Session 7 Quiz

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As a rule, the length of the conclusion should be at least 25 percent of the body of the speech.
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false
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An effective way of gaining audience attention is to pose a question.
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true
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A strong conclusion can ultimately influence how the audience remembers the speech.
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true
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Previewing helps the audience be alert to key ideas.
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true
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If the body of the speech is well-developed, it is sometimes an effective technique to deliver the introduction and conclusion spontaneously, without preparation.
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false
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Audiences appreciate it when speakers say “in conclusion” and then keep speaking for a long period of time.
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false
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A speaker can effectively signal closure by manner of delivery.
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true
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In informative speeches, the concluding challenge comes in the form of a call to action.
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false
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A rhetorical question posed by the speaker seeks a direct response from the audience.
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false
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A speech introduction should identify the speech topic and purpose.
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true
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Quotations, stories, and questions are appropriate ways to conclude a speech.
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true
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Audience members are usually motivated to listen to a message they think is relevant to them.
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true
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Conclusions provide A. the speaker with the opportunity to drive home the speech purpose. B. the speaker with a final chance to make an impression that accomplishes the speech goals. C. the audience with a sense of logical and emotional closure. D. all of the above.
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d
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Generally, the introduction should be brief and no more than _______ percent of the speech body. A. 5 to 10 B. 10 to 15 C. 15 to 20 D. 20 to 25
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b
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Regardless of the topic, audience, or occasion, humor is the perfect way to gain the audience’s attention.
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false

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