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Student ID: 22283781 Exam: 250394RR - Critical Thinking, Reading and Writing Skills When you have completed your exam and reviewed your answers,...

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Student ID: 22283781 Exam: 250394RR - Critical Thinking, Reading and Writing Skills When you have completed your exam and reviewed your answers, click Submit Exam . Answers will not be recorded until you hit Submit Exam . If you need to exit before completing the exam, click Cancel Exam . Questions 1 to 20: Select the best answer to each question. Note that a question and its answers may be split across a page break, so be sure that you have seen the entire question and all the answers before choosing an answer. 1. Essays, research papers, case studies, and diagnostic evaluations are all examples of different A. disciplines. B. genres. C. critiques. D. drafts. 2. While you're reading an essay or assignment, you can determine the relative importance of the ideas expressed in the material by A. take a break if the material doesn't interest you. B. pausing to read materials you think might be related. C. highlighting key points. D. research the author's background. 3. One way to demonstrate academic integrity is to A. collaborate with a classmate on a project. B. use language similar to an original source. C. give credit to sources you used in your writing. D. ask for help from an instructor. 4. When analyzing an author's ideas, one way to proceed is by making reasonable guesses, or _______, based on what the author states directly or implies indirectly. A. assessments B. assumptions C. annotations D. inferences 5. When the independent clauses of a run-on sentence are closely connected in meaning, the sentence can be corrected by joining the two clauses with a A. semicolon. B. preposition. C. adjective. D. comma.
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6. Which of the following sentences demonstrates the correct use of subject-verb agreement when an indefinite pronoun is the subject? A. Neither of us have checked our voicemail messages. B. Everybody was shouting at the meeting. C. Each of the boys were looking for the library. D. Nobody were listening to the speaker. 7. When the subject of a sentence is a collective noun, a/an _______ verb form must be used. A. singular B. plural C. infinitive D. gerund 8. What is the difference between abstract nouns and concrete nouns? A. Concrete nouns can be identified by the senses, but abstract nouns can't. B. There is no difference. C. Abstract nouns are specific, but concrete nouns aren't. D. Abstract nouns describe something, but concrete nouns don't. 9. Personification, symbolism, similes, and metaphors are all examples of _______ language. A. factual B. figurative C. literal D. evidence-based 10. What is doublespeak? A. Language used to sugar-coat an unpleasant reality B. Comparing two items using like or as C. Using one thing to represent something else D. The set of addition meanings or associations that a word has taken on 11. Which of the following is an example of an infinitive phrase? A. having been running B. running C. to run D. which had been running 12. Unless directed otherwise by an instructor, the best approach to writing a response paper is to A. critique the author's writing style. B. prepare by reading related essays. C. begin by reading responses other people have written. D. focus on a key idea or a question raised by the essay to which you're responding.
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