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Speech-8th Grade

Chapter 15 Test

T/F- There are no rules in debate. False
T/F- The affirmative and negative sides argue for different propositions? False
T/F- The Affirmative side argues for a change in the present situation. True
T/F- There are time limits in debate. True
T/F- The only person who can ask questions in a debate is the moderator. False
T/F- Good debaters only have to think about the arguments that support their posistion. False
T/F- Information used in a debate should be listed on note cards. True
T/F- Refutation is the process of rebuilding your own case after it has been attacked. False
T/F- There are 3 debate formats. False
T/F- Arguments are created when you use your evidence to reach and defend a conclusion. True
What do you call a statement of a problem that is worded so that there are clearly two sides? Proposition
What consists of all the arguments that will be made to support the affirmative or negative position? Case
What do you call an outline that contains arguments and evidence that debaters use to organize their arguments? Briefs
What do you call the process of attacking the opposing side's case. Refutation
What do you call a statement that says something is or is not true? Proposition of fact
What do you call a statement that says something is good or bad? Proposition of value
What do you call a statement that something should or should not be done? Proposition of policy
What are the values of debate? Research Skills, Organization Skills, Critical Listening skills and Speaking Skills
What are the ways you can build an argument debate? Examples, Experts, Statistics, Logic, analogies.
What are major jobs that affirmative and negative debaters do? Refutation and Rebutal
Created by: chefgrace03



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