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Quiz 16 :

Informative Speaking

Quiz 16 :

Informative Speaking

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Which of the three basic goals of informative speaking focuses on making sure that a speech relies on logical organization and understandable word choices?
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During a speech on time management, Darlene uses the phrase "completion of the task" instead of "success" to ensure that her phrasing is what?
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C

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A(n) ___________ term is imprecise, leaving the meaning open to interpretation.
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What are the three basic goals of informative speaking?
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What is a term that is imprecise, leaving the meaning open to interpretation?
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What concept suggests that everyone has identities connected to family, religion, occupation, cultural origin, gender, and other characteristics?
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___________ ___________ refers to the idea that everyone has identities connected to family, religion, occupation, cultural origin, gender, and other characteristics.
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A(n) ___________ term directly names a specific thing.
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If you define many technical terms, the audience will not feel bombarded with a set of definitions.
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If your goal is to make your speech relevant and useful, then you need to give the speech a human face for audience members to latch on to.
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During the middle of a speech, the speaker says that "this community is highly discriminatory." The word "discriminatory" in this context is considered what?
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Use the definitions, descriptions, explanations, and examples you need in order to make your meanings clear, and it's OK to add tangential information you find interesting to spice up your speech.
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What is a term that directly names a specific thing and whose meaning is unlikely to require any interpretation?
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You should assume that something that's obvious to you will also be obvious to the members of your audience.
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Information that is somewhat related to the topic and thesis but is, nonetheless, a digression is referred to as ___________.
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If you can link what your speech is about to information your audience already possesses, it will help your audience members process your speech more easily.
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Which of the three basic goals of informative speaking focuses on a carefully narrowed topic and purpose?
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The three goals of informative speaking are ___________, ___________, and ___________.
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During the middle of her speech on the United Nations, Carol goes off on a rant about problems in Sahara Africa that are not related to the central idea of the speech. This "rant" is considered what?
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Which of the following is NOT a recommendation for making information clear and interesting to an audience?
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