Parts Of An Argumentative Essay Test!

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Argumentative Essay Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the purpose of a claim?
    • A. 

      To show both sides of an argument

    • B. 

      To show which side of the argument I am on

    • C. 

      To show why the other side is wrong

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 2. 
    What is the purpose of a rebuttal?
    • A. 

      To introduce what my paper will be about

    • B. 

      To prove that the opposing side is wrong

    • C. 

      To summarize all of my ideas

    • D. 

      To provide background information

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are examples of credible sources?  CHECK ALL THAT APPLY
    • A. 

      A scientific magazine or published article

    • B. 

      The source was published in 2001.

    • C. 

      Debate.org, Wikipedia, or a blog

    • D. 

      National Geographic, NASA, TIME, Forbes, WWF

  • 4. 
    Which are components of an argumentative essay?
    • A. 

      Using I, you, or me (except in the hook)

    • B. 

      Using opinions or emotions

    • C. 

      Using textual evidence

    • D. 

      Stating a counterclaim & rebuttal

  • 5. 
    Which option below is an example of a thesis?
    • A. 

      Deforestation can be good and bad for the environment.

    • B. 

      Deforestation is detrimental to our environment because species are losing their habitats, climate change, and fewer forests.

    • C. 

      Does deforestation hurt the environment?

    • D. 

      Deforestation is mostly bad for the environment.

  • 6. 
    Which option below is an example of a thesis?
    • A. 

      Is nuclear energy safe?

    • B. 

      Nuclear energy is dangerous.

    • C. 

      Nuclear energy should not be used because it's harmful to our health, expensive, and extremely dangerous.

    • D. 

      Nuclear energy has pros and cons.