Question 1 of 205.0 Points
In a paragraph, each sentence should
A. contain at least a few grammatical errors.
B. never engage the readers’ emotions.
C. always use transitional expressions.
D. be directly related to the topic sentence.
Question 2 of 205.0 Points
According to your online text, the most important key to writing a good first draft is
A. thinking out loud.
B. engaging your readers’ intellect.
C. thinking out of the box.
D. engaging your readers’ emotions.
Question 3 of 205.0 Points
Most writers prewrite, write, and
A. plan the paper.
C. write the first draft.
D. jot down ideas.
Question 4 of 205.0 Points
A private place where you record your experiences and your inner life is a
D. word spree.
Question 5 of 205.0 Points
Regarding learning style, _______ learners are happy to work with others.
Question 6 of 205.0 Points
Two or more words that mean nearly the same thing are
Question 7 of 205.0 Points
When you write in second person, you’re acting the part of a/an
Question 8 of 205.0 Points
Early in the prewriting phase, writers should give some serious thought to all of the following except their
Question 9 of 205.0 Points
Rethinking and rewriting your first draft and then making whatever changes, additions, or corrections are necessary to improve the paragraph is called
Question 10 of 205.0 Points
An authoritative tone of voice allows you to speak to your audience, while a/an _______ tone of voice allows you to speak with your audience.
Question 11 of 205.0 Points
Which kind of learner prefers to learn through listening to lectures, music, or the sounds of nature?
Question 12 of 205.0 Points
The object of a preposition _______ the subject of a sentence.
A. is always
B. is rarely
C. is sometimes
D. cannot be
Question 13 of 205.0 Points
A paragraph _______ when the sentences are arranged in a clear, logical order and when the sentences are related like links in a chain.
C. is arranged
D. is freely written
Question 14 of 205.0 Points
The essence of freewriting is
A. benefiting from peer feedback.
D. free association.
Question 15 of 205.0 Points
After the topic sentence, the rest of the paragraph is called the
A. main idea.
C. dropped idea.
Question 16 of 205.0 Points
In the writing process, after you’ve narrowed down your topic, you can use the _______ technique to view a topic from different perspectives.
Question 17 of 205.0 Points
Ordering sentences in a paragraph through time is putting them in
A. space order.
B. order of importance.
C. time or chronological order.
D. recognizable order.
Question 18 of 205.0 Points
A topic sentence must be
A. topical. (This is incorrect)
B. some kind of idea.
C. a complete sentence.
D. the first or last sentence of a paragraph.
Question 19 of 205.0 Points
A topic sentence should have two parts—a topic and a
A. controlling idea.
C. main thought.
Question 20 of 205.0 Points
_______ is a part of the revision process that focuses on grammar and spelling.