Comm 1310 - Chapter 14 - Final Exam Practice Quiz

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Practice quiz for Chapter 14 - COMM1310 - FINAL EXAM


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To inform is to share information with others to enhance their knowledge or understanding of the information, concepts, and ideas you present.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    One good way to teach people a skill is to follow the acronym ______________, which stands for _______________________.
    • A. 

      T-E-A-C-H: Tiger-Eel-Alligator-Cat-Horse

    • B. 

      T-E-A-C-H: Tell-Example-Apply-Coach-Help

    • C. 

      A-P-P-L-Y: Appreciate-Present-Proclaim-Learn-Yay!

    • D. 

      T-E-A-C-H: Talk-Explain-Apply-Conclude-Help

  • 3. 
    Nicholas wants to enance the audience's knowledge and understanding of baseball. The general purpose of his speech will be to:
    • A. 

      Inform

    • B. 

      Entertain

    • C. 

      Teach

    • D. 

      Persuade

  • 4. 
    Marianna wants to give a speech on how to make chocolate chip cookies from her aunt's recipe. Her informative speech will be about:
    • A. 

      Procedures

    • B. 

      Objects

    • C. 

      People

    • D. 

      Ideas

  • 5. 
    Which of the following strategies will enhance the clarity of an informative message?
    • A. 

      Use complex ideas

    • B. 

      Present information too quickly

    • C. 

      Show how new information relates to old information

    • D. 

      Present information too slowly

  • 6. 
    Individuals who prefer to learn practical and useful information that is relevant to their busy lives are refereed to as __________________ learners. They seek information that connects with their life experiences, is relevant to their needs, and that they can use immediately.
    • A. 

      Child

    • B. 

      Adolescent

    • C. 

      Traditional

    • D. 

      Adult

  • 7. 
    Angela must present a speech advocating the name change at Texas State. In making the presentation memorable, she advances her ideas in the introduction, she expands on her ideas in the body, and she restates her ideas in the conclusion. In short, she repeats key ideas and major points through out the speech. Which of the following strategies is she using?
    • A. 

      Establish a motive for the audience to listen

    • B. 

      Build in redundancy

    • C. 

      Reinforce key ideas verbally

    • D. 

      Reinforce key ideas nonverbally

  • 8. 
    Strategies for making an informative presentation clear, interesting, and memorable. Check all that apply (there are only three). P.372
    • A. 

      Make your presentation clear

    • B. 

      Complicate ideas

    • C. 

      Make you presentation Interesting

    • D. 

      Make your presentation forgettable

    • E. 

      Make your presentation memorable

  • 9. 
    A word picture is a drawing on a presentation board that discourages listeners to appeal to their senses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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