Quiz 9: Chapter 15

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Which of the following is an instance of informative speaking?
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a business manager reporting on next year’s budget
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As explained in you textbook, when giving an informative speech, you should take special care to
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translate technical information into everyday language
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If you were giving an informative speech describing the different parts of the Forbidden City in China, which would be the best organizational pattern for your speech?
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spatial
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“To inform my audience about the principles of game theory” is a specific purpose for an informative speech about an object. True or False?
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False
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“To inform my audience about the major achievements of Nelson Mandela” is a specific purpose statement for an informative speech about a(n)
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object
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Which of the following is mentioned in your textbook as a guideline for effective informative speaking?
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1.) Relate the subject directly to your audience 2.) Don’t be too technical 3.) Personalize your ideas
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Which of the following are among the methods recommended in your textbook for avoiding too many abstractions in an informative speech?
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Use comparison and contrast
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According to your textbook, public speakers should avoid informal words such as “you” and “your” when giving an informative speech. True or False?
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False
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“To inform my audience how to grow an indoor herb garden” is a specific purpose statement for an informative speech about a process. True or False?
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True
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When giving an informative speech, you should think about ways to relate your topic to the audience in the body of the speech as well as in the introductions. True or False?
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True

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