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Comm-R110 Speech Final

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In persuasive speaking, if you are convinced and you present it well, then your conviction will become… A. A marked improvement B. Sincere C. Contagious D. Effective
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Contagious
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Tina starts off her persuasion speech with the following, “From my audience analysis, I know everyone in this room has had someone they loved affected by cancer. I want to propose a way of working together to help eradicate this horrible disease”. What has she done? A. Not included her audience B. Attempted to manipulate C. Established an “I-thou” dialogic communication D. Established an “I-it” monologic communication
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Established an “I-thou” dialogic communication
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Clearly and specifically choosing language that helps to define the need relative to your target audience in a persuasive speech is called _______________. A. relevance B. framing the need C. manipulation D. justification
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framing the need
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What is one way that the text cites as a problem associated with how students practice time management, as they prepare for their speeches? A. all of these B. using an egg timer rather than the timer feature on their cell phones C. preparing for the wrong speech D. incorrect estimation of time of the amount of time it takes to prepare for their speeches
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incorrect estimation of time of the amount of time it takes to prepare for their speeches
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_____ is the most common method of speech delivery, especially in a speech class. A. Monroe’s Motivated Sequence B. Extemporaneous delivery C. Impromptu delivery D. Manuscript delivery
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Extemporaneous delivery
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What “other guidelines” will help you select an appropriate topic for our academic setting? A. Sources B. All of the above C. Time limits D. Physical location
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all of the above
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A parenthetical written citation links the information in your outline to the ________________. A. Speech B. audience C. outline D. work cited page
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work cited page
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Speaking to a diverse audience and showing respect to every audience member, a speaker should do all the following EXCEPT A. Recognize differences and therefore establish common ground. B. Assume that your culture’s values, customes or beliefs are superior to another’s. C. Take into consideration audience’s values and beliefs. D. Refrain from using sexist language, and gender-specific terms.
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Assume that your culture’s values, customes or beliefs are superior to another’s.
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In a persuasive speech, the ____ should be featured early in your speech. A. action statement B. problem statement C. first main point D. solution
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problem statement
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A speaker who is audience-centered will consider ____ of a particular audience. A. the size and male-to-female ratio B. the vocality C. the appearance D. the uniqueness and diversity
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the uniqueness and diversity
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Organizing your main points so that your speech is understandable, informative, and/or convincing, is? A. style B. arrangement C. memory D. invention E. delivery
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arrangement
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Style guides are produced to use for citing and documenting sources. One of the common style guides used in college papers is called APA style. This is an abbreviation for _________________________________. A. American Psychological Association B. Authority of Peer Analysis C. American peer Agreement D. none of these
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American Psychological association
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The 3 column outline contains all of the following EXCEPT: A. thesis statement B. 4-part introduction C. right hand column to list citations D. main points and supporting points
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Right-hand column to list citations
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IN JFK’s inaugural address on January 20, 1961, he stated: “And, if a beachhead of cooperation may push back the jungle of suspicion, let both sides join in creating a new endeavor.” This is an example of A. Metaphor B. alliteration C. simile D. personalization
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metaphor
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“Invention” is from the Latin work invenire which means: A. to memorize B. to present C. to arrange D. to find
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to find
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Stages in the listening process include A. Hearing, understanding and interpreting B. Hearing, understanding, evaluating and responding C. Hearing, understanding, remembering, interpreting, evaluating and responding D. Hearing, remembering and evaluating
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Hearing, understanding, remembering, interpreting, evaluating and responding
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Finding information that is ________ lays solid groundwork for a persuasive speech. A. accurate, pertinent and timely B. specific and inciting C. broad and idealistic D. intellectually stimulating
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Accurate, pertinent, and timely
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Who controls the “true meaning” of any communication act? A. audience member B. everyone C. speaker D. No one
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No one
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Jane Chen’s in a Ted talk opens by saying: “Please close your eyes and open your hands. Now imagine what you could place in your hands, an apple, maybe your wallet. Now open your eyes. What about a life?” Which attention seeking device is used? A. imagery B. stories C. rhetorical questions D. Humor
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Imagery
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Which organizational pattern works well when making a claim of fact that explains the causes of a problem and the negative effects? A. casual B. problem-solution C. comparitive- advantage D. Monroe’s Motivated Sequence
