Types Of Speech Quiz Questions And Answers

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We all know what a speech is like and why it is used. But are you aware of the types of speeches? Try this 'Types of speech quiz' that is given below. This test consists of informative questions and answers that will check your understanding of the broad 4 categories of speeches- demonstrative, informative, persuasive, and entertainment. Choose the letter of the best answer choice for the following descriptions of the four types of speeches. So, are you ready?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Jim is my best friend, so I don't know why he chose me to give the toast today. I have so many funny stories to tell that this birthday celebration may turn into a roast.
    • A. 

      Demonstrative

    • B. 

      Informative

    • C. 

      Persuasive

    • D. 

      Entertainment

  • 2. 
    As the President of the United States it is my responsibility to keep you informed about the state of the country's economy.
    • A. 

      Demonstrative

    • B. 

      Informative

    • C. 

      Persuasive

    • D. 

      Entertainment

  • 3. 
    Before you cook your pasta, be sure to add a teaspoon of vegetable oil in your pot of water.
    • A. 

      Demonstrative

    • B. 

      Informative

    • C. 

      Persuasive

    • D. 

      Entertainment

  • 4. 
    Parents should send their children away to boarding school during their high school years. Students will get the opportunity to learn responsibility. Parents will begin to respect the independence of their children. Lastly, boarding school teaches students how to think more critically without the crutch of their familiar surroundings.
    • A. 

      Demonstrative

    • B. 

      Informative

    • C. 

      Persuasive

    • D. 

      Entertainment

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is an example of an informative speech?
    • A. 

      An explanation why uniforms should be banned

    • B. 

      An instructional video

    • C. 

      A morning annoucement

    • D. 

      A toast at a wedding

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not an example of a demonstrative speech? 
    • A. 

      How to make Koolaid

    • B. 

      Steps to create a Powerpoint presentation

    • C. 

      Ways to earn an A in math class

    • D. 

      Why teachers should get paid the same as doctors

  • 7. 
    The company president presenting information about last quarter's sales to a group of board members is an example of _______ type of speech. 
    • A. 

      Informative 

    • B. 

      Demonstrative

    • C. 

      Entertainment

    • D. 

      Persuasive

  • 8. 
    Which of these is NOT a type of informative speech?
    • A. 

      Speeches about objects

    • B. 

      Speeches about concepts

    • C. 

      Speeches about processes

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The after-dinner speech is a typical example of __________ type of speech. 
    • A. 

      Demonstrative

    • B. 

      Persuasive

    • C. 

      Entertaining

    • D. 

      Informative

  • 10. 
    Angela is giving a speech on the topic of 'Ten steps to writing a moving business plan'. This topic will be categorized into _______ type of speech. 
    • A. 

      Persuasive 

    • B. 

      Informative

    • C. 

      Demonstrative

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