ACT Writing - Planning: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. First person point of view narration can reference the subject with which of the following pronouns?

Question 3 3. Amelia is writing an essay on the pros and cons of pet ownership and has just finished the first two steps of brainstorming. Which of the products below demonstrate the best brainstorming method regarding the pros and cons of owning a pet?

Question 4 4. Using inductive validity, which is the most likely answer to the following questions? Shelly always seems happy. Shelly will seem what today?

Question 5 5.

Consider the following paragraph:

I always vote for the National Party candidate in gubernatorial elections. This year, Sally Smith is the National Party candidate for governor, so I will vote for Sally Smith for governor this year.

Which type of reasoning is displayed in this paragraph?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is not an appeal choice discussed in the video?

Question 7 7. A deductive pattern is more common than an inductive pattern in student writing because _____

Question 8 8. Which of the following represents the best example of dealing with disagreements in an argument?

Question 9 9. Which is the best phrasing to let the reader know that important information is coming up?

Question 10 10. Why would an author use Ethos to appeal to his audience?

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Question 11 11. What does Logos mean in Greek?

Question 12 12. Common purposes in academic writing include:

Question 13 13. Third person narration can contain which of the following pronouns?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT an example of a heterograph?

Question 15 15. Calvin went to Chicago by airplane, and Audra traveled to the city by train. This is an example of a compound sentence because:

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is the greatest value of using an alphanumeric outline?

Question 17 17. Which of the following sentences is intended to encourage a response from the reader?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is an example of a compound-complex sentence?

Question 19 19. When brainstorming on your own, which of the following should you do?

Question 20 20. If the premise is untrue, what does that mean for the conclusion?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a useful brainstorming technique?

Question 22 22. Deductive reasoning involves _____

Question 23 23. How is tone conveyed in a piece of writing?

Question 24 24. Why is using a full sentence outline beneficial for most standard essays?

Question 25 25. When you only have fifteen minutes, how would you go about brainstorming ideas for a position paper on a controversial topic?

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Question 26 26. How would you prepare to write a synthesis paper about 'The Effect of Texting on Student Language Skills'?

Question 27 27. To write for your audience, you should consider _____

Question 28 28.

What form of appeal is being used in the following statement?

I can still remember the first time I rode my bike without training wheels. As the wind brushed past my hair it felt as if I was flying rather than riding on two wheels.

Question 29 29. Which of the following sentences is an example of first person point of view?

Question 30 30. Which of the following best describes the 100 rule?

ACT Writing - Planning: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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