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Making the Grade 1Ce: Chapter 4

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the 'Submit my answers' button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) What is the purpose of the lecture or text?
b) Who is the implied audience?
c) Do you agree with it?
d) How current is it?

Question 2:


a) a clear stand supported with evidence
b) a statement supported by evidence drawn on the five senses and using precise imagery
c) an examination of the relationship between the parts and the whole
d) a thesis derived from secondary sources and having a clear rhetorical purpose

Question 3:


a) stratigraphic records
b) domestic economic gains
c) ecosystems
d) any or all of the above

Question 4:


a) narrative
b) expository
c) analytical
d) argumentative

Question 5:


a) In this essay, I will discuss Michael Ondaatje?s masterful use of images.
b) Michael Ondaatje is the greatest Canadian writer.
c) Michael Ondaatje uses maps in The English Patient as both haunting recurring images and charts to help us find our way through the complex narrative structure of the novel.
d) Michael Ondaatje?s The English Patient makes good use of character, setting, and literary allusion.

Question 6:


a) education in the relevant area
b) experience teaching in the relevant area
c) established reputation with peers as an authority in the relevant area
d) professional accomplishment' in the relevant area

Question 7:


a) the expertise of the source, repeatability, and consistency
b) the expertise of the source, accountability, and consistency
c) repeatability and consistency only
d) none of the above

Question 8:


a) the publication date and reliability only
b) the publication date and relevance
c) reliability and relevance only
d) the publication date, reliability, and relevance

Question 9:


a) one very reliable primary source
b) three to five well-researched documents
c) There is no clearly defined number of documents.
d) three peer-reviewed articles and at least two recent books

Question 10:


a) irrelevant when assessing someone else?s argument
b) important in helping us to determine whether someone?s argument is sound or not
c) sometimes apt to bias our readiness to accept or reject an argument
d) often a good indicator of general trends in thinking about important social issues