Language Unit 4 Quiz 3

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Not all paragraphs use topic sentences.
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T
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A topic sentence is always placed at the beginning of the paragraph.
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F
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The purpose of the concluding sentence in a paragraph is only to catch the reader’s eye.
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F
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Paragraphs have three classifications: exemplary, natural, and denotative.
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F
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Unity cannot be maintained in a paragraph unless the sentences stick to the subject of the topic sentence.
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T
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The best way to organize a travel folder for a trip schedule would be to use spatial order rather than chronological order.
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F
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The best method to use in a paragraph if the writer wants to convince the reader before he reaches the topic sentence is to use particular to general order.
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T
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There are two ways to organize a comparison/contrast paragraph.
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T
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Deductive and inductive methods deal with spatial order.
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F
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Continuity of thought occurs when a writer thinks in sentences as he writes.
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F
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Pronouns are good transitions because every pronoun has its own antecedent (the thing it refers to) in the paragraph.
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T
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One of the dangers of using too many pronouns is that it may cause ambiguity or result in unclear meanings in sentences.
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T
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Words that are used as bridges between sentences in paragraphs are called marginals.
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F
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Bridges or transition words help sentences to flow and create coherence.
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T
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The three parts of a composition are the _____ , body, and conclusion.
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introduction
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The purpose of a thesis statement is to _____.
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state what the writer intends to prove
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The inverted triangle method works from _____.
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general statements to the particular thesis
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A good introductory paragraph _____.
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introduces the subject and gets to the point of the essay
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Select the statements that explain the use of reasons, examples, and incidents in the organization of paragraphs within the composition.
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Reasons tell why something is so. Examples prove your point with actual facts. Incidents give proof with actual circumstances.
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The purpose(s) of transition words that begin new paragraphs is/are _____.
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coherence to tie one paragraph to another
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The concluding paragraph in a composition restates the _____ and summarizes what has been said.
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thesis
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To avoid a dull or boring concluding paragraph _____.
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don’t just repeat the thesis don’t give a repetition of facts word for word have an imaginative conclusion
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Explain why an expository paragraph can be called a miniature composition.
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They are organized the same way.
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What kind of sentence error is demonstrated below? Although he rarely ever goes.
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fragment
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What kind of sentence error is demonstrated below? When the stone hit the window.
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fragment
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What kind of sentence error is demonstrated below? Fishing in the mountain stream, and camping in rough terrain.
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fragment
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What kind of sentence error is demonstrated below? Meals are an important aspect of life, I believe a person should be able to cook well.
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comma-splice
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What kind of sentence error is demonstrated below? This is one of the most exciting races I’ve ever seen, I think I even missed my appointment.
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fragment
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What kind of sentence error is demonstrated below? There is still a lot to discover, if someone has the adventuresome spirit to wander, he may find the world is still very unexplored.
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comma-splice

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