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  11) To combat limited attention span, speakers should make their speeches as short as possible. 12) Feedback from the sound system creates a listener distraction. 13) Even careless listeners can determine whether the main ideas support the thesis. 14) Mentally making out your shopping list during a speech is an example of.
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  1) Explain the process of listening. 2) What are three reasons why it is important to study listening in a public speaking course? 3) What are the four general problems that  make listening so difficult? 4) What contributes to listeners' limited attention span? 5) What is assimilation?     .
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  11) When you give a speech, you and your listeners are involved in ________, meaning that you interact in order to build some sort of connection. 12) Public speaking is a ________ communication process in which messages and signals constantly circulate back and forth between the speaker and the listeners. 13) Responses.
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  1) Explain why public speaking is a continuous communication process. 2) Identify the two invaluable general skills emphasized in the study of public speaking? 3) What are the two meanings of the word "public" in the phrase, "public speaking"? 4) What are the four conditions for creating the public forum? 2) cooperative action is.
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  31) When a critical thinker assesses a speaker's main points and asks, "What have you got to go on?" he or she is exercising which characteristic of critical thought? A) reluctance to accept assertions on faith B) desire to uncover assumptions C) openness to new ideas D) comparison of new ideas to what is.
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  11) Which of the following is NOT a common problem related to pauses in a speech? A) The speaker pauses too often. B) The speaker pauses at the wrong places. C) The speaker uses vocalized pauses. D) The speaker marks transitions. E) The speaker does not pause long enough. 12) Articulation is defined as A) the distinctness.
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  11) Which of the following characteristic of a speech is not a problem when a speaker considers  listeners' attention spans? A) They seem long. B) They are not primarily visual. C) They are not primarily entertaining. D) They are primarily short and uncomplicated. E) They require listeners’ concentration. 12) A speaker can combat the problem of.
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  1) Match the element of delivery with the appropriate criteria (you will need to use the items on the right more than once). 1) articulation A) accuracy 2) pronunciation B) variety 3) volume  C) clarity 2) Match the mode of delivery with the correct definition. 1) extemporaneous A) speaking from a presentation outline 2) impromptu  B) reciting a.
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  1) Match the example of supporting material with the type of supporting material it represents. 1) HMO's in 37 states now cover services provided by homeopathic A) Narrative  practitioners. 2) Dr. Xiao Han claims that acupuncture is a more effective and long lasting B) Experience  pain reliever than any currently available over-the-counter medication. 3).
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  1) It is important for good listeners to evaluate messages, give feedback and check for the ________ of what they have heard. 2) Nonverbal cues, such as head nods, bored looks, or heightened attentiveness provide ________ to the speaker from the audience. 3) When audience members daydream during a speech,.
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  11) The public forum is limited to large political questions like public health policy. 12) A speaker trying to find common ground between what he or she wants to say and what the audience knows and expects is trying to achieve identification. 13) Speakers do not just respond to rhetorical situations, they.
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  21) During his speech on changing general education requirements at the university, Ben made it a point to discuss the need for gainful employment, a concern he shared with his audience. By doing so, Ben was attempting to establish identification with his audience. 22) When analyzing the occasion, speakers should try.
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  21) Constant movement during a speech is more likely to distract an audience than hold their attention. 22) Using direct eye contact is important for all audiences because cultures all over the world value direct eye contact as a sign of honesty and integrity. 23) When it comes to eye contact, experts.
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  6) What remedies are available for speakers to combat the poor listening habits of audiences? 7) Identify and define the four basic steps of mapping. 8) What are the two goals of effective note taking? 9) What is reflective judgment? 10) In order to improve our critical thinking, we must develop four skills..
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  21) Miles' speech is organized around the following thesis: "We should take steps to prevent illegal recruiting of college athletes."  As you listen, you map out the following main points. Which of the following main points does NOT truly support the thesis? A) Coaches are offering payments as inducements to high.
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  11) Enunciation is extremely important to a speaker.  In fact, you can never speak too distinctly; the more carefully you enunciate, the more intelligent you sound. 12) Problems with pronunciation tend to damage a speaker's credibility. 13) Most sentences have just one appropriate inflection pattern. 14) Audience members quickly change first impressions as.
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  11) Sometimes clothing choices can contradict a speaker's thesis and damage his or her ________. 12) Typically speakers dress a bit more ________ than audience members do. 13) The anticipation, implementation, and relaxation steps are three stages in making your ________ appear more natural. 14) One particular aspect of facial expression, ________,.
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  11) Explain the difference between uncritical judgment and critical judgment. 12) Identify and define the two types of evaluation standards. 13) What is the expediency standard?  How is it limited? 14) Why is it important to study listening in a public speaking class? 15) What are the four barriers to effective listening and what.
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  6) Which aspect of facial expression is the most important?  Why? 7) Which mode of speaking encourages the greatest conversational quality, structure, and flexibility to feedback? 8) Which two modes of delivery allow for the most flexibility in adapting to the situation? 9) What is the four step process for practicing a speech? 10).
