COMS 101 Quiz 4

COMS 101 Quiz 4 Liberty University Answers

Set 1

  1. The way you organize your speech depends on your specific purpose but not your thesis statement or the type of supporting material you are using.
  2. Phrases such as “On the other hand, many people believe,” “The first proposal I would like to discuss, and “Next, I’ll turn from a discussion of the problems to a discussion of the solution” are all examples of:
  3. A speech discussing the relationship of industrial pollution to higher cancer rates in the general population would be most effective in what order?
  4. A spatial pattern represents the sequence of events in the order in which they occur.
  5. When Tom spoke he spent 2 minutes on his first point, 4 minutes on his second point, and 6 minutes on his third point. According to our authors, his speech employed:
  6. The purpose of the conclusion of a speech is to reinforce the thesis statement and bring closure to the message.
  7. A planning outline includes every word you plan to say to your audience.
  8. Terry announced: “This afternoon I intend to tell you about the quality of wood, what it means, and how to determine it.” He organized ideas around using the topical pattern.
  9. Physically involving your audience in your introduction is not an appropriate introductory technique.
  10. Which of the following IS NOT true about establishing credibility in the introduction?
  11. Never use your conclusion to connect your speech topic to a broader context or societal issue.
  12. Your introduction should first offer a personal greeting, capture and focus attention on your topic, and set an appropriate tone and mood.
  13. Which of the following WAS NOT listed as one of the three things you need to do when you “focus attention on topic and speaker”?
  14. According to Professor John Baird, “Summaries may be effective when presented at the conclusion of a speech (because) they provide the audience with a general structure under which to subsume the more specific points of the speech.”
  15. A personal greeting in the introduction of a speech functions as :
  16. Mood is the emotional disposition of the speaker as the speech is being delivered whereas tone refers to the overall feeling you hope to create in your audience.
  17. Which of the following phrases is NOT considered a signal?
  18. Anaphora is the repetition of a word or expression at the end of phrases, clauses, or sentences.
  19. Euphemism is the use of inoffensive words or phrases to substitute for more direct language.
  20. A(n) ___________________ definition is the literal or dictionary definition of a term.
  21. The characteristic of spoken language that refers to how ideas are arranged in a sentence is called:
  22. Which of the following sentences is an example of the active voice?
  23. Since the use of slang and even profanity is more common in day-to-day conversation, it is usually acceptable to use such language in public speaking.
  24. Even though there is a teleprompter, a presidential speech, such as the State of the Union address, is considered to be what type of speech?
  25. Which of the following is not an aspect of verbal delivery?
  26. Which is the most appropriate mode of delivery for students in a course in public speaking?
  27. In extemporaneous speaking, you should use your notes:
  28. All of the following are relevant aspects of speech preparation. However, the key to successful manuscript speaking is
  29. Which of the following is a guideline for EMPHASIS?
  30. “Don’t talk to the podium” is a guideline related to which aspect of verbal delivery?

Set 2

  1. “Now that we have looked at why television commercials are so expensive let’s turn to which ones are especially effective.” This statement is an example of:
  2. “Recyling will help the environment and make you feel good at the same time” is an example of a(n):
  3. A cause‐effect pattern can be used to describe steps in a process.
  4. A personal greeting in the introduction of a speech functions as :
  5. A planning outline includes every word you plan to say to your audience.
  6. A spatial pattern represents the sequence of events in the order in which they occur.
  7. A speech discussing the relationship of industrial pollution to higher cancer rates in the general population would be most effective in what order?
  8. A(n) ___________________ definition is the literal or dictionary definition of a term.
  9. According to Professor John Baird, “Summaries may be effective when presented at the conclusion of a speech (because) they provide the audience with a general structure under which to subsume the more specific points of the speech.”
  10. According to your authors, the first few minutes are critical to the success of the entire speech.
  11. According to your authors, which of the following is not considered a technique to use in the introduction of a speech?
  12. All of the following are relevant aspects of speech preparation. However, the key to successful manuscript speaking is ___________.
  13. All of the sub‐points in a speech do not have to be logical extensions from preceding points.
  14. An effective speaker will quickly establish a reason for audience members to listen. This part of the introduction is referred to as:
  15. An impromptu speech requires the least amount of preparation.
  16. Choose the BEST answer below. If Adam wore his “I make things up” t‐shirt for his persuasive speech, he would be violating which guideline of appearance?
  17. Euphemism is the use of inoffensive words or phrases to substitute for more direct language.
  18. Even though there is a teleprompter, a presidential speech, such as the State of the Union address, is considered to be what type of speech?
  19. From the words that follow, which is most closely associated with extemporaneous speaking?
  20. Good conclusions create a sense of closure for the speech.
  21. If I say, “I’m gonna” instead of “I’m going to,” I would be committing an error related to:
  22. If I’m talking about my cat, and instead of saying, “I have a cat,” I say, “I have a white, long‐haired, 12‐year‐old cat that weighs 20 pounds,” I am following what guideline regarding language usage?
  23. Imagery involves creating a vivid description through the use of one or more of our five senses.
  24. In extemporaneous speaking, you should use your notes:
  25. Internal previews are extended transitions that forecast for the audience what is to be said.
  26. Jargon can be used effectively if you are sure the members of your audience understand your references.
  27. Jesse Jackson’s line, “We cannot be what we ought to be if we push dope in our veins, rather than hope in our brains,” is an example of antithesis.
  28. Often the best humor for speeches comes from your own experiences.
  29. One of the guidelines for introductions is to prepare the introduction after preparing the body of the speech.
  30. Organization refers to the placement of lines of reasoning and supporting materials in a pattern that helps to achieve your specific purpose.
  31. Outlining is regarded by our authors as:
  32. Physically involving your audience in your introduction is not an appropriate introductory technique.
  33. Telling the audience what you’re planning to discuss during your speech is called:
  34. The _________________ identifies the main ideas of your speech.
  35. The arrangement of a series of words, phrases or sentences in a similar form is referred to as:
  36. The best time during a speech to get your audience involved in what you have to say is:
  37. The characteristic of spoken language that refers to how ideas are arranged in a sentence is called:
  38. The expression of images in groups of three has an impact on the rhythm of speech.
  39. The purpose of the conclusion of a speech is to reinforce the thesis statement and bring closure to the message.
  40. Using a _____________________ chronological pattern allows a speaker to provide perspective for a topic or issue that has relevant history and future direction or potential.
  41. Using signals when writing is just as important as using signals in a speech.
  42. What is NOT a common mistake for using note cards:
  43. When having note cards you should:
  44. When presenting a speech on the evaluation of jazz as a musical art form in America, Betsy first spoke about Dixieland jazz, the period of swing followed by be‐bop. She concluded her remarks with comments on progressive and fusion sounds. Betsy used which organizational pattern in her speech?
  45. Which of the following is a guideline for gestures?
  46. Which of the following IS NOT true about establishing credibility in the introduction?
  47. Which of the following IS NOT true regarding rate of speech?
  48. Which of the following IS NOT true regarding the planning outline?
  49. Which of the following phrases is NOT considered a signal?
  50. Which of the following sentences is an example of the active voice?
  51. Which of the following was not listed as one of the performance guidelines for the manuscript speech?
  52. Which of the following WAS NOT listed as one of the ten introduction techniques?
  53. While the guidelines for the methods of delivery may overlap, which of the following is a guideline specifically identified related to manuscript delivery?
  54. Your introduction should first offer a personal greeting, capture and focus attention on your topic, and set an appropriate tone and mood.
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