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Casual
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If you experience anxiety only when you speak in public, you tend to experience___________. A. Both Trait and State CA B. Increased self-conscious C. State CA D. An uncomfortable feeling Trait CA
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State CA
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Before you decide to utilize source content you must consider the following: A. who produced this information B. Is the information relevant C. all the responses D. is is the information reliable
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all the responses
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Maintaining a high ethical standard is critically important to effective public speaking. Which is NOT included as one of the four questions you should ask yourself when considering ethical language use for your speech? A. accuracy B. Appropriateness C. Perspective D. Clarity
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Perspective
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Using research ethically and legally includes _______. A. primarily following the instructors directions B. registering with a librarian C. documenting and citing sources used D. consulting with a peer
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documenting and citing sources used
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If the extent of the problem in persuasion is great enough to warrant doing something about it, we call it A. significance B. harm C. inherency D. burden of proof
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Significance
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According to the Toulmin Model, the claim _____. A. explains why the evidence selected is best suited to prove the argument B. is a rebuttal C. provides evidence, such as statistics, definitions, or examples D. clearly states what the speaker hopes to persuade the audience to believe
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clearly states what the speaker hopes to persuade the audience to believe
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Two common ways to brainstorm are A. freewriting and clustering B. none of the above C. cognitive elimination and clustering D. purposive elimination and freewriting
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Freewriting and clustering
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The process of speech preparation, including topic selection, research, thesis development, and visual aid selection, represents which of the Five Canons of Rhetoric: A. delivery B. style C. invention D. memory E. arrangement
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Invention
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Self-actualization, esteem needs, love and belonging needs, safety, and physiological needs are part of ___________________. A. audience analysis B. burden of proof C. target audience D> Maslow’s Heirarchy of Needs
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Maslow’s Heirarchy of Needs
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Visual aids should help you achieve ______. A. nirvana B. multimedia perfection C. visual cognition D. the golden mean
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visual cognition
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If you tend to feel anxiety throughout the speech preparation process, you are experiencing: A. Generalized anxiety B. Communication Apprehension C. Trait Communication Apprehension D. State Communication Apprehension
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Trait communication apprehension
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What is the proper order of putting the speech introduction together? A. thesis, purpose, attention, TIA B. attention, TIA< credibility, thesis C. TIA, credibility, attention, thesis D. attention, credibility, TIA, thesis
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Attention, TIA, credibility, Thesis
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“Notre Dame University is the best Catholic University in the Midwest.” This is a claim of _____. A. value B. fact C. erudite D. policy
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value
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Martin Buber points out that some view interaction with others as an “I-It” relationship. This can be explained as _____. A. a communal transcation B. a “means to an end” C. a learning opportunity D. an “experience” in which others are seen as objects
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an “experience” in which others are seen as objects
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Increased eye contact not only allows for more extemporaneous speaking in persuasion but also A. decrease your movements B. demonstrates credibility C. demonstrates insincerity D. increases your significance
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Demonstrates credibility
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This term refers to using language to make your speech compelling and inviting. A. delivery B. style C. memory D. invention
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style
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Once students understand communication as a complicated process and not a product, tool, or delivery system, you: A. Gain a more complete understanding of communication as a way of learning B. Create and discover shared meanings between the speaker and the audience C. All of the responses D. Recognize that communication is never simply about a speaker’s intent
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All of the responses
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Audience members are ______ in the meaning-making process. A. collaborators B. ex parte machina C. critical thinkers D. “cognitive co-workers”
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collaborators
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It is usually best to distribute handouts when? A. after your speech B. it depends C. during your speech D. before your speech
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it depends
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Geert Hofstede defines _________________ as “the collective programming of the mind distinguishing the members of one group or the category of people from another.” A. topic selection B. culture C. persuasion D. paralanguage
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culture
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Cognitive restructuring A. is when you change your mind about something B. none of the above C. is a process of revising how you thing about speaking situations D. is when you have a positive attitude
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is a process of revising how you think about speaking situations.
