Chapter 10 Q&A - Chapter 10 1. Which of the...

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Chapter 10 1. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of an informative speech? a. Topic has limited controversy. b. Objective is to teach about the unknown. c. Topic advocates a specific position. d. The outcome is increased knowledge or skill. 2. A student is presenting an informative speech describing the different types of common rock found in a typical backyard. The audience, having never heard this information before, is generally bored. The presenter failed to establish which of the following criteria? a. Novelty b. Significance c. Proof d. Correct amount of information 3. An audience from Iowa was exposed to an informative presentation about the needs of homeless people in New York City. While the information was new to the audience and the audience believed the issues were real, the presentation still failed to impact the audience. The presenter failed to establish which of the following criteria in the presentation? a. Novelty b. Significance c. Relevance d. Correct amount of information
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4. A presenter is giving an informative speech regarding the mating patterns of spiders. What information best creates a feeling of relevance to the audience? a. Spiders usually give birth to thousands of baby spiders at one time. b. Nearly every species of spider is not poisonous or harmful to humans. c. Spiders tend to mate in dark, damp places.
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