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Question 11.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 22.Deductive reasoning involves _____
Question 33.Which of the following should NOT be included in the conclusion paragraph of a 5-paragraph essay?
How can the following mixed structure sentence be corrected?
'From looking at the textbook helped me understand my mistakes.'
Question 55.When directly quoting a source with three or more authors for the first time, what should the in-text citation include?
Question 66.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 77.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 88.Why do some individuals prefer the CMS style?
Question 99.Which of the following is a question we should ask ourselves when editing the work of others?
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 1111.What should you consider to ensure that you're writing effectively for your audience?
Question 1212.Deciding whether the verb should be singular or plural in 'either/or' and 'neither/nor' sentence structures depends on whether:
Why is the following sentence FALSE?
Looking for his favorite pair of glasses.
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 1515.Brainstorming involves which of the following techniques?
Question 1616.Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?
Question 1717.A semicolon can be used for all of the following EXCEPT to _____.
Question 1818.Choose the sentence that contains a faulty collective ownership error.
Question 1919.Proving that an idea is false or untrue in your writing involves doing what?
Question 2020.Jane is writing her first essay in college and needs to list a journal article written by B. Thomas, C. Derek and Z. Smith. B. Thomas is the first author and the article was published in 2008. How should she write the reference in-text?
Identify the type of idiom or phrasal verb used in the sentence that follows:
Dracula honestly hoped he'd never run into Van Helsing again.
Question 2222.Where should you choose to refute potential opposing views in a document?
Question 2323.Why is it a good idea to develop your thesis statement before writing your outline?
Question 2424.Why is it important to make an outline prior to writing an essay?
Question 2525.What does the volume number reference on a magazine?
Question 2626.How are transitional sentences important in achieving coherence in body paragraphs?
Question 2727.The initials CMS stands for:
Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.
We neither had money nor enough time to escape.
Question 2929.What type of information or support would be included within a logical appeal?
Question 3030.In what step of the writing process do you verify that you are addressing the correct question?
Question 3131.Which of the following is the correct format for citing the date a journal source was published?
Question 3232.It's a good idea to write fully developed paragraphs because
Question 3333.Which of the following pronouns must ALWAYS be paired with a plural verb?
Question 3434.Which of the following is NOT an appropriate place to present an opposing view and your counterargument to that view?
Question 3535.When writing, what should you consider to be most important so that your essay is free from distractions?
Question 3636.How should the introductory and concluding paragraphs be handled when writing a quick, great essay?
Question 3737.Which of the following statements is an example of writing with a passive voice?
Question 3838.Which of the following sentences contains a mixed sentence structure?
Question 3939.Which of the following list of words are transitional words?
Which of the following corrects the following mixed structure sentence?
'Although I need to go grocery shopping, but I don't have time.'
Question 4141.Once the clock has started on a timed essay, the first step should be:
Question 4242.Which statement is NOT true regarding indefinite pronouns?
Identify the thesis in the paragraph that follows:
There are many who believe that healthcare is a basic human right. I strongly disagree. Life, food, shelter, and the right to pursue happiness (whatever that means) may be human rights, but little else. But when we talk about whether this country should have universal healthcare for its citizens, we are not discussing basic human rights. No, access to universal healthcare is instead the moral obligation of any society that dares to call itself 'civilized.'
Question 4444.Which of the following is the correct way of citing a revised book?
Question 4545.Which of the following is an important step to remember when using the new-found knowledge from your reference material?
Question 4646.The term analysis is used to define a process following the research phase across many subject matter disciplines. How is analysis applied in terms of writing an essay?
Question 4747.The most critical element of an essay is its _____.
Question 4848.Once you've completed brainstorming for an essay, you'll be ready to _____.
Which of the choices below is NOT a good way to fix the following sentence?
Jones is a terrific agent she is the best marksman we have.
Question 5050.Which of the following is true about including a Works Cited page?
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