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A 10 question multiple choice quiz to text understand of rhetorical devices used by writers in a range of texts. Explanations of each technique are given with the correct answer.

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  • Writers' techniques 1: Rhetorical devices

    Question 1 of 10

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    Why would anyone want to hunt foxes with dogs?

    This is an example of which persuasive technique?

    Select one of the following:

    • Opinion as fact

    • Emotive language

    • Rhetorical question

    Question 2 of 10

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    Do it well, do it fast and do it now.

    This is an example of which technique?

    Select one of the following:

    • Emphatic language

    • Group of three

    • Superlatives

    Question 3 of 10

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    Having to sit an English exam is the worst thing ever!

    This is an example of which technique?

    Select one of the following:

    • Superlative

    • Emphatic language

    • Hyperbole

    Question 4 of 10

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    Obviously PBD is the best eLearning provider in the country.

    This is an example of which technique?

    Select one of the following:

    • Hyperbole

    • Opinion as fact

    • Flattery

    Question 5 of 10

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    You need dream no more.

    This is an example of which technique?

    Select one of the following:

    • Emotive language

    • Superlative

    • Opinion as fact

    Question 6 of 10

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    We're the last generation who can stop this global catastrophe . . .

    This is an example of which technique?

    Select one of the following:

    • Emotive language

    • Superlatives

    • Hyperbole

    Question 7 of 10

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    If you're new to the sport we suggest you get some proper training . . .

    This is and example of which technique?

    Select one of the following:

    • Use of pronouns

    • Emotive lanaguage

    • Rhetorical question

    Question 8 of 10

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    Helping save lives every day.

    This is an example of which technique?

    Select one of the following:

    • Hyperbole

    • Active sentence

    • Opinion as fact

    Question 9 of 10

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    It is extremely important to pay attention to the warning flags on the beach.

    This is an example of which technique?

    Select one of the following:

    • Emphatic language

    • Hyperbole

    • Opinion as fact

    Question 10 of 10

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    Stop when you see the red light.

    This is an example of which technique?

    Select one of the following:

    • Modal verbs

    • Emotive language

    • Imperative verbs

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