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Historical Text & Information Analysis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A historian seeking to explain the movement of a phenomenon over geography would most likely use which of the following?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is an example of persuasion through the use of logos?

Question 3 3. You are reading a text that's attempting to convince you chocolate cake is the best dessert. What is the purpose of the text?

Question 4 4. Why is an informed opinion more trustworthy than an opinion?

Question 5 5. Texts providing sensory details allowing readers to form a mental picture of some person, place, thing, or event are texts that _____.

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Question 6 6. What is the purpose of a text?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements is a fact?

Question 8 8. Texts that provide facts about some topic the writer believes is important for the reader to understand are texts that _____.

Question 9 9. What is the primary purpose of an informational text?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a type of persuasion?

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Question 11 11. 'College basketball players practice and play just as hard as professional players in the NBA. Therefore, they should be compensated, especially because they earn lots of money for the universities.' Which of the following is NOT an assumption based on this claim?

Question 12 12. Who do you think benefitted the most from the forgery of the Tanaka Memorial?

Question 13 13. Which of the following should you do as you read an informational text?

Question 14 14. Which of these visual aids is an example of an image that a historian did NOT create, but would still find useful?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements about assumptions in written work is FALSE?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements is an opinion?

Question 17 17. When reading a book about the civil war, which of the following lists would be considered forms of textual evidence?

Question 18 18. Why is a Roman coin dated '45 BC' not to be trusted?

Question 19 19. What should you NOT do before reading an informational text?

Question 20 20. All of the following indicators point to bias in written work EXCEPT:

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Question 21 21. After reading an informational text, what should you NOT do?

Question 22 22. You are reading a text that offers a series of steps for learning how to swim. What is the purpose of the text?

Question 23 23. 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:

Question 24 24. Which of these would be most useful in helping a historian explain the growth of a city over time?

Question 25 25. Which best describes the image created by Florence Nightingale?

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Question 26 26. Why is it important for readers to identify stereotypes, biases and assumptions in written work?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is an example of changing styles that help historians determine where in time (or place) a particular item belongs?

Question 28 28. Which of these would help a historian determine attitudes during a particular time?

Question 29 29. 'Jenny is Chinese, so she'll definitely excel in math.' This statement is an example of _____.

Question 30 30. Heinrich Schliemann used his knowledge of Homer to find which ancient site?

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