CUNY Assessment Test in Writing: Types of Writing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What's the minimum number of supporting paragraphs that you should include in your personal essay?

Question 2 2. How many times should you proofread your personal essay?

Question 3 3. How should you start a personal essay?

Question 4 4. What type of speech would be most appropriate for Open Mic Night at a bar?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a type of narrative writing?

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Question 6 6. What key structural features will an analytical essay have?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is an example of nonfiction as narrative writing?

Question 8 8. Why is conflict so important to a story?

Question 9 9. A target audience is the reader the writer is:

Question 10 10. When an author writes a book, he/she is developing his/her point of view, but also representing:

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Question 11 11. Informational writing includes ___________.

Question 12 12. The writer needs to know if his purpose is to:

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT a requirement for narrative writing?

Question 14 14. What type of speech is given at a funeral?

Question 15 15. What is most likely to be the content subject for an analytical essay?

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Question 16 16. Informational writing does NOT involve the following:

Question 17 17. All of the responses listed are benefits of Reflective Writing EXCEPT:

Question 18 18. True or False: Analysis is a method of query.

Question 19 19. What type of speaker tells jokes and talks with funny accents?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a type of text structure used in informational writing?

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Question 21 21. Which answer is NOT an example of a method of reflective writing:

Question 22 22. All of the following are examples of Reflective Writing EXCEPT:

Question 23 23. If you read a story where the characters sat around and did nothing, what component of narrative writing are you missing?

Question 24 24. Why is a thesis important to formal writing?

Question 25 25. Why is it important to have someone else proofread your essay?

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Question 26 26. When writing for a target audience, the writer should keep this in mind:

Question 27 27. Which type of writing is considered correct for all situations?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is often mistakenly thought of as informational writing?

Question 29 29. A successful analytical essay needs:

Question 30 30. Which perspective should formal writing be in?

CUNY Assessment Test in Writing: Types of Writing Chapter Exam Instructions

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