Quiz 7 - Week 7

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Persuasive Speaking & Methods10 T/F, 1 attempt, 15 minutes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The general goal of persuasive speeches is to influence, advocate, or ask listeners to accept the speaker's point of view.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The persuasive speaker's objective is to limit the audience's alternatives to the side the speaker represents by ignoring unfavorable alternatives altogether.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The persuader who seeks only minor changes is usually more successful at achieving them than the speaker who seeks major changes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Speaker similarity involves listeners' perceptions of how similar the speaker is to themselves, especially in terms of attitudes and moral character.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Claims of policy generally contain the word should and speak to an �ought� condition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Claims of value address issues of judgment and attempt to show why something is right or wrong, good or bad, worthy or unworthy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A claim declares some state of affairs and is often presented as a thesis statement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The nature of the target audience is an important factor to consider when selecting your organizational pattern.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The organizational pattern that can soften the reservations of a hostile audience is the refutation pattern of organization.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Claims of policy fit naturally into the problem-solution pattern of arrangement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False