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Ch.7 Organizing a Successful Speech

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Claim
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The speaker’s main points are: I. Capital punishment is not a deterrent to crime II. Capital punishment is more costly than life imprisonment III. Capital punishment is ethically and morally unjustifiable The speaker is using which organizational pattern?
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False
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There is no need to present an actual thesis statement in the introduction of a speech
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The causal pattern
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Which pattern requires citation of evidence and strong supporting material to prove the existence of a relationship?
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Spatial
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A speaker’s main points are: I. Clipping a poodle’s head II. Clipping a poodle’s midsection III. Clipping a poodle’s legs IV. Clipping a poodle’s tail The speaker is using which organizational pattern?
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For you to include storytelling and analogies to clarify points
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People from individualistic, low-context cultures expect all of the following from your organization except:
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Organized information allows listeners to catch the message without paying close attention
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All of the following advantages of using organizational patterns except
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Special occasion
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Referring to a specific event in the speech introduction is essential in this kind of speech:
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The chronological pattern
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When you arrange points in a step-by-step order or by dates, you are using:
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Raise your own hand and/or tell the audience you would like a show of hands
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When asking your audience an actual question, you should:
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Repetition
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To help your listeners remember exact words or figures, you should use:
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False
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Quotations are more interesting when the audience is not familiar with the source.
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The audience agrees with the problem, but not the solution
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The comparative advantages pattern can be used when:
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True
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A signpost is a type of transition that clearly indicates where the speaker is going next.
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A cause-effect speech
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Which speech requires you to discuss a problem or condition and then follow with the result of the problem or condition?
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In the beginning and ending of a speech
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Listeners tend to remember best the information:
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The most important point should be first
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When arranging a speech in the topical pattern:
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The location of visual aids
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In your preparation outline, you should include this in boldface brackets:
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The spatial pattern
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Arranging your main points from front to back, left to right or north to south is:
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Causal
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A speaker’s main points are: I. Eating disorders II. Social preoccupation with appearance The speaker is using which organizational pattern?
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False
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When you plan a speech, it is best to write the introduction and conclusion before the body.
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Inductive reasoning
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When supporting evidence in the claim pattern is presented first and leads up to the conclusion, this is a form of:
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70-80%
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The body of your speech should take approximately ____ of your total speaking time.
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Have an initial conclusion before Q & A, followed by a longer conclusion after Q & A
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When your speech includes Q & A, you should:
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From most important to least important
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When you are speaking to a business or professional audience, it is fine to arrange points:
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10-15% of your total speaking time
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The introduction should take no more than:
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Pointing out why the topic is important to your audience
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All of the following are suggested by the text as ways to help you establish your credibility except:
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Topical
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A speaker’s main points are: I. Where to look for collectibles II. How to determine the value of a collectible item III. How to bargain with a collector The speaker is using which organizational pattern?
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10-15%
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An effective conclusion should use no more than ____ of the total speaking time.
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The need step
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Describing the specific problem using credible, logical, and psychological appeals, uses which step in the Motivated Sequence?