important to keep the pace in mind so your audience remains interested. This quiz will test you on some ways to go about pacing your presentation, as well as rules to keep in mind.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz on PowerPoint pacing tests your ability to:

  • Determine the best practices for effective pace
  • Recall given rules for pacing your PowerPoint presentations
  • Remember why the examples from the lesson were acceptable
  • Understand why you should pause
  • Know how many slides to use in a presentation

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most pertinent information from the lesson on pacing PowerPoint presentations
  • Information recall - remember the information you have acquired regarding the 10-2-20 rule
  • Knowledge application - use this information and successfully answer questions about the number of slides to use in a presentation

Additional Learning

The lesson, How Should I Pace My PowerPoint Presentation?, covers the following objectives:

  • Explain the 10-2-20 rule
  • Provide examples of presentations and examine why they are or are not effective
  • Explore how the audience impacts your presentation
  • Give advice on how much content to put in while leaving room for audience participation