as your textbook explains, examples help a speaker
all of the above
according to your textbook, the following passage from a speech introduction is an example of an _____
how does the following excerpt from a classroom speech violate the guideline for using statistics presented in your textbook? one magazine reports that the u.s. consumers pay more than $300 billion a year on products to cover the manufactures' liability costs. this amounts to a staggering $4,000 per household. on a specific basis, product liability costs account for $11.50 of every $12 dose of vaccine we give our children, and over $100 of the cost of a football helmet.
it doesn't identify the source of statistics
according to your textbook, visual aids are most effective when they are
explained clearly and conscisely
as a speaker, you would probably use more connotative words if you wanted to
arouse an emotional response
according to your textbook, if you quoted dr. anthony d'alessandro, a world-renowned transplant surgeon, on the organ shortage problem, what kind of testimony would you be using?
according to your textbook, when using color in powerpoint slides, you should
a and b only
according to your textbook, ___ is the audience's perception of whether a speaker has the best interests of the audience in mind.
according to your textbook, the following passage from a speech introduction is an example of an _____. in order for you to understand why the mariachi are significant to hispanic culture, i will give you a brief overview of the history of the mariachi, their style of dress, and the ways they are used in entertainment today.
according to your textbook, which of the following statements about speech conclusion is true ?
all four methods of reinforcing the central idea can be combined in a single conclusion.
the conclusion of a speech is an appropriate time to
reinforce your listeners' commitment to the central idea
according to your textbook, when selecting fonts for a visual aid, you should usually use
no more than 2 fonts
according to your textbook, when evaluating statistics you should ask whether they
all of the above
accomplished speakers consider ___ "the very life of the speech"
phrases such as "dry as a bone" "clear as a bell" "dark as night" and "smart as a whip" should be avoided in speeches because they are
if you were giving an informative speech to your classmates on the subject of photokinesis, you would probably include a ____ in your introduction
using expert testimony is an excellent way to lend _____ to your speeches
an ____ is most appropriate in the conclusion of a persuasive speech
appeal to action
according to your textbook, language is important because it
gives meaning to events
all of the following are basic objectives of a speech introduction except
support your main points
according to your textbook, the last part of a speech introduction usually
previews the main points in the body
"surgeons and their wives deserve the financial support offered by these caps on monetary awards in malpractice suits." this statement violates which of the guidelines for inclusive language discussed in your textbook?
avoid stereotyping jobs and social roles by gender
on the morning of his classroom speech, Jonah felt that he needed more visual interest in the speech. on his way to class, he bought poster board and a marker and wrote down his main points for the audience to see. did robert follow the guidelines for visual aids presented in your textbook?
no. robert should have prepared the chart ahead of time and rehearsed with it.
each of the following is discussed in your textbook as a basic criterion for the effective use of language in public speaking except
use language technically
according to your textbook, in addition to reinforcing the central idea, a speech conclusion should also
signal the end of the speech
bryn is planning to use visual aids for her informative speech. which of the following recommendations will she find in your textbook?
a and b only
according to your textbook, if you quoted Juanita Washington, a resident of new orleans, on the psychological effects of hurricane katrina, you would be using ____ testimony
each of the following is presented in your textbook as a guideline for presenting visual aids exceot
pass small visual aids among the audience
creating goodwill is especially important in the introduction of a ____ speech
according to your textbook, when citing sources during a speech, a speaker should usually identify the
all of the above
according to your textbook, a _____ is an imaginary story that makes a general point.
if the object you want to use as a visual aid is not available, the next best option ideally is a
as your textbook explains, visual aids are most effective when they are displayed
only while the speaker is discussing them
"we must put an end to war-or war will put an end to us" is an example of
jerome wants his audience to appreciate the harsh reality of life for migrant workers in the u.s. in addition to using strong supporting materials, he decides to use words with connotative meanings because he knows they will help him.
arouse an emotional response
according to your textbook, the best time to work out the exact wording of a speech introduction is
after you prepare the body of the speech
according to your textbook, the exact information you should include in an oral citation during a speech depends on
all of the above
according to your textbook, which of the following is an advantage of using powerpoint in a speech?
