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The Writing Process & Types of Writings Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which is not a purpose of paragraphs?

Question 2 2. What is it called when the first line of a paragraph is moved over further from the margin?

Question 3 3. What is the purpose of closing sentences in paragraphs?

Question 4 4. In what part of a friendly letter would you include the date and your address?

Question 5 5. What does the body of a letter often end with?

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Question 6 6. Yours Truly, Best Regards and Warmly are examples of what part of a friendly letter?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is an appropriate closing phrase for a business letter?

Question 8 8. The opening section of a business letter contains the _____, _____, and _____.

Question 9 9. You are about to draft a business letter to a client named Theresa Hunt who was referred to you by a friend. You are not sure if she is married or not. Which of the following is the proper way to write the salutation?

Question 10 10. Which two aspects are important when organizing a compare and contrast essay?

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Question 11 11. Which one of the following statements is true about compare and contrast definition-focused essays?

Question 12 12. What role does the author's opinion play in an informative essay?

Question 13 13. A well-written paragraph contains all of the following EXCEPT

Question 14 14. The phrase 'I said' is _____

Question 15 15. When using an exclamation point or a question mark in dialogue, where does the punctuation belong?

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Question 16 16. What is the correct rule for writing numbers in formal style?

Question 17 17. What is a contraction?

Question 18 18. What is the most important thing in writing in a formal style?

Question 19 19. Who wrote Barack Obama's memoir?

Question 20 20. What does nonfiction contain?

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Question 21 21. What point of view is an autobiography usually told in?

Question 22 22. What is the protagonist?

Question 23 23. What is plagiarism?

Question 24 24. What is the basis of all short stories?

Question 25 25. Which of the following should you NOT focus on during the revising stage?

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Question 26 26. What is the goal of the prewriting stage?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is the correct order for the writing process?

Question 28 28. Which statement best defines a plot?

Question 29 29. What do stage directions do for the script?

Question 30 30. What are the three main parts of a script?

The Writing Process & Types of Writings 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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