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This is the final test for semester one of Language Arts 7. This semester focused on writing (persuasive, research, and advertising), grammar, and close readings.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    One of the five steps in the writing process is ________________.  

    • A.

      Reworking

    • B.

      Renewing

    • C.

      Redoing

    • D.

      Revising

    Correct Answer
    D. Revising
    Explanation
    Revising is one of the five steps in the writing process. It involves reviewing and making changes to the content, structure, and organization of a written piece. During the revision stage, writers focus on improving clarity, coherence, and effectiveness of their work. They may add, delete, or rearrange sentences or paragraphs to enhance the overall quality of the writing. Revising helps writers refine their ideas and ensure that their message is communicated effectively to the audience.

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  • 2. 

    A brief statement that gives the most important information about something is a _____.

    • A.

      Summary

    • B.

      Story

    • C.

      Quote

    • D.

      Sentence

    Correct Answer
    A. Summary
    Explanation
    A summary is a concise statement that provides the most important information about something. It captures the main points or key details of a subject or topic in a brief and condensed form. It is a way to present the essence of something without going into excessive detail. A summary allows the reader or listener to quickly grasp the main ideas or highlights of a larger piece of information or content. It is an effective tool for conveying the key points of a story, article, or any other form of communication.

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  • 3. 

    Investigative reporting is a form of journalism in which reporters thoroughly investigate a single topic of interest.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Investigative reporting is a type of journalism that involves in-depth research and examination of a specific subject. Reporters involved in investigative journalism dedicate their time and resources to uncovering hidden information, exposing wrongdoing, and bringing important issues to light. This type of reporting often requires extensive research, interviews, and analysis to provide a comprehensive understanding of the topic being investigated. Therefore, the statement that investigative reporting involves thorough investigation of a single topic of interest is true.

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  • 4. 

    A special story or section in a newspaper or magazine is called a _____.

    • A.

      Funny story

    • B.

      Fabulous story

    • C.

      Feature story

    • D.

      Feathered story

    Correct Answer
    C. Feature story
    Explanation
    A special story or section in a newspaper or magazine is called a feature story. This term refers to a well-researched and in-depth article that focuses on a particular topic or individual. It is usually longer than other articles and often includes interviews, analysis, and photographs. Feature stories are designed to captivate readers and provide them with a deeper understanding of the subject matter.

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  • 5. 

    Newspapers and TV news differ in the number of details and _____ used.

    • A.

      Vices

    • B.

      Violence

    • C.

      Videos

    • D.

      Visuals

    Correct Answer
    D. Visuals
    Explanation
    Newspapers and TV news differ in the number of details and visuals used. While newspapers primarily rely on written descriptions and textual information to convey news, TV news incorporates visuals such as images, videos, and graphics to enhance the storytelling and provide a more immersive experience for the viewers. These visuals help to capture the attention of the audience and provide a visual representation of the events or stories being reported.

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  • 6. 

    A cause-and-effect chain is a set of events that is started by a cause.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A cause-and-effect chain refers to a sequence of events where one event leads to another. It implies that there is a cause that initiates the chain of events. Therefore, the statement "A cause-and-effect chain is a set of events that is started by a cause" is true.

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  • 7. 

    Persuasive writing is about _____ your readers to believe as you do about a topic that is important to you.

    • A.

      Convincing

    • B.

      Deceiving

    • C.

      Discouraging

    • D.

      Imploring

    Correct Answer
    A. Convincing
    Explanation
    Persuasive writing aims to convince the readers to believe in the writer's perspective on an important topic. The writer uses various techniques and arguments to sway the readers' opinions and make them see things from their point of view. The purpose is to persuade and influence the audience to agree with the writer's stance and take action accordingly.

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  • 8. 

    The five tasks in the writer's checklist for a persuasive essay are __________. (Select five.)

    • A.

      Support your opinion statement

    • B.

      Consider your audience

    • C.

      Brainstorm

    • D.

      Write an opinion statement

    • E.

      Make your topic interesting

    • F.

      Choose an issue

    • G.

