AP Comp - Declaration of Independence
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    Thomas Jefferson utilizes the Aristotelian Appeal of ..., while relying on the ... granted by the attendees of the Continental Congress.

    answer choices

    pathos--logos

    ethos--pathos

    logos--ethos

    ethos--logos

  • Question 2
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    The "unalienable rights" granted by one's creator, according to The Declaration of Independence, are...

    answer choices

    "the Laws of Nature and the powers of the earth."

    "Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."

    "Nature's God."

    "self-evident."

  • Question 3
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    "But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future society.

    The antecedent to "them" and "their" is...

    answer choices

    All

    Government

    mankind

    the United States of America.

  • Question 4
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    Q.

    Jefferson employs ... to strengthen his argument against the British Crown.

    answer choices

    syllogism and connotative diction

    passive voice and anecdotes

    diacope and concessions

    personification and rhetorical questions

  • Question 5
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    Q.

    "But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future society.

    The following rhetorical device is present in the above excerpt.

    answer choices

    solecism

    understatement

    litotes

    antithesis

    parallel structure

  • Question 6
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    Q.

    If one was to compose a rhetorical device essay discussing the value of The Declaration of Independence, the following would be crucial to include:

    answer choices

    connotative diction, parallel structure, tone, syllogism, logos, enumeratio

    denotative diction, parallel structure, tone, logos, pathos, enumeratio

    parallel structure, logos, imagery, juxtaposition, syllogism, anecdote

    tone, parallel structure, metaphor, connotative diction, logos

  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q.

    In composing a rhetorical device essay it is imperative to site examples of identified devices. In this case, the parallel structure for The Declaration of Independence is...

    answer choices

    In every stage/When

    Naturalization of Foreigners/Representation of Legislature

    He has/we have

    We therefore

  • Question 8
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    Q.

    Paragraph 18 is a ...

    answer choices

    simple sentence

    complex sentence

    compound sentence

    complex compound sentence

  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The power within The Declaration of Independence can found in its...

    answer choices

    logical reasoning and generalities

    emotional appeals and specificities

    ethical appeal and specificities

    logical reasoning and specificities

  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Paragraph 24, the last paragraph of The Declaration of Independence, contains ... sentences.

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    two

    three

    four

    five

  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Identify a few of the copious examples of connotative language throughout The Declaration of Independence. Choose the best representation.

    answer choices

    powers of the earth

    He has made

    He has refused

    He has constrained

    dissolve political bands

    Laws for Naturalization of Foreigners

    Appropriations of Lands

    swarms of Officers

    all men are created equal

    endowed by their creator

    unalienable rights

    Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness

    When in the course of human events

    He has forbidden

    For cutting off our Trade

    Nor have We been wanting

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