Chapter 7 Q&A - Chapter 7 1 The first goal of an...

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Chapter 7 1. The first goal of an introduction is to: a. Connect to the audience b. Establish credibility c. Gain the audience's attention d. Introduce the main topic 2. Which of the following is NOT a method of attention-getting in a speech introduction? a. Analogy b. Narrative c. Quotation d. Teaser 3. Limiting the perceived distance between the speaker and the audience is: a. Establishing common ground. b. Establishing credibility. c. Establishing a thesis. d. Establishing primacy and recency. 4. During a speech, the audience has doubts about whether this speaker is a reliable source of information about the topic. The speaker probably should have devoted more attention to _____ during the speech.
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b. Establishing credibility c. Establishing a thesis d. Establishing primacy and recency 5. Which of the following is the function of the thesis? a. Stating the intention of the speaker. b. Telling the audience an outline of the main points. c. Explaining the proposed effect on the audience. d. Establishing the credibility of a speaker. 6. Which of the following is the function of a purpose statement? a. Stating the intention of the speaker. b. Telling the audience an outline of the main points. c. Explaining the proposed effect on the audience. d. Establishing the credibility of a speaker. 7. Which of the following is NOT an appropriate characteristic of a good thesis statement? a. The thesis should be a complete sentence. b. The thesis should be a concise statement. c. The thesis should explain the speaker's intention.
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course ORAL COMM 111 taught by Professor All during the Spring '08 term at Northwest Missouri State University.

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Chapter 7 Q&A - Chapter 7 1 The first goal of an...

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