Composition II Reading Control

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Composition II Reading Control


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A _______________ sentence is usually the first sentence of a paragraph.
    • A. 

      Topic essay

    • B. 

      Supporting

    • C. 

      Ending

    • D. 

      Topic

  • 2. 
    ___________ paragraph should have a topic sentence.
    • A. 

      Every

    • B. 

      Only one

    • C. 

      Only a big

    • D. 

      No

  • 3. 
    A topic sentence can sometimes appear at the end of a paragraph
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Identify the topic sentence in this paragraph: I hate doing laundry. It takes a long time to do. I do not like folding the clothes. I never can get the wrinkles out.
    • A. 

      I hate doing laundry

    • B. 

      I never can get the wrinkles

    • C. 

      It takes a long time to do

    • D. 

      I do not like folding the clothes

  • 5. 
    Alanna is afraid of spiders. She screams every time she sees one. If she sees one, she runs away. Write the topic sentence in this paragraph  [Blank]
  • 6. 
    It is necessary to use transition words and phrases to connect supporting sentences?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Writers should never introduce new ideas in the concluding sentence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Terry Fox was a Canadian who suffered from bone cancer and raised awareness for cancer research by trying to run across Canada. He attracted a lot of attention by running the distance of a marathon daily on one prosthetic leg. He also challenged each Canadian citizen to contribute one dollar for cancer research. Unfortunately, Fox was forced to end his run near Thunder Bay because of health complications. The CTV network organized a nation-wide run to continue Fox’s fundraising efforts. Clearly, Terry Fox had an impact on both cancer research and the millions of Canadians who participate in the Terry Fox Run every year. The underlined section in the Terry Fox paragraph  is the topic sentence.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Need more details

  • 9. 
    Terry Fox was a Canadian who suffered from bone cancer and raised awareness for cancer research by trying to run across Canada. He attracted a lot of attention by running the distance of a marathon daily on one prosthetic leg. He also challenged each Canadian citizen to contribute one dollar for cancer research. Unfortunately, Fox was forced to end his run near Thunder Bay because of health complications. The CTV network organized a nation-wide run to continue Fox’s fundraising efforts. Clearly, Terry Fox had an impact on both cancer research and the millions of Canadians who participate in the Terry Fox Run every year. The supporting sentences in a paragraph provide details about the topic sentence
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Terry Fox was a Canadian who suffered from bone cancer and raised awareness for cancer research by trying to run across Canada. He attracted a lot of attention by running the distance of a marathon daily on one prosthetic leg. He also challenged each Canadian citizen to contribute one dollar for cancer research. Unfortunately, Fox was forced to end his run near Thunder Bay because of health complications. The CTV network organized a nation-wide run to continue Fox’s fundraising efforts. Clearly, Terry Fox had an impact on both cancer research and the millions of Canadians who participate in the Terry Fox Run every year. The section of the Terry Fox paragraph that is in italics contains the supporting sentences.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Terry Fox was a Canadian who suffered from bone cancer and raised awareness for cancer research by trying to run across Canada. He attracted a lot of attention by running the distance of a marathon daily on one prosthetic leg. He also challenged each Canadian citizen to contribute one dollar for cancer research. Unfortunately, Fox was forced to end his run near Thunder Bay because of health complications. The CTV network organized a nation-wide run to continue Fox’s fundraising efforts. Clearly, Terry Fox had an impact on both cancer research and the millions of Canadians who participate in the Terry Fox Run every year. The concluding sentence of the Terry Fox paragraph is in bold.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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