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Quiz for Chapter Five

Student Self-Grading Multiple Choice

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1. According to the textbook, the traditional and most common way to create interest is called __________.

a) the logical approach
b) the traditional approach
c) the common approach
d) the dramatic approach

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2. A traditional introduction is often referred to as __________.

a) the dramatic approach
b) the pyramid
c) the inverted pyramid
d) none of the above

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3. Advertisers and marketing specialists often use __________.

a)  the inverted pyramid
b) the logical approach
c) the dramatic approach
d) none of the above

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4. A writer should announce his or her topic and main point in the __________.

a) conclusion
b) thesis
c) first sentence
d) first body paragraph

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5. Effective thesis statements should be __________.

a) interesting
b) dpecific
c) manageable
d) all the above

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6.  Climax order begins with __________.

a) the weakest point
b) the strongest point
c) the neutral point
d) none of the above

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7. Inverted climax order begins with __________.

a) the weakest point
b) the strongest point
c) the neutral point
d) none of the above

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8. The following are types of conclusions:

a) circular
b) spiral
c) square
d) both a and b

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9. The following point or points are included in the general guidelines for an outline:

a) deciding on a topic
b) dividing main ideas
c) ensuring there is one main idea per paragraph
d) All the above

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10. Which of the following is true of conclusions?

a) They restate the thesis word for word.
b) They mention new points.
c) They often work from the specific to the general.
d) none of the above

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Short Answer Questions

1. Almost every text begins with an ___________.

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2. The logical approach is also called the ___________ structure.

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3. The ___________ approach is often favoured by advertisers and marketing specialists.

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4. A writer introduces his or her main points in a ___________.

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5. In a thesis statement, a writer has the opportunity to establish his or her ___________.

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6. Two specific types of thesis statements covered in the textbook are ___________ and ___________.

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7. Effective thesis statements should be ___________, ___________ and ___________.

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8. Two kinds of conclusions include __________ and __________.

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9. A conclusion should be ___________, but not ___________ or ___________.

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10. A conclusion should restate the thesis, but not ___________.

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