Types of Supporting Materials for a Speech


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

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Some of the topics you'll be assessed on when you take this quiz on speech materials include clarifying examples you might use in a speech, as well as ways to use statistics in your speech.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Types of examples and testimony in speeches
  • Using statistics in a speech
  • Resources used to give your main points credibility

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on types of supporting material for a speech
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about speeches in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the use of statistics in speeches
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about using examples and testimony in a speech

Additional Learning

To learn more about public speaking, review the accompanying lesson called Types of Supporting Materials for a Speech. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define supporting materials
  • List three types of supporting materials and examples of each
  • Understand the best type of support for the kind of speech you want to deliver