Comm 1310 - Chapter 13 - Final Exam Practice Quiz

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Practice quiz for FINAL EXAM - COMM1310 Chapter 13


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To withhold a key word or phrase until the end of a sentence:
    • A. 

      Inversion

    • B. 

      Cadence

    • C. 

      Suspension

    • D. 

      Drama

  • 2. 
    The rhythm of language is:
    • A. 

      Cadence

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Antithesis

    • D. 

      Repetition

  • 3. 
    Which of the following relate to "figurative language"? P.338 Check all that apply:
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Omission

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Simile

    • E. 

      Parallelism

  • 4. 
    Which of the following relate to "Drama"? P.338 Check all that apply:
    • A. 

      Omission

    • B. 

      Suspension

    • C. 

      Inversion

    • D. 

      Repetition

    • E. 

      Simile

  • 5. 
    Which of the following relate to "*Cadence"? P.338 *Cadence means: The rhythm of language. Check all that apply:
    • A. 

      Parallelism

    • B. 

      Antithesis

    • C. 

      Repetition

    • D. 

      Metaphor

    • E. 

      Alliteration

  • 6. 
    ______________ __________ has to do with a speaker's gestures, movement, and posture, which influence how a message is interpreted.
    • A. 

      Physical delivery

    • B. 

      Physical presentation

    • C. 

      Physical motions

    • D. 

      Audience involvement

  • 7. 
    Gina must give a presentation to her colleagues concerning ethics in the workplace. She has ample time to prepare, and crafts her speech very carefully according to the various stages of the audience-centered public-speaking model. Before she speaks, she rehearses several times and delivers from an outline. When she presents, she speaks using a few note cards and gives the impression that she is creating the speech for the first time. Her speech is delivered using whic style of delivery?
    • A. 

      Manuscript

    • B. 

      Impromptu

    • C. 

      Memorized

    • D. 

      Extemporaneous

  • 8. 
    Words that refer to an object or action in the most specific way possible are called:
    • A. 

      Unbiased

    • B. 

      Vivid

    • C. 

      Correct

    • D. 

      Concrete

  • 9. 
    Lisa takes one step each time she transitions between main ideas. Her steps are an example of:
    • A. 

      Appearance

    • B. 

      Movement

    • C. 

      Gestures

    • D. 

      Posture

  • 10. 
    Jesse makes sure that he clearly enunciates the sounds of each word. What element of vocal delivery is Jesse using?
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Articulation

    • D. 

      Rate

  • 11. 
    Jonathan decided to use a presentational aid during his speech. He placed a large graph next to himself while he spoke to the audience to show the decrease in crime over the past five years in his city. However, he did not refer to the graph or use it during his speech. As a consequence, the audience did not understand the numbers or any other information on the graph. Which of the following guidelines did Jonathan violate?
    • A. 

      Rehearse with your visuals aid

    • B. 

      Maintain eye contact with the audience, not the visual aid

    • C. 

      Explain your visuals

    • D. 

      Time visual aids to coincide with your discussion of them

  • 12. 
    A presentation aid is any tangible item used to help communicate ideas to an audience. Examples of this would be a graph, poster, photograph, drawing or PowerPoint.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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