Speech Final Exam

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