Oral Presentation Techniques Quiz

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The following is a quiz based on the "Oral Presentation Techniques" tutorial by Patrick Naval.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a myth about presenting?
    • A. 

      A great presentation requires planning.

    • B. 

      Good speakers are all naturals.

    • C. 

      Constructive criticisms are not the best ways to improve.

    • D. 

      Never videotape yourself presenting.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements is false?
    • A. 

      Most professional institutions and workplaces emphasize on teams.

    • B. 

      We are currently in the information age, learning how to communicate has never been so prevalent.

    • C. 

      Presentation skills can't lead to work advancements.

    • D. 

      Hierarchies in professional institutions are becoming more interactive and participatory.

  • 3. 
    You work for an airline corporation that emits high levels of CO2 each year. You are aware of the latest eco-friendly technologies. In a presentation, how can you improve your chances of engaging your CEO?
    • A. 

      Use basic facts and figures.

    • B. 

      Use stories that can trigger an emotional response.

    • C. 

      Have a prize at the end of your presentation.

    • D. 

      Dress well.

  • 4. 
    You are in a presentation, which of the following is the best way to start a story?
    • A. 

      "I have a story that is mind boggling!"

    • B. 

      "For centuries, people have wondered.."

    • C. 

      "Imagine that you are in a beach."

    • D. 

      "A guy walks in to a bar."

  • 5. 
    You're presenting to your company's latest recruits. They are all nervous and they don't know each other. You sense that they are intimidated by you, a seasoned veteran. Where should you position yourself in a stage?
    • A. 

      Beside them

    • B. 

      Hide behind the stage

    • C. 

      Center of stage

    • D. 

      Left of stage

  • 6. 
    During your presentation, you notice that your fellow employees are starting to lose interest. Which of the following lines has the best chance of getting their interest back?
    • A. 

      "Guys, listen up!"

    • B. 

      "Excuse me, please pay attention"

    • C. 

      "With a show of hands, who here has watched a foreign film?"

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 7. 
    What are the three P's?
    • A. 

      Plan, prove, prepare

    • B. 

      Plan, prepare, prove

    • C. 

      Prepare, practice, provide

    • D. 

      Plan, prepare, practice

  • 8. 
    When practicing your presentation, what should you always do?
    • A. 

      Have a practice-run.

    • B. 

      Over practice.

    • C. 

      Arrive fashionably late.

    • D. 

      Memorize your presentation line by line.

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