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Speech Final Exam

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