Class 26 Quiz Essay

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A ______ is a public discussion during which the members of a group share responsibility by presenting a series of short speeches to an audience. symposium forum panel discussion news briefing
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symposium
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In a ______ presentation, audience members direct questions and comments to a group, and group members respond with short impromptu speeches. symposium forum panel discussion news briefing
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forum
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Lawrence, a climatologist, is asked to participate in an informal group presentation with other scientists in which a moderator encourages the scientists to engage in an informed dialogue on the issue of climate change. Lawrence does not have to prepare a formal speech for the presentation, but has decided to prepare some notes on key facts and statistics that he can use during the discussion. Lawrence will be participating in a symposium. forum. panel discussion. news briefing.
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panel discussion.
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For every group presentation, it is important to first consider possible visual aids. practice answering questions. clarify your purpose. develop a speaking order.
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clarify your purpose.
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When participating in a group presentation, Jose was asked by his group to introduce the topic and group members. He was also asked to keep track of time and ensure that no one either dominates the discussion or speaks too little. Jose was serving as a panelist. moderator. presenter. nominee.
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moderator
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At the Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting, a representative from the local food pantry addresses the group about the services the pantry offers, demographics of the community, and the growing number of families they serve. What kind of special-occasion speech is this? a public-relations speech a professional report a keynote address a ceremonial speech
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a public-relations speech
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In a public-relations presentation, the speaker should anticipate and prepare for criticism by vigorously defending the organization. ignoring any objections and remaining positive. explaining the organization’s plan in more detail. planning to counter objections and problems.
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planning to counter objections and problems.
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What Greek term is used to describe the occasion for a speech? pathos ethos mythos kairos
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kairos
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A speech delivered on a special occasion for celebration, thanksgiving, praise, or mourning is known as a ceremonial speech or a(n) ______ speech. epideictic emotional symposium personal
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epideictic
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A short speech where your goals are to raise interest in a speaker and build their credibility is a speech of introduction. a toast. a commemorative address. an award presentation.
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a speech of introduction.
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Martina is concerned about the introductory speech she has to give for the guest speaker at her banquet. According to your text, what should Martina keep in mind? She should be sure to fully outline the guest speaker’s speech for him or her. She should mention why she was chosen for this honor. She should introduce the topic and the speaker, briefly and accurately. She should tell as much about the speaker’s credentials as she can find.
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She should introduce the topic and the speaker, briefly and accurately.
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When you make a speech placing someone’s name in nomination for an office or award, what must you be sure to mention? the history of the award or office past winners or officeholders who are in the audience funny stories that might be associated with the nominee the nominee’s qualifications for this award or office
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the nominee’s qualifications for this award or office
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Renton has been asked to present his colleague, Rebecca, with the “Journalist of the Year” award. What is important for him to remember to say in this speech? to just quickly announce the recipient’s name and let her talk about the award to talk about the last recipient of the award and his accomplishments to briefly refer to the occasion and mention the significance of the award to mention that his colleague has been up for this award twice before
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to briefly refer to the occasion and mention the significance of the award
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What should the speaker keep in mind when giving an acceptance speech? You should use an impromptu delivery so your remarks don’t sound canned. You should thank those giving you the award and comment on its significance to you. You should be emotional, sincere, and take as long as you wish. You should write out your whole speech, word-for-word on note cards, so you can use them to read from.
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You should thank those giving you the award and comment on its significance to you.
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The special-occasion speech which sets the theme and tone, and is given at or near the beginning of a meeting or a conference, is referred to as a speech of introduction. tribute. keynote address. report.
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keynote address.
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A renowned philanthropist and well-respected national speaker gave the commencement address at Audrey’s graduation ceremony. He spoke of his concerns about rising crime rates for juveniles, the problem of gang violence, and about crimes against women. Was this appropriate content for a commencement address? No; he should have treated the event like an after-dinner speech, a speech to entertain. No, because he didn’t praise, inspire, or challenge the graduating class. Yes, because it dealt with serious concerns that will continue to face the graduates. Yes, because his approach was unique and aroused interest in his topics.
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No, because he didn’t praise, inspire, or challenge the graduating class.
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On the first anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s death, the Reagan family and a group of close friends gathered at the Reagan Library to talk about Ronald Reagan’s life and accomplishments. Then former President George H. W. Bush gave a brief speech at the occasion. What is the textbook term for this speech? a toast a commencement address a speech of dedication a commemorative address
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a commemorative address
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A speech paying tribute to someone’s accomplishments that is delivered when someone has died is known as a eulogy. keynote address. speech of dedication. commemorative address.
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eulogy.
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______ is a humorous presentation, usually delivered in conjunction with a mealtime meeting or banquet. An after-dinner speech A public-relations speech A speech of introduction A commemorative address
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An after-dinner speech
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A phrase in which the initial sounds of words are switched is known as a pun. a spoonerism. a malapropism. hyperbole.
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a spoonerism.
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The mistaken use of a word that sounds much like the intended word, such as “infatuation” for “inflation,” is verbal irony. a spoonerism. a malapropism. understatement.
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a malapropism.
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“I’ve told you a million times” is an example of verbal irony. a spoonerism. a malapropism. hyperbole.
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hyperbole.
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Patrick scored three goals in the toughest soccer match of the season, including the tiebreaker for the win. At home, when his roommate asked how Patrick had played, he responded, “I did all right.” This is an example of verbal irony. a spoonerism. a malapropism. understatement.
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understatement.
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While walking to work, a bus drove by Katrina, splashing water all over her clothes and bag. Soaked, she muttered, “Lucky me!” Katrina is using verbal irony. a spoonerism. a malapropism. understatement.
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verbal irony.
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When giving a speech about recycling, Dolores said, “I took a beer bottle to the recycling center, but they wouldn’t take it. They said, ‘This is the pint of no return.'” What humorous verbal strategy did Dolores employ? pun spoonerism malapropism hyperbole
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pun

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