Quiz 1: Genre And Purpose

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 158

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Genre Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will ask students to identify the differences between a genre and a purpose.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A genre differs from a purpose. "Genre" is a category of writing... a situation and type.Purpose is a goal, aim, or objective for the effect of the writing.Select the words that identify genres ONLY below.
    • A. 

      Letters, analyze, reviews, critiques, persuasive

    • B. 

      Letters, essays, critiques, blogs, journals, news articles

    • C. 

      Analyze, persuade, reflect, observe, inform

  • 2. 
    A genre differs from a purpose. "Genre" is a category of writing... a situation and type.Purpose is a goal, aim, or objective for the effect of the writing.Select the words that identify purposes ONLY below.
    • A. 

      Letters, analyze, reviews, critiques, persuasive

    • B. 

      Letters, essays, critiques, blogs, journals, news articles

    • C. 

      Analyze, persuade, reflect, observe, inform

  • 3. 
    A personal diary and a blog are both examples of what purpose?
    • A. 

      Persuasive

    • B. 

      Informative

    • C. 

      Reflective

  • 4. 
    An opinion column in the news, an advertisement, and a college argument may have a common purpose. Select the most likely common purpose below:
    • A. 

      Reflect

    • B. 

      Analyze

    • C. 

      Persuade

    • D. 

      Inform

  • 5. 
    Looking at page 64, what of the following genres of writing are included in the examples of the purpose (aim) "Writing to reflect?"
    • A. 

      Rhetorical analysis

    • B. 

      Journals

    • C. 

      Blogs

    • D. 

      Memoirs

    • E. 

      Essays

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