CHSPE Language: Prewriting & Organization Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is it called when the first line of a paragraph is moved over further from the margin?

Question 2 2. Which of the following BEST defines a paragraph?

Question 3 3. Which of these is not a thing self-editing checks for?

Question 4 4. What should you look for in your paragraph edit?

Question 5 5. Which is the full definition of a paragraph?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is not a step in writing a paragraph?

Question 7 7. What is the process of gathering information on a subject and planning out what our communication will say and look like?

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements about the self-editing process is false?

Question 9 9. What should you look for in your initial edit?

Question 10 10. Why is it important to determine a formatting style during the writing process?

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Question 11 11. Why is self-editing so difficult?

Question 12 12. When you are freewriting, you shouldn't worry about

Question 13 13. Which is not a purpose of paragraphs?

Question 14 14. All of the following are complex sentences EXCEPT:

Question 15 15. What steps should one take during the rewriting process?

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Question 16 16. What is meant by the the phrase 'paragraph form?'

Question 17 17. What are the three main parts of a paragraph?

Question 18 18. Calvin went to Chicago by airplane, and Audra traveled to the city by train. This is an example of a compound sentence because:

Question 19 19. After a long day, a teacher is grading a large number of essays which were written by his students. He is reviewing how his students structured their essays. Tom structured his essay so each paragraph had 3 sentences. Jane used 4 to 5 sentences, Katie used 6 to 7 sentences, while Phil used 9 to 10 sentences for each paragraph. Based on this fact alone, which of the following likely received the highest grade?

Question 20 20. What is the purpose of closing sentences in paragraphs?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following sentences is NOT written with simple subject-verb construction?

Question 22 22. What is the purpose of supporting sentences in a paragraph?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is an example of a compound-complex sentence?

Question 24 24. It's a good idea to write fully developed paragraphs because

Question 25 25. Why is it important to follow the prewriting, writing and rewriting process when creating a technical document?

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Question 26 26. To ensure that a paragraph is clear and easy to understand,

Question 27 27. Why is it a bad idea to use only short subject-verb sentences?

Question 28 28. What elements can be added to technical documents to make the formatting of the document more user-friendly?

Question 29 29. It is BEST to use a simple sentence structure in your essay when _____.

Question 30 30. Organization will be a major consideration when you

CHSPE Language: Prewriting & Organization Chapter Exam Instructions

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