Effective Speaking Chapter 14 - Lhs

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Effective Speaking Chapter 14 - Lhs

Persuasion techniques


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _____ is a deliberate attempt by the speaker to create, reinforce, or change the attitudes, beliefs, values, and/or behaviors of the listener.
    • A. 

      Invention

    • B. 

      Informative speaking

    • C. 

      Persuasion

    • D. 

      Invitation

  • 2. 
         Another word for core beliefs is     
    • A. 

      Behaviors

    • B. 

      Beliefs

    • C. 

      Values

    • D. 

      Attitudes

  • 3. 
    April doesn’t like classical music. This is an example of a(n)
    • A. 

      Belief

    • B. 

      Value

    • C. 

      Attitude

    • D. 

      Behavior

  • 4. 
    Landon thinks that taking care of one’s family is very important. This is an example of a(n)
    • A. 

      Value

    • B. 

      Belief

    • C. 

      Attitude

    • D. 

      Behavior

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT a goal of persuasive speaking?
    • A. 

      To create or adopt attitudes, beliefs, behaviors, or values

    • B. 

      To reinforce attitudes, beliefs, behaviors, or values

    • C. 

      To inform about attitudes, beliefs, behaviors, or values

    • D. 

      To change existing attitudes, beliefs, behaviors, or values

  • 6. 
    When you overcome apathy in your audience or reinforce an existing attitude, belief, value, or behavior, you are creating a persuasive speech to
    • A. 

      Actuate.

    • B. 

      Convince.

    • C. 

      Inspire.

    • D. 

      Stimulate.

  • 7. 
    In a proposition of _____, the audience is either asked to take action or is asked to agree with a certain course of action.
    • A. 

      Action

    • B. 

      Policy

    • C. 

      Value

    • D. 

      Belief

  • 8. 
    _____ are the means by which you prove or establish the argument you are making.
    • A. 

      Assertions

    • B. 

      Propositions

    • C. 

      Appeals

    • D. 

      WOW statements

  • 9. 
    A commercial showing photos of abused and neglected animals is using _____ to get you to donate money to the animal shelter.
    • A. 

      Mythos

    • B. 

      Pathos

    • C. 

      Logos

    • D. 

      Ethos

  • 10. 
    Scott mentioned in his speech on kayaking safety that he has been kayaking for the last 15 years. He said that to enhance the audience perception of his
    • A. 

      Charisma.

    • B. 

      Competency.

    • C. 

      Clarity

    • D. 

      Character.

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