Propaganda Techniques in Informational Text

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Fill in the blank: Propaganda is a very powerful form of _____.

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1. Which of the following aspects is not used in emotional appeals?

2. Which propaganda technique relies on the credibility that people give to expert opinions?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What's the term for the process of only selecting certain facts in order to skew people's opinions? This quiz and worksheet gauges your ability to answer this question and others related to propaganda techniques.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Her's what the quiz covers:

  • One way of defining 'propaganda'
  • What's used in emotional appeals
  • A propaganda technique the involves expert opinions
  • Selecting certain facts to skew opinions
  • Identifying propaganda techniques

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about propaganda techniques in writing
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about emotional appeals and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the propaganda technique that relies on the credibility given to expert opinions

Additional Learning

Be sure to check out the related lesson titled Propaganda Techniques in Informational Text. Below are a few examples of what you'll find in this lesson:

  • An overview of propaganda techniques
  • Use of disinformation to mask lies
  • The definition of 'circular arguments'
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