Test Your Presentation Skills: Quiz!

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Test Your Presentation Skills: Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How you say things is more important than ________ 
    • A. 

      Slides

    • B. 

      What you say

    • C. 

      Voice techniques

    • D. 

      Eye contact

  • 2. 
    What is the most important visual in a presentation?
    • A. 

      Body Language

    • B. 

      Voice Techniques

    • C. 

      The presenter

    • D. 

      Closing

  • 3. 
    What percentage of the time should you be looking at your audience?
    • A. 

      100%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      95%

    • D. 

      75%

  • 4. 
    What is the guaranteed way to lose connection with your audience?
    • A. 

      Poor body language

    • B. 

      Speaking too softly

    • C. 

      Not making any eye contact

    • D. 

      Not being prepared

  • 5. 
    When presenting, what are the 2 main reasons presenters stop looking at the audience?
    • A. 

      They are nervous 2. They forget what they were going to say.

    • B. 

      They need to look at their notes. 2. They are nervous.

    • C. 

      They need to look at their notes. 2. They are looking at their slides.

    • D. 

      They are having technical problems. 2. They are nervous.

  • 6. 
    You should use your hands when you present.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    When presenting to a large group, the most effective gestures come from the wrist and elbows.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Your facial expressions must support what you are saying.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What percentage of our impression (feeling or opinion) from a communication comes from words said?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      17

  • 10. 
    When presenting to a large group, how many people should you pick out to make eye contact with?
    • A. 

      3-7

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      All of them

    • D. 

      5

  • 11. 
    What is the voice technique that you can use to slow down your pace to make your sentences easier to understand and more effective?
    • A. 

      Pauses

    • B. 

      Intensifiers

    • C. 

      Phrases

    • D. 

      Articulates

  • 12. 
    Your facial expressions must support what you are saying?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    You should use your hands when you are presenting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    You should find someone that presents well and copy them exactly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    When not gesturing, the hands should sit quietly at the sides of the presenter.  This is called:
    • A. 

      Open position

    • B. 

      Zero position

    • C. 

      Casual position

    • D. 

      Formal position

  • 16. 
    When speaking, the sounds will be clear if you do not rush your words?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Group words into phrases according to their meaning and make pauses between the phrases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What are the 3 key points of general advice for voice techniques?
    • A. 

      Articulate, exaggerate, emphasize

    • B. 

      Articulate, pause, phrase

    • C. 

      Articulate, keep your sentences short, check the spelling of difficult words

    • D. 

      Articulate, check the spelling of difficult words, speak up

  • 19. 
    It is always a good idea to exaggerate it a little, it helps to get your message across persuasively.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    In general, you should slow down to make your most important points.  This gives your message time to sink in.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Summarizing may contain new information and must be short.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Try to prepare your conclusion ____________ you prepare the rest of the talk.
    • A. 

      As soon as

    • B. 

      While

    • C. 

      Before

    • D. 

      After

  • 23. 
    Which selection contains the five items in the Conclusion Structure?
    • A. 

      Signaling the end, summarizing, conclusion, results, sources

    • B. 

      Introduction, outline, body, closing, inviting questions / discussion

    • C. 

      Signaling the end, summarizing, conclusion, closing, inviting questions / discussion

    • D. 

      Signaling the end, main points, restating the problem, solutions, inviting questions / discussion

  • 24. 
    The number of your main points in your summary cannot be more than 6.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A rhetorical question is a question that is asked only for effect, and generally, an answer or response is not expected.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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