Speech Final Exam

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