Developing An Emphatic Style

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Developing An Emphatic Style

This quiz is for a project. This quiz is about Developing an Emphatic Style.


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  • 1. 
    Some words and phrases in your sentences are more important than others and therefore need more emphasis. Three ways to vary emphasis are _______
    • A. 

      Coordination, uncoordinated, emphatic

    • B. 

      Consistency, interjection, conjunction

    • C. 

      Word order, coordination, and subordination

    • D. 

      There are four ways not three

  • 2. 
    Out of the examples listed using the word, murder is the most emphatic?
    • A. 

      Murder was Dave's only solution.

    • B. 

      Dave knew only one solution: Murder.

    • C. 

      For Dave murder was the only solution.

    • D. 

      None of these are emphatic

  • 3. 
    What is inversion?
    • A. 

      Taking a word out of its natural or usual position in a sentence and relocation it in an unexpected place.

    • B. 

      Combining two words in a sentence to make a different meaning.

    • C. 

      Making the sentence less confusing.

  • 4. 
    In Coordination you join two sentences with a coordinating interjection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Out of these two sentences which is more clear.
    • A. 

      I'm still working on my laboratory report, so I won't be able to catch a ride home with my sister who is leaving today.

    • B. 

      My laboratory report isn't finished, and today my sister is leaving for a visit home.

  • 6. 
    Which of these sentences is more choppy versus revised?
    • A. 

      When Lew makes bagels on Tuesday, lines in front of his store are a block long.

    • B. 

      Lew makes bagels on Tuesday. Lines in front of the store are a block long.

  • 7. 
    Subordination refers to sentences containing dependent elements.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is the arrangement of words in a sentence that can determine which ideas receive the most emphasis.
    • A. 

      Emphasis

    • B. 

      Coordination

    • C. 

      Word order

    • D. 

      Subordination

    • E. 

      None