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Quiz: Understand Audience Appeal Question 1a of 10 ( 1 Understand Audience Appeal 1059075 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Which element must an effective wartime speech have? Choice Feedback *A. An organized structure Correct! B. A balance of truth and secrets C. A rehearsed use of physical gestures D. An angry yet passionate tone Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: An organized structure. Question 1b of 10 ( 1 Understand Audience Appeal 1059076 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Which element must an effective wartime speech have? Choice Feedback *A. Powerful language Correct! B. Inflammatory wording C. Selective half-truths D. A positive theme Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: Powerful language. Question 1c of 10 ( 1 Understand Audience Appeal 1059077 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Which element must an effective wartime speech have? Choice Feedback *A. Strategic use of audience appeals Correct! B. Rehearsed physical gestures C. A focus on the positive D. Well-placed metaphors Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: Strategic use of audience appeals. Question 2a of 10 ( 3 Understand Audience Appeal 1059079 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Which statement best illustrates how a leader might use logos in a wartime speech? Choice Feedback *A. The leader gives statistics that focus on military strengths and successes. Correct! B. The leader reminds the audience of the lives sacrificed in the war effort. C. The leader focuses on language that paints the enemy as savage and unjust. D. The leader recounts the times the political parties have worked together to achieve a goal. Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: The leader gives statistics that focus on military strengths and successes. Question 2b of 10 ( 3 Understand Audience Appeal 1059080 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Which statement best illustrates how a leader might use pathos in a wartime speech? Choice Feedback *A. The leader will remind the audience of its patriotic spirit and neighborly unity. Correct! B. The leader will align his or her ideas with various ethnic groups. C. The leader will share the truth about the consequences of going to war. D. The leader will list the number of troops that various military branches have sent to war. Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: The leader will remind the audience of its patriotic spirit and neighborly unity. Question 2c of 10 ( 3 Understand Audience Appeal 1059081 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Which statement best illustrates how a leader might use ethos in a wartime speech? Choice Feedback *A. The leader will be honest about the danger that faces a country when fighting a war. Correct! B. The leader will encourage unity between various political parties. C. The leader will state facts about a recent battle win. D. The leader will paint a negative and fearful picture of the enemy. Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: The leader will be honest about the danger that faces a country when fighting a war. Question 3a of 10 ( 3 Understand Audience Appeal 1059083 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Read the following excerpt from President George W. Bush’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress and the American People: All of America was touched the evening of the tragedy to see Republicans and Democrats joined together on the steps of this Capitol, singing “God Bless America.” What feeling is Bush most likely trying to evoke in the audience? Choice Feedback *A. A feeling of unity Correct! B. A feeling of revenge C. A feeling of calm D. A feeling of sympathy Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: A feeling of unity. Question 3b of 10 ( 3 Understand Audience Appeal 1059084 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Read the following excerpt from President George W. Bush’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress and the American People: Tonight we are a country awakened to danger and called to defend freedom. Our grief has turned to anger, and anger to resolution. Whether we bring our enemies to justice, or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done. What feeling is Bush most likely trying to evoke in the audience? Choice Feedback *A. A feeling of determination Correct! B. A feeling of sympathy C. A feeling of patriotism D. A feeling of contentment Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: A feeling of determination. Question 3c of 10 ( 3 Understand Audience Appeal 1059085 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Read the following excerpt from a speech given by President Harry S. Truman shortly before sending troops to Korea: The Communists in the Kremlin are engaged in a monstrous conspiracy to stamp out freedom all over the world. If they were to succeed, the United States would be numbered among their principal victims. What feeling is Truman most likely trying to evoke in the audience? Choice Feedback *A. A threatened feeling Correct! B. A patriotic feeling C. A stubborn feeling D. An enthusiastic feeling Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: A threatened feeling. Question 4a of 10 ( 3 Understand Audience Appeal 1059087 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Read the following excerpt from a speech given by President Harry S. Truman shortly before sending troops to Korea: The Communists in the Kremlin are engaged in a monstrous conspiracy to stamp out freedom all over the world. If they were to succeed, the United States would be numbered among their principal victims. What type of audience appeal is most clearly used in the