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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Com 101 CSN Quiz # 1


Quiz # 1      Spring 2010       Com 101        Lynch

        Tre      True / False (write T for True, F for False)

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.Select the best answer.

____    1.            Award presentations should include the positive and negative attributes of the person receiving the award.

____    2.            Taking notes with a laptop computer while listening to a speech is a much better alternative to writing your notes on paper.

____    3.            According to the Roman statesman Cicero, there are five "arts of public speaking."

____    4.            The most neglected part of a speech is usually the introduction.

____    5.            Ethnocentric listeners usually respond positively to a speaker who does not share their cultural background.

____    6.            The psychological and emotional tone that develops as we interact with others is called a communication climate.

____    7.            There are actually four different ways of listening.

____    8.            Ethical public speaking requires a dialogue between speakers and listeners.

Mult         Multiple Choice


Questions by the authors of the text  or from repeated lecture and should use the textbook and lecturs as a basis for determining the best possible answer. Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question as would be interpirted by the authors of the text book. There may be more than one correct answer, so you must select the one that is the one inferred in the text and lecture. Reread other questions if needed to assist in your thought process.

____    9.            When you go to a comedy club for entertainment, you are engaging in ____.
a.
appreciative listening
b.
empathic listening
c.
critical listening
d.
listening for content


____  10.            Effective tributes and eulogies
a.
provide inspiration.
b.
are lighthearted and entertaining.
c.
avoid emotion.
d.
rely on an impromptu delivery.


____  11.            When you email an expert for information on you topic, how should you deal with that information in your speech?
a.
You may use it as your own since it is considered "public domain."
b.
You should ask the person's permission to use it.
c.
You should name your source in your speech.
d.
You should ask permission and name your source in your speech.


____  12.            When presenting on camera the speaker should
a.
focus on the camera, not the audience, when an in-person audience is present.
b.
write out what they plan to say in manuscript form
c.
try not to move at all.
d.
avoid jargon.


____  13.            The term "ethics" refers to
a.
a person's religious beliefs.
b.
Greek mythology.
c.
right and wrong.
d.
a person's ethnic background.


____  14.            The guidelines for effectively presenting a speech of introduction include
a.
connect with the audience and the event.
b.
present a complete biography of the speaker.
c.
speak for no more than one minute.
d.
keep the speaker's topic a mystery.


____  15.            The guidelines for effectively presenting a speech of nomination include
a.
be very informal.
b.
every detail about the nominee's résumé.
c.
using the impromptu method of delivery.
d.
choosing a nominator who is well respected.


____  16.            When Bill has finished listening to Sally's speech, he challenges her by opening his comments with, "I am sure you are wrong about the statistics you used to support you point about the dangers of cloning." This creates which kind of communication climate?
a.
productive communication climate
b.
defensive communication climate
c.
supportive communication climate
d.
None of these answers are correct.


____  17.            Ethical speakers and listeners have what in common?
a.
a mutual respect for themselves and each other
b.
logical interaction with each other
c.
accuracy
d.
All of these answers are correct.


____  18.            For a(n) ____, only the group members attend and there is no audience.
a.
round table discussion
b.
oral report
c.
forum
d.
panel discussion


____  19.            The practice of using limited portions of an author's work and crediting the source is called ____.
a.
fair use
b.
oral citations
c.
ethnocentrism
d.
plagiarism


____  20.            Cathy's speech at her college campus sorority attacked and degraded the Mexican students. This type of speech is called ____.
a.
ethical
b.
hate speech
c.
free speech
d.
supportive communication


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