Propaganda Techniques In Informational Text! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Propaganda Techniques In Informational Text! Trivia Questions Quiz

Propaganda techniques in informational text trivia questions quiz. There are different ways that people pass on their views on certain topics which can be propaganda or biased. Do you think that you know enough about some of the commonly used propaganda and bias techniques? Take the quiz and get to see how well informed you are on both items.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the goal of propaganda?
    • A. 

      To explain

    • B. 

      To persuade

    • C. 

      To identify

    • D. 

      To describe

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Through word choice that the author uses.

    • B. 

      Through inferences that you make about the text.

    • C. 

      Through the exclusion and inclusion of particular information.

    • D. 

      Through looking at the graphic features and text elements only.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is an example of propaganda?
    • A. 

      Bandwagon

    • B. 

      Text Elements

    • C. 

      Graphic Features

    • D. 

      Bias

  • 4. 
    This is an example of a text element.
  • 5. 
    What impact do text elements have on the meaning of a given informational text?
    • A. 

      Analyzes charts and graphs.

    • B. 

      Identifies the use of propaganda.

    • C. 

      Identifies author's bias.

    • D. 

      Emphasizes important information.

  • 6. 
    What are examples of sources of information from graphic features in a given informational text?
    • A. 

      Draw conclusions and make inferences.

    • B. 

      Inclusion and exclusion of text.

    • C. 

      Charts and graphs.

    • D. 

      Chapter headings and print styles.

  • 7. 
    What are text elements in informational text?
    • A. 

      Graphic features used in writing.

    • B. 

      Parts of a text that provide information to guide a reader.

    • C. 

      Emotionally appealing words.

    • D. 

      Source of information that assist in comprehension.

  • 8. 
    What is NOT an example of a graphic feature?
    • A. 

      Headings

    • B. 

      Graph

    • C. 

      Chart

    • D. 

      Picture

  • 9. 
    Read the text below. "Motorola introduced the first portable cell phone to consumers. The DynaTAC 8000X became known as the "brick" because it weighed a whopping 2.5 points, cost $3,995 dollars, and needed a recharge every 30 minutes. Today, more than 180 million Americans use cell phones that weigh less than 3 ounces and fit in the palm of a child's hand." Infer the meaning of the bolded word in the text.
    • A. 

      Important

    • B. 

      Moveable

    • C. 

      Fixed

    • D. 

      Stationary

  • 10. 
    Read the text below (same text as previous question!) "Motorola introduced the first portable cell phone to consumers. The DynaTAC 8000X became known as the "brick" because it weighed a whopping 2.5 pounds, cost $3,995 dollars, and needed a recharge every 30 minutes. Today, more than 180 million Americans use cell phones that weigh less than 3 ounces and fit in the palm of a child's hand." How is this paragraph informational text?
    • A. 

      It shows author's bias.

    • B. 

      It displays the proper use of testimonial propaganda.

    • C. 

      It has text elements and graphic features.

    • D. 

      It gives facts and information about a topic.

  • 11. 
    Read the text below (same as the last 2 questions!) "Motorola introduced the first portable cell phone to consumers. The DynaTAC 8000X became known as the "brick" because it weighed a whopping 2.5 pounds, cost $3,995 dollars, and needed a recharge every 30 minutes. Today, more than 180 million Americans use cell phones that weigh less than 3 ounces and fit in the palm of a child's hand." Look at the bolded sentence above. Why would the author bold this sentence?
    • A. 

      This sentence represents author's bias in the text.

    • B. 

      This sentence shows interesting facts that would catch the reader's attention.

    • C. 

      This sentence represents graphic features used to attract the reader to the text.

    • D. 

      This sentence shows how bandwagon propaganda is used properly.

  • 12. 
    How can you recognize glittering generalities?
    • A. 

      Emotionally appealing words.

    • B. 

      Showing that everybody wants to join.

    • C. 

      Using a celebrity or respected person.

    • D. 

      Using deragotry, or negative, language.

  • 13. 
    How do you recognize name-calling propaganda?
    • A. 

      Emotionally appealing words.

    • B. 

      Showing that everybody wants to join.

    • C. 

      Using a celebrity or respected person.

    • D. 

      Using derogatory, or negative, language.

  • 14. 
    Which is an example of an informational text?
    • A. 

      Recipe

    • B. 

      Mystery

    • C. 

      Adventure

    • D. 

      Science Fiction