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Arts and Humanities
Comm 101 Final Exam
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A person who participates in the public dialogue would demonstrate civility by doing which of the following
Researchers estimate that _____ of a typical college student's day is spent listening to others
When speaking to a group of senior citizens about the benefits of the internet and information technology, Nathat mentioned concepts such as click-through rates, cycle times, and P2P sharing. His audience quickly grew bored, and many left the room. What caused poor listening during Nathan's speech?
Listening and hearing refer to the same process
Your textbook defines _____________ as "Care and concern for others, the thoughtful use of words and language, and the flexibility to see the many sides of an issue."
Jamal is the spokesperson for a group that supports more charter schools. Although his organization's posistion is consistent, Jamal will give a different speech to a group of parents than to a group of legislators. This is because Jamal knows that public speaking is _____________.
People who have communication apprehension in any situation have what?
Anything that hinders or stops a listener from attending to and receiving a message is _____________.
Regina is giving an informative speech about a historical fire that took place in her hometown. She refers to the people who fought the fire as firefighters rather than firemen. This is an example of what?
Gender inclusive language
The statement "The jury included three Asian-American women and five men" is an example of what?
This is the term for when a speech's broad goal is, for example, to inform, to invite, to persuade, to introduce, to commemorate, or to accept.
Marissa is giving an informative speech about farming organin produce. Which of the following would be a correct specific purpose statement?
To inform my audience of the process of planting, harvesting, and preparing organic foods.
If your goal is to explore, discuss, dialogue, or understand, then you are speaking to _____________.
The following statement is an example of what?"Some of the programs offered by Neighbor-to-Neighbor include mortgage counseling, rental assistance, and transitional housing."
According to your text, fillers, such as "like," "you know," and "okay" are _____________.
Problematic because they are examples of overly simple language
The speaker who is concerned about knowing the positions, perspectives, and prior knowledge of their listeners is being audience _____________.
The phrase "to commemorate" refers to which aspect of the speech development process?
general purpose statement
The specific purpose of Tonya's speech at the local town meeting is "to convince my audience to reduce water use by landscaping with native Southwestern plants."What is the general purpose of this speech?
When you want survey respondents to answer you in an unrestricted way, you should ask _____________.
open ended questions
Significant positions occupied by a person within society can affect that person's identity in almost all social situations are called _____________.
Hector's speech at the neighborhood block party had the following thesis statement: "The city's Green Spark program offers free home audits that will help you save money on energy bills, so set up an appointment at out booth today."What is the general purpose of Hector's speech?
The belief that our own cultural perspective, norms, and ways of organizing society are superior to others is known as _____________.
which of the following is a summary of the text in an article or publication?
An unethical form of presenting work created from several different sources as your own.
patch work plagiarism
Direct eye contact is culturally appropriate in all situations.
You should check the date that a web page was created or update to evaluate it for _____________.
A story that takes only a short time to tell and illustrates a specific point is _____________.
A brief narrative
An assertion that must be proved is also known as a/an _____________
When a speaker gives an informative speech about their college's progress from the 60's to the 70's to the 80's and then to the 90's, they are using a _____________ pattern of organization.
If your speech topic is phobias and your subtopics are social and specific phobias, then your organizational pattern is
If you were planning a speech about how to avoid being lonely and make friends on campus by joining clubs, the best pattern for you would be:
A _____________ develops an aspect of a main point.
"In discussing the production of batik, I'll explain the four steps: the preparation of the cloth, the making of the dyes, the application of the dye, and the setting of the image in the cloth" is an example of which type of connective?
You can do this to gain the trust of your audience:
establish credibility with the audience
To remind your audience what the core idea of your speech is, you must include which of the following in your conclusion?
a summary of your main points
A question to a speaker asks that an audience is not supposed to answer out loud but rather in their own minds is called a/an _____________.
a rhetorical question
Which of the following is NOT one of the four objectives you need to accomplish an introduction?
reinforce your thesis statement
f you choose to speak about a Ford Mustang rather than your car you are using what kind of language?
Personal experience is not a source you should use in doing research on your specific topic.
The term for attributing human characteristics to nonhuman objects or concepts is _____________.
"Ask not what your parents can do for your fututre, but what you can do for your future" is an example of _____________.
If a word is central to your claim, then you should check the dictionary for its definition.
Oral style is when you speak like one tends to write in formal writing
A speech that is carefully prepared and practiced and then delivered from brief notes is a/an:
Conrad P. Smith, M.D., a famous heart surgeon, was asked to deliver the keynote address at a national conference. His speech will later be published in a well-known medical journal. What type of speech delivery is he most likely to use?
When conducting research for a speech, what is a primary concern regarding the information found on the internet?
Zach is preparing a speech on the risks and benefits of large solar power arrays. Which of the following websites should Zach avoid using as research due to possible bias?
Which of the following is a guideline for effective use of a photograph as a visual aid?
Avoid using a photograph
When using visual aid, you should:
use it only when you discuss is
Stealing an entire speech from a single source and presenting it as your own is known as _____________.
For maximum effectiveness, it is a good idea to distribute a handout during a meeting.
According to research, visual information can assist with information recall.
Which of the following statements in a speech will the audience find to be the most credible?
The American Journal of Pediatrics reported last June....
Which organizational pattern is illustrated in the following thesis statement: The 3 different types of snow skiing include telemarketing, downhill and cross country
Brittany is giving a speech about the used book store where she works as a volunteer....... what kind of order
which of the following objectives needs to be accomplished in the conclusion of a speech
bring speech to an end and reinforce your thesis
While culture can have a significant effect on communication, it doesn't really influence public speaking.
which of the following is not one of the components of the model of the public speaking process
research suggest that most people are nervous about all aspects of public speaking true or false
which of the following is not an effective way to manage distracted or disruptive audience
single out disruptive audience members
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