Speech Study Guide

Chapter One Practice Exam 1. What is public speaking? a. Texting b. Coffee date conversation c. Structured and purposeful speech delivered by a speaker to an audience d. Structured conversation 2. What are the five generally mutual ethical standards? a. Honesty, integrity, fairness, respect, and responsibility b. Cleverness, boredom, structure, organization, and follow-through c. Follow-through, coyness, elatedness, organization, and honesty d. Fairness, cleverness, respect, honesty, and organization 3. All of the following constitute plagiarism, except: a. Changing a few words at the beginning, middle, or end of the material, but coping the rest of material without citation b. Completely paraphrasing the unique ideas of another person and not giving credit to the original person c. Purchasing, borrowing, or using in a speech or an essay in part or in whole that is prepared by another and presented as original d. Properly crediting a source 4. The classical tradition focuses on the speaker. a. True b. False

5. The contemporary tradition (view) focuses more on the audience. a. True b. False 6. All of the following are part of cultural sensitivity, except: a. Fair-mindedness b. Audience research c. Egotism d. Compassion 7. An engaged citizen does all of the following except: a. Participate in political organizations b. Take part in causes they believe in c. Utilizes their freedom of speech d. Post Facebook statuses complaining about society but never doing anything about it

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