Speech Unit 3 Quiz (2.7, 2.8, 2.9, & 2.10)

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Which of these is NOT a principle of learning listed in your textbook?
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People learn better when they memorize material
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All of these are examples of types of informative speeches EXCEPT
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emotional appeal
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A good thesis statement for an informative speech should contain
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all of these responses should be included in your thesis statement
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The thesis statement
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is a complete sentence identifying the purpose of the speech
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When the main points of your speech are arranged according to geography or location, you are using a ______ pattern of organization.
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spatial
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To inform my audience about the new features of the IPhone 6 Is an Informative Speech about a(n)
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Object
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Why is the summary critical?
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It reinforces the thesis, reviews your main points, and leaves your audience with a something to remember
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I have been fascinated by the history of the Titanic for as long as I can remember. I have studied and learned my collection of books on the Titanic and have done extensive research. This is an example of…..
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Credibility statement
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The purpose of a Rhetorical question at the beginning of your speech is to
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get audiences thinking immediately
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\”Diwali is an important festival for Indians because they celebrate, remember traditional legends, and enjoy time with their families.\” This is an example of…
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Thesis statement.
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The thesis statement is:
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Provides a quick snapshot of your goal and what your main points will be
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Kelly is speaking to a group of high school teachers who will be taking their classes on a field trip to Durango, Colorado. Her speech topic is about local tourist attractions for nature enthusiasts. She really wants to make an impact on them before they leave so they will take advantage of the attractions she shares. According to your textbook, in what order should she finish her presentation?
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Reinforce the thesis, review main points, give the audience something to remember
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In speechmaking, effective language choices will represent
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the view of the speaker and audience
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In his speech on the criminal justice system, Michael stated \”the persecution of criminals should be much more vigorous,\” but what he really meant was \”prosecution.\” This is an example of Michael’s failure to use language
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accurately
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Bryor is excited about declaring his communication studies major and wants to give a speech to his classmates on this topic. When Bryor plans language choices for his speech, he knows that his classmates, who are mostly science majors, probably won’t be willing to change their major to his. Instead, he plans and uses language to demonstrate the value of the liberal arts, and specifically communication studies, when it comes to problem solving and critical thinking, all skills that a science major will value. In other words, Bryor uses language to
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create identification
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When considering language choices for her speech, Dayja wants to convey more than just the dictionary meaning for the symbol \”college.\” She plans to communicate with her classroom audience how much the college experience has made an impact on her and provides opportunities for growth, education, and personal exploration. Dayja plans to use language choices that reflect
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connotative meaning
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In her speech on the importance a quality elementary education, Sierra worked hard on her language choices. Here is an example of one of her revisions: Original: \”High-quality learning environments are a necessary precondition for facilitation and enhancement of the ongoing learning process.\” Revision: \”Children need good schools if they are to learn properly.\” In this revision, Sierra chose to use more concrete language choices to make sure that her classroom audience would understand the specific point she wanted to make. In other words, she planned to use language
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clearly
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In her speech urging her audience to purchase a Ford vehicle, Rema chose language and examples that defined the Ford Escape as a reputable vehicle. Yet she chose to eliminate any discussion of the number of recalls of Ford vehicles and Ford’s alleged cover-up of involving faulty ignition parts. In this example, anyone familiar with this situation would question Rema’s
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credibility
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Speaking from memory may create a challenge _________.
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connecting with the audience
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Looking at each audience member for four or five seconds and then moving on is using the _______ technique of eye contact.
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scan
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Even a nasal _____ can be changed with practice.
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tone
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Without effective delivery, you can ________.
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lose credibility
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Holly is giving her speech to a group of stay-at-home moms on how to crochet. She looks to an audience member at one corner of the room, then another member at the opposite corner, then back up front to the woman sitting in the center. She is using which technique, according to your textbook?
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Triangle
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Speaking from a manuscript is usually most effective when _________.
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delivering a precise message
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Too much text on a slide _______.
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competes with your delivery
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Maria is giving a speech tomorrow regarding basic first aid and how to treat simple injuries. As she prepares for her presentation she is concerned about making a good impression on the audience and how she might effectively use visual impact. As Maria prepares she needs to be most concerned with
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how visual impact is achieved by capturing the audience’s attention through visual imagery
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A great place for modern graphic design is the _____.
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title slide
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Which of the following IS NOT true of most visual aids
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statistics and trend lines in a graph the causality between two different phenomena
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Developing visual aids takes time and especially extra thought regarding not only what the visual aid contains but also how the audience will perceive it. Thus, when developing visual aids it’s a good idea to keep in mind what visual cognition is, which is best defined as
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visual information in an attempt to learn and absorb images
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By the time George completes his preparation for speaking outline, he is looking for information and ideas that might be best explained through some visual aids. As he begins to do so and starts to design his slides, he need to be especially concerned with
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the human mind typically processes information from left to right, up and down

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