Rhetorical Questions 01
Can you spot rhetorical questions?

Rhetorical Questions 01

Rhetorical questions expect no answer. They are often used in articles and if you read the newspaper, you'll see them a lot. Use them to grab and hold your readers' attention as you write.

Test your knowledge of rhetorical questions in this quiz on the subject.

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  1. Select a suitable rhetorical question to use when writing an article on the following topic.

    Environment
    The other three options are statements
  2. Select a suitable rhetorical question to use when writing an article on the following topic.

    Thinking about an impossibility.
  3. Select a suitable rhetorical question to use when writing an article on the following topic.

    Changing a speed limit.
    You can't answer a rhetorical question exactly
  4. Select a suitable rhetorical question to use when writing an article on the following topic.

    Life's trials.
    A rhetorical question uses a question mark
  5. Select a suitable rhetorical question to use when writing an article on the following topic.

    Detective novels.
  6. Select a suitable rhetorical question to use when writing an article on the following topic.

    Thinking about current affairs.
    'Who knows when .......?' is the rhetorical question
  7. Select a suitable rhetorical question to use when writing an article on the following topic.

    Thinking about possible future scientific advances.
    Rhetorical questions often begin with: 'Who can .......?'
  8. Select a suitable rhetorical question to use when writing an article on the following topic.

    Discouraging smoking.
  9. Select a suitable rhetorical question to use when writing an article on the following topic.

    Managing a company.
    Interest your reader: use a rhetorical question to begin
  10. Select a suitable rhetorical question to use when writing an article on the following topic.

    Wondering at technological advances.

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