Propaganda Techniques Quiz With Answers

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Propaganda Techniques Quiz With Answers

Have you ever wondered about how good propagandizing skills you have? Let's test it with this Propaganda techniques-based quiz with answers. Answer a few simple questions in this quiz by selecting a propaganda technique that best fits the statement. Check the final score to see how well you've performed. So, are you ready to take the test? Let's begin then.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a Propaganda?
    • A. 

      The spreading of information by differents mediums to help or hurt a cause

    • B. 

      Telling only one side of the story

    • C. 

      Almost always appeals to the emotions rather than intellect

    • D. 

      Very seldom used to influence public opinion

  • 2. 
    A man in jeans and a t-shirt appearing in an ad for a pickup truck is an example of _______________. 
    • A. 

      Transfer

    • B. 

      Glittering generality

    • C. 

      Emotions

    • D. 

      Plain folks

  • 3. 
    If a person doesn't like middle school students because they are moody, he or she is said to be __________________. 
    • A. 

      Biased

    • B. 

      Unfair

    • C. 

      Cruel

    • D. 

      Stereotyping

  • 4. 
    Uncle Sam needs you to fight off the Bullies of the World! What is the propaganda technique used in this statement? 
    • A. 

      Transfer

    • B. 

      Name-calling

    • C. 

      Patriotism

    • D. 

      Ethos

  • 5. 
    'Michael Jordan wears Nike shoes and so should you!' Select the right propaganda technique here.  
    • A. 

      Transfer

    • B. 

      Unfinished comparison

    • C. 

      Snob appeal

    • D. 

      Testimonial

  • 6. 
    "A survey reveals that 73% of Americans believe that this candidate will do a better job." What is the propaganda technique used here?
    • A. 

      Facts and figures

    • B. 

      Glittering Generalities

    • C. 

      Logos

    • D. 

      Pathos

  • 7. 
    'Get a season's pass to King's Island this year for only $59.95. Don't miss this great opportunity, all of your friends will be getting this deal too.' What is the propaganda technique used here? 
    • A. 

      Pathos

    • B. 

      Unfinished comparisons

    • C. 

      Bandwagon

    • D. 

      Snob appeal

  • 8. 
    Buy Coca-Cola now in the new KING size bottle! Pick the correct propaganda technique used in this statement. 
    • A. 

      Testimonial

    • B. 

      Glittering generalities

    • C. 

      Logos

    • D. 

      Transfer

  • 9. 
    'No one loves you like your Mom, so give her flowers on Mother's Day.' What is the propaganda technique used here? 
    • A. 

      Ethos

    • B. 

      Logos

    • C. 

      Kairos

    • D. 

      Pathos

  • 10. 
    "Anacin: Twice as much of the pain reliever doctors recommend most." Pick the correct propaganda technique used here.  
    • A. 

      Fear

    • B. 

      Unfinished comparison

    • C. 

      Facts and figures

    • D. 

      Testimonial

  • 11. 
    • Ladies wear, "Love to Know" Women's Fashions.  You'll look and feel like a million dollars. What is the propaganda technique used here? 
    • A. 

      Snob appeal

    • B. 

      Pathos

    • C. 

      Testimonial

    • D. 

      Bandwagon

  • 12. 
    'Shouldn't your family be drinking Hawaiian Punch?' What is the propaganda technique used here?
    • A. 

      Transfer

    • B. 

      Plain folks

    • C. 

      Pathos

    • D. 

      Rhetorical question

  • 13. 
    'Cascade leaves dishes virtually spotless.' Pick the correct propaganda technique in this statement. 
    • A. 

      Unfinished comparison

    • B. 

      Testimonial

    • C. 

      Weasel words

    • D. 

      Logos

  • 14. 
    'Coal is a non-renewable resource; therefore, there is not an infinite supply of coal.' What is the propaganda technique used here? 
    • A. 

      Kairos

    • B. 

      Logos

    • C. 

      Testimonial

    • D. 

      Transfer

  • 15. 
    KFC is "finger-licking good." What is the propaganda technique used here? 
    • A. 

      Glittering generalities

    • B. 

      Weasel words

    • C. 

      Loaded words

    • D. 

      Ehtos

  • 16. 
    This advertisement is an example of what propaganda technique?
    • A. 

      Ethos

    • B. 

      Kairos

    • C. 

      Transfer

    • D. 

      Glittering generalities

  • 17. 
    To have a slanted viewpoint towards a particular person, place, thing, or idea is to be ______________.
    • A. 

      Persuaded

    • B. 

      Asserted

    • C. 

      Stereotyped

    • D. 

      Biased

  • 18. 
     Can you name this technique?
    • A. 

      Patriotism

    • B. 

      Fear

    • C. 

      Pathos

    • D. 

      Ethos

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