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TRUEA manuscript style of delivery is often boring to listen to.Adler - Chapter 11 #49Topic: Types of Delivery50.Except for remarks that will be recorded by the press or used in legal proceedings, a good rule of thumb is: "Don't read your presentation." TRUEAvoid reading your presentation from a manuscript in most situations.Adler - Chapter 11 #50Topic: Types of Delivery51.If you memorize every word of your presentation, your voice will show expressiveness and your speech will sound natural. FALSEWhen speakers try to memorize their presentations, it becomes difficult for them to become involved in the meaning and expressiveness of what they are saying.Adler - Chapter 11 #51Topic: Types of Delivery
52.While memorizing an entire presentation is not advisable, memorizing key passages is often a good idea. TRUEIt's often helpful to memorize small segments of your presentation.Adler - Chapter 11 #52Topic: Types of Delivery53.If you use a memorized presentation as a form of delivery, the chances that you will have stage fright will increase. TRUEWhen speakers try to memorize their presentations, this often results in increased anxiety.Adler - Chapter 11 #53Topic: Types of Delivery54.In most cases, presentations are more effective when you deliver them extemporaneously. TRUEIt's usually more effective to deliver a presentation extemporaneously.Adler - Chapter 11 #54Topic: Types of Delivery55.Speaking notes for an extemporaneous speech should always consist of detailed outlines written on 3" x 5" note cards. FALSEEffective notes for extemporaneous presentations should be brief, not overly detailed. Word processed outlines are often preferable to note cards.Adler - Chapter 11 #55Topic: Types of Delivery56.An extemporaneous presentation should sound spontaneous, but in fact it should be memorized word for word. FALSEAn extemporaneous presentation is planned and rehearsed, but not memorized word-for-word.Adler - Chapter 11 #56Topic: Types of Delivery57.A good extemporaneous presentation should sound exactly the same each time you deliver it. FALSEAn extemporaneous presentation will sound a little different each time you deliver it.Adler - Chapter 11 #57Topic: Types of Delivery
58.To save time, it is often best to deliver a presentation in an off-the-cuff manner (that is, "wing it"), instead of developing it in advance. FALSEWhenever possible, take time to prepare remarks in advance.Adler - Chapter 11 #58Topic: Types of Delivery59.During an impromptu presentation, you should state your thesis during the first moments you are addressing the audience. TRUEIn an impromptu talk, state your thesis in the first moments of your presentation.Adler - Chapter 11 #59Topic: Types of Delivery60.Because an impromptu speech is not rehearsed, it does not need to be organized. FALSEIn an impromptu speech, avoid rambling by organizing your speech with a thesis and main points.