Effective Speaking Chapter 7 Lhs

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Effective Speaking Chapter 7 Lhs

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  • 1. 
    The first step in an effective introduction is to 
    • A. 

      State your topic.

    • B. 

      State your central idea.

    • C. 

      Capture your audience’s attention.

    • D. 

      Explain your relation to the audience.

  • 2. 
    ____ refers to a speaker’s ethical consideration for his/her  audience and his/her relationship with the topic. 
    • A. 

      Credibility

    • B. 

      Competence

    • C. 

      Audience relevance

    • D. 

      Reputation

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT true about demonstrating the relevance of your topic to your audience? 
    • A. 

      In good speeches, the relevance is obvious and does not need to be explained.

    • B. 

      Audiences want to know quickly if a topic relates to them.

    • C. 

      It should be explained in the introduction.

    • D. 

      It should come after the speaker credibility statement.

  • 4. 
    An introduction should end with 
    • A. 

      An attention grabber.

    • B. 

      An statement of the topic and a preview.

    • C. 

      A statement of credibility.

    • D. 

      An audience relevance statement.

  • 5. 
    Learning to make your own pizza is not only healthier but cheaper. The preceding is an example of a(n) 
    • A. 

      Attention getter.

    • B. 

      Audience relevance statement.

    • C. 

      Preview.

    • D. 

      Specific purpose.

  • 6. 
    ____ are vivid accounts that can personalize your speech by helping the audience identify with the topic. 
    • A. 

      Stories, narratives, illustrations, or anecdotes

    • B. 

      Facts and statistics

    • C. 

      References to prior speeches

    • D. 

      References to self, occasion, or audience

  • 7. 
    Words such as “in conclusion” as well as vocal changes such as slowing down are used to _____ in the conclusion. 
    • A. 

      Elicit a response

    • B. 

      Summarize the main ideas

    • C. 

      Signal the ending

    • D. 

      Create an impact one last time

  • 8. 
    Effective speaker delivery can enhance credibility.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Humor is a good attention‐getter, even if it is not relevant to the topic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Your introduction should be no more than 15 percent of your speech.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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