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Writing Skills Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following list of words are transitional words?

Question 2 2. Words and phrases that help carry a thought from one idea to the next are referred to as _____.

Question 3 3.

Please select what type of faulty comparison error, if any, is in the sentence that follows:

Doing what you love will make you happier.

Question 4 4. Amelia is writing an essay on the pros and cons of pet ownership and has just finished the first two steps of brainstorming. Which of the products below demonstrate the best brainstorming method regarding the pros and cons of owning a pet?

Question 5 5. The most critical element of an essay is its _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is the greatest value of using an alphanumeric outline?

Question 7 7. When you only have fifteen minutes, how would you go about brainstorming ideas for a position paper on a controversial topic?

Question 8 8. How can the use of a quotation in the conclusion be helpful?

Question 9 9. Which of the following best describes the 100 rule?

Question 10 10. How would you prepare to write a synthesis paper about 'The Effect of Texting on Student Language Skills'?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following transitional words can be used to indicate a contrasting idea?

Question 12 12. What type of information or support would be included within a logical appeal?

Question 13 13. What is the greatest benefit of using an outline to draft an essay?

Question 14 14. Effective body paragraphs within an essay...

Question 15 15. What is the significance of using emotion in the conclusion?

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Question 16 16. Which one of the following might indicate that there's a potential problem with a thesis?

Question 17 17.

Please select what type of faulty comparison error, if any, is in the sentence that follows:

Desiree likes chocolate milkshakes more than her brother Desmond.

Question 18 18. Should a thesis always be revised?

Question 19 19. What is an anecdote?

Question 20 20. How can writers prepare readers for new ideas?

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Question 21 21. When brainstorming ideas for your paper, _____.

Question 22 22. How is the thesis statement used in the conclusion?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT an element of good diction?

Question 24 24. Which of the following sentences has the BEST diction for achieving a light tone?

Question 25 25. If you were trying to develop an ethical appeal to further engage readers, which of the following strategies would be the most successful?

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Question 26 26. When thinking of a way to ensure the body paragraphs of your essay flow together, _____.

Question 27 27. Which of the following sentences has the best diction for achieving a serious tone? Select one.

Question 28 28. Which of the phrases below includes the use of a modifier?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is a benefit of group brainstorming?

Question 30 30.

Please select what type of faulty comparison error, if any, is in the sentence that follows:

Between gelato and ice cream, gelato is sweetest and therefore best.

Writing Skills Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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