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Essay Writing for 12th Grade: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Key terms in an essay question might include

Question 2 2. When you try to improve your thesis statement, you should _____.

Question 3 3. Why should you avoid logical fallacies in your writing?

Question 4 4. If you find you've simply described your topic in a paragraph rather than providing an argument, you should

Question 5 5. Why is it important to proofread your essay?

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Question 6 6. Why is it always important to anticipate and refute possible opposing views in your argumentative paper?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT good advice when searching for sources for a persuasive essay?

Question 8 8. When incorporating source material in your essay, you should _____

Question 9 9. What should you consider to ensure that you're writing effectively for your audience?

Question 10 10. Why is synthesis used in writing?

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Question 11 11. How can writing an outline before writing a response to an essay question be helpful?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is an example of a non sequitur?

Question 13 13.

From the following options, what suggestion would you make when editing the paragraph below?

'I love to hear the rain falling. It doesn't matter if it is reining hard or soft; I love it. I love what the rain represents - cleansing and nurturing for all of the Earth. The rain is amazing.'

Question 14 14. Why can it be useful to outline your own major argumentative points before writing your persuasive paper?

Question 15 15. What should an evaluation checklist include?

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Question 16 16. Fundamental essay building blocks include _____.

Question 17 17.

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

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. What two types of editing do we engage in when editing the work of others?

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Question 21 21.

What would be the BEST editing option for the paragraph below?

'Cars are one of the ways people all over the world travel. Transportation has changed a lot over the past 200 years. People travel at speeds most couldn't imagine 200 years ago. A distant land most could only dream of can now be traveled to by the average person in many countries.'

Question 22 22. If you find that you've written more of a descriptive essay when you meant to write a persuasive essay, you should _____.

Question 23 23. If you discover that one of your body paragraphs has gone off track and doesn't support your thesis, you should _____.

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. Why is it important to make an outline prior to writing an essay?

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Question 26 26. Why is I want to be an English major, so I will go grocery shopping this afternoon an example of a non sequitur?

Question 27 27. Before writing the essay, an 'organized roadmap' or gross plan is essential. Which step leads to this plan?

Question 28 28. It's particularly important to consider your audience when you write an argumentative paper because _____.

Question 29 29. What key method can you use to determine major opposing views?

Question 30 30. Once the clock has started on a timed essay, the first step should be:

Essay Writing for 12th Grade: Tutoring Solution 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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