5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- 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
- During the speech introduction, the audience decides whether or not they are interested in the topic and the speaker. To build credibility, a speaker should establish his or her...
A. family background
B. supporting material
- Using a story as a speech introduction...
A. personalizes issues
B. makes ideas irrelevant
C. discourages identification
D. makes the speech longer
- If a source used in a speech requires credit in written for, it also...
A. Requires consent from the author
B. Should be mentioned before the speaker's findings
C. Needs to be quoted directly
D. Should be acknowledged orally as another person's work
- Wen citing source material in References and orally, the speaker should include...
- a D. Should be acknowledged orally as another person's work
- b B. specific purpose
- c A. personalizes issues
- d the title and year of publication
- e C. qualifications
5 Multiple choice questions
- sources that are both reliable and credible
- A. introduction
- information gathered by others
- C. ethnocentrism
- A. Open-ended
5 True/False questions
When selecting a speech topic, a speaker should first consider which of the following as a guide?
A. the time limit of the speech
B. his or her interests
C. serious issues
D. historical events → C. both what do I want the audience to learn or believe and what do I personally want to achieve by delivering this speech?
Research indicates that audiences prefer speeches that contain _______ main points.
A. one to two
B. two to five
C. five to ten
D. at least six → B. two to five
Speech conclusions fulfill which of the following functions?
A. alerting the audience that the speech is coming to an end
B. summarizing the key points of the speech
C. challenging the audience to respond
D. all the above → D. all the above
The _________ speech purpose answers the question, "Why am I speaking on this topic for this particular audience and occasion?"
D. persuasive → A. general
A speech introduction is designed to...
A. arouse the audience's attention and motivate the audience to accept the speaker's goals
B. provide an in-depth discussion of the topic.
C. review and discuss all the main points of a speech.
D. arouse the audience's attention, motivate the audience to accept the speaker's goals, provide an in-depth discussion of he topic, and review and discuss al the main points of a speech → D. arouse the audience's attention, motivate the audience to accept the speaker's goals, provide an in-depth discussion of he topic, and review and discuss al the main points of a speech