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AEPA ELA: Essay Elements & Structure Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following sentences is NOT written with simple subject-verb construction?

Question 2 2. Which of the following does NOT add tone and voice to your writing?

Question 3 3. A writer would MOST LIKELY use a call to action in the _____ of their essay in order to _____.

Question 4 4. Which answer choice below BEST demonstrates a descriptive title?

Question 5 5. When would summarizing your main points in your conclusion be particularly useful?

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Question 6 6. What is a thesis statement?

Question 7 7. How does a sentence fragment create confusion for the reader?

Question 8 8. Thomas is thinking about including a funny anecdote in his introductory paragraph. Which of the following provides the BEST reason for doing this?

Question 9 9. Why is the Attention Getter such an important element of the introductory paragraph?

Question 10 10. An effective transitional sentence _____.

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Question 11 11. Which is the best phrasing to let the reader know that important information is coming up?

Question 12 12.

The following are the last 3 statements of the introduction to an English 101 literary essay. Why should they be reorganized?

The main thesis of this paper concerns the play Romeo and Juliette and will be explained in the following thesis. This will best be explained by the many symbols that are used throughout Shakespeare's play. Shakespeare's works remain significant to this day and age.

Question 13 13. The topic of your essay is somewhat controversial, but you want readers who disagree with your opinion to continue reading. Which of the following sentences would most likely encourage their continued attention?

Question 14 14. Calvin went to Chicago by airplane, while Audra traveled to the city by train. This is an example of a compound sentence because:

Question 15 15. How does a writer know if the paragraph is well-developed?

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Question 16 16. It is BEST to use a simple sentence structure in your essay when _____.

Question 17 17.

Read the following short paragraphs and identify what may be missing:

'Flowers are very well-liked in most parts of the world. There are many types of flowers.'

'Roses are one of the most recognized types of flowers. Roses come in a variety of colors. Roses are often bred to make even more unique colors.'

'Daisies are well-liked flowers. Daisies grow in various types of soil, so daisies are found in a lot of different regions.'

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements is an example of writing with a passive voice?

Question 19 19. When you use the bookending technique, you _____.

Question 20 20. Which essays do not necessarily need a thesis, and why?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT part of an essay?

Question 22 22. Where does the concluding paragraph appear in an academic essay?

Question 23 23. The body paragraph is

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements is NOT a way to improve sentence structure?

Question 25 25. In which of the following scenarios is giving a brief response NOT ideal?

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Question 26 26. In a 'solution concluding paragraph,' you need to explain why your solution is _____.

Question 27 27. Why is the 'bridge' used?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is an example of a compound-complex sentence?

Question 29 29. To ensure that a paragraph is clear and easy to understand,

Question 30 30. In a body paragraph, the topic sentence states

AEPA ELA: Essay Elements & Structure Chapter Exam Instructions

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