Loc Chapters 1 And 2 Quiz

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Loc Chapters 1  And 2 Quiz

This is a quiz on Chapter 1 and 2 and 3 of the Language and Composition textbook. There are different kinds of questions. If the question has checkboxes, you should check all that are correct. Note: The grammar questions (about sentences and clauses) DO NOT COUNT. They are a pre-assessment. NOTE: Multiple choice/ checkbox questions are worth 1 pt. Each. The score report at the end does NOT include your rhetorical analysis score, which will be out of 9. I will be (loosely) grading the paragraph using the AP rubric, plus 3 points: a 5 out of 9 = 8/9 on the paragraph. That makes the quiz worth 25 points total. On Powerschool your points will be out of 25. So, if


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following completes the two blanks in the rhetorical triangle diagram?
    • A. 

      Aristotle

    • B. 

      Time period

    • C. 

      Speaker

    • D. 

      Subject

    • E. 

      Occasion

  • 2. 
    Writers and speakers appeal to ______________by offering clear, rational ideas. Appealing to this means having a clear main idea, or thesis, with specific details, examples, facts, and/ or statistical data.
    • A. 

      Reality

    • B. 

      Logos

    • C. 

      Pathos

    • D. 

      Ethos

    • E. 

      Credibility

  • 3. 
    In an argument, if you anticipate objections or opposing views, and consider the other side, you are acknowledging a ________________.
    • A. 

      Vulnerability

    • B. 

      Persona

    • C. 

      Context

    • D. 

      Counterargument

  • 4. 
    The choice of words that a writer uses is known as ______________.
    • A. 

      Diction

    • B. 

      Syntax

    • C. 

      Argument

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 5. 
    Check all of the answers that are correct. When analyzing writing, which of the following would be questions you could ask yourself when considering syntax?
    • A. 

      Which of the important words in the passage are general and abstract?

    • B. 

      What is the order of the parts of the sentence?

    • C. 

      What is the connotation of these words?

    • D. 

      How does the sentence connect its words, phrases and clauses?

    • E. 

      Why does this author use one long sentence?

    • F. 

      What are the sentences like?

  • 6. 
    Why would JFK use words like "forebears"and "forth" in his inagural address ? Choose the best answer.
    • A. 

      He was educated at Oxford.

    • B. 

      Strong parallelism is great to have in a speech.

    • C. 

      They evoke a sense of pride and wonderment that makes the audience enthralled with his rhetorical devices.

    • D. 

      They draw a connection between him and the "old days" so the listener feels that he isone of many strong leaders that came before him.

  • 7. 
    The following sentence contains an example of which kind of rhetorical device? "In your hands, my fellow citizens, more than mine, will rest the final success or failure of our course."
    • A. 

      Zeugma-- A rhetorical term for the use of a word to modify or govern two or more words although its use may be grammatically or logically correct with only one.

    • B. 

      Metonymy-- using a part to represent the whole

    • C. 

      Rhetorical question- asking a question that you do not expect an answer to

    • D. 

      Asyndeton-- leaving out the conjunctions

  • 8. 
    The following sentence contains an example of which kind of rhetorical device? "We shall support any friend, oppose any foe."
    • A. 

      Allusion--reference to something famous

    • B. 

      Metaphor--A figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between two unlike things that actually have something in common.

    • C. 

      Metonymy--A figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated (such as "crown" for "royalty").

    • D. 

      Antithesis--the juxtaposition of contrasting ideas in balanced phrases.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following definitions most closely describes horative sentence?
    • A. 

      Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive phrases.

    • B. 

      Old-fashioned or outdated choice of words.

    • C. 

      A group of words that exhorts, advises, calls to action

    • D. 

      The omission of conjunctions between phrases

  • 10. 
    Which of the following could be effects of the use of asyndeton?
    • A. 

      The reader would read slowly, pausing with each conjunction.

    • B. 

      The reader would feel a sense of urgency from rushing through a lot of information without a pause

    • C. 

      The reader would feel the "weight" of successive phrases "piled" one on top of another.

    • D. 

      Both B and C are correct

  • 11. 
    Which of the following "arrangement" styles (of essays) contains a story or recounting of a series of events?
    • A. 

      Classification and division

    • B. 

      Comparison and contrast

    • C. 

      Exemplification

    • D. 

      Narration

  • 12. 
    Which of the following "arrangement" styles juxtaposes two things to highlight their similarities and differences?
    • A. 

      Exemplification

    • B. 

      Cause and Effect

    • C. 

      Definition

    • D. 

      Comparison and Contrast

  • 13. 
    When writing a rhetorical analysis essay, How do you set up the T-chart after reading the "stem" of the question?  The answers are set up like a T-chart (the two parts of the T chart  have a line between them.
    • A. 

      Your Thesis I Strategies

    • B. 

      Author's Position I Rhetorical Strategies

    • C. 

      Rhetorical Strategies I Author's Position

    • D. 

      Tropes I Diction

    • E. 

      Rhetorical Strategies I Syntax

  • 14. 
    When writing any kind of essay for the AP Exam, which of the following is the ideal way to end the essay? (I used this simile in class.)
    • A. 

      Like a wet noodle--make them wonder if you know how to conclude.

    • B. 

      Like a gymnast-- even if you falter in the body of the essay, leave them with a good impression.

    • C. 

      Like a rockstar-- make it all glam and glitz-- they might think you know what you are talking about under all of that high-level vocabulary.

    • D. 

      Like a simile--make it a simile that compares two things using "like" or "as" every time.

  • 15. 
    Check all of the answers that are correct. Which of the following should a writer include when constructing a strong synthesis essay?
    • A. 

      A great title-- maybe even a pun!

    • B. 

      A strong first body paragraph with the opposing point of view

    • C. 

      Well-integrated quotes that support your argument

    • D. 

      Consideration of opposing views and a counterargument

    • E. 

      Strong diction and syntax

  • 16. 
    The above cartoon should look familiar to you. In 2006 this cartoon was drawn by Tom Toles after the death of Rosa Parks, the black woman who in 1955 refused to give up her seat at the font of a bus for a white person.  In a paragraph  (worth 9 points) analyze the cartoon and tell the speaker,occasion, audience and how the author appeals to ethos, logos, pathos (if they do), and tell what the "tone" of the cartoon is. Remember to introduce the the cartoon as though your reader does not know the context of the cartoon.
  • 17. 
    Evaluate the following. Is it an independent clause? I ran.
    • A. 

      Independent Clause

    • B. 

      Not an Independent Clause

  • 18. 
    Evaluate the following. Is it an independent clause? The dog's master.
    • A. 

      Independent clause

    • B. 

      Not an Independent clause

  • 19. 
    Could the following be joined by a semi-colon? They ate the Turkey. They were stuffed.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 20. 
    Is the following a correct construction of a compound sentence? Mr. Leonard and Mr. Hudak gave the test, for they felt the students were ready.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 21. 
    Is the following the correct construction of a compound sentence? The mountain was open for skiing it had enough snow.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is a fully integrated quote? 
    • A. 

      The article says that the penny is "a historical tradition."

    • B. 

      The penny is a "historical tradition" that we should honor.

    • C. 

      "The copper coin is a historical tradition." This shows that the penny is something that we should honor.

    • D. 

      The penny, according to the article, is a "historical tradition."

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