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Speech and Debate Help please so behind?

3.

PowerPoint slides can be quite effective and used best when they (1 point)

* are humorous and make people laugh.

* have pictures of far off locations.

* are used properly as an enhancement to the speaker's presentation.

* show pictures of the speaker looking authoritative and knowledgeable.

4.

Why does communication fail to occur in the majority of PowerPoint presentations? (1 point)

* The slides are so complex, detailed, abstract and wordy they are boring to the audience.

* The slides are upside down.

* No one really pays attention to the slides.

* None of the above

5.

There is not much of a difference between PowerPoint and using a TelePrompTer. (1 point)

* true

* false

6.

Which of the following is not one of the three PowerPoint presentations TJ mentions? (1 point)

* The words out of your mouth

* The paper handouts you give your audience members after your presentation is over

* The slides you are projecting on the screen

* The number of laughs you get

7.

What are the advantages of projecting your images on a wall or screen? (1 point)

* It is a great way to convey messages that stick in the viewer's mind.

* It helps make abstract concepts become more concrete.

* Your message becomes more understandable.

* All of the above

8.

Which of the following is a disadvantage of projecting images on a wall or screen? (1 point)

* It is a poor and inefficient method of getting people to retain large amounts of data.

* People might not pay attention.

* You might pick the wrong slide.

* None of the above

9.

What is a disadvantage of putting data on the printed page? (1 point)

* You can convey large amounts of data.

* It gives your audience a different platform to get information.

* It does not convey the emotion and passion a speaker has for his subject.

* None of the above

10.

What is the advantage of putting data on the printed page? (1 point)

* It is the most flexible of all media.

* You can reread sections and file it away.

* You can convey large amounts of data.

* All of the above

11.

When using PowerPoint slides, it is very important to use the same ones that are on your handouts. (1 point)

* true

* false

12.

How many ideas should you try to communicate in each PowerPoint slide? (1 point)

* 5

* 1

* 10

* As many as it takes to make your point

Answers

Really? Most of this stuff is so obvious - if you just read the question and thought about it you could figure it out. Maybe you should pay more attention instead of having someone else do your homework for you, but what the heck...

3.PowerPoint slides can be quite effective and used best when they (1 point)

* are used properly as an enhancement to the speaker's presentation.

4.Why does communication fail to occur in the majority of PowerPoint presentations? (1 point)

(this may be considered wrong by the teacher, but as far as I'm concerned, it's right)

* None of the above - the speech itself is not good

5.There is not much of a difference between PowerPoint and using a TelePrompTer. (1 point)

* false

6.Which of the following is not one of the three PowerPoint presentations TJ mentions? (1 point)

(don't know who/what TJ is, but as far as presentations go...)

* The number of laughs you get

7.What are the advantages of projecting your images on a wall or screen? (1 point)

* All of the above

8.Which of the following is a disadvantage of projecting images on a wall or screen? (1 point)

(not a great question/answer choices - but I see this as a problem)

* People might not pay attention.

9.What is a disadvantage of putting data on the printed page? (1 point)

* It does not convey the emotion and passion a speaker has for his subject.

10.What is the advantage of putting data on the printed page? (1 point)

* All of the above

11.When using PowerPoint slides, it is very important to use the same ones that are on your handouts. (1 point)

(got me on this one - I don't use handouts)

* true

12.How many ideas should you try to communicate in each PowerPoint slide? (1 point)

* 1

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Thanks for picking my answer - I hope it helps you. These questions were mostly logic-type questions. Without studying or anything in advance, many of them could be answered just by spending a minute or two thinking about the options. I hope you are feeling better.

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3. (c) are used properly as an enhancement to the speaker's presentation

4. (a) The slides are so complex, detailed, abstract and wordy they are boring to the audience

5. (b) False

6. (a) Practice your presentation so that you don't need to rely on your powerpoint.

7. (d) None of the above

8. (a) It is a poor and inefficient method of getting people to retain large amounts of data.

9. (c) It does not convey the emotion and passion a speaker has for his subject

10. (d) All of the above.

11. (b) False.

12. (b) 1

These answers are correct... i just took the test... The person above me did not get them all right..

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