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Reading Informational Texts: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Literal language refers to the use of words solely by their…

Question 2 2. How many topics should each individual paragraph cover

Question 3 3. What information should be included in the introduction to a technical document?

Question 4 4. To synthesize means:

Question 5 5. Why is the context so important in understanding an example of an idiom, hyperbole, verbal irony, or a pun?

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Question 6 6. The analogy of spoiled milk in a cake best describes which of the following?

Question 7 7. The phrase 'to pull one's leg' represents what sort of phenomenon in English?

Question 8 8. What type of language should be used to write titles?

Question 9 9. What name is given to a piece of research which is reviewed by experts in a field review before it is published in an academic periodical?

Question 10 10. You are reading two books about early colonist settlements and you are comparing the reasons and evidence listed in each book. Which process are you doing while reading?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following offers a visual portrait of data and its relationships and includes varieties like bar, line, and pie?

Question 12 12. Your friend is really eager for lunch and says, 'I'm so hungry I could eat an elephant.' This is an example of...

Question 13 13. Why should you include a conclusion in your technical document?

Question 14 14. Why are the recency and verifiability of sources important factors in the production of an article?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a secondary source?

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Question 16 16. On what aspect should your choice of organizational patterns be based?

Question 17 17. A student has just completed a major research paper for one of his courses. The document is over 20 pages long. Where should he place his title?

Question 18 18. Which of the following provides a visual portrait of how something works or is put together or of how sets of data overlap?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a step in analyzing an individual text?

Question 20 20. A person accidentally blurts out a secret, and then says, 'Oops, I just spilled the beans!' This is an example of...

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Question 21 21. What type of documents uses first level headings?

Question 22 22. What term identifies the use of words in figures of speech to convey meanings different from their usual definitions?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is a step in the process of analyzing graphics?

Question 24 24. Where should second level headers be located on the page?

Question 25 25. Which statement best describes the role of bias in primary sources?

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Question 26 26. Rendering foreign words by their primary definitions in another language is known as _____.

Question 27 27. To analyze a text means:

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 29 29. Why are second level headings sometimes referred to as 'talking headers'?

Question 30 30. Why is it important to understand the context in which a pun is said?

Reading Informational Texts: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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