Arguments from the Heart

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10 Questions - Developed by: Hannah Fox - Developed on: - 30.241 taken - User Rating: 3 of 5.0 - 20 Votes

This quiz will test the takers knowledge of using emotions in order for persuasion and in arguments.

  • 1
    Emotional appeals are sometimes called pathetic appeals.
  • 2
    Emotional appeals are not very powerful for influencing what people think and believe.
  • 3
    Emotional appeals count more for when you are arguing than when you are persuading.
  • 4
    The aim of an argument is to move readers into action.
  • 5
    Support for actual claims in an argument can come from emotional appeals.
  • 6
    Emotions can be laid atop logical propositions to make them stronger or more memorable.
  • 7
    You can never lay too much emotion into an argument.
  • 8
    It is never difficult to know how emotion will work in a given argument. You receive the emotions that you put out.
  • 9
    Humor can affect a persons sober judgment.
  • 10
    Humor can make a listener well disposed to a particular proposal.

Comments (2)


Alix Lebrecht (girl) XD (71334)
41 days ago
7/10!!!!! I didn't even know what test I was taking and didn't get half of it and guessed but I sort of guessed right!! LOL
Rohit Dutta (91619)
725 days ago
Emotion bring motion in life