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Common Core History & Social Studies Grades 11-12: Literacy Standards Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Sarah is about to ask her Mom for a new computer for college. She is preparing her argument, getting all her reasons together for why she needs a new computer. Sarah anticipates her Mom may say her old computer should do just fine, so Sarah spends time coming up with three reasons why her old computer won't be sufficient for her needs in college. What did Sarah anticipate from her Mom?

Question 2 2. What are supporting details?

Question 3 3. The process in which an account of the past is researched and constructed is called:

Question 4 4. Which part of an argument tells the main point?

Question 5 5. Rebecca is writing a research paper on the topic of cyber terrorism. She had to use both primary and secondary sources to back up her opinion. To develop her thesis she contacted a high-ranking local FBI agent who agreed to provide her with an interview. She also conducted a survey of her college to oversee their opinion on the topic. Lastly, in a Q&A session, she managed to obtain a comment from the deputy head of the NSA. She only cited the primary sources she used. Why is her paper incomplete?

Question 6 6. Thesis-antithesis-synthesis is most associated with:

Question 7 7. You have a dinner party and all the guests ask for seconds. What is the most logical conclusion?

Question 8 8. What is the purpose of comparing and contrasting two items?

Question 9 9. Which of the following best defines a primary source?

Question 10 10. If you're writing an argumentation essay, what kind of supporting details are especially important?

Question 11 11. Which part of an argument explains why?

Question 12 12. Stories that are not written down, but are passed down verbally from generation to generation are considered:

Question 13 13. What does it mean to give credit to sources you use?

Question 14 14. One particular view or theory based on historical evidence is called:

Question 15 15. What should all the supporting details relate to?

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Common Core History & Social Studies Grades 11-12: Literacy Standards Final Free Practice Test Instructions

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