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Using your own experience for support in a speech is NOT acceptable

The most effective way to organize your speech is to divide your message into four parts: opening remarks, thesis, body, and conclusion

According to your text, which of the following would most likely be the place to begin to look for an initial speech topic

Which of the following was not listed as suggestions related to “develop the language of the speech with care”

Which is not a part of the conclusion

 “Take several deep breaths” is a suggestion for:

According to the book, the most important time to demonstrate ethical behavior is when choosing supporting material

Which of the following is a literal analogy

Professor Michael Motley’s research on speech tension indicates most people experience three stages of tension before and during a speech. Heart rate is usually at its highest level during:

Brianna gave a speech that was reasonable and interesting to her audience. However, after the first several minutes the audience had difficulty listening because Donna said “un,” “ah,” “you know,” and “er” repeatedly. The problem she had is:

One clear difference between the speech of demonstration and speeches of presentation and explanation is that the speech of demonstration benefits from presentational aids

Using pictures, charts, models, PowerPoint slides, and other presentational aids helps:

Burt, attending a Midwestern university, delivered his first speech in his public speaking class on the growing numbers of automobile accidents in Italy. The problem with his speech, however, essentially was

A speech that focuses on a process and the steps or gradual changes that lead to a result

Which goal is not part of the primary aims of informative speaking

Which of the following IS NOT one of the goals of informative speaking

When trying to determine the accuracy of information given in a speech, one of the things a speaker needs to do is consider the timeliness of the information

The difference between a "how" speech and a "how to" speech is that a "how to" speech focuses primarily on application, and a "how" speech focuses on understanding

"Ornate ambiguity" is the term used for a speaker who plans to be vague, sketchy, and considerably abstract

The goal in an informative speech is to communicate information and ideas in a way that your audience

Maslow’s hierarchy is a useful theory because it helps the persuasive speaker to understand bases of human motivations grounded in needs

In the habit of justice, we look for information to confirm or contradict a point of view

 “I am pleased and impressed to see so many of you turn out for the first meeting of our neighborhood association. We have an attractive, safe, and well-maintained neighborhood and tonight I am here to inspire us all to keep it this way.” This statement serves which persuasive general goal listed below

A(n)         is a pattern of reasoning that involves a major premise, minor premise, and conclusion

In the satisfaction step of the motivated sequence, you describe the problem you will address in your speech

Your audience may wonder whether you have the background to speak on a topic, whether you communicate confidence and control of your subject matter, and whether your message has any value. Your audience is reflecting on what dimension of speaker credibility

The appeals with the power to elicit pride, fear, guilt, anger, sadness, or hope are appeals to

Giving a persuasive speech on the topic, “The tuition at this university is too high,” is most likely to be considered a speech that

“Dynamism” in credibility studies refers to logical precision

Sara argues that employers’ threats to hire permanent replacement workers if employees strike have significantly reduced the number of strikes. This is an argument by

Which of the following is an example of a general purpose

Which of the following is a literal analogy

While freedom of speech is one of our fundamental rights, implied in this freedom is the speaker’s responsibility to avoid deception

One of the ways to control public speaking is to focus on your message and your audience, not yourself

According to your text, which of the following would most likely be the place to begin to look for an initial speech topic

Jessie referred to an study, reported on ScienceDaily, in which communication professors Amy Nathanson and Eric Rasmussen found that early TV exposure harms parent‑child communication. Jessie offered a quote from Nathanson and Rasmussen state this point. This is an example of which kind of support

Plagiarism involves using another’s work, words, or ideas without adequate acknowledgement

You will seldom, if ever, need to construct a full‑sentence outline

Which of the following is not one of the three possible general purposes for a speech

The most effective way to organize your speech is to divide your message into four parts: opening remarks, thesis, body, and conclusion

Which goal is not part of the primary aims of informative speaking

The key to informative speaking is supporting material

Visual aids can be used most speeches, but they can be particularly useful in what type of informative speech

Which of the following IS NOT one of the types of informative speaking

One clear difference between the speech of demonstration and speeches of presentation and explanation is that the speech of demonstration benefits from presentational aids

Which of the following WAS NOT identified as one of the guidelines for effective informative speaking

Saying “first, “second,” “third,” as you cover your three main points is an example of

 “Show trends” is one of the suggestions provided when discussing which goal of informative speaking

In theory, the authors note, informative and persuasive speeches are distinct. However in practice

The key difference between informative speaking and persuasive speaking is

 “Plagiarism is terribly dishonest for anyone who engages in it to complete an assignment” is an example of a proposition of value

