Language and Sentence Structure: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When writing, what should you consider to be most important so that your essay is free from distractions?

Question 2 2. Which is the best phrasing to let the reader know that important information is coming up?

Question 3 3.

Which of the following corrects the following mixed structure sentence?

''Although I need to go grocery shopping, but I don't have time.''

Question 4 4. Calvin went to Chicago by airplane, and Audra traveled to the city by train. This is an example of a compound sentence because:

Question 5 5. How does a sentence fragment create confusion for the reader?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is an example of a mixed structure sentence?

Question 7 7.

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

The bloody space battle was fought mostly by children.

Question 8 8. Common purposes in academic writing include:

Question 9 9. Which of the following is an example of a compound-complex sentence?

Question 10 10.

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.

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Question 11 11. Which of the phrases below includes the use of a modifier?

Question 12 12. Which of the following sentences is intended to encourage a response from the reader?

Question 13 13. Which of the following BEST defines a paragraph?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT an example of a heterograph?

Question 15 15.

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

Albert was surprised he didn't pass out from the blood loss; apparently, he really was becoming a werewolf.

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Question 16 16. All of the following are complex sentences EXCEPT:

Question 17 17. To write for your audience, you should consider _____

Question 18 18. Why should you learn how to evaluate your own essays?

Question 19 19. In which of the following scenarios is giving a brief response NOT ideal?

Question 20 20. Why is it important to be specific in your writing?

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Question 21 21.

Why is the following sentence an idiom?

Magali was excited about the opportunities she would have if she made it into Harvard but was careful not to put the cart before the horse.

Question 22 22. It's a good idea to write fully developed paragraphs because

Question 23 23. Why is a separable phrasal verb called separable?

Question 24 24. Which of the following sentences is NOT written with simple subject-verb construction?

Question 25 25. Which of the following sentences has been proofread to be completely free of grammar mistakes, spelling errors, and typos?

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Question 26 26.

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.

Question 27 27. After a long day, a teacher is grading a large number of essays which were written by his students. He is reviewing how his students structured their essays. Tom structured his essay so each paragraph had 3 sentences. Jane used 4 to 5 sentences, Katie used 6 to 7 sentences, while Phil used 9 to 10 sentences for each paragraph. Based on this fact alone, which of the following likely received the highest grade?

Question 28 28. It is BEST to use a simple sentence structure in your essay when _____.

Question 29 29. Why is it a good idea to think about how essays are structured?

Question 30 30. How is tone conveyed in a piece of writing?

Language and Sentence Structure: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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