Section 2.2—quiz: Speaking And Presentations

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  • 1. 
    Miriam is giving a five-minute speech at the next manager’s meeting. She’ll be explaining the new ordering system that they have implemented in the purchasing department. What type of presentation is she giving?
    • A. 

      Informal

    • B. 

      Persuasive

    • C. 

      Informative

    • D. 

      Expository

  • 2. 
    Harrison is preparing part of a speech that he will be presenting at the next annual sales meeting. He lists the supporting points in logical sequence and provides benefits to the audience for each point. What part of his presentation is he preparing?
    • A. 

      Introduction

    • B. 

      Main body

    • C. 

      Conclusion

    • D. 

      Visual aids

  • 3. 
    Which of the following guidelines should not be used when preparing a visual aid?
    • A. 

      Use the KISS system.

    • B. 

      Use graphics.

    • C. 

      Use plenty of color.

    • D. 

      Develop titles for your visual aids.

  • 4. 
    Keeping your shoulders turned toward the audience is an example of:
    • A. 

      Posture.

    • B. 

      Movement

    • C. 

      Orientation.

    • D. 

      Gestures.

  • 5. 
    What values are important to my audience? Why does the audience need the information I want to present? What might keep audience members from doing what I want them to do or understanding what I want them to understand? What is the audience’s demographic profile?
    • A. 

      Define volume, pitch, tone, and pace.

    • B. 

      How does movement affect a presentation?

    • C. 

      List the elements in the environment that a speaker should control.

    • D. 

      How can text be kept legible on a visual aid?

    • E. 

      What questions can you consider to analyze an audience?

  • 6. 
    Use at least 18-point font size.
    • A. 

      Define volume, pitch, tone, and pace

    • B. 

      How does movement affect a presentation?

    • C. 

      List the elements in the environment that a speaker should control.

    • D. 

      How can text be kept legible on a visual aid?

    • E. 

      What questions can you consider to analyze an audience?

  • 7. 
    Microphone, lights, seating, equipment, handouts and flipcharts.
    • A. 

      Define volume, pitch, tone, and pace

    • B. 

      How does movement affect a presentation?

    • C. 

      Elements in the environment that a speaker should control.

    • D. 

      How can text be kept legible on a visual aid?

    • E. 

      What questions can you consider to analyze an audience?

  • 8. 
    Moving closer to the audience can emphasize main points.  Movement can detract from a presentation if the speaker wrings hands, or keeps them in pockets, behind back, or folded in front. 
    • A. 

      Define volume, pitch, tone, and pace

    • B. 

      How does movement affect a presentation?

    • C. 

      List the elements in the environment that a speaker should control.

    • D. 

      How can text be kept legible on a visual aid?

    • E. 

      What questions can you consider to analyze an audience?

  • 9. 
    Volume is how loud or soft a voice is. Pitch is how high or low. Tone refers to the inflections of one’s voice. Pace is how quickly or slowly one speaks.
    • A. 

      Define volume, pitch, tone, and pace

    • B. 

      How does movement affect a presentation?

    • C. 

      List the elements in the environment that a speaker should control.

    • D. 

      How can text be kept legible on a visual aid?

    • E. 

      What questions can you consider to analyze an audience?