Of the three parts of an argument, the most difficult part to understand is often the

A truncated form of the syllogism, where the entire argument may not be explicitly stated is called the

According to psychologist Maslow, at the bottom of our hierarchy of needs are

The appeals with the power to elicit pride, fear, guilt, anger, sadness, or hope are appeals to

“Consider now how you can enjoy retirement lounging in the sunshine of a warm climate, secure financially, and with both a mind and a soul for pleasure and comfort from making good investments during your working years.” This statement is found in which step in the motivated sequence

The two overall goals of persuasion are to address attitudes and move an audience to action

Based upon observation, deductive reasoning moves from specific instances to general premises

When a speaker praises a community for their energy and initiative in dealing with a local problem such as vandalism, the speaker is appeal to which needs of the audience (according to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs)

The appeals that are rational and reasonable based on evidence provided are appeals to

 

Question 1

According to your text, which of the following would most likely be the place to begin to look for an initial speech topic?

Question 2

Which of the following is an example of a specific purpose?

Question 3

According to the text, you may be your worst critic.

Question 4

“Take several deep breaths” is a suggestion for:

Question 5

Which of the following is not one of the three possible general purposes for a speech?

Question 6

Which is not included in the body of the speech?

Question 7

The specific purpose of a speech summarizes the speech's main idea in a single sentence.

Question 8

The most effective way to organize your speech is to divide your message into four parts: opening remarks, thesis, body, and conclusion.

Question 9

Plagiarism involves using another’s work, words, or ideas without adequate acknowledgement.

Question 10

Using your own experience for support in a speech is NOT acceptable.

Question 11

In informative speaking, it is important to present information that is fair and unbiased. This relates to which goal of informative speaking?

Question 12

When trying to determine the accuracy of information given in a speech, one of the things a speaker needs to do is consider the timeliness of the information.

Question 13

Using pictures, charts, models, PowerPoint slides, and other presentational aids helps:

Question 14

The key to informative speaking is supporting material.

Question 15

The key difference between informative speaking and persuasive speaking is:

Question 16

Which goal is not part of the primary aims of informative speaking?

Question 17

A(n) ________ speech will be one where the speaker is enthusiastic, genuine, creative, and who can communicate his/her excitement to the audience by using dramatic stories, engaging examples, and tasteful humor.

Question 18

____________________ specify procedures for observing and measuring concepts.

Question 19

This type of speech deals with abstract subjects such as ideas, theories, and principles.

Question 20

From the list of statements below which is best suited as a specific purpose for an informative speech of demonstration?

Question 21

In all cases of inductive reasoning, you can never be sure that your conclusions are absolutely accurate.

Question 22

The statement, “Malnutrition is a growing problem worldwide, especially in Asia,” is:

Question 23

Belongingness and love needs refer to our needs for affiliation, friendship, and love.

Question 24

A speaker who tries to persuade an audience they should be mindful of protecting the world’s environment by comparing Earth to a delicate flower is using what sort of evidence to persuade the audience?

Question 25

A syllogism includes a major and a minor premise, and a conclusion.

Question 26

Drawing conclusions based on the connections between statements that serve as premises is the basis for:

Question 27

The part of an argument that links the evidence with the statement (claim) is called the:

Question 28

Maslow’s hierarchy is a useful theory because it helps the persuasive speaker to understand bases of human motivations grounded in needs.

Question 29

When dealing with propositions of fact, you have to convince your audience that your interpretation of the truth is based on widely accepted standards.

Question 30

Research suggests that a person’s attitude is likely to predict behavior when:

 

Jessie referred to an study, reported on ScienceDaily, in which communication professors Amy Nathanson and Eric Rasmussen found that early TV exposure harms parent-child communication. Jessie offered a quote from Nathanson and Rasmussen state this point. This is an example of which kind of support?

You begin to organize your speech by:

"To entertain" is an example of a general purpose statement.

Which of the following was not listed specifically as a question to ask yourself about your audience?

As a speaker, you need to make sure that your general purpose, for example, “to inform,” does not overlap with a different general purpose, “to persuade.”

Preparation is important but it has little to do with controlling tension.

One good way to control speech tension is to visualize your success.

Which of the following strategies will help to reduce speech tension most effectively?

The two types of analogies are literal and figurative.

____________ made before an audience should be backed up with reliable supporting information and sound reasoning.

A(n) ________ speech will be one where the speaker is enthusiastic, genuine, creative, and who can communicate his/her excitement to the audience by using dramatic stories, engaging examples, and tasteful humor.

