English 100: Argument Quiz

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Quiz evaluating students' understanding of Argument paragraph


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you write an argument paragraph, you
    • A. 

      Attack others' ideas in a heated, emotional way.

    • B. 

      Define the meaning of a term or issue.

    • C. 

      Take a position on an issue and try to defend your position.

    • D. 

      Make a point by telling a story.

  • 2. 
    Argument is the _________ aim or purpose in most college and work-related writing.
    • A. 

      Most unclear

    • B. 

      Least significant

    • C. 

      Least common

    • D. 

      Most common

  • 3. 
    Which other writing patterns also use argument as their purpose
    • A. 

      Comparison and contrast

    • B. 

      Narration

    • C. 

      Cause and effect

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    When writing an argument paragraph, it's best to choose a topic that
    • A. 

      Everyone else agrees with your opinion.

    • B. 

      You know well.

    • C. 

      Requires extensive research.

    • D. 

      You don't know well.

  • 5. 
    Identify the type of statement in the sentence below: I believe that the voting age should be lowered to sixteen.
    • A. 

      Fact

    • B. 

      Opinion

    • C. 

      Debatable argument

    • D. 

      None of the above

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