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BC_MC_Test_16_ans - Chapter 16 DESIGNING AND DELIVERING...

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254 Chapter 16 DESIGNING AND DELIVERING ORAL AND ONLINE PRESENTATIONS Multiple Choice 1. Speeches and oral presentations are much like any other messages in that a. they require similar planning. b. the size of the groups to which they are delivered is similar. c. the interaction between the audience and speaker is similar. d. they deal with emotional or personal issues to a similar extent. ANSWER: a; DIFFICULTY: moderate; PAGE: 498; TYPE: concept 2. When you prepare a speech or presentation, your first step involves a. analyzing the situation. b. choosing the right words. c. planning the content, length, and style of your speech or presentation. d. doing all of the above ANSWER: a; DIFFICULTY: moderate; PAGE: 498; TYPE: concept 3. The two most common purposes of business presentations are to a. analyze and synthesize. b. regulate and validate. c. inform and persuade. d. illustrate and entertain. ANSWER: c; DIFFICULTY: moderate; PAGE: 499; TYPE: concept 4. One of the steps in analyzing your audience is to a. determine whether your audience is comfortable listening to the language you speak. b. remember to keep your speech or oral presentation short. c. define your purpose. d. prepare a detailed, informative outline. ANSWER: a; DIFFICULTY: moderate; PAGE: 499; TYPE: concept 5. Selecting the right medium for your presentation is a. easy—you’re simply giving a speech. b. an important decision since technology offers a number of choices. c. only an issue when addressing audiences from other cultures. d. not something you need to think about early on. ANSWER: b; DIFFICULTY: moderate; PAGE: 500; TYPE: concept
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255 6. When organizing a speech or presentation, your first step is to a. develop an outline. b. define the main idea. c. write the introduction. d. decide on the delivery style. ANSWER: b; DIFFICULTY: moderate; PAGE: 500; TYPE: concept 7. The best way to clarify your main idea in a presentation is to a. provide a lengthy handout for your audience to review during your presentation. b. describe it using jargon and complicated language to emphasize its importance. c. develop a single sentence that links your subject and purpose to your audience’s frame of reference. d. allow your audience to gradually figure it out on their own. ANSWER: c; DIFFICULTY: moderate; PAGE: 501; TYPE: concept 8. For business presentations, time restraints are usually a. rigid, permitting little or no flexibility. b. meaningless—audiences expect presenters to take a little more time than they’re allotted. c. imposed only on lower-level employees. d. not important if you are presenting to your colleagues. ANSWER: a; DIFFICULTY: moderate; PAGE: 502; TYPE: concept 9. When using electronic slides, try to average one slide for a. each minute you speak. b.
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