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Reasons and Evidence (Grade 6)

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Reasons and Evidence

"I'm professional football player Marcus Browning, and I use Wash Out window cleaner." What tool of persuasion is being used here?

"Our new product TASTE-OLOPE allows you to seal an envelope without that messy licking of the adhesive on the flap. Your life will be happier, healthier and longer when you buy TASTE-OLOPES.
This is an example of:
  1. bandwagon
  2. testimonial
  3. faulty cause and effect
  4. transfer
"If the folks elect Mitt Romney, older people won'™t have Social Security and poor people will not receive help."
What kind of persuasion is this?                                          
Jacob sees an ad that reads "9 out of 10 dentists prefer CleenTeem Mouth Wash." What type of propaganda technique is being used?
  1. Name-Calling
  2. Plain Folks Approach
  3. Testimonial
  4. Appeal to Authority
"Four out of five dentists recommend Crest toothpaste." This is an example of which propaganda technique?
  1. Appeal to Logic
  2. Transfer
  3. Loaded Words
  4. Bandwagon

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