Public Speaking Quiz 1

35 Questions | Total Attempts: 148

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  • 1. 
    ________ messages consist of what is seen.
  • 2. 
    Public speaking is different from regular conversation in that...
    • A. 

      It is more planned

    • B. 

      It is more formal

    • C. 

      The audience interacts

    • D. 

      It has limited interaction

  • 3. 
    ______ messages consist of what is heard.
  • 4. 
    The ________ is the source of information
  • 5. 
    __________ cultures, like the US and Germany, expect speakers to say what they mean and tell it like it is.
  • 6. 
    Low Power Distance is when
    • A. 

      All people are created equal and afforded opportunity regardless of social status like the US, israel and Norway

    • B. 

      People have a place in society and social structure, like Saudi Arabia and Iraq

  • 7. 
    Physical or phsiological distractions like a cold or personal problem are considered " ______ noise"
  • 8. 
    High Power Distance is when
    • A. 

      All people are created equal and afforded opportunity regardless of social status like the US, israel and Norway

    • B. 

      People have a place in society and social structure, like Saudi Arabia and Iraq

  • 9. 
    __________cultures, like Japan an and Mexico rely on contextual cues in speech and interpret what is said while relying on nonverbal, implied and sublte messages.
  • 10. 
    A Speaker must be aware of _______ dimensions of their audience. 
  • 11. 
    Sounds that distract from the talk, like a lawn mower outside is considered " ________ noise"
  • 12. 
    __________________ Cultures have more rules, rituals and regualtions.
  • 13. 
    When being audience centered, a speaker should look for all of these except
    • A. 

      Nods in agreement

    • B. 

      Friendly faces

    • C. 

      Smiles and positive facial expressions

    • D. 

      People who seem to be distracted

  • 14. 
    Type outline in caps and ______ - space to make it easy to scan
  • 15. 
    The US is a ______ uncertainty culture.
  • 16. 
    ___________ is usually a poor way to deliver a speech
    • A. 

      Glancing at notes

    • B. 

      Reading

    • C. 

      Following an outline

  • 17. 
    Craft messages to the needs of the __________!
  • 18. 
    ____ contact provides instant feedback
  • 19. 
    A _____________ speech can be just as bad as one that is read.
  • 20. 
    Males are more _________ oriented, ambitious and assertive
  • 21. 
    Check all that may go wrong with a memorized speech
    • A. 

      Sounds stiff

    • B. 

      Know it too well

    • C. 

      Forget parts

    • D. 

      May blank out

  • 22. 
    You can increase volume by speaking from the __________
  • 23. 
    _____________ cultures are more adventures, minimize rules and regultios and welcome differing opinions
  • 24. 
    Which of these are ways to build confidence?
    • A. 

      Preparation

    • B. 

      Don't worry about it, what you need to say will come to you when you give the speech

    • C. 

      Dont procrastinate- jump right in and prepare

    • D. 

      Select appropriate topics

    • E. 

      Write it the night before so its fresh in your mind

    • F. 

      Speak on something the audience is not interested and that you don't know much about

    • G. 

      Channel your nervous energy

  • 25. 
    Distribute handouts _________ the talk if possible
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