Persuasive Writing Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What is the purpose of persuasive writing?     
    • A. 

      To inform

    • B. 

      To persuade

    • C. 

      To tell a story

    • D. 

      To tell 'how-to'


  • 2. 
    What is the sentence called that tells the main idea or point of view of the whole essay?
    • A. 

      Topic sentence

    • B. 

      Main idea

    • C. 

      Funky paragraphs

    • D. 

      Thesis statement


  • 3. 
    What are the components of a persuasive essay?
    • A. 

      Argument, Details, Thesis

    • B. 

      Topic sentence, Details, Concluding Sentence

    • C. 

      Introduction, Thesis Statement, Body Paragraphs, Conclusion

    • D. 

      Who cares?


  • 4. 
    How many body paragraphs do you need, at least, in a persuasive essay?  
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      1


  • 5. 
    Which two paragraphs are the most similar?
    • A. 

      Introduction and Conclusion

    • B. 

      None of the paragraphs are similar.

    • C. 

      Conclusion and Body Paragraphs

    • D. 

      Introduction and Body Paragraphs


  • 6. 
    Which sentence in this introduction paragraph is the thesis statement?The average family spends $1500 a year on clothes for school. In this economy, that seems like a lot of money! Many people argue that students should wear uniforms to school instead of their own clothes. Wearing school uniforms saves families money, reduces bullying, and allows students to focus on academics instead of style. For these reasons, all students should be required to wear uniforms to school.
    • A. 

      In this economy, that seems like a lot of money!

    • B. 

      Many people argue that students should wear uniforms to school instead of their own clothes.

    • C. 

      Wearing school uniforms saves families money, reduces bullying, and allows students to focus on academics instead of style.

    • D. 

      For these reasons, all students should be required to wear uniforms to school.


  • 7. 
    Which statement best supports the argument that all schools should be within walking distance of students homes.
    • A. 

      Students can sleep later.

    • B. 

      It gives more people jobs.

    • C. 

      It reduces pollution and increases physical activity.

    • D. 

      No students can use the excuse that they missed the bus.


  • 8. 
    Write three supporting reasons for the following argument:Students should have Physical Education every day of the week.1.2. 3.

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