      Conclude your essay

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Support your opinion statement
    B. Consider your audience
    D. Write an opinion statement
    F. Choose an issue
    G. Conclude your essay
    Explanation
    The correct answer is support your opinion statement, consider your audience, write an opinion statement, choose an issue, conclude your essay. These tasks are essential for creating a persuasive essay. Supporting your opinion statement involves providing evidence and reasoning to convince the reader. Considering your audience helps tailor your arguments and language to effectively persuade them. Writing an opinion statement clearly states your position. Choosing an issue allows you to focus your essay on a specific topic. Concluding your essay wraps up your arguments and leaves a lasting impact on the reader.

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  • 9. 

    A persuasive essay is designed to influence the reader to take action.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A persuasive essay is a type of essay that aims to convince or persuade the reader to adopt a certain viewpoint or take a specific action. It presents arguments and evidence to support a particular position, and its purpose is to influence the reader's opinion or behavior. Therefore, the statement that a persuasive essay is designed to influence the reader to take action is true.

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  • 10. 

    When you read a persuasive essay, which is the first step you use to identify an author's point of view?

    • A.

      Make a decision about the author's point of view.

    • B.

      Do you see mostly positive or negative comments?

    • C.

      Scan the title and first few sentences, looking for positive and negative words and comments.

    Correct Answer
    C. Scan the title and first few sentences, looking for positive and negative words and comments.
    Explanation
    The first step to identify an author's point of view when reading a persuasive essay is to scan the title and first few sentences, looking for positive and negative words and comments. By doing so, the reader can get an initial understanding of the author's stance and the overall tone of the essay. This step helps in forming an initial impression and sets the stage for further analysis and interpretation of the author's perspective.

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  • 11. 

    An opinion statement includes _________. (Select all that apply.)

    • A.

      The reason

    • B.

      The issue

    • C.

      The writer's point of view

    • D.

      The facts

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. The issue
    C. The writer's point of view
    Explanation
    An opinion statement includes the issue and the writer's point of view. An opinion statement expresses a personal belief or perspective on a particular matter. The issue refers to the topic or subject being discussed, while the writer's point of view represents their stance or opinion on that issue. The reason and the facts are not necessarily included in an opinion statement as they are more commonly associated with objective statements or arguments.

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  • 12. 

    Persuasive writing is about convincing others to share your point of view.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Persuasive writing aims to persuade or convince others to adopt the author's perspective or opinion. It involves presenting arguments, providing evidence, and using rhetorical techniques to sway the audience's beliefs or actions. Therefore, the statement that persuasive writing is about convincing others to share your point of view is accurate.

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  • 13. 

    The three main parts of the essay are the ___________, ___________, and ___________.  (Hint:  The first answer is what we call the first paragraph of an essay.  The second answer is what we call the paragraphs in the middle of the essay.  The last answer is what we call the last paragraph in an essay.)

    Correct Answer
    introduction body and conclusion
    Explanation
    The three main parts of an essay are the introduction, body, and conclusion. The introduction is the first paragraph of the essay, where the main topic or argument is introduced to the reader. The body consists of the paragraphs in the middle of the essay, where the main points and supporting evidence are presented. The conclusion is the last paragraph of the essay, where the main ideas are summarized and the essay is brought to a close.

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  • 14. 

    An opinion statement is made up of an issue plus a writer's point of view.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    An opinion statement is a statement that expresses a personal belief or judgment about a particular issue. It consists of two components: the issue being discussed and the writer's point of view or stance on that issue. Therefore, the statement that an opinion statement is made up of an issue plus a writer's point of view is true.

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  • 15. 

    A person who gives you a counterargument is disagreeing with you.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    When a person gives you a counterargument, they are presenting an opposing viewpoint or argument that contradicts or challenges your own. This indicates that they disagree with your original statement or position. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 16. 

    A main idea statement is also known as a _______ statement.

    • A.

      Expert opinion

    • B.

      Opening

    • C.

      Thesis

    • D.

      Factual

    Correct Answer
    C. Thesis
    Explanation
    A main idea statement is also known as a thesis statement because it presents the central argument or main point of a piece of writing. The thesis statement usually appears in the introduction and guides the reader in understanding the main focus of the text. It is a concise and clear statement that summarizes the main idea or purpose of the writing.

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  • 17. 

    A compound sentence contains two or more dependent clauses.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A compound sentence contains two or more independent clauses, not dependent clauses.

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  • 18. 

    Reasons people may disagree with you are known as ____________.

    • A.

      Counterarguments

    • B.

      Analysis

    • C.

