Speech Final Exam

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