- Question 1
Which is not included in the body of the speech?
- Question 2
Plagiarism involves using another’s work, words, or ideas without adequate acknowledgement.
- Question 3
A _________________ expresses your speech’s main point in one complete sentence.
- Question 4
Which of the following strategies will help to reduce speech tension most effectively?
- Question 5
The most effective way to organize your speech is to divide your message into four parts: opening remarks, thesis, body, and conclusion.
- Question 6
Jessie referred to an study, reported on ScienceDaily, in which communication professors Amy Nathanson and Eric Rasmussen found that early TV exposure harms parent-child communication. Jessie offered a quote from Nathanson and Rasmussen state this point. This is an example of which kind of support?
- Question 7
Which of the following is a literal analogy?
- Question 8
The specific purpose of your speech is ____________.
- Question 9
Which of the following is an example of a specific purpose?
- Question 10
____________ involves using other people’s works, words or ideas without adequate acknowledgement.
- Question 11
Burt, attending a Midwestern university, delivered his first speech in his public speaking class on the growing numbers of automobile accidents in Italy. The problem with his speech, however, essentially was:
- Question 12
“Ornate ambiguity” is the term used for a speaker who plans to be vague, sketchy, and considerably abstract.
- Question 13
Which of the following IS NOT one of the types of informative speaking?
- Question 14
“Show trends” is one of the suggestions provided when discussing which goal of informative speaking?
- Question 15
This type of speech deals with abstract subjects such as ideas, theories, and principles.
- Question 16
The notion of avoiding information overload refers to which goal of informative speaking?
- Question 17
Saying “first, “second,” “third,” as you cover your three main points is an example of:
- Question 18
A speech that paints a picture of an event, person, concept, and so on.
- Question 19
Which of the following is the definition of a speech of description?
- Question 20
Guidelines for the informative speaking goal of ____________ include questioning the source of the information, considering the timeliness of the information.
- Question 21
___________________ is the process of preparing and delivering messages through verbal and nonverbal symbols to individuals or groups in order to alter, strengthen, or maintain attitudes, beliefs, values, or behaviors.
- Question 22
The two overall persuasive goals are:
- Question 23
“Consider now how you can enjoy retirement lounging in the sunshine of a warm climate, secure financially, and with both a mind and a soul for pleasure and comfort from making good investments during your working years.” This statement is found in which step in the motivated sequence?
- Question 24
In the satisfaction step of the motivated sequence, you describe the problem you will address in your speech.
- Question 25
In all cases of inductive reasoning, you can never be sure that your conclusions are absolutely accurate.
- Question 26
Of the three parts of an argument, the most difficult part to understand is often the:
- Question 27
The statement, “Malnutrition is a growing problem worldwide, especially in Asia,” is:
- Question 28
Staging refers to the sequence of interlinking claims that establish the content and force of your position.
- Question 29
“Dynamism” in credibility studies refers to logical precision.
- Question 30
The part of an argument that links the evidence with the statement (claim) is called the: