Public Speaking Final

When the general purpose of your speech is to ________, you act primarily as a teacher or lecturer.
Inform
Which organizational pattern would probably be most effective for arranging the main points of a speech with the central idea “There are five basic positions of the feet in a ballet”?
Topical
Which organizational pattern would probably be most effective for arranging the main points of a speech with the specific purpose “To inform my audience about the major geographical regions of Mexico?”
Spatial
“To inform my audience about the three stages in a job interview” is a specific purpose statement for an informative speech about a(n)
Process
Outlining is an important part of public speaking because
it helps the speaker prepare their thoughts
Arranged in random order below are a main point, one subpoint, and three sub-subpoints from a speech preparation outline. Which is the main point?
Over the years, people have tried many remedies to combat the common cold.
Which of the following is an instance of informative speaking?
a social worker explaining adoption law to potential parents
If you needed a quotation to use in your speech conclusion, which of the follow would be the best reference source to consult?
encyclopedia on the topic of speech
Your textbook recommends using ___________ in your informative speeches as a way to keep your ideas from being overly abstract.
comparison, description, contrast
“To inform my audience about the causes and effects of the Boxer Rebellion in China” is an example of a specific purpose statement for an informative speech about a(n)
event
According to your textbook, speaking outline
contains delivery cues for the speaker
According to your textbook, “My second point is…” is an example of a(n)
signpost
Informative speeches about processes are usually arranged in __________ order.
chronological or tropical
Jackson had been a rodeo fan since childhood. In his informative speech, he gave a presentation with the following main points. Jackson’s points were arranged in ________ order.
Chronological
Speeches about __________ are often more complex than other types of informative speeches.
concepts
If used between the last two points in an informative speech, the speech would most likely be organized in _____________ order.
Chronological
To inform my audience about the major achievements of Ronald Reagan is a specific purpose statement for an informative speech about a(n)
object
The most effective order of main points in a speech depends above all on your topic, purpose, and
audience
Which of the following does your textbook recommend for preparing main points?
all of the above
What does your textbook mean when it recommends that your personalize your ideas in an informative speech
Present your ideas in human terms that relate to the experience of the audience
A __________ is a search engine that combines Internet technology with traditional library methods of cataloging and assessing data
virtual library
The __________ is the longest and most important part of the speech.
body
According to your textbook, the three criteria for judging the reliability of research documents located on the
recency
If your can’t identify the author of a document on the Internet, your textbook recommends that you
try to determine the sponsoring organization for the document
A(n) ______________ is a research aid that catalogues articles from a large number of scholarly journals.
academic database