12g English Final Exam

60 Questions | Total Attempts: 102

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English Final Quizzes & Trivia

This is your final exam for 12th grade English. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What should you do when delivering a speech?
    • A. 

      Use facial expressions

    • B. 

      Say "um" and "uh"

    • C. 

      Slouch

    • D. 

      Talk fast

  • 2. 
    What is one technique you should not use when delivering your speech?
    • A. 

      Eye contact

    • B. 

      One tone; one speed

    • C. 

      Motion

    • D. 

      Pauses

  • 3. 
    The best way to deliver a speech is to memorize it...
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The three main parts of a speech are commonly referred to as:
    • A. 

      Begginning, Middle, End

    • B. 

      Introduction, Body, Conclusion

    • C. 

      Top, Middle, Bottom

    • D. 

      None of the these choices

  • 5. 
    The best method of delivering a speech is...
    • A. 

      Using visual aids

    • B. 

      Memorizing

    • C. 

      Using Notes

    • D. 

      Reading from complete text

  • 6. 
    How you position your body when you speak is important.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A _____________   ____________ is a complete sentence that contains one main idea.  This idea controls the content of the entire essay.
    • A. 

      Topic sentence

    • B. 

      Thesis statement

    • C. 

      Introductory paragraph

    • D. 

      Thesis topic

  • 8. 
    The thesis statement is asserting an opinion or idea, so it should not be a question.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The ___________________ _________________ is usually at the end of an introduction.
    • A. 

      Thesis statement

    • B. 

      Topic sentence

    • C. 

      Anecdote

    • D. 

      Attention getter

  • 10. 
    The thesis statement doesn't always state an opinion or attitude on a topic. It can just state the topic, itself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The thesis statement does not directly announce your main topic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which of the following are NOT required in an MLA outline:
    • A. 

      Outline pages are numbered with small roman numerals (i., ii., etc.).

    • B. 

      Outline is written in complete sentences.

    • C. 

      Outline begins with thesis and uses standard format.

    • D. 

      Outline only needs content. It does not need MLA citations.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following are NOT required in an MLA outline:
    • A. 

      Writer’s name and page number are typed ½” from top of each page.

    • B. 

      Double spaced.

    • C. 

      Set one inch margins at the top, bottom, and on both sides.

    • D. 

      Footnotes should be present at the bottom of every page.

  • 14. 
    What can you do to make your thesis statement more specific?
    • A. 

      Add sub-topics.

    • B. 

      Make it longer.

    • C. 

      Shorten the length of your paper.

    • D. 

      Announce your main topic

  • 15. 
    What's the first step of writing a successful research paper?
    • A. 

      Identify a topic

    • B. 

      Write a thesis statement

    • C. 

      Locate a quiet place to write your paper.

    • D. 

      Ask a friend for help.

  • 16. 
    A topic question can be what other writers have already considered, but answered with a new spin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is NOT a quality of a good topic question?
    • A. 

      A good topic question helps the writer focus.

    • B. 

      A good topic question leads directly to the thesis statement.

    • C. 

      A good topic question is the answer to your thesis.

    • D. 

      A good topic question guides research.

  • 18. 
    When considering Research Topic Questions, which of the following statements is TRUE?
    • A. 

      When forming a question, it does not matter if the necessary resources are available. It makes sense to research any topic imaginable because we have unlimited access to the internet.

    • B. 

      It does not matter how broad a topic question is.

    • C. 

      It does not matter how narrow a topic question is.

    • D. 

      A topic question can be broadened by relating it to broader issues.

  • 19. 
    A thesis statement can be thought of as a “Road Map for Your Essay"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is NOT a feature of a thesis statement?
    • A. 

      States the main idea of the essay in a complete sentence, not in a question

    • B. 

      Is usually at the end of an introduction

    • C. 

      States an opinion or attitude on a topic. It doesn’t just state the topic, itself.

    • D. 

      Directly announces your main topic.

  • 21. 
    Subtopics give your reader a clear idea of what will follow in the body paragraphs of your essay.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Below are two different thesis statements.  Select the one that is most appropriate/best.
    • A. 

      In this essay, I am going to discuss the effects of long-term drug abuse.

    • B. 

      Long-term drug abuse can have disastrous effects on one's marriage, career, and health.

  • 23. 
    Below are two different thesis statements.  Select the one that is most appropriate/best.
    • A. 

      The large influx of people to California has had major effects on the state.

    • B. 

      The large influx of people to California has had major effects on the ability of the state to provide housing, electricity, and jobs for all residents.

  • 24. 
    Below are two different thesis statements.  Select the one that is most appropriate/best.
    • A. 

      I learned to play many musical instruments when I was young.

    • B. 

      Learning to play many musical instruments when I was young helped me to become a more intelligent and well-rounded person.

  • 25. 
    When citing sources in MLA format, which of the following do we give credit for?  (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Direct quotes

    • B. 

      Paraphrasing

    • C. 

      Summarizing

    • D. 

      Common knowledge