Speech Midterm Exam

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Which of the following contributes to successful public speaking?
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All of the above
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Identification suggests…
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The audience’s perspective
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Verbal communication in speeches is relevant to
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the topic, audience, and occasion
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MLK and Michael Jackson’s speeches are
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creativity and organization
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Speaking that requires you to organize, prepare, and practice often is called
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extemporaneous
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which of the following is a way to overcome public speaking?
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accept nervousness
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a term scholars give related to the fear associated with public speaking is
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communication apprehension
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the confidence booster section of the reading encourages us to use
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deep breathing and picturing a “happy place”
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Ethnocentrism
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creates a sense of exclusion rather than inclusion
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WE view communication as a transactional process because..
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all of the above
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It is important to know your audience because
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both a and b
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attitudes, values, and beliefs make up the audience’s
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identity
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Interviews, surveys, and research are all ways that you can
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find information about your audience
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The ideas a person accepts as plausible, based on interpretation and judgement are
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beliefs
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The principles that illustrate your understanding of what is important or unimportant desirables are
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values
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…are your description to respond favorably or unfavorably
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attitudes
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age, gender, sexual orientation, and education are some of the
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personal traits
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Maslow’s hierarchy is…
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psychological traits
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In considering time as part of the speaking situation, you should consider
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both b and c
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audience adaptation begins
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before a topic is selected
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…should be identified and eliminated for effective public speaking to take place
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Internal and external noise
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Hunger, sickness, and body pain are
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physiological traits
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A car horn outside the window is
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an environmental barrier
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the speaker uses technical terms.. this is…
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a linguistic barrier
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The overreaching goal of your speech is called the
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general purpose
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the general purpose of a special occasion speech is
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to accentuate
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a list of general words or ideas is called
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idea bank
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to boost confidence, students should choose topics
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about which they are passionate
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the best way to go through a topic is to go through the process of(
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brainstorming
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Which of the following is the best potential topic to persuade..(why I hate michael clark)
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policies
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You are the keynote speaker for the annual awards ceremony…acc
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to accentuate
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Before committing to a topic, a speaker should consider all..
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all of the above
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…is a single statement combining general purpose(specific)
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specific purpose
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An effective central idea should: (clear)
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use clear and specific language
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a brief sketch of a speech is called
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working outline
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“To inform museum visitors….”
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specific purpose
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“today’s market offers…”
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central idea
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Another word for support material is
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evidence
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using information obtained from the internet…
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currency
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which is NOT an advantage of using commercial web sites
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represent the interests
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Non-profit organizations are
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emotional appeals
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allowing yourself enough_____
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time
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Which is NOT a credible online reference
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Wikipedia
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Which of the following is on the checklist for use of surveys?
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Am I asking only one thing in each question?
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One of the main methods for note-taking listed
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photocopying the information
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the sources of your support material need to be cited
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both a and b
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the Modern Language Association and American Psychological Association provide us with
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citing information
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….are verifiable bits of information about people, events, places, dates, etc.
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Facts
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Brief explanations designed to inform audience about something unfamiliar
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definition
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Senator John McCain used “Joe the Plumber”
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lay testimony
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speech about the H1N1 virus, include information about Health and Human Services
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expert testimony
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Stories, narratives, illustrations
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extended examples
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numerical facts(data)
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statistics
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checking the copyright date on Web pages is
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currency
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Choosing support material from unbiased resources
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trustworthy
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the successful speaker restates most of the support material
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paraphrasing
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Secondary sources are NOT useful T/F
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False
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Stating the book title T/F
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False
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A figurative analogy T/F
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true
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Statistics should be used T/F
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true
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Students should orally cite all sources in the same way T/F
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false
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the introduction of your speech
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gains the audiences attention
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which of the following is NOT part of the body of the outline?
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sources
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an effective speech preparation outline uses
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full sentences
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covering only one issue at a time ensures that
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you are writing the outline as a speech, rather than a manuscript
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Roman numerals represent___ on the outline
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main points
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if two main points are balanced, then
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they are equal in importance
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….are usually handwritten attempts to organize your thoughts as you create a speech
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working outlines
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…are known as formal outlines
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preparation outlines
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should be used as early as possible in the rehearsal stage for your speech
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delivery outlines
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“Therefore” “Thus” “As a result”
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concluding transitions
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“Another” “Moreover” “”Not only…but also”
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connective transition
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“Meanwhile” “lets move on to” “next”
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time transitions
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“Conversely” “Although” “But”
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viewpoint transitions
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five-step motivational strategy designed to fulfill an audience
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the motivated sequence
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organizational strategy that uses some naturally occurring subdivisions of the topic
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topical
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organizational strategy that illustrates the consequences or effect of something
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casual
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speech about the similarities and differences
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comparative
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speech about JFK, his family background, presidency, and his assassination
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topical
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organizational pattern best suited for a persuasive speech that calls for the audience to take an action
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the motivated sequence
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Speech about hometown, and location
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spatial
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during the satisfaction stage of the motivated sequence, you
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propose a solution to the problem
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in selecting the best organizational strategy, you should consider
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your general purpose, topic, and audience
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In creating your main points, you should definitely use
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declarative sentences
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arranging words, phrases, or sentences in a similar pattern can help you and your audience remember the main points of the speech, this is called
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parallelism

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