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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Quiz 5

Quiz # 5   Chapters 6, 7    COM 101  Spring 10    Lynch

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

____    1.    Most search engines are able to access all of the websites on the Internet.

____    2.    You should choose your keywords carefully and consider alternatives to your original choice in order to produce a range of results.

____    3.    Using your own experiences as the basis for developing your research strategy is not usually a good idea.

____    4.    Most words have several connotative meanings and infinite denotative meanings.

____    5.    Speakers often use analogies to help an audience understand something new to them.

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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.

____    6.    One of the questions Nick asked during his interview with a nuclear physicist was, "Wouldn't you agree that the benefits of nuclear power out way the risks?" This is what type of question?
a.
open-ended
b.
closed-ended
c.
neutral
d.
leading


____    7.    When researching your topic, you want information that has currency. This means ____
a.
information you can take to the bank.
b.
information that is up to date.
c.
information you can purchase.
d.
information that is timeless.


____    8.    Sally wants to use the computer to research her speech topic. To do so, she will need to develop ____ to properly guide the search engines she will use.
a.
discussion lists
b.
particular keywords
c.
web directory
d.
bibliography


____    9.    In general, the logical first step in gathering information for your speech should be
a.
conducting an interview.
b.
paying a visit to the library.
c.
using the Internet.
d.
reading magazines.


____    10.    Becoming an expert on your topic will
a.
reduce you speech anxiety.
b.
allow you to determine the reliability of what you know.
c.
allow you to determine the credibility of your original source.
d.
All of these answers are correct.


____    11.    To get a sampling of websites associated with your topic, you can use ____.
a.
metasearch engines
b.
blogs
c.
search engines
d.
discussion lists


____    12.    "Looking for wild asparagus is like hunting for mushrooms; they are relatively hard to find, but well worth the effort when you do find them." This type of comparison is called ____.
a.
a metaphor
b.
an anecdote
c.
an analogy
d.
a side-by-side


____    13.    When a speaker defines something by explaining how it works or what it does, this is called what?
a.
definition by analogy
b.
definition by association
c.
definition by example
d.
definition by function


____    14.    Using definitions in your speech may
a.
help clarify your topic.
b.
help audience members and the speaker think about the topic in similar ways.
c.
cause problems if not properly used.
d.
All of these answers are correct.


____    15.    Because they appeal to logic, audience members generally find ____ convincing in persuasive situations.
a.
definitions
b.
examples
c.
facts and statistics
d.
narrative


____    16.    Which of the following is viewed by people as having the most credibility?
a.
cable TV news
b.
network TV news
c.
local daily newspapers
d.
major national newspapers


____    17.    Hypothetical examples are based on ____.
a.
supposition
b.
facts
c.
personal experience
d.
None of these answers are correct.


____    18.    Which of the following four terms does not relate to the other three?
a.
stories
b.
definitions
c.
anecdotes
d.
narratives


____    19.    In Dave's speech about the history of civil rights in the U.S., he used quotes from Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King, Jr. Dave used ____ to support his points.
a.
definitions
b.
facts
c.
analogies
d.
testimony


____    20.    Which type of example gives listeners the most detail?
a.
specific examples
b.
hypothetical examples
c.
general examples
d.
supportive examples

4 comments:

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John Smith said...

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John Smith said...

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