Writers' techniques 1: Rhetorical devices

Description

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.
Sarah Holmes
Quiz by Sarah Holmes, updated more than 1 year ago
Sarah Holmes
Created by Sarah Holmes almost 9 years ago
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Resource summary

Question 1

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Why would anyone want to hunt foxes with dogs? This is an example of which persuasive technique?
Answer
  • Opinion as fact
  • Emotive language
  • Rhetorical question

Question 2

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Do it well, do it fast and do it now. This is an example of which technique?
Answer
  • Emphatic language
  • Group of three
  • Superlatives

Question 3

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Having to sit an English exam is the worst thing ever! This is an example of which technique?
Answer
  • Superlative
  • Emphatic language
  • Hyperbole

Question 4

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Obviously PBD is the best eLearning provider in the country. This is an example of which technique?
Answer
  • Hyperbole
  • Opinion as fact
  • Flattery

Question 5

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You need dream no more. This is an example of which technique?
Answer
  • Emotive language
  • Superlative
  • Opinion as fact

Question 6

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We're the last generation who can stop this global catastrophe . . . This is an example of which technique?
Answer
  • Emotive language
  • Superlatives
  • Hyperbole

Question 7

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If you're new to the sport we suggest you get some proper training . . . This is and example of which technique?
Answer
  • Use of pronouns
  • Emotive lanaguage
  • Rhetorical question

Question 8

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Helping save lives every day. This is an example of which technique?
Answer
  • Hyperbole
  • Active sentence
  • Opinion as fact

Question 9

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It is extremely important to pay attention to the warning flags on the beach. This is an example of which technique?
Answer
  • Emphatic language
  • Hyperbole
  • Opinion as fact

Question 10

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Stop when you see the red light. This is an example of which technique?
Answer
  • Modal verbs
  • Emotive language
  • Imperative verbs
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