Public Speaking Final Chapter 14

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True or False:Persuasive speakers remain neutral on a topic.
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True or False:Questions of value ask for qualitative judgments about something’s significance.
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True or False:A question of policy asks what course of action should be taken or how a problem should be solved.
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True or False:Speeches on questions of policy never include a call for the audience to take action.
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True or False:For Monroe’s Motivated Sequence to be effective in a persuasive speech, the first step is the most important one.
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True or False:A question of fact asks whether something is good or bad
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True or False:A question of value asks whether something is good or bad.
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True or False:A persuasive speech on banning the death penalty is an example of a question of policy.
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True or False:When giving a persuasive speech the general purpose is to inform.
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True or False:A question of fact can ONLY use a “topical” or “cause and effect” pattern.
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True or False:The word “should” usually suggests that you are looking at a question of policy pattern
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True or False:Monroe’s Motivated Sequence structure has five main steps
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True or False:. In a motivated sequence organization pattern, the problem is discussed in the visualization step.
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True or False:An audience that is informed about a speaker’s topic and holds an unfavorable view of the speaker’s position is called a hostile audience.
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True or False:An audience that is informed about a speaker’s topic and holds a neutral view of the speaker’s position is called a sympathetic audience.
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True or False:An audience that is informed about a speaker’s topic and holds a favorable view of the speaker’s position is called an apathetic audience.
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True or False:Ethical persuasive speeches endorse freedom of expression, diversity of perspective, and tolerance of dissent.
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“Should all college students be required to take a course in public speaking?” is a question of A. policy. B. attitude. C. fact. D. value.
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Does watching too much television reduces individuals’ critical thinking skills?” is a question of A. policy. B. attitude. C. fact. D. value.
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“Is Paris the most beautiful city in the world?” is a question of A. policy. B. attitude. C. fact. D. value.
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___________ speakers fulfill the role of expert on a topic. A. Entertaining B. Persuasive C. Invitational D. Informative
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b
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_________ speakers fulfill the role of proponent on a topic. A. Entertaining B. Persuasive C. Invitational D. Informative
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c
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A question of _________ asks whether something is true or false. A. policy B. attitude C. fact D. value
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d
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A question of _________ asks for a subjective evaluation of something’s worth, significance, quality, or condition. A. policy B. attitude C. fact D. value
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A question of ________ asks what course of action should be taken or how a problem should be solved. A. policy B. attitude C. fact D. value
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With a(n) _________ audience, the persuasive speaker should visualize the topic for the audience in positive ways. A. apathetic B. uninformed C. negative D. positive
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In persuading a(n) _______ audience, the speaker should rely on narratives to elaborate main paints. A. apathetic B. uninformed C. negative D. sympathetic
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. With a(n) _______ audience it’s important to use subtle persuasive tactics. A. apathetic B. uninformed C. negative D. positive
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In persuading a(n) _______ audience, speakers may ethically take a one-sided approach to the topic. A. apathetic B. uninformed C. negative D. positive
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. In the _______ step of the motivated sequence, the speaker presents information that shows the benefits of her proposed solution. A. satisfaction B. visualization C. action D. need
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The audience’s response should be something like, “I will do this.” in the ______ step of the motivated sequence. A. satisfaction B. visualization C. action D. need
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When addressing a divided audience, the persuasive speaker should A. use repetition and redundancy to provide information. B. address objections to the speaker’s position. C. take a one-sided approach—the side the speaker advocates. D. motivate the audience to learn more about the topic.
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Persuasive speeches address questions of all of the following EXCEPT ___________. A. Fact B. Purpose C. Policy D. Value
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Michele’s persuasive speech on the “causes of autism” is most likely addresses which type of question? A. Question of fact B. Question of evidence C. Question of policy D. Question of value
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Johnny’s persuasive speech on the “effectiveness of vitamin pills” is most likely addresses which type of question? A. Question of fact B. Question of evidence C. Question of policy D. Question of value
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Marco’s persuasive speech claiming “school vouchers are the best way to solve the educational problems” is most likely addressing which type of question? A. Question of fact B. Question of evidence C. Question of policy D. Question of value
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d
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Laura’s persuasive speech claiming that “the death penalty is unethical” is most likely addresses which type of question? A. Question of fact B. Question of evidence C. Question of policy D. Question of value
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c
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Amaia’s persuasive speech that “people should support the animal rights movement” is most likely addresses which type of question? A. Question of fact B. Question of evidence C. Question of policy D. Question of value
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b
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According to your textbook, which of the following organizational pattern is generally more effective for questions of value? A. Chronological B. Spatial C. Topical D. All of the Above Answers are Correct.
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. All of the following are steps in the motivated sequence EXCEPT _________. A. Action B. Visualization C. Solvency D. Need
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The solution to a problem is discussed in which of the five motivated sequence steps? A. Solvency B. Satisfaction C. Visualization D. Remedy
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Persuasion
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using language, images, adn other means of communication to influence people’s attitudes, beliefs, values, or actions
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coericion
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forcing someone to think a certain way or making someone feel compelled to act under pressure or threat
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Question of fact
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a question that asks whether something is true or false
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question of value
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a question that asks for a subjective evaluation of something’s worth, significance, quality, or condition.
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negative audience
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an audience that is informed about a speaker’s topic and holds and unfavorable view of the speaker’s position
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positive audience
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an audience that is informed about a speaker’s topic and has a favorable view of the speaker’s position
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divided audience
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an audience that is informed about a speaker’s topic but equally split between those who favor the speaker’s position and those who oppose it
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Uninformed audience
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an audience that is unfamiliar with a speaker’s topic and has no opinion about it
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Apathetic audience
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an audience that is informed about a speaker’s topic but not interested in it

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