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When framing the Need in a way that meets the burden of proof, the speaker must prove A. harm, significance, and inherency B. faith, hope, and charity C. need, want, and desire D. introduction, body, conclusion, and transitions
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Harm ,inherency, and significance
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_______ happens when lots of information is presented in too short a time to digest it. A. mental dialogue B. visual dissonance C. informational voiding D. sensory overload
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sensory overload
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In informative speeches, effective language choices should make a speech A. compelling B. all of the choices C. understandabe D. engagins
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all of the choices
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“To persuade my audience that JFK was assassinated by the US Secret Service ” is a thesis or purpose statement for a persuasive speech on a question of A. policy B. attitude C. fact D. value
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fact
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As you start to gather information to make your argument compelling, which of the following should you consider? A.How was this information obtained and when was it produced? B. All of these C. Who is providing this information? D. Why is this information being made available? E. Who has what I need?
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All of these
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Which term refers to the way people evaluate and interpret their environment? A> worldview B. perspective-taking C. Emovista D. Lifestyle
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Worldview
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In Boolean searches, the word _____ takes precedence – just as multiplication does in mathematical operations. A>or B. not C. and D. with
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and
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Logos refers to which of the following means of persuasion: A> credibility B. goodwill C. reasoning D. emotional appeal
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reasoning
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What type of speech refers to the process of creating, influencing, changing, or reinforcing people’s beliefs, attitudes, values, and actions? A. introductive B. explanatory C. persuasive D. demonstrative
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persuasive
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Put simply, plagiarism is a form of _____. A. stealing B. institutional governance C. research D. information sharing
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Stealing
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The persuasive speech organizational pattern that has five sections (attention, need, satisfaction, visualization, and action) is called A. problem-cause-solution B. comparitive-advantage C. problem-solution D. Monroe’s Motivated Sequence
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Monroe’s Motivated Sequence
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Melissa decided that she wanted to give her informational speech about IUPUI but decided that a six-minute presentation would not allow enough time to cover the topic with sufficient depth. She decided she needed to focus on the School of Liberal Arts and the academic programs it offers for students. Melissa was reviewing her topic for: A. Scope B. Significance C. Invention D. appropriateness
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appropriateness
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The credibility section of an introduction: A. provides a way to gain your audiences’ attention B. provides a road map to the rest of your speech. C. provides a reason or reasons why your audience should feel confident that you are indeed qualified to speak about your subject. D. provides a reason or reasons why they should listen to your speech, “What is in this speech for them?”
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provides a reason or reasons why your audience should feel confident that you are indeed qualified to speak about your subject.
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Which of the following statements is NOT true about deep breathing exercises? A. enhance vocal effort B. they help synchronize your breathing and speaking C. they need to be done very fast D. can help you relax, be energized and receptive to feedback
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they need to be done fast
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In her classroom speech, Angela, knows that her audience of first year college students is concerned about money, fitting in, and making a new home in unfamiliar surroundings. Because of that information, she decides to discuss the problem of homelessness in Indianapolis by using language which emphasizes the lack of resources of homeless individuals, their feeling of being outsiders, and their new reality of being thrust into unfamiliar surroundings. In other words, Angela attempts to _____ in a way that will relate to her classroom audience. A. illustrate the status quo B. demonstrate inherency C. show the harms D. frame the need
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illustrate the status quo
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A speaker who argues, “Sammy can vouch for me. You can trust Sammy because I think he is a good person,” is using which fallacy to advance his/her claim? A. red herring B. bandwagon C. ad hominem D. begging the questions
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begging the question
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This step in Monroe’s Motivated Sequence establishes that something is harmful, significant and inherent. A. need B. attention C. action D. visualization
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need
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When listeners communicate their attentiveness, interest and comprehension through eye contact, heads nod and facial expressions are often displayed. When this happens audience members are engaging in the ______________________ stage of the HURIER model. A. understanding B. evaluating C. interpreting D. responding
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responding
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“A strong persuasion or belief,” per Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is known as A. conviction B. passion C. cognitive approval D. advocacy
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conviction
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The function of visual aids is not to impress but to _____. A. inform or persuade B. stimulate sensory overload C. enable cognitive restructuring D. accentuate
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inform or persuade
