GRE Analytical Writing - Writing Technique: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following sentences is an example of second person point of view?

Question 2 2. What changes, if any, should be made to the following sentence to make it active voice? If you liked it, then you should have put a ring on it.

Question 3 3. Third person narration can contain which of the following pronouns?

Question 4 4. Why is it important to be specific in your writing?

Question 5 5.

If the following sentence is passive, make it active by choosing the most fitting answer below. If it's active, choose 'No change.'

The terrorist cell will be handled by Mr. Bond.

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Question 6 6. What changes, if any, should be made to the following sentence to make it active voice? The winning home run was hit by the worst player on the team.

Question 7 7. Which is the best phrasing to let the reader know that important information is coming up?

Question 8 8. Which of the following does NOT add tone and voice to your writing?

Question 9 9. If a person begins an essay by pointing out they are a researcher who has been studying this particular field for the past 18 years, what form of appeal is he or she making?

Question 10 10.

How would you best describe the tone of the sentence that follows?

When she smiled, the room lit up, and everyone was merry; when she scowled, everyone ran for the corners.

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Question 11 11. If you can't come up with an original idea while writing an essay _____

Question 12 12. One of the things that is NOT important when it comes to writing well is _____

Question 13 13. Consider the following sentence: I was jolted back to life by electrocuting myself with a car battery. Other than the fact you would not want to try it, how is this thought best expressed using an active voice?

Question 14 14. Unity of content and form means _____

Question 15 15. Which of the following sentences is intended to encourage a response from the reader?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following sentences is an example of third person point of view?

Question 17 17. In which of the following scenarios is giving a brief response NOT ideal?

Question 18 18. Which of the following sentences has the BEST diction for achieving a light tone?

Question 19 19. First person point of view narration can reference the subject with which of the following pronouns?

Question 20 20. The topic of your essay is somewhat controversial, but you want readers who disagree with your opinion to continue reading. Which of the following sentences would most likely encourage their continued attention?

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Question 21 21. When writing, what should you consider to be most important so that your essay is free from distractions?

Question 22 22. Improve the following sentence by selecting one of the choices below. 'Denny loved certain funny jokes.'

Question 23 23.

What form of appeal is being used in the following statement?

I can still remember the first time I rode my bike without training wheels. As the wind brushed past my hair it felt as if I was flying rather than riding on two wheels.

Question 24 24. What does Logos mean in Greek?

Question 25 25. Which of the following sentences is an example of first person point of view?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following sentences has the best diction for achieving a serious tone? Select one.

Question 27 27. Why would an author use Ethos to appeal to his audience?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is not an appeal choice discussed in the video?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT an element of good diction?

Question 30 30.

If the following sentence is passive, make it active by choosing the most fitting answer below. If it's active, choose 'No change.'

The executive order had been sent by the President to the Joint Chiefs.

GRE Analytical Writing - Writing Technique: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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