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MEGA English: Techniques for Writing Arguments Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. Which transition would signal to your readers that an opposing viewpoint is about to be explored?

Question 3 3. What is a set of programs that allow workers to communicate and collaborate together from remote locations?

Question 4 4. To write for your audience, you should consider _____

Question 5 5.

Which type of logical fallacy is illustrated in the example below?

I will get an A in math class because I spent many sleepless nights studying.

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Question 6 6. Which part of an argument tells the main point?

Question 7 7.

What would be the BEST editing option for the paragraph below?

'Cars are one of the ways people all over the world travel. Transportation has changed a lot over the past 200 years. People travel at speeds most couldn't imagine 200 years ago. A distant land most could only dream of can now be traveled to by the average person in many countries.'

Question 8 8.

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 9 9. Suppose that you wanted to expand on an idea in your writing to further clarify the meaning for your readers. Which of following transition words or phrases would you NOT want to use?

Question 10 10. The ball balloon magnetic block game is expected to exceed sales is an example of:

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Question 11 11. Steve wants to write a convincing argument supporting the need for reducing carbon emissions from cars. Which of the following is NOT an approach he should use to write a good argument?

Question 12 12.

Which type of logical fallacy is illustrated below?

Everyone in the class agrees that if x = 2 and y = 2, then x must equal y.

Question 13 13.

From the following options, what suggestion would you make when editing the paragraph below?

'I love to hear the rain falling. It doesn't matter if it is reining hard or soft; I love it. I love what the rain represents - cleansing and nurturing for all of the Earth. The rain is amazing.'

Question 14 14.

Which type of logical fallacy is illustrated below?

The moon is made of cheese because it looks like cheese and no one has ever eaten the moon.

Question 15 15. What two types of editing do we engage in when editing the work of others?

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Question 16 16. What does asynchronous connection enable employees to do?

Question 17 17. Why is it important to strike a respectful tone in your academic essays?

Question 18 18. What will help the essay flow?

Question 19 19. Which part of an argument gives proof that your main point is correct?

Question 20 20. Google Docs and Microsoft Office Live are examples of:

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Question 21 21. Which one would you be achieving when you avoid dangling modifiers?

Question 22 22. Which one is the most appropriate way to reduce writing errors in your documents?

Question 23 23. Which use provides Virtual Worlds the ability to have companies demonstrate and educate their consumers on their products?

Question 24 24. A company has 15 different locations across the country in different states. It is experimenting with the use of a wiki so that engineers can collaborate on a new product design and share results from preliminary testing. What can the company do to ensure that all of the engineers are not overwriting important data posted by someone else?

Question 25 25. What is an online 3D computer simulated environments where the users can create their own avatar?

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Question 26 26. What is the correct rule for writing numbers in formal style?

Question 27 27.

Which type of logical fallacy is illustrated below?

This chocolate pie must be bad because nobody is taking it.

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

Question 29 29. Why would an author use Ethos to appeal to his audience?

Question 30 30. What transition would you incorporate to indicate to readers they are nearing the end of a written piece?

MEGA English: Techniques for Writing Arguments 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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