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Critical listening is important because not all speakers are honest and ethical

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Question;Question 1 4 points Save Critical listening is important because not all speakers are honest and ethical. Question 1 answers True False;Question 2 Which element of the introduction can be omitted in a one-point speech? Question 2 answers the preview the thesis statement the attention getter all of these none of these;Question 3 text Question 3 4 points Save During her speech about alcohol use on campus, Leila formally defined every term for her audience, including "chug," "kegger," and "chaser." Her audience was turned off by the belief that she was talking down to them and failing to acknowledge their prior knowledge. Leila's mistake was in showing ________ to her listeners. Question 3 answers stereotyping allusions condescension prejudice contempt;Question 4 text Question 4 4 points Save A clear message should have a purpose and a thesis that are apparent to the listeners. Question 4 answers True False;Question 5 text Question 5 4 points Save Two important goals for any speech are to create a clear purpose and establish positive pathos. Question 5 answers True False;Question 6 text Question 6 4 points Save A speaker can combat the problem of the audience's limited attention span by: Question 6 answers using lots of sound bites. employing a minimum of supporting material. dividing the speech into small segments. oversimplifying the message. ending the speech at the first sign of boredom.;Question 7 text Question 7 4 points Save Thorough audience analysis addresses two types of audience culture. Question 7 answers True False;Question 8 text Question 8 4 points Save What are the three parts of every speech? Question 8 answers ethos, pathos, and logos the introduction, the body, and the conclusion the speaker, the speech, and the audience The purpose, the thesis, and the supporting material preparation, presentation, and feedback;Question 9 text Question 9 4 points Save When listeners assume that because two messages are similar, they must be identical, they are practicing a type of "jumping to conclusions" called: Question 9 answers assimilation. interpretation. identification. categorization. implication.;Question 10 text Question 10 4 points Save To combat limited attention span, speakers should make their speeches as short as possible. Question 10 answers True False;Question 11 text Question 11 4 points Save Public speaking occurs in response to: Question 11 answers a specific situation. feedback. a speaker's urge to speak. the audience's need to know something. the inherent importance of an issue.;Question 12 text Question 12 4 points Save The development of the thesis is accomplished in the introduction of the speech. Question 12 answers True False;Question 13 text Question 13 4 points Save Listeners naturally appreciate and support speakers who address their interests and beliefs. Question 13 answers True False;Question 14 text Question 14 4 points Save While Bobby was listening to a speech about energy conservation, he hears the speaker discuss oil as a nonrenewable resource. This prompts him to think that it is time to change the oil in his car, and he begins to plan a trip to the Jiffy Lube. Which listening problem has Bobby fallen prey to? Question 14 answers limited attention span listener distraction jumping to conclusions situational distraction transference;Question 15 text Question 15 4 points Save Which of the following is NOT an element of the rhetorical situation? Question 15 answers purpose audience speaker occasion speech;Question 16 text Question 16 4 points Save The following statements make up an outline for a typical one-point speech. Which statement belongs in the body of the speech? Question 16 answers For example So what? In general This concerns you Wake up!;Question 17 text Question 17 4 points Save Most speakers, after evaluating their audience, try to present their ideas in a way that achieves common ground with the audience. This common ground is called: Question 17 answers identification. salience. purpose. speech. feedback.;Question 18 text Question 18 4 points Save Statements of opinion: Question 18 answers are salient to the audience. reflect subjective judgments based on experience. refer to observable phenomena. are verifiable. are only salient when verified.;Question 19 text Question 19 4 points Save Audience demographics refers to the listeners' political affiliations. Question 19 answers True False;Question 20 text Question 20 4 points Save Outside of the classroom most speakers conduct audience analysis using: Question 20 answers simplifying devices. market research. focus groups. audience surveys common sense;Question 21 text Question 21 4 points Save Evaluation standards for assessing the quality of a speech should be based on an understanding of: Question 21 answers the rhetorical situation. the speaker's purpose. audience feedback. the rhetorical situation and the speaker's purpose the rhetorical situation and audience feedback;Question 22 text Question 22 4 points Save When you tailor your speech to the educational level of your classmates in a public speaking course, you are focusing your audience analysis on: Question 22 answers audience demographics. audience psychology. audience culture. audience knowledge. audience interests.;Question 23 text Question 23 4 points Save Because listeners have a tendency toward selective attention, speakers must be sure to: Question 23 answers provide clear supporting material for listeners. use several visual aids. use animated gestures and facial expressions to entertain them. tell the audience what they want to hear. motivate listeners to pay attention.;Question 24 text Question 24 4 points Save 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 these main points does NOT truly support the thesis? Question 24 answers Coaches are offering payments as inducements to high school athletes. More restrictions should be placed on contacts with recruits. The NCAA needs to investigate athletes' finances more carefully. Some college athletes have