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Audience & Argument in Written Communication Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Sharing a characteristic or feature with the reader is referred to as _____

Question 2 2. Colin has to demonstrate credibility in the information he provides about the company Mostess. In order for the investors to want to invest they have to believe in the company's claims, financial promise and overall reputation. What type of information should Colin include in his appeal?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a way to connect with your audience through writing?

Question 4 4. What is the best example of focused language that you would write to connect with an audience?

Question 5 5. If you research the age, race, income, and lifestyle factors of your potential audience, what are you attempting to do?

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Question 6 6. In writing, the level and type of knowledge your audience already has determines:

Question 7 7. Audience in writing is:

Question 8 8. In writing, the audience can be

Question 9 9.

In the sentence:

'Tara really wanted to stay, but she knew it would lead to nothing in the end,'

the audience is most likely to be:

Question 10 10. In the sentence--'A fundamental problem in recording continuous and rapidly varying physiological signals is the large volume of data that must be collected'-- the audience would most likely be:

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Question 11 11. What type of information or support would be included within a logical appeal?

Question 12 12. Why might it be a good idea to utilize emotional appeals less frequently than other approaches?

Question 13 13. If you were trying to develop an ethical appeal to further engage readers, which of the following strategies would be the most successful?

Question 14 14. You are writing a paper for a class to persuade the professor and other readers of the value of using recycled paper. What type of appeal should you frame within the paper to achieve your goal?

Question 15 15. How would an emotional appeal be made?

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Question 16 16. Why would you want to take the time to outline your paper before you write it?

Question 17 17. Where should you choose to refute potential opposing views in a document?

Question 18 18. Proving that an idea is false or untrue in your writing involves doing what?

Question 19 19. What would be considered appropriate evidence in support of an argument?

Question 20 20. If you choose not to effectively refute potential opposing views, what is a possible outcome of your writing?

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Question 21 21.

Who would be the best intended audience for this paragraph?

The moon is not really made of green cheese. It is made of atoms found in rocks and dirt. Clouds are not made of cotton candy, but of atoms found in air and water.

Question 22 22. Why is identifying the audience important?

Question 23 23.

Who would be the most likely intended audience for the following paragraph?

The hybrid approach to integrated circuit design involves attaching two or more integrated circuit dies along with some discrete components in the same case. It is often, and desirably, transparent to the consumer whether the circuit is monolithic or hybrid. The hybrid integrated circuit is typically more costly than the monolithic structures.

Question 24 24. Which of these statements about the audience is true?

Question 25 25. What is your best clue to the intended audience in an essay?

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Question 26 26. When Lilah argues with her brother, she often simply says, 'I believe this!' Her proclamation is an example of a(n):

Question 27 27. Which of the following appears first in a persuasive essay?

Question 28 28. Which of the following should take up the most room in a persuasive essay?

Question 29 29. Jordan is writing a persuasive essay about why students should wear school uniforms. One of his friends argues that teens should be allowed to choose their own clothing to express their personalities. How should Jordan include this argument in his essay?

Question 30 30. Nora believes that her favorite band is the best band ever. To support her argument, she uses the fact that they've won more awards than any band in history. That fact is an example of a(n):

Audience & Argument in Written Communication Chapter Exam Instructions

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