1) What does 'Advertisement' mean? a) A picture, diagram or chart. b) Commonly used sayings which have a different set meaning to the literal meaning of the words. c) A text type that persuades the reader to do something, for example buy a product d) When a writer says the opposite to what they mean 2) What does 'bias' mean? a) Writing that doesn’t tell you anything about the writer’s personality or opinions. b) Short, memorable phrases used in advertising. c) Letters which you can’t hear when a word is said aloud. For example, the ‘k’ in ‘knife’� d) When a text isn’t balanced and only gives one point of view. 3) What does 'alliteration' mean? a) When words that are close together begin with the same sound b) Writing that tells the reader what something is like c) Writing that tells the reader about something d) When words that are close together begin with the same sound. 4) What is an 'apostrophe'? a) A punctuation mark that shows that letters in a word are missing, or that something belongs to someone. b) Short, memorable phrases used in advertising c) Writing that tells the reader how to do something d) Language that appeals to the reader’s feelings 5) What does an 'article' mean? a) Words specific to particular subjects or contexts b) The kind of text, for example an advert or report c) A text type usually found in newspapers or magazines d) Any part of the text which affects how the text looks, for example colour or bullet points 6) What are the 'audience'? a) The person or people who read a text. b) A text type written to a person, or a group of people, which is sent in the post c) Any part of the text which affects how the text looks, for example colour or bullet points 7) What do 'bullet points' mean? a) A way of breaking up information into separate points in a list. b) Writing that tries to convince the reader to do or feel something c) A list of three words or phrases used to create emphasis d) A way of describing something by saying it is something else 8) What is a 'caption'? a) A text type, which is usually given away for free, that gives the reader information about something b) Writing that tells the reader about something c) Writing that tries to convince the reader to do or feel something d) Text that tells you more about a graphic. 9) What is a 'conversational tone'? a) Short, memorable phrases used in advertising. b) Writing that tells the reader how to do something c) How a text is presented on the page using different presentational features d) Chatty writing style normally found in informal texts. 10) What is 'descriptive writing'? a) Writing that doesn’t tell you anything about the writer’s personality or opinions b) Writing that tells the reader how to do something c) How a text is presented on the page using different presentational features d) Writing that tells the reader what something is like. 11) What is 'direct address'? a) A text type written to a person, or a group of people, which is sent in the post b) Writing that uses ‘you’ to address the reader directly. c) Letters added to the start of a word which change the word’s meaning d) Short, memorable phrases used in advertising 12) What is 'explanatory writing'? a) Writing that doesn’t tell you anything about the writer’s personality or opinions b) Writing that doesn’t tell you anything about the writer’s personality or opinions c) Writing that tells the reader how to do something d) Writing that tells the reader about something. 13) What is 'emotive language'? a) Language that appeals to the reader’s feelings. b) Commonly used sayings which have a different set meaning to the literal meaning of the words c) Writing that tells the reader what something is like d) When a text isn’t balanced and only gives one point of view. 14) What does 'font' mean? a) Writing that doesn’t tell you anything about the writer’s personality or opinions b) A way of breaking up information into separate points in a list c) How letters look when they are typed, for example, bold or italics. d)  Text that tells you more about a graphic 15) What is a 'footnote'? a) Extra information at the bottom of a page, Shown by small, raised numbers or symbols within a text. b) Short, memorable phrases used in advertising c) A way of breaking up information into separate points in a list d) Writing that tells the reader what something is like 16) What is 'formal writing'? a) A text type usually found in newspapers or magazines b) A text type that persuades the reader to do something, for example buy a product. c) Language that appeals to the reader’s feelings d) A type of writing that sounds serious and professional. 17) What is a 'forum'? a) A webpage where people can discuss their opinions on a particular subject. b) Writing that tells the reader about something c) A type of writing that sounds serious and professional. d) Writing that doesn’t tell you anything about the writer’s personality or opinions 18) What does the term 'graphic' mean? a) A way of describing something by comparing it to something else b) The way a text sounds to the reader, for example personal or impersonal. c) A picture, diagram or chart. d) A document located on the internet 19) What are 'idioms'? a) Short, memorable phrases used in advertising b) Writing that tells the reader what something is like c) Commonly used sayings which have a different set meaning to the literal meaning of the words. d) Extra information at the bottom of a page� Shown by small, raised numbers or symbols within a text 20) What is 'impersonal writing'? a) Writing that tells the reader about something b) Writing that doesn’t tell you anything about the writer’s personality or opinions. c) Commonly used sayings which have a different set meaning to the literal meaning of the words d) Writing that sounds chatty and friendly. 21) What is 'informal writing'? a) How letters look when they are typed, for example, bold or italics b) A document located on the internet c) Writing that tells the reader how to do something d) Writing that sounds chatty and friendly. 22) What is instructive writing'? a) Writing that tells the reader how to do something b) Words specific to particular subjects or contexts c) Writing that doesn’t tell you anything about the writer’s personality or opinions d) Letters added to the end of a word which change the word’s meaning 23) What is 'irony'? a) Writing that tells the reader what something is like b) Commonly used sayings which have a different set meaning to the literal meaning of the words c) The kind of text, for example an advert or report d) When a writer says the opposite to what they mean 24) What does 'layout' mean? a) Writing that sounds chatty and friendly b) Commonly used sayings which have a different set meaning to the literal meaning of the words c) A fact that is based on research or surveys d) How a text is presented on the page using different presentational features. 