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Types of Essays Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. _____ can be helpful in an evaluative essay when you are presenting a controversial viewpoint:

Question 2 2. Janet's narrative leads up to the most important moment of her story, when she first saw the face of her newborn child. This type of moment in a narrative is known as the _____.

Question 3 3. Which two aspects are important when organizing a compare and contrast essay?

Question 4 4. _____ can be an effective way to describe a descriptive essay with an object for the subject.

Question 5 5. When choosing a topic for a persuasive essay, you should:

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Question 6 6. In Jim's narrative essay about his family, certain parts are written in extreme detail, while others are written in more general terms. These differences illustrate the concept of _____ in a narrative.

Question 7 7. The main goal of a descriptive essay is to:

Question 8 8. An informative essay does NOT do which of the following:

Question 9 9. The thesis of the essay should:

Question 10 10. Three ways to organize a descriptive essay include:

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Question 11 11. What is the most basic type of informative essay?

Question 12 12. _____ is important in the introduction of an evaluative essay because it defines the focus of your critique.

Question 13 13. One tool to make your evidence more effective is:

Question 14 14. _____ are important to provide your reader with concrete descriptive terms.

Question 15 15. The main purpose of a persuasive essay is:

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Question 16 16. The goals of a persuasive essay would include:

Question 17 17. When writing a persuasive essay, you should avoid:

Question 18 18. Why would it be correct to assert that narrative essays can be thought of as slightly persuasive?

Question 19 19. When writing an informative essay, what are the most important parts of the introduction?

Question 20 20. Most simply put, a narrative essay functions to _____.

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Question 21 21. The portion of the evaluative essay where you establish the purpose of what you're evaluating is called:

Question 22 22. A tool that makes your descriptive essay more interesting by comparing two items using 'like' or 'as' is called:

Question 23 23. Which of these characteristics has the MOST impact on the effectiveness of a narrative essay over all the others?

Question 24 24. What type of informative essay, in its most basic form, looks at cause and effect?

Question 25 25. The three key elements of the evaluative essay are:

Types of Essays 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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