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Speech Final Exam

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