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AEPA ELA: Reading Persuasive Texts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. As you evaluate the effectiveness of a piece of deductive reasoning, you should first look for _____

Question 2 2.

Read the brief passage below and identify its implied main idea.

You wouldn't peel carrots with a nail file. And you can't tune an engine with a cheese grater. So why would you buy a wrench to do a screwdriver's job?

Question 3 3. Why would the author want to share with the reader both sides to an issue?

Question 4 4. Inductive reasoning involves _____

Question 5 5.

Consider the following paragraph:

I always vote for the National Party candidate in gubernatorial elections. This year, Sally Smith is the National Party candidate for governor, so I will vote for Sally Smith for governor this year.

Which type of reasoning is displayed in this paragraph?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements is a fact?

Question 7 7. Why is an informed opinion more trustworthy than an opinion?

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements is true about persuasive writing?

Question 9 9. Deductive reasoning involves _____

Question 10 10. Ethan is trying to convince Serena to go to a movie with him instead of studying for her mid-terms. This situation is an example of:

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a type of persuasion?

Question 12 12. Which of the following occurs when sounds are repeated at the beginning of words?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements is an opinion?

Question 14 14. Where is persuasive writing commonly found?

Question 15 15. A deductive pattern is more common than an inductive pattern in student writing because _____

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Question 16 16. Which of these is NOT a step in the process to finding a passage's implied main idea?

Question 17 17. What is the main intention of the author when writing a persuasive paper?

Question 18 18. An implied main ideas is _____.

Question 19 19. An implied main idea is the primary point of a sentence or passage that is…

Question 20 20. Which of the following is a category of rhetorical devices?

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Question 21 21. How does the author share their opinion about an issue through persuasive writing?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an example of persuasion through the use of logos?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is a deliberate overstatement or exaggeration?

Question 24 24. Which of the following occurs when a writer splits his or her sentence into two parts and the second part provides a mirror image of the first part?

Question 25 25. Which of these represents the primary point or argument of a sentence or passage?

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Question 26 26. Rhetoric is communication that ____.

AEPA ELA: Reading Persuasive Texts Chapter Exam Instructions

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