BC CHP. 12

Which of the following statements about public speaking is most accurate?most people are apprehensive about speaking in public
Which of the following statements about speaking skills is most accurate?Recruiter rank speaking skills as an important “soft skill” desired in employees
Business presentationsmay vary in complexity
What kind of business presentation uses technology to allow remote colleagues to collaborate in real time?virtual presentation
The most important part of preparing for an oral presentation isdetermining the purpose
after determining your purpose for the presentation, what is your next important step?analyzing the audience
when analyzing your audience, you should consider theall answer choices are important factors to consider when analyzing an audience
After you determine your purpose and analyze your audience, your next step is tocollect information
two of the most effective techniques to improve your audience’s ability to understand and remember your speech aregood organization and intentional repetition
you should do all of the following in the introduction of a presentation exceptdevelop the main points with adequate explanation and details
The best technique to establish your credibility in a business presentation isdescribing your knowledge, position, or experience
Jessica tells her audience about her five years’ experience as a social networking professional helping over 100 local business learn to use social networking as an effective marketing tool. Jessica is attempting toidentify herself and establish credibility
Connor opened his presentation to an audience of business owners with this statement. if you want to reduce employee benefit costs by at least 15 percent without hurting employee morale or impacting your work environment, please stand up right now. By asking them to stand, Connor iscapturing listeners’ attention and getting them involved
In an effective presentation conclusion, you will strive to accomplish three goals:summarize the main themes, give the audience a memorable take-away and include a statement that allows for a graceful exit
In the conclusion of your speech, you say, I recommend developing and posting high-quality video podcasts on our website to recruit new employees. You are using the conclusion toreview the main theme of the presentation and to provide a final recommendation
Speakers build audience rapport byincorporating imagery, supplying verbal signposts, and using body language strategically
To help his listeners keep track o where he is in the presentation, Dominic has just said, Next I will discuss three plans for reducing waste. What verbal signpost is Dominic using?Previewing
In her presentation on improving employee morale, Jilian makes this statement: So far, you’ve heard only about the problems we have morale; let’s move to some solutions. jilian has employed the verbal signpost calledswitching directions
Effective speakers must be aware of their nonverbal messages. nonverbal meansappearance, movements, and vocal qualities
Like it or not, speakers are judged on their appearance. Which of these is the best advice on choosing your attire for a business presentation?dress professionally
When selecting and preparing your visual aids, keep in mind your goals as a speakerto make listeners understand, remember, and act on your ideas
An effective visual aidall answers choices are correct
Which of these tips regarding the use of handouts as a visual aid is most accurate?Handouts should be discussed during the presentation, but they should not be distributed until the presentation is finished
Zoom presentationsuse 3D to help audiences better understand and remember content, details, and relationships
For effective presentation slides, you should apply 6×6 rule to most slides. The 6×6 rule means thateach slide has no more than 6 words per line and no more than six lines
Which is the best advice to follow when using presentation templates?Adjust the color scheme or font style of existing templates to suit your needs
What is the best advice to follow when revising and proofreading your multimedia presentation?proofread your slideshow using a printed copy
Which of the following is the best recommendation for delivering an effecting oral presentation?use an extemporaneous delivery
Nearly every speaker must overcome stage fright; one of the most effective techniques to decrease stage fright isknowing the subject thoroughly
Follow all of these guidelines to deliver your presentation effectively exceptbegin speaking immediately; that is, speak as soon as you are behind the lectern
Which of these is the most accurate description regarding the use of pauses or silence in a presentationsilence can effective for speakers when they are transitioning from one point to another
Anna plans to use a PowerPoint presentation in her speech. What advice should she follow?Use a laser pointer to draw her audience’s attention to important points on her PowerPoint slides.
