Persuasive Speaking Mini-quiz

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Take this mini-quiz to review the concepts of persuasive speaking.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The audience's perceptions of and attitudes toward a speaker comprise the speaker's:
    • A. 

      Persuasiveness

    • B. 

      Credibility

    • C. 

      Ethos

    • D. 

      Expertise

  • 2. 
    A factor that  will increase the odds that your efforts at persuasion will succeed is
    • A. 

      Seek only minor changes in the audience's attitudes

    • B. 

      Establish a common ground between yourself and the audience

    • C. 

      Leave your audience feeling satisfied and competent

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    The goal of a persuasive speech is to
    • A. 

      Influence audience choices

    • B. 

      Promote awareness about a topic

    • C. 

      Highlight a special occasion

    • D. 

      Ighten the mood with humor lighten the mood with humor