HiSET: Organizing Ideas in an Essay Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

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Question 1 1. Why would you use an explanation for supporting details?

Question 2 2. Where should you choose to refute potential opposing views in a document?

Question 3 3. The theme of The Tortoise and the Hare is:

Question 4 4. The theme in The Lion and the Mouse is:

Question 5 5.

The following are the last 3 statements of the introduction to an English 101 literary essay. Why should they be reorganized?

The main thesis of this paper concerns the play Romeo and Juliette and will be explained in the following thesis. This will best be explained by the many symbols that are used throughout Shakespeare's play. Shakespeare's works remain significant to this day and age.

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Question 6 6. What would be considered appropriate evidence in support of an argument?

Question 7 7. When you try to improve your thesis statement, you should _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following literary elements are NOT included in structure?

Question 9 9. As you work on editing and improving the content of an essay that you've written, which of the following considerations is NOT important?

Question 10 10. A simile is:

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Question 11 11. If you choose not to effectively refute potential opposing views, what is a possible outcome of your writing?

Question 12 12. In writing description, what does concrete mean?

Question 13 13. A metaphor is:

Question 14 14. Longer pieces of literature can have several themes. One theme in The Diary of Anne Frank: A Play is:

Question 15 15. Which statement below BEST defines a theme used in literature?

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Question 16 16. What is the structure of a story?

Question 17 17. Why is structure so important in writing fiction?

Question 18 18. In writing descriptive details, what does specific mean?

Question 19 19. Which is the correct order to a narrative structure?

Question 20 20. Outlining the major points from your essay after writing the essay can help you _____.

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Question 21 21. How do you know if something is general or specific?

Question 22 22. What are supporting details?

Question 23 23. How do you know what kind of paper you are going to write?

Question 24 24. If you discover that one of your body paragraphs has gone off track and doesn't support your thesis, you should _____.

Question 25 25. What is a narrative?

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Question 26 26. Which answer choice below BEST demonstrates a descriptive title?

Question 27 27. What is the purpose of comparing and contrasting two items?

Question 28 28. An author creating a structure is NOT similar to:

Question 29 29. Why would you want to take the time to outline your paper before you write it?

Question 30 30. If you're writing an argumentation essay, what kind of supporting details are especially important?

HiSET: Organizing Ideas in an Essay 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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