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Conventions in Essay Writing - AP English: Homeschool Curriculum Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. It's a good idea to write fully developed paragraphs because

Question 2 2. Which of the following sentences is NOT written with simple subject-verb construction?

Question 3 3. Which of the following list of words are transitional words?

Question 4 4. It is BEST to use a simple sentence structure in your essay when _____.

Question 5 5. Where is the information found on the demographics of participants in a study?

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Question 6 6. Deductive reasoning involves _____

Question 7 7.

Please select what type of faulty comparison error, if any, is in the sentence that follows:

It's a well-known fact that theaters are more expensive than staying at home.

Question 8 8. You have completed the steps to organizing a great argument and are ready to write the essay. Which of the following should you AVOID doing while writing the piece?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is an example of a compound-complex sentence?

Question 10 10. When you think about what level of knowledge your reader has about your topic, you should consider which of the following criteria?

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Question 11 11. If a person begins an essay by pointing out they are a researcher who has been studying this particular field for the past 18 years, what form of appeal is he or she making?

Question 12 12. If you were trying to develop an ethical appeal to further engage readers, which of the following strategies would be the most successful?

Question 13 13.

How can the following mixed structure sentence be corrected?

''The instructor she taught us how to punctuate sentences correctly.''

Question 14 14. Which of the following is not an appeal choice discussed in the video?

Question 15 15. If you find you've simply described your topic in a paragraph rather than providing an argument, you should

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Question 16 16.

Please select what type of faulty comparison error, if any, is in the sentence that follows:

Mustache Dad is the best character in the Twilight series.

Question 17 17.

Please select what type of faulty comparison error, if any, is in the sentence that follows:

Desiree likes chocolate milkshakes more than her brother Desmond.

Question 18 18. You are working to prepare an argument that is both clear and concise. You have written several different sentences but need to select the option that best meets this requirement. Which of the following should be included in the final draft?

Question 19 19. Why is it important to know your reader's position with respect to yourself?

Question 20 20. What changes, if any, should be made to the following sentence to make it active voice? If you liked it, then you should have put a ring on it.

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Question 21 21. Why is it important to be specific in your writing?

Question 22 22.

Identify the type of idiom or phrasal verb used in the sentence that follows:

Dracula honestly hoped he'd never run into Van Helsing again.

Question 23 23.

Which of the following corrects this mixed structure sentence?

''Because you want your writing to be the best it can be, is why you should avoid mixed structure sentences.''

Question 24 24. All of the following are complex sentences EXCEPT:

Question 25 25. To write for your audience, you should consider _____

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Question 26 26.

Identify the error in the following sentence that makes it unclear:

All of these mixed chocolates are delicious!

Question 27 27. What does Logos mean in Greek?

Question 28 28. What should you do if you find two sources that don't agree with each other when it comes to definitions or statistics you need for your essay?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements is NOT a way to improve sentence structure?

Question 30 30. People write for many reasons. Some want to inform, others want to persuade while others aim to teach or train their audience. If you are concerned about what your readers think about you based on your writing, what does this represent?

Conventions in Essay Writing - AP English: Homeschool Curriculum 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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