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Essay Writing for 12th Grade: Help and Review Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

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Question 1 1. What should you consider to ensure that you're writing effectively for your audience?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a suggested proofreading strategy?

Question 3 3. Fundamental essay building blocks include _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an example of a non sequitur?

Question 5 5.

Who would be the best intended audience for this paragraph?

The moon is not really made of green cheese. It is made of atoms found in rocks and dirt. Clouds are not made of cotton candy, but of atoms found in air and water.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT an appropriate place to present an opposing view and your counterargument to that view?

Question 7 7. If you find that you've written more of a descriptive essay when you meant to write a persuasive essay, you should _____.

Question 8 8. What key method can you use to determine major opposing views?

Question 9 9. It's a good idea to understand your weaknesses when it comes to writing because _____

Question 10 10. What is your best clue to the intended audience in an essay?

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Question 11 11. Before writing the essay, an 'organized roadmap' or gross plan is essential. Which step leads to this plan?

Question 12 12. When incorporating source material in your essay, you should _____

Question 13 13. Key terms in an essay question might include

Question 14 14. If you find you've simply described your topic in a paragraph rather than providing an argument, you should

Question 15 15. 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.

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Question 16 16. What is the definition of 'gist'?

Question 17 17. Why is it important to proofread your essay?

Question 18 18.

Who would be the most likely intended audience for the following paragraph?

The hybrid approach to integrated circuit design involves attaching two or more integrated circuit dies along with some discrete components in the same case. It is often, and desirably, transparent to the consumer whether the circuit is monolithic or hybrid. The hybrid integrated circuit is typically more costly than the monolithic structures.

Question 19 19. Why is editing a crucial stage in writing a great essay?

Question 20 20. Outlining the major points from your essay after writing the essay can help you _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an example of an either/or fallacy?

Question 22 22. In step 3, you are advised to try to provide a summary of the piece to an individual unfamiliar with the writing. How would you explain the piece in this final challenge?

Question 23 23. Why can it be useful to outline your own major argumentative points before writing your persuasive paper?

Question 24 24. Why is I want to be an English major, so I will go grocery shopping this afternoon an example of a non sequitur?

Question 25 25. Why is it important to make an outline prior to writing an essay?

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Question 26 26. A student finds herself constantly trying to figure out what the author meant when she reads sections of her textbook. Which of the following is NOT a way to improve her reading for the gist of the section?

Question 27 27. Why is it important to know your reader's position with respect to yourself?

Question 28 28. 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?

Question 29 29. Which of the following sentences has been proofread to be completely free of grammar mistakes, spelling errors, and typos?

Question 30 30. How should the introductory and concluding paragraphs be handled when writing a quick, great essay?

Essay Writing for 12th Grade: Help and Review 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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