If you will take questions at the end of your presentation, which of these is the best advice?begin each answer with a repetition of the question
Good speakers are born with an innate ability to give informative and persuasive presentations to audiences of all sizesfalse
effective speaking skills are importanttrue
The only type of presentation that business professionals must deliver is an oral reportfalse
the most important part of preparation for an oral presentation is deciding the purposetrue
analyzing your audience can help you decide how to organize your presentationtrue
no matter what kind of audience you will have, you must plan your presentation to focus on audience benefitstrue
good organization and conscious repetition are the two most powerful keys to audience comprehension and retentiontrue
one of the best ways to begin a speech is with a statement such as “Today I am going to talk about…”false`
you can avoid one of the biggest problems with most oral presentations of you focus your speech on a few key ideastrue
listeners will remember the conclusion of a speech more than any other part of a speechtrue
your goals as a speaker are to make listeners understand, remember, and act on your ideastrue
Zoom presentations are becoming a popular alternative to multimedia presentations because of their interactivity and cinematic capabilitiestrue
the most effective multimedia presentations rely heavily on text, use frequent bulleted lists, and employ few graphics of imagesfalse
Roberto is preparing a PowerPoint multimedia presentation for a multicultural audience. he Must choose his background colors carefullytrue
It is acceptable for a speaker to break the 6×6 rul for multimedia slides when the users will be reviewing the presentation on their own with no speaker assistancetrue
Creat a slide in your multimedia presentation only if that slide will create interest, help the audience follow you ideas, highlight, points you want your audience to remember, introduce or review key points, provide a transition from one idea to the next, or illustrate and simplify complex ideastrue
you should discuss and interpret each visual aid for an audiencetrue

Ch. 12 Quiz Review Multiple Choice

determining the purpose.The most important part of preparing for an oral presentation is
educational level of the audience members, size of the audience, and approximate age of the audience members.When analyzing your audience, you should consider the
a bond connecting the speaker with the audience.Your speech will be more effective if you have audience rapport. Rapport can be defined as
Dress professionally.Like it or not, speakers are judged on their appearance. Which of these is the best advice on choosing your attire for a business presentation?
Problem/solutionPaul is explaining to upper-level management how converting to a four-day workweek can solve their budget woes by decreasing expenses. How will he most likely organize his presentation?
summarize the main themes, give the audience a memorable take-away, and include a statement that allows for a graceful exit.In an effective presentation conclusion, you will strive to accomplish three goals:
may vary in complexity.Business presentations ​
Virtual presentationWhat kind of business presentation uses technology to allow remote colleagues to collaborate in real time?
Handouts should be discussed during the presentation, but they should not be distributed until the presentation is finished.Which of these tips regarding the use of handouts as a visual aid is most accurate?
​Use a laser pointer to draw her audience’s attention to important points on her PowerPoint slides.Anna plans to use a ​PowerPoint presentation in her speech. What advice should she follow?
​Proofread your slideshow using a printed copy.What is the best advice to follow​ when revising and proofreading your multimedia presentation?
use 3D to help audiences better understand and remember content, details, and relationships.Zoom presentations
to make listeners understand, remember, and act on your ideas.When selecting and preparing your visual aids, keep in mind your goals as a speaker:
approximately two to four main points.The body of a short, 20-minute presentation should focus on
good organization and intentional repetition.Two of the most effective techniques to improve your audience’s ability to understand and remember your speech are
identify herself and establish credibility.Jessica tells her audience about her five years’ experience as a social networking professional helping over 100 local businesses learn to use social networking as an effective marketing tool. Jessica is attempting to
practice repeatedly, practice stress-reduction techniques, and arrive early to prepare the room and test any equipment.Before giving a presentation, you should
incorporating imagery, supplying verbal signposts, and using body language strategically.Speakers build audience rapport by
Silence can be effective for speakers when they are transitioning from one point to another.Which of these is the most accurate description regarding the use of pauses or silence in a presentation?
review the main theme of the presentation and to provide a final recommendation.In the conclusion of your speech, you say, I recommend developing and posting high-quality video podcasts on our website to recruit new employees. You are using the conclusion to
multimedia slides.Because the presenter can create dynamic, colorful presentations that incorporate audio, videos, images, animation, and hyperlinks, one of the most popular visual aids is
PreviewingTo help his listeners keep track of where he is in the presentation, Dominic has just said, Next I will discuss three plans for reducing waste. What verbal signpost is Dominic using?
