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Analysis of Nonfiction Texts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is an example of a text feature in a nonfiction text?

Question 2 2. What is a nonfiction text?

Question 3 3. What is a logical fallacy?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT an example of a claim?

Question 5 5. What sources are NOT considered reliable?

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Question 6 6. What is an exaggeration when used as a rhetorical device?

Question 7 7. You are driving down the road and pass a billboard for a worldwide company. It reads 'Billions of customers served'. What type of rhetorical device is this?

Question 8 8. Elements existing independently of a main text and intended to enhance readers' experiences with it are known as…

Question 9 9. Which type of graphic must have numbers that add up to 100?

Question 10 10. What are the two types of nonfiction?

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Question 11 11. Which strategy has students reading the title, headings, and subheadings of a text before reading the content?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a material fallacy?

Question 13 13. What are some of the problems that would cause you to reject a source?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an example of an informational text?

Question 15 15. What is the purpose of rhetorical devices?

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Question 16 16. Which graphic will have a horizontal and vertical axis?

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements is a fact?

Question 18 18. What is a main idea of a nonfiction text?

Question 19 19. Liza, a school librarian, believes a series of certain books should be made available to the students and that the principal has the authority to make that decision. Liza believes the books will encourage students to think outside the box and read more just for fun. She expects the school administration and students to also hold these _____ as acknowledgement of her argument.

Question 20 20. You are reading a text that offers a series of steps for learning how to swim. What is the purpose of the text?

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Question 21 21. When reading a book about the U.S. Civil War, which of the following lists would be considered forms of textual evidence?

Question 22 22. What do we mean when we talk about the structure of a nonfiction text?

Question 23 23. 'Lowering the drinking age to 18 will just lead to the legalization of drugs and a degenerate generation of young people!' This is an example of which fallacy?

Question 24 24. How is literary nonfiction different from fiction?

Question 25 25. A glossary is a collection of…

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Question 26 26. What is an example of a text feature in a nonfiction text?

Question 27 27. Which text feature usually comes after the main body of the text and consists of often exhaustive lists of specific subjects and their locations in the text?

Question 28 28. All of the following indicators point to bias in written work EXCEPT:

Question 29 29. What is an informational text?

Question 30 30. Which is a characteristic of all nonfiction?

Analysis of Nonfiction Texts Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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