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Quiz 1 :

Why Public Speaking Matters Today

Quiz 1 :

Why Public Speaking Matters Today

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Charlotte's goal in her speech is to get her classmates to floss their teeth more often. Charlotte is delivering a persuasive speech.
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Students taking a public speaking course can fine-tune their __________ and __________ skills.
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verbal and nonverbal

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Someone's __________ __________ is an individual's combination of her or his knowledge and ability to communicate that knowledge to others.
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intellectual capital

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Fatima sees that her country is heading down a dangerous path. As a citizen, she starts speaking to any civic group that will listen to her vision of her country's future. Fatima exhibits which of the benefits of engaging in public speaking?
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__________ __________ refers to speaking with the goal of changing or reinforcing an audience's beliefs, values, or behaviors.
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In a study by sociologist Andrew Zekeri, which skills do college graduates find most useful upon graduation?
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Susie is delivering a speech on how to prepare a cup of coffee. Susie is delivering a persuasive speech.
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The speaking form that was originally called epideictic speaking by the ancient Greeks refers to what type of speaking?
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Speaking with the purpose of sharing knowledge or information with an audience refers to what type of speaking?
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Teachers are most likely to engage in __________ __________.
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According to research, student levels of public speaking anxiety ___________ over the course of the semester.
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Joann has been studying politics since she was in elementary school. Now as a senior in college running for town mayor, she wants to be viewed as an individual who contributes new ideas that help various aspects of society. What is Joann hoping to be viewed as?
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Public speaking can help an individual develop her or his leadership skills.
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Researcher Norman W. Edmund has estimated that by 2020 the amount of knowledge in the world will ____________.
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Which of the following statements is true about taking a public speaking course?
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What is the combination of your knowledge and ability to communicate that knowledge to others?
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Jeremy is preparing a speech where his goal is to change his audience's beliefs about the necessity of taking the SAT in high school. What type of speaking is Jeremy preparing?
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Which of the basic skills you develop through a public speaking course will help you think through the positive and negative consequences of possible solutions and communicate these ideas to others?
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Norman W. Edmund predicts that by 2020 information in our world will double every 87 days.
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The Grecian concept of epideictic speaking most closely relates to the modern understanding of informative speaking.
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