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What's the difference between logos and pathos?
A. Logos focuses on the logical and rational presentation of facts; pathos focuses on emotional ideas and images that persuade.
B. Logos focuses on emotional ideas and images that persuade; pathos focuses on the logical and rational presentation of facts.
C. Logos focuses on credibility and character; pathos focuses on the logical and rational presentation of facts.
D. Logos focuses on the logical and rational presentation of facts; pathos focuses on credibility and
character.
A. Logos focuses on the logical and rational presentation of facts; pathos focuses on emotional ideas and images that persuade.
Why is it sometimes best to make a phone call or personal contact when conveying sensitive information?
A. Email is not considered proper business etiquette.
B. Those methods have less likelihood of being misinterpreted.
C. Some people don't like email.
D. Email is more likely to be lost.
B. Those methods have less likelihood of being misinterpreted.
Why is Brutus' involvement in Caesar's assassination especially tragic?
A. Brutus did not participate in the actual assassination; he only helped plan it.
B. Brutus did not help plan the assassination; he only helped carry it out.
C. Brutus did not help plan the assassination; he did not help carry it out.
D. Brutus delivered the final blow and assassinated his friend.
D. Brutus delivered the final blow and assassinated his friend
What is not an example of a stage direction?
A. To the audience
B. They exit together
C. Horn heard offstage
D. Cassius fears Antony
D. Cassius fears Antony
Why is it important that an argument address a counterargument?
A. Most teachers will not read a paper that does not include a counterargument.
B. All readers will distrust texts that neglect to include counterarguments.
C. Doing so strengthens the ethos, logos, and pathos of the argument.
D. Counterarguments are usually weak and easy to rebut.
C. Doing so strengthens the ethos, logos, and pathos of the argument.
Index cards, cybercards, photocopies, and notebook paper are most appropriate to use during which stage of the research process?
A. before you begin researching
B. after your project has been completed
C. during your research presentation
D. while you are gathering information
D. While you are gathering information
Which element is not part of the rhetorical triangle designed by Aristotle?
A. speaker credibility
B. audience emotion
C. content logic
D. length of address
D. length of address
Who is not a round character in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar?
A. Lepidus
B. Mark Antony
C. Caesar
D. Brutus
A. Lepidus
When the premise of an argument relies on mention of the character, background, or personality of a person,
what is the logicalfallacy being committed?
A. hasty generalization
B. popular appeal
C. appeal to a lack of evidence
D. personal attack
D. personal attack
Research must involve all of the following except __________.
A. reading critically
B. asking questions
C. gathering information
D. travelling abroad
D. travelling abroad
All of the following are important reasons to include direct quotations in your writing except __________.
A. to add powerful emphasis to your ideas
B. to add length to short, boring essays
C. to add strong support to your claims
D. to add important credibility to the piece
B. to add length to short, boring essays
Before the essay is shared with an audience, the thesis statement is a __________ for the writer. After the essay is finalized, the statement becomes a __________ for the reader.
A. research tool . . . roadmap
B. manual . . . research tool
C. leash . . . research tool
D. chore . . . obstacle
A. research tool.. roadmap
CASSIUS:
I know not how [death will come],
But I do find it cowardly and vile
The words "cowardly" and "vile" are examples of words with negative __________ meaning.
A. denotative
B. figurative
C. hidden
D. connotative
D. connotative
All the following are true of outlines except __________.
A. they are a vital tool of the research process
B. they are only used by students in high school
C. they show the relationships among an essay's main points
D. they reduce a large amount of information about the essentials
B. they are only used by students in high school
Why are databases useful to researchers?
A. because librarians use them to find books for their libraries
B. because they are part of the "invisible Web" and can only be accessed in a library
C. because they include scholarly articles that add credibility to your research
D. because you have to pay for the service
C. because they include scholarly articles that add credibility to your research
BRUTUS:
O then by day Where wilt thou find a cavern dark enough To mask thy monstrous visage? Seek none, conspiracy.
Hide it in smiles and affability.

Which of the following correctly classifies the figurative language in the above example?
A. apostrophe: "then by day"
B. personification: "mask thy monstrous visage"
C. metaphor: "Seek none, conspiracy."
D. simile: "a cavern dark enough
B. personification: "mask thy monstrous visage"
Why is it important to collect credible sources before evaluating their content?
A. Some sources do not need further evaluation.
B. Bibliographic information is needed to fill out the works cited page.
C. Evaluating authorship looks impressive on a resumé.
D. Collecting credible sources saves time and energy.
D. Collecting credible sources saves time and energy
All of the following give evidence context except __________.
A. explanations
B. transitional phrases
C. organization of ideas
D. handdrawn illustrations
D. handdrawn illustrations
What is the difference between internal and external conflicts?
A. Internal conflict is a struggle within a character's self, including his or her thoughts and choices; external conflict is a struggle between the character and an outside force, like nature or another human.
B. Internal conflict is a struggle between the character and an outside force, like nature or another human;external conflict is a struggle within a character's self, including his or her thoughts and choices.
C. Internal conflict happens only when there are two or more characters in an argument.
D. External conflict occurs only within a character when he or she is dealing with a personal problem
A. Internal conflict is a struggle within a character's self, including his or her thoughts and choices; external conflict is a struggle between the character and an outside force, like nature or another human.
Soothsayer:
Beware the ides of March.
CAESAR:
He is a dreamer. Let us leave him. Pass!
The soothsayer's warning is an example of which literary devices?
A. conflict
B. flashback
C. foreshadowing
D. imagery
C. foreshadowing
Which statement describes best the similarity between Julius Caesar's Rome and Queen Elizabeth I's England?
A. Julius Caesar's Rome was poor, while Queen Elizabeth I's England was wealthy.
B. Julius Caesar and Queen Elizabeth I were the absolute rulers of their expanding empire or kingdom.
C. Julius Caesar allowed the Senate to control all aspects of government, and Queen Elizabeth I defeated Julius Caesar for control of the Roman Empire.
D. Julius Caesar's Rome was wealthy, while Queen Elizabeth I's England was poor.
B. Julius Caesar and Queen Elizabeth I were the absolute rulers of their expanding empire or kingdom.
Which sentence is not a proposition?
A. You can ride in a wagon.
B. You are late.
C. Sit down.
D. Terrie eats.
C. Sit Down
CASCA:
Why, there was a crown offered him; and being offered him, he put it by with the back of his hand, thus; and then the people fell ashouting.
Paraphrase the above section of the text
Caesar was offered a crown, and with the palm of his hand he pushed it away, and as
a result the people started to shout.
If you wanted to create an annotated bibliography, what would you need to do?
To create an annotated bibliography, you would need to begin by gathering all your source information. In an annotated bibliography, you need to include each source, written in proper MLA format, that you will likely use for your research paper. In addition, for each source you must write a summary and some sort of commentary for each source. You can include paraphrases or quotations that seem especially helpful. Essentially, the annotated bibliography is a streamlined way to keep track of all your sources so you do not have to rifle through all your notes each time you want to find out what a particular source has to offer to the end research project
Using a separate profile on social networking sites to promote your business __________.
A. allows you to keep your personal and business posts separate
B. can be confusing and is always annoying to everyone
C. is not allowed on most social networking sites for lack of space
D. is inappropriate; business colleagues want to see personal information
A. allows you to keep your personal and business posts separate
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