Debate Quiz 824- 8/25

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Debate Quiz 824- 8/25

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a contention? (In debate)
    • A. 

      An evidence packet

    • B. 

      A main point

    • C. 

      A statement

    • D. 

      A reason why an argument is flawed

  • 2. 
    The EU economy is weak right now.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What kind of energy does the Green Belt contention suggest the BRI will use?
    • A. 

      Fossil Fuels

    • B. 

      Cement

    • C. 

      5G

    • D. 

      Green Renewable

  • 4. 
    The EU is winning the 5G race right now.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The US will get angry if the EU joins the BRI.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Debaters typically prefer to go second for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      They get the first question in crossfire

    • B. 

      They can use more prep time.

    • C. 

      They can hear their opponent's case first to prepare responses.

    • D. 

      The judge hears their speech last.

  • 7. 
    Why does Economic Growth matter?
  • 8. 
    According to the 'Global Warming' contention, the BRI will make global warming worse for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      It will make us more reliable on fossil fuels.

    • B. 

      It will increase trade, which increases Co2 emissions.

    • C. 

      It will use a lot of cement.

    • D. 

      It will use green renewable energy.

  • 9. 
    An impact: (check which boxes apply)
    • A. 

      Is the reason your contention matters to the judge.

    • B. 

      Is not that important in the grand scheme of things.

    • C. 

      Often comes down to saving lives.

    • D. 

      Should be weighed against your opponent's in the final focus. You can do this in the summary speech if you have time as well. 

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