GST 102 Pratice Questions

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A paragraph is a piece of writing unified by a central controlling _______

    • A.

      Topic

    • B.

      Theme

    • C.

      Title

    • D.

      Tempo

    Correct Answer
    B. Theme
    Explanation
    A paragraph is a piece of writing unified by a central controlling theme. The theme refers to the main idea or message that the paragraph conveys. It provides a focus and coherence to the paragraph by tying together the different sentences and supporting details. The theme helps the reader understand the purpose and meaning of the paragraph, and allows for a clear and organized presentation of information.

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  • 2. 

    A topic sentence can be one of the following except _____

    • A.

      Generalisation

    • B.

      Problem

    • C.

      Statement

    • D.

      Subject

    Correct Answer
    D. Subject
    Explanation
    The topic sentence of a paragraph introduces the main idea or focus of the paragraph. It provides a clear and concise statement that sets the tone for the rest of the paragraph. While a topic sentence can be a generalization, problem, or statement, it cannot be a subject. The subject is what the paragraph is about, and the topic sentence is a specific statement about that subject.

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  • 3. 

    Paragraphs can be developed by all these methods except

    • A.

      Definition

    • B.

      Connection

    • C.

      Listing Effects

    • D.

      Comparison

    Correct Answer
    D. Comparison
    Explanation
    Paragraphs can be developed using various methods such as definition, connection, listing effects, and comparison. Comparison is not a method for developing paragraphs as it involves comparing two or more things to highlight their similarities or differences. This method is commonly used in essays or articles where the writer wants to analyze or contrast different ideas or concepts. Therefore, comparison is the correct answer as it is not a method for developing paragraphs.

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  • 4. 

    Coherence refers to the _____

    • A.

      Logical transition from one idea to the next

    • B.

      Critical transition from one idea to the next

    • C.

      Practical transition from one idea to the next

    • D.

      Gradual transition from one idea to the next

    Correct Answer
    A. Logical transition from one idea to the next
    Explanation
    Coherence refers to the logical transition from one idea to the next. This means that there is a clear and smooth flow of ideas, with each idea building upon the previous one in a logical and organized manner. Coherence helps to ensure that the reader or listener can easily follow the progression of ideas and understand the overall message or argument being presented. It is important for effective communication and comprehension.

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  • 5. 

    Examples are used in paragraph development to ____

    • A.

      Persuade the reader that the generalisation is correct

    • B.

      Present the writer's perspective

    • C.

      Identify issues

    • D.

      Expand the writing

    Correct Answer
    A. Persuade the reader that the generalisation is correct
    Explanation
    Examples are used in paragraph development to persuade the reader that the generalization is correct. By providing specific instances or cases that support the general statement, examples help to convince the reader of the validity and accuracy of the argument being made. They add credibility and evidence to the writer's perspective, making the argument more persuasive and compelling.

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  • 6. 

    Beginning a paragraph more interesting

    • A.

      Helps both the reader and the writer

    • B.

      Makes the paragraph more interesting

    • C.

      Allows the building the sentence to the topic

    • D.

      Allows for an effective summary

    Correct Answer
    A. Helps both the reader and the writer
    Explanation
    Beginning a paragraph in a more interesting way helps both the reader and the writer. It grabs the reader's attention and makes them more engaged in the text. For the writer, it allows for more creativity and expression, making the writing process more enjoyable. Additionally, starting a paragraph in an interesting manner sets the tone for the rest of the text and helps to establish the main topic or idea. Finally, it also enables the writer to effectively summarize the content of the paragraph, making it easier for the reader to understand the main points being discussed.

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  • 7. 

    Placing a topic sentence at the end of paragraph

    • A.

      Helps both the reader and writer

    • B.

      Makes the paragraph more interesting

    • C.

      Allows for all the sentence to be built up to the topic

    • D.

      Allows for an effective summary

    Correct Answer
    C. Allows for all the sentence to be built up to the topic
    Explanation
    Placing a topic sentence at the end of a paragraph allows for all the sentences in the paragraph to be built up to the main idea or topic. This arrangement helps both the reader and writer by providing a clear and logical progression of ideas. It allows the writer to present supporting details and evidence before revealing the main point, creating a sense of anticipation and engagement for the reader. Additionally, placing the topic sentence at the end allows for an effective summary of the paragraph, as it wraps up the ideas and provides a concise statement of the main point.

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  • 8. 

    Explaining the meaning of a concept or thing is called

    • A.

      Illustration

    • B.

      Explanation

    • C.

      Definition

    • D.

      Identification

    Correct Answer
    C. Definition
    Explanation
    The term "definition" refers to the act of explaining the meaning of a concept or thing. It involves providing a clear and precise explanation or description of what something is or what it means. This process helps to establish a common understanding and clarity about the concept or thing being defined.

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  • 9. 

    He had a serious accident while getting off a _____ bus

    • A.

      Moving

    • B.

      Going

    • C.

      Movement

    • D.

      Move

    Correct Answer
    A. Moving
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Moving" because the sentence states that he had a serious accident while getting off a bus. The word "moving" implies that the bus was in motion at the time of the accident, suggesting that the accident may have been caused by the bus's movement.

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  • 10. 

    We need a ____ door here

    • A.

      Slide

    • B.

      Slider

    • C.

      Sliding

    • D.

      Slided

    Correct Answer
    C. Sliding
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Sliding" because it is the correct form of the verb to describe the type of door needed in the given context. "Slide" is the base form of the verb, "Slider" is a noun, and "Slided" is not a recognized form of the verb. Therefore, "Sliding" is the appropriate choice to indicate that a door that moves horizontally along a track is required.

