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Principles of Public Speaking DANTES TEST

Principles of Public Speaking DANTES Test

The Principles of Public Speaking DANTES Test covers the material that is taught in a one-semester class at the 101 college level.

This test is broken up into two parts. The first part is a multiple choice section made up of 84 questions. This part of the test is un timed.

The second part of the test requires you to give a persuasive speech of four minutes. Speeches that are shorter than three minutes or longer than five minutes will result in automatic failure. If you fail one section of the test, you fail both and will have to retake the test. You are given 10 minutes in which to prepare your speech.

There is no penalty for guessing on the multiple choice section of the test and there are some pretest questions included that are not scored, so make sure you answer each and every question.

Credits: 3 - Lower Division

Number of Questions: 84

Recommended Passing Score: 47 + speech

Time to complete the test: varies - see notes

Rank of Difficulty: 3

ISBN: 9781614331445

Your speech will be graded by a college level instructor on the following scale

Structure/Organization: 25%
Delivery: 25%
Content/Supporting Material: 20%
Effect/Persuasive: 20%
Language/Style: 10%

Also, you will receive automatic failure for the following:

  • Length
  • Editing
  • Not addressing the topic
  • Not taking a position
  • Taking several positions

Information you will need to know for the Principles of Public Speaking DANTES test includes:

  • Free speech
  • Audience analysis
  • Types of speeches
  • Structure of speeches
  • Introductions
  • Supporting materials
  • Visual aids
  • Language
  • Style
  • Critiquing speeches
  • Listening techniques
  • Selecting speech topics

The sections of the Principles of Public Speaking DANTES test are broken down as follows:

5% History and Ethics of Public Speaking
8% Audience Analysis and Adaptation
11% Topics and Purposes of Speeches
18% Structure/Organization
15% Content/Supporting Materials
5% Research for Speech writing
11% Language and Style
11% Delivery
3% Communication
5% Listening and Feedback

8% Criticism and Evaluation

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