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Monday, September 19, 2011

Quiz 6

Quiz # 6     Spring 2010    COM 101     Lynch

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

____    1.    Persuasive speakers remain neutral on a topic.

____    2.    When using examples to support a claim speakers need at least 10 examples to be convincing.

____    3.    Enthymemes are arguments in which a premise or conclusion is unstated.

____    4.    For Monroe's Motivated Sequence to be effective in a persuasive speech, each step must build on the previous one.

____    5.    Personal narratives are a common way persuasive speakers appeal to audiences' emotions.

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____    6.    A question of policy asks what course of action should be taken or how a problem should be solved.

____    7.    Fallacies in evidence involve errors in how the speaker links the evidence and the claims.

____    8.    Argument forms the foundation of persuasion.

____    9.    Questions of value ask for qualitative judgments about something's significance.

____    10.    Speeches on questions of policy never include a call for the audience to take action.

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.

____    11.    The audience's response should be something like, "I can see myself enjoying the benefits of such action" in the ____ step of the motivated sequence.
a.
satisfaction
b.
visualization
c.
action
d.
need


____    12.    "Is Paris the most beautiful city in the world?" is a question of
a.
policy.
b.
attitude.
c.
fact.
d.
value.


____    13.    A question of ____ asks for a subjective evaluation of something's worth, significance, quality, or condition.
a.
policy
b.
attitude
c.
fact
d.
value


____    14.    When persuasive speakers appeal to cultural traditions and beliefs, they rely on ____ to influence the audience.
a.
ethos
b.
mythos
c.
logos
d.
pathos


____    15.    Comparative evidence, ad populum, and appeal to tradition are examples of fallacies in
a.
reasoning.
b.
claims.
c.
responding.
d.
evidence.


____    16.    A speaker who emphasizes how listeners will earn greater recognition at work by learning more about how to do online research is appealing to audience members' ____ needs.
a.
esteem
b.
physiological
c.
safety
d.
belonging


____    17.    Words indicating a premise in an argument include:
a.
therefore.
b.
likely.
c.
probably.
d.
whereas.


____    18.    In persuading a(n) ____ audience, the speaker should use especially vivid language to raise the audience's enthusiasm level.
a.
apathetic
b.
uninformed
c.
negative
d.
positive


____    19.    Division, hasty generalization, and weak analogy are examples of fallacies in
a.
reasoning.
b.
claims.
c.
responding.
d.
evidence.


____    20.    With a(n) ____ audience it's important to use subtle persuasive tactics.
a.
apathetic
b.
uninformed
c.
negative
d.
positive


____    21.    In the ____ step of the motivated sequence, the speaker presents evidence to show the existence of a situation or problem that requires action.
a.
satisfaction
b.
visualization
c.
action
d.
need


____    22.    "Does watching too much television reduces individuals' critical thinking skills?" is a question of
a.
policy.
b.
attitude.
c.
fact.
d.
value.


____    23.    ____ speakers fulfill the role of proponent on a topic.
a.
Entertaining
b.
Persuasive
c.
Invitational
d.
Informative


____    24.    Reasoning from examples is ____ reasoning.
a.
deductive
b.
causal
c.
inductive
d.
analogical


____    25.    When using ____ reasoning the two things compared must have enough similarities to make the comparison believable.
a.
deductive
b.
causal
c.
inductive
d.
analogical


____    26.    When persuasive speakers use an enthymeme in an argument they
a.
invite dialogue.
b.
confuse audience members.
c.
leave out the facts associated with the argument.
d.
incorporate ethos into their argument.


____    27.    "Should all college students be required to take a course in public speaking?" is a question of
a.
policy.
b.
attitude.
c.
fact.
d.
value.


____    28.    Slippery slope fallacy, begging the question, and false dilemma fallacy are examples of fallacies in
a.
reasoning.
b.
claims.
c.
responding.
d.
evidence.


____    29.    With a(n) ____ audience, the persuasive speaker should visualize the topic for the audience in positive ways.
a.
apathetic
b.
uninformed
c.
negative
d.
positive


____    30.    In persuading a(n) ____ audience, speakers may ethically take a one-sided approach to the topic.
a.
apathetic
b.
uninformed
c.
negative
d.
positive

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Do you have the answers to these questions anywhere?