CAHSEE English Exam: Help and Review Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following BEST explains a metaphor?

Question 2 2. Why would it be correct to assert that narrative essays can be thought of as slightly persuasive?

Question 3 3. Why might an author use objective narration?

Question 4 4. Writers use metaphors for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:

Question 5 5. A unified body paragraph is one that _____.

Question 6 6.

The following quote from a teenage girl, about her experience with cyberbullying, was reported by professors Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin.

'It makes me hurt both physically and mentally. It scares me and takes away all my confidence. It makes me feel sick and worthless' (Hinduja, 2010)

Why is the quote an effective attention getter?

Question 7 7.

Which word could be substituted for 'querulous' in the following sentence?

'The querulous child I babysit just won't stop bothering me until I let him play video games.'

Question 8 8. What is denotation?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT good advice when searching for sources for a persuasive essay?

Question 10 10. What is visualization when reading?

Question 11 11. Which of the following should NOT be included in a formal essay?

Question 12 12.

Fill in the blank in the following sentence with the pronoun that is correctly paired with the collective noun antecedent.

Sara's cheerleading team is raising funds for _____ annual retreat.

Question 13 13.

Please select what type of faulty comparison error, if any, is in the sentence that follows:

It's a well-known fact that theaters are more expensive than staying at home.

Question 14 14.

Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.

A cool breeze was blowing across the lake, the birds were singing, and the sun was out.

Question 15 15. Which of these characteristics has the MOST impact on the effectiveness of a narrative essay over all the others?

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