Persuasive Vocabulary

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Persuasive Techniques Quizzes & Trivia

How do you persuade someone when you need him or her to do something for you? Do you think you have the understanding of the right diction? The quiz below will test and advance your knowledge on persuasive vocabulary.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Logic means
    • A. 

      Something reasonable or common sense

    • B. 

      Something unreasonable and without common sense

    • C. 

      Something random and whatever comes to mind

  • 2. 
    An implicit message uses...
    • A. 

      Words, so that you know what they are saying

    • B. 

      Body language, visual cues, and tone of voice to understand what they mean

    • C. 

      A written explanation, so it is clearly stated

  • 3. 
    A fallacy is...
    • A. 

      The truth

    • B. 

      In between the truth and a lie

    • C. 

      A lie

  • 4. 
    When you appeal something, you are
    • A. 

      Trying to persuade someone to do something

    • B. 

      Trying to make sure everyone understands what you are asking

    • C. 

      Trying to get everyone to listen, by screaming at the top of your lungs

  • 5. 
    A rhetorical fallacy is
    • A. 

      An argument that is based off of logic

    • B. 

      An argument that is not based on logic

    • C. 

      An argument that is based on emotion

  • 6. 
    A logical fallacy is
    • A. 

      An argument that is based on reason

    • B. 

      An argument that is based on emotion

    • C. 

      An argument that is based on yourself

  • 7. 
    An explicit message is
    • A. 

      A message that is determined through body language and visuals

    • B. 

      A message that is determined through tone of voice

    • C. 

      A message that is determined through a clear statement

  • 8. 
    Ad hominem is when the speaker
    • A. 

      Attacks the logic of an argument

    • B. 

      Attacks the character of a person, instead of the argument

    • C. 

      Attacks the lies that are in an argument

  • 9. 
    An emotional fallacy is an argument that
    • A. 

      Is based on the emotions of the audience and the speaker

    • B. 

      Is a lie that is only made up of emotions

    • C. 

      Is a truth that appeals to a person's emotions