Guidelines for the informative speaking goal of ____________ include questioning the source of the information, considering the timeliness of the information.

The difference between a "how" speech and a "how to" speech is that a "how to" speech focuses primarily on application, and a "how" speech focuses on understanding.

In informative speaking, it is important to present information that is fair and unbiased. This relates to which goal of informative speaking?

Saying “first, “second,” “third,” as you cover your three main points is an example of:

If we want to meet the goal of being clear in our informative speech, we need to:

Selected Answer: Define unfamiliar words or concepts

Burt, attending a Midwestern university, delivered his first speech in his public speaking class on the growing numbers of automobile accidents in Italy. The problem with his speech, however, essentially was:

Which of the following WAS NOT identified as one of the guidelines for effective informative speaking?

Which of the following is the definition of a speech of description?

Visual aids can be used most speeches, but they can be particularly useful in what type of informative speech?

Research suggests that a person’s attitude is likely to predict behavior when:

The appeals that are rational and reasonable based on evidence provided are appeals to:

When a speaker attempts to persuade an audience to adopt a new idea or plan, the persuasive aim is called continuance.

 “The liberally oriented electorate is the worst thing that could have happened to the country” is a:

Which is not a step in the motivated sequence?

When you urge people to stop doing something, it’s called:

 “I am pleased and impressed to see so many of you turn out for the first meeting of our neighborhood association. We have an attractive, safe, and well-maintained neighborhood and tonight I am here to inspire us all to keep it this way.” This statement serves which persuasive general goal listed below?

A truncated form of the syllogism, where the entire argument may not be explicitly stated is called the :

To test the validity of your reasoning when making a causal argument, you need to ask yourself several questions. Which of the following was identified in your text as one of those questions?

Reasoning by analogy rests on the logical implications that:

 

Question 1

According to the text, one of the ways to control public speaking tension is to:

Question 2

Which of the following is a literal analogy?

Question 3

As a speaker, you need to make sure that your general purpose, for example, “to inform,” does not overlap with a different general purpose, “to persuade.”

Question 4

"To entertain" is an example of a general purpose statement.

Question 5

Which of the following was not listed as suggestions related to “develop the language of the speech with care”?

Question 6

You will seldom, if ever, need to construct a full-sentence outline.

Question 7

One good way to control speech tension is to visualize your success.

Question 8

You begin to organize your speech by:

Question 9

Using your own experience for support in a speech is NOT acceptable.

Question 10

Once you select a topic and remember that ethical behavior is required through the process, the third step in preparing your speech is:

Question 11

The key difference between informative speaking and persuasive speaking is:

Question 12

The notion of avoiding information overload refers to which goal of informative speaking?

Question 13

Speeches of explanation often involve a “how’ or a “how to” approach.

Question 14

Which goal is not part of the primary aims of informative speaking?

Question 15

______________ ambiguity is a speaker’s planned effort to be vague, sketchy, and considerably abstract.

Question 16

From the list of statements below which is best suited as a specific purpose for an informative speech of demonstration?

Question 17

The key to informative speaking is supporting material.

Question 18

The difference between a "how" speech and a "how to" speech is that a "how to" speech focuses primarily on application, and a "how" speech focuses on:

Question 19

Which of the following is the definition of a speech of description?

Question 20

The difference between a "how" speech and a "how to" speech is that a "how to" speech focuses primarily on application, and a "how" speech focuses on understanding.

Question 21

In the habit of justice, we look for information to confirm or contradict a point of view.

Question 22

Drawing conclusions based on the connections between statements that serve as premises is the basis for:

Question 23

A speaker who has proposed that the federal government should protect human life in the womb is arguing:

Question 24

Perceived competence, concern for audience, dynamism, and ethics are aspects of which of the following appeals?

Question 25

In all cases of inductive reasoning, you can never be sure that your conclusions are absolutely accurate.

Question 26

A truncated form of the syllogism, where the entire argument may not be explicitly stated is called the :

Question 27

The two overall persuasive goals are:

Question 28

Your audience may wonder whether you have the background to speak on a topic, whether you communicate confidence and control of your subject matter, and whether your message has any value. Your audience is reflecting on what dimension of speaker credibility?

Question 29

Motivating listeners to action is usually the hardest goal for a persuasive speaker to achieve.

Question 30

Which is not a step in the motivated sequence?