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  11) In a speech, logos refers to the A) audience's expectations of a speech. B) emotional appeals in the speech. C) audience's judgments of the speaker's character. D) substance and structure of the speech’s ideas. E) purpose and thesis of a speech. 12) In a speech, pathos refers to the A) audience's expectations for a speech. B) emotional.
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  1) Public speaking communication skills have been studied and taught for about 2,500 years. 2) The study of public speaking will help make you a more successful worker and a more effective citizen. 3) Critical thinking is more valuable to speakers than it is to listeners. 4) Effective speakers are able to make.
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  11)What are the three main characteristics of delivery style that contribute positively to your speech?. 12) Explain how the voice and body can each be used to enhance the presentation of a speech. 13) Identify the four major elements of bodily presentation and discuss one problem associated with each and.
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  1) Hearing  comes naturally, but listening  is an acquired skill. 2) Hearing involves the reception, transmission, and interpretation of sounds. 3) Hearing is a sensory process, while listening is a mental operation. 4) Effective listening takes practice, focus, and critical thinking. 5) Asking questions to improve understanding is a recommended method for checking for.
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  21) Physical appearance, movement, gesture, and facial expression are all __________ resources. A) verbal B) auditory C) rhetorical D) visual E) ethical 22) The most important aspect of facial expression is A) making eye contact. B) smiling. C) eyebrow raising. D) smirking. E) nervous twitching. 23) Which of the following is appropriate dress for a classroom speech? A) Scrubs B) Sweatpants and hoodie C).
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  11) Credibility is just another word for positive ethos. 12) Ethos is not determined by the speaker's behavior, but by the listeners' perceptions of the speaker's character. 13) Positive ethos in your first classroom speech is not very important because listeners' first impressions are easily changed. 14) Audience judgments about a speaker's ethos.
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1) Which of the following is a characteristic of an effective delivery? A) It has a clear thesis and purpose. B) It has a distinct introduction, body and conclusion. C) It is natural and uncontrived. D) It is choreographed. E) It is delivered from memory. 2) Which of the following statements is TRUE about effective delivery? A).
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  1) ________ is the speech preparation activity that involves creating a distinctive character for the speech. 2) Skillful ________ of a speech involves the effective use of voice, gesture, facial expression, physical movement, and visual aids. 3) ________ is the process of determining what could go into a speech, researching the.
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  16) How does a listener apply critical thinking to the speech situation?  What should a speaker do to satisfy the critical listener? 17) Identify and explain the four steps of mapping.  Explain why each is important. 18) Evaluating classroom speeches is an important learning experience for the speaker and the listener/evaluator. What.
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1) Hearing is the __________ sounds. A) physical process of interpreting B) physiological process of receiving C) mental process of remembering D) psychological process of interpreting E) procedural process of mapping 2) Which of the following is NOT included in the definition of listening? A) processing sound waves received by the brain B) interpreting the meaning of sounds C).
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  1) Match the characteristic and example with the correct speech occasion. 1) focuses on judgments about event in the past A) deliberative 2) focuses on what is praiseworthy in the present B) forensic 3) focuses on what should be done in the future C) ceremonial 2) Match the characteristic and example with the correct speech.
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  1) Public speaking requires more than learning knowledge; you need to put it into ________. 2) The two most important goals of any speech are to make your message ________ and establish positive ethos. 3) To create a clear message you need a clear ________ and thesis. 4) The ________ is the.
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  5) What are the four elements of the rhetorical situation? 6) How does the audience help create the rhetorical situation? 7) What is an exigence? 8) Identify and define the three general speech purposes and write a purpose and a thesis statement appropriate to each one. 9) What are the four ethical principles does.
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1) The purpose of a speech states the A) main idea of the speech. B) basic point the audience should remember. C) response desired from the audience. D) information the audience should take away from the speech. E) salience of the speech for the audience. 2) Which of the following statements is an appropriate purpose statement? A).
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  31) Impromptu speaking is A) spontaneous and involves little or no preparation. B) extemporaneous and involves an organized but conversational delivery. C) contemporaneous and involves a presentation of contemporary issues. D) memorized and involves meticulous preparation and practice. E) scripted and involves reading from a text. 32) Billy realized five minutes before class that it was.
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  31) Which type of outline is the most complete? A) presentation B) preparation C) key word D) extemporaneous E) skeletal 32) Which type of outline uses complete sentences for the main ideas? A) preparation B) presentation C) manuscript D) key word E) rough 33) Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding extemporaneous speaking? A) You should practice your speech with the.
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  1) Match the barrier to effective listening with the corresponding example. 1) situational distraction A) false interpretations of a message that a listener arrives at through assimilation 2) jumping to conclusions  B) a preference for short, simple messages, like radio jingles, slogans, and sound bites 3) listener distraction  C) sensory stimuli which draw the.
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  21) The test of careful listening is whether you can identify the thesis and explain how it was developed. 22) When an audience member uses critical listening, it is important to be judgmental but not negative. 23) Critical judgments are those that can be articulated and defended by providing reasons for them. 24).
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