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Based on book guidelines about audience consideration and audience-centeredness, which might be a good persuasive topic for students in an IUPUI COMM-R110 course? A. Persuading the audience that roads in Denver, Colorado need renovating B. Persuading the audience that music education should be mandatory in India C. Persuading the audience that avocados are an essential food D. Persuading the audience that campus housing access should change
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Persuading the audience that campus housing access should change
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When choosing a topic, hone in on these things: A. audience, setting, and purpose B. none of the above C. purpose and audience D. audience and setting
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audience, setting, and purpose
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_________ uses implied or direct threats, insults, or physical and psychological violence in order to get the audience to comply A. manipulation B. persuasion C. coercion D. demonstration
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coercion
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A speaker who argues, “We shouldn’t be focusing on hunger in Africa when children in our own country are left starving,” is using which fallacy to advance his/her claim? A. red herring B. false dichotomy C. ad hominem D. false analogy
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red herring
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One method of determining if the information selected for your topic is relevant would be to ___________________. A. ask your instructor B. determine if the info if factual and objective C> review your textbook D. check with a friend or roommate
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Determine if the info is factual and objective
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Rather than letting yourself become distracted by extra thought time, you can use the additional time to think about and process the message you heard. This is a tip that can help improve your listening in the ____________ stage of the HURIER model. A. remembering B. hearing C. understanding D. interpreting
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Interpreting
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Where does a thesis statement belong in your speech? A. the opening line B. the conclusion C. the first main point D. the introduction
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the introduction
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Planning language choices to find common ground with your audience in your speech makes it A. boring B. more easily understood and memorable C. overly simplistic D. formulaic
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more easily understood and memorable
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In which stage of listening do we need to make sure we have received the message the way the speaker intended? A. evaluating B. interpreting C. understanding D. responding
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understanding
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Stacy’s audience questionnaire was designed to gain information about her audience’s age, sex, race, sexuality, educational level, income level, and religious affiliation. This type of data is called ________. A. sociographics B. psychographics C. summary statistics D. demographics
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demographics
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Using language to inspire your audience to your desired outcome is? A. arrangement B. delivery C. invention D. style E> memory
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style
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“Diwali is an important festival for Indians because they celebrate, remember traditional legends, and enjoy time with their families.” This is an example of… A. attention seeking device B. thesis statement C. tie in to audience D. referring to the introduction
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Thesis statement
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The _____ link on a web site can help you begin to understand a source’s credibility. A. none of the above B. contact us C. site map D. about us
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about us
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In-text citations are required in informative speeches and should always be included on your _________________. A. speech day B. slides C. formal outline D. notes
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formal outline
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When you do not give proper credit to your sources and use materials produced by someone else you are involved in the act of ________________________. A. copyright theft B. plagiarism C. incorrect research D. para-phrasing
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plagiarism
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Bi-lateral exchanges focusing on relationship between speaker and audience are called A. paralogic exchange B. theistic exchange C. dialogic communication D. manifest communication
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dialogic communication
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Two types of written citations are __________________ and _________________. A.non-verbal and in-text B. none of the above C. verbal and non-verbal D. parenthetical and in-text E. parenthetical and para-phrased
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Parenthetical and in-text
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___ you say something is just as important as what you say. A. why B. the reason C. how D. When
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How
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As Kayla prepares for her speech, she needs to recall that the two key barriers to listening are A. noise and intentionally turning out B. noise and information overload C. taking too many notes and background music D. information overload and fatigue
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noise and information overload
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Visual aids used in persuasive speeches should appeal using A. pathos only B. ethos, logos, or pathos C. ethos and pathos D. pathos and logos
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ethos, logos, or pathos
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When the main points of your speech are arranged according to geography or location, you are using a ______ pattern of organization. A. chronological B. cause and effect C> topical D. spatial
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spatial
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When Angela asks, “does the action I am requesting my audience to consider, (recognize the interdependency) of all human beings?” Angela is considering what important ethical criteria of the TARES Model? A. social responsibility B. authenticity C. equity D. respect
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social responsibility
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____ are not ethical means of persuasion A. force and intimidation B. manipulation, intimidation and force C. manipulation and force D. intimidation and manipulation
