1) All speaking occasions create
2) When a speech that is well-suited to the expectations of a particular occasion, it has the quality of
B) positive ethos.
3) When Drew gave the toast at his best friend's wedding reception, he failed to notice the shocked looks as he told some off-color stories about the happy couple's dating life. What quality of decorum did Drew violate in this example?
A) The toast was too long.
B) The toast did not reflect the speaker's feelings.
C) The audience did not like the speaker.
D) The speech was too informal for the occasion.
E) The emotions were too intense for the listeners.
4) Norm was asked to speak at the retirement dinner for his boss, and he really wanted to make a good impression. He spoke about every good quality his boss had and embellished it until his praise was so lavish that his boss was thoroughly embarrassed. What aspect of decorum did Norm violate?
5) Alan Shore gave his summation in "The Case of the Autistic Attorney." What type of speech was he giving?
6) "Epideictic" is another word for ________ speaking.
D) epideictic E) epicurean
7) Your active participation in the public forum is most likely to come through
A) community service and involvement.
B) group presentations.
C) speeches of greeting.
D) speeches of tribute.
E) anniversary speeches.
8) Which of the following questions does deliberative speaking aim to answer?
A) What's my purpose?
B) Who is right?
C) What shall we do?
D) Who's my target audience?
E) Where are my notes?
9) Which of the following conditions give rise to deliberative speaking?
A) during a public celebration
B) when the listeners do not identify with the speaker
C) when a decision is required
D) during a commemoration event
E) when there is concern for establishing justice
10) Public debates are a form of __________ speaking.