20 Question Exam From Pubic Speaking Handbook

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20 Question Exam From Pubic Speaking Handbook - Quiz

Public speaking does not come easy to most people and therefore is taught in schools to help students overcome stage fright. After covering the basics on public speaking from the previous class you are now up to date with techniques to help improve your public speaking skills. Take the test and see how ready you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the three general purposes for giving speeches?
    • A. 

      To persuade, act , & adjust your speaking style

    • B. 

      To inform, make people laugh, & have fun

    • C. 

      To inform, persuade, & entertain

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 2. 
    Use                        questions when you want more detailed information from your audience.
  • 3. 
    Multiple-choice, true/false, and agree/disagree questions are examples of
    • A. 

      Open-ended questions

    • B. 

      Closed-ended questions

    • C. 

      Nonverbal responses

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    What kind of topics are important for a speech?
    • A. 

      Any kind of topics

    • B. 

      Topics that only you find interesting

    • C. 

      Topics that matter to your listeners, as well as to yourself.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What does  a successful speech require?
    • A. 

      Knowledge of both sources and the types of supporting material that speech makers typically use.

    • B. 

      To write about Skills and hobbies in which you are expert

    • C. 

      Talk about a subject with which you have had some personal experience.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Define: Impromptu Speaking
    • A. 

      Delivering a speech with advance preparation

    • B. 

      Delivering a speech without advance preparation

    • C. 

      Writeing an informative speech

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    A Literary analogy is a
  • 8. 
    The proper use of sounds to form words clearly and acculatery  
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Pronunciation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Important points are emphasized with
  • 10. 
    The fundamental goal in your vocal delivery is to
  • 11. 
    What are the 5 steps of the Monroe Sequence?
    • A. 

      1.) Satisfaction 2.) Action 3.) Attention 4.) Need 5.) Visualization

    • B. 

      1.) Need 2.) Visualization 3.) Action 4.) Satisfaction 5.)Attention

    • C. 

      1.) Attention 2.) Need 3.)Satisfaction 4.)Visualiztion,5.)Action

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Define Ethos, logos, Pathos?
    • A. 

      Speakers/author's authority,the logic used to support a claim,emotional or motivated appeals;vivid languages,emotional language

    • B. 

      Emotional language,motivated appeals,sad stories

    • C. 

      Important information,strategies,statistics

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Methods and techniques used by speakers to achieve their goals
  • 14. 
    Define Rhetoric:
  • 15. 
    Six major categories of nonverbal behavior
    • A. 

      Eye contact, facial expression,rhetorical question, movement, body language

    • B. 

      Facial expression, physical appearance,posture,eye contact, hand movement, smile

    • C. 

      Eye contact,gestures,movement, posture,facial expression, personal appearance

    • D. 

      None of the above

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