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manipulation, intimidation and force
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As a researcher, you have ethical obligations to A. your audience B. yourself as a speaker C. all of the above D. the authors of information you use
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all of the above
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Assuming an audience of very wealthy stock investors, when speaking about the rising costs of food, a speaker might first need to A. Persuade the audience to act B. Show how the audience is wrong C. Show a video to serve as their visual aid D. Show why the topic matters and impacts them
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Show why the topic matters and impacts them
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In Monroe’s Motivated Sequence, what purpose does the Visualization step serve? A. it helps the audience “see” the solution B. It helps the audience “see” the problem C. It helps the audience “see” the benefits of the solution D. t helps the audience “see” what action THEY should take
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It helps the audience “see” the benefits of the solution
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Milena just transferred to IUPUI from IU Bloomington. As a result, her view of the college experience involves most first year students living in dorms, going to Assembly Hall for basketball games, playing frisbee in Dunn Meadow, and walking to downtown Bloomington through the Sample Gates. She finds, however, that most IUPUI students are commuters who drive to campus and do not share her excitement about campus activities like going to basketball games at the Coliseum located at the Fairgrounds. In other words, Milena and her IUPUI classmates do not share the same A. denotative meaning B. significance C. frame of reference D. scope
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frame of reference
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Pathos refers to which of the following means of persuasion: A. credibility B. good sense C. emotional appeal D. logical appeal
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emotional appeal
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As he prepares his language choices for his informative speech, Jason is very careful to choose words that he knows his audience will understand. Because he wants to make sure that his audience shares the same understanding as he does, he is very careful to define his terms. In this example, Jason is most concerned with A. scope B. connotative meaning C. significance D. denotative meaning
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denotative meaning
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TIA is defined in the text as: A. TIA, or “Tie Into the Audience”, refers to the speaker’s effort to make his or her topic interesting and relevant to his or her audience B. TIA, or “Tuck In Always”, refers to the speaker’s ability to cut to the point of the speech. In other words the reveal the topic of their speech to their audience. C. TIA, or “Tie Into the Audience”, refers to the speaker’s ability to show his or her reliability as a speaker on the speech’s topic. D. TIA is a completely made-up term and does not appear in the text
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TIA, or “Tie Into the Audience”, refers to the speaker’s effort to make his or her topic interesting and relevant to his or her audience
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A logical fallacy occurs when _____. A. a speaker’s claim does not contain a birder of proof B. speaker’s claim contains flawed reasoning C. speaker’s claim is thoroughly supported D. uses monologic communication
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speaker’s claim contains flawed reasoning
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If you knew that selling the benefits of your proposed solution was important to suggesting a policy change, which organizational pattern would serve you best? A. casual B. problem-solution C. comparative-advantage D. Monroe’s Motivated Sequence
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Monroe’s Motivated Sequence
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Rachel decided she would speak about on-campus housing at IUPUI and asked herself if her audience would see the topic as controversial and appealing to the entire audience. Rachel was reviewing her topic for: A. Significance B. appropriateness C. Invention D. Scope
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Appropriateness
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Which is not one of the three concerns you should have when choosing a topic: A. Will I have enough visual aids B. What is the setting C. Who is the audience D. Who am I? What are my interests?
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Will I have enough visual aids
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“Walmart doesn’t pay their workers enough money for wages” states Dillon. He bases this on his own experience working at Walmart but does not provide any statistics to back it up. What is this? A. an arguments B. a rant C. an opinion D. retaliation
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an opinion
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According to the second principle of outlining, main points are designated by A. numbers B. roman numerals C. lowercase letters D. capital letters
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roman numerals
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Kelly is speaking to a group of high school teachers who will be taking their classes on a field trip to Durango, Colorado. Her speech topic is about local tourist attractions for nature enthusiasts. She really wants to make an impact on them before they leave so they will take advantage of the attractions she shares. According to your textbook, in what order should she finish her presentation? A. Give the audience something to remember, reinforce the thesis, review main points B. Review main points, give the audience something to remember, reinforce the thesis C. Reinforce the thesis, review main points, give the audience something to remember D. None of the above
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Reinforce the thesis, review main points, give the audience something to remember
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To be a critical listener you must be able to evaluate the speaker’s argument. To do this you must do which of the following? A. Make eye contact with the speaker if you disagree B. Provide feedback and critique C. Take a lot of notes about errors the speaker makes D. Consider the speakers reasoning, logic and evidence E. Sit in the front of the room
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Consider the speakers reasoning, logic, and evidence
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What would we call the negative effects of a problem in persuasion? A. burden of proof B. significance C. inherency D. harm
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harm