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1. According to Annie 's article "The New Marshmallow Test:

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1. According to Annie Murphy Paul's article "The New Marshmallow Test: Students Can't Resist
Multitasking," how many minutes did students focus on homework before their attention began to drift?
A. 2
B. 15
C. 5
D. 65
2. Personification, symbolism, similes, and metaphors are all examples of _______ language.
A. factual
B. figurative
C. evidence-based
D. literal
3. Which of the following is one of the eight standard parts of speech?
A. Subject
B. Modifier
C. Article
D. Preposition
4. In his essay, "American Jerk," what is Todd Schwartz's theory about the lack of civility in American
A. Sunlight makes people think they're the center of the universe.
B. America has reached the peak of civilization and is now on the decline.
C. Political correctness has a strong influence.
D. People are clueless, distracted, and self-absorbed.
5. Essays, research papers, case studies, and diagnostic evaluations are all examples of different
A. critiques.
B. genres.
C. drafts.
D. disciplines.
6. The main point of an article or essay is often referred to as a
A. topic sentence.
B. thesis statement.
C. summation.
D. annotation.
7. Which of the following would be considered a key element of an article or essay?
A. Historical context
B. Complex metaphors
C. The title and subtitle
D. Source citations
8. Which of the following statements about reading is true?
A. You have to sort through material and evaluate what you need to know.
B. You should always read all types of material the same way.
C. Print sources can be trusted.
D. You should always read a text only once to learn by reading.
9. Word choices, sentence patterns, and other stylistic elements convey how an author feels about the topic
about which he or she is writing, an element of writing commonly referred to as
A. tone.
B. voice.
C. euphemism.
D. intention.
10. Because he's a diligent student who sincerely ***** ***** improve his critical reading skills, Alphonse
records his summaries, responses, and questions about the various materials he's assigned to read in a/an
A. study guide.
B. response journal.
C. summary folder.
D. annotation notebook.
11. When analyzing an author's ideas, one way to proceed is by making reasonable guesses, or _______,
based on what the author states directly or implies indirectly.
A. assumptions
B. inferences
C. assessments
D. annotations
12. The term _______ refers to a construction in which two or more independent causes are joined by a
comma but lack a coordinating conjunction.
A. comma splice
B. sentence fragment
C. complementary sentence
D. prepositional clause
13. In his essay, "Superhero or Supervillain?" Will Oremus mentions research that shows people act
morally when
A. they think they're being watched.
B. it's against the law to behave otherwise.
C. they're raised to observe good manners.
D. it's immoral to behave otherwise.
14. In analyzing a piece of writing, take care to notice whether the author includes _______, ideas or
principles expressed as fact without providing evidence to support it
A. denotations
B. assumptions
C. quotations
D. omissions
15. A word group that begins with a subordinating word, relative pronoun, or transitional word or phrase,
but does not include an independent clause, is considered a
A. run-on sentence.
B. sentence fragment.
C. misplaced modifier.
D. mixed construction.
16. When the independent clauses of a run-on sentence are closely connected in meaning, the sentence can
be corrected by joining the two clauses with a
A. adjective.
B. semicolon.
C. preposition.
D. comma.
17. Choose the sentence in which the italicized pronoun agrees in number with its italicized antecedent or
A. The waiter refilled their glasses as they emptied it.
B. Maureen called the children for her meal.
C. Mary and Jill won't eat her vegetables.
D. The boys want their dessert now.
18. Which type of sentence includes an independent clause and one or more dependent clauses?
A. Simple
B. Complex
C. Appositive
D. Compound
End of exam
19. When two or more subjects are joined by and, a _______ verb form must be used in order to ensure
subject-verb agreement
A. plural
B. singular
C. infinitive
D. participial
20. A _______ is what you would write after you read an essay, analyze it, and write about some aspect of
A. summary response
B. response paper
C. critical analysis
D. classification essay
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Homework
Expert:  Jay replied 1 year ago.

Hello Nikki. My name is ***** ***** Homwork Expert. I have over seven years of teaching experience, and it would be my privilege to assist you. When do you expect to have these questions answered by?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Just as soon as you can please.
Expert:  Jay replied 1 year ago.

Would five hours be too long? It may be able to be completed before then.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No that would be great thank you
Expert:  Jay replied 1 year ago.

Great. I will work on it for an hour straight. Leave for about an hour and half, and then come back. I will give you an update when I am 50% completed.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you so much!!!!
Expert:  Jay replied 1 year ago.

I have completed 70%, and will finish it when I return.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Jay replied 1 year ago.

For 17, which words are italicized in each answer choice?

Expert:  Jay replied 1 year ago.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
italicized words:
Mary and Jill
Expert:  Jay replied 1 year ago.

Thanks. I figured it out. Mary and Jill were the only ones that did not match the proper form.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you!! I will keep you posted and rate!!! :)
Expert:  Jay replied 1 year ago.

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