Persuasive Writing Trivia Questions

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Persuasive Writing Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the purpose of persuasive writing?
    • A. 

      To convince your reader to agree with your idea

    • B. 

      To give facts about a topic

    • C. 

      To tell a story

    • D. 

      To make somebody do everything you say

  • 2. 
    How should you start planning for a persuasive essay?
    • A. 

      Write a final draft.

    • B. 

      Copy something from your schoolbooks.

    • C. 

      Read the prompt carefully and write down your ideas.

    • D. 

      Check for mistakes.

  • 3. 
    Which of these is a good way to develop your paper (make it longer and better)?
    • A. 

      Give examples.

    • B. 

      Compare how it is now to how it would be with your idea.

    • C. 

      Make a plan.

    • D. 

      All of the above are good ways to develop.

  • 4. 
    Why is the audience for your persuasive writing important?
    • A. 

      They are the people who have to take the writing test.

    • B. 

      They are the people who have the power to make your idea come true.

    • C. 

      They are the people who have already taken the writing test.

    • D. 

      They are the people who will clap if it's good.

  • 5. 
    How should you revise your paper?
    • A. 

      Make your ideas shorter and harder to understand.

    • B. 

      Put periods after all your sentences.

    • C. 

      Add more to your ideas and use more interesting words.

    • D. 

      Recopy your paper in neat cursive writing.

  • 6. 
    How should the conclusion for a persuasive paper make your reader feel?
    • A. 

      Ready to take the action you suggest in your paper

    • B. 

      Ready to do the opposite of what your paper says

    • C. 

      Offended and bored

    • D. 

      Confused