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Public Speaking (Quiz 2) Speak Up Text

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Thesis Statement
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One sentence that captures the overall message of the speech
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Rhetorical Purpose
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Intended Effect on the Audience
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Specific Purpose
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concise phrase that envelopes the speech’s objective
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False.
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Capturing attention is more difficult with stationary audiences than with mobile ones.
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False.
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Because the United States is a melting pot, speakers do not need to consider race or ethnicity when analyzing their audience.
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True
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Age can affect how audience members respond to messages.
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True
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Scaled questions measure the intensity of feelings on an issue.
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True
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Speakers can learn about their audience through observation.
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how body clock might affect their attentiveness.
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Gauging an audience’s prior exposure to a topic includes knowing all of the following except
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Rush through the presentation
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If a marine biologist is speaking to a group of student volunteers who have studied biology at only an introductory level, she should not
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Gender Stereotypes
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Speakers who assume that all men enjoy hunting would be said to suffer from
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Race
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A common heritage that is based on genetically shared physical characteristics of a group qualifies as
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False
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Students should select a broad topic because instructors are impressed when students exceed the time limit they have assigned for a speech.
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True
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Speakers who choose topics familiar to them streamline the research process.
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False
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It is important for speech topics to interest listeners, not speakers.
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False
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Speakers should choose a topic that is of interest to them, even if that topic is not interesting or important to the audience.
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True
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Speakers should consider listeners’ priorities and backgrounds when selecting a topic.
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Reflect Speaker experience
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Good speech topics do all of the following except
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Persuasive
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A speech that convinces listeners to begin composting as an environmental effort qualifies as
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Informative
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A speech that is designed to educate the audience on the pros and cons of standardized testing is considered
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Entertaining
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Speakers who mark special occasions often choose which type of presentation?
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True
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Observational capacity enhances a source’s credibility on a topic.
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True
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When a speech is backed by academic research, the claims that you make in your presentation are supported by experts who have education and experience in your topic area and whose work has been reviewed by other authorities in the field.
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False
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College students should not use advanced search features on search engines because these are reserved for experts and professionals.
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False
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When conducting interviews for presentations, speakers should focus on fixed-response questions.
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True
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Much information is posted online without expert review or editing.
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Libraries
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Which of the following offers convenient access to the broadest range of credible research sources?
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provide required information for a speaker’s outline and speech.
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Citations are an important part of the research process because they
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Search engine’s name
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When presenting evidence in a speech or an outline, a speaker should include all of the following except the
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Observational Capacity
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The credibility that arises from the direct witnessing of events can be attributed to which of the following characteristics?
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True
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Thought-provoking questions are effective tools for reflective learners.
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True
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Speakers should assess expert testimony to ensure that the sources demonstrate specialized knowledge, objectivity, and observational capacity.
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True
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Effective supporting materials help the audience remember ideas that have been presented.
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False
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The most effective speakers use long lists in their presentations to deliver the most complete information.
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True
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In a speech, statistics can help show the big picture of a situation a speaker is discussing.
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Provides greater detail
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As supporting material, a brief example differs from an extended example in that an extended example:
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Use only narratives or examples
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When using supporting materials in presentations, effective speakers do all of the following except:
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Active
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Which of the following learner types would benefit most from an exercise that requires audience members to simulate wave motion using their arms?
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Examples
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A speaker who says that gorillas, spider monkeys, and chimpanzees are endangered to support the claim that primate species are endangered is using which type of supporting material?
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False
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Relative to other types of informative speeches, speeches about ideas are more concrete and less abstract.
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True
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During presentations, speakers can address processes from both the micro level and the macro level.
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False
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An informative speech’s forum, or setting, does not affect the speech’s delivery.
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True
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In informative speech development, audience analysis informs a speaker’s choice of technique.
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True
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Exciting, newsworthy, historically important, unfamiliar, or surprising events make good topics for informative speeches.
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Idea
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Of the following types of informative speech topics, which is considered the most abstract?
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persuade listeners
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Informative speeches are intended to do all of the following except
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A story about an accident
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In an informative speech about NASCAR auto racing accidents, which of the following would be an example of a narrative?
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Demographics
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Occupation, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, and family status are all elements of