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The Writing Process: Revision and Skill Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Once the clock has started on a timed essay, the first step should be:

Question 2 2. Which of the following sentences has been proofread to be completely free of grammar mistakes, spelling errors, and typos?

Question 3 3. The last step in the editing process is known as _____, which involves carefully reading over a document for the purpose of finding any errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting that need to be corrected.

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a suggested proofreading strategy?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT an example of a heterograph?

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Question 6 6. Why is it important to proofread your essay?

Question 7 7. Why is it a good idea to think about how essays are structured?

Question 8 8. Maggie has written an essay that is going to be published in a peer-reviewed journal. She struggles with proofreading her own material because her mind tends to wander when she reads her essays aloud to herself. What is another type of proofreading strategy that Maggie could use?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT included in the general rules of self-editing?

Question 10 10. As you review your practice essay in order to evaluate it, you should _____

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Question 11 11. Why should you learn how to evaluate your own essays?

Question 12 12. Fundamental essay building blocks include _____.

Question 13 13. Why is editing a crucial stage in writing a great essay?

Question 14 14. The best way to deal with panic when aiming to write a great, timed essay is to:

Question 15 15. It's a good idea to understand your weaknesses when it comes to writing because _____

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Question 16 16. Editing for content _____, while editing for mechanics _____.

Question 17 17. How should the introductory and concluding paragraphs be handled when writing a quick, great essay?

Question 18 18. Before writing the essay, an 'organized roadmap' or gross plan is essential. Which step leads to this plan?

The Writing Process: Revision and Skill Development 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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