Speech Final Exam

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1.  What is communication?
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2.  A complete sentence outline should only be used for...
3.  _________ is the study of how people ________ to words and other symbols.
4.  The additional information not included in words. how the speaker says something versus what they said.
5.  The main reason for restricting the number of main points in a speech is to...
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6.  Good oral style is.... (CCCVA)
7.  The door in the foot approach......
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8.  Meaningful communication involves the...(WRR)
9.  Style is....
10.  What is the thinking to speaking rate? (words per minute)
11.  An audience is.....
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12.  The foot in the door approach......
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13.  Misunderstandings about words (SPAMpMS)
14.  A conviction in the existence or reality of something, or in the truth of some assertion is defined as a ______
15.  Everything about ___ communicates when you speak before an audience
16.  The study of the origins and derivations of words
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17.  Entertainment (AdT)
18.  An average person only hears about _____% of what is said in a normal conversation.
19.  "personal" distance is between _____ inches and _____ feet.
20.  Action language (PFe)
21.  The _______ is made up of the major premise, the minor premise, and the ________
22.  Persuasive speeches to deal with (AB,B)
23.  An example of bad listening habits would be.....
24.  Communication model (SMTRR)
25.  Belief is....
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26.  For communication to be effective, it must...
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27.  In a 2 person conversation, the verbal elements convey less than ______% of the total meaning, while the non-verbal elements convey about _______% of the meaning.
28.  Value perceives.....
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29.  Morality
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30.  The best known speech of dedication is the.....
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31.  Yawning is a good example of the power of _______
32.  Speakers who were rated as "sincere" look at the audience an average of _____% of the time, while those who were rated as "insincere" only had eye contact _____% of the time.
33.  Start with what you reached, then explain what you found
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34.  Encoding is...
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35.  Aristotle's 3 types of appeals (ELP)
36.  The better known and respected the speaker is, the ______ the introduction should be.
37.  Time binding is the ability to.....
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38.  How many are usually involved in any act of communication?
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39.  Winning an audiences favor, and changing their minds and behavior is called ______
40.  A speaker must have control over their stage fright to....
41.  Commemorative (ADNICT/E)
42.  Who thought up the 4 parts of communication?
43.  You make your style your own with the use of....
44.  When a speaker is scared, they react similarly to if they were about to be attacked. this is:
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45.  The scientific study of body language or non-verbal communication
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46.  When using the persuasive approach in speech/group discussion, we have problems or questions of.... (FVP)
47.  Listening:
48.  Libel.....
49.  Environmental Communication is....
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50.  Evidence is materials selected to....
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51.  The occasion is one of those elements that will dictate...
52.  "public" distance is between _____ and _____ feet, or more,
53.  Intrapersonal communication is talking....
54.  Logos is based on......
55.  The act of stepping towards someone to establish a closer speaking distance, only to have them take a step back, and vice versa.
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56.  Ethics of the critic must separate ____ from what they hear
57.  Tribute or eulogy speeches are not always ______ in _______
58.  Attitude is the tendency to....
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59.  The use of gestures to replace words, through pointing, nodding, body movement, and gestures.
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60.  When stimulated not to listen, most people can only hold attention for no more than....
61.  What ability separates man from animals?
62.  Deductive and inductive forms of speeches revolve around _______ differences.
63.  Stage fright is anxiety caused by....   
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64.  Morality (disreputable and derogatory..........
65.  Organization is required more in _____ than in writing
66.  Communication is also....
67.  The value of _________ in crime detection/advanced security systems lies in the fact that no 2 people have the exact same ________
68.  The body of a speech must be kept to.... (main points)
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69.  Linguistic determinism is the theory that....
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70.  People can be more easily persuaded if they are...
71.  How much time (percentage) is spent speaking and listening?
72.  When you say communication is good, you are saying....
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73.  An example of environmental communication would be....
74.  You share meaning through....
75.  Expository material is....
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76.  Because speech is fleeting or transitory, the speaker must provide ____ for a _____
77.  Types of outlines (CS, TP, SN)
78.  Who is usually more nervous about public speaking, men or women?
79.  Speaking requires more organization because of visual and ______ symbols
80.  Pathos is based on......
81.  Sign language and eye contact as well as personal space are examples of.......
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82.  People tend to have eye contact more when they ________ than when they _______
83.  How many words per minute is considered the average speaking rate?
84.  Value is a...
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85.  "intimate" distance is between _____ and _____ inches.
86.  Ethical public speaking requires.....
87.  Ethics of the critic must separate personal feelings about....
88.  An outline consists of....(TTIBC)
89.  Interpersonal communication is....
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90.  Language can reflect reality with either ____ or _____
91.  The field of semantics focuses on:
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92.  When you evaluate something you are listening to, you are evaluating its....
93.  Overt, observable actions, (definition)
94.  Reading:
95.  Several attempts at persuasion is a _______
96.  Each year, between ____ and ______ words pop up in the english language, but only ___ to _____ words make it into dictionaries.
97.  Ethnocentrism is a...
98.  Eye contact (RE)
99.  Change happens _______ over a long period of _______
100.  Magnitude of change is an example of.....
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101.  "social" distance is between _____ and _____ feet.
102.  An outline contributes to:
103.  Sharing and transferring meaning can be called..... (SCRLP)
104.  An introduction and good will/welcoming speech would be a example of a ________speech.
105.  Examples of interpersonal communication
106.  Excessive stage fright is NOT...
107.  A syllogism starts with a _____, states a ________, and then states a ______ based on those  statements.
108.  No single act of movement (body position, movement) can determine ________. it is a combination of _______ and ________ cues that make up a meaningful __________.
109.  General purposes of speech (ICPEI)
110.  Listening is...
111.  Communication seeks....
112.  Ethos is based on........
113.  The way in which humans use time and space to convey meaning.
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114.  According to Aristotle, those 4 parts of communication relate to...(SSAO)
115.  Hearing is.....
116.  People look at each other in conversation between _____% and _______% of the time.
117.  Stages of listening (RURER)
118.  Writing:
119.  Listening is hearing plus adding....
120.  Speaking:
121.  If Libel is to defame through print and pictures, then slander is to do it through...
122.  To control stage fright use must use cognitive dissonance. what is it?
123.  Start with what you found, then explain how you reached it
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124.  During a speech, outlines should be used as....
125.  A tendency to behave in a certain way is defined as an ________
126.  Barriers to effective communication (EIDSL)
127.  As our degree of liking for a person increases, the _______ between us is reduced.
128.  When making an outline, it is recommended that you prepare the an outline of the ____ first (after first writing down the thesis statement)
129.  Audiences send messages back to speakers in the form of...
130.  We use cognitive dissonance to.....
131.  To make a speech more _______, the speaker should _______ with a different audience members for short periods of time.
132.  Responding is essentially...
133.  It has been estimated that perhaps _____% of all communication comes from _______ alone, not words.
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