      Evidence

    Correct Answer
    A. Counterarguments
    Explanation
    Counterarguments are the reasons or arguments that people may present to disagree with a particular viewpoint or opinion. They serve as opposing perspectives and challenge the original argument or position. Counterarguments are essential in critical thinking and debate as they encourage a deeper analysis of different viewpoints and help in forming a well-rounded and informed opinion.

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  • 19. 

    The numbers of the subject and verb should be ___________.

    • A.

      Even

    • B.

      Odd

    • C.

      The same

    • D.

      Different

    Correct Answer
    C. The same
    Explanation
    The numbers of the subject and verb should be the same. This means that if the subject is singular, the verb should also be singular, and if the subject is plural, the verb should also be plural. Maintaining the same number helps to ensure subject-verb agreement in a sentence.

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  • 20. 

    Advertisements would most likely be found in __________.

    • A.

      Television commercials

    • B.

      Magazines

    • C.

      Newspapers

    • D.

      All of these

    Correct Answer
    D. All of these
    Explanation
    Advertisements can be found in various forms of media, including television commercials, magazines, and newspapers. Television commercials are a common platform for advertisers to reach a wide audience through visual and auditory means. Magazines often contain a significant number of advertisements, targeting specific demographics and interests of their readers. Newspapers also include advertisements, providing a platform for businesses to reach local communities. Therefore, the correct answer is "all of these" as advertisements can be found in all of these mediums.

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  • 21. 

    Putting an animal’s picture in an ad can create _____ in an audience.

    • A.

      Adventure

    • B.

      Unrest

    • C.

      Emotion

    Correct Answer
    C. Emotion
    Explanation
    Putting an animal's picture in an ad can create emotion in an audience. Animals have the ability to evoke various emotions in people, such as joy, compassion, or curiosity. By using an animal's picture, advertisers can tap into these emotions and create a connection with the audience. This emotional connection can make the ad more memorable and impactful, ultimately influencing the audience's perception and behavior.

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  • 22. 

    An audience consisting mainly of _____ would be the readers of an advertisement on crayons.

    • A.

      Cooks

    • B.

      Children

    • C.

      Business men

    • D.

      Working moms

    Correct Answer
    B. Children
    Explanation
    The correct answer is children because crayons are typically used by children for coloring and drawing. Therefore, an advertisement on crayons would be targeted towards this specific audience who would be interested in purchasing and using crayons.

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  • 23. 

    Many companies are using __________ to subtly advertise their product in a TV show or a movie. 

    • A.

      Action figures

    • B.

      Signage

    • C.

      Product placement

    Correct Answer
    C. Product placement
    Explanation
    Product placement refers to the practice of subtly advertising a product in a TV show or movie. Instead of overtly promoting the product, companies strategically place their products within the content, allowing them to reach a wider audience without being too obvious. This form of advertising is becoming increasingly popular among companies as it allows them to seamlessly integrate their products into the storyline, creating a more authentic and immersive experience for viewers.

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  • 24. 

    One helpful reading strategy called __________ helps you think about things you already know. 

    • A.

      Morphology

    • B.

      Context clues

    • C.

      Prior knowledge

    • D.

      Vocabulary

    Correct Answer
    C. Prior knowledge
    Explanation
    Prior knowledge is a reading strategy that involves using what you already know to understand and make connections with the text. By drawing on your prior knowledge, you can activate relevant background information, experiences, and concepts that can help you comprehend the text better. This strategy allows you to make predictions, ask questions, and make connections, ultimately enhancing your understanding of the material.

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  • 25. 

    "Everyone is wearing step-up shoes. Are you stepping up?"   What persuasive technique is used in this advertisement? 

    • A.

      Bandwagon

    • B.

      Testimonial

    • C.

      Snob appeal

    Correct Answer
    A. Bandwagon
    Explanation
    The persuasive technique used in this advertisement is bandwagon. This technique appeals to the desire of individuals to be part of a group or to follow the crowd. The advertisement suggests that everyone is wearing step-up shoes, implying that it is the popular and trendy choice. By using this technique, the advertisement aims to persuade the audience to also "step up" and join the majority in wearing these shoes.

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  • 26. 

    An educated guess based on what you know from reading and prior knowledge is an _____.

    • A.

      Cause

    • B.

      Inference

    • C.

      Design

    • D.

