Question # 00459831
Subject: Business / General Business
1- the four purpose for writing are to express, to inform, to entertain, and:
A. To explain
B. To summarize
C. To persuade
D. To compare
2- the type and amount of information given, the tone and level of formality, and the amount of proofreading and revision done in an essay relates directly to the author's:
A. Topic and subject
B. Purpose and audience
C. Language and style
D. Past experience with writing
3- Are the preliminary steps that you take before you write your first draft.
A. Thinking, planning, and outlining
B. Prewriting, focusing, and organizing
C. Proofreading, drafting and editing
D. None of the above
4. When beginning the introduction of the paper, you can get the audience's attention by:
A. Relating an anecdote or making a provocative statement .
B. Questioning an assumption or using a quotation.
C. Relating compelling statistics.
D. All of the above.
5. Commenting on the essay's implication, reinforcing the thesis, and using an authoritative quotation are ways to————– an essay.
6. Is/are text markers words and phrases that guide the reader through the text, without them, the reader would face a string of unconnected sentences and be forced to make connection among them without the writer's help.
B. A thesis
7. Is/are the use of the same constructions for similar ideas.
B. Concrete ideas
C. Unified expressions
8. An essay that is. Will follow the direction implied by its thesis statement and use effective transitions.
C. In need of revision
D. None of the above
9. Appeals to the senses: sight, hearing, taste, smell, and touch.
A. Abstract language
B. Concrete language
10. In a Sentence the main idea comes last, preceded by its modifiers; this type of sentence should be used from time for variety.
11. Is what words mean; Is what words suggest.
A. Denotation, connotation
B. Connotation, denotation
C. An idiom, sexism
D. Definition, aura
12. In process analysis, especially when writing about a mechanical or technical process, the writer needs to be careful about or avoid using. , which is specialized language that only members of a particular group are likely to understand.
13. Pitfalls in writing the causal analysis include all of the following except:
A. Not focusing on the most important or primary causes or effects.
B. Not classifying information into categories that are specific enough.
C. Mistaking correlation for causation.
D. Not being aware of unintended consequences.
14- in comparison/contrast essays, whether the writer used the point-by point method or the subject by subject method of organization, he or she should try to use ,Organization, that is the writer should work up to the most important point of the comparison.
15. An argument is a communication in which the writer takes a stand on an issues, in addition, the writer:
A. Indicates that he or she is aware that other side has value as well
B. Calls names and makes imprecations about the other side.
C. Indicates that the issue is cut-and dried, with no valid opposition
D. Noe of the above
16. In argumentation, the writer may appeal to:
A. Logic or fairness
B. Values or emotions
C. Both a and b
D. Neither a nor b
17. The following is an example of which logical fallacy?
Jenkins failed in his first attempt to fix our computer network. Computer programmers usually don't know what they are doing.
A. Attack the person
B. Make a hasty generalization
C. Create a false analogy
D. Use a non sequitur
18. In choosing a topic for an argumentative paper, the textbook recommends avoiding all of the following except:
A. Topics that have more than one side to them
B. Open and shut cases
C. Narrow, personal topics
D. Topics that can't be proved
19. Indicates that you have removed words from the sentence.
C. An ellipsis
D. Block quotations
20. Provide data, analysis, opinions, and ideas from experts other than yourself.
A. Primary sources
B. Secondary sources
21. Alta Vista, Google, and hotbot are example of:
A. Popular search engines
C. Expert newsgroups
22. Paraphrasing or summarizing material and forgetting to tell readers the source of that material is:
D. All of the above
23. In APA format any source used in the essay must appear in the references section, entries in the reference section:
A. Do not have to appear in the essay.
B. Must appear in the essay
C. May or may not appear in the essay they may have been looked at by the writer but not used in the essay.
D. None of the above.
24. Which of the following is written correctly in APA format?
A. Johnson(1999) writes that "the 1998 influx of tourists strained central Florida's highways to the breaking point"(p.22).
B. Johnson writes that "the 1998 influx of tourists strained central Florida's highways to the breaking point"(p. 22).
C. Johnson writes that "the 1998 influx of tourists strained central Florida's highways to the breaking point"(1999,p.22).
D. Johnson writes that "the 1998 influx of tourists strained central Florida's highways to the breaking point"(Johnson, p.22).
25. Which of the following is not true about APA format?
A. The first line of an entry starts at the left margin. Succeeding ("wrapped") lines are indented five spaces, or one-half inch.
B. Titles of books, as well as titles of periodicals, are italicized.
C. The author's name appear as follows: last name, first name, middle initial. If three is more than one author, then separate every additional author's name following the first name, with an ampersand(&).
D. The only letters that are captilazied In titles are the first letter of the first word, the first letter of the first word after a colon( if any), the first letter of a proper noun, and acronyms( such as IBM).