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Overview of Writing Types Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a requirement for narrative writing?

Question 2 2. Which of the following would you consider to be an example of good descriptive writing?

Question 3 3. The description, sailing across the wine-dark sea is an example of what poetic device?

Question 4 4. Like other types of nonfiction, narrative nonfiction is concerned with factual matter; however, it differs by using __________.

Question 5 5. If you read a story where the characters sat around and did nothing, what component of narrative writing are you missing?

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Question 6 6. What form of expository writing uses sensory details to expose the reader to new information?

Question 7 7. When using expository writing, it is important to assume that your audience has:

Question 8 8. Why do poets invoke the muses?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT a type of narrative writing?

Question 10 10. Which is the best answer?

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Question 11 11. Why would the author want to share with the reader both sides to an issue?

Question 12 12. Which kinds of poems focus on romance?

Question 13 13. Aside from being called narrative nonfiction, this genre is also known as __________.

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements BEST describes expository writing?

Question 15 15. If you are exposing your audience to similarities and differences about something, you are using what type of expository writing technique?

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Question 16 16. Where is persuasive writing commonly found?

Question 17 17. Why are credible sources necessary to information writing?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is an example of nonfiction as narrative writing?

Question 19 19. Information writing should never do which of the following?

Question 20 20. How was Lord Tennyson's idyll, Idylls of the King, different from previous idylls?

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Question 21 21.

What technique of descriptive writing can you apply to the passage below?

'I love walking through the bakery section at the store. The smell of fresh bread always reminds me of my grandmother's cooking.'

Question 22 22. What activity is imperative for authors of narrative nonfiction?

Question 23 23. Why is conflict so important to a story?

Question 24 24. What type of narrative nonfiction presents an individualized approach to a scholarly subject?

Question 25 25. What is the importance of re-reading and re-writing in relation to descriptive writing?

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Question 26 26. How are ballads different from other narrative poems?

Question 27 27. Which of the following statements is true about persuasive writing?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is not a characteristic of information writing?

Question 29 29. Which of the following texts would most likely incorporate informational writing?

Question 30 30. Information writing is a genre of what form of writing?

Overview of Writing Types Chapter Exam Instructions

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