Most people are apprehensive about speaking in public.Which of the following statements about public speaking is most accurate?
Use an extemporaneous delivery.Which of the following is the best recommendation for delivering an effective oral presentation?
Colors can be used to arouse different responses or to symbolize concepts.What statement about the use and meaning of color is most accurate?
Adjust the color scheme or font style of existing templates to suit your needs.Which is the best advice to follow when using presentation templates?
knowing the subject thoroughly.Nearly every speaker must overcome stage fright; one of the most effective techniques to decrease stage fright is
Hostile, friendly, neutral, and uninterestedPresentations are given to many types of audiences. According to your text, what are the four categories of audiences?
switching directions.In her presentation on improving employee morale, Jillian makes this statement: So far, you’ve heard only about the problems we have with morale; let’s move to some solutions. Jillian has employed the verbal signpost called
Begin each answer with a repetition of the questionIf you will take questions at the end of your presentation, which of these is the best advice?
appearance, movements, and vocal qualities.Effective speakers must be aware of their nonverbal messages. Nonverbal means
in a complete sentence or twoWhen you give a speech without multimedia technology, you may need to prepare notes. You should prepare these notes by writing major ideas
demonstrate your use of technology.You should create a multimedia slide for all of the following reasons except to
Add animation features only if doing so helps convey your message or adds interest to the content.Which of the following tips for using special effects in a slideshow is most accurate?
emphasizes and clarifies main points, increases audience interest, and helps to jog the memory of a speakerAn effective visual aid
Geography/spaceAs the human resources director for your company, you must give a presentation to the company owners about the staff demographics in each of your company’s two locations. What organizational pattern would be best for you to present your data?
use a variety of gestures planned and rehearsed in advance.What is NOT a good advice for nonverbal messages during a presentation
Recruiters rank speaking skills as an important “soft skill” desired in employees.Which of the following statements about speaking skills is most accurate?
Effective speakers analyze their audience and the speaking occasion to help them determine what type of visual aid to use.Which of the following statements is most accurate?
capturing listeners’ attention and getting them involved.Connor opened his presentation to an audience of business owners with this statement: If you want to reduce employee benefit costs by at least 15 percent without hurting employee morale or impacting your work environment, please stand up right now. By asking them to stand, Connor is
develop the main points with adequate explanation and details.You should do all of the following in the introduction of a presentation except
AnalogyTyrone has just told his audience that engineering a hostile business takeover is similar to conducting guerilla warfare. He is using what technique?
collect information.After you determine your purpose and analyze your audience, your next step is to
each slide has no more than six words per line and no more than six lines.For effective presentation slides, you should apply the 6-x-6 rule to most slides. The 6-x-6 rule means that
Ignore any stumbles and keep going.Niccolo is nervous about his upcoming presentation. Which of these techniques will overcome his case of nerves and allow Niccolo to deliver a good presentation?
Analyzing the audienceAfter determining your purpose for the presentation, what is your next important step?
describing your knowledge, position, or experience.The best technique to establish your credibility in a business presentation is
Present objective data and expert opinion in a calm, controlled delivery style.Irina will make her presentation to a large audience of members whose negative attitudes range from displeased to outraged. What advice should Irina follow in preparing her presentation for this audience?
warm, pleasant, and open; and you should use a lot of eye contact and smiles.Your audience analysis reveals that audience members will be friendly and interested in your topic. You should be
begin speaking immediately; that is, speak as soon as you are behind the lectern.What is NOT one of the guidelines to deliver your presentation effectively
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