Arguments from the Heart

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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 (5)


565 days ago
I did pretty good. (7/10)
674 days ago
8/10! who knew! I thought i was depressed
1045 days ago
I need to do some studying. I got 6 right. Rm 18. My sister will be 6 on her birthday and when it is one of her classmates Ella’s birthday, she will be six too. Alix Lebrecht (girl) XD. Calm down.
1172 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
1856 days ago
Emotion bring motion in life