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Understanding Reasons for a Public Speaking Event

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Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

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What are the circumstances in which you deliver your speech known as?

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1. Analyze the scenarios below and select the one in which you as the speaker cannot select your own topic?

2. Select the BEST answer: Why do you want to ask yourself the question, Why am I here and what impact can I have on my audience?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of how to tailor your speech for the purpose of an event. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include what the speaking event involves and when you can select your own speaking topic.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Circumstances that require a speech
  • Situations making selecting your own topic difficult
  • Reason to consider the purpose and impact of a speech
  • Three influential factors in choosing a topic
  • Importance of relating the topic

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about making speeches relevant
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding making speeches relevant and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related tailoring your speech for the event's purpose lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about how to make your speech relevant, review the corresponding lesson called Understanding Reasons for a Public Speaking Event. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify the most important element in preparation
  • Understand the importance of being relevant
  • Know how to identify with the audience
  • Learn to examine the occasion that require a speech
  • Analyze what factors affect the speech
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