Persuasion Words 2 Know

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Persuasion Words 2 Know

Welcome to your Persuasion Quiz! Do your best to answer all 20 questions with the best answers possible. Good luck! This quiz is worth 20 points!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ART of convincing others of your opinion
    • A. 

      Opinion

    • B. 

      Persuasion

    • C. 

      Stereotype

    • D. 

      Bias

  • 2. 
    Your personal IDEA about something
    • A. 

      Fact

    • B. 

      Stereotype

    • C. 

      Opinion

    • D. 

      Bias

  • 3. 
    Your personal ATTITUDE about something, positive or negative
    • A. 

      Opinion

    • B. 

      Fact

    • C. 

      Stereotype

    • D. 

      Bias

  • 4. 
    A genre of text written with the author's purpose of PERSUADING
    • A. 

      Editorial

    • B. 

      Fiction

    • C. 

      Nonfiction

    • D. 

      Autobiography

  • 5. 
    A statement of TRUTH
    • A. 

      Fact

    • B. 

      Opinion

  • 6. 
    A JUDGMENT of a whole group based on the actions of a few
    • A. 

      Bias

    • B. 

      Stereotype

    • C. 

      Opinion

    • D. 

      Persuasion

  • 7. 
    The persuasion technique that uses POPULARITY to sell
    • A. 

      Repetition

    • B. 

      Bandwagon

    • C. 

      Red herring

    • D. 

      Name calling

  • 8. 
    The persuasion technique that uses DISTRACTION to sell
    • A. 

      Repetition

    • B. 

      Bandwagon

    • C. 

      Red herring

    • D. 

      Name calling

  • 9. 
    The persuasion technique that uses FACTS and DATA to sell
    • A. 

      Numbers and statistics

    • B. 

      Red herring

    • C. 

      Bandwagon

    • D. 

      Emotional appeal

  • 10. 
    The persuasion technique that uses strong FEELING words and pictures to sell
    • A. 

      Bandwagon

    • B. 

      Testimonial

    • C. 

      Red herring

    • D. 

      Emotional appeal

  • 11. 
    The persuasion technique that uses a FAMOUS PERSON or EXPERT to sell
    • A. 

      Emotional appeal

    • B. 

      Testimonial

    • C. 

      Bandwagon

    • D. 

      Repetition

  • 12. 
    The persuasion technique that uses the REPEATING of words, logos, slogans or images to sell
    • A. 

      Bandwagon

    • B. 

      Red herring

    • C. 

      Repetition

    • D. 

      Testimonial

  • 13. 
    Which persuasive technique is being used in this advertisement?
    • A. 

      Bandwagon

    • B. 

      Red herring

    • C. 

      Testimonial

    • D. 

      Numbers and statistics

  • 14. 
    Which persuasive technique is being used in this advertisement?
    • A. 

      Bandwagon

    • B. 

      Name calling

    • C. 

      Testimonial

    • D. 

      Emotional appeal

  • 15. 
    What is the "salt" a symbol for in this adbuster?
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Unhealthy food

    • C. 

      Drugs

    • D. 

      Smoking

  • 16. 
    What is the message, or theme, of this adbuster?
    • A. 

      McDonald's is "good enough to DIE for"!!

    • B. 

      McDonald's food doesn't affect your health.

    • C. 

      McDonald's food can cause serious health problems.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 17. 
    How can having negative stereotypes affect others around us?
    • A. 

      It doesn't affect them.

    • B. 

      It only affects them when I DO something mean.

    • C. 

      It affects them totally because it changes how I treat them.

  • 18. 
    This is an example of a:
    • A. 

      Logo

    • B. 

      Slogan

  • 19. 
    This is an example of a:
    • A. 

      Logo

    • B. 

      Slogan

  • 20. 
    How was the Career Builder Superbowl commercial an example of emotional appeal?
    • A. 

      It repeated the same message over and over again.

    • B. 

      It showed how different people felt about jobs they hated.

    • C. 

      It encouraged people to use their service because it is popular.

    • D. 

      It distracted people from their jobs.

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