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Discover Health Occupations Readiness Test: Sentence & Paragraph Structure 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 statements is an example of writing with a passive voice?

Question 3 3. Which of the following transitional words can be used to indicate a contrasting idea?

Question 4 4. Why might a writer want to complete the introductory paragraph after the body paragraphs?

Question 5 5. What is sentence structure?

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Question 6 6. A(n) _____ paragraph presents sentences in a logical order.

Question 7 7. Which is the full definition of a paragraph?

Question 8 8. How does a sentence fragment create confusion for the reader?

Question 9 9. Which of the following sentences is NOT grammatically correct?

Question 10 10. An effective transitional sentence _____.

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Question 11 11. A unified paragraph _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following list of words are transitional words?

Question 13 13. What is the purpose of supporting sentences in a paragraph?

Question 14 14. How does a dependent clause differ from an independent clause?

Question 15 15. Which action listed below is NOT a strategy for varying sentence structure?

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Question 16 16. If you decide to vary your sentence structure by using other words to replace nouns, which strategy will you be using?

Question 17 17.

Consider the following passage:

The team from Chicago barely made it into the finals. The top-ranked team was the clear favorite to beat the team from Chicago, but somehow the team from Chicago won.

Which of the following pronouns could you use to replace an instance of 'the team from Chicago,' in the second sentence to minimize repetition?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements is NOT a way to improve sentence structure?

Question 19 19.

'Silence is golden when you can't think of a good answer.' - Muhammad Ali

In this famous quote, which choice best describes the second part of the sentence 'when you can't think of a good answer?'

Question 20 20.

'Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.' - H.G. Wells

What type of sentence is this famous quote?

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Question 21 21.

'People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.' - Stephen Hawking

What type of sentence is this famous quote?

Question 22 22. Which of the following correctly lists the coordinating conjunctions?

Question 23 23. A dependent clause...

Question 24 24.

'Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.' - John Lennon

In this famous quote, which choice best describes the first part of the sentence, 'Life is what happens'?

Question 25 25. Which of the phrases below includes the use of a modifier?

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Question 26 26. How does a writer know if the paragraph is well-developed?

Question 27 27. What is the purpose of closing sentences in paragraphs?

Question 28 28. Which is the best way to make sure your paragraph is effective?

Question 29 29.

'Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.' - Martin Luther King Jr.

Which of the following choices best describes this famous quote?

Question 30 30. Which is not a purpose of paragraphs?

Discover Health Occupations Readiness Test: Sentence & Paragraph Structure Chapter Exam Instructions

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