GRE Analytical Writing - Crafting Your Argument: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why might it be a good idea to utilize emotional appeals less frequently than other approaches?

Question 2 2. Proving that an idea is false or untrue in your writing involves doing what?

Question 3 3. It's particularly important to consider your audience when you write an argumentative paper because _____.

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. It's a good idea to develop a one-sentence response to essay questions because

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Question 6 6. What are the two types of premises an argument can have?

Question 7 7. Why is it always important to anticipate and refute possible opposing views in your argumentative paper?

Question 8 8. Why should you have a clear purpose when writing a personal essay?

Question 9 9. You might write about your own personal experiences in a personal essay in which you support or oppose a specific point because _____.

Question 10 10. Why can it be useful to outline your own major argumentative points before writing your persuasive paper?

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Question 11 11. Using inductive validity, which is the most likely answer to the following questions? Shelly always seems happy. Shelly will seem what today?

Question 12 12.

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

It's a well-known fact that theaters are more expensive than staying at home.

Question 13 13. Why is it important to know your reader's position with respect to yourself?

Question 14 14. Why is I want to be an English major, so I will go grocery shopping this afternoon an example of a non sequitur?

Question 15 15. Where should you choose to refute potential opposing views in a document?

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Question 16 16. If you were trying to develop an ethical appeal to further engage readers, which of the following strategies would be the most successful?

Question 17 17. Key terms in an essay question might include

Question 18 18. How can you go about staying on track while writing an essay?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is an example of an overly broad generalization?

Question 20 20. To help yourself stay on track while writing a personal essay, it can be useful to _____.

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Question 21 21. When you think about what level of knowledge your reader has about your topic, you should consider which of the following criteria?

Question 22 22. If you choose not to effectively refute potential opposing views, what is a possible outcome of your writing?

Question 23 23. Why should you avoid logical fallacies in your writing?

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. Why would you want to take the time to outline your paper before you write it?

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Question 26 26. A good personal essay _____.

Question 27 27. Why should your 'scope' in a personal essay, in which you support or oppose a specific point, be narrow?

Question 28 28.

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 29 29. Why should you care about your reader's perspective on an issue when you write?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is an example of an either/or fallacy?

GRE Analytical Writing - Crafting Your Argument: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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