Effective Speaking Chapter 15 - Lhs

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Effective Speaking Chapter 15 - Lhs

Writing a persuasive speech


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT a type of persuasive speech?
    • A. 

      To convince

    • B. 

      To stimulate

    • C. 

      To inspire

    • D. 

      To actuate

  • 2. 
    A speech to _____ is aimed at changing the audience’s attitudes, values, or beliefs.
    • A. 

      Convince

    • B. 

      Stimulate

    • C. 

      Inspire

    • D. 

      Actuate

  • 3. 
    A speech asserting that a state lottery will benefit education presented to a group of people who are against gambling is a persuasive speech to
    • A. 

      Report.

    • B. 

      Convince

    • C. 

      Stimulate.

    • D. 

      Actuate.

  • 4. 
    A persuasive speech that is aimed at strengthening the attitudes, values or beliefs your audience already hold is a speech to
    • A. 

      inspire

    • B. 

      Actuate

    • C. 

      Stimulate.

    • D. 

      Convince.

  • 5. 
    _____ tries to help you predict which way your audience will go with your speech’s viewpoint.
    • A. 

      Elaboration likelihood model

    • B. 

      Cognitive dissonance theory

    • C. 

      Social judgment theory

    • D. 

      Maslow’s hierarchy

  • 6. 
    Derek wants to prove that increasing fines for speeding will reduce the problem of speeding around the high school. He should use the _____ strategy for his speech.
    • A. 

      Problem-solution

    • B. 

      Topical

    • C. 

      Comparative

    • D. 

      Order of intensity

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT a good strategy for your persuasive speech if you want to change your audience’s viewpoint because they disagree or are conflicted?
    • A. 

      Refutation

    • B. 

      Topical

    • C. 

      Problem-solution

    • D. 

      Causal

  • 8. 
    You should organize your main points according to the recency model during all of the following situations EXCEPT when your audience
    • A. 

      Strongly opposes your topic.

    • B. 

      is apathetic.

    • C. 

      Already agrees with you.

    • D. 

      Is unfamiliar with your topic.

  • 9. 
    All of the following are effective presentation aids EXCEPT
    • A. 

      High-quality.

    • B. 

      Easy to see.

    • C. 

      Elaborate.

    • D. 

      Safe and appropriate.

  • 10. 
    The ethical considerations for informative speaking and persuasive speaking are the same.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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