Powerpoint Jeopardy

Powerpoint Jeopardy

Rhetorical Vocabulary Terms Roots Spelling Grammar 10

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50 50 50 50 Question 1 - 10

Which word refers to an appeal to emotions? A) Ethos B) Logos C) Pathos Answer 1 10 C) Pathos!!! Reminder: Path is a root meaning feeling, emotion

Question 1 - 20 What do you call an over-exaggeration? Answer 1 20 Hyperbole!!! Reminder: Hyper is a root that means too much, over, excessive, beyond. Question 1 - 30 Which of the following is the deliberate

omission of conjunctions from a series of related independent clauses? A) Asyndeton B) Polysedeton Answer 1 30 A) Asyndeton Reminder: A is a root meaning not, without; poly is a root meaning many, more than one

Question 1 - 40 Which of the following involves the reversal of the natural order of words in a sentence (aka Yoda Speech)

A) Anadiplosis B) Anaphora C) Anastrophe D) Aphorism E) Apostrophe Answer 1 40 C) Anastrophe Quirky Mrs. Mehrens hint:

Anastrophe. Astro = the Houston Astros The Astros jerseys have stars on them Stars Star Wars Yoda Yoda Speech ANASTROPHE Question 1 - 50 Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country. This is example of what type of repetition?

A) Anaphora B) Anadiplosis C) Chiasmus D) Epanalepsis E) Epistrophe Answer 1 50 C) Chiasmus Mrs. Mehrens quirky hints Anaphora repeats AT the beginning of phrases.

Anadiplosis sounds like a dinosaur. Dinosaurs chase people. Anadiplosis is the words that chase after each other. Chiasmus looks like a cross. ABBA repetition. Epanalepsis is the repetition that looks like a panaramait sweeps from beginning to end (ends where it begins) Epistrophe repeats at the ENDS of phrases. Question 2 - 10 Which of the following is the best definition of hubris?

A) Excessive sadness B) Excessive happiness C) Excessive pride D) Excessive modesty E) Excessive desire for chocolate Answer 2 10 C) Excessive pride Like Frankenstein, who thought he could be like God

Question 2 - 20 When Macbeth killed the king and took the throne by force, he _____ control of Scotland.

A) Reigned B) Usurped C) Interrogated D) Manifested E) Expedited Answer 2 20 B) Usurped When Macbeth killed the king and took the throne by force, he usurped control of Scotland.

Usurp = to seize and hold by force or without legal right. Question 2 - 30 Which of the following is NOT a positive character trait? A) amiability B) avarice C) valor D) tact

E) erudite Answer 2 30 B) avarice

Avarice = greed Amiability = friendliness Valor = bravery Erudite = educated; smart Tact = a keen sense of what to do to avoid giving offense Question 2 - 40 Which of the following is a synonym of pedestrian?

A) Lachrymose B) Acrimonious C) Perturbed D) Effervescent E) Prosaic Answer 2 40 E) Prosaic Pedestrian = commonplace; lacking in imagination Prosaic = commonplace or dull; unimaginative

Lachrymose = mournful Acrimonious = caustic, stinging, bitter Perturbed = disturbed; agitated Effervescent = bubbling; lively Question 2 - 50 Detracting is to complimentary as brooding is to _____ A) Melancholy B) Insolent

C) Didactic D) Blithe E) Frenetic Answer 2 50 D) Blithe!!! DETRACTING and COMPLIMENTARY are opposites. Detracting = to take away; put down Complimentary = flattering

Brooding = preoccupied with depressing, morbid, or painful thoughts. Youre looking for a word that is the opposite of brooding. Melancholy = sad Didactic = instructive Insolent = boldly rude Frenetic = frantic BLITHE = joyous, glad, cheerful

Question 3 - 10 A millennium is 1000 _____. A) Hands B) Birds C) Farms D) Meters E) Years Answer 3 10 E) Years

Millennium Enni = years Question 3 - 20 Which one of the following would refer to a highway that ran through more than one state, connecting them together? A) Interstate B) Intrastate

Answer 3 20 B) Interstate Inter = between, among, jointly Intra = within, inside An intrastate would be something that only existed inside one state. Question 3 - 30 Which of the following means through, throughout?

A) Path B) Ped/i/e C) Pent/a D) Per E) Peri Answer 3 30 D) Per Per = through, throughout Peri = around, enclosing

Path = feeling, emotion Ped/i/e = foot, feet Pent/a = five Question 3 - 40 Someone who studies elocution studies the art of _____. Answer 3 40 Public speaking

Elocution Locu = speak Question 3 - 50 Cognition is the process of acquiring _____. Answer 3 50 Knowledge Cognition Cogni = know

Question 4 - 10 Identify the correct spelling of the word A) Completly

B) Completlly C) Completely D) Completelly E) Completily Answer 4 10 C) Completely Question 4 - 20 Which of the following is used as a VERB?

A) Effect B) Affect Answer 4 20 B) Affect AffectA for Action (verbs are actions) Question 4 - 30 Identify the correct spelling of the word

A) Prejustice B) Prejedice C) Prejidice D) Prejudice E) Prejudace

Answer 4 30 D) Prejudice Question 4 - 40 Correct the misspelled word in the following example. If there are no misspelled words, then the answer is No Error. That instance, their door flew open, and everyone began to jump and scream.

Answer 4 40 instance should be changed to instant Question 4 - 50 Which of the following is the correct word to use as a possessive pronoun? A) There B) Their C) Theyre

Answer 4 50 B) Their Their = possessive; Their bookthe book belongs to them. There = a place, which means its a noun Theyre = contracted form of they are, which is a pronoun and verb Question 5 - 10

Which of the following is a grammatically correct sentence? A) I ate cookies and pie. B) I ate cookies, and pie.

C) I ate cookies and. D) Because I ate cookies and pie. E) I ate cookies and I ate pie. Answer 5 10 A) I ate cookies and pie. B) I ate cookies, and pie. (fragment) C) I ate cookies and. (fragment) D) Because I ate cookies and pie. (dependent clause)

E) I ate cookies and I ate pie. (run-on) Question 5 - 20 Which of the following does NOT contain an apostrophe error?

A) Jons and Stephanys project is great! B) Mrs. Mehrens chocolate is gone! C) I looked at its contents and was pleased. D) Shes the reason I was late. E) Tomorrows another day. Answer 5 20 E) Tomorrows another day. Tomorrow IS another day.

A) Jons and Stephanys project is great! Should be Jon and Stephanys B) Mrs. Mehrens chocolate is gone! Should be Mrs. Mehrens C) I looked at its contents and was pleased. Should be its contents D) Shes the reason I was late. Should be shes (or she is)

Question 5 - 30 Which of the following contains a passive verb? A) I was running to the store. B) I was angry at the manager.

C) They were singing at the top of their lungs. D) Emma wants to sing. E) Jaime kicked the table. Answer 5 30 B) I was angry at the manager. No action A) I was running to the store. (active verb) C) They were singing at the top of their lungs.

(active verb) D) Emma wants to sing. (active verb) E) Jaime kicked the table. (active verb) Question 5 - 40 An appositive phrase is a phrase that modifies (or describes) what? Answer 5 40 A noun

Example: The elephant, grey and wrinkly, stomped down the street. Question 5 - 50 Translate the following Roman Numeral into an Arabic Numeral: XXXIV Answer 5 50 34

X = 10 V=5 I=1

XXX = 10 + 10 + 10 IV = 5 1 XXX + IV = 30 + 4 = 34

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