according to your textbook, when you are going to give an audience material to take home from a speech, you should usually distribute the material
after the speech
each of the following is mentioned in your textbook as a tip for using statistics except
avoid using statistics found on the the internet
in a speech about valley fever, a potentially deadly disease that has reached serious proportions in several southwestern states, a speaker said: after being plauged by asthma attacks in hawaii for 6 years, lori crown hoped to find relief by moving to the dryer climate in bakersfield, california. a few months after arriving in bakersfield, crown has to take fluconazole, an antifungal drug that costs $685 for a one-month supply of pills. although the drug helps, crown still gets painful headaches, frequent fevers, and debilitating fatige. what kind of supporting material is used in this statement?
alisha began the introduction of her speech by saying: have you ever been knocked down so hard by life that you didnt feel you'd ever get back up? this has happened to me many times, the first being when i tried to ride a bicycle when i was very young. today, i want to discuss with you some basic strategies for coping with life's challenges. what kind of supporting material did alisha use in her introduction?
in her speech about classical ballet, kyndra mentioned, but did not explain, the terms entrechat and arabesque. since most of her listeners were unfamiliar with ballet, what error did kyndra make in her use of language?
she did not use language appropriate to the audience
according to your textbook, _____ words refer to ideas or concepts rather than to tangible objects.
kumar gave his informative speech on meteorology. as part of the speech, he displayed an excellent drawing to indicate the temperature in different layers of the atmosphere. when he got to the drawing, he said "as you can see, each layer has a different temperature." he then covered up the drawing and quickly moved on. what should kumar have done to present his visual aid more effectively?
he should have explained the visual aid more fully.
"the flickering light of the fire revealed the fearful faces of the campers" is an example of
which of the following does your textbook mention as an advantage of using visual aids in a public speech?
a &c only
according to your textbook, charts are especially useful as visual aids when a speaker needs to
"a master politician, he worked the crowd with oiled precision" is an example of
"asking the administration to police its corruption is like putting dracula in charge of the blood bank" is an example of
as explained in your textbook, at which of the following would you be most likely to hear a persuasive speech on a question of fact?
a jury trial
according to your textbook, the following statement is an example of what type of fallacy? if we give students vouchers to attend private schools, it won't be long until the entire public school system is eliminated.
according to your textbook, the credibility of a speaker at the end of the speech is called ____ credibility.
as your textbook explains, a questionnaire item that gives the respondent the widest freedom in answering is called an
according to your textbook, the following is an example of which type of audience-analysis question? "explain why you believe that capital punishment is moral or immoral."
if you were constructing an audience-analysis questionnaire and wanted to learn why some of your listeners had not signed organ donor cards, which of the following would be the best kind of question to ask?
according to your textbook, "to persuade my audience that birds evolved from dinosaurs" is a specific purpose statement for a persuasive speech on a question of
a red herring fallacy
introduces an irrelevant issue to divert attention from the subject under discussion
according to your textbook, what error is reasoning is exemplified in the following statement? how can we reduce our dependence on foreign oil? the answer is simple- just get rid of our cars. in chile, there is only 1 car for every 100 people, compared to almost 8 cars per 100 people in the united states. if chile can do it, then we can too.
because it follows the process of human thinking, ____ is particularly useful for organizing persuasive speeches that seek immediate action.
monroe's motivated sequence
"to persuade my audience that cheating on schoolwork is never justified" is a specific purpose statement for a persuasive speech on a question of
according to your textbook, what are the three primary factors to consider when assessing an audience's disposition toward a speech topic?
knowledge, interest, and attitude
according to your textbook, research has shown that
speakers can enhance their credibility by delivering their speeches fluently and expressively
as your textbook explains, you must deal with three basic issues whenever you discuss a question of policy. those issues are need, plan, and
as your textbook explains, persuasive speeches on questions of value are most often organized in ___ order
nina's persuasive speech contained the following statement: the lack of a national law requiring seat belts on school buses is a serious problem in the united states. last year alone, 437 children were killed more than 5,00 injured in accidents involving school buses. Given all the advances in automobile safety in recent years, how can we continue to allow children to ride in unsafe vehicles? which of the 3 basic issues of persuasive speeches on question of policy did nina address in this excerpt?
