← APLAC2 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- straw man
- candid tone
- a the repetition of consonant sounds
- b a three part deductive argument in which a conclusion is based on a major premise and a minor premise
"All men are mortal; Socrates is a man; Therefore, Socrates is mortal."
- c slecting the oppositions weakest or most insignificant point to argue against in order to divert attention from the real issue.
- d the placing next to a noun another noun or phrase that explains it.
example: "John, my brother, is coming home."
- e fair, honest
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- favoring no ones side, fair, non-biased.
- emotional appeal
- not treating the subject with respect
- making false claims to be someone you aren't (phony)
- similarity of structure in a pair or series of related words, phrases, or clauses
example: "He tried to make the law clear, precise and equitable."
5 True/False Questions
anastrophe → Turning away from the audience to address someone new-- God, the angels, the dead (anyone not present)
circular reasoning → the way a story moves: quickly, slowly, or between the two, as well as shifts in the pace
hyperbole → something that stands for something else
periodic sentence → a sentence withholding its main idea until the end
example: "Just as he bent down to tie his shoelace, a car hit him."
turgid tone → excessively complex in style or language