COMM200: Quiz 1

Which of the following statements about public speaking is not true?
Public speaking is a skill that most great speakers are simply born with.
Public speaking can improve your:
All of the above.
Who delivered a speech to Congress in 1965 to demand passage of the Voting Rights Act?
President Johnson
Which of the following Presidents was among the first to recognize the power of radio for use in public speaking, using it to deliver his “fireside chats?
President Franklin Roosevelt.
In the 1980’s, who said, “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall.”?
President Reagan.
Your textbook calls communication you have with yourself:
Intrapersonal communication.
How many total speeches will you deliver for credit in this class?
How many Forum assignments will you complete for credit in this class?
Who was a student of Plato and a tutor of Alexander the Great?
Who is credited with inventing the study of rhetoric?