Quiz 5 Week 5

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Introductions, Conclusions, and Supporting material 10 T/F, 1 attempt, 15 minutes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Audience members decide in the first five seconds of a speech whether they will give their full attention to the speaker and believe what he or she has to say.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The first challenge a speaker faces in developing an introduction is to win the audience's attention.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Using a story in an introduction can make the speaker's ideas concrete and colorful.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In the conclusion, the speaker should not reiterate the topic and speech purpose.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Speakers should avoid using quotations from poetry during conclusions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A speaker can effectively signal closure by adjusting the manner of delivery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Examples in a speech weaken understanding by making ideas less concrete.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Citing the sources for your supporting material is equally important to the types of supporting material you select.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Most people require some type of evidence before they will accept a speaker's position or claims.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A source is likely to be more credible if it includes information about the methods used to generate the data and why the data was collected.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False