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Part 1 of 1 - Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points Public

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Question 1 of 20 - 5.0 Points

Public speaking has been formally studied since:

A. The 5th century. 
B. The 20th century.
C. Recently.
D. Communication courses were offered at universities.

Question 2 out of 20 - 5.0 Points

Early study of public speaking was known as:

A. Public communication.
B. Rhetoric.
C. Public relations.
D. Communication study.

Question 3 out of 20 - 5.0 Points

According to Aristole, ethos refers to:

A. Emotions. 
B. Logic. 
C. Ethics.
D. None of the above.

Question 4 out of 20 - 5.0 Points

Contemporary communication studies now refer to public speaking as a form of ______ communication.

A. Group
B. Organizational 
C. Public
D. Interpersonal

Question 5 of 20 - 5.0 Points

President Obama addressing the recent graduates in a commencement exercise is an example of ____ communication:

A. Group
B. Mass
C. Interpersonal
D. Public

Question 5 of 20 - 5.0 Points

For communication to take place, there has to be:

A. Transmission of the message.
B. Medium.
C. Sharing of meaning. 
D. Absence of noise.

Question 7 of 20 - 5.0 Points

Which is NOT a benefit of studying public speaking?

A. Creates good first impression on others. 
B. Communicates competence. 
C. Proves our expertise. 
D. Develops our ability to communicate ideas and messages clearly and with impact.

Question 8 of 20 - 5.0 Points

Communicating effectively helps us to succeed in areas of:

A. Work.
B. Relationships.
C. Personal goals.

D. All of the above.

Question 9 of 20 - 5.0 Points

In a world of _____, communication skills helps us to interact with people whose backgrounds are different from our own.

A. Careers
B. Changes
C. Technology
D. Personal relationships

Question 10 of 20 - 5.0 Points

_______ focus on how people use messages to influence each other in various contexts and cultures, using variety of media.

A. Public speakers
B. Radio personalities 
C. Motivational speakers
D. Communication researchers

Question 11 of 20 - 5.0 Points

When preparing an outline for a speech, which of the below is NOT a part of the speech outline?

A. Introduction
B. Conclusion
C. Personal story
D. Body

Question 12 of 20 - 5.0 Points

Medium that carries message signals from senders to receivers of communication is:

A. Television.
B. Radio.

C. Channel.
D. Mass Media

Question 13 of 20 - 5.0 Points

Essential elements of a communication model includes all of the following EXCEPT:

A. Sender and message. 
B. Receiver and channel.

C. Feedback
D. Caller, answerer, and sales pitch.

Question 14 of 20 - 5.0 Points

Early theories of communication viewed public speaking as:

A. A one-way transmission of messages.
B. A two-way transmission of messages.
C. Only possible through a medium.
D. An any which way transmission of messages.

Question 15 of 20 - 5.0 Points

Noise caused by not understanding somebody's accent is considered:

A. External.
B. Semantic.
C. Internal.
D. Temporal.

Question 15 of 20 - 5.0 Points

Clapping from the audience is considered in communication as:

A. Noise.
B. Interference.
C. Feedback
D. Reception

Question 17 of 20 - 5.0 Points

Being the last of a long line of speakers refers to ______ context.

A. Sociopsychological
B. Physical
C. Cultural
D. Temporal

Question 18 of 20 - 5.0 Points

The speaker is the ______ of the message.

A. Decoder
B. Encoder
C. Transmitter
D. Channel

Question 19 of 20 - 5.0 Points

A big ethical issue in any form of communication is:

A. Discussing politics
B. Irrelevance
C. Plagisrism
D. Referring to different races

Question 20 of 20 - 5.0 Points

Glassophobia is known as the fear of:

A. Glasses
B. Standing in front of people
C. Public speaking
D. Saying something


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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

I had taken the test before hearing back from you. I got 4 & 5 wrong. My answer for #4 is was the same answer you have ergo, you had #4 wrong. The correct answer was "public"

Also, you had #3 wrong. I did that correct. The answer is Ethics.

Thank you again.