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Speech Final Exam

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