classwork done for them by their tutors. Recruiters regularly find ways to get around limits on contacting high school athletes.;Question 25 text Question 25 4 points Save The thesis of the speech focuses on the response that the speaker wants from his or her audience. Question 25 answers True False;Question 1 4 points Save As the chair of the United Way campaign, Maggie wanted to convince all her coworkers to sign a pledge card donating money to the United Way. Her purpose was: Question 1 answers agenda setting. strengthening commitment. weakening a feeling. inducing a specific action. creating a new perspective.;Question 2 text Question 2 4 points Save The two basic components of organization are: Question 2 answers organizing and outlining. main points and subpoints. ideas and evidence. selection and arrangement. ethos and clarity.;Question 3 text Question 3 4 points Save Your research notes should include full bibliographic citations for all sources, print and electronic. Question 3 answers True False;Question 4 text Question 4 4 points Save Supporting material which relies on the judgments of someone, other than the speaker, who has relevant experience and expertise is called: Question 4 answers factual testimony. opinion testimony. personal experience. direct observation. case study.;Question 5 text Question 5 4 points Save Common knowledge is useful as supporting material not because it is true, but because most people presume that it is true. Question 5 answers True False;Question 6 text Question 6 4 points Save Style is achieved primarily through language. Question 6 answers True False;Question 7 text Question 7 4 points Save In a rhetorical proof, reasoning links the supporting material to the claim. Question 7 answers True False;Question 8 text Question 8 4 points Save The Internet includes information that is biased, out of date, and inaccurate. Question 8 answers True False;Question 9 text Question 9 4 points Save Using similar phrasing and grammar for main points is a way to create parallel structure among your main ideas. Question 9 answers True False;Question 10 text Question 10 4 points Save Lay testimony is: Question 10 answers factual testimony that can be verified by ordinary people. another name for opinion testimony. expert testimony that has been paraphrased. testimony from someone who is not an expert. testimony that has been proven to be a lie.;Question 11 text Question 11 4 points Save Literal analogies are comparisons that are quoted word-for-word from the source material. Question 11 answers True False;Question 12 text Question 12 4 points Save Charlton argued that if we outlaw guns, only outlaws will have guns. What kind of reasoning is this? Question 12 answers example cause analogy narrative sign;Question 13 text Question 13 4 points Save Which of the following is a characteristic of mathematical or scientific proof? Question 13 answers the support involves values and judgments it cannot be proven, it can only be supported the claims can often be proved with certainty it can only be used by scientific experts the strength of the support is determined by the speaker and the audience together;Question 14 text Question 14 4 points Save The term "fugitive materials" refers to: Question 14 answers books and articles that have not been returned to the library. unpublished papers and archives that are hard to find on the Web. sources that can only be found in the historical archives of the library. information on personal websites, like blogs. notes you have taken, but you cannot remember where you left them.;Question 15 text Question 15 4 points Save The claim in a rhetorical proof can be a thesis statement, a main idea, or a subpoint. Question 15 answers True False;Question 16 text Question 16 4 points Save The two basic components of organization are selection and arrangement. Question 16 answers True False;Question 17 text Question 17 4 points Save A chronologically organized speech can be arranged from past to present or from present to past. Question 17 answers True False;Question 18 text Question 18 4 points Save Which of the following qualities is essential when reasoning by narrative? Question 18 answers resonance plausibility coherence all of these resonance and coherence only;Question 19 text Question 19 4 points Save Limited attention span creates a constraint based upon: Question 19 answers the speaker's ethos. the nature of the topic. the rhetorical situation. audiences in general. all of these;Question 20 text Question 20 4 points Save You must be sure that the sources of opinion testimony are trusted by your listeners because opinion testimony cannot be verified, it must simply be accepted. Question 20 answers True False;Question 21 text Question 21 4 points Save Which of the following is a "finding aid"? Question 21 answers brainstorming internet browser reference librarian personal inventory magnifying glass;Question 22 text Question 22 4 points Save Reasoning by sign proceeds by: Question 22 answers using specific instances to infer a general conclusion. showing that when one thing stands for another, we can infer the existence of what it stands for. inferring that facts or opinions from a reliable source are accurate and trustworthy. using a powerful story to lead the audience to the conclusion one wants to support. arguing that two things that are basically alike in most respects will also be alike with respect to the issue at hand. Question 23 text Question 23 4 points Save Which of the following sources of information is more up-to-date than books? Question 23 answers periodicals interviews newspapers Internet sources all of these;Question 24 text Question 24 4 points Save A good topic is interesting to the audience, but when an audience has a high level of interest in a topic, their bias may prevent them from listening carefully. Question 24 answers True False;Question 25 text Question 25 4 points Save Conducting a personal inventory is a good method for selecting a topic. It involves looking through all your old notes to determine which topics you have the most information about. Question 25 answers True False

 

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