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Mini-Quiz: Be Knowledgeable as a Public Speaker

by Ron Kurtus (revised 2 February 2005)

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

1. Can a speaker be effective without knowing the subject very well?

It is possible to win the audience with just speaking skills, but not easy

It is better the know the subject and be a poor speaker

It doesn't really matter

2. What is an advantage of being knowledgeable and skilled?

You don't have to prepare before giving the speech

It makes giving the speech much easier

The audience will always applaud your speeches

3. How can a speaker improve his or her knowledge of speaking techniques?

By trying different things, when giving a speech

By observing what good speakers do

By self-visualization of doing well

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

Observe and learn

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