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FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Informative Writing Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

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Question 1 1. Which two aspects are important when organizing a compare and contrast essay?

Question 2 2. How do you join two modifiers that modify a noun?

Question 3 3. Why is the following not objective writing? I believe that men evolved from monkeys a really long time ago.

Question 4 4. Objective writing is writing that is supported using __________.

Question 5 5. Which of the following is an example of objective writing?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following best defines a primary source?

Question 7 7. What is the purpose of a Summary Preview?

Question 8 8. How do you know what kind of paper you are going to write?

Question 9 9. Why bother to use specific, precise language in writing?

Question 10 10. Why is the following sentence an example of objective writing? According to Charles Darwin, the theory of evolution can be proven in many of the changes seen in species today.

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Question 11 11. What is a good example of a specific noun?

Question 12 12. Rebecca is writing a research paper on the topic of cyber terrorism. She had to use both primary and secondary sources to back up her opinion. To develop her thesis she contacted a high-ranking local FBI agent who agreed to provide her with an interview. She also conducted a survey of her college to oversee their opinion on the topic. Lastly, in a Q&A session, she managed to obtain a comment from the deputy head of the NSA. She only cited the primary sources she used. Why is her paper incomplete?

Question 13 13. When organizing ideas by importance, which should come first, the most important or the least important?

Question 14 14. What does it mean to limit your topic?

Question 15 15. What is an anecdote?

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Question 16 16. What is one major mistake we might make when choosing a topic?

Question 17 17. How can the use of a quotation in the conclusion be helpful?

Question 18 18. An informative essay does NOT do which of the following:

Question 19 19. What should you do if you find two sources that don't agree with each other when it comes to definitions or statistics you need for your essay?

Question 20 20. How do you know if something is general or specific?

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Question 21 21. Why use a story to start your paper?

Question 22 22. The main reason to write objectively is __________.

Question 23 23. What is a narrative?

Question 24 24. How is the thesis statement used in the conclusion?

Question 25 25. What is the most basic type of informative essay?

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Question 26 26. When writing an informative essay, what are the most important parts of the introduction?

Question 27 27. Where is the information found on the demographics of participants in a study?

Question 28 28. What type of informative essay, in its most basic form, looks at cause and effect?

Question 29 29. What is a simile?

Question 30 30. What does it mean to give credit to sources you use?

FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Informative Writing 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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