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Public Speaking MCQ Questions and Answers Quiz

1. In public speaking, sound ethical decisions involve weighing a potential course of action against

  1. A set of ethical standards or guidelines
  2. The practicality of taking that course of action
  3. A set of legal criteria for acceptable speech
  4. The speakers goals in a given situation

2. .................... is anxiety over the prospect of giving a speech in front of an audience

  1. Adrenaline
  2. Visualization
  3. Stage Fright

3. The process of creating a bond with listeners by emphasizing common values, goals, and experiences is called .................... by communication scholars.

  1. association
  2. identification
  3. cooperation

4. Which of the following does your textbook recommend as a way to help you deal with nervousness in your speeches?

  1. Be prepared to fail in your first few speeches
  2. Tell the audience how nervous you get when speaking
  3. Work especially hard on your speech introduction
  4. All answers are correct

5. The messages, usually nonverbal, sent from a listener to a speaker are called

  1. Cues
  2. Feedback
  3. Prompts

6. If you present another persons language or ideas as your own, you are guilty of

  1. Defamation
  2. Personification
  3. Plagiarism

7. The primary purpose of speechmaking is to

  1. Display your knowledge about a topic
  2. Gain a desired response from listeners
  3. Enhance the audience’s self-concept
  4. Promote your ethical standards

8. Which of the following does your textbook discuss as major factors in demographic audience analysis?

  1. Education, cultural background, and interest in the topic
  2. Physical setting, religion, and audience size
  3. Gender, age, group membership, and sexual orientation
  4. Social status, ethnicity, and attitude toward the topic

9. Because speechmaking is a form of power, it carries with it heavy .................... responsibilities.

  1. Ethical
  2. Psychological
  3. Sociological

10. .................... is the belief that ones own group or culture is superior to all other groups or cultures.

  1. Ethnocentrism
  2. Egocentrism
  3. Elitism
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