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Standard Conventions of Essay Writing Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

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Question 1 1.

Which of the following options is the antecedent in the sentence below?

My uncle opened his first business ten years ago, and he now owns three stores.

Question 2 2. Suppose that you wanted to expand on an idea in your writing to further clarify the meaning for your readers. Which of following transition words or phrases would you NOT want to use?

Question 3 3.

Which verb would correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence?

There _____ a few problems with the new computer system.

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a singular indefinite pronoun?

Question 5 5.

Which verb would correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence?

Everyone _____ at the carnival.

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Question 6 6.

Which choice contains the correct pronoun or pronouns to fill in the blank in the following sentence?

Each pilot checked to be sure that _____ had all of the necessary equipment prior to takeoff.

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements best defines the main idea of an essay?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT an example of a heterograph?

Question 9 9.

The following are the last 3 statements of the introduction to an English 101 literary essay. Why should they be reorganized?

The main thesis of this paper concerns the play Romeo and Juliette and will be explained in the following thesis. This will best be explained by the many symbols that are used throughout Shakespeare's play. Shakespeare's works remain significant to this day and age.

Question 10 10.

Which verb would correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence?

Either my sister or my brother _____ my math textbook.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following sentences has been proofread to be completely free of grammar mistakes, spelling errors, and typos?

Question 12 12. Why is a thesis statement so important in writing?

Question 13 13.

Which choice contains a pronoun that could correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence?

The caller said that _____ had the wrong number.

Question 14 14.

Choose the past perfect tense form of the verb to finish that would correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence:

I _____ three loads of laundry by the time I had to leave.

Question 15 15. Which answer choice below BEST demonstrates a descriptive title?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements is an example of a thesis statement?

Question 17 17. What transition would you incorporate to indicate to readers they are nearing the end of a written piece?

Question 18 18. Why is it important to proofread your essay?

Question 19 19. Why is it a good idea to think about how essays are structured?

Question 20 20. Vincent is reading over the paper that he has written. He realizes that he went off on a bit of a tangent, and one of his main points does not line up with his thesis statement. This was discovered while Vincent was _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a suggested proofreading strategy?

Question 22 22. Assume that you wanted to indicate a shift in time in your writing. Which of the following words or phrases would you want to AVOID using?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. Sarah has just completed writing a paper. She is now spending time making sure that her subjects and verbs always agree, that she is using active voice instead of passive voice, and that she has good variety in her sentence structure. This is an example of which of the following?

Question 25 25.

Which tense is the verb have met in the following sentence?

I have met many interesting people in my classes.

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Question 26 26.

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.'

Question 27 27.

Identify which verb in the following sentences represents an erroneous shift in verb tense.

I started working when I was sixteen. My first job was at a car wash, where I worked at the cash register. Meeting my coworkers is the best part of the job. I made a lot of good friends at that job.

Question 28 28. Editing for content _____, while editing for mechanics _____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT included in the general rules of self-editing?

Question 30 30.

Which choice contains the past tense form of the verb to experience that would correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence?

I _____ a lot of great things on my trip abroad last summer.

Standard Conventions of Essay Writing Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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