Debate Basics Quiz

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Are you ready to test your knowledge with this debate basics quiz that we have created especially for you to test and evaluate yourself? Debate is an essential part of learning and expanding your knowledge. However, the debate is not just about talking and listening. But there is so much more to it. Do you understand the basics of debate? Well, we are soon to find it out as you take this quiz. Let's go!


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 a lot about your topic by researching it

    • D. 

      All of the above

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