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77.Diagrams are useful for conveying information about size, shape and structure. True False78.One effective way to make a visual aid for an oral presentation is to enlarge a table from a book or written report. 79.Use numbered lists for steps in the process and bulleted lists for items that are equally important. 80.Pie charts are useful for illustrating how resources have been allocated. 81.Use bar charts to compare the value of several items. True False82.Pictograms work best for a lay audience, not a professional audience. 83.Graphs are ideal for demonstrating steps in a process. 84.Graphs are capable of showing a large amount of data without becoming cluttered. 85.You can add a professional touch to your presentation by including segments of home-made videos. True False86.Although some speakers place large-size sticky notes on the board, it is never advisable to do so. 87.If you will be speaking to more than 50 people, flip charts are a useful method for encouraging audience involvement. 88.When speakers use computerized displays, it is rare for anything to go wrong. 89.For most business presentations, the best time to distribute handouts is between the introduction of the speech and the first main point. True False90.You should decide on an organizational plan for your speech and select your supporting points BEFORE you create your software presentation. 91.When you are using presentation software, it's best to resist the temptation to use elaborate and dazzling animation. 92.Because visual aids can boost a speaker's credibility, it is wise to include as many as you can in your presentation. As a general rule, the more visual aids the better.
93.It is a good idea to leave your visual on display after you have finished discussing it so audience members who are especially interested can continue to study the visual. True False94.Identify three functions of supporting material in a presentation. Illustrate each function with an example. 95.List the seven types of verbal supporting materials presented in the textbook. For each, provide at least one principle of effective use. 96.What are statistics? What value do they add to a presentation? Explain three guidelines for using statistics effectively in a presentation. 97.Describe the four-step method for citing sources without interrupting the flow of your presentation. Illustrate this method, using an imaginary quotation and source. 98.Explain three benefits of using visual aids to accompany an oral presentation.