 

The specific purpose of a speech summarizes the speech's main idea in a single sentence

The primary vehicle for creating meaning is:

Professor Michael Motley’s research on speech tension indicates most people experience three stages of tension before and during a speech. Heart rate is usually at its highest level during:

Which of the following is an example of a specific purpose?

Which of the following is not one of the three possible general purposes for a speech?

You will seldom, if ever, need to construct a full-sentence outline.

Which of the following strategies will help to reduce speech tension most effectively?

According to the text, one of the ways to control public speaking tension is to:

The specific purpose of your speech is ____________.

As a speaker, you need to make sure that your general purpose, for example, “to inform,” does not overlap with a different general purpose, “to persuade.”

“Show trends” is one of the suggestions provided when discussing which goal of informative speaking?

Which of the following IS NOT one of the types of informative speaking?

The notion of avoiding information overload refers to which goal of informative speaking?

One clear difference between the speech of demonstration and speeches of presentation and explanation is that the speech of demonstration benefits from presentational aids

The key to informative speaking is supporting material.

If we want to meet the goal of being clear in our informative speech, we need to:

Visual aids can be used most speeches, but they can be particularly useful in what type of informative speech?

Which of the following is true about informative speaking?

The goal in an informative speech is to communicate information and ideas in a way that your audience:

The difference between a "how" speech and a "how to" speech is that a "how to" speech focuses primarily on application, and a "how" speech focuses on understanding.

Which is NOT a persuasive aim?

When a speaker attempts to persuade an audience to adopt a new idea or plan, the persuasive aim is called continuance.

“The liberally oriented electorate is the worst thing that could have happened to the country” is a: 

A speaker who has proposed that the federal government should protect human life in the womb is arguing:

“To convince a person is largely a matter of identifying the opinion or course of action you wish her or him to adopt with one or more of her or his fixed opinions of customary courses of action” is the definition of which of the following terms? 

When a speaker praises a community for their energy and initiative in dealing with a local problem such as vandalism, the speaker is appeal to which needs of the audience (according to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs)?

In an argument from __________, the inference step is that an event of one kind contributes to or brings about an event of another kind

According to psychologist Maslow, at the bottom of our hierarchy of needs are:

Any argument needs to have three components. The aspect that refers to the support of an idea you advocate is referred to as:

A syllogism includes a major and a minor premise, and a conclusion.

 

Question 1

The most effective way to organize your speech is to divide your message into four parts: opening remarks, thesis, body, and conclusion.

Question 2

Which is not a part of the conclusion?

Question 3

Public speaking is a message-centered rather than an audience-centered activity.

Question 4

The specific purpose of a speech summarizes the speech's main idea in a single sentence.

Question 5

The two types of analogies are literal and figurative.

Question 6

Brianna gave a speech that was reasonable and interesting to her audience. However, after the first several minutes the audience had difficulty listening because Donna said “un,” “ah,” “you know,” and “er” repeatedly. The problem she had is:

Question 7

A _________________ expresses your speech's main point in one complete sentence.

Question 8

Which of the following is not one of the three possible general purposes for a speech?

Question 9

Which is not included in the body of the speech?

Question 10

Jessie referred to an study, reported on ScienceDaily, in which communication professors Amy Nathanson and Eric Rasmussen found that early TV exposure harms parent-child communication. Jessie offered a quote from Nathanson and Rasmussen state this point. This is an example of which kind of support?

Question 11

The notion of avoiding information overload refers to which goal of informative speaking?

Question 12

From the list of statements below which is best suited as a specific purpose for an informative speech of demonstration?

Question 13

The goal in an informative speech is to communicate information and ideas in a way that your audience:

Question 14

If we want to meet the goal of being clear in our informative speech, we need to:

Question 15

Which of the following is true about informative speaking?

Question 16

The goal of informative speaking which indicates the speaker should be sure facts are correct and current refers to which of the following?

Question 17

Sometimes an informative speech can have a persuasive effect.

Question 18

A speech that paints a picture of an event, person, concept, and so on.

Question 19

This type of speech deals with abstract subjects such as ideas, theories, and principles.

Question 20

Which of the following is not true regarding the ethics of informative speaking?

Question 21

To test the validity of your reasoning when making a causal argument, you need to ask yourself several questions. Which of the following was identified in your text as one of those questions?

Question 22

When a speaker praises a community for their energy and initiative in dealing with a local problem such as vandalism, the speaker is appeal to which needs of the audience (according to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs)?

Question 23

Based upon observation, deductive reasoning moves from specific instances to general premises.

Question 24

In all cases of inductive reasoning, you can never be sure that your conclusions are absolutely accurate.

