COMS 101 Quiz 2

COMS 101 Quiz 2 Liberty University Answers

Set 1

  1. The two types of analogies are literal and figurative.
  2. Plagiarism involves using another’s work, words, or ideas without adequate acknowledgement.
  3. A _________________ expresses your speech’s main point in one complete sentence.
  4. Which of the following is not one of the three purposes of an introduction?
  5. The words you choose to convey your message:
  6. You will seldom, if ever, need to construct a full-sentence outline.
  7. The primary vehicle for creating meaning is:
  8. Which of the following is not one of the three possible general purposes for a speech?
  9. Which of the following is a literal analogy?
  10. According to the book, the most important time to demonstrate ethical behavior is when choosing supporting material.
  11. 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):
  12. “Show trends” is one of the suggestions provided when discussing which goal of informative speaking?
  13. Which of the following IS NOT one of the types of informative speaking?
  14. Which of the following IS NOT one of the goals of informative speaking?
  15. Saying “first, “second,” “third,” as you cover your three main points is an example of:
  16. Which of the following is not true regarding the ethics of informative speaking?
  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.
  18. Which of the following is the most appropriate specific purpose for an informative speech?
  19. Sometimes an informative speech can have a persuasive effect.
  20. This type of speech deals with abstract subjects such as ideas, theories, and principles.
  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?
  22. “Plagiarism is terribly dishonest for anyone who engages in it to complete an assignment” is an example of a proposition of value.
  23. The two overall persuasive goals are:
  24. Which is not a step in the motivated sequence?
  25. Any argument needs to have three components. The aspect that refers to the support of an idea you advocate is referred to as:
  26. The definition of ____________ is the “sequence of interlinking claims and arguments that, together, establish the content and force of your position.”
  27. 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?
  28. “Dynamism” in credibility studies refers to logical precision.
  29. When you urge people to stop doing something, it’s called:
  30. A(n) __________________ is a pattern of reasoning that involves a major premise, minor premise, and conclusion.

Set 2

  1. “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?
  2. “Dynamism” in credibility studies refers to logical precision.
  3. “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?
  4. “Ornate ambiguity” is the term used for a speaker who plans to be vague, sketchy, and considerably abstract.
  5. “Plagiarism is terribly dishonest for anyone who engages in it to complete an assignment” is an example of a proposition of value.
  6. “Show trends” is one of the suggestions provided when discussing which goal of informative speaking?
  7. “Take several deep breaths” is a suggestion for:
  8. A speech that focuses on a process and the steps or gradual changes that lead to a result.
  9. A truncated form of the syllogism, where the entire argument may not be explicitly stated is called the :
  10. A(n) __________________ is a pattern of reasoning that involves a major premise, minor premise, and conclusion.
  11. According to psychologist Maslow, at the bottom of our hierarchy of needs are:
  12. According to the book, the most important time to demonstrate ethical behavior is when choosing supporting material.
  13. According to your text, which of the following would most likely be the place to begin to look for an initial speech topic?
  14. Based upon observation, deductive reasoning moves from specific instances to general premises.
  15. 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:
  16. 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:
  17. Giving a persuasive speech on the topic, “The tuition at this university is too high,” is most likely to be considered a speech that:
  18. In the habit of justice, we look for information to confirm or contradict a point of view.
  19. In the satisfaction step of the motivated sequence, you describe the problem you will address in your speech.
  20. In theory, the authors note, informative and persuasive speeches are distinct. However in practice:
  21. 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?
  22. Maslow’s hierarchy is a useful theory because it helps the persuasive speaker to understand bases of human motivations grounded in needs.
  23. Of the three parts of an argument, the most difficult part to understand is often the:
  24. One clear difference between the speech of demonstration and speeches of presentation and explanation is that the speech of demonstration benefits from presentational aids.
  25. One of the ways to control public speaking is to focus on your message and your audience, not yourself.
  26. Plagiarism involves using another’s work, words, or ideas without adequate acknowledgement.
  27. 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:
  28. 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:
  29. Saying “first, “second,” “third,” as you cover your three main points is an example of:
  30. The appeals that are rational and reasonable based on evidence provided are appeals to:
  31. The appeals with the power to elicit pride, fear, guilt, anger, sadness, or hope are appeals to:
  32. 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.
  33. The goal in an informative speech is to communicate information and ideas in a way that your audience:
  34. The key difference between informative speaking and persuasive speaking is:
  35. The key to informative speaking is supporting material.
  36. The most effective way to organize your speech is to divide your message into four parts: opening remarks, thesis, body, and conclusion.
  37. The two overall goals of persuasion are to address attitudes and move an audience to action.
  38. Using pictures, charts, models, PowerPoint slides, and other presentational aids helps:
  39. Using your own experience for support in a speech is NOT acceptable.
  40. Visual aids can be used most speeches, but they can be particularly useful in what type of informative speech?
  41. 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)?
  42. 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.
  43. Which goal is not part of the primary aims of informative speaking?
  44. Which is not a part of the conclusion?
  45. Which of the following is a literal analogy?
  46. Which of the following is a literal analogy?
  47. Which of the following is an example of a general purpose?
  48. Which of the following IS NOT one of the goals of informative speaking?
  49. Which of the following is not one of the three possible general purposes for a speech?
  50. Which of the following IS NOT one of the types of informative speaking?
  51. Which of the following WAS NOT identified as one of the guidelines for effective informative speaking?
  52. Which of the following was not listed as suggestions related to “develop the language of the speech with care”?
  53. While freedom of speech is one of our fundamental rights, implied in this freedom is the speaker’s responsibility to avoid deception.
  54. You will seldom, if ever, need to construct a full‐sentence outline.
  55. 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?
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