The most effective communicators speak at a rate of:

Possible Answers:

  1. 160
  2. 90
  3. 180
  4. 120

The Correct Answer:

D. The most effective communicators speak at a rate of 120 words per minute.


As a part of the Federal agency management system (FEMA), one has to be a very high-level communicator so that they may make the people understand a situation whenever required. A very effective communicator can automatically convert a stressful situation into a very soothing one, automatically stopping the casualties among the people. This is often true during a national disaster or accident.

Effective communicators always work in favor of an individual because they can quickly establish a personal connection to the audience or the person they are speaking with. They can easily reach or connect with the audience whenever they are interacting with the people.

Whenever communication occurs, it does mean not only verbal communication but also means nonverbal gestures like eye contact or positive expressions on the face. All these gestures help the other person to listen, personalize and interpret the message.

The most effective communicator is believed to speak at a rate of 120 words and does not use too many talks while delivering a simple message. It is believed that a very long speech can automatically make the environment boring, due to which the audience does not even listen to the speaker.

A speaker or communicator should never forget these things before interacting with people.

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