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PLACE Basic Skills: Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. In Jim's narrative essay about his family, certain parts are written in extreme detail, while others are written in more general terms. These differences illustrate the concept of _____ in a narrative.

Question 2 2. Which of the following is the best approach to take while creating a story?

Question 3 3. Why is the attention getter such an important element of the introductory paragraph?

Question 4 4. What is the most basic type of informative essay?

Question 5 5. All of the following are complex sentences EXCEPT:

Question 6 6. Which of the following sentences is intended to encourage a response from the reader?

Question 7 7. The art of rhetoric is _____

Question 8 8. Which of the following identifies the proper order for the introductory paragraph?

Question 9 9. How is tone conveyed in a piece of writing?

Question 10 10. What does it mean to give credit to sources you use?

Question 11 11. While some may describe it as antiquated, why is the 5-paragraph essay still so widely used by writers?

Question 12 12. Three ways to organize a descriptive essay include:

Question 13 13.

Robert is writing an essay and in the last sentence of his introductory paragraph, he presented this as his thesis:

'My paper is about dating and social media.'

Why is this thesis NOT appropriate?

Question 14 14. What is the first thing you must do to choose a well-developed topic for an essay?

Question 15 15. Why is it important to strike a respectful tone in your academic essays?

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