Sarah Holmes
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A 10 question multiple choice quiz to text understand of rhetorical devices used by writers in a range of texts. Explanations of each technique are given with the correct answer.

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Writers' techniques 1: Rhetorical devices

Question 1 of 10

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Why would anyone want to hunt foxes with dogs?

This is an example of which persuasive technique?

Select one of the following:

  • Opinion as fact

  • Emotive language

  • Rhetorical question

Explanation

Question 2 of 10

1

Do it well, do it fast and do it now.

This is an example of which technique?

Select one of the following:

  • Emphatic language

  • Group of three

  • Superlatives

Explanation

Question 3 of 10

1

Having to sit an English exam is the worst thing ever!

This is an example of which technique?

Select one of the following:

  • Superlative

  • Emphatic language

  • Hyperbole

Explanation

Question 4 of 10

1

Obviously PBD is the best eLearning provider in the country.

This is an example of which technique?

Select one of the following:

  • Hyperbole

  • Opinion as fact

  • Flattery

Explanation

Question 5 of 10

1

You need dream no more.

This is an example of which technique?

Select one of the following:

  • Emotive language

  • Superlative

  • Opinion as fact

Explanation

Question 6 of 10

1

We're the last generation who can stop this global catastrophe . . .

This is an example of which technique?

Select one of the following:

  • Emotive language

  • Superlatives

  • Hyperbole

Explanation

Question 7 of 10

1

If you're new to the sport we suggest you get some proper training . . .

This is and example of which technique?

Select one of the following:

  • Use of pronouns

  • Emotive lanaguage

  • Rhetorical question

Explanation

Question 8 of 10

1

Helping save lives every day.

This is an example of which technique?

Select one of the following:

  • Hyperbole

  • Active sentence

  • Opinion as fact

Explanation

Question 9 of 10

1

It is extremely important to pay attention to the warning flags on the beach.

This is an example of which technique?

Select one of the following:

  • Emphatic language

  • Hyperbole

  • Opinion as fact

Explanation

Question 10 of 10

1

Stop when you see the red light.

This is an example of which technique?

Select one of the following:

  • Modal verbs

  • Emotive language

  • Imperative verbs

Explanation