CHAPTER 15 ans - Chapter 15 Speaking Skills 1 Kyle has been...

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Chapter 15 Speaking Skills 1. Kyle has been asked to give a presentation on the status of an important project. The first thing he should do is a. develop an outline of the points he wants to cover in his presentation. b. prepare the visual aids he will want to use in delivering the presentation. c. determine the purpose of his presentation. d. write the text of his presentation. REF: p. 365 2. The first step in preparing an effective oral presentation is a. knowing your purpose and audience. b. collecting information. c. determining what to say. d. developing an outline. REF: p. 365 3. If you are asked to give a presentation to a hostile audience, a. be sure to include a great deal of humour in your speech. b. include many anecdotes based on your personal experiences. c. use many brightly coloured visuals to catch the audience’s attention. d. use a calm, controlled delivery style with objective data and expert opinion. REF: p. 365 4. The opening of an oral presentation should a. focus solely on the points to be covered in the presentation. b. try to establish the credibility of the audience. c. develop the main point with adequate explanation and details. d. preview the main points of the presentation. REF: p. 366 5. Speakers establish credibility by a. describing their qualifications. b. using effective visual aids. c. getting the audience involved.
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d. previewing their main points. REF: p. 366 6. Susan tells the audience that she has been with MBI for 15 years and has worked with numerous com- panies similar to the one she is addressing today to a. capture the listeners’ attention and get them involved. b. preview the main points of the presentation. c. present the body of the speech. d. identify herself and establish credibility. REF: p. 366 7. The biggest problem with most oral presentations is a. not maintaining eye contact with the audience. b. not adapting a presentation to the audience. c. using terminology unfamiliar to the audience. d. failure to focus on a few principal ideas. REF: p. 366 8. The body of a short, 20-minute presentation should focus on a. at least five to eight main points. b. one or two main points. c. two to four main points. d. up to ten main points. REF: p. 366 9. An oral presentation on company sales by the regional office might best be organized by a. component. b.
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