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  • 11. 

    Look at the dark clouds; it ______ rain tonight

    • A.

      Can't

    • B.

      Can

    • C.

      May

    • D.

      Has

    Correct Answer
    C. May
    Explanation
    The word "may" suggests a possibility or likelihood of something happening. In this case, the dark clouds indicate the possibility of rain occurring tonight. Therefore, "may" is the correct answer as it aligns with the context of the sentence.

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  • 12. 

    The interview is often called _____ because it helps the interview board get an insight into your personality

    • A.

      Acuity test

    • B.

      Psychological test

    • C.

      Personality test

    • D.

      Capability test

    Correct Answer
    C. Personality test
    Explanation
    The interview is often called a "personality test" because it helps the interview board gain insight into the candidate's personality. This type of test allows the interviewer to assess the candidate's behavior, attitudes, and traits, which can be crucial in determining if they are a good fit for the job and the company culture. By evaluating the candidate's personality, the interviewers can gauge their potential for success in the role and how well they may interact with coworkers and clients.

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  • 13. 

    Conference in a paragraph is achieved through all but one of the following

    • A.

      Topic Sentence

    • B.

      Topic Sentence and supporting details

    • C.

      Transitional devices

    • D.

      Logical transitions

    Correct Answer
    A. Topic Sentence
    Explanation
    Conference in a paragraph is achieved through topic sentences. A topic sentence is a sentence that expresses the main idea or focus of the paragraph. It provides a clear and concise statement that helps the reader understand what the paragraph is going to be about. By using topic sentences, the writer can effectively organize their thoughts and present their ideas in a coherent manner. Topic sentences also serve as a guide for the reader, helping them navigate through the paragraph and understand the overall message being conveyed.

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  • 14. 

    One of the following words or phrases Expresses results _____

    • A.

      Similarly

    • B.

      Accordingly

    • C.

      Yet

    • D.

      Furthermore

    Correct Answer
    B. Accordingly
    Explanation
    The word "accordingly" is used to express results or consequences that are in line with or in response to something that has been previously mentioned or stated. It indicates a logical connection or relationship between the cause and effect. In this context, "accordingly" can be used to show that the information or action that follows is a direct result or consequence of what has been discussed before.

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  • 15. 

    One of the following words or phrases expresses additional information ______

    • A.

      Likewise

    • B.

      Consequently

    • C.

      Besides

    • D.

      Next

    Correct Answer
    C. Besides
    Explanation
    The word "Besides" is used to introduce additional information or an additional point that is related to the main topic. It indicates that there is something else that should be considered or taken into account. It implies that there is more to the situation or argument than what has already been mentioned. Therefore, "Besides" is the correct answer as it expresses additional information.

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  • 16. 

    Causes and effects in paragraphs do one of the following ______

    • A.

      Help the reader to understand difficult concepts

    • B.

      Help the writer to explain reasons for an event

    • C.

      Help the writer to create an accurate image of an event

    • D.

      Help both writer and reader

    Correct Answer
    B. Help the writer to explain reasons for an event
    Explanation
    The causes and effects in paragraphs help the writer to explain reasons for an event. By presenting the causes and effects of an event, the writer can provide a clear and logical explanation for why the event occurred. This helps the reader to understand the underlying reasons and factors that led to the event. It allows the writer to delve deeper into the subject matter and provide a comprehensive analysis of the event.

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  • 17. 

    One of the following is NOT usually used in descriptive writing _____

    • A.

      Place and position; direction

    • B.

      Temporal Issues

    • C.

      Measurements

    • D.

      Shapes and patterns

    Correct Answer
    B. Temporal Issues
    Explanation
    Temporal issues are not usually used in descriptive writing. Descriptive writing focuses on providing vivid descriptions of a subject's appearance, characteristics, and qualities. Temporal issues, such as time, duration, or sequence, are not typically a part of descriptive writing as they are more relevant to narratives or expository writing. Descriptive writing aims to create a sensory experience for the reader, often using imagery, adjectives, and figurative language to paint a detailed picture of the subject.

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  • 18. 

    Which vowel is represented in the word "bead"

    • A.

      /I/

    • B.

      /ei/

    • C.

      /I:/

    • D.

      /ai/

    Correct Answer
    C. /I:/
    Explanation
    The correct answer is /I:/. In the word "bead," the vowel sound is represented by the long vowel sound /I:/. This can be determined by the pronunciation of the word, as the vowel sound in "bead" is similar to the long "ee" sound in words like "see" or "tree."

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  • 19. 

    One of the following is the correct stress pattern for the word 'commerce'

    • A.

      Commerce

    • B.

      Co'mmerce

    • C.

      Comm'erce

    • D.

      Co'mmerce

    Correct Answer
    A. Commerce
    Explanation
    The correct stress pattern for the word "commerce" is "COMmerce". In this word, the stress falls on the first syllable, which is "COM". This is determined by the pronunciation and the natural emphasis placed on the syllable when saying the word.

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  • 20. 

    One of the following is the correct stress pattern for the underlined word in the following sentence, 'Let me have a record of all the sales for today

    • A.

      Re'cord

    • B.

      Record

    • C.

      Reco'rd

    • D.

      Rec'ord

    Correct Answer
    B. Record
    Explanation
    The correct stress pattern for the underlined word in the sentence "Let me have a record of all the sales for today" is "RE-cord". This is because the stress falls on the second syllable of the word, which is "cord".

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