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speech quizzes 1-4

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Vocalized pauses and fillers can help the message of a speech
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false
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Impromptu speaking is
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a speech where you have little or no time to prepare
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In vocal variety, one of the areas is stress. Stress is
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the emphasis on words
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Extemporaneous speaking is
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speaking from an outline
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Adaptive gestures are
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fidgeting, twirling your hair, fiddling with jewelry
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According to the text book, five steps in a speech preparation are to
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think, investigate, compose, rehearse, revise
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Gestures should
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look natural
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A speaker should use a monotone voice at all times
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false
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Communication apprehension or speech anxiety is more noticeable to the speaker than to the audience
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true
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Feedback is
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the total of all the visible and audible reactions of the audience to the speaker
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The best way to control communication apprehension is to prepare
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true
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To help articulate words, a speaker should use their
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palate and tongue
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Communication competence is the impression that public speaking behavior is both ____________ and _______________ a given situation
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appropriate and effective in
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Communication appreciation or speech anxiety begins
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mentally
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What is an audience’s feeling of closeness to a speaker called?
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immediacy
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Communication is the process though which people use messages to generate meanings within and across contexts, culture, channels, and media
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true
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Small group communication involves all of the following except
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communication between two people
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Mediated communication can include all of the following except
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face-to-face meeting
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Which communication scholar first recognized the value of a speaker’s credibility?
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Aristotle
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When listening to a lecture in class you are most likely listening to
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content/comprehend
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Providing feedback, asking questions, saying “yes” or “uh-huh,” and smiling are all examples of
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responding
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A speaker talks about how many words per minute?
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120-150
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A listener thinks about how many words per minute?
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400-800
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Men tend to practice
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action-oriented listening
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Active, effective listeners tend to
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use all four listening styles, as needed
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Which of the following is not true about feedback?
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it occurs after others speak
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Time-oriented listeners
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prefer brief encounters
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Men (in general) tend to have a task-oriented and hurried approach to listening while women perceive listening as more of a relational activity
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true
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We only listen with our ears
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false
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Which of the following is considered ineffective listening?
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selective listening
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Relevance is
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adapting a speech so the audience will view it as important to them
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If you adapt your speech to the sex and educational level of your audience, you are considering what factor of audience analysis?
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demographics
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In differentiating between a captive and a voluntary audience, it is helpful to remember that a captive audience
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may be less receptive
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In order to establish common ground (shared backgrounds/experiences) with an audience, use personal pronouns, rhetorical questions, and common experiences
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true
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Audience analysis can help a speaker do all of the following except
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find a captive audience
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Primary research is
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the process of collecting data about your topic directly from the real world
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Which of the following may not be considered a high-quality internet source?
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a corporation or .com site
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A successful research strategy includes all of the following strategies except
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determining your audience type
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Which of the following strategies would be helpful to keep in mind to avoid plagiarism?
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orally cite your sources
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An effective speech thesis meets which of the following requirements?
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all of the options are correct
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A speaker should not preview the main points in the introduction
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false
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A speaker can use which of the following supporting materials in their presentation?
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all of the options are correct
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If a speaker takes the central idea from a primary source, what type of testimony are they relying upon?
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paraphrasing
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A presentation that is organized into categories or subtopics is using what organizational pattern?
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topical
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Internet resources, while readily accessible and quick to find, pose challenges including
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all of the options are correct
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Informative presentations have two primary functions. What is one of those functions?
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to raise awareness
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While there are similarities between informative and persuasive speaking, there are significant differences. What is a difference between the two types of speeches?
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informative speeches maintain a neutral point of view
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In a process or demonstration presentation, a speaker wold be wise to use what type of organizational pattern?
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chronological pattern
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What can a speaker do to increase an audience’s attention and ability to recall his or her message?
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all of the options are correct
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Guidelines for preparing an informative presentation include which of the following?
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choose a topic that you care about
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All of the following are types of informative speeches except speeches of
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persuasion
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As you prepare an informative speech, your analysis of the audience and situation should help you to determine all of the following except
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how you will be evaluated
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Which of the following is not an organizational strategy for an informative speech?
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refutative
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At its essence, informative speaking is the act of influencing
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false
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A speech on the steps in grooming a dog would follow a chronological strategy
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true
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In a demonstration presentation, you either
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explain how something works or show your audience how to do something
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When you are describing an event or telling a story you are using what method?
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narrative
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It is always a good idea to choose a topic that you do not know much about so you can research it
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false
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To help your audience to remember the information, you should never repeat yourself
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false
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Audiences tend to remember things that they participate in, so getting your audience involved is a great idea
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true