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MTTC English: Analytical Writing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 2 2.

Which of the following keywords goes with the following definition?

'Means to describe similarities between two or more story elements.'

Question 3 3. A successful analytical essay needs:

Question 4 4. What's involved in the point by point method of development?

Question 5 5. What should go in your thesis statement in a compare contrast essay?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following best defines comparing and contrasting?

Question 7 7. Deductive reasoning involves _____

Question 8 8. A deductive pattern is more common than an inductive pattern in student writing because _____

Question 9 9. Which of the following media can journal articles come in?

Question 10 10.

Consider the following paragraph:

I always vote for the National Party candidate in gubernatorial elections. This year, Sally Smith is the National Party candidate for governor, so I will vote for Sally Smith for governor this year.

Which type of reasoning is displayed in this paragraph?

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Question 11 11. As you evaluate the effectiveness of a piece of deductive reasoning, you should first look for _____

Question 12 12. What are two approaches to developing the body paragraphs of a compare/contrast essay?

Question 13 13. What is a block pattern of development?

Question 14 14. What is the most common type of online reference that is used in academic writing?

Question 15 15. Why is use of the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) preferred by those who use APA style citations?

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Question 16 16. Many teachers use compare and contrast to do what?

Question 17 17. Jane is writing her first essay in college and needs to list a journal article written by B. Thomas, C. Derek, D. Ertz, E. Franics, F. Gnantz, and Z. Smith. B. Thomas is the first author and the article was published in 2008. How should she write the reference in-text?

Question 18 18. What are the two most common formats used for citing sources in academic writing?

Question 19 19. What is the correct name for the picture below?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a part of an APA citation when citing an online scholarly journal?

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Question 21 21. What key structural features will an analytical essay have?

Question 22 22. Which of the following would NOT be used when citing a journal article using MLA formatting?

Question 23 23. True or False: Analysis is a method of query.

Question 24 24. What is most likely to be the content subject for an analytical essay?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT included in a reference page citation?

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Question 26 26. Inductive reasoning involves _____

Question 27 27. Why may a journal be more credible if it has a peer review system?

Question 28 28. What is an in-text citation?

Question 29 29. What are some of the following things a Venn Diagram can compare and contrast?

MTTC English: Analytical Writing Chapter Exam Instructions

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