Reading & Writing Persuasive Texts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A company releases a TV commercial advertising the new Lego museum that opened up. Which of the following is most likely their target audience?

Question 2 2. Which of the following ads most likely has a target audience of American adults who enjoy the political process?

Question 3 3. When trying to identify the target audience of an advertisement, which strategy is the BEST choice?

Question 4 4. Where is a place where you are least likely to view an advertisement?

Question 5 5. Target audiences are NOT formed by _____.

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Question 6 6. If an advertisement reads: 'We've all been there,' what is the advertiser trying to do?

Question 7 7. What does the 'D' in AIDA stand for?

Question 8 8. Complete the sentence: When a celebrity's name is tied to a specific product, this is called a(n) _____.

Question 9 9. Which one of the AIDA principles is used in the advertising technique of offering special prices to create a sense of urgency?

Question 10 10. Complete the sentence: In advertising, _____ can be seen as an attempt to influence someone into buying something by convincing them that they need or want it.

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Question 11 11. The following uses which type of persuasive device? Animal shelters are helping hands, but hands that are too small to help on their own.

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. 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 14 14. 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 15 15. The following uses which persuasive device? I listened to what you said. I listened to what she said. But in the end, I listened to myself.

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Question 16 16. What is the purpose of a persuasive speech?

Question 17 17. Why is Visualization necessary in Monroe's Motivated Sequence Pattern?

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. The Body of a persuasive speech should contain _____.

Question 20 20. At the end of her speech, Sally wants to include a call to action. What might Sally include in her speech to do so?

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Question 21 21. The thesis of the essay should:

Question 22 22. The goals of a persuasive essay would include:

Question 23 23. The main purpose of a persuasive essay is:

Question 24 24. When writing a persuasive essay, you should avoid:

Question 25 25. When choosing a topic for a persuasive essay, you should:

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Question 26 26. What word is a good one to use to ensure you are giving reasons and not just stating your position?

Question 27 27. Each paragraph in a persuasive essay should start with _____, and then offer _____ to support it.

Question 28 28. One way to structure a persuasive essay is to offer one _____ per paragraph.

Question 29 29. Facts or information that provide support are called:

Question 30 30. A justification for a position is called:

Reading & Writing 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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