Debate Basics Quiz: Test!

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Debate Basics Quiz: Test!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The definition of debate is:
    • A. 

      An argument with your friends

    • B. 

      An organized public argument on a specific topic

    • C. 

      A public argument on many topics

    • D. 

      Apple of my eye

  • 2. 
    The debate is done in front of an audience.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Debating is like a trial. (what lawyers do)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A good debate topic only has one correct side.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    "Tables" is a good debate topic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In the debate, which side uses evidence to support their argument?
    • A. 

      The pro (yes) side

    • B. 

      The con (no) side

    • C. 

      Both sides use evidence

    • D. 

      Neither side uses evidence

  • 7. 
    The debate is a lot like "1 Minute Club" because you don't have time to prepare what you will say before you speak.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A debate team usually has _______ students.
    • A. 

      3-5

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      2

  • 9. 
    In the debate, it is ok to yell at the other team and make fun of them when they are speaking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The pro side of a debate argues.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 11. 
    To be a great debater, it is important to __________
    • A. 

      Speak clearly, loudly, and with good emphasis

    • B. 

      Think about what the other team will say against your argument

    • C. 

      Learn alot about your topic by researching it

    • D. 

      All of the above

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