The Art Of Public Speaking - Quiz

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The Art Of Public Speaking - Quiz

Ever wondered how good are you in the art of public speaking? Public speaking is giving a speech right in front of a live audience, face to face. But, due to the evolution of this art, public speaking is modernly seen as any form of speaking between audience and a speaker. Public Speaking is an important skill to conquer and you have to take this quiz to understand it better. Go for it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Features that Public Speaking is Grounded in
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Free Speech

    • C. 

      Personal Opinions

    • D. 

      Right to Dialogue

    • E. 

      Government Policy

  • 2. 
    Select the reasons why one public speaks?
    • A. 

      Announce Truth and Sincerity

    • B. 

      Celebrate

    • C. 

      Persuade

    • D. 

      Manipulate

    • E. 

      Inform

  • 3. 
    The anxiety or fear related to speaking in public
    • A. 

      Talking Phobia

    • B. 

      Stress related Anxiety

    • C. 

      Speech Anxiety

    • D. 

      Public Speaking Scaries

  • 4. 
    Imagining yourself succeeding in a public speaking situation is an example of what?
    • A. 

      Reframing

    • B. 

      Preparation

    • C. 

      Breathing techniques

    • D. 

      Visualization

  • 5. 
    T or F: Example of Selective Listening -  When someone absorbs only some of the information from a speech due to personal interests and social categories
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    [Blank] refers to use listening techniques to engage the speakers and respond in verbal & non-verbal ways
  • 7. 
    Select the Contextual Considerations of Public Speaking
    • A. 

      Culture

    • B. 

      Climate

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Timing

    • E. 

      Natural Environment

    • F. 

      Diversity

  • 8. 
    T or F: Ethics should not consider how individuals will respond because the speech is about what the speaker wants to share
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    T or F: Speakers have a responsibility to the listeners to be honest
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When asking the host about the space, visiting it, and incorporating the space into the speech what part of speech analysis is happening?
    • A. 

      Audience Size

    • B. 

      Physical location

    • C. 

      Technological capacity

    • D. 

      Speech Length

  • 11. 
    "The process of studying an audience before, during, and after a speech" 
    • A. 

      Speech Preparation

    • B. 

      Audience Analysis

    • C. 

      Contextual Considerations

    • D. 

      Speech Situation Analysis

  • 12. 
    Points to consider when selecting a speech topic
    • A. 

      Controversy

    • B. 

      Speech Situation

    • C. 

      Interests

    • D. 

      Audiences

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Select the important components of Research
    • A. 

      Build credibility and trust

    • B. 

      Improves speech quality

    • C. 

      It is a requirement for any kind of speech

    • D. 

      Enriches the speech

  • 14. 
    Credibility, Accuracy, Reliability, and Support (CARS) is an acronym that explains what?
    • A. 

      Understanding the constraints of research

    • B. 

      How to evaluate a source

    • C. 

      How to reference sources

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    T or F: References are not required for speeches because they're auditory
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    T or F: Use reliable sources during the speech to prove credibility
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    "Explicit preference for certain characteristics, beliefs, ideas, etc." 
    • A. 

      Bias

    • B. 

      Prejudice

    • C. 

      Discrimination

    • D. 

      Preference

  • 18. 
    T or F: All sources are of equal value
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The rule of [Blank] explains how many points one should make and remember from a speech 
  • 20. 
    T or F: The audience often remembers the mood or tone 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    T or F: Using personal stories is an unprofessional way to connect with the audience
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    What is the purpose of an introduction
    • A. 

      Provide closure to the audience

    • B. 

      Build trust, goodwill and credibility

    • C. 

      Challenge preconceived ideas

    • D. 

      Connect and move fluidly between points

  • 23. 
    What strategies are used in Transitions?
    • A. 

      Share the thesis statement

    • B. 

      Use attention getters

    • C. 

      Use a call to action

    • D. 

      Using mental signposts and provide internal previews

  • 24. 
    What is the purpose of a conclusion?
    • A. 

      Provide closure to the audience and reinforce the thesis

    • B. 

      Use attention getters

    • C. 

      Connect the main points

    • D. 

      Provide a preview of the points

  • 25. 
    Select the options of crafting words that would produce a positive interaction
    • A. 

      Avoid slangs

    • B. 

      Using complex language to appear intelligent

    • C. 

      Using concrete imagery

    • D. 

      Be accurate

    • E. 

      Use biases if it seems justified

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