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Public Speaking quiz 3

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If you find a photo on a Web site and want to use it in a classroom speech, you can use it without asking permission from the Web site.
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True
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Although you can use notes if you need them, the most desirable technique for public speaking is to use no notes.
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False
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Speaking notes should be written in complete sentences.
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False
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For speaker’s notes, the text recommends that _____________ should be written in large letters and contrasting colors.
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NOT: main points
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Which aspect of nonverbal communication is considered a “figurative handshake”?
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Eye contact
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If you as a speaker do not know the answer to a listener’s question, you should
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NOT: give as strong an answer as you can manage under the circumstances
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It is a good idea to speak fast at the beginning of your speech so that the audience doesn’t get bored.
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False
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Calling on people at random is a technique that the text recommends for long presentations.
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True
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An ancient Chinese proverb says, “I hear, and I forget. I see, and I remember. I do, and I ____________________.”
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Understand
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In a process speech, the goal is always to teach the listeners how to perform the process themselves.
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False
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Creating a graphic on a whiteboard or chalkboard during a speech is an effective way to hold the audience’s attention.
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False
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When you deliver your speech, you should use
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Your speaking notes
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An outline should include
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Transitions
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Using notes in a speech
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shows preparedness and respect for the audience
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When speaking to a small audience, you should establish eye contact with every listener.
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True
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Uh and “um” are examples of what the text calls
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NOT: Oral distractions
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Which one of the following specific purpose statements is appropriate for an informative speech?
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NOT: “To help my listeners see that they should buy cars made in Detroit.”
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Of the three main channels for learning information, the visual is the strongest.
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False
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Regarding a speaker’s credibility with an audience, which one of the following statements is true?
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A speaker is better off using no visual aids at all than poor ones.
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An outline for a speech is like
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a blueprint of a house
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A speaker’s clothes should be
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a bit dressier than the listeners’ clothes
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If nonverbal communication contradicts verbal messages, listeners will accept _________________________ as the true message.
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NOT: the verbal
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A few audience members are rudely chatting among themselves during your speech, distracting other listeners. Which one of the following solutions is unacceptable?
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NOT: Ask the talkers to please give you their attention.
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An explanation speech is not appropriate for a college classroom speech.
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False
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In a bar graph, the bars should be
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Either horizontal or vertical
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A good time to use a topic outline is
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in the early stages of preparation, when you are brainstorming and putting down your ideas
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Cannahepya? for “Can I help you?” is an example of poor
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articulation
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Which method of delivery is a person most likely to use in delivering a paper at a scientific conference?
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NOT: extemporaneous
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The extemporaneous method of delivery involves speaking on the spur of the moment with no chance to prepare.
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False
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A speaker explains why most car thieves steal 10-year-old cars rather than new cars. The speaker is likely to use the __________________ pattern of organization.
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statement-of-reasons
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A speech recounting the history of the attack on Pearl Harbor would be which type of speech?
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Informative