Syntax in Writing: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following BEST describes syntax?

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1. Which of the following statements is true?

2. Which of the following is NOT a syntactical consideration?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of syntax in writing. Some topics you will be assessed on include the importance and different types of syntax.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Definition of syntax
  • What determines an author's syntax
  • Things to consider when choosing syntax

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about syntax from the related writing lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what determines syntax and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the definition of syntax
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about considerations related to syntax

Additional Learning

To learn more about writing, review the accompanying lesson called Syntax in Writing: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the meaning and use of syntax
  • Explore examples of syntax
  • Know the importance of syntax