Rhetorical Devices Quiz

This quiz is designe to test your knowledge of mythical creatures, ethnic foods, small plants, and rhetorical devices. Ralph Nader loves this quiz, he uses it to plan his breakfast cereal scheule.

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Created by: Bobbacanouche
1. What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
2. What is your gender?
Male
Female
3. What is a Zeugma?
A disgruntled troll with a toothache
several similar rhetorical devices, all involving a grammatically correct linkage (or yoking together) of two or more parts of speech by another part of speech
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particular form of understatement
4. A Litote is:
A particular form of understatement, is generated by denying the opposite or contrary of the word which otherwise would be used
A bacteria that eats lightbulbs
The use of a conjunction between each word, phrase, or clause, and is thus structurally the opposite of asyndeton
A mythical creature with the body of a rat, but the appendages and head of a dolphin
5. Define polysyndeton
The use of a conjunction between each word, phrase, or clause, and is thus structurally the opposite of asyndeton
Multiple syndentons
A french manequin
Opposite of anaphora, repetition at end of sentence, phrase
6. What is an Anaphora?
1942
A clear, contrasting relationship between two ideas by joining them together or juxtaposing them
The repetition of a word or words at the beginning of two or more successive verses, clauses, or sentences
A species of shellfish
7. What deliberately expresses an idea as less important than it actually is, either for ironic emphasis or for politeness and tact?
Understatement
A man named Alfred McDougal
Antithesis
Hypophora
8. What is a Syllogism?
A fat eggbound chicken.
The last word of one phrase
An argument the conclusion of which is supported by two premises, of which one (major premise) contains the term (major term) that is the predicate of the conclusion, and the other (minor premise) contains the term (minor term) that is the subject of the
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9. A Hypophora...
consists of raising one or more questions and then proceeding to answer them, usually at some length. A common usage is to ask the question at the beginning of a paragraph and then use that paragraph to answer it
flies South for the summer
repeats the last word of one phrase
crows at midnight on Tuesdays
10. What is a Metonymy?
last word of one phrase
the letter W
a red toad
a figure of speech that consists of the use of the name of one object or concept for that of another to which it is related
11. An Anadiplosis...
repeats the last word of one phrase, clause, or sentence at or very near the beginning of the next
dies in the sun
establishes a clear, contrasting relationship between two ideas by joining them together or juxtaposing them, often in parallel structure
expresses an idea as less important than it actually is, either for ironic emphasis or for politeness and tact
12. Antistrophe is opposite of what?
Anaphora
France
Litote
Tone

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