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The Active Reader, Third Edition: Chapter 8

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) Summarize and document
b) Summarize and explain
c) Document and evaluate
d) Explain and evaluate

Question 2:


a) It is the same as a summary.
b) It considers whether an author achieves his/her objectives.
c) It relies on critical thinking.
d) Both B and C

Question 3:


a) Generalization, summary, thesis, analysis
b) Thesis, generalization, analysis, summary
c) Summary, generalization, thesis, analysis
d) Thesis, analysis, generalization, summary

Question 4:


a) True
b) False

Question 5:


a) An argument that appeals to the reader’s sense of fairness
b) An argument that appeals to the reader’s knowledge of a subject
c) An argument that uses ethics or morality to help convince the reader
d) None of the above

Question 6:


a) Plot
b) Setting
c) Character
d) All of the above

Question 7:


a) True
b) False