Critical Reading And Process Writing

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Writing Process Quizzes & Trivia

Read each of the multiple choice questions carefully along with the possible responses. Select the BEST response for each statement. There is one BEST response. This quiz must be submitted no later than 9:00pm on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Reviewing the title of a written work is like _________ since it gives the reader a initial glimpse of the work
    • A. 

      Flying an airplane

    • B. 

      Writing an essay

    • C. 

      Circling the airfield

    • D. 

      Flashing a neon sign

  • 2. 
    Biographical notes on the author provides information on
    • A. 

      Background

    • B. 

      Special training

    • C. 

      Previous works

    • D. 

      Outlook

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 3. 
    Knowing when an essay or article was written may provide
    • A. 

      Useless information

    • B. 

      Interesting language

    • C. 

      A key to understanding

    • D. 

      Delectable folklore

    • E. 

      Valuable information

  • 4. 
    The essay Disability is about
    • A. 

      Achieving integration for dis-abled persons in the media

    • B. 

      Advertising

    • C. 

      A disabled woman's complaints

    • D. 

      A writer's affliction

    • E. 

      The media

  • 5. 
    The critical reading process includes the skill of
    • A. 

      Reading and re-reading

    • B. 

      Reading and writing

    • C. 

      Annotating and analyzing

    • D. 

      Summarizing

    • E. 

      Explaining a text

  • 6. 
    The writing process is
    • A. 

      Reflexive

    • B. 

      Recursive

    • C. 

      Thoughtful

    • D. 

      Frustrating

    • E. 

      Difficult

  • 7. 
    There are several ways to begin the writing process. One method is recommended by the authors is to
    • A. 

      Just do it

    • B. 

      Make connections

    • C. 

      Journal entries

    • D. 

      Procrasitinate

    • E. 

      Gather evidence

  • 8. 
    Before writing you should consider
    • A. 

      Audience and purpose

    • B. 

      Subject and purpose

    • C. 

      Grammar and subject

    • D. 

      Evidence and audience

    • E. 

      Purpose and evidence

  • 9. 
    Drafting an essay
    • A. 

      Takes no time and content doesn't matter

    • B. 

      Should only need minor corrections

    • C. 

      Is a messy process and takes time

    • D. 

      Is usually a staright path once you have your ideas

  • 10. 
    A method for revising and editing is to view your draft as
    • A. 

      Final

    • B. 

      Better than nothing

    • C. 

      A way to fulfill expectations

    • D. 

      Dialogue

  • 11. 
    Another way to approach a writing assignment is through
    • A. 

      Plagiarism

    • B. 

      Avoidance

    • C. 

      Freewriting

    • D. 

      Open writing

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 12. 
    The thesis works to tell your readers what the essay is about and
    • A. 

      Must be one sentence

    • B. 

      Is critical to your meaning

    • C. 

      Gives structure to your essay

    • D. 

      Isn't really important as long as the remaining parts of the essay or good