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Speaking Terms Quiz πŸ€”

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1. A formal conversation between two people, groups or countries can be called

a two-way
a dialogue
doublespeak
a) a two-way b) a dialogue c) doublespeak

2. What do we call a long speech by a solo speaker or by a single character in a play or movie?

a monotone
a monotony
a monologue
a) a monotone b) a monotony c) a monologue

3. What do we call an expression that's used when you first see or meet someone?

a greeting
an apology
a farewell
a) a greeting b) an apology c) a farewell

4. What do we call an expression that means "I'm sorry"?

a greeting
an apology
a farewell
a) a greeting b) an apology c) a farewell

5. What do we call an expression that means "Goodbye"?

a greeting
an apology
a farewell
a) a greeting b) an apology c) a farewell

6. A casual conversation about everyday things like the weather or sports can be called

small talk
shop talk
trash talk
a) small talk b) shop talk c) trash talk

7. If you've stopped someone who is speaking so that you can say something, you've _______ them.

paraphrased
interrupted
outspoken
a) paraphrased b) interrupted c) outspoken

8. Which means to convince someone or make them change their mind about something?

to negotiate
to contrast
to persuade
a) to negotiate b) to contrast c) to persuade

9. Which means to describe things that are opposite or different?

to negotiate
to contrast
to persuade
a) to negotiate b) to contrast c) to persuade

10. If two people or groups are trying to come up with a decision or a deal that's fair to both sides, what are they doing?

negotiating
contesting
paraphrasing
a) negotiating b) contesting c) paraphrasing

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