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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. When setting goals for a speech, the speaker should ask...
    A. What do I want the audience to learn or believe?
    B. What do I personally want to achieve by delivering this speech?
    C. both what do I want the audience to learn or believe and what do I personally want to achieve by delivering this speech?
    D. neither what do I want the audience to learn or believe nor what do I personally want to achieve by delivering this speech?
  2. Which of the following is true of spoken language...
    A. It is more conversational than written language
    B. It always occurs informal settings
    C. Listeners expect spoken language to be more formal than written language.
    D. Spoken language is more conversational than written language, it always occurs in informal settings, and listeners expect spoken language to be more formal that written language.
  3. The ______ is an explicit statement of what you expect your speech to accomplish.
    A. general purpose
    B. specific purpose
    C audience analysis
    D. topic selection
  4. The Athenians demonstrated their oratorical talent in a public space called a...
    A. public forum
    B. deliberative forum
    C. city-state
    D. agora
  5. Which of the following represents... the process a message goes through when it is received and interpreted?
    A. channel ' receiver ' decoding
    B. source ' receiver ' encoding ' decoding
    C. source ' encoding ' receiver ' decoding
    D. source ' receiver ' channel
  1. a C. both what do I want the audience to learn or believe and what do I personally want to achieve by delivering this speech?
  2. b A. It is more conversational than written language
  3. c D. Agora
  4. d B. specific purpose
  5. e C. source ' encoding ' receiver ' decoding

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A. the audience holds attitudes and beliefs about the topic similar to the speaker's but needs direction in taking action
  2. Denotative meaning
  3. D. all the above
  4. D. Have a sound grasp of the subject, display sound resigning skills, and are honest and straightforward
  5. A. personalizes issues

5 True/False questions

  1. To discuss a topic in terms of its underlying causes, a speaker should use which pattern of arrangement?
    A. topical
    B. chronological
    C. spatial
    D. causal
    C. causal

          

  2. Anything that influences the speaker, the audience, the speech, the occasion, or the situation is called...
    A. context
    B. goals
    C. outcome
    D. communication process
    A. context

          

  3. To stress natural division in a topic, a speaker should use which patter of arrangement?
    A. topical
    B. chronological
    C. spatial
    D. casual
    A. topical

          

  4. The summary portion of the speech conclusion should not...
    A. "tell the audience what you've already told them."
    B. summarize each main point of the speech
    C. mention each supporting point of the speech
    D. comment one the significance of each main point
    C. mention each support point of the speech

          

  5. To explain the physical arrangement of a place, a scene, or an object, a speaker should use which pattern of arrangement?
    A. chronological
    B. spatial
    C. causal
    D. topical
    supply the name and qualification of the source

          

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