Pathos Quiz Test your knowledge of how to use this key term. Answer the questions correctly to see if you know what pathos means. Seshu published on September 02, 201242 responses 0 4.0★ / 5 Questions in vertical order Using pathos means... using reason and data. using sympathy and sentiment. using rank and character. Which is an example of Pathos? A high-ranking company's document. A research paper. A commercial for abused pets. Why do we use pathos? To appeal to a person's mind. To appeal to a person's heart. To appeal to a person's eye. In greek, pathos means... suffering. word. character. What is pathos? Logical appeal. Reputational appeal. Emotional appeal.