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Evaluation of Evidence and Types of Evidence

Quiz by Megan Werland

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23 questions
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  • Q1
    Sufficiency means...
    enough
    limited
    too much
    evaluation
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  • Q2
    Suasive means...
    a word that is attempting to persuade
    a word that is attempting to forget
    a word that is attempting to intimidate
    a word that is attempting to confuse
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  • Q3
    Connotation of a word means...
    the opposite definition of a word
    the feeling of a word
    the dictionary definition of a word
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  • Q4
    Denotation means
    the opposite meaning of a word
    the dictionary definition of a word
    the feeling of a word
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  • Q5
    When we as rhetorical readers note the qualitative nature of evidence, what are we noticing?
    The author is using unreliable evidence.
    The author is using trustworthy sources.
    The author is using evidence that involves numbers.
    The author is using evidence that describes the characteristics of things.
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  • Q6
    Quantitative evidence means the evidence involves...
    expert testimony
    numbers
    descriptions
    unreliable facts
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  • Q7
    When an author uses suasive language in a piece of evidence, does it destroy the evidence's credibility completely?
    No
    Yes
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  • Q8
    The more the suasive language a piece of evidence has, the _____ credibility it has.
    more
    less
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  • Q9
    How can we begin to determine if a piece of evidence is appropriate for the audience of a piece?
    by highlighting subjects and verbs
    by dividing the text
    by looking at its qualitative or quantitative nature
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  • Q10
    Author's purpose. Definition:
    what the author claims to be true
    what the author is trying to do or accomplish by writing the a piece
    what the author includes as evidence
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  • Q11
    All of these are things that make a piece of evidence sufficient EXCEPT...
    names of researchers
    inaccuracies
    dates
    institution that conducted the research
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  • Q12
    Evidence: The professor from UCSD claimed that, "Only a fool would ignore the fact that kelp forests help marine fauna thrive."
    FE
    SR
    CHB
    ET
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  • Q13
    In 2013, sea otters help restore the kelp forests near Monterey Bay by consuming the sea urchins that were feasting on the kelp and obliterating entire ecosystems.
    H
    SR
    claim
    FE
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  • Q14
    If more cold water shows up this year off the coast of San Diego, it may bring back otters that will in turn, begin to decrease the sea urchin population.
    FE
    claim
    H
    CHB
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  • Q15
    Jeff Watanabe suspects it may also have helped drive the urchin boom. To him, the warm water weakened kelp, but failed to kill it.
    FE
    CHB
    ET
    claim
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  • Q16
    People who don't pay attention to kelp forests are ignoring the fact that ecosystems are complex and can't be ignored.
    claim
    H
    ET
    CHB
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  • Q17
    CHB =
    currently held belief
    complexity half belief
    commonly held belief
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  • Q18
    H
    hypothesis
    hypothetical
    hippocampus
    hypocritical
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  • Q19
    FE
    Factual Example
    Factual Effervescence
    Factual Effort
    Factual Evidence
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  • Q20
    SR = all of the above EXCEPT
    statistics
    numbers
    dates
    descriptions
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