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Reading Informational Texts: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why are the recency and verifiability of sources important factors in the production of an article?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a step in the process of analyzing graphics?

Question 3 3. If you just found out that the Internet isn't working and you have to do research online for a project but you say, 'That's just great.' you're using...

Question 4 4. A person accidentally blurts out a secret, and then says, 'Oops, I just spilled the beans!' This is an example of...

Question 5 5. The analogy of spoiled milk in a cake best describes which of the following?

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Question 6 6. How long should most paragraphs be?

Question 7 7. To synthesize means:

Question 8 8. Which statement best describes the role of bias in primary sources?

Question 9 9. Which of these media would most likely be the most open to literal interpretation?

Question 10 10. 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?

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Question 11 11. On what aspect should your choice of organizational patterns be based?

Question 12 12. What is the institute that hosts the website?

Question 13 13. What term identifies the use of words in figures of speech to convey meanings different from their usual definitions?

Question 14 14. Why is it important to understand the context in which a pun is said?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a step in analyzing an individual text?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a primary source?

Question 17 17. Your friend is really eager for lunch and says, 'I'm so hungry I could eat an elephant.' This is an example of...

Question 18 18. Why are second level headings sometimes referred to as 'talking headers'?

Question 19 19. What is a danger of too many secondary sources?

Question 20 20. The phrase 'to pull one's leg' represents what sort of phenomenon in English?

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Question 21 21. Why should you include a conclusion in your technical document?

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. Literal language refers to the use of words solely by their…

Question 24 24. Why is the context so important in understanding an example of an idiom, hyperbole, verbal irony, or a pun?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a step in synthesizing two texts?

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Question 26 26. How many topics should each individual paragraph cover

Question 27 27. Which of the following offers a visual portrait of data and its relationships and includes varieties like bar, line, and pie?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is a graphic element often found in texts?

Question 29 29. What type of documents uses first level headings?

Question 30 30. What information should be included in the introduction to a technical document?

Reading Informational Texts: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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