1、 问题:Which of the following occasions has a formal debate?
C:Criminal court argument.
D:Air stewardess and passengers’ argument.
答案: 【Criminal court argument.】
2、 问题:Educational debates benefit students by ______ .
A:enhancing the integrity of ideas
B:helping them get high scores
C:making more friends
答案: 【enhancing the integrity of ideas】
3、 问题:Debaters can become effective citizens because ______ .
A:they learn to think calmly
B:they learn to speak frankly
C:they learn to respond quickly
D:they learn to think critically and argue skillfully
答案: 【they learn to think critically and argue skillfully】
4、 问题:Which of the following is an English debate sponsored by China?
A:Public Forum Debate.
D:British Parliamentary Debate.
答案: 【FLTRP Cup.】
5、 问题:Debate became important in the United States since ____ .
A:the country was established
B:the beginning of the last century
C:Civil Rights Movement
D:the presidential campaign was broadcasted on TV
答案: 【the country was established】
1、 问题:There are several debate formats. What format is our focus on ?
A:AP debate format
B:BP debate format
C:AA debate format
D:WP debate format
答案: 【BP debate format】
2、 问题:How do debaters select their positions?
A:The positions are decided by the head judge.
B:The positions are selected by the debaters in turn.
C:The positions are given to debate teams at random.
D:The positions are arranged according to the ranking in previous debates.
答案: 【The positions are given to debate teams at random.】
3、 问题:On the Government side (OG &CG), what are the roles of the four speakers in order?
A:Construct a case – develop the case – extend the case – conclude
B:Develop a case –construct the case –extend the case – conclude
C:Construct a case – extend the case –develop the case – conclude
D:Extend a case – construct the case –develop the case – conclude
答案: 【Construct a case – develop the case – extend the case – conclude】
4、 问题:All of the following are the roles of the Prime Minister except ____.
A:defining and interpreting the motion
B:refuting the Leader of Opposition
C:analyzing the motion
D:constructing a case for the proposition side
答案: 【refuting the Leader of Opposition】
5、 问题:Which speaker(s) don’t have to present new arguments?
A:The prime minister and the leader of opposition.
B:The deputy prime minister and the deputy leader of opposition.
答案: 【The whip(s).】
1、 问题:What is the basic task for all speakers in a debate?
A:Proposing new ideas.
C:Refuting the other’s ideas.
答案: 【Building arguments.】
2、 问题:What does the claim in the argument refer to?
A:An opinion yet to be proven.
B:The supporting materials.
C:The logic within the argument.
答案: 【An opinion yet to be proven.】
3、 问题:What suggestion does the lecturer give to novice debaters?
A:To imply the warrant when it is self-evident.
B:To make sure that the warrant is valid.
C:To state the warrant explicitly.
答案: 【To state the warrant explicitly.】
4、 问题:Which argument structure consists of one claim and one piece of evidence?
答案: 【Simple structure.】
5、 问题:Which statement is true about independent argument, but untrue about linked argument?
A:All pieces of evidence work together in support of the claim.
B:Each piece of evidence can support the claim independently.
C:Two or more pieces of evidence is used to support the claim.
答案: 【Each piece of evidence can support the claim independently.】
1、 问题:Reasoning is about how we move from one idea to another.
2、 问题:Reasoning by example leads to a conclusion of probability.
3、 问题:Reasoning by analogy leads to a conclusion of certainty.
4、 问题:Reasoning from principle leads to a conclusion of probability.
5、 问题:Reasoning by cause leads to a conclusion of certainty.
1、 问题:Which of the following is NOT a fallacy?
A:a mistaken belief
B:a false idea
C:a bad idea
D:a misleading belief
答案: 【a bad idea】
2、 问题:Which of the following is a fallacy of problematic premises?
A:an appeal to popularity
B:begging the question
答案: 【begging the question】
3、 问题:Which of the following fallacy indicates a hasty conclusion?
B:a red herring fallacy
C:an appeal to popularity