25) What is a 'leaflet'? a) A text type, which is usually given away for free, that gives the reader information about something. b) Writing that uses ‘you’ to address the reader directly c) Writing that tells the reader what something is like d) A document located on the internet 26) What is a 'letter'? a) How letters look when they are typed, for example, bold or italics b) Writing that sounds chatty and friendly c) A document located on the internet d) A text type written to a person, or a group of people, which is sent in the post. 27) What is a 'logo'? a) How letters look when they are typed, for example, bold or italics b) A graphic associated with a business or product. c) A fact that is based on research or surveys d) The way a text is written. For example, a text may be formal, informal, advisory or humorous 28) What is a 'metaphor'? a) Words specific to particular subjects or contexts b) Commonly used sayings which have a different set meaning to the literal meaning of the words c) Writing that tells the reader how to do something d) A way of describing something by saying it is something else. 29) What is 'personal writing'? a) .Text that is written from a writer’s point of view and uses emotional language and opinions� It sounds like it’s talking to the reader. b) Words specific to particular subjects or contexts c) A text type written to a person, or a group of people, which is sent in the post d) Short, memorable phrases used in advertising 30) What is 'persuasive writing'? a) Whether a verb is talking about an action in the past or the present. b) Writing that tells the reader how to do something c) A type of writing that sounds serious and professional d) Writing that tries to convince the reader to do or feel something. 31) What are 'prefixes'? a) Commonly used sayings which have a different set meaning to the literal meaning of the words b) Writing that uses ‘you’ to address the reader directly c) Letters added to the start of a word which changes the word’s meaning. d) Writing that doesn’t tell you anything about the writer’s personality or opinions 32) What are 'presentational features'? a) A graphic associated with a business or product b) Writing that doesn’t tell you anything about the writer’s personality or opinions c) Any part of the text which affects how the text looks, for example, colour or bullet points. d) Writing that tells the reader about something 33) What does 'purpose' mean? a) The reason a text is written, e.g. to persuade or to explain. b) Whether a verb is talking about an action in the past or the present. c) A text type, which is usually given away for free, that gives the reader information about something d) Text that tells you more about a graphic 34) What is a 'report'? a) A text type that gives information about something that has happened or might happen. b) Language that appeals to the reader’s feelings1 c) Writing that tells the reader about something d) A list of three words or phrases used to create emphasis 35) What does the 'rule of three' mean? a) Writing that tells the reader what something is like b) Commonly used sayings which have a different set meaning to the literal meaning of the words c) Chatty writing style normally found in informal texts d) A list of three words or phrases used to create emphasis. 36) What are 'silent letters'? a) Writing that doesn’t tell you anything about the writer’s personality or opinions b) A text type written to a person, or a group of people, which is sent in the post c) Letters which you can’t hear when a word is said aloud� For example, the ‘k’ in ‘knife’ d) A text type that gives information about something that has happened or might happen 37) What is a 'simile'? a) A way of describing something by comparing it to something else. b) A doing or being word. c) Whether a verb is talking about an action in the past or the present� d) A way of describing something by saying it is something else 38) What are 'slogans'? a) A doing or being word. b) When words that are close together begin with the same sound c) When a writer says the opposite to what they mean d) Short, memorable phrases used in advertising 39) What does 'specialist words' mean? a) Words specific to particular subjects or contexts b) Writing that uses ‘you’ to address the reader directly. c) Writing that doesn’t tell you anything about the writer’s personality or opinions d) Writing that tells the reader about something 40) What is a 'statistic'? a) The way a text sounds to the reader, for example personal or impersonal� b) A fact that is based on research or surveys c) Any part of the text which affects how the text looks, for example colour or bullet points d) Language that appeals to the reader’s feelings 41) What does the word 'style' mean? a) Writing that sounds chatty and friendly. b) The way a text is written. For example, a text may be formal, informal, advisory or humorous c) Writing that tells the reader how to do something d) Short, memorable phrases used in advertising 42) What does the word 'suffix' mean? a) When words that are close together begin with the same sound b) Writing that doesn’t tell you anything about the writer’s personality or opinions c) When words that are close together begin with the same sound d) Letters added to the end of a word which change the word’s meaning 43) What does the word 'verb' mean? a) A way of describing something by saying it is something else b) Whether a verb is talking about an action in the past or the present c) Text that is written from a writer’s point of view and uses emotional language and opinions� It sounds like it’s talking to the reader d) A way of breaking up information into separate points in a list 44) What does 'text type' mean? a) The kind of text, for example an advert or report b) When a writer says the opposite to what they mean c) How a text is presented on the page using different presentational features d) A text type that persuades the reader to do something, for example buy a product 45) What does the word 'tone' mean? a) Text that tells you more about a graphic b) Chatty writing style normally found in informal texts c) When words that are close together begin with the same sound d) The way a text sounds to the reader, for example personal or impersonal 46) What is a verb? a) A doing or being word b) A way of describing something by saying it is something else c) Writing that tells the reader how to do something d) A text type usually found in newspapers or magazines 47) What is a 'webpage'? a) The way a text sounds to the reader, for example personal or impersonal� b) A graphic associated with a business or product c) A document located on the internet d) Text that tells you more about a graphic

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