chapter 2 public speaking - Public Speaking Apprehension...

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Public Speaking Apprehension gradually ____ as we speak. Choose one answer. A. decreases B. increases C. stays the same D. none of the above Question 2 According to Communication Orientation Motivation (COM) techniques, in performance orientation, the speaker views the audience as ____. Choose one answer. A. good listeners B. hypercritical judges C. inferior to the speaker's topic D. not worthy of hearing the speech Question 3 Jessica has been reducing her public speaking apprehension by using the ____ technique, which involves picturing herself in increasingly more frightening situations and learning how to relax in those situations. Choose one answer. A. Communication Orientation Motivation (COM) B. visualization C. systematic desensitization D. cognitive restructuring Question 4 The process of ____ involves tailoring the information in your speech to the needs, interests, and expectations of your listeners. Choose one answer.
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A. audience analysis B. listener analysis C. audience adaptation D. listener respect Question 5 Public Speaking Apprehension is uncommon and only affects a few people. Answer: True False Question 6 The "communibiological" theory suggests that ____. Choose one answer. A. public speaking apprehension may be inborn B. public speaking apprehension has nothing to do with nervousness C. public speaking apprehension has nothing to do with biology D. public speaking apprehension may be a result of negative past speaking experience Question 7 Anticipation reaction is ____. Choose one answer. A. the surge in your anxiety as you begin your speech B. the level of anxiety during your speech C. the gradual decline of speech anxiety about one-minute into the speech D. the level of anxiety you experience before your speech Question 8 Public speaking apprehension is most commonly caused by negative self-talk.
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Answer: True False Question 9 Adaptation reaction is ____. Choose one answer. A. the surge in your anxiety as you begin your speech B. the level of anxiety you experience before your speech C. the gradual decline of speech anxiety about one-minute into the speech D. the level of anxiety during your speech Question 10 A narrative/personal experience speech ____. Choose one answer. A. persuades the audience to do something B. recounts an experience you have had and its significance C. tells how something is made D. explains the steps in a process A narrative/personal experience speech ____. Choose one answer. A. persuades the audience to do something B. recounts an experience you have had and its significance C. tells how something is made D. explains the steps in a process Question 2 The theory that suggests that most of us become apprehensive because we don't know how to plan or prepare effectively for a public presentation is ____.
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Choose one answer. A.
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course PUBLIC SPE 1101 taught by Professor Mark during the Spring '11 term at University of Minnesota Duluth.

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chapter 2 public speaking - Public Speaking Apprehension...

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