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Speech Final Exam

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