Effective Speaking Chapter 16 - Lhs

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Effective Speaking Chapter 16 - Lhs

Special Occasion Speeches


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the first step in creating a special occasion speech?
    • A. 

      Research for suitable material

    • B. 

      Create your outline

    • C. 

      Determine the purpose and type of speech

    • D. 

      Practice your delivery so you sound conversational

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT something to consider when writing your special occasion speech?
    • A. 

      Remember that these speeches tend to be “one size fits all”

    • B. 

      Let the special occasion determine the type of speech you will give

    • C. 

      Special occasion speeches can be very culturally specific

    • D. 

      Select the best topic that fits you, your audience, and the occasion

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT a guideline for presenting your special occasion speech?
    • A. 

      Use language that is familiar, concrete, and appropriate

    • B. 

      Practice your delivery so that you are natural and confident

    • C. 

      Always use presentational aids

    • D. 

      Consider using presentational aids only when appropriate to the type of speech

  • 4. 
    In a(n) _____ speech, the intent of the speaker is to mark a specific event by making it a time to rejoice, honor, arouse, or amuse.
    • A. 

      Informative

    • B. 

      persuasive

    • C. 

      Special occasion

    • D. 

      Demonstration

  • 5. 
    A speech marking the events on 9/11 would be a speech to
    • A. 

      Celebrate.

    • B. 

      Entertain.

    • C. 

      Commemorate.

    • D. 

      Inspire.

  • 6. 
    As the valedictorian, Leslie got to speak on stage at graduation. This is an example of a speech to
    • A. 

      Entertain.

    • B. 

      Celebrate.

    • C. 

      Inspire.

    • D. 

      Commemorate.

  • 7. 
    The primary difference in special occasion speaking versus informative and persuasive speaking is that this speech is determined more by the ______ than anything else.
    • A. 

      Audience

    • B. 

      Objective

    • C. 

      Situation

    • D. 

      Occasion

  • 8. 
    As a special occasion speaker, which of the following is NOT a guideline to help you determine the purpose of the occasion?
    • A. 

      Try to get an idea of the atmosphere of the location

    • B. 

      Find out the purpose of both the overall event and the specific event

    • C. 

      Make sure your speech stands out from others in terms of mood and theme

    • D. 

      Find out if someone is introducing you and make sure you don’t repeat what he/she says

  • 9. 
    Nate gave the eulogy at his best friend’s funeral. His speech, therefore, had the general purpose of to
    • A. 

      Commemorate,

    • B. 

      Celebrate.

    • C. 

      Inspire.

    • D. 

      Convince.

  • 10. 
    A sermon can be considered as a speech to
    • A. 

      Inspire.

    • B. 

      Entertain.

    • C. 

      Celebrate.

    • D. 

      Commemorate.

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