A Short Quiz About Academic Writing

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A Short Quiz About Academic Writing

Are you interested in honing your academic writing skills? How well-versed are you with the basics? Take the online quiz to test yourself and enhance your knowledge along the way.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the three parts of a paragraph?
    • A. 

      Thesis statment, Introductory statement, Body

    • B. 

      Body, Thesis, Conclusion

    • C. 

      Topic sentence, Body, Closing sentence

    • D. 

      Introduction, Body, Thesis

  • 2. 
    What is the purpose of the closing sentence?
    • A. 

      It reminds the reader of the topic, and keeps them thinking.

    • B. 

      It re-states the introduction.

    • C. 

      It gives us details about the topic.

    • D. 

      It lets us know what the paragraph is going to be about.

  • 3. 
    A good topic sentence should always be...
    • A. 

      Boring

    • B. 

      Detailed

    • C. 

      Interesting

    • D. 

      Long

  • 4. 
    Academic writing has to be
    • A. 

      Formal and Unbiased

    • B. 

      Informal and biased

    • C. 

      Full of information

    • D. 

      Unfocused, without structure

  • 5. 
    A research paper is an in-depth investigation based on independent research.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What should you never do when writing an essay?
    • A. 

      Not mentioning the research topic in the introduction

    • B. 

      Stray away from the question in discussion.

    • C. 

      Not providing refences.

    • D. 

      Provide quote that are not related to the main topic.

  • 7. 
    What should you do to improve your academic writing style?
    • A. 

      Always write in active voice.

    • B. 

      Follow the same kind of sentence structure.

    • C. 

      Be clear and concise.

    • D. 

      Avoid repetition.

  • 8. 
    An academic writing piece should follow a standard structure: an introduction, body paragraphs, and a conclusion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Academic writing is personal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Is excessive repetition good or bad in academic writing?
    • A. 

      Good

    • B. 

      Bad

    • C. 

      Good, only if its only used to emphasize specific points to the reader.

    • D. 

      Option 4

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