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Language and Sentence Structure: Help and Review Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

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Question 1 1. Calvin went to Chicago by airplane, and Audra traveled to the city by train. This is an example of a compound sentence because:

Question 2 2. It's a good idea to understand your weaknesses when it comes to writing because _____

Question 3 3.

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

All of these mixed chocolates are delicious!

Question 4 4. When writing, what should you consider to be most important so that your essay is free from distractions?

Question 5 5. To ensure that a paragraph is clear and easy to understand,

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Question 6 6. Maggie has written an essay that is going to be published in a peer-reviewed journal. She struggles with proofreading her own material because her mind tends to wander when she reads her essays aloud to herself. What is another type of proofreading strategy that Maggie could use?

Question 7 7. The last step in the editing process is known as _____, which involves carefully reading over a document for the purpose of finding any errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting that need to be corrected.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a suggested proofreading strategy?

Question 9 9. Which of the following list of words are transitional words?

Question 10 10. Why is it important to be specific in your writing?

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Question 11 11. Editing for content _____, while editing for mechanics _____.

Question 12 12. How does a sentence fragment create confusion for the reader?

Question 13 13. Why is a separable phrasal verb called separable?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an example of a compound-complex sentence?

Question 15 15. Why is it important to strike a respectful tone in your academic essays?

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Question 16 16. One way to check that you have written a clear sentence is to:

Question 17 17. Why is it a good idea to think about how essays are structured?

Question 18 18. As you review your practice essay in order to evaluate it, you should _____

Question 19 19. All of the following are complex sentences EXCEPT:

Question 20 20.

Identify the type of idiom or phrasal verb used in the sentence that follows:

Dracula honestly hoped he'd never run into Van Helsing again.

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Question 21 21. Which is the best phrasing to let the reader know that important information is coming up?

Question 22 22. Common purposes in academic writing include:

Question 23 23. Why is it important to proofread your essay?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is an example of a mixed structure sentence?

Question 25 25. Which of the following sentences is intended to encourage a response from the reader?

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Question 26 26.

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

About how to succeed, many people ask me for advice, because I am a wealthy artist.

Question 27 27. In which of the following scenarios is giving a brief response NOT ideal?

Question 28 28. Unity of content and form means _____

Question 29 29. Which of the following sentences has been proofread to be completely free of grammar mistakes, spelling errors, and typos?

Question 30 30.

How can the following mixed structure sentence be corrected?

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

Language and Sentence Structure: Help and Review 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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