Debate Quizzes & Trivia

Did you know that there are more or less 18 forms of debating? You do? Hear! Hear! Yes indeed, this is not just hearsay. Debate, in general, is a contention by words or arguments which is commonly carried out in voluminous types of assemblies to deliberate matters and to make resolution on what action is to be done. Other times it takes place between candidates for elected office and it is also carried out for scholastic and frivolous purposes. Well… that’s enough with all of these superfluous and magnanimous talking.

Do you think you know everything that has to do with debate? Then the burden of proof lies on your side. Make sure you won’t get robbed. Ace this quiz and win your argument!

Show me what you know about debate!  You can use Mr. S's notes if you need to.

Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 613   |  Last updated: Dec 26, 2012
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    The definition of debate is

This quiz is a Lincoln-Douglas personality quiz, designed to see where you would best fit in the debate, and what style you would use throughout a round.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 557   |  Last updated: May 13, 2016
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    What is your favorite color?



Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 184   |  Last updated: May 13, 2016
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    The person or team arguing in favor of the resolution

Sample questions to prepare you for the Chapter 18 Test

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 146   |  Last updated: Feb 28, 2013
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    What are the main types of propositions encountered in debates? Mark all that apply

This is the last name of the person still considered property, so he was denied the ability to sue. __________

Questions: 31  |  Attempts: 99   |  Last updated: Jan 24, 2013
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    Lincoln's true goal was first to preserve the Union, then to get rid of slavery slowly. 

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Debate Questions & Answers


What do you do if you are losing a debate?
I will probably do letter C. I would like to state details about Christianity and love because a lot of people usually get affected by this. There are even some who may reflect whenever religion is mentioned. I will not be disrespectful towards the o
Which statements apply to the affirmative team in a debate?
Advocates for change in most debates Has the burden of proof Disagrees with the status quo Agrees with the resolution Would be the prosecution in a court of law
Which of the following are propositions of value?  
Teens need to be able to set their own curfews. The development of natural resources is more important than the protection of the environment.