Language Technique Quiz

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Language Technique Quiz

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Question 1

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What is the purpose of using emotive language? For example "The bike was bright and rather bright looking"
Answer
  • To make the reader feel a certain way.
  • To elicit emotion and influence the reader.
  • To upset the reader to the point at which they go and neck themselves.

Question 2

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What is assonance?
Answer
  • Assonance is the repetition of a vowel sound. It is different from rhyme as it does not need to be at the end of each line of poetry: The man with the tan was the meanest in the land.
  • Ha Ha Ha Ha Pingas
  • Assonance is language that is informal. This can include words as well as phrases. You might use colloquial language when messaging your friends but not in a formal situation such as writing a letter to a business: I'm gonna go down to the beach. You wanna come?

Question 3

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What is Jargon?
Answer
  • Jargon is particular words that are used and understood only by people who are experts or specifically involved in different groups.
  • Jargon is a recognizable word, phrase or a concept that has been used so often that it has lost its impact.
  • The repetition of constant sounds at the start of a word.

Question 4

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Which of the following are examples of Alliteration?
Answer
  • The parched pavement peeled in the hot summer sun.
  • How now brown cow.
  • Little Janey bounced around on the pogo stick - boing, boing, boing.
  • The bike was very tired and rather sad-looking.

Question 5

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Which of the following are examples of Onomatopoeia.
Answer
  • The bike was very tired and sad-looking.
  • The engine of the bi-plane moaned as it executed a huge arc in the sky. The tires screeched as they hit the tarmac.
  • The sun sizzled softly in the afternoon.
  • The girl was skipping joyfully.
  • James whacked the cricket ball.

Question 6

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Colloquial language is language is Language that is
Answer
  • Informal
  • Doesn't make any sense
  • On pingas
  • Appointive

Question 7

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Neologism is
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  • New words invented by social or cultural groups.
  • The level of emotive language that is aimed at changing your point of view on a subject.
  • A text that was written by someone on pingas.

Question 8

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A cliche is a
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  • A recognizable word.
  • A word that you do not understand fully but seems relatively familiar.
  • A genetically modified MDMA that increases your level of concentration which allows you to achieve band 6's in all your HSC subjects.

Question 9

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A Rhetorical question is used mostly in
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  • Essays and writing
  • Speeches and debates
  • Advertising and marketing

Question 10

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Which of the following is the most commonly used Australian slang term in modern society?
Answer
  • Chuck another shrimp on the barbie.
  • Good old skippy.
  • Lets cook some pingazz boyz