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Quiz 18 :

Speaking to Entertain

Quiz 18 :

Speaking to Entertain

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In Fall 2011, actor Charlie Sheen had a special on Comedy Central where other celebrities praised and insulted Sheen through various speeches. Which of the eight types of ceremonial speaking does this represent?
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Which of the eight types of ceremonial speaking are common at weddings, birthday parties, Bar Mitzvahs, etc.?
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Different audiences will respond differently to speech material, so the more you know about your audience the more likely you'll succeed in your speech.
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A(n) ____________ speech is designed to captivate an audience's attention and regale or amuse them while delivering a clear message.
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Speeches given at the Academy Awards, Emmy Awards, Grammy Awards, and Tony Awards after someone wins an award represent which of the eight types of ceremonial speaking?
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The biggest mistake you can make when delivering an entertaining speech is to underprepare or simply not prepare at all.
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One of the biggest mistakes entertaining speakers can make is delivering one generic speech to different groups without adapting the speech to the specific occasion.
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Which of the following statements is true about entertaining speeches?
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What are the main points of an introduction speech?
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What is an entertainment speech?
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When we use the word "entertain," we are not just referring to _______, but also to _______.
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The term "entertainment" in entertaining speaking refers to what key aspects?
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The manner of speaking used in an entertaining speech is typically different from traditional informative or persuasive speeches.
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Of the four ingredients to effective entertaining speeches, which one do you think is the most important to remember? Why?
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Which of the following is not a typical context for an entertaining speech?
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Acceptance speeches and toasts can be relatively long (typically over five minutes).
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Which of the eight types of ceremonial speaking are designed to allow someone to say goodbye to one part of his or her life as he or she moves on to the next?
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Which of the following is NOT one of the four ingredients for an entertaining speech?
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Which type of speech is designed to captivate an audience's attention and regale or amuse audience members while delivering a clear message?
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Upon completing the new pediatrics wing at the local hospital, the hospital invited the person who donated the money to have the wing built to consecrate the hospital wing. Which of the eight types of ceremonial speaking does this represent?
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