Editing Your Writing: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Suppose that you wanted to expand on an idea in your writing to further clarify the meaning for your readers. Which of following transition words or phrases would you NOT want to use?

Question 2 2. If you can't come up with an original idea while writing an essay _____

Question 3 3.

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

Doing what you love will make you happier.

Question 4 4.

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

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Question 6 6. Which of the following effectively utilizes a transition?

Question 7 7. Which of the following sentences has been proofread to be completely free of grammar mistakes, spelling errors, and typos?

Question 8 8. Assume that you wanted to indicate a shift in time in your writing. Which of the following words or phrases would you want to AVOID using?

Question 9 9. Why is it important to strike a respectful tone in your academic essays?

Question 10 10. Words and phrases that help carry a thought from one idea to the next are referred to as _____.

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Question 11 11. Unity of content and form means _____

Question 12 12. Which is the best phrasing to let the reader know that important information is coming up?

Question 13 13.

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 14 14. The last step in the editing process is known as _____, which involves carefully reading over a document for the purpose of finding any errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting that need to be corrected.

Question 15 15. Which transition would signal to your readers that an opposing viewpoint is about to be explored?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT included in the general rules of self-editing?

Question 17 17. Which of the following sentences is intended to encourage a response from the reader?

Question 18 18. Which transition should be used for the following sentence: The man's attire and demeanor seemed intimidating at first. _____, as we began to speak I realized he was actually very kind.

Question 19 19. To write for your audience, you should consider _____

Question 20 20. Editing for content _____, while editing for mechanics _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a suggested proofreading strategy?

Question 22 22. Why is a separable phrasal verb called separable?

Question 23 23. How is tone conveyed in a piece of writing?

Question 24 24.

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

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Question 26 26. When thinking of a way to ensure the body paragraphs of your essay flow together, _____.

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT an example of a heterograph?

Question 28 28. Common purposes in academic writing include:

Question 29 29. Effective body paragraphs within an essay...

Question 30 30. The art of rhetoric is _____

Editing Your Writing: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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