Night Essay Quiz

19 Questions | Total Attempts: 41

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Essay Quizzes & Trivia

Answer the following questions to the best of your ability. You may not use notes or your peers


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which sentence should be the same in everyone's introductory paragraph?
  • 2. 
    What is the purpose of an expository essay?
    • A. 

      To inform

    • B. 

      To prove a point

    • C. 

      To discuss causes and effects

    • D. 

      To persuade

  • 3. 
    What are the four sentences that should be included in your introductory paragraph in order?
    • A. 

      Rhetorical question, thesis, essay map, clincher

    • B. 

      Attention getter, thesis, organizational hint clincher

    • C. 

      Attention getter, organizational hint, clincher, thesis

    • D. 

      Thesis, attention getter, organizational hint, clincher

  • 4. 
    All the sentences in the balanced sentence outline should be what?
    • A. 

      Parallel

    • B. 

      Short and to the point

    • C. 

      In past tense

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 5. 
    What format are you using to write your essay?
    • A. 

      MLA

    • B. 

      APA

    • C. 

      NBA

    • D. 

      CDC

  • 6. 
    What should be the first example (A) you use under Roman numeral I?
    • A. 

      The first night at camp

    • B. 

      The endless night in the cattle car

    • C. 

      The pipe Schlomo Wiesel smokes before the evacuation

    • D. 

      The fire in the bunker at Auschwitz

  • 7. 
    Past tense should be used when you write about literature.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What are your Roman numeral II and III symbols?
  • 9. 
    What is the purpose of your essay?
    • A. 

      To describe in detail symbols found in the book

    • B. 

      To prove that Wiesel uses symbols to help him accept the horrors of the Holocaust

    • C. 

      To prove that the symbols Wiesel uses support the horrific tone

    • D. 

      To persuade the reader to purchase Night

  • 10. 
    What should the margin measurement of your essay be?
    • A. 

      2 inches

    • B. 

      None needed

    • C. 

      1 inch

  • 11. 
    In what order should your examples fall?
    • A. 

      Chronological

    • B. 

      Level of importance

    • C. 

      Spatial

    • D. 

      Philosophical

  • 12. 
    You should never write on the back of an essay.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    This essay should be written in __________ person point of view and ________ tense.
  • 14. 
    You should only double-space sentences, not your headings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which part of the essay will I be grading for content, mechanics, and format?
    • A. 

      The rough draft

    • B. 

      Only the outline

    • C. 

      The final draft

    • D. 

      Only the introductory paragraph

  • 16. 
    What is the purpose behind putting page numbers on your outline?
    • A. 

      To make the margins look pretty

    • B. 

      To keep your writing orderly and prevent rambling in your examples in the body paragraphs

    • C. 

      So that you can reference them to provide good detail in the body paragraphs

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Both b and c

  • 17. 
    Which of the following are common errors in your essays?
    • A. 

      Misspellings

    • B. 

      Run-ons and fragments

    • C. 

      A lack of labels

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    What is the purpose of a smooth beginning device?
    • A. 

      To help your writing flow

    • B. 

      To provide transition

    • C. 

      To help start every sentence with the subject

    • D. 

      To help in the elaboration of your examples