Persuasive Writing Quiz Questions

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Persuasive Writing Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the correct definition of a persuasive essay?
    • A. 

      Persuasive essays sway the audience's thinking or actions.

    • B. 

      Persuasive essays explain a topic or action.

    • C. 

      Persuasive essays ask questions and then answer them.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the correct definition of a thesis statement?
    • A. 

      A thesis statement is the way a writer introduces a thesis.

    • B. 

      A thesis statement is the prompt for an essay.

    • C. 

      A thesis statement is the main idea of an essay.

  • 3. 
    Which one of the following would be a good thesis statement for a persuasive essay?
    • A. 

      This is the 50th anniversary of the novel To Kill a Mockingbird.

    • B. 

      Harper Lee wrote To Kill a Mockingbird.

    • C. 

      To Kill a Mockingbird should be required reading for all students.

  • 4. 
    The conclusion of a persuasive essay should
    • A. 

      Provide a new strong idea.

    • B. 

      Include a call to action.

    • C. 

      Leave the reader wondering.

  • 5. 
    A persuasive essay should consider the opposing side and include a counter argument.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False