Question 1 of 20
Which of the following guidelines should be followed for creating a template that supports effective visual communication?
A. Avoid templates with decorative, nonfunctional graphics.
B. Use highly ornate symbols as bullets.
C. Avoid including slide numbers.
D. Use dramatic color gradations on backgrounds.
Question 2 of 20
If a presentation requires the audience to discuss the pros and cons of outsourcing work as opposed to hiring an intern, the presentation will be __________.
Question 3 of 20
Max is going to make a presentation to his boss regarding a flex-time schedule. Max knows that his boss does not accept arguments based solely on employee happiness or satisfaction. Which of the following would be the best approach for Max?
A. During the presentation, Max should stress that in a recent company survey the majority of employees were found to be in favor of a flex-time schedule.
B. During the presentation, Max should emphasize that work/life balance is one of the biggest issues facing corporate America today.
C. During the presentation, Max should relate anecdotal evidence from other companies that have implemented a flex-time schedule, showing how it has improved the lives of individual employees.
D. During the presentation, Max should provide research which shows that flex-time scheduling is directly related to increased productivity and decreased employee turnover.
Question 4 of 20
Jane needs to create a presentation to teach her co-workers how to work with a new database system. This means that her presentation will be __________.
Question 5 of 20
__________ help you see the big picture of a presentation before you get too involved with creating individual slides.
C. Slide decks
D. Message headlines
Question 6 of 20
Which of the following is considered part of analyzing your setting?
A. Who are the key players?
B. What are the needs of your audience?
C. Will you be using your own computer to present slides?
D. How far do you need to move your audience before they act?
Question 7 of 20
Which of the following is a goal of the opening of a presentation?
A. establishing rapport with the audience
B. analyzing the requirements of the audience
C. identifying the tools that will be needed during the presentation
D. visualizing the outcome of the presentation
Question 8 of 20
For most business presentations, the main message should __________.
A. not include a solution to the problem discussed in the presentation
B. lead your audience to the intended outcome
C. not highlight what the audience will gain from the presentation
D. take the presenter’s rather than the audience’s point of view
Question 9 of 20
__________ are recommended when you want to encourage an audience to collaborate and create content.
B. Video conferences
Question 10 of 20
Which of the following would be the most effective way to begin a presentation on implementing a new training program?
A. Our current training system is not up to par.
B. Are you aware that our training system is outdated?
C. Three out of five employees are not sufficiently prepared for their jobs by our current training system.
D. Training is very important to the success of our company.