excerpt? Choice Feedback *A. Pathos Correct! B. Ethos C. Kairos D. Logos Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: Pathos. Question 4b of 10 ( 3 Understand Audience Appeal 1059088 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Read the following excerpt from President George W. Bush’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress and the American People: On September 11th, enemies of freedom committed an act of war against our country. Americans have known wars, but for the past 136 years they have been on foreign soil, except for one Sunday in 1941. What type of audience appeal is most clearly used in the excerpt? Choice Feedback *A. Logos Correct! B. Pathos C. Ethos D. Kairos Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: Logos. Question 4c of 10 ( 3 Understand Audience Appeal 1059089 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Read the following excerpt from President John F. Kennedy’s address at Rice University on the Nation’s Space Effort: We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills . . . What type of audience appeal is most clearly used in the excerpt? Choice Feedback *A. Logos Correct! B. Ethos C. Pathos D. Telos Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: Logos. Question 5a of 10 ( 2 Understand Audience Appeal 1059091 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: What is a common characteristic of a successful speech’s structure? Choice Feedback *A. Repetition of key ideas or phrases Correct! B. Use of figurative language C. Establishing speaker credibility D. Use of questions Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: Repetition of key ideas or phrases. Question 5b of 10 ( 2 Understand Audience Appeal 1059092 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: What is a common characteristic of a successful speech’s structure? Choice Feedback *A. A resemblance to music Correct! B. Use of questions C. Telling a personal story D. An open-ended conclusion Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: A resemblance to music. Question 5c of 10 ( 2 Understand Audience Appeal 1059093 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: What is a common characteristic of a successful speech’s structure? Choice Feedback *A. Repetition that resembles the chorus of a song Correct! B. Emotional appeals that stir up feelings C. Factual information that reinforces ideas D. Photographs that create connecting ideas Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: Repetition that resembles the chorus of a song. Question 6a of 10 ( 1 Understand Audience Appeal 1059095 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Which type of audience appeal asks the listener to make a character judgment about the speaker? Choice Feedback *A. Ethos Correct! B. Logos C. Pathos D. Justos Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: Ethos. Question 6b of 10 ( 1 Understand Audience Appeal 1059096 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Which type of audience appeal calls for a speaker to use facts, statistics, and common sense? Choice Feedback *A. Logos Correct! B. Justos C. Pathos D. Ethos Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: Logos. Question 6c of 10 ( 1 Understand Audience Appeal 1059097 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Which type of audience appeal evokes feelings within the audience? Choice Feedback *A. Pathos Correct! B. Justos C. Ethos D. Logos Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: Pathos. Question 7a of 10 ( 4 Understand Audience Appeal 1059099 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Read the following excerpt from President Harry S. Truman’s Korean War speech: The best time to meet the threat is in the beginning. It is easier to put out a fire in the beginning when it is small than after it has become a roaring blaze. And the best way to meet the threat of aggression is for the peace-loving nations to act together. If they don’t act together, they are likely to be picked off, one by one. Which sentence best summarizes Truman’s persuasive strategy in this part of the speech? Choice Feedback *A. Truman triggers fear in the audience by suggesting freedom could be lost. Correct! B. Truman compares the situation to a fire, creating a logical explanation for war. C. Truman uses strong language to discredit his political opponents. D. Truman repeats important words to create an ominous rhythm. Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: Truman triggers fear in the audience by suggesting freedom could be lost. Question 7b of 10 ( 4 Understand Audience Appeal 1059100 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Read the following excerpt from President Harry S. Truman’s Korean War speech: [M]eet the attack in Korea and defeat it there. That is what we have been doing. It is a difficult and bitter task. But so far it has been successful. So far, we have prevented World War III. So far, by fighting a limited war in Korea, we have prevented aggression from succeeding, and bringing on a general war. Which sentence best summarizes Truman’s persuasive strategy in this part of the speech? Choice Feedback *A. Truman logically explains his reasoning for going to war. Correct! B. Truman stirs up anger in this audience by describing the enemy. C. Truman earns credibility by explaining Korea’s difficult situation. D. Truman passionately invites fellow Americans to continue the fight for freedom. Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: Truman logically explains his reasoning for going to war. Question 7c of 10 ( 4 Understand Audience Appeal 1059101 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Read the following excerpt from President George W. Bush’s 9/11 speech: This is a day when all Americans from every walk of life unite in our resolve for justice and peace. America has stood down enemies before, and we will do so this time. None of us will ever forget this day. Yet we go forward to defend freedom and all that is good and just in our world. Which sentence best summarizes Bush’s persuasive strategy in this part of the speech? Choice Feedback *A. Bush stirs up emotions of brotherhood and freedom to inspire Americans. Correct! B. Bush evokes fear of the enemy in his American audience. C. Bush creates credibility for the military by detailing battles won. D. Bush rationalizes the need for war with warnings for the enemy. Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: Bush stirs up emotions of brotherhood and freedom to inspire Americans. Question 8a of 10 ( 2 Understand Audience Appeal 1059103 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: What challenge do presidents in particular face when persuading an audience? Choice Feedback *A. They must appeal to several different groups. Correct! B. They need to use figurative language. C. They must repeat important points effectively. D. They must use a formal and intelligent tone. Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: They must appeal to several different groups. Question 8b of 10 ( 2 Understand Audience Appeal 1059104 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: What challenge do presidents in particular face when persuading an audience? Choice Feedback *A. They must avoid overstepping their authority. Correct! B. They must focus on facts and statistics when there are none. C. They must exaggerate the truth. D. They must speak briefly. Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: They must avoid overstepping their authority. Question 8c of 10 ( 2 Understand Audience Appeal 1059105 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: What challenge do presidents in particular face when persuading an audience? Choice Feedback *A. They must use more than one persuasive approach. Correct! B. They must embellish political issues. C. They must repeat important points effectively. D. They must remain unemotional. Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: They must use more than one persuasive approach. Question 9a of 10 ( 3 Understand Audience Appeal 1059107 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Read the following excerpt from a speech by President Harry S. Truman: If they were to succeed, the United States would be numbered among their principal victims. It must be clear to everyone that the United States cannot — and will not — sit idly by and await foreign conquest. The only question is: What is the best time to meet the threat and how is the best way to meet it? Which phrase is most clearly meant to evoke fear in the listener? Choice Feedback *A. foreign conquest Correct! B. sit idly by C. meet the threat D. only question is Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: foreign conquest. Question 9b of 10 ( 3 Understand Audience Appeal 1059108 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Read the following excerpt from a speech by President George W. Bush: Americans have known surprise attacks — but never before on thousands of civilians. All of this was brought upon a single day — and night fell on a different world, a world where freedom itself is under attack. Which phrase is most clearly meant to evoke fear in the listener? Choice Feedback *A. Freedom itself is under attack Correct! B. Surprise attacks C. Thousands of civilians D. Night fell on a different world Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: Freedom itself is under attack. Question 9c of 10 ( 3 Understand Audience Appeal 1059109 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Read the following excerpt from a speech by President Harry S. Truman: The Communists in the Kremlin are engaged in a monstrous conspiracy to stamp out freedom all over the world. If they were to succeed, the United States would be numbered among their principal victims. Which phrase is most clearly meant to evoke fear in the listener? Choice Feedback *A. Stamp out freedom Correct! B. Engaged in C. All over the world D. Sit idly by Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: Stamp out freedom. Question 10a of 10 ( 4 Understand Audience Appeal 1059111 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: What historical reality did both Harry S. Truman and George W. Bush face when they gave speeches to the American public? Choice Feedback *A. Going to war Correct! B. Requesting the rationing of food C. Explaining terrorist attacks D. Losing a large number of troops Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: Going to war. Question 10b of 10 ( 4 Understand Audience Appeal 1059112 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: What historical reality did both Harry S. Truman and George W. Bush face when they gave speeches to the American public? Choice Feedback *A. Sending troops to another country Correct! B. Explaining America’s vulnerability to surprise attacks C. Warning citizens about the threat of terrorism D. Requesting that people enlist in the military service Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: Sending troops to another country. Question 10c of 10 ( 4 Understand Audience Appeal 1059113 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: What historical reality did both Harry S. Truman and George W. Bush face when they gave speeches to the American public? Choice Feedback *A. Persuading an audience to support a war Correct! B. Explaining America’s vulnerability to surprise attacks C. Persuading an audience to view terrorist acts as acts of war D. Explaining the loss of a large number of troops Global Incorrect Feedback The correct answer is: Persuading an audience to support a war.
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