COMS 101 Quiz 3

COMS 101 Quiz 3 Liberty University Answers

Set 1

  1. Attitudes are predispositions to act in a particular way that influence individuals responses to objects, events, and situations.
  2. Beliefs are
  3. questions limit responses to several choices, yielding valuable information about such demographic factors a age, education, and income.
  4. A speaker should not assume that expertise in one area necessarily means expertise in others. This observation relates to what aspect of audience analysis
  5. When trying to influence listeners, it is easier to change their attitudes than their beliefs or values.
  6. Which of the following was not listed as one of the five variables related to “Who are my listeners?”
  7. The authors discuss other situational characteristics to consider when determining the audience response. Which is NOT one that is discussed by the authors?
  8. The audience’s response to a topic is often determined by its interest level in the subject.
  9. The least important demographic consideration in most speeches is religion.
  10. Which of the following is true about “avoid the age gap” when making the speaker-audience connection?
  11. Supporting your message is one of your most important tasks as you develop your speech.
  12. Which of the following is a secondary research source?
  13. When you cite a journal, what information is NOT necessarily required?
  14. Asking yourself, “What are the needs, interests, and knowledge level of my listeners?” relates to which step in the research process?
  15. Which of the following is not one of the suggestions provided for interviewing?
  16. In the research process, it is important to reflect on your audience before and after you gather information.
  17. An effective library search strategy moves you from the most specific information to be located in governmental sources to the very general information found in encyclopedias.
  18. Which of the following is TRUE about supporting material. Supporting material
  19. Which of the following IS NOT one of the four steps in developing a research strategy?
  20. Which of the following is not one of the ways journals can be distinguished from magazines and newspapers?
  21. According to your text, the main advantage for a flip chart is that:
  22. Visual aids fall into four categories. Which of the following is not one of these categories?
  23. Which of the following is TRUE regarding “maps” as a presentational aid?
  24. An informative presentation on how the British Pound differs from the Euro might include actual objects such as coins and bills. Although the coins have little value, it is not wise to pass them around because of which of the following criteria for using actual objects?
  25. In an effort to maintain interest and attention, presentational aids should be limited to:
  26. The notion that you can use a presentational aid to show the stages a bill goes through Congress before it becomes law relates to which benefit of presentational aids?
  27. In general, a good PowerPoint slide is equal to a good presentation.
  28. If you wanted to display something that involved steps or stages, a would be most effective.
  29. If I want to give a speech on pricey Waterford crystal, and I bring several of the glasses I bought when in Ireland on my honeymoon, I am most likely violating which of the following general criteria for using presentational aids?
  30. Presentational aids take the place of many words, and therefore, shorten the length of a speech.

Set 2

  1. ____________ questions limit responses to several choices, yielding valuable information about such demographic factors a age, education, and income.
  2. A credible speaker is perceived as a/an
  3. A key advantage in using presentational aids in a speech is:
  4. A speaker must be inclusive to avoid unfairly categorizing or stereotyping members of the audience.
  5. According to the book, people define themselves in many ways. Which of the following was not discussed as a factor in “know the group?”
  6. According to the text, __________ are the most realistic of the two‐dimensional reproductions.
  7. Attitudes are predispositions to act in a particular way that influence individuals responses to objects, events, and situations.
  8. Audience expectations are rarely defined for you by the speaking invitation.
  9. Beliefs are _______________.
  10. Capitalized words on PowerPoint slides are helpful because they make the text even clearer and they make the message stand out.
  11. Construction time and availability are two criteria to consider for using:
  12. Deep‐seated abstract judgments about what is important to us, what we consider worthwhile and desirable are
  13. Deep‐seated abstract judgments about what is important to us, what we consider worthwhile and desirable are ___________.
  14. Essential to ANY two‐dimensional reproduction you might include as a presentational aid is:
  15. Figurative analogies are particularly helpful to a speaker when a speech deals with a complex, emotionally charged topic.
  16. If a school district’s financial director wants to illustrate how much money is spent and where it is spent, an effective way to show this is through a:
  17. If you see audiences looking at your presentational aid as though asking, “What does THAT mean?” then you have violated which of the criteria for a presentational aid?
  18. If you use a diagram, illustration, or graph from some source, you need to cite that source during your speech.
  19. If you wanted to display something that involved steps or stages, a ______________ would be most effective.
  20. In addition to showing presentational aids from the front of your audience, you can easily strengthen visual impact by passing them around the room.
  21. In addition to the general criteria for using presentational aids, the most important criterion to consider regarding actual objects is:
  22. In an effort to make the speaker‐audience connection, it is important to place your focus on your speech, not your age.
  23. In the research process, it is important to reflect on your audience before and after you gather information.
  24. is the criterion for evaluating online information that refers to the depth and breadth of the material.
  25. is the criterion for evaluating online information that refers to the timeliness of the information.
  26. Message credibility is defined as
  27. One of the suggestions for searching online and print resources is to:
  28. Presentational aids should be:
  29. questions limit responses to several choices, yielding valuable information about such demographic factors a age, education, and income.
  30. Questions to guide evaluation of a website’s accuracy include all but one of the following:
  31. Supporting your message is one of your most important tasks as you develop your speech.
  32. The authors discuss other situational characteristics to consider when determining the audience response. Which is NOT one that is discussed by the authors?
  33. The first step in using a questionnaire is designing specific questions that are likely to get you the information you need.
  34. The least important demographic consideration in most speeches is religion.
  35. The most critical relationship in public speaking is usually between the speaker and the occasion.
  36. The web evaluation criteria of COVERAGE refers to the depth and breadth of material.
  37. When trying to influence listeners, it is easier to change their attitudes than their beliefs or values.
  38. which are international, national, or specialized, provide information on an individual’s education, accomplishments, and professional activities.
  39. Which aspect below was not discussed in the text as something you need to determine when you ask, “Who are my listeners?”
  40. Which of the following is a general suggestion for using presentational aids?
  41. Which of the following is a secondary research source?
  42. Which of the following is an open‐ended question?
  43. Which of the following is not a primary source?
  44. Which of the following is not one of the criteria for evaluating online information?
  45. Which of the following IS NOT one of the four steps in developing a research strategy?
  46. Which of the following is not true regarding occupation as a demographic characteristic?
  47. Which of the following is TRUE about supporting material. Supporting material
  48. Which of the following is TRUE regarding “maps” as a presentational aid?
  49. Which of the following WAS NOT identified as a function of presentational aids?
  50. Which of the following WAS NOT identified as one of the general criteria for using presentational aids?
  51. Which of the following WAS NOT listed as a benefit of using presentational aids, according to your text?
  52. You must cite sources when you are quoting directly or paraphrasing.
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