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Republic of the Philippines

National Capital Region

S. de Guzman Street, Parada, Valenzuela City
FINAL EXAMINATION in Oral Communication

Name: _______________________________________ Score: ________________________

Strand and Section: __________________________ Instructor: Mr. Xavier A.

I. Multiple Choice
Instructions: Choose the letter of the correct answer by writing it on the space provided
before each number.

______ 1. This happens when you attack the character of a person instead of his argument.
a. Ad Hominem c. Circular Argument
b. False Analogy d. False Authority
______ 2. This happens when the answer does not address the question.
a. Red Herring c. Hasty Generalization
b. False Cause and Effect d. False Authority
______ 3. This happens when the idea of a stated argument is repeated.
a. Circular Argument c. False Analogy
b. False Authority d. False Cause and Effect
______ 4. This happens when a conclusion is drawn from insufficient evidence.
a. Hasty Generalization c. False Cause and Effect
b. False Authority d. False Analogy
______ 5. This happens when two things, which might be alike in some respects, are
compared and assumed to be similar in other ways.
a. False Analogy c. False Authority
b. False Cause and Effect d. Hasty Generalization
______ 6. This happens when the connection between two consecutive events are not clear.
a. False Cause and Effect c. False Authority
b. False Analogy d. Circular Argument
______ 7. This happens when a statement of someone who is not an expert in the field in
question is being used in an argument.
a. False Authority c. False Analogy
b. Circular Argument d. Ad Hominem
______ 8. This pattern of organization can be used to present the history, evolution, or
development of your topic in a sequential order, from past to present or beginning to end.
a. Chronological c. Spatial
b. Topical/Categorical d. Cause-Effect
______ 9. This pattern of organization can be used if you want to compare objects, events, or
concepts underscoring their similarities and differences.
a. Comparison-Contrast c. Cause-Effect
b. Topical/Categorical d. Spatial
______ 10. This pattern of organization is used when you want to talk about the physical
structure of an object or the way things fir together in a certain space.
a. Spatial c. Topical/Categorical
b. Cause-Effect d. Comparison-Contrast
______ 11. This pattern of organization is used when you want to show the causal relationship
of events or phenomena.
a. Cause-Effect c. Topical/Categorical
b. Spatial d. Chronological
______ 12. This pattern of organization can be used if you want to inform your audience
about the main features, descriptions, or categories of your topic.
a. Topical/Categorical c. Spatial
b. Chronological d. Cause-Effect
______ 13. This speech is considered a planned and prepared speech. It is delivered with the
help of short notes and a clear outline.
a. Extemporaneous c. Impromptu
b. Memorized d. Manuscript
______ 14. This speech is delivered with little or no time for preparation.
a. Impromptu c. Memorized
b. Manuscript d. Extemporaneous
______ 15. This speech requires you to commit the speech to memory so that you do not
bring your notes when delivering it.
a. Memorized c. Impromptu
b. Extemporaneous d. Manuscript

II. Matching Type

Instructions: Write the correct letter that corresponds to the statements written in
Column A.

______ 16. a type of illocutionary act in which the a. Assertive

speaker expresses belief about the truth of a
proposition. b. Directive
______ 17. a type of illocutionary act in which the
speaker tries to make the addressee perform an c. Commissive
action. d. Expressive
______ 18. a type of illocutionary act which commits
the speaker to doing something in the future. e. Declaration
______ 19. a type of illocutionary act in which the
speaker expresses his/her feelings or emotional f. Restriction
______ 20. a type of illocutionary act which brings a g. Turn-taking
change in the external situation. h. Topic Control
______ 21. In communication, it refers to any limitation
you may have as a speaker. i. Topic Shifting
______ 22. It pertains to the process by which people
decide who takes the conversational floor. j. Repair
______ 23. It covers how procedural formality or
informality affects the development of topic in k. Termination
______ 24. It involves moving from one topic to
another. In other words, it is where one part of a
conversation ends and where another begins.
______ 25. It refers to how speakers address the
problems in speaking, listening, and comprehending
that they may encounter in a conversation.
III. True or False
Instructions: Write T if the statement is TRUE; otherwise, write F.

______ 26. When beginning a topic in a conversation, especially if it does not arise from the
previous topic, you may start off with news inquiries and news announcements as they
promise extended talk.
______ 27.Termination refers to the conversation participants close-initiating expressions
that end a topic in a conversation.
______ 28. The process for writing is not chronological or linear; rather, it is recursive.
______ 29. It is entertainment speech, not persuasive speech, that provides the audience
with well-argued ideas that can influence ones own beliefs and decisions.
______ 30. Data gathering is the stage where you collect ideas, information, sources, and
references relevant or related to your specific topic.
______ 31. Writing patterns are structures that will help you organize the ideas related to
your topic.
______ 32. An outline is a hierarchical list that shows the relationship of your ideas.
______ 33. Writing a conclusion involves correcting errors in, mechanics, such as grammar,
punctuation, capitalization, unity, coherence, and others.
______ 34.Unlike memorized or manuscript speeches which are delivered word-for-word, an
extemporaneous speech is delivered with the help of short notes and a clear outline.
______ 35. An informative speech aims to share goodwill, joy, and pleasure to the audience.
______ 36. Non-Verbal communication refers to an interaction in which words are used to
relay a message.
______ 37. Restriction is a communicative strategy which is applied to establish a topic.
______ 38. Public communication refers to communication in which a speaker revolves
around whether something is true or not, existent or not.
______ 39.Jargon refers to the set of specialized vocabulary in s certain field.
______ 40. Filler words are expressions that substitute actual words in your speech, such as
like, uhm, or ahh.

IV. Essay
41-50. Write a three-paragraph persuasive speech of any topic of your preference.
Observe correct spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and grammar.

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare