Elements Of Persuasive Writing: Vocabulary Trivia Questions Quiz

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Elements Of Persuasive Writing: Vocabulary Trivia Questions Quiz

This below is a vocabulary trivia questions quiz that is elements of persuasive writing. If you want to become a writer, you need to know how to capture your audience with your writing. Do you know which tools you can employ to achieve this goal? Well, test your knowledge by taking the quiz below — all the best-learning something new and be sure to find more ways to up your skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A form of expression in writing; the choices a writer makes about words, and the types and lengths of sentences used.
    • A. 

      Argument

    • B. 

      Style

    • C. 

      Tone

  • 2. 
    Stressing the idea that people do not want people to feel left out.
    • A. 

      Bandwagon

    • B. 

      Card Stacking

    • C. 

      Argument

  • 3. 
    It begins with a general principle or idea and draws a specific conclusion.
    • A. 

      Induction

    • B. 

      Evidence

    • C. 

      Deduction

  • 4. 
    Words or images arouse emotions to connect the viewer's emotion to the product or idea trying to be sold.
    • A. 

      Emotional Appeal

    • B. 

      Evidence

    • C. 

      Argument

  • 5. 
    The feeling that certain words give.
    • A. 

      Evidence

    • B. 

      Emotional Appeal

    • C. 

      Connotation

  • 6. 
    _______________is writing that sets out to influence or change an audience's thoughts or actions.
  • 7. 
    Using the same idea or product over and over again is called __________________.
  • 8. 
    An _______________is the reason a writer gives to support their idea or opinion.
  • 9. 
    _____________ is the exact definition of a word.
  • 10. 
    The quality that brings about laughter or amusement, created through exaggeration, sarcasm, descriptions, irony and witty dialogue is referred to as __________________.
  • 11. 
    Deduction supports a general conclusion by exampling fact or cases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Something known to be true is a fact.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    An example is a number fact.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    A personal view point is considered an opinion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Card Stacking backs up statements or claims to persuade an audience to accept their argument as valid.  This includes testimony, appeal to experts, facts, stats and scientific data.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Name two reasons to study persuasion.
  • 17. 
    Name three ways we get others to accept our point of view.
  • 18. 
    When the writer makes an argument, the reader is aware of what points the enemy will point out.
    • A. 

      Emotional Appeal

    • B. 

      Addressing Counter-arguements

    • C. 

      Card Stacking

  • 19. 
    When the writer only gives the positive side of a product, service, or idea.  The author ignores negative ideas
    • A. 

      Example

    • B. 

      Addressing Counter-arguements

    • C. 

      Card Stacking

  • 20. 
    A portion of something taken to show the whole.
    • A. 

      Example

    • B. 

      Reason

    • C. 

      Tone

  • 21. 
    The attitude of an author toward the subject and theme of the writing.
    • A. 

      Example

    • B. 

      Plain Folks

    • C. 

      Tone

  • 22. 
    Identifying the product with common, everyday people and common need, rather than rich, extravagant people.
    • A. 

      Example

    • B. 

      Plain Folks

    • C. 

      Reason

  • 23. 
    The basis for a certain belief.
    • A. 

      Denotation

    • B. 

      Fact

    • C. 

      Reason