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Organizing a Written Work Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If you are writing about the reasons the Revolutionary War occurred, what organizational pattern should you use?

Question 2 2. Which one of the following is not an important component of writing?

Question 3 3. You are reading the story of Snow White, and notice you are reading about a series of events in the order they occurred. What is the BEST way to describe this organizational pattern?

Question 4 4. Why is a thesis statement so important in writing?

Question 5 5. What transition would you incorporate to indicate to readers they are nearing the end of a written piece?

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Question 6 6. The process of generating potential topics for writing or generating ideas that you might use in your paper is called what?

Question 7 7. If you are writing an article explaining the similarities and differences between Microsoft and Apple, which pattern of organization should you use?

Question 8 8. To ensure that a paragraph is clear and easy to understand,

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

Question 10 10. Which of the following is an example of a mixed structure sentence?

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Question 11 11.

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 12 12.

How can the following mixed structure sentence be corrected?

''The instructor she taught us how to punctuate sentences correctly.''

Question 13 13. It's a good idea to write fully developed paragraphs because

Question 14 14. When you have generated ideas and details for your paper, you must organize them so that you know which order you will write about them in your paper. What is this process known as?

Question 15 15.

Which of the following corrects this mixed structure sentence?

''Because you want your writing to be the best it can be, is why you should avoid mixed structure sentences.''

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Question 16 16. Where are topic sentences generally found in writing? Why?

Question 17 17. Which transition should be used for the following sentence: The man's attire and demeanor seemed intimidating at first. _____, as we began to speak I realized he was actually very kind.

Question 18 18. Which transition would signal to your readers that an opposing viewpoint is about to be explored?

Question 19 19. Which type of document is most likely to be written in order of importance?

Question 20 20.

Spot the redundancy:

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

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Question 21 21.

Which of the following corrects the following mixed structure sentence?

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

Question 22 22.

How can the following mixed structure sentence be corrected?

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

Question 23 23.

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

Question 25 25.

Read the following short paragraphs and identify what may be missing:

'Flowers are very well-liked in most parts of the world. There are many types of flowers.'

'Roses are one of the most recognized types of flowers. Roses come in a variety of colors. Roses are often bred to make even more unique colors.'

'Daisies are well-liked flowers. Daisies grow in various types of soil, so daisies are found in a lot of different regions.'

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Question 26 26. Why might a writer want to complete the introductory paragraph after the body paragraphs?

Question 27 27. Which of the following BEST defines a paragraph?

Question 28 28. Why is it a bad idea to use only short subject-verb sentences?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements best defines the main idea of an essay?

Question 30 30.

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.

Organizing a Written Work Chapter Exam Instructions

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