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Conventions in Writing: Effective Usage Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Which of the following corrects the following mixed structure sentence?

''Although I need to go grocery shopping, but I don't have time.''

Question 2 2.

How can the following mixed structure sentence be corrected?

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

Question 3 3.

How can the following mixed structure sentence be corrected?

''From looking at the textbook helped me understand my mistakes.''

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an example of a mixed structure sentence?

Question 5 5.

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.''

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Question 6 6. What element do sentences written in passive voice usually contain?

Question 7 7. 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.

Question 8 8. What changes, if any, should be made to the following sentence to make it active voice? The winning home run was hit by the worst player on the team.

Question 9 9. If you are trying to determine whether a sentence has been written in passive or active voice, what should you consider first?

Question 10 10. Consider the following sentence: I was jolted back to life by electrocuting myself with a car battery. Other than the fact you would not want to try it, how is this thought best expressed using an active voice?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a suggested way to make sure your sentences are clear and easy to understand?

Question 12 12.

Jim is writing an essay and used the following sentence. Why was his teacher disappointed with sentence clarity?

The easiest and most, complicated form of political activism is civil activism.

Question 13 13.

How do you change this sentence from passive voice to active voice?

The bloody space battle was fought mostly by children.

Question 14 14.

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

About how to succeed, many people ask me for advice, because I am a wealthy artist.

Question 15 15. Why is it generally better to avoid the passive voice?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT an element of good diction?

Question 17 17. Improve the following sentence by selecting one of the choices below. 'Denny loved certain funny jokes.'

Question 18 18. Which of the following sentences has the BEST diction for achieving a light tone?

Question 19 19. The way a word makes you feel, and its connection to other words you think of, is known as its _____.

Question 20 20.

Part of becoming a better writer is being able to check your own writing for confusing words. Which of the following combinations of homophones should be used in the following sentence?

_____ boys walked _____ school today, and they walked home, _____.

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Question 21 21. One of the things that is NOT important when it comes to writing well is _____

Question 22 22. When writing, what should you consider to be most important so that your essay is free from distractions?

Question 23 23. Unity of content and form means _____

Question 24 24. If you can't come up with an original idea while writing an essay _____

Question 25 25. Why is it important to be specific in your writing?

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Question 26 26.

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

Between gelato and ice cream, gelato is sweetest and therefore best.

Question 27 27.

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 28 28.

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 29 29.

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 30 30.

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

Doing what you love will make you happier.

Conventions in Writing: Effective Usage 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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