NPTEL Speaking Effectively Week 6 Assignment Answers 2024

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NPTEL Speaking Effectively Week 6 Assignment Answers 2024

1. What is the most important question you must ask yourself when you are asked to make a presentation?

a. What should I say during the presentation?
b. Why am I making the presentation?
c. Who am I making the presentation to?
d. How am I making the presentation?

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2. “What” goes into the presentation is determined by the ________ and the ______________. Choose the most appropriate option to fill in the blanks:

a. Why, who
b. What, when
c. When, where
d. How, when

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3. What is not a general objective of a presentation?

a. To inform
b. To persuade
c. To arouse interest
d. To increase sales by 20%

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4. Which of these must be used in any presentation?

a. Long sentences
b. Compound sentences
c. Short sentences
d. Sentences with clauses

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5. When should visuals not be used?

a. To clarify
b. To emphasize
c. To repeat
d. To summarize

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6. Born speakers can hear______ even before making a presentation. Fill in the blank with the most appropriate option:

a. Their heart thudding
b. The applause
c. The laughter
d. The whispers

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7. What do your audience like listening to in a presentation?

a. All the information you can share
b. Stories and narratives
c. Facts and figures
d. News of the day

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8. How long does a speaker have to grab the audience’s attention?

a. The first 30 seconds
b. The first 2 minutes
c. The first 5 minutes.
d. The first 1 minute

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9. At whom should a presentation be aimed?

a. The ones who are assessing your presentation
b. The people in the front rows
c. The entire audience
d. Your friends and colleagues

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10. When giving a presentation in front of an audience you should do all of the following except for__?

a. take control
b. make eye contact
c. manage your nerves
d. look at your screen not the audience

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11. How do you strike a rapport with your audience?

a. By stating the topic of your introduction
b. By making eye contact and smiling
c. By turning your back at them
d. By staring at the wall in front of you

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12. Which of the following is the correct posture while presenting/public speaking?

a. Slouching and leaning against the wall
b. Standing straight with shoulders held back
c. Leaning on one hip
d. All of the above

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13. When presenting, your position should be:

a. Leaning on one hip
b. The ready position
c. Standing awkwardly
d. Swaying from one foot to the other

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14. Which of the following is the right gesture to have while presenting?

a. Hands on the hips
b. Crossing your arms in the front
c. Clasping your hands at the back
d. Hands loosely hanging by your side

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15. Appropriate gestures are body signals that make you look ________.

a. Dramatic
b. Spontaneous
c. Comic
d. Affected

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16. Which of the following is/are not considered as “hooks” in a presentation according to Bruna Martinuzzi?

a. Using the word imagine
b. Taking the audience through a ‘what if’ scenario
c. Telling a story
d. Beginning with a complicated, technical statement

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17. Which category does the following hook belong to: When I was a teenager, my family’s home was destroyed by a fire. That experience ignited in me a passion for safety measures and awareness, which brings us to today’s topic: fire safety in residential areas.”

a. Rhetorical question
b. Contrarian approach
c. Relevant anecdote
d. Proverb

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18. How does one tailor a presentation for their audience?

a. Draw from your own experience and take analogies from the audience
b. Get a tailor to take measurements
c. Mirror the audience’s body language
d. Get off the podium and mingle with the audience

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19. While using visual data during presentation, the presenter should ___________

a. Look at the data while speaking and turn their back to the audience.
b. Turn and point at the data and use phrases like “The data here shows that…”
c. Look at the notes, since the audience can already see and follow the data.
d. Examine the audience’s reactions and body language.

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20. The phrase “a very interesting study shows that”, refers to:

a. A previous study that has been conducted in the field.
b. A future study that will take place in the field.
c. Referring to the current presentation.
d. None of the above

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21. Which of the following phrases is used to emphasize important points?

a. I would like to draw your attention to this point
b. It must be remembered that …
c. It should be emphasised that …
d. All of the above

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22. Personally, I think there is overwhelming evidence that … When is this phrase used?

a. When drawing attention to supporting data
b. When presenting a point of view
c. When pointing to a visual
d. When analysing an argument.

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23. How do you deal with difficult questions that are asked after the presentation?

a. Hmm, that’s a good question. I don’t have the information to answer that question right now.
b. That’s a very strange question. Do I need to answer it?
c. I am sorry I have to leave now. I am in a rush.
d. Answer the question even if you don’t know the answer.

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NPTEL Speaking Effectively Week 6 Assignment Answers 2024

What is the issue with the given power point slide, if any?

a. It uses an ornate font
b. It mixes a picture with too much text.
c. It uses a white text against a green background
d. It is a very catchy slide.

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25. What is not the feature of a good closing statement to any presentation?

a. Call your audience to action
b. Refer back to the opening message
c. Close with a summary
d. End with questions

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