Relevant VS Irrelevant Evidence
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
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    Evidence that DOES connect to the claim is _____________ evidence.

    answer choices

    Relevant

    Irrelevant

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Evidence that DOES NOT connect to the claim is _______________ evidence.

    answer choices

    Relevant

    Irrelevant

  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Select the IRRELEVANT evidence for this claim: Dogs are better than cats.

    answer choices

    Dogs are quicker to train in a household.

    Dogs are more lovable than cats.

    Dogs are always happy to see their owners.

    Dogs are clumsy and shed their hair everywhere in the house.

    Dogs are more adventurous than cats.

  • Question 4
    120 seconds
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    Select the IRRELEVANT evidence for this claim: The driving age should be lowered.

    answer choices

    Lowering the driving age would make teens more responsible.

    Newer, young drivers are twice as likely to cause car accidents than older, experienced drivers.

    Teens have much better eyesight when they are younger, which would help their driving.

    Teens can get jobs at a younger age because their parents won't have to drive them.

  • Question 5
    120 seconds
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    Select the RELEVANT evidence for this claim: Schools should start later in the morning.

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    Students would be more awake in class for getting more sleep in the mornings.

    Schools would get out later in the day, which gives students less time to complete homework or after school activities.

  • Question 6
    120 seconds
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    Select the IRRELEVANT evidence for this claim: School buses should require all students to wear a seat belt.

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    In case of an accident, students will stay safe in their seats.

    Students would not be able to exit the bus as quickly in case of a car accident or fire if they had seatbelts on.

  • Question 7
    120 seconds
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    Select the RELEVANT evidence for this claim: Children should be given allowance for doing chores.

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    Earning money for chores will help children learn responsibility very early in life.

    Children can become irresponsible by spending all of the money they earn right away.

  • Question 8
    120 seconds
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    Select the RELEVANT evidence for this claim: Students should spend 3 weeks during summer preparing for the upcoming school year.

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    Students and teachers will spend less time reviewing old material and more time learning new information at the beginning of the school year.

    Families will be able to spend more time on vacation before the school year starts.

  • Question 9
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Select the IRRELEVANT evidence for this claim: Schools should require all students to be involved in after-school activities.

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    After-school activities will help students be opened up to many job opportunities.

    Students may not have the time after school for activities due to homework or at-home responsibilities.

    Activities will help students with social skills as they learn how to do activities with other students.

  • Question 10
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Select the IRRELEVANT pieces of evidence for this claim (CHOOSE MORE THAN ONE): Schools should require students to wear uniforms.

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    Families would save money by not buying as many clothes for school.

    Uniforms are expensive.

    Students would not be able to express individuality at school.

    Students would not break the dress code at school.

    Students would not bully others for their clothing.

  • Question 11
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    Select the RELEVANT pieces of evidence for this claim (CHOOSE MORE THAN ONE): Students should not be able to have phones in school.

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    Phones cause distractions in classrooms.

    Phones are essential in case of emergencies at school.

    Phones create access to cyberbullying in school.

    Phones help students look up information in the classroom.

    Phones help students cheat in classrooms.

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