Arguments and Speeches Unit Review


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  • 1. Multiple-choice
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    Which 3 statements from provide valid reasoning to support Warren's claim that pay inequality is a form of discrimination?

    Women today still earn only 77 cents for every dollar a man earns.

    In 99.6 percent of occupations, men are paid more than their female counterparts.

    More young women go to college than men.

    Bloomberg analyzed Census data and found that median earnings for women were lower than those for men in 264 of 265 major occupation categories.

    America's women are tired of hearing that pay inequality isn't real.

  • 2. Multiple-choice
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    Senator Warren states that 99.6 percent of occupations pay men more than their female counterparts.

    Is this evidence relevant in support of Warren's argument that there is a discriminatory wage gap between men and women?

    No, because the statistic addresses only men's incomes.

    No, because the statistic fails to support Warren's argument.

    Yes, because statistics always support an argument's point.

    Yes, because the statistic directly supports Warren's argument.

  • 3. Multiple-choice
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    1 pt

    Which piece of evidence is MOST relevant (on topic) to support this reason: Wage inequity affects a woman's future.

    "40 years later, we're still debating equal pay for equal work."

    "Pay inequality means a tougher retirement for women, due to having less savings."

    "For middle-class families, it usually takes two incomes to get by."

    "Here in the Senate, Sen. Barbara Mikulski introduced the Paycheck Fairness Act."

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