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The Argument

Quiz by Tammy Howell

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  • Q1
    Your basic belief about a particular topic, issue, event or idea.
    Counterargument
    Claim
    Evidence
    Warrant
    30s
  • Q2
    A statement that argues, convinces, proves, or proactively suggests something your reader may or may not agree with
    Claim
    Warrant
    Evidence
    Rebuttal
    30s
  • Q3
    Data and facts that support claims.
    Evidence
    Counterargument
    Rebuttal
    Claim
    30s
  • Q4
    Explains why the data supports the claim.
    Evidence
    Claim
    Warrant
    Counterargument
    30s
  • Q5
    Supports the warrant with additional logic or reasoning. Proves that logic used in the warrant is valid.
    Claim
    Evidence
    Backing
    Rebuttal
    30s
  • Q6
    A solid and reasonable argument that opposes or disagrees with your claim.
    Warrant
    Counterargument
    Claim
    Evidence
    30s
  • Q7
    Allows writers to respond to potential objections that a skeptical reader might have.
    Counterargument
    Claim
    Warrant
    Evidence
    30s
  • Q8
    A response to a counterclaim.
    Evidence
    Claim
    Rebuttal
    Warrant
    30s
  • Q9
    Evidence that negates or disagrees with the claim.
    Warrant
    Counterargument
    Claim
    Evidence
    30s
  • Q10
    Purpose is to explain why the counterclaims aren't valid enough.
    Claim
    Evidence
    Rebuttal
    Warrant
    30s
  • Q11
    Facts that SUPPORT the claims include:
    Facts & Statistics
    All of the above
    Personal Observation
    Expert Opinion
    30s
  • Q12
    The "rules" of academic argument EXCLUDE the following as evidence:
    Personal opinion
    It's morally right
    It's obvious
    All of the above
    20s
  • Q13
    Name this type of FAULTY REASONING. "Everyone loves vacation!"
    Overgeneralization
    Circular Reasoning
    Hasty Generalization
    Attacking the Person
    20s
  • Q14
    Name this type of FAULTY REASONING. "My grandfather smoked four packs of cigarettes a day since age fourteen and lived until age sixty-seven. Therefore, smoking really can’t be that bad for you."
    Attacking the Person
    Overgeneralization
    Hasty Generalization
    Circular Reasoning
    20s
  • Q15
    Name this type of FAULTY REASONING. "Sarah is too young; therefore she is not qualified to make such a statement."
    Attacking the Person
    Hasty Generalization
    Overgeneralization
    Circular Reasoning
    20s

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