      Affect

    Correct Answer
    B. Inference
    Explanation
    An educated guess based on what you know from reading and prior knowledge is an inference. Inference is the process of drawing conclusions or making predictions based on evidence and reasoning. It involves using available information to make an educated guess about something that is not explicitly stated. Inferences are commonly made in various academic disciplines and everyday life to fill in gaps and make sense of the world around us.

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  • 27. 

    You can decide if a generalization is _____ or sound by backing it up with facts or thinking through it. 

    • A.

      Fixed

    • B.

      Framed

    • C.

      Faulty

    • D.

      Fiction

    Correct Answer
    C. Faulty
    Explanation
    To determine if a generalization is faulty or sound, one can evaluate it based on facts or logical reasoning. If the generalization is not supported by evidence or if it contains logical flaws, it can be considered faulty. This means that the generalization is unreliable and may not accurately represent the truth or reality.

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  • 28. 

    Which is one of the four steps involved in thinking through a cause and effect problem on a test? 

    • A.

      Call out

    • B.

      Create a graphic organizer

    • C.

      Meditate

    Correct Answer
    B. Create a graphic organizer
    Explanation
    One of the four steps involved in thinking through a cause and effect problem on a test is to create a graphic organizer. This step helps to visually organize and clarify the relationship between the cause and effect factors. By creating a graphic organizer, students can identify and analyze the cause and effect relationships more effectively, making it easier to understand and solve the problem. It allows for a structured approach to problem-solving and helps in comprehending the complex relationships between different variables.

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  • 29. 

    Which is NOT part of an advertisement?

    • A.

      The cut

    • B.

      The target market

    • C.

      The concept

    Correct Answer
    A. The cut
    Explanation
    The term "the cut" does not typically refer to a component or element of an advertisement. It is more commonly associated with editing or removing certain parts of a written or spoken piece. In the context of an advertisement, "the cut" does not have a clear relevance or role, making it the odd one out among the given options.

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  • 30. 

    Which should come first when designing an advertisement

    • A.

      The concept

    • B.

      The text

    • C.

      The pitch

    Correct Answer
    C. The pitch
    Explanation
    When designing an advertisement, the pitch should come first. The pitch refers to the main message or idea that the advertisement aims to convey. By determining the pitch first, it becomes easier to create a compelling concept and engaging text that aligns with the central message. The pitch sets the tone and direction for the advertisement, influencing the design choices and content decisions. Therefore, establishing a clear and impactful pitch is crucial in creating an effective and cohesive advertisement.

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  • 31. 

    The _____ needs to tie together the slogan, image, and text in order for the ad to be uniform in expression. 

    • A.

      The cut

    • B.

      Band

    • C.

      Pitch

    • D.

      Target market

    Correct Answer
    C. Pitch
    Explanation
    The pitch refers to the overall message or persuasive argument presented in an advertisement. It is the element that brings together the slogan, image, and text, ensuring that they all work together to convey a consistent and cohesive message. Without a strong pitch, the ad may lack clarity and fail to effectively communicate with the target market.

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  • 32. 

    The concept is the __________ that is being sold or generated to the public. 

    • A.

      Box of tools

    • B.

      Advertising pitch

    • C.

      Product or service

    • D.

      Target market

    Correct Answer
    C. Product or service
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "product or service" because the concept being referred to in the question is something that is sold or generated to the public. A box of tools is a physical item and not a concept. An advertising pitch is a strategy or presentation used to promote a product or service, but it is not the actual concept being sold. The target market refers to the specific group of consumers that a product or service is intended for, but it is not the concept itself. Therefore, the most appropriate answer is "product or service."

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  • 33. 

    The _____ of an advertisement should encourage the reader to take action.

    • A.

      Art

    • B.

      Text

    • C.

      Bullying

    • D.

      Product

    Correct Answer
    B. Text
    Explanation
    The text of an advertisement should encourage the reader to take action because it is the written content that conveys the message and persuades the audience to engage with the advertisement. Through compelling and persuasive language, the text can effectively communicate the benefits and features of the product or service being advertised, creating a sense of urgency or desire for the reader to take action, such as making a purchase, signing up for a newsletter, or visiting a website.

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  • 34. 

    Advertisers will often use a technique called __________ to influence the audience through language.

    • A.

      Front loading

    • B.

      Loaded truck

    • C.

      Loