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College Comp. Final
Questions from Mrs. Tuners Final
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Persuasive writing and argumentative writing are different in all of the following ways except:
use of facts
Argumentative writing is more________________ in tone
Toulmin and Rogerian arguments both have ___________________ paragraphs.
When arguing Toulmin style, which paragraph comes after the background paragraph?
-A concession paragraph
-A rebuttal paragraph
-Your best argument
Your best argument
In the background paragraph, both Toulmin and Rogerian arguments try to reach _______________.
When arguing Rogerian style, which paragraphs contain concessions?
-Paragraphs 1, 2 and 3
-Paragraphs 2, 3 and 4
-Paragraphs 4, 5 and 6
-Paragraphs 3, 4 and 5
3,4, and 5
In a Rogerian argument, concessions should be only one or two sentences.
The purpose of argumentative writing is to persuade your reader into adopting your point of view.
In argumentative writing, you assume your reader is a reasonable person.
Has the "Falling Man" ever been definitively identified?
Why were the images of jumpers removed from the media after 9/11?
-People felt they were a violation of privacy
-The jumpers' faces couldn't be seen
-The images didn't fit the narrative that people wanted to believe
people felt they were a violation of privacy, the images didn't fit the narrative that people wanted to believe
How did families of the jumpers feel?
all of the above
What is Ali Soufan's primary objection to the use of torture?
it elicits bad intelligence
What specific example does Soufan give to support his argument?
Ibin Sheikh al-Libi saying Iraq helped with 9/11
Jose Rodrigez, the man in charge of the "enhanced interrogation program", gave all of the following arguments EXCEPT?
-the techniques were approved by our government
-the techniques worked
-they saved American lives
-Khalid Sheik Mohammed gave up actionable intelligence which stopped an attack
Khalid Sheik Mohammed gave up actionable intelligence which stopped an attack
What was the importance of the information obtained by Ibn Sheikh al-Libi during enhanced interrogation?
He lied about Iraq's involvement in 9/11
What was the effect of the enhanced interrogation techniques on Khalid Sheik Mohammed?
He lied and never gave any actionable intelligence
Michael Levin and Charles Krauthammer both use what example in their support of the use of terror?
the ticking time bomb scenario
What technique does Ali Soufan advocate when interrogating terrorists?
Establishing a rapport and building trust
Identify the hormone responsible for stimulating appetite:
Identify the hormone responsible for suppressing the appetite:
According to Traci Mann, what things conspire against people trying to lose weight?
all of the above
According to Kris Gunnars, which things are true about the difference between fructose and protein?
-Fructose doesn't diminish ghrelin
-Protein boosts metabolic rate
-Protein makes you feel full while fructose doesn't
-Fructose increases leptin
Fructose doesn't diminish ghrelin,
Protein boosts metabolic rate,
Protein makes you feel full while fructose doesn't
According to Keri Wiginton, what is one thing all diets agree on?
People should eat more fruits and vegetables
Who said, "A calorie is not a calorie"?
-Dr. Robert Lustig
-Dr. Traci Mann
Dr. Lustig, Kris Gunnars
Which diseases are caused by obesity?
Diabetes, Heart disease, Stroke
Which of the following is true about sugar?
-It's more addictive than heroin and cocaine
-It's in 77% of American food supply
-It decreases ghrelin levels
-It decreases dopamine
It's more addictive than heroin and cocaine,
It's in 77% of American food supply
Which of the following is true about exercise and obesity?
-Exercise is necessary in order to lose weight
-Exercise increased from 2001 until 2009; so did obesity
-Exercise can offset a bad diet
-During exercise, people burn far fewer calories than they believe
Exercise increased from 2001 until 2009; so did obesity,During exercise, people burn far fewer calories than they believe
Which of these things can lead to weight gain?
-Lack of sleep
-Eating a diet with a lot of fruits and vegetables
-Highly processed foods
Lack of sleep, excess stress, highly processed foods
Which of the following is true about cortisol?
-It decreases metabolism
-It makes you crave fat and sugar
-It lowers levels of ghrelin
-It lowers when people are stressed
It decreases metabolism, It makes you crave fat and sugar
According to Karen Bradley, How many things can a person hold in his or her mind at one time?
Three to seven
Which things decrease when a person multitasks?
-Ability to prioritize
Speed, Accuracy, Ability to prioritize
What are "supertaskers"?
People who seem to thrive while multitasking
What is one thing must studies seem to agree on when it comes to multitasking?
is is best not to do it when learning something new
What do brain scans of heavy media users show?
-A decrease in gray matter
-Abnormal white matter
-An increase in areas that control emotions
-A decrease in areas that control speed
a decrease in gray matter, abnormal whit matter
Which things have been cited in the articles as acceptable forms of multitasking?
-Working out while listening to music
-Listening to songs with lyrics while reading
-Completing low cognitive tasks simultaneously
-Learning new material while texting friends
Working out while listening to music,Completing low cognitive tasks simultaneously
What percentage of people might be considered "supertaskers"?
Which of the following are samples of humans multitasking in the past?
-Cooking dinner while chatting with friends
-Listening to the radio while driving
-Answering the phone while typing a report
Cooking dinner while chatting with friends,
Listening to the radio while driving,
Answering the phone while typing a report
What are the reasons that multitasking might not be good when learning new information?
-The brain can become overloaded
-The information can get stored in the wrong area of the brain
-People can get bored
-The brain can't organize and apply the new material
The brain can become overloaded,
The information can get stored in the wrong area of the brain, The brain can't organize and apply the new material
What are some of the dangers cited in several of the articles about multitasking?
all of the above
Can our brains read two articles at one time?
What neurotransmitter helps control the brain's reward and pleasure centers (and lights up when eating sugar as well as when people receive texts/emails/etc)?
Which of the following has occurred in school districts which have pushed back school start times?
-A decrease in teen car crashes
-A increase in attendance
-More aggression in teens
A decrease in teen car crashes,
A increase in attendance,
What causes teens to stay up later into the night?
What are the health risks of sleep deprivation?
diabetes, obesity, heart disease
How many hours of sleep do teens need?
What is one mental illness associated with sleep deprivation?
What happened to test subjects whose sleep was decreased from 8 to 4 hours for a few days?
their glucose processing slowed
Sleep deprivation can cause symptoms which mimic
Sleep deprivation in athletes leads to all but which of these?
-Loss of coordination and endurance
-Higher injury rate
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