NES ELA: Strategies for Reading Persuasive Texts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If you wanted to write down the timeline of American government's history, which mode would be best used to recall the events?

Question 2 2. What is a counterargument?

Question 3 3. Which of these rhetorical devices started out as a Greek military term?

Question 4 4. When do you need to provide background information?

Question 5 5. What is a thesis statement?

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Question 6 6. The idea of 'rhetoric' can be defined most simply as the art of _____.

Question 7 7. This is an effectively emphatic rhetorical device because antimetabole creates verbal associations with a particular issue that are…

Question 8 8. In Greek, antimetabole used to mean…

Question 9 9. What is the first thing you should do when preparing to write an argumentative essay?

Question 10 10. What is the main intention of the author when writing a persuasive paper?

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Question 11 11. How does the author share their opinion about an issue through persuasive writing?

Question 12 12. Which propagandist carefully monitored how his picture was used? Hint: He was also a dictator.

Question 13 13. Rhetorical devices are used by speakers to interact in what way with their audiences?

Question 14 14. Which of the following was NOT a famous propagandist:

Question 15 15. What grammatical structure(s) may be affected by the reversals of antimetabole?

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Question 16 16. If persuasive writing usually has a 'call to action' for the readers, what action would a magazine ad for a new face cream be calling for?

Question 17 17. Which is the best example of using a rhetorical device effectively, and why?

Question 18 18. Say you are writing a novel and want to create really convincing characters. Which of the modes would you utilize to convince the readers of your character?

Question 19 19. Which rhetorical mode uses facts to convince the reader?

Question 20 20. Many rhetorical devices rely on repetition for their desired effects. Which of these is NOT repeated in one or more rhetorical devices?

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Question 21 21. Why would the author want to share with the reader both sides to an issue?

Question 22 22. Antimetabole is a specialized type of what?

Question 23 23. What can you use to support your points in the body paragraphs of an argumentative essay?

Question 24 24. Who was the famous Nazi propagandist?

Question 25 25. True or False: Propaganda is limited to posters.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following are common media of propaganda:

Question 27 27. Where is persuasive writing commonly found?

Question 28 28. Which of the following would be a good example of persuasive writing?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements is true about persuasive writing?

Question 30 30. Antimetabole is distinct from chiasmus because it also…

NES ELA: Strategies for Reading Persuasive Texts 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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