Speech quiz 9

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False
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The time given to each main point in the body of a speech should be exactly the same.
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False
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Clear organization is usually less important in speaking than in writing.
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True
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“The most important point to remember about . . .” is an example of a signpost.
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False
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A speech explaining the steps involved in making bread from beginning to end would be arranged in spatial order.
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connectives.
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According to your textbook, transitions, internal previews, internal summaries, and signposts are examples of
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True
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Strategic organization means putting a speech together in a particular way to achieve a particular result with a particular audience.
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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 kinds of drone aircraft used by the U.S. military”?
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False
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If a speech is 45 minutes long, an audience can be expected to keep track of as many as a dozen main points.
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signposts.
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According to your textbook, brief statements that help listeners follow your ideas by indicating exactly where you are in the speech are called
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transition
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According to your textbook, if the following statement occurred in the body of a speech, it would be an example of what kind of connective? Now that we have learned about the history of Mormonism, let’s consider its major beliefs.
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True
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According to your textbook, it is usually best to prepare the body of the speech before the introduction.
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transition
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According to your textbook, if the following statement occurred in the body of a speech, it would be an example of what kind of connective? In addition to helping people in need, working as a hospital volunteer provides you with valuable job experience.
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chronological order.
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When the main points of a speech follow a time pattern, they are organized in
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chronological
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If the following connective were used between the last two main points in an informative speech, the speech would most likely be organized in __________ order. So far we have seen that the earliest roller coasters were developed in Russia and by the mid-1920s were very popular throughout the United States. Today, U.S. amusement parks attract millions of visitors because of their adventurous roller coasters. Let’s take a look now at what the future holds for roller coasters.
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False
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“Now that we have explored the problem, let’s turn to the solution” is an example of an internal preview.
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topical
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Which organizational pattern is used in a speech with the following the main points? I. Soda lime glass is used in almost all ordinary glass products. II. Lead crystal glass is used mostly for luxury glass products. III. Heat resistant glass is used for cooking and scientific products.
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transition.
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“Now that we have seen the causes of unrest in central Africa, we shall turn to their effects . . .” is an example of a(n)
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topical
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Here are the main points for an informative speech about the accomplishments of Leonardo da Vinci. I. As a painter, da Vinci produced the Mona Lisa and other masterpieces. II. As an inventor, da Vinci drew plans for a parachute and a flying machine. III. As an astronomer, da Vinci concluded that the earth revolves around the sun. These main points are arranged in __________ order.
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transition
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Having worked in the personnel department of a local retailer, Violet decided to give her informative speech on how to have a successful job interview. In moving from one of her main points to another, she said: Now that we’ve seen how important the handshake is in creating a first impression, let’s move to the way eye contact can make or break your interview. What kind of connective did Violet use in this statement?
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problem-solution
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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 persuade my audience that our state legislature should enact tougher laws to deal with the problem of motorists who run red lights.”

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