Virginia Communication & Literacy Assessment (VCLA): Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. In writing or speaking, you will always want to avoid a/an _____, as even in Greek it means ''it does not follow.''

Question 2 2. A word's _____ is the meaning and associations attributed to that word beyond its literal meaning.

Question 3 3. When we use a/an _____, we are using a comparison between the qualities of two things.

Question 4 4. _____ are words that have the exact same pronunciation yet differing meanings.

Question 5 5. Which part of speech can modify verbs, adjectives, and adverbs?

Question 6 6. A/an _____ is a clause with at least one subject and one verb that can be considered its own sentence.

Question 7 7. _____ pronouns refer back to the subject of a sentence or clause.

Question 8 8. The word a pronoun replaces or refers to is known as a/an _____.

Question 9 9. The arrangement of words in order to express ideas clearly is known as _____.

Question 10 10. A one-sentence summary of a main point being addressed is called a _____.

Question 11 11. Which of the following questions is NOT one to use when determining the purpose of a given text?

Question 12 12. When a reader _____, he or she is utilizing information implied or inferred in a text in order to decipher meaning when it is not clearly stated.

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT a thing to do when writing a successful conclusion to your essay?

Question 14 14. Which of these editing questions should NOT be answered in the affirmative to ensure you are writing well?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a technique used in sourcing, the practice which makes sure a writer avoids plagiarism?

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