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10. According to your textbook, a good way to clarify statistical trends is to (Points : 4)
increase your speaking rate when giving statistics.
consult the Guinness Book of World Records
use exact numbers rather than rounding off.
use visual aids when presenting statistics.
make sure the statistics are from unbiased sources.


11. To give statistics greater impact, a speaker should (Points : 4)
use statistics sparingly.
let the statistics speak for themselves.
cite exact numbers rather than rounding off.
combine the statistics with technical language.
conceal the source of the statistics.


12. In his speech on depression, Dhavan said: "According to materials I located through a Google search, almost 20 million American adults suffer from a depressive illness serious enough to interfere with their jobs and their family life." According to your textbook, did Dhavan make any mistakes in citing his sources? (Points : 4)
No. Dhavan provided a clear statistic from the Internet.
Yes. Dhavan should have given the exact statistic instead of rounding it off to 20 million.
Yes. Dhavan should have identified the document's author or sponsoring organization.
Yes. Dhavan should have stated the statistic without mentioning where he found it.
No. Dhavan cited Google, which is a reputable Internet search engine.


13. Visual aids can be very useful to a speaker because they (Points : 4)
often take the place of statistics.
enhance the clarity of a speaker's ideas.
can be passed among members of the audience.
do not require a great deal of explanation.
all of the above.


14. Which of the following does your textbook present as a guideline for preparing visual aids? (Points : 4)
Keep visual aids simple.
Use a minimum of three fonts on each PowerPoint slide.
Write words in all capital letters.
all of the above.


15. Camille prepared excellent PowerPoint slides for her speech about education reform, but the speech didn't go as well as she had hoped. She had trouble finding the Enter key on her computer to advance her slides, and sometimes she skipped a slide because she held the key down too long. According to your textbook, Camille could have presented her slides more effectively if she had (Points : 4)
set up her slides to advance automatically.
practiced using the keyboard until she could advance the slides easily.
checked the equipment in the room to make sure it worked properly.
used her mouse to advance the slides instead of using the Enter key.
borrowed someone else's computer for her speech.


16. Which of the following is an instance of persuasive speaking? (Points : 4)
a coach reviewing the offensive plays for next week's game
a lawyer explaining the details of a plea bargaining agreement to her client
an architectural firm recommending adoption of its building plan
a botanist reporting the discovery of a new species
an activist honoring past leaders of the labor movement


17. That part of the audience a speaker most wants to persuade is called the (Points : 4)
specific audience.
designated audience.
central audience.
special audience.
target audience.


18. As explained in our textbook, at which of the following would you be most likely to hear a persuasive speech on a question of fact? (Points : 4)
a graduation ceremony
a retirement banquet
an awards ceremony
a political convention
a jury trial
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