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Presentations - Questions quiz

Instructions: Finish the sentence with the correct phrase.

1.  The aims and the structure should be ___________.

A   concise
B   clear
C   entertaining
D   long

2.   It’s a good idea to wait until the end for people to ________________ .

A   feedback
B   feed back
C   feed
D   fed up

3.  What word describes a presentation that is about a topic the audience is interested in?

A   relevant
B   concise
C   precise
D   entertaining

4.  What word or phrase means to be ‘relevant’ and ‘concise’?

A   to be up to a point
B   to be after a point
C   to be to the point
D  
to be off the point


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Answers

1.  The aims and the structure should be ___________.

A   concise Wrong –‘concise’ means ‘as short as possible’. The presentation should be concise – but how about the aims?
B   clear Correct – this helps your audience to follow the presentation
C   entertaining Wrong – a presentation can be entertaining, but its aims and structure shouldn’t be
D   long Wrong – presentations should not have lots of aims or a complicated structure

2.   It’s a good idea to wait until the end for people to ________________ .

A   feedback Wrong – this spelling is correct for the noun usage, but it is a phrasal verb
B   feed back Correct – this tactic prevents lots of interruptions
C   feed Wrong – they can eat before the presentation too!
D   fed up Wrong – if someone is ‘fed up’ they are tired and annoyed about something

 

3.  What word describes a presentation that is about a topic the audience is interested in?

A   relevant Correct – this word describes something that is about something else
B   concise Wrong – ‘concise’ means ‘as short as possible’
C   precise Wrong – ‘precise’ means ‘exact and correct’
D   entertaining Wrong – a presentation can be funny and entertaining but about a topic that isn’t interesting or useful

 

4.  What word or phrase means to be ‘relevant’ and ‘concise’?

A   to be up to a point Wrong – ‘up to a point’ means ‘to a degree’
B   to be after a point Wrong – ‘after a point’ means ‘after a while’
C   to be to the point Correct – if a presentation is ‘to the point’ it doesn’t waste time
D   to be off the point Wrong – this means ‘irrelevant’ – so the presentation is off-topic!

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