Question 25

When dealing with propositions of fact, you have to convince your audience that your interpretation of the truth is based on widely accepted standards.

Question 26

A syllogism includes a major and a minor premise, and a conclusion.

Question 27

“To convince a person is largely a matter of identifying the opinion or course of action you wish her or him to adopt with one or more of her or his fixed opinions of customary courses of action” is the definition of which of the following terms?

Question 28

___________________ is the process of preparing and delivering messages through verbal and nonverbal symbols to individuals or groups in order to alter, strengthen, or maintain attitudes, beliefs, values, or behaviors.

Question 29

A(n) __________________ is a pattern of reasoning that involves a major premise, minor premise, and conclusion.

Question 30

“Plagiarism is terribly dishonest for anyone who engages in it to complete an assignment” is an example of a proposition of value.

 

·         Question 1

3 out of 3 points

One good way to control speech tension is to visualize your success.

·         Question 2

3 out of 3 points

A _________________ expresses your speech's main point in one complete sentence.

·         Question 3

3 out of 3 points

Which is not a part of the conclusion?

·         Question 4

3 out of 3 points

Which of the following strategies will help to reduce speech tension most effectively?

·         Question 5

3 out of 3 points

One of the ways to control public speaking anxiety is to focus on your message and your audience, not yourself.

·         Question 6

3 out of 3 points

While freedom of speech is one of our fundamental rights, implied in this freedom is the speaker’s responsibility to avoid deception.

·         Question 7

 

After determining your general purpose, specific purpose, and thesis statement, the next step in getting started on your first speech is to define __________.

·         Question 8

3 out of 3 points

According to the text, you may be your worst critic.

 

·         Question 9

3 out of 3 points

The primary vehicle for creating meaning is:

·         Question 10

 

____________ made before an audience should be backed up with reliable supporting information and sound reasoning.

·         Question 11

3 out of 3 points

____________________ specify procedures for observing and measuring concepts.

·         Question 12

3 out of 3 points

Guidelines for the informative speaking goal of ____________ include questioning the source of the information, considering the timeliness of the information.

·         Question 13

3 out of 3 points

A speech that focuses on a process and the steps or gradual changes that lead to a result.  

·         Question 14

3 out of 3 points

Speeches of explanation often involve a “how’ or a “how to” approach.

·         Question 15

3 out of 3 points

Which goal is not part of the primary aims of informative speaking?

·         Question 16

3 out of 3 points

______________ ambiguity is a speaker’s planned effort to be vague, sketchy, and considerably abstract.

·         Question 17

3 out of 3 points

"Ornate ambiguity" is the term used for a speaker who plans to be vague, sketchy, and considerably abstract.

·         Question 18

3 out of 3 points

If I’m doing research on communication apprehension and I define high apprehension as someone who has at least 8 “ums,” “uhs,” or “ers” in a five minute period, I have created a(n):

·         Question 19

3 out of 3 points

From the list of statements below which is best suited as a specific purpose for an informative speech of demonstration?

·         Question 20

3 out of 3 points

Which of the following is the definition of a speech of description?

·         Question 21

3 out of 3 points

Maslow’s hierarchy is a useful theory because it helps the persuasive speaker to understand bases of human motivations grounded in needs.
 

·         Question 22

3 out of 3 points

The appeals with the power to elicit pride, fear, guilt, anger, sadness, or hope are appeals to:  

·         Question 23

3 out of 3 points

Of the three parts of an argument, the most difficult part to understand is often the:

·         Question 24

3 out of 3 points

Any argument needs to have three components.  The aspect that refers to the support of an idea you advocate is referred to as:

·         Question 25

3 out of 3 points

Belongingness and love needs refer to our needs for affiliation, friendship, and love.

·         Question 26

3 out of 3 points

According to psychologist Maslow, at the bottom of our hierarchy of needs are:

·         Question 27

 

Giving a persuasive speech on the topic, “The tuition at this university is too high,” is most likely to be considered a speech that:  

·         Question 28

3 out of 3 points

“Consider now how you can enjoy retirement lounging in the sunshine of a warm climate, secure financially, and with both a mind and a soul for pleasure and comfort from making good investments during your working years.” This statement is found in which step in the motivated sequence?

·         Question 29

3 out of 3 points

The statement, “Malnutrition is a growing problem worldwide, especially in Asia,” is:

·         Question 30

3 out of 3 points

Perceived competence, concern for audience, dynamism, and ethics are aspects of which of the following appeals?

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