Public Speaking Final Chapter 6

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True or false:As you conduct your research, try to focus on one perspective in order to reinforce your assumptions.
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True or false:Most search engines are able to access all of the websites on the Internet.
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True
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True or false:You should choose your keywords carefully and consider alternatives to your original choice in order to produce a range of results.
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True or false:Libraries are no longer useful in the age of internet research.
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True or false:Search engines use sophisticated software programs that hunt through computer documents to locate those associated with particular keywords.
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True or false:Information found in an encyclopedia is an example of a primary source.
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True or false:According to your textbook, in researching your speeches you generally want to use primary sources.
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True or false:According to your textbook, due to the advances in technology and information on the Internet, books are not a key source of information for your speech
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True or false:According to your textbook, today’s audiences expect speakers to integrate audio, visual and multimedia resources into their speeches.
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True or false:According to your textbook the \”deep web\” contains websites that are usually accessible through search engines like Google.
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True or false:When conducting an interview to gather research for your speech your first step is to select the interviewees.
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True or false:According to your textbook it is best to go to an interview with prepared questions.
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True or false:According to your textbook, when writing interview questions, in general, your questions should be neutral and open-ended.
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True or false:According to your textbook, when evaluating your research materials you need to check the validity of the information.
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True or false:It is important to include a conclusion preview in your interview guide.
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True or false:Accessing the real-time web provides you with current information for your speech.
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True or false:Blogs often contain videos and audio files as well as text.
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True or false:When documenting sources in your bibliography you need to list the author’s last name and then their first initial—NOT full first name—when using MLA STYLE.
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True or false:When documenting sources in your bibliography you need to list the author’s last name and then their first initial—NOT full first name—when using APA STYLE.
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One of the questions Nick asked during his interview with a nuclear physicist was, \”Wouldn’t you agree that the benefits of nuclear power out way the risks?\” This is what type of question? A. open-ended B. closed-ended C. neutral D. leading
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B
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When researching your topic, you want information that has currency. This means ___ A. information you can take to the bank. B. information that is up to date. C. information you can purchase. D. information that is timeless.
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a
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Questioning the logic of an authors’ conclusions or whether or not they provide adequate evidence is questioning the _________ of the authors’ information. A. validity B. currency C. reliability D. relevance
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B
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Cindy mentioned her professor during her speech as a source of information. This mention is called _______. A. bibliographic information B. an oral citation C. a secondary source D. copyright information
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D
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Which of the following will help make researching your topic a more productive experience? A. keeping accurate records B. scheduling research time C. starting early D. All of these answers are correct.
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C
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Which of the following print mediums contains the most current information about most topics? A. magazines B. books C. newspapers D. journals
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B
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Sally wants to use the computer to research her speech topic. To do so, she will need to develop ________ to properly guide the search engines she will use. A. discussion lists B. particular keywords C. web directory D. bibliography
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C
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As a general rule, your interview questions should be A. leading questions. B. secondary questions. C. neutral and open-ended. D. All of these answers are correct.
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D
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Which of the following is an additional resource for you to utilize during your research? A. deep web B. blogs C. real-time web D. All of these answers are correct.
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D
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A source’s complete citation, including author, date of publication, title, place of publication, and publisher is called________________. A. copyright information B. oral citation C. web directory D. bibliographic information
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B
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Metasearch engines should be used when you want to find: A. in-depth information about your topic B. general information about your topic C. blogs that are updated daily D. newspaper archives.
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D
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The following type of information is found in the Real-time Web: A. videos B. photos C. microblogs D. All of these answers are correct.
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D
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Becoming an expert on your topic will A. reduce your speech anxiety. B. allow you to determine the reliability of what you know. C. allow you to determine the credibility of your original source. D. All of these answers are correct.
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A
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You should __________________________before using any files that you have downloaded from the Internet. A. read the copyright information B. conduct research interviews C. edit the files D. None of the above is correct.
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C
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The portion of the World Wide Web composed of specialty databases that are not accessible by traditional search engines is called_________. A a blog B. the web directory C. the deep web D. a sponsored link
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D
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Which of the following is NOT discussed in your textbook as a step in the research process? A. Preparing for the search B. Gathering the information C. Evaluating the information found D. Constructing your own research
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A
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According to your textbook the first step in preparing to research your topic is to _______________________________. A. Examine your own experience(s) B. Visit your local library C. Conduct interviews D. Access government documents
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C
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Which of the following is a primary source of information about Dr. Tracy Adams research? A. An article in Newsweek magazine. B. A chapter in a book examining great researchers. C. A journal article written by Dr. Adams about her research. D. A story on CNN about Dr. Adams.
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B
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According to your textbook, which of the following would NOT be considered a reference work? A. Maps B. Government publications C. Dictionary D. Encyclopedia
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C
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Sarah is preparing to interview film director Ed Buhr about his latest work. If Sarah wants to ask unbiased and impartial questions to solicit a forthright answer she should ask ____________ types of questions. A. Primary B. Secondary C. Open-ended D. Close-ended
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B
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As Mary is finishing her research interview, she quickly summarizes the main points of the interview and thanks the interviewee for her time. Mary was using which of the following interviewing strategies? A. conclusion preview B. closure statement C. post-interview conversation D. interview guide
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Which of the following documents a book in proper format using APA style? A. Moran, M. (2008). Do it wrong quickly: How the web changes the old marketing rules. Upper Saddle River, NJ: IBM Press. B. Moran, Meredith. Do it wrong quickly: How the web changes the old marketing rules. Upper Saddle River, NJ: IBM Press. (2008). C. Moran, M. Do it wrong quickly: How the web changes the old marketing rules. Upper Saddle River, NJ: IBM Press, 2008. D. Moran, M. (2008). Do it wrong quickly: How the web changes the old marketing rules. IBM Press: Upper Saddle River, NJ.
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C
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Which of the following documents a journal article in proper format using MLA style? A. Pais, J. (2007). Speech Anxiety and Rapid Emotional Reactions to Angry and Happy Facial Expressions. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology 48 2007: 321-328. B. Pais, Joana. Speech Anxiety and Rapid Emotional Reactions to Angry and Happy Facial Expressions. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology 48 2007: 321-328. C. Pais, Joana. \”Speech Anxiety and Rapid Emotional Reactions to Angry and Happy Facial Expressions.\” Scandinavian Journal of Psychology 48 2007: 321-328. D. Pais, J. \”Speech Anxiety and Rapid Emotional Reactions to Angry and Happy Facial Expressions.\” Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 48, 2007: 321-328.
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Copyright information
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a statement about the legal rights of others to use an original work, such as a song, story, poem, photograph,or image.
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Primary question
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a question that introduces a new topic or subtopic in an interview
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secondary question
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a question that asks the interviewee to elaborate on a response
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neutral questions
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an unbiased and impartial question seeking a forthright answer
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leading questions
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a questions that suggests the answer the interviewer seeks
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Reliability
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the consistency and credibility of information from a particular
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Validity
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the soundness of the logic underlying information presented by a source
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Currency
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how recent information is

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