a persuasive speech exploring the truth or falsity of an assertion is known as a speech on a question of
according to your textbook, the following statement is an example of what type of fallacy? of course i have to plan to reduce our dependency on foreign oil, but how can we worry about foreign oil when millions of americans are out of work?
according to your textbook, which of the following is a situational characteristic of a speech audience?
as the size of your audience increases, your presentation should usually become more
a local landlord with a reputation for failing to return security deposits at the end of a lease has been invited to present his viewpoitn at a meeting of the local tenants' union. to everyone's surprise, the landlord accepts the invitation despite the fact that he will be facing an audience with a decidedly negative view of his integrity. what factor will the landlord have to overcome if his speech is to have any chance of being persuasive?
low initial credibility
as explained in your textbook, ____ audience analysis usually builds on demographic audience analysis.
audience adaptation is an important factor in which of the following steps of the speechmaking process?
all of the above
"to persuade my audience hat bars should be required to scan ID cards to determine their authenticity" is a specific purpose statement for a persuasive speech on a question of
blake circulated a questionnaire to gauge his classmates attitudes toward implementing a special tax on junk food. he discovered that 5 audience members already agreed there should be such a tax, 6 were firmly opposed, and 10 were undecided. from these results, blake decided that the 1o undecided class members were the ____ for his speech
according to your textbook, the credibility of a speaker produced by everything the speaker says or does during the speech itself is called
according to your textbook, persuasion is a psychological process in which listeners engage in a ____ with the speaker
"to persuade my audience to take a class that will teach them CPR" is a specific purpose statement for a persuasive speech on a question of
if you were giving an informative speech to a general audience about the war in vietnam, the most important demographic factor to consider in analyzing you audience would probably be the
age of the audience
a slippery slope fallacy
assumes that taking a first step will inevitably lead to other steps that cannot be prevented
according to your textbook, the following statement is an example of what type of fallacy? councilman stewart's recommendations for a wind farm might work, but do you want to take advice from a man who was caught cheating on his wife?
according to your textbook, persuasive speakers have an ethical obligation to
all of the above
gemma wants to persuade her classmates to become vegans. the most important factor for gemma to consider when analyzing her audience is probably its
attitude toward the topic
"to persuade my audience that a major earthquake will strike los angeles before the year 2020" is a specific purpose statement for a persuasive speech on a question of
ramona is preparing a persuasive speech on environmental issues to present to members of the national wildlife federation. the most important factor ramona should consider when analyzing her audience is probably its
according to your textbook, questions of policy
a landlord with a bad reputation among students for her high rent, deceptive advertising, and refusal to return security deposits is speaking to a campus group about how the city's new zoning law will affect students. the most important factor the landlord should consider in her situational audience analysis is probably her listeners'
disposition toward the speaker
according to your textbook, the following statement is an example of what type of fallacy? you can either double size of the police department or let criminals roam the streets.
according to your textbook, all of the following are tips for using evidence in a persuasive speech except
balance the amount of evidence used to support each main point
according to your textbook, which pattern of organization is used in the following set of main points for a persuasive speech urging the audience to donate time to famine-relief organizations?
I. donating time to famine-relief organizations is more effective than donating money because it reduces a country's dependence on foreign aid
II. donating time to famine-relief organizations is more effective than donating money because it creates a personal connection to the people you are helping.
as your textbook explains, the primary purpose of speechmaking is to
gain a desired response from listeners
according to your textbook, the two most important factors affecting the credibility of a persuasive speaker are competence and
as your textbook explains, when you give a persuasive speech on a question of ____, you can seek either passive agreement or immediate action from your audience.
the ____ will usually dictate how long a speech should be.
according to your textbook, when analyzing demographic information about your audience, it is essential that you avoid
according to your textbook, it is especially important to use evidence in a persuasive speech in order to
answer listeners objections to your position
according to your textbook, the following question from a student audience-analysis questionnaire is an example of what type of question? the percent of the u.s. population who speak spanish in their homes is closet to
according to your textbook, a fallacy is
an error in reasoning
according to your textbook, as a persuasive speaker, your two major concerns with respect to reasoning are to
make sure your reasoning is sound and convincing
dimitri plans to give a speech to his classmates about the principles of physics behind the design of hybrid automobiles. the most important factor for dimitri to consider when analyzing his audience is probably its
knowledge about the topic
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