COM 1010 Quiz One

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Wayne State University Com 1010 Quiz


 
  
Created Dec 14, 2010
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Q: Translating ideas and images in the speakers mind into verbal or nonverbal messages...
 
A: Encoding
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Q: What is the term for something that interferes with the communication process?
 
A: Noise
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Q: If you have a normal or generally positive approach to communicating in public, where...
 
A: Average Style
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Q: When speakers tense and relax their muscles while waiting for their turn to speak,...
 
A: Channeling your nervous energy
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Q: The rhetoric of diversity refers to a speaker?
 
A: considering such factors as culture, ethnicity, and gender
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Q: Most speakers who procrastinate in preparing their speeches?
 
A: Will feel more speaker apprehension
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Q: Tom is running for student government president. Because he has previously taken a...
 
A: Empowerment
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Q: Being an audience-centered public speaker?
 
A: Influences every step of the speech making process
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Q: The address of each Website or Web page is known as?
 
A: the URL of uniform resource locator
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Q: The term “periodicals” refers to?
 
A: magazines and journals
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Q: The use of audio or video recorders can be a liability in an interview because?
 
A: some people are more self-conscious and intimidated when being recorded
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Q: It is necessary to determine what individual or organization is responsible for a Web...
 
A: Accountability
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Q: Joe is a former world weight lifter and professional body builder. He is preparing...
 
A: Credibility
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Q: Kenisha decided to write her persuasive speech on “Human Cloning”. She didn’t...
 
A: Kenisha should have researched newspapers and periodicals for the most recent material
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Q: Our beliefs, values, and moral principles by which we determine what is right or wrong...
 
A: Ethics
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Q: Lifting key passages from sources you do not credit in your speech is an unethical...
 
A: Plagiarism
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Q: Critical listening means that you, as a listener?
 
A: Hold the speaker to his or her ethical responsibilities
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Q: When speakers consider beliefs, values, or moral principles when writing and presenting...
 
A: Speaking Ethically
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Q: Speakers who bring in false claims and tug at the emotions of the audience, instead...
 
A: Unethical Speakers
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Q: For a persuasive speech, you find a couple books in the library and several Internet...
 
A: Yes; all this information was found in open-access areas 
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Q: While listening to a classmate’s speech, Sean began to think that the speaker was...
 
A: Listening critically and giving feedback to the speaker
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Q: While researching, Gabe found a tragic story about a young girl who died from a drunk...
 
A: Gabe violated an ethical principle that requires speakers not to misrepresent information 
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Q: Because we hear so many sounds simultaneously, the first stage of listening is to?
 
A: Select
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Q: Because much of our day is spent listening, there may be times we “tune out” when...
 
A: Information Overload
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Q: Listeners who are able to evaluate the reasoning, logic, and quality of the speaker’s...
 
A: Critical Thinking
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Q: What type of listening style occurs when you want the speaker to get to the point and...
 
A: Action-oriented Style
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Q: While listening to a sociology lecture, you mentally rearrange the ideas presented,...
 
A: An Active Listener
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Q: As listeners, if we become aware of the methods and techniques speakers use to achieve...
 
A: The rhetorical strategies employed by the speakers 
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Q: Joseph is easily distracted from a speech by noise outside the classroom, worries about...
 
A: He is a poor listener
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Q: A speaker who analyses the listeners and the occasion and adapts the speech to them...
 
A: An Audience-centered speaker
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Q: Information such as age, race, gender, education, and religious views are part of ?
 
A: Demographics
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Q: To establish common ground with your audience member, you should?
 
A: Try to maximize similarities and minimize differences between you and the audience
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Q: As defined by your text, analyzing the audience’s income, occupation, and education...
 
A: Socioeconomic Status
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Q: Trying to determine what an audience believes or thinks about a speech topic is termed?
 
A: Psychological Analysis
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Q: The specific group of audience members that you, as a speaker, most wish to address...
 
A: Target Audience
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Q: The textbook recommends this, whether separately or with a target audience focus, when...
 
A: Using a variety of strategies to reach the different listeners
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Q: When selecting a topic for a speech, speakers need to consider the audience, the occasion,...
 
A: The speakers themselves
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Q: Speeches that you present will be to inform, to persuade, or to entertain. This goal...
 
A: General
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Q: According to your text, a combination of your central idea and a summary of your main...
 
A: Blueprint
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Q: When you make a list of your own interests, and just begin writing as many topics related...
 
A: Brainstorming
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Q: A complete central idea or thesis statement should be all of the following EXCEPT
 
A: A complete declarative sentence, a sentence with direct, specific language, an audience-centered...


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