Effective Speaking Chapter 6 Lhs

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Effective Speaking Chapter 6 Lhs - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    A _____ is a plan designed to achieve a particular goal. 

    • A.

      Strategy

    • B.

      Roadmap

    • C.

      Claim

    • D.

      Procedure

    Correct Answer
    A. Strategy
    Explanation
    A strategy is a plan designed to achieve a particular goal. It involves a set of actions and decisions that are carefully thought out and implemented in order to achieve the desired outcome. Strategies are often used in business, military, and personal contexts to guide decision-making and ensure that resources are allocated effectively. They provide a roadmap for achieving success and can be adjusted or modified as needed to adapt to changing circumstances.

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  • 2. 

    If Nick wants to write a speech about the steps in stringing a guitar, he should use the _____ strategy. 

    • A.

      Comparative

    • B.

      Chronological

    • C.

      Spatial

    • D.

      topical

    Correct Answer
    B. Chronological
    Explanation
    Nick should use the chronological strategy to write a speech about the steps in stringing a guitar. This means that he should present the steps in the order they should be followed, from beginning to end. This strategy allows for a clear and logical flow of information, making it easier for the audience to understand and follow along with the process. By using the chronological strategy, Nick can ensure that his speech is organized and easy to follow for his audience.

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  • 3. 

    Scout is writing an informative speech on the types of scholarships available on campus. He should use the _____ strategy. 

    • A.

      Topical

    • B.

      Chronological

    • C.

      Refutative

    • D.

      Spatial

    Correct Answer
    A. Topical
    Explanation
    Scout should use the topical strategy for his informative speech on the types of scholarships available on campus. This strategy involves organizing the speech based on different topics or categories related to the subject matter. By using the topical strategy, Scout can present information about each type of scholarship separately, making it easier for the audience to understand and follow the speech. This approach allows for a clear and organized presentation of the different types of scholarships available on campus.

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  • 4. 

    If Carlette wants to describe the layers of the skin to the audience, she should use the _____ strategy. 

    • A.

      Chronological

    • B.

      Spatial

    • C.

      Causal

    • D.

      Refutation

    Correct Answer
    D. Refutation
  • 5. 

    The _____ strategy is based on ordering from least to most, easy to difficult, or neutral to intense. 

    • A.

      Causal

    • B.

      Chronological

    • C.

      Order of intensity

    • D.

      Comparative

    Correct Answer
    C. Order of intensity
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "order of intensity." This strategy involves arranging items or tasks in a sequence based on their level of intensity, starting from the least intense to the most intense. It helps in organizing and prioritizing tasks or items according to their level of difficulty or intensity, making it easier to tackle them in a systematic manner.

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  • 6. 

    A speech focusing on how hurricanes are formed and the effect they have on the landscape would use the _____ strategy. 

    • A.

      Chronological

    • B.

      Spatial

    • C.

      Causal

    • D.

      Comparative

    Correct Answer
    C. Causal
    Explanation
    A speech focusing on how hurricanes are formed and the effect they have on the landscape would use the causal strategy. This strategy involves explaining the cause-and-effect relationship between hurricanes and their impact on the landscape. The speaker would discuss the factors that contribute to the formation of hurricanes and then explain how these storms cause changes in the landscape, such as flooding and erosion.

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  • 7. 

    Mirela wants to show her audience how bad the problem of identity theft is and show how following simple steps to protect your identity can prevent it from happening to you. She should use the _____ strategy. 

    • A.

      Monroe’s motivated sequence

    • B.

      Problem‐solution

    • C.

      Refutation

    • D.

      Causal

    Correct Answer
    B. Problem‐solution
    Explanation
    Mirela wants to address the problem of identity theft and provide solutions to prevent it. The problem-solution strategy is the most appropriate in this case because it allows her to clearly present the problem and then offer practical steps to solve it. This strategy will help Mirela effectively engage her audience and convince them of the importance of taking action to protect their identity.

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  • 8. 

    A speech on the problems with education funding in the state and the steps that need to be taken to lessen them would follow the _____ strategy.   

    • A.

      Causal

    • B.

      Refutation

    • C.

      Problem‐solution

    • D.

      Comparative advantages

    Correct Answer
    C. Problem‐solution
    Explanation
    The given correct answer for this question is "problem-solution" because the speech is focused on discussing the problems with education funding in the state and proposing the steps that need to be taken to lessen these problems. The speech aims to address the issue by presenting the problems and offering solutions to resolve them.

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  • 9. 

    What is the first step in the refutation strategy? 

    • A.

      Present the argument and evidence for your point of view

    • B.

      Present the opposing point of view

    • C.

      Show the negative outcomes of the opposing point of view

    • D.

      Show how your point of view is more desirable than the opposing side

    Correct Answer
    B. Present the opposing point of view
    Explanation
    In the refutation strategy, the first step is to present the opposing point of view. This involves acknowledging and explaining the arguments and evidence that support the opposing side's perspective. By doing so, it sets the stage for a comprehensive and effective refutation, as it allows for a thorough examination and critique of the opposing arguments.

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