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  • Question 1
    120 seconds
    Q. What are the three reasons we write?
    (Authors purpose for writing)
    answer choices
    Persuade, Inform, Electrify
    Perform, Infer, Entertain
    Persuade, Inform, Educate
    Persuade, Inform, Entertain
  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q. Persuade means...
    answer choices
    Make people agree with you
    Make people angry
    Make people think the opposite thing
    Make people fall in love
  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q. Inform means...
    answer choices
    Give informal speech
    Give information
    Take the form
    Give in a form
  • Question 4
    120 seconds
    Q. Entertain means...
    answer choices
    To make people scared
    To make people sad
    To make people enjoy something
    To go to the circus
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the author's purpose?
    A recipe to make an award-winning spicy chicken salad.
    answer choices
    Entertain
    Inform
    Persuade
  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q. What is the author's purpose?
    A note from your friend asking you to be his science partner.
    answer choices
    Entertain
    Inform
    Persuade
  • Question 7
    120 seconds
    Q. An article arguing why Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player ever.
    answer choices
    Persuade
    Inform
    Entertain
  • Question 8
    120 seconds
    Q. A list of the 25 richest athletes in the world.
    answer choices
    Persuade
    Inform
    Entertain
  • Question 9
    120 seconds
    Q. An “X-men” comic book.
    answer choices
    Persuade
    Inform
    Entertain
  • Question 10
    120 seconds
    Q. A handbook teaching people how to negotiate 
    answer choices
    describe
    explain
    inform
    persuade
  • Question 11
    120 seconds
    Q. A public service announcement telling kids to stay in school 
    answer choices
    explain
    describe
    inform
    persuade
  • Question 12
    120 seconds
    Q. Judy Glen's amazing Wrinkle Remover cream will make you look younger in thirty days or less. This remarkable cream has special ingredients to make your wrinkles disappear. The cost for a thirty day supply is $ 25.99. Send your check to P.O.Box 00002, Shelton, CA 74836 
    answer choices
    to Inform
    to Entertain
    to Persuade
  • Question 13
    120 seconds
    Q. The Underground Railroad was a secret organization which helped slaves escape to freedom. Many slaves were able to escape because of the conductors and station masters. The northern states were free states and slaves were free once they arrived in the north. Secret codes and signals were used to identify the conductors and station masters. 
    answer choices
    to Inform
    to Entertain
    to Persuade
  • Question 14
    120 seconds
    Q. Joe had been fishing for over two hours without a single bite. Suddenly there was a nibble at the end of his fishing line.  He stood up on the boat and leaned out too far.  Just then there was a sharp yank on the line.  Joe fell overboard and landed head first into the water. Joe and his friends laughed and laughed.
    answer choices
    to Inform
    to Entertain
    to Persuade
  • Question 15
    120 seconds
    Q. In a newspaper articles, the author's purpose is to:
    answer choices
    Persuade
    Inform
    Entertain
  • Question 16
    120 seconds
    Q. In a textbook, the author's purpose is to:
    answer choices
    Persuade
    Inform
    Entertain
  • Question 17
    120 seconds
    Q. In an advertisement, the author's purpose is to:
    answer choices
    Persuade
    Inform
    Entertain
  • Question 18
    120 seconds
    Q. fictions stories, poems, songs, plays, jokes, and narratives are examples of:
    answer choices
    Persuade
    Inform
    Entertain
  • Question 19
    120 seconds
    Q. HAMSTERS FOR SALE: Braxton Pet Store, Northwood Mall: We have a large selection of hamsters for sale this week. They are interesting pets and you will enjoy having one. They are only $ 17.99 this week. Come and buy yours today! 
    answer choices
    to Inform
    to Entertain
    to Persuade
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