Oral Communication Exam 1 Prep

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Oral Communication Exam 1 Prep

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why Should We Study Public Speaking?
  • 2. 
    What are the 3 Main types of speeches and DEFINE them.
  • 3. 
    What is the Communication Process?
  • 4. 
    How does one ease speech anxiety?
  • 5. 
    How does one Analyze the Audience?
  • 6. 
    List all of the "Supporting Materials" a speech may contain.
  • 7. 
    Define a comparison
  • 8. 
    List the 4 steps of an Introduction.
  • 9. 
    List types of Visual Aids
  • 10. 
    List AND define the 5 stage of Listening.
  • 11. 
    How to overcome barriers for listening.
  • 12. 
    Define Ecoding
    • A. 

      How to best receive a message from the speaker

    • B. 

      How to best convey a message to the audience

    • C. 

      Learning of the Information being presented

  • 13. 
    Define Decoding
    • A. 

      Unveiling the hidden message of the speech

    • B. 

      Figuring out the code to the Speaker

    • C. 

      Attempt by receiver to determine the meaning of the message

  • 14. 
                             Codes include spoken and written words, while                       codes are what your voice actually sounds like, and                   codes are things the audience can see while you're delivering your speech.
  • 15. 
    External Noise is
    • A. 

      Inside the person

    • B. 

      Outside the person

  • 16. 
    Internal Noise is
    • A. 

      Inside the person

    • B. 

      Outside the person

  • 17. 
    Situational Anxiety is when some people are okay to speak until they know they are graded.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Trait Anxiety is deeper than situational and is harder to overcome
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Topic Selection includes all of the following EXCEPT...
    • A. 

      Extending what the audience knows

    • B. 

      Being interesting to the audience

    • C. 

      Communicating new information

    • D. 

      Updating old information

  • 20. 
    Topic Research includes all the following EXCEPT...
    • A. 

      Never rely on your own knowledge

    • B. 

      Don't rely only on the internet

    • C. 

      Use of books in unnecessary

    • D. 

      Cite anything that is not common knowledge

  • 21. 
    When analyzing internet sources make sure1. Author is Expert2 .Info is objective (not biased)3. Info is accurate4. Info is current
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Homogenous is defined as
    • A. 

      Members of a group have very little in common.

    • B. 

      Describing a member of a group who has a lot in common.

    • C. 

      Members of a group are split between being common and uncommon.

  • 23. 
    Heterogenous is defined as
    • A. 

      Members of a group have very little in common.

    • B. 

      Members of a group are split between being common and uncommon.

    • C. 

      Describing a member of a group who has a lot in common.

  • 24. 
    A                  is some sort of unsatisfied condition.When you have a deep seated principal that serves as a person guide this is a                . A feeling of approval or disapproval of a person, group, idea, or event is                         .A                         is a mental acceptance that something is true even if it cant be proved.
  • 25. 
    Visual supports are anything you can                           . While                          supports are words you use to clarify, prove, and add interest to a speech.
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