Comm 1310 - Chapter 11 - Final Exam Practice Quiz

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Practice quiz for final exam Communications 1310 Chapter 11


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  • 1. 
    A teachable, learnable process of developing, supporting, organizing, and orally presenting ideas.
    • A. 

      Audience-centered presentational

    • B. 

      Public speaking

    • C. 

      Delivering speeches

    • D. 

      Speaker anxiety

  • 2. 
    Which attributes describe "Speaker anxiety"? Check all that apply:
    • A. 

      AKA stage fright

    • B. 

      Drowsiness

    • C. 

      Quivering Voice

    • D. 

      Sweating

    • E. 

      Rapid Heartbeat

  • 3. 
    What are some good ways to build confidence when preparing for/presenting a speech? Check all that apply:
    • A. 

      Understand speaker anxiety (educate yourself).

    • B. 

      Be prepared.

    • C. 

      Focus on you audience.

    • D. 

      Give yourself a mental talk.

    • E. 

      Wing your speech.

    • F. 

      Use deep-breathing techniques.

  • 4. 
    What is the mistaken belief that the physical manifestations of a speaker's nervousness are apparent to an audience? (When you, as a speaker, believe that your audience can tell that you're nervous while giving your speech). pg. 282
    • A. 

      Systematic desensitization

    • B. 

      Habituation

    • C. 

      Illusion of nervousness

    • D. 

      Illusion of transparency

  • 5. 
    The process of becoming more comfortable as you speak.
    • A. 

      Habituation

    • B. 

      Self-awareness

    • C. 

      Adaptation

    • D. 

      Performance visualization

  • 6. 
    Subdivisions of the central idea of a presentation that provide detailed points of focus for developing the presentation. Pg.291
    • A. 

      Main ideas

    • B. 

      Main points

    • C. 

      Central ideas

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Verbal of visual material that clarifies, amplifies, and provides evidence to support the main ideas of a presentation.
    • A. 

      Posters

    • B. 

      Main idea

    • C. 

      Vertical search engine

    • D. 

      Supporting material

  • 8. 
    When you are in the actual process of giving a speech, how must you cite your sources to your audience?
    • A. 

      You must use oral interpretation

    • B. 

      You don't need to cite sources verbally

    • C. 

      By using oral citation

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Rodney notices that the audience is racially and ethnically diverse. He is careful not to make generalizations that might offend anyone during his speech. What type of speaker is Rodney? pg.253 of workbook
    • A. 

      Self-centered

    • B. 

      Audience-centered

    • C. 

      Other-centered

    • D. 

      People-centered

  • 10. 
    Jill gives a speech on the fourth of July about America's independence. Jill's speech topic reveals careful analysis of:
    • A. 

      Her hobbies

    • B. 

      Her experiences

    • C. 

      Her interests

    • D. 

      The occasion

  • 11. 
    Leah likes to search the Internet for information about her speech topic. She always considers the philosophies of the organization responsible for the site. Which criteria for evaluating Internet sites is Leah using?
    • A. 

      Accountability

    • B. 

      Accuracy

    • C. 

      Objectivity

    • D. 

      Usability

  • 12. 
    After gaining the attention of the audience, Jim states, "At the end of my speech, the audience will be able to explain the causes and most successful treatments for anorexia and bulimia." This statement is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Specific purpose statement

    • B. 

      General purpose statement

    • C. 

      Claim of policy

    • D. 

      Claim of value

  • 13. 
    Annie works for a news magazine and is giving a presentation to a group of graduating college students. A college graduate herself, she is relating her experiences in the workplace and needs to find a way to connect with her audience. Finally, she decides to relate the experience of cramming for final exams to reaching a publishing deadline. Annie is using supporting material that focuses on linking new information to a familiar concept. This type of supporting material is called:
    • A. 

      Definition

    • B. 

      Description

    • C. 

      Analogy

    • D. 

      Anecdote

  • 14. 
    A statement of what something means is a definition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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