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Unformatted text preview: English 1133 — Quiz (Value: 15%) Please answer the questions on the scantron card. Part I l.FThe only purpose of the essay Introduction is to grab the reader’s attention. 2.FAn Echo Transition is used to add strength to the essay’s Examples. 3.17 A Concession is usually needed in the essay Conclusion. FThe essay’s Thesis Sentence clearly states what the essay will be about. 5.1: In the Body of the essay, each Topic Sentence is always supported by three examples. 6. FThe Application is one compelling piece of evidence not yet introduced in the essay. 7J7 One of the dangers of Dualistic Thinking is being “wishy—washy.” 8f The Clincher is a component in the essay Introduction. 9.TThe Clincher is a component in the essay Conclusion. lOFThe most important role played by the General Opening is to grab the reader’s attention. IlFLinear Transitions are used only in an essay introduction because they lead the reader along a straight path through the essay’s Organizational Statement. IEFTranscendent thinkers look closely at both sides of an issue and search for a workable “middle ground” between them. l3FIn general, acknowledging an alternative point of view in an essay is a poor strategy because doing so will detract from the strength of your own views. ltFWhen a writer offers a direct “illustration” to support an idea, he or she literally draws a picture on the writing paper for the reader. 15F The most effective writers concentrate on getting their ideas across and do not concern themselves with the unpredictable views of the audience. IfiTl'he Audience is the most important consideration a writer should have during the communication process. l7FAn effective Thesis Sentence will demonstrate dualistic thinking. lgFAn appeal to logic and reason is a last resort when trying to persuade an audience. l9FTranscendent Thinkers operate “inside of the box” and strive to find logical ways to bring together disagreeing factions. 20F There are no risks associated with Transcendent Thinking. 21FAi°ter the essay’s thesis is stated in the introduction, it does not need to be mentioned again until the essay Conclusion. ZZTCombination Thinkers frequently mediate opposing factions. 23FA Concession is always required in each paragraph of an essay body. 24FThe three approaches an essay will pursue to prove the thesis sentence are mentioned for the first time in the Body of the essay. 25 FA paragraph in the Body of the essay should end only after many examples are provided. Part II The following 15 questions require you to read the essays It Takes a Whole Village to Raise a Child (pages 105-105 of your text) and Spices for Indian Cuisine (pages 110- 111 of your text). EACH QUESTION WILL REFER TO A SPECIFIC PARAGRAPH IN THIS ESSAY. Your answers are still “True or False.” From It Takes a Whole Village to Raise a Child 26 FParagraph 1 (the introduction) contains a clear organizational statement. 27the entire essay includes exactly 3 narrative stories to help support the thesis. 23Fln paragraph 1, the sentence “First the memories hit me: How much fun it had been to play with new toys when my children were little,” is the essay thesis. 29PThe Final Paragraph does not have a “positive reiteration of essay thesis” BOFThe final sentence in paragraph 2 reinforces the essay thesis. 3 lTThe essay’s “General Opening" is intended to build the reader’s interest. 3mm final paragraph ends with a clear statement of the Application. From Spices for Indian Cuisine 33FFhe final paragraph contains a Concession/Refiltation 34FParag1aph 3 begins with a dovetail transition. ssme final sentence in paragraph 2 reinforces the essay thesis. 361’ The essay’s thesis statement is clearly stated in the essay’s conclusion. 37FThe essay’s conclusion contains a Clincher. 38FParagraph 4 contains an appeal to credibility. 39fParagraph 2 contains an emotional appeal. 40fihe essay’s thesis is reinforced at the end of ever}r body paragraph. Part III The following sample paragraphs contain all of the elements you would expect to find in well-constructed paragraphs. However, the sentences are not presented in a linear order. Your task is to answer the multiple-choice questions at the end of each paragraph. Paragraph A Sentence 1 This can be illustrated through a close examination. of the home field attendance levels 5 over the last fifty years, the number of Americans who have watched the games on television over the same time period, and the dollar amounts American businesses are willing to pay for a mere 30-second commercial during the games. Sentence 2 Of course, there is no denying that the Super Bowl, the National Football League’s yearly 3 championship, is an extraordhiarily successful spectacle. However, the Super Bowl is just one game and cannot consistently match the intensity of baseball’s Best-of—Seven championship format. Sentence 3 When the leaves begin to turn from lush green to burnt orange, sports fans across North 1 America know that the changing of the season means more than just the imminent arrival of long winter nights. Sentence 4 In an age of bloodshed and random violence around the world, the fact that Americans 4 continue to embrace a non—violent game played on a simple grass field offers hope for this and the next generation. Sentence 5 Ever since Abner Doubleday codified the Rules of Baseball and professionals began to play for championship glory each autumn, Americans have embraced the World Series L the so-called Fall Classic -- more fully than any other championship. Questions 41. Sentence 4 is: a. Thesis b. General Opening © Relevance of the Thesis 42. Sentence 1 is: a. Clincher (13 Overview c. Topic Sentence 43. Sentence 2 is: a. Linear Transition ® ConcessionfRefutation c. Echo or “Dovetail” transition 44. Sentence 3 is: @ General Opening b. Application c. Relevance of Thesis 45. Sentence Sis: a. Dovetail Transition ® Thesis c. Positive Reiteration of Thesis Paragraph B Sentence 1 Ultimately, one should not wear a seatbelt solely for self-preservation, for seatbelts also preserve the precious young lives that will be society’s next generation. Sentence 2 The evidence is crystal clear: seatbelts save lives Sentence 3 But even more convincing than the statistics gathered by these organizations is one powerful truth: in 2003, just over 75,000 Canadian children under the age of seven survived automobile accidents in which at least one person died, and in every case the children were wearing seatbelts. Sentence 4 A close examination of accident—survival statistics gathered by Statistics Canada, the Canadian Automobile Association, and General Motors of Canada reveal this to be unquestionably true. Questions 46. Reassernbling the sentences in their correct order will form a: Conclusion b. Introduction 0. Body paragraph 47. Sentence 3 is: a. Relevance of the Thesis b. ConcessionfRefutation © Clincher 48. Sentence 2 is: @Positive Reiteration of Thesis B. Appeal to Credibility 0. Dovetail Transition 49. Sentence 1 is: a. Clincher ® Application c. Linear Transition 50. Sentence 4 is: 3.. Overview @ Smnmary 0. Appeal to Credibility ...
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