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Quiz 4

Speech Quiz 4
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Listeners' understanding of a speech is directly linked to how well it is organized.
True
The thesis statement expresses the goal of the speech, whereas the specific purpose statement expresses the theme or central idea of the speech.
False
Research has shown that audiences can comfortably take in between eight and ten main points.
False
Transitions should only be used between the introduction and the body of your speech.
False
Organizing the speech is also called ______ by classical rhetoricians.
arrangement
Which of the following expresses the goal of the speech?
specific purpose statement
To describe a series of developments in time or a set of actions that occur sequentially, a speaker should use which pattern of arrangement?
chronological
To describe or explain the physical arrangement of a place, a scene, or an object, a speaker should use which pattern of arrangement?
spatial
To discuss a topic in terms of its underlying causes, a speaker should use which pattern of arrangement?
causal
To demonstrate the nature and significance of a problem and to provide justification for a proposed solution, a speaker should use which pattern of arrangement?
problem-solution
To stress natural divisions in a topic, a speaker should use which pattern of arrangement?
topical
If a speech consists of a story or series of short stories, which pattern of organization is the speaker using?
narrative
Which of the following outlines uses partial construction of the sentence form of each point?
phrase
Which of the following outlines uses a few cue words associated with each speech point?
key-word
Which of the following outline formats permits the least amount of eye contact?
sentence
The introduction should be prepared after the speech body is completed.
True
The introduction and the conclusion of the speech are more important than the body.
True
The conclusion should comprise about ______ of the speech.
one-sixth
A strong conclusion challenges audience members to put to use what the speaker has taught them.
True
The speaker's first step in the speech introduction is to gain the audience's _______.
attention