Quiz#7 – Flashcard

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Jackson had been a rodeo fan since childhood. In his informative speech, he gave a presentation with the following main points. Jackson’s points were arranged in __________ order. I. Rodeos began in the Old West as contests of skill among cowboys during cattle roundups. II. By 1920, rodeos had become a popular spectator sport for the general public. III. Today, rodeos combine traditional western events with a circuslike atmosphere and the marketing techniques of big business. a. topical b. formal c. chronological d. analytical e. spatial
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C. Chronological
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Here are the main points for a speech about the components of a medieval coat of armor. I. The head was protected by a helmet. II. The torso was protected by shoulder pieces, palates, a breastplate, a skirt of tasses, and a tuille. III. The arms and hands were protected by brassards, elbow pieces, and gauntlets. IV. The legs and feet were protected by cuisses, knee pieces, jambeaux, and sollerets. These main points are arranged in __________ order. a. topical b. informative c. chronological d. structural e. spatial
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E. Spatial
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Because of his family’s medical history, Alan decided to give his informative speech on sickle-cell anemia. When he finished work on the speech, it had the following main points. I. Sickle-cell anemia is a hereditary blood disease caused by abnormal blood cells. II. The effects of sickle-cell anemia include liver damage, blindness, paralysis, and early death. Alan’s main points were arranged in __________ order. a. topical b. medical c. analytical d. formal e. Casual
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E. Casual
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Which organizational method is used in a speech with the following main points? I. Beijing and other major Chinese cities are plagued by massive traffic jams. II. To combat the problem, officials have reduced the number of days a car can be driven each week. a. objective b. persuasive c. problem-solution d. analytical e. spatial
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C. Problem-Solution
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Which organizational method is used in a speech with the following main points? I. As a social worker, Jane Addams founded the settlement house movement in Chicago. II. As a reformer, Jane Addams campaigned for child-labor laws, unemployment compensation, and better public sanitation. III. As a suffragist, Jane Addams fought to give women the vote. IV. As a writer, Jane Addams is best known for her autobiographical Twenty Years at Hull House. a. topical b. spatial c. chronological d. descriptive e. formal
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A. Topical
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Which organizational pattern would probably be most effective for arranging the main points of a speech with the specific purpose “To inform my audience about the three major principles of Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy of nonviolence”? a. topical b. logistical c. chronological d. technical e. analytical
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A. Topical
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How do the following main points for a speech about the major steps involved in a successful job interview violate the guidelines for main points presented in your textbook? I. The first step is preparing for the interview before it takes place. II. Presenting yourself well during the interview is also important. III. After the interview, you need to follow up. a. The main points don’t follow any method of organization. b. The main points don’t use a similar pattern of wording. c. The main points aren’t clearly separate from one another. d. all of the above e. b and c only
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B. the main points don’t use a similar pattern of wording
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How do the following main points for a speech about the achievements of Ida Wells-Barnett violatethe guidelines presented in your textbook for organizing main points? I. As a teacher, Wells-Barnett spoke out against inferior school facilities for African-American children. II. As a journalist, Wells-Barnett campaigned against lynching. III. In the early 20th century, Wells-Barnett expanded her activities. a. The main points should have been arranged in causal order. b. The main points don’t each deal with a separate aspect of the topic. c. The main points don’t divide the topic consistently. d. all of the above e. a and c only
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C. the main points dont divide the topic consistently

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