Ohio Assessments ELA: Clear & Concise Writing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a simile?

Question 2 2.

Spot the redundancy:

With today's modern technology, we can send emails online across the world without ever getting up from our chairs.

Question 3 3.

Choose the redundant expression in this sentence:

Looking back in retrospect, I can't remember a summer of my childhood when I didn't spend most of the day outdoors getting into trouble.

Question 4 4.

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

All of these mixed chocolates are delicious!

Question 5 5. One way to check that you have written a clear sentence is to:

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Question 6 6. Why bother to use specific, precise language in writing?

Question 7 7. What is a good example of a specific noun?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a suggested way to make sure your sentences are clear and easy to understand?

Question 9 9.

What are the redundant parts of this sentence?

The reason Tom is suspicious of the city council is because he worked in city government for years and saw the corruption firsthand.

Question 10 10. What is an example of a good, specific, precise verb?

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Question 11 11.

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 12 12.

Choose the best replacement for the underlined part of the sentence:

Because our Treasury Officer was stuck at the airport, we postponed the meeting until later.

Question 13 13. How do you join two modifiers that modify a noun?

Question 14 14.

Choose the best replacement for the underlined part of the sentence:

The inadequate supply of pasta salad was not enough to feed the two dozen people who showed up to the club's inaugural meeting.

Question 15 15.

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

The bloody space battle was fought mostly by children.

Ohio Assessments ELA: Clear & Concise Writing Chapter Exam Instructions

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