CLEP College Composition Modular: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam

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Question 1 1.

Fromm, Heinrich. Understanding Philosophy. Translated by Shea Summers, Oxford UP, 2015.


In this reference, UP refers to:

Question 2 2.

The following is an excerpt from a paper:


Jones (n.d.) explains, ''Humans use 100% of their brains, just at different times'' (19).


The use of n.d. here indicates that the source:

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(1) Video games can be linked to aggression in children. (2) They are good for developing fast reflexes. (3) Solving everyday problems is made easier through children playing video games because they have already experienced fictional problems. (4) Because of the benefits of video games, more educational and entertaining games should be provided to children.

(5) I started playing video games when I was five, and I am not violent towards people. (6) Many people incorrectly link video games and violence, but they can actually help teach young children how to interact with others. (7) Games like Animal Crossing allow children to interact with others where their decisions to be kind or mean have different results. (8) As one can see, video games can actually be beneficial to children's social development.

Question 3 3.

In the context of this passage, where should the following sentence be inserted?


Video games also challenge players through puzzles and riddles.

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(1) Video games can be linked to aggression in children. (2) They are good for developing fast reflexes. (3) Solving everyday problems is made easier through children playing video games because they have already experienced fictional problems. (4) Because of the benefits of video games, more educational and entertaining games should be provided to children.

(5) I started playing video games when I was five, and I am not violent towards people. (6) Many people incorrectly link video games and violence, but they can actually help teach young children how to interact with others. (7) Games like Animal Crossing allow children to interact with others where their decisions to be kind or mean have different results. (8) As one can see, video games can actually be beneficial to children's social development.

Question 4 4. In the context of this passage, which change would be best made to sentence 4?

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(1) Video games can be linked to aggression in children. (2) They are good for developing fast reflexes. (3) Solving everyday problems is made easier through children playing video games because they have already experienced fictional problems. (4) Because of the benefits of video games, more educational and entertaining games should be provided to children.

(5) I started playing video games when I was five, and I am not violent towards people. (6) Many people incorrectly link video games and violence, but they can actually help teach young children how to interact with others. (7) Games like Animal Crossing allow children to interact with others where their decisions to be kind or mean have different results. (8) As one can see, video games can actually be beneficial to children's social development.

Question 5 5. In the context of the passage, which sentence would be best deleted to maintain the same tone and topic?

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(1) Video games can be linked to aggression in children. (2) They are good for developing fast reflexes. (3) Solving everyday problems is made easier through children playing video games because they have already experienced fictional problems. (4) Because of the benefits of video games, more educational and entertaining games should be provided to children.

(5) I started playing video games when I was five, and I am not violent towards people. (6) Many people incorrectly link video games and violence, but they can actually help teach young children how to interact with others. (7) Games like Animal Crossing allow children to interact with others where their decisions to be kind or mean have different results. (8) As one can see, video games can actually be beneficial to children's social development.

Question 6 6.

In the context of the passage, which is the best revision to sentence 8 (reproduced here) to form a stronger concluding sentence?


As one can see, video games can actually be beneficial to children's social development.

Use this material to answer questions #3 through #9

(1) Video games can be linked to aggression in children. (2) They are good for developing fast reflexes. (3) Solving everyday problems is made easier through children playing video games because they have already experienced fictional problems. (4) Because of the benefits of video games, more educational and entertaining games should be provided to children.

(5) I started playing video games when I was five, and I am not violent towards people. (6) Many people incorrectly link video games and violence, but they can actually help teach young children how to interact with others. (7) Games like Animal Crossing allow children to interact with others where their decisions to be kind or mean have different results. (8) As one can see, video games can actually be beneficial to children's social development.

Question 7 7. In the context of this passage, which of the following is best added to the beginning of sentence 2?

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(1) Video games can be linked to aggression in children. (2) They are good for developing fast reflexes. (3) Solving everyday problems is made easier through children playing video games because they have already experienced fictional problems. (4) Because of the benefits of video games, more educational and entertaining games should be provided to children.

(5) I started playing video games when I was five, and I am not violent towards people. (6) Many people incorrectly link video games and violence, but they can actually help teach young children how to interact with others. (7) Games like Animal Crossing allow children to interact with others where their decisions to be kind or mean have different results. (8) As one can see, video games can actually be beneficial to children's social development.

Question 8 8. In the context of this passage, which of the following is best added after sentence 7?

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(1) Video games can be linked to aggression in children. (2) They are good for developing fast reflexes. (3) Solving everyday problems is made easier through children playing video games because they have already experienced fictional problems. (4) Because of the benefits of video games, more educational and entertaining games should be provided to children.

(5) I started playing video games when I was five, and I am not violent towards people. (6) Many people incorrectly link video games and violence, but they can actually help teach young children how to interact with others. (7) Games like Animal Crossing allow children to interact with others where their decisions to be kind or mean have different results. (8) As one can see, video games can actually be beneficial to children's social development.

Question 9 9. In the context of this passage, what would be best added after sentence 3?

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is (A) a famous poet. He is, perhaps, (B) most famous for his poem about the American Revolutionary War: (C) Paul Revere's Ride (D). No error (E)

Question 10 10. In the passage, if there is an error, select the letter next to the bold part that should be changed to make the sentence correct. If there is no error, select E for 'no error'.

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Christmas and consumerism is (A) directly linked. Advertisements are everywhere, even in daily life. (B) Commercials are on the television; (C) social media suggests advertisements based on people's (D) preferences. No error (E)

Question 11 11. In the passage, if there is an error, select the letter next to the bold part that should be changed to make the sentence correct. If there is no error, select E for 'no error'.

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(1) Religion is not just something you do in a church, temple, or mosque. (2) People can encounter religion everywhere, even at sporting events. (3) The football field can be considered a sacred space, like a temple, since only certain people can be on it. (4) A baseball field is a sacred space with its movement to bases acting like religious rituals.

Question 12 12. Which of the following best describes the purpose of sentence 1?

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(1) Religion is not just something you do in a church, temple, or mosque. (2) People can encounter religion everywhere, even at sporting events. (3) The football field can be considered a sacred space, like a temple, since only certain people can be on it. (4) A baseball field is a sacred space with its movement to bases acting like religious rituals.

Question 13 13. The primary purpose of the author in writing this passage is:

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(1) Religion is not just something you do in a church, temple, or mosque. (2) People can encounter religion everywhere, even at sporting events. (3) The football field can be considered a sacred space, like a temple, since only certain people can be on it. (4) A baseball field is a sacred space with its movement to bases acting like religious rituals.

Question 14 14. In this passage, which of the following transition words or phrases would fit best before sentence 3?

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The Renaissance was an important time period for painting that saw the rebirth of the classics through artists like Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo.

Question 15 15.

Which of the following statements is supported by this passage?


The Renaissance was an important time period for painting that saw the rebirth of the classics through artists like Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo.

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