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MTEL Speech: Principles of Rhetoric Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The art of rhetoric is _____

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a bad suggestion for adding style to your speech?

Question 3 3. Why is it important to strike a respectful tone in your academic essays?

Question 4 4. Which of the following best describes rhetoric?

Question 5 5. How is tone conveyed in a piece of writing?

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Question 6 6. Professor Benjamin held a benefit to save the sparrows at his local campus. He shared stories of sparrows, their benefits to a more peaceful planet and even went on about how saving sparrows is just the right thing to do. What type of assertion is he using?

Question 7 7. Susan is her town's mayor. There have been many accidents at a certain intersection in town, so she is making her case to taxpayers to install a new traffic signal at that intersection. This is likely considered:

Question 8 8. You are preparing a persuasive speech. According to the rhetorical canon of invention, which of the following types of arguments should you look for?

Question 9 9. In the canon of arrangement, there are six steps to follow in your speech outline. What is the first?

Question 10 10. What is the best way to decide which assertion to use?

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Question 11 11. In the canons of rhetoric, arrangement is how you organize your arguments in a speech. In which of the following steps of arrangement, would you clearly explain each of your main points and support each one with evidence?

Question 12 12. Common purposes in academic writing include:

Question 13 13. A speaker who uses graphs, charts and expert testimony is using an Assertion of:

Question 14 14. Which of the following are the Pillars of Persuasive Speaking?

Question 15 15. To write for your audience, you should consider _____

MTEL Speech: Principles of Rhetoric 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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