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AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Persuasive Writing Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

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Question 1 1. The thesis of the essay should:

Question 2 2. Ethos can be increased by

Question 3 3. The goals of a persuasive essay would include:

Question 4 4. Which of the following claims does NOT make effective use of pathos?

Question 5 5. Which of the following appeals, when combined with pathos, increases persuasiveness?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following can be used to increase pathos, or emotional appeal?

Question 7 7. Bill thinks that the bookstore on his campus is charging too much for textbooks and wants the school to authorize the use of e-books because they are cheaper. Which speech organization method lends itself most directly to this situation?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is a way to increase pathos in persuasive writing?

Question 9 9. When writing a persuasive essay, you should avoid:

Question 10 10. Which of the following are the appeals identified by Aristotle:

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Question 11 11. When incorporating source material in your essay, you should _____

Question 12 12. Which of the following appeals is most persuasive?

Question 13 13. The following uses which of the persuasive methods? Nobody wants children to die from incurable diseases. But the truth is, it happens every day. Think of how many lives could be saved if we helped to fund more research.

Question 14 14. What does it mean to 'refute' a counterargument?

Question 15 15. The main purpose of a persuasive essay is:

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Question 16 16. The following sentence uses which of the three persuasive methods? I have interviewed over 100 doctors on this topic, and all of my research helps to prove my point.

Question 17 17. Ethos is one of the three appeals identified by

Question 18 18. Which of the following examples demonstrate using ethos in rhetoric?

Question 19 19. Why is synthesis used in writing?

Question 20 20. What should be avoided when refuting counterarguments?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following best defines logos?

Question 22 22. Which of the following will increase your ethical appeal?

Question 23 23. The Body of a persuasive speech should contain _____.

Question 24 24. Which of the following best defines pathos?

Question 25 25. What's the best method of providing facts and figures (evidence)?

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Question 26 26. What is the purpose of a persuasive speech?

Question 27 27. What is an ethical appeal?

Question 28 28. The following sentence uses which of the three types of persuasive methods? Almost half of the lakes in the U.S. are too polluted to fish or swim in. Pollution is not a theory. It's a problem and we are all being affected by it.

Question 29 29. What is deductive reasoning?

Question 30 30. At the end of her speech, Sally wants to include a call to action. What might Sally include in her speech to do so?

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Persuasive Writing Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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