Mid-year Language Arts Exam

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  • 1. 
    Choose the best mission statement.
    • A. 

      Barnes & Noble: Our mission is to operate the best specialty retail business in America, regardless of the product we sell. Because the product we sell is books, our aspirations must be consistent with the promise and the ideals of the volumes which line our shelves. To say that our mission exists independent of the product we sell is to demean the importance and the distinction of being a bookseller.

    • B. 

      Enron: Respect, Integrity, Communication, and Excellence

    • C. 

      McDonald's: To be our customers' favorite place and way to eat and drink. Our worldwide operations are aligned around a global strategy called the Plan to Win, which center on an exceptional customer experience – People, Products, Place, Price and Promotion. We are committed to continuously improving our operations and enhancing our customers' experience..

    • D. 

      Hershey: Undisputed Marketplace Leadership

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not something you should do during a non-fiction preview?
    • A. 

      Read the title

    • B. 

      Look for information about the author

    • C. 

      Figure out how the text is organized

    • D. 

      Write down all of the vocabulary terms

  • 3. 
    How long does the copyright on a poem last?
    • A. 

      7 years

    • B. 

      70 years

    • C. 

      7 years after the author dies

    • D. 

      70 years after the author dies

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is considered fair use?
    • A. 

      Photocopying a book that you bought to give a copy to a friend

    • B. 

      Using a sound recorder to record a song playing on Pandora Internet Radio

    • C. 

      Listening to the new Miley Cirus album at your friend's Birthday Party

    • D. 

      Posting a video to YouTube that has a Justin Timberlake song playing in the background

  • 5. 
    The opposite of an independent clause is a ___________?
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Run-On

    • C. 

      Complete Sentence

    • D. 

      Needy clause

  • 6. 
    The following could be a thesis statement: Representations of women in hip-hop
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What is a personal narrative?
    • A. 

      An essay written to depict a historical moment.

    • B. 

      An essay written in the first person, about the author's life.

    • C. 

      An essay written to convince the reader to take a stand for or against a topic.

    • D. 

      An essay written to explain the steps of a process

  • 8. 
    What is true about first person? 
    • A. 

      The character is in the story

    • B. 

      Only reveals their personal thoughts/ feelings(cannot tell another characters thoughts/feelings

    • C. 

      Very descriptive and paints a picture in the readers mind

    • D. 

      Uses "me," "us," "I,", and "we" and participates in the action in the story

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 9. 
    Every type of book or story can be identified as either fiction or non-fiction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which genre relates facts that can be proven and checked, and is true?
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Non-Fiction

    • D. 

      Fable

  • 11. 
    The words underneath pictures, diagrams, or graphs are known as _______________________________.
    • A. 

      Titles

    • B. 

      Subheadings

    • C. 

      Captions

  • 12. 
    Before I read the informational text, I should:
    • A. 

      Look at all pictures, diagrams, and charts and read their captions

    • B. 

      Read the title, subheadings, and familiarize myself with the bold-faced words

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    True or false: Wikipedia is highly reliable research location for writing a research paper and citing in a works cited page.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    "I think..." is a great way to start writing a narrative story about taking a trip to Texas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is the best order for beginning a research paper?
    • A. 

      Determine a research question, choose a topic, write a thesis statement, conduct research

    • B. 

      Choose a topic, determine a research question, conduct preliminary research, write a thesis statement

    • C. 

      Write a thesis statement, conduct research, answer your research question

    • D. 

      Begin Research, answer your research question, choose a topic, write a thesis statement

  • 16. 
    What made the Presidential Election of 1960 different from the elections in previous years?
    • A. 

      It was the first time an African American ran for president

    • B. 

      It was the first time the candidates were shown on television

    • C. 

      It was the first time the candidates tied

    • D. 

      It was the first time a woman ran for president

  • 17. 
    Place a check mark next to the facts in the following list.
    • A. 

      The Earth rotates on an axis

    • B. 

      Math is hard

    • C. 

      Soccer is the most popular sport at Plato Academy

    • D. 

      Glee is a great television show

  • 18. 
    Place a check mark next to the option that shows the following sentence edited correctly. johnny loved to play he trumpet so so much that he quite the Baseball team so that hed have more time to practise.
    • A. 

      Johnny loved to play the trumpet so much that he quit the baesball team so he'd have more time to practise.

    • B. 

      Johnny loved to play the trumpet so much that he quit the baseball team so that he'd have more time to practice.

    • C. 

      Johnny loved to play The Trumpet so much that he quite the baseball team so that he would have more time to practice.

    • D. 

      Johnny was even willing to quit the baseball team so that he would have more time to practice his true passion: playing the trumpet.

  • 19. 
    "Please push in your chair" is an example of a sentence written in which point of view?
    • A. 

      1st Person Point of View

    • B. 

      2nd Person Point of View

    • C. 

      3rd Person Point of View

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