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T F 1. A speaker should try to uncover the audience's feelings toward the speech topic, the speaker, and the speech occasion. T F 2.



T F 1. A speaker should try to uncover the audience's feelings toward the speech topic, the speaker, and the speech occasion.

T F 2. As a general rule, people give more interest and attention to topics about which they have a negative attitude.

T F 3. Demographics are the psychological characteristics of a given population.

T F 4. When selecting a topic for an informative speech, the speaker should try to gauge what the audience already knows about the topic.

T F 5. One of the most powerful means of conveying a message is through a narrative, or story.

T F 6. Two types of primary research are interviews and surveys.

T F 7. The terms misinformation and disinformation are synonymous.

T F 8. Online sources are generally more important and reliable than print sources.

T F 9. The thesis statement expresses the goal of the speech, whereas the specific purpose expresses the theme or central idea of the speech.

T F 10. Listeners have better recall of the main points made at the beginning and at the end of a speech than of those made in between.

T F 11. The introduction of a speech should always be the longest part.

T F 12. In a topical pattern, points can be arranged in any order without negatively affecting each other or the speech purpose.

T F 13. Chronological arrangements give the speaker the greatest freedom to structure main points according to the audience's interests and the circumstances of the occasion.

T F 14. The spatial pattern describes the physical arrangement of a place, scene, or object.

T F 15. When developing a speech, a speaker should create two separate outlines: a working outline and a delivery outline.

T F 16. The full-sentence speaking outline allows for greater eye contact with the audience.

17. A speaker should try to uncover the audience's feelings toward
A) the speech topic.
B) the speaker.
C) the speech occasion.
D) all of the above.

18. Which of the following would not be considered a demographic characteristic?
A) gender
B) ethnic or cultural background
C) self-esteem
D) religion

19. Socioeconomic status (SES) includes
A) gender, occupation, and religion.
B) ethnicity, education, and occupation.
C) income, occupation, and education.
D) none of the above.

20. Brief stories of interesting, humorous, or real-life incidents are called
A) facts.
B) testimony.
C) statistics.
D) anecdotes.

21. Primary research does not include
A) information gathered by others.
B) personal interviews.
C) personal surveys.
D) all of the above.

22. FirstGov.gov, the official portal to all government services and information, does not include links to:
A) federal government Web pages.
B) international government Web pages.
C) reliable statistics.
D) encyclopedias.

23. Which of the following outlines is used for organizing and firming up main points?
A) working B) speaking
C) sentence D) key-word

24. Which type of outline is easiest to handle and follow if the speaker is well rehearsed?
A) working
B) sentence
C) key-word
D) none of the above

25. The body of a speech consists of
A) thesis statements and introductions.
B) main points, supporting points, and transitions.
C) specific purpose statements and internal summaries.
D) all of the above.

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