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engl 4 rp test (1) - 1 The main purpose of an argumentative...

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1. The main purpose of an argumentative RP is to: a. compare b. persuade c. change the attitude of readers d. inform Score:0 / 1 Question 2 (1 point) What does it mean that a thesis is specific? a. That it is unambiguous b. That it is short. c. That it has to be wider than the topic d. That it is precise. Score:0 / 1 Question 3 (1 point) An analytical research paper: a. attempts to answer a research question b. presents the author's feelings about an issue c. begins with a claim d. provides an analysis of an issue Score:0 / 1 ( Question not answered. ) Question 4 (1 point) A thesis consists of one or two sentences which explain to the reader what the research paper will be about. a. True b. False Score:0 / 1 ( Question not answered. ) Question 5 (1 point) What requirements must a thesis meet to be successful? a. It has to be short. b. It has to start with the phrase "I claim that. .." c. It has to be manageable. d. It has to be clear and unambiguous. Score:1 / 1 Question 6 (1 point) Choose the best thesis for a research paper on the topic of unemployment in Croatia: a. Unemployment in Croatia must be eliminated! b. Unemployment in Croatia has many social and economic causes, but it can be successfully lowered by offering incentives and loans to entrepreneurs and owners of small businesses. c. Unemployment is the most important issue the Croatian government is faced with today. d. If the labor force was more flexible, there would be less unemployment in Croatia. Score:0 / 1 ( Question not answered. ) Question 7 (1 point) Which of the following sources would be highly biased? a. A .org website b. A speech by a politician in a pre-election race c. A paper analyzing results of an experiment d. A statistical sheet containing information gathered by an independent researcher Score:0 / 1 ( Question not answered. )
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Question 8 (1 point) Which of the following are primary sources? a. proceedings of a conference on The Risks of Passive Smoking b. a book entitled The Risks of Passive Smoking, published by Oxford University Press c. an article entitled “A Ban on Smoking in Restaurants Would Protect Everyone,” published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette d. results of a survey conducted by the National Research Council, entitled Environmental Tobacco Smoke: Measuring Exposures and Assessing Health Effects Score:1 / 1 Question 9 (1 point) A biased source should not be used in a research paper under any circumstances. a. True b. False Score:0 / 1 ( Question not answered. ) Question 10 (1 point) Primary sources are mostly collected through field research, while secondary sources are mostly collected in libraries or on the Internet. a. True
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