Speech 103 Final Exam

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1.  People with sound public speaking skills are better equipped to excel in their:
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2.  Who first formally taught rhetoric as a subject?
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3.  People who are critical thinkers do which of the following?
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4.  To be effective, the topic of a speech should be which of the following?
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5.  The primary goal of a presentation is called the:
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6.  Speakers who raise and lower their voices during their speeches practice which of the following key elements of speech giving?
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7.  Because ethics can vary across societies, they are considered:
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8.  What is the most basic ethical guideline for public speaking?
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9.  A speaker who reads a quote word for word without crediting the author commits:
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10.  During a presentation, an effective listener would probably do which of the following?
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11.  Which of the following is an example of internal noise?
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12.  All of the following are demographic characteristics except:
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13.  Speakers and audiences who share beliefs, values, and experiences are said to have:
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14.  When speakers capture all ideas that come to mind without evaluating any, they practice:
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15.  In general, successful speakers do which of the following?
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16.  A speaker who convinces listeners to begin composting as an environmental effort qualifies as:
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17.  Of the characteristics for evaluating sources' credibility, which requires a lack of bias?
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18.  All of the following are considered reference works except:
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19.  Speakers who take the time to define new terms and provide examples in their presentations use supporting materials primarily to:
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20.  In a speech, expert testimony is designed primarily to:
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21.  “The cost of horse feed rose 2 percent between 1990 and 2000” is an example of a(n):
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22.  Organization is particularly important in oral communication as opposed to written communication because:
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23.  In a well-organized speech, every main point relates to the:
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24.  To explain why gas prices have risen in recent months, a speaker should adopt which of the following speech organization patterns?
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25.  Effective public speakers gain audience confidence and establish credibility by doing which of the following?
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26.  A rhetorical question is one that is:
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27.  Once speakers have captured the audience's attention in a speech introduction, what should they do?
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28.  The real substance or “meat” of a presentation appears in the presentation's:
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29.  When the body of a speech is outlined properly, each main point has a minimum of how many subpoints?
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30.  In public speaking situations, extemporaneous delivery gets the best results with audiences because it:
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31.  All of the following are true of language and word choice in public speaking except:
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32.  Which of the following sentences has connotative meaning?
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33.  Which of the following modes of speech delivery can make a presentation appear prepackaged or stale?
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34.  All of the following are elements of nonverbal delivery except:
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35.  A speaker who would like to use a small object as an audiovisual aid should do which of the following?
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36.  Speakers who look at their audiovisual aids during their presentations are most likely:
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37.  Informative speeches are intended to do all of the following except:
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38.  All of the following are types of informative speeches topics except:
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39.  Of the patterns for organizing an informative speech, which moves from the beginning to the end by referencing points in time?
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40.  The most effective persuasive speakers answer which of the following questions for the audience?
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41.  When persuasive speakers face audiences who already agree with their perspectives, those speakers should try to:
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42.  In persuasive speaking, audience analysis helps a speaker select the right blend of which of the following to make on appeal?
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43.  Speakers who use trustworthy facts to back their claims and clearly show how those facts led to the claims demonstrate which of the following?
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44.  All of the following are types of reasoning in persuasive speaking except:
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45.  Which one of the following types of special-occasion speeches provides context and gives credentials for the main speaker or performer?
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46.  Which of the following types of special-occasion speeches is given when the mayor of a city dies?
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47.  A speaker would be most likely to express gratitude for an award and acknowledge others' support and contributions for that award during which type of special-occasion speech?
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48.  Effective group leaders do all of the following except:
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49.  A group member who is trying to manage conflict in a group should do which of the following?
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50.  Which of the following processes is particularly effective when making group decisions?
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