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What is Propaganda? - Definition, Techniques, Types & Examples

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_____ is a mode of communication in which one group attempts to influence the behavior or opinions of another, usually to support a particular agenda.

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1. Propaganda is _____ specific types of communication.

2. The _____ successfully used propaganda to justify the imprisonment and genocide of Jewish people during World War II.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of types and techniques of propaganda. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include means of delivering propaganda as well as the country that used propaganda during World War II in order to encourage citizens to join the military.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Mode of communication in which one group attempts to influence the behavior or opinions of another, usually to support a particular agenda
  • Means of delivering propaganda
  • Group who successfully used propaganda to justify the imprisonment and genocide of Jewish people during World War II
  • Country that used propaganda during World War II in order to encourage citizens to join the military
  • Example(s) of modern propaganda

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on types and techniques of propaganda
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the negative and positive purposes of propaganda in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an example of modern propaganda
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about propaganda used in World War II

Additional Learning

To learn more about propaganda, review the accompanying lesson named What is Propaganda? - Definition, Techniques, Types & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Reflect on examples of propaganda used by the United States and Nazi Germany during World War II
  • Tell ways a drunk driving ad can be viewed as propaganda
  • Understand that propaganda can be used in positive and negative ways
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