Speech 101 Test Questions

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How many minutes should all speeches be?
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3-5 minutes
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Critical thinking includes
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all above
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Even when you use other interest-arousing lures in a speech the introduction should always?
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Relate topic to audience
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T or F- Even if you can’t identify the author in sponsoring organization you can still use it?
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False
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T OR F- It is normal even desirable to be nervous at the start of a speech?
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True
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Label the items- Picture
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a) environment, situation or context b) Speaker, sender, audience c) listener, receiver, audience d) interference or noise e) message f) feedback g) channel or medium
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Which of the following is not a valid function of introduction?
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to transmit the bulk of info
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An __________ speech is delivered with little or no?
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impromptu
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Which is not one of the three main types of supporting material?
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Proofs
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T or F- An excellent way to improve your credibility as a speaker
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False
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The _______ is a one-sentence statement that sums up or encapsulates the main points of a speech?
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central idea
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When making a multimedia presentation you should?
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All of the above
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T or F- Connective & transitions are words or phrases that connect the idea?
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True
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T or F- Conclusion is the best for info?
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False
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Identity the flaw in the following specific purpose statement. “To persuade my audience that congress…”
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It contains 2 unrelated ideas
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T or F- Listeners usually realize how tense a speaker is?
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False
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When you do research, your bff is the _____ ______?
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Reference librarian
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T or F- In a preparation outline the most important ideas are placed farthest to the left & the less important ideas
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True
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T or F- The most basic principle about presentation aids is that they are the presentation
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False
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T or F- A preparation outline should not have much detail as you write it early in speech development?
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False
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In which of these ways is public speaking not similar to convo?
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The formality of language
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When preparing a speaking outline you should?
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give yourself cues
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The three critical thinking questions are?
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1.) Are they supporting the claim 2.) How strong is the support 3.) Is the support possible
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T or F- It is imperative to exactly balance the time we devote to each main point?
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False
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T or F- Speakers should time the length of their presentations only after they have rehearsed many times?
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False
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T or F- Lord Morthland is really into students using transition & connectives?
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True
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T or F- Public speaking has been taught for thousands of years
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True
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How long should the intro be?
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30-60 seconds
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Avoiding ethnocentrism means that public
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Show respect for the cultures of the people they address
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T or F- Typically the specific purpose statement should not contain the work “and”?
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True
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T or F- Start at the beginning. Write the intro first?
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False
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When you want to change the attitudes, beliefs, or actions of your audience, your general purpose is to..
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Persuade
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An excellent way to give your speech psychological unit is to conclude by
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referring to introduction
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When you advocate a highly unpopular position, it is particularly important to ________ in the introduction of your speech?
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establish goodwill
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Left or Right? If we represent knowledge & preparation of your speech as a continuum with impromptu delivery
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Right
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T or F- A good conclusion should summarize
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True
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Identity the flaw? Why should the university?
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It’s a question
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Three elements to succeed as a speaker?
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-Believe in _youself__ – Know what _works___ -Prepare
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T or F- You are discussing an issue with someone. The other person says something that passes the test of the first critical thinking question. Your discussion companion has failed to make an argument int eh technical sense?
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False
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List the 5 jobs of the intro
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-Grab audience attention -Reveal the topic -Relate to their needs give them a reason to listen -establish credibility & goodwill if necessary -drop thesis

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