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GRE Analytical Writing - Writing Stronger Sentences: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. It is BEST to use a simple sentence structure in your essay when _____.

Question 2 2. Why is it important to strike a respectful tone in your academic essays?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements is NOT a way to improve sentence structure?

Question 4 4. One way to check that you have written a clear sentence is to:

Question 5 5.

Which of the following corrects this mixed structure sentence?

''Because you want your writing to be the best it can be, is why you should avoid mixed structure sentences.''

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Question 6 6. To write for your audience, you should consider _____

Question 7 7. How does a sentence fragment create confusion for the reader?

Question 8 8.

Choose the option that corrects the following faulty collective ownership error.

All of the dogs at the animal shelter have to wear a collar.

Question 9 9. Choose the sentence that contains a faulty collective ownership error.

Question 10 10. Which of the following sentences is written correctly?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following effectively utilizes a transition?

Question 12 12.

Choose the option that corrects the following faulty collective ownership error.

All of the people on my street have a nice yard.

Question 13 13. All of the following are complex sentences EXCEPT:

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an example of a mixed structure sentence?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements is an example of writing with a passive voice?

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Question 16 16.

How do you change this sentence from passive voice to active voice?

The bloody space battle was fought mostly by children.

Question 17 17. When thinking of a way to ensure the body paragraphs of your essay flow together, _____.

Question 18 18. Words and phrases that help carry a thought from one idea to the next are referred to as _____.

Question 19 19. Common purposes in academic writing include:

Question 20 20. Calvin went to Chicago by airplane, and Audra traveled to the city by train. This is an example of a compound sentence because:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following list of words are transitional words?

Question 22 22.

Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.

Although he enjoyed running and to play baseball, he decided to try out for volleyball instead.

Question 23 23. Effective body paragraphs within an essay...

Question 24 24.

Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.

He sat down at the table expecting to order, eat, and be enjoying his meal alone.

Question 25 25.

What is wrong with the following sentence?

Most of the movies I like don't have a lot of explosions, sometimes I like horror movies though.

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Question 26 26.

What is a problem with the following sentence?

Looking for his favorite pair of glasses.

Question 27 27. Which of the following BEST defines a paragraph?

Question 28 28.

How can the following mixed structure sentence be corrected?

''From looking at the textbook helped me understand my mistakes.''

Question 29 29.

Identify the error in the following sentence that makes it unclear:

All of these mixed chocolates are delicious!

Question 30 30. How can writers prepare readers for new ideas?

GRE Analytical Writing - Writing Stronger Sentences: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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