Strategies for Effective Writing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The writer needs to know if his purpose is to:

Question 2 2. When writing for a target audience, the writer should keep this in mind:

Question 3 3. If you are writing about the reasons the Revolutionary War occurred, what organizational pattern should you use?

Question 4 4. What is the best example of focused language that you would write to connect with an audience?

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. If you research the age, race, income, and lifestyle factors of your potential audience, what are you attempting to do?

Question 7 7. Point of view refers to:

Question 8 8. In the sentence--'A fundamental problem in recording continuous and rapidly varying physiological signals is the large volume of data that must be collected'-- the audience would most likely be:

Question 9 9. A target audience is the reader the writer is:

Question 10 10. First person point of view narration can reference the subject with which of the following pronouns?

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Question 11 11. Why is it important to know your reader's position with respect to yourself?

Question 12 12. Juliet says, 'A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.' She's comparing Romeo's last name, Montague, to a rose because no matter what you call him, Romeo is still going to be a sweet guy. Juliet is using which term to explain her idea?

Question 13 13. What is the limited omniscient third person point of view?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a way to connect with your audience through writing?

Question 15 15. Third person narration can contain which of the following pronouns?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following terms refers to the attitude of a speaker?

Question 17 17. When writing for children, the writer should:

Question 18 18. If you are writing an article explaining the similarities and differences between Microsoft and Apple, which pattern of organization should you use?

Question 19 19. In writing, the level and type of knowledge your audience already has determines:

Question 20 20. Sharing a characteristic or feature with the reader is referred to as _____

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Question 21 21. People write for many reasons. Some want to inform, others want to persuade while others aim to teach or train their audience. If you are concerned about what your readers think about you based on your writing, what does this represent?

Question 22 22. Which of the following sentences is an example of first person point of view?

Question 23 23. Writing for the wrong audience could:

Question 24 24. In writing, the audience can be

Question 25 25. Which is most likely to be written in chronological order?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following sentences is an example of second person point of view?

Question 27 27. Audience in writing is:

Question 28 28. What should you consider to ensure that you're writing effectively for your audience?

Question 29 29. When you think about what level of knowledge your reader has about your topic, you should consider which of the following criteria?

Question 30 30. When an author devotes different chapters to different characters, in order to allow the reader differing views of the same story, this is called...

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