Arguments from the Heart

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10 Questions - Developed by: Hannah Fox - Developed on: - 32.078 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 (3)


Olivia (22171)
100 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.
Alix Lebrecht (girl) XD (71334)
227 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)
911 days ago
Emotion bring motion in life