Speech Exam

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  1. One example of social rituals.
    Shaking hands, waving, etc.
  2. In which kind of communication we communicate with ourselves?
    Intrapersonal communication.
  3. Denotative meaning (denotation).
    The dictionary literal meaning of a word.
  4. Connotative meaning (connotation).
    Emotional or implied meaning associated with a word.
  5. The use of touch to convey meaning
  6. The use of face and eyes to convey meaning.
    Affect displays.
  7. The use of distance or proximity to convey meaning.
  8. The use of posture and gesture to convey meaning.
  9. The use of clothes to convey meaning.
    Artifactual communication.
  10. Define mass communication.
    Many people in different places and at different times receive the same message, by radio, television, newspaper, etc.
  11. Which is the distance when you are from 4 feet to 12 feet from someone?
    Social distance.
  12. Public distance.
    12 feet or more from someone.
  13. Personal distance.
    18 inches - 4 feet from someone.
  14. Intimate distance.
    Up to 18 inches.
  15. Define the problem-solution kind of speech.
    First, the problem is described. Then, the solution or solutions are proposed. It is useful on a persuasive speech.
  16. When does effective communication occurs?
    It occurs when both speakers and listeners share common meanings.
  17. Decoding.
    Theprocess of interpreting the message. Decoding takes symbols and gives them meaning.
  18. Encoding.
    Assigning and giving meaning to data.
  19. What is the sequence of the process of listening?
    • Hearing
    • Attending
    • Understanding
    • Responding/Remembering
  20. Anticipatory listening
    The listener anticipates what the speaker will say.
  21. Defensive listening.
    Listener's main goal is to argue or disagree.
  22. Anaphora.
    Repetition of a word, phrase or expression at the beggining of successive lines.
  23. Personification.
    When human qualities are given to non-human objects or creatures.
  24. Impromptu speech.
    Does not require a great deal of preparation and practice.
  25. Signposting.
    Using of words and expressions such as "next" "my first point is", etc.
  26. The view we have of ourself is denominated...
  27. Committee
    Is a sub-group within a larger organization. It is usually an action group.
  28. Symposium
    A discussion in which each group member gives a short uninterrupted speech.
  29. Closed question.
    Seeks a very specific answer.
  30. Direct question.
    Is straightforward and goes directly to the point.
  31. Fill-in listening.
    We do not get the whole message and fill the gaps with what we want to hear.
  32. Hypotetical question.
    Asks how a person would react to a specific situation.
  33. Indirect question.
    Seeks specific information without directly asking for it.
  34. Leading question.
    • Suggests the desired answer. 
    • (You wanted to win the game, didn't you?)
  35. Open-ended question.
    You can't answer simply with "yes" or "no"
  36. Opinion question.
    Asks for a person's judgment about something.
  37. Primary question.
    Begins a new topic.
  38. Secondary question.
    Helps to understand the answer to the primary question.
  39. Summary question.
    Helps the interviewer summarize the main conclusion or aspect of the conversation.
  40. Follow-up question.
    You create it as the interview progresses. Often are more important than those you plan in advance.
  41. Advocacy group
    A group specifically created to support a cause or a group.
  42. Which organizational format would you use when giving a speech on how nto make italian tomato sauce?
    Sequential order.
  43. Reality tester
    The person in the group who seeks to verify the accuracy of the information supplied by other in the group.
  44. Survey interview
    An interview that collects information from a number of people
  45. A type of communication in which the listener respond is...
    Interpersonal communication
  46. An established code of behavior or courtesy is called...
  47. Information about your audience is called...
    Audience analysis
  48. A person's self-concept is based upon three main components, they are:
    Attitudes, beliefs and values
  49. The sound of your voice is called...
  50. Scripted speech
    A presentation that is delivered with the full text in front of the presenter.
  51. The speed of the speech
  52. A specific vocal quality or identity is called...
  53. Increasing and lowering pitch adds variety to the ____ of the speaker's speaking.
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