Effective Speaking Chapter 3 - Lhs

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Effective Speaking Chapter 3 - Lhs

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  • 1. 
    _____ are often considered extremely reliable, usually contain  a lot of detailed information, often have bibliographies or  source notes, and can contain quotable passages for  emotional appeals. 
    • A. 

      Books

    • B. 

      Blogs

    • C. 

      Newspapers

    • D. 

      Newsletters

  • 2. 
    _____ are often viewed as current and reliable, feature condensed information, and  use accessible language. 
    • A. 

      Books

    • B. 

      Web site

    • C. 

      Newspapers

    • D. 

      Journals

  • 3. 
    Which of the following databases would be most helpful for researching the cervical cancer vaccine? 
    • A. 

      CQ Weekly

    • B. 

      OVID

    • C. 

      Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage

    • D. 

      ERIC

  • 4. 
    _____ are especially useful when looking for emotional appeal examples. 
    • A. 

      Commercial Web sites

    • B. 

      Nonprofit organization Web sites

    • C. 

      Blogs

    • D. 

      Personal Web sites

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT an advantage of using commercial Web sites as sources? 
    • A. 

      They are usually contain bias.

    • B. 

      They can include information not found in print.

    • C. 

      They are often current.

    • D. 

      They are often seen as They are often seen as reliable by the audience.

  • 6. 
    _____is/are useful for searching other, often smaller or unknown, engines and specialized sites. 
    • A. 

      General search engines

    • B. 

      Metasearch engines

    • C. 

      Web directories

    • D. 

      The Invisible Web

  • 7. 
    “According to the Official Web site of Stephenie Meyer, on May 1, 2010, the core idea for Twilight was a dream Meyer had one night.” This is an example of an oral citation of a _____.
    • A. 

      Blog.

    • B. 

      Personal Web site.

    • C. 

      Nonprofit organization Web site.

    • D. 

      Commercial Web site

  • 8. 
    What is wrong with the following survey question? “Tell me if you prefer name brand or generic grocery products and list your favorite products.” 
    • A. 

      It is a leading question.

    • B. 

      It is asking two different questions

    • C. 

      It is asking for demographic information

    • D. 

      It uses overly technical language.

  • 9. 
    ____ are valuable for collecting information from a large  group of people and allow you to collect a wide variety of information in a relatively easy and economical manner. 
    • A. 

      Surveys

    • B. 

      Interviews

    • C. 

      Media‐assisted interviews

    • D. 

      Blogs

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT a guideline for a research interview? 
    • A. 

      Plan your interview to last 30–60 minutes

    • B. 

      Use more closed‐ended questions than open‐ended

    • C. 

      Ask permission if you decide to tape the interview

    • D. 

      Research the interviewee’s background

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