Question 11 of 20
If the intended outcome of your presentation is for your audience to approve funding for new teleconferencing hardware and software, then your presentation is __________.
Question 12 of 20
The question-and-answer session with the audience during your presentation __________.
A. helps you build your credibility by demonstrating your expertise and openness
B. does not allow you to deflect or address your audience’s criticism
C. undermines and trivializes the important parts of your presentation
D. does not allow you to emphasize and expand on important points
Question 13 of 20
Susanna wants to make a demonstration during her presentation that involves sharing some content with her audience that is not available in electronic form. In this situation, which of the following would be the most appropriate medium?
Question 14 of 20
Which of the following statements is true regarding the use of a document camera during a presentation?
A. It encourages the audience to collaborate, interact, and create content.
B. It helps with communicating complex material that people need to look at carefully.
C. It is used for presenting to a distant audience accessible by computer technology.
D. It can be used to share content that is not in electronic form.
Question 15 of 20
A slide master __________.
A. is a word processing tool
B. enforces consistency in your visual elements
C. saves you time but runs the risk of inconsistent formatting
D. is useful as it allows you to cut and paste the formatting from one slide to the next
Question 16 of 20
Rosie includes detailed text of her speech for a presentation on slides so that she can use it as her “speaking script.” This is __________.
A. a good idea, as this will give her the fluency required for the presentation
B. a good idea, as white spaces on slides are undesirable
C. a poor idea, because this layout will let the audience know what she is going to say in advance
D. a poor idea, since the audience can absorb more if the slides contain less information
Question 17 of 20
Ellen is trying to get a sense of the overall structure of her slide presentation. She sketches headlines and ideas for the body of the slides on some Post-It notes, rearranging them as necessary. Ellen is creating a(n. __________ for her presentation.
C. slide master
Question 18 of 20
The more specific your objective, __________.
A. the more time it will take to create an effective presentation
B. the longer your presentation will need to be to be effective
C. the easier it will be to create an effective presentation
D. the less persuasive your presentation will be
Question 19 of 20
If a slide deck makes “stand-alone sense,” then it means that the slide deck __________.
A. is comprehensible only by those people who have prior knowledge of the topic
B. includes every word the presenter plans to say
C. requires supporting documents like handouts for it to be understood
D. can be understood by anyone who reads it without the benefit of the presenter
Question 20 of 20
The first step in the process of designing slide presentations is __________.
A. organizing the content
B. developing a template
C. identifying the type of presentation
D. creating a storyboard