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Mini-Quiz: Question and Answer Session after the Presentation

by Stephen D. Boyd, Ph.D., CSP (9 October 2004)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. Why are most great speeches brief?

The message is more powerful

Few people will leave in the middle of the speech

Often a second speech can be given

2. How can you tell how long a speech you have written will be?

Figure on 60 words per minute

Determine how long it too to write it and divide by 25

Time the speech when a practicing

3. What material should you include in your speech?

Just enough for 2 or 3 points

Introduction, body and close

All the important things you want to tell people

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Public Speaking. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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Stephen D. Boyd, Ph.D., CSP, is a professor of speech communication at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, Kentucky. He is also a trainer in communication who presents more than 60 seminars and workshops a year to corporations and associations. See additional articles and resources at http://www.sboyd.com. He can be reached at 800-727-6520 or at info@sboyd.com


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