Test Your Presentation/Public Speaking Skills!

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Test Your Presentation/Public Speaking Skills! - Quiz

Challenge yourself and find out how good your presentation skills really are! Wishing you a happy learning experience!This quiz was created by Karin Schroeck-Singh, Founder of www. CareerHeads. Com


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the best way to give a presentation?
    • A. 

      Reading content from the slides

    • B. 

      Elaborating on the content from the slides

    • C. 

      Using a text-to-speech software which will read the contents from the slides automatically

  • 2. 
    What is your view on interacting with the audience during a presentation?
    • A. 

      Interacting with the audience is important.

    • B. 

      Interacting with the audience is not essential.

    • C. 

      Interacting with the audience is risky since you don't know what they are going to say

  • 3. 
    How do you manage time during a presentation?
    • A. 

      I spend minimum time on the title slide and increase the time spent per slide as I progress through the presentation.

    • B. 

      I spend maximum time on the title slide and decrease the time spent per slide as I progress through the presentation.

    • C. 

      I elaborate on each slide's content for a fixed amount of time, which is planned beforehand and do not waste too much time on a single slide.

  • 4. 
    What font size should be used in a presentation and why?
    • A. 

      Large font size, it helps people to see from a distance.

    • B. 

      Small font size, it helps in keeping a lot of content in a single slide.

    • C. 

      Very small font size, people do not need to be able to read the contents as they will be able to hear everything from the speech.

  • 5. 
    What is the best way to proofread presentation slides?
    • A. 

      Manual proofreading

    • B. 

      Automated proofreading

    • C. 

      Manual and automated proofreading

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a way to make any presentation interesting?
    • A. 

      Playing a loud background music

    • B. 

      Giving anecdotes and sharing personal experiences

    • C. 

      Giving movie tickets at the end of each slide

  • 7. 
    What is your view on sharing your online presence (Twitter username etc.) during a presentation?
    • A. 

      It is necessary as it gives the audience ways to interact with the presenter later and it also adds a flavor of professionalism to the presentation.

    • B. 

      It is unnecessary because it makes the audience feel irritated

    • C. 

      Whether it's necessary or unnecessary depends on the audience.

  • 8. 
    How should you use index cards during a presentation?
    • A. 

      Index cards should be used to write down all the content of the speech.

    • B. 

      Index cards should be used to write down details and they really help during a long presentation.

    • C. 

      Index cards should ideally not be used. The speech should possibly be delivered in a natural and spontaneous way.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a way to make a good presentation great?
    • A. 

      Using different font colours on every slide.

    • B. 

      Using different background colour on every slide.

    • C. 

      Using good quotes from reputed sources.

  • 10. 
    What will you do if you see that during your presentation a person on the front row is checking tweets?
    • A. 

      I will leave the room immediately.

    • B. 

      I will continue with my presentation and shortly afterwards ask that person a question in order to get their attention.

    • C. 

      I will stop, ask the person to stop checking tweets and then continue with my presentation.

  • 11. 
    What is your perspective about proofreading presentation slides?
    • A. 

      Proofreading is completely unnecessary and is a total waste of time.

    • B. 

      Proofreading is very important and necessary since it shows also your professionalism and attention to detail.

    • C. 

      It doesn't make a difference whether there are mistakes in the slides or not.

  • 12. 
    What do you think about the role of hand motions in a presentation?
    • A. 

      Hand motions play no role and should not be used.

    • B. 

      Hand motions can be used intelligently to emphasize important points.

    • C. 

      Hands shoeuld be kept in your pockets most of the time.

  • 13. 
    What do you think about keeping a mobile phone during a presentation?
    • A. 

      A presenter should not keep his mobile phone with him during a presentation.

    • B. 

      A presenter should keep at least two mobile phones with him during a presentation.

    • C. 

      A presenter should keep his mobile phone with him in keypad locked mode.

  • 14. 
    What role do animations play in a presentation?
    • A. 

      If used intelligently they improve viewing experience.

    • B. 

      They improve viewing experience even if used unintelligently.

    • C. 

      Animations play no interesting role and should be used only in presentations for kids.

  • 15. 
    What should you do if a person from the audience expresses his disagreement with you during a presentation?
    • A. 

      You will start a debate with that person and continue that until he agrees with you.

    • B. 

      You will appreciate his disagreement politely and continue with your presentation.

    • C. 

      You will completely ignore him and continue with your presentation.

  • 16. 
    Which of the following websites can help you improve your presentation skills?
    • A. 

      TED

    • B. 

      Quora

    • C. 

      Disqus

  • 17. 
    What is the best way to divide the information in a slide in digestible chunks?
    • A. 

      Bullets & Numbering

    • B. 

      Video clip

    • C. 

      Audio clip

  • 18. 
    What should be the first thing that you should do before you begin giving an online presentation?
    • A. 

      You should check that the attendees can hear you and see the screen which you have shared with them.

    • B. 

      You should tell the attendees to submit their email IDs

    • C. 

      You should show them your favorite commercials.

  • 19. 
    What is the most popular presentation tool?
    • A. 

      Preszentit

    • B. 

      PowerPoint

    • C. 

      SlideRocket

  • 20. 
    What is the KISS rule of presentation?
    • A. 

      Keep it simple stupid: Presentation should be delivered in a simple manner, not in an overly complicated manner.

    • B. 

      Keep it soft silly: Presentation should be delivered in a soft and silly tone.

    • C. 

      Keep it shiny sophisticated: Presentation should be delivered with shiny slides and sophisticated content.

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is an appropriate background colour for a presentation about legal software?
    • A. 

      Very bright pink

    • B. 

      Very bright yellow

    • C. 

      White

  • 22. 
    What should you not put in a presentation?
    • A. 

      Content which hurts sentiments of people belonging to a particular religion, race or ethnicity.

    • B. 

      Animation

    • C. 

      Multimedia content

  • 23. 
    When should you show a bibliography in a presentation?
    • A. 

      Before the title slide

    • B. 

      In the middle

    • C. 

      In the end

  • 24. 
    What should you do just before a presentation?
    • A. 

      I should eat lots of food so that I don't feel hungry.

    • B. 

      I should relax.

    • C. 

      I should think about my problems and how to solve them.

  • 25. 
    Which of the following fonts are appropriate for the content slides in an office presentation?
    • A. 

      Times New Roman

    • B. 

      Homemade Apple

    • C. 

      Stencil

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