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Quiz for Chapter Seven

Student Self-Grading Multiple Choice

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1. A claim which can be proved by figures and facts is claim of ________.

a) value
b) fact
c) figure
d) policy
e) All the above

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2. A claim which appeals to one’s moral code or values is a claim of ________.

a) value
b) policy
c) fact
d) None of the above

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3. A(n) ________ claim is a claim for action.

a) policy
b) fact
c) value
d) reaction
e) All the above

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4. Claims that may change as a writer progresses through an argument are called ________ claims.

a) conclusive
b) political
c) tentative
d) fact

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5. Claims supported by evidence are called ________ claims.

a) conclusive
b) tentative
c) political
d) factual

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6. Which of the following are types of evidence?

a) Facts
b) Statistics
c) Examples
d) Case studies
e) All the above

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7. Which of the following can make a point easier for a reader to understand?

a) Analogy
b) Personal experience
c) Description
d) All the above
e) None of the above

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Short Answer Questions

8. Claims of ____________ are supported through a process of reasoning.

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9. Claims cannot be accepted without ____________.

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10. Hard evidence is especially important if a writer is doing ____________.

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11. A precedent is a type of ____________.

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12. A writer can strengthen a claim by demonstrating ____________.

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