College English Composition: Help and Review Final Exam

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Question 1 1. After a long day, a teacher is grading a large number of essays which were written by his students. He is reviewing how his students structured their essays. Tom structured his essay so each paragraph had 3 sentences. Jane used 4 to 5 sentences, Katie used 6 to 7 sentences, while Phil used 9 to 10 sentences for each paragraph. Based on this fact alone, which of the following likely received the highest grade?

Question 2 2. Deductive reasoning involves _____

Question 3 3. Which of the following should NOT be included in the conclusion paragraph of a 5-paragraph essay?

Question 4 4.

How can the following mixed structure sentence be corrected?

''From looking at the textbook helped me understand my mistakes.''

Question 5 5. When directly quoting a source with three or more authors for the first time, what should the in-text citation include?

Question 6 6. Assume that you wanted to indicate a shift in time in your writing. Which of the following words or phrases would you want to AVOID using?

Question 7 7. People write for many reasons. Some want to inform, others want to persuade while others aim to teach or train their audience. If you are concerned about what your readers think about you based on your writing, what does this represent?

Question 8 8. Why do some individuals prefer the CMS style?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a question we should ask ourselves when editing the work of others?

Question 10 10.

From the following options, what suggestion would you make when editing the paragraph below?

'I love to hear the rain falling. It doesn't matter if it is reining hard or soft; I love it. I love what the rain represents - cleansing and nurturing for all of the Earth. The rain is amazing.'

Question 11 11. What should you consider to ensure that you're writing effectively for your audience?

Question 12 12. Deciding whether the verb should be singular or plural in 'either/or' and 'neither/nor' sentence structures depends on whether:

Question 13 13.

What is a problem with the following sentence?

Looking for his favorite pair of glasses.

Question 14 14.

Select the best revision of the following thesis:

'Setting the legal drinking age at 21 seems unfair because you can serve in the military at 18.'

Question 15 15. Brainstorming involves which of the following techniques?

Tell us about yourself

Are you a student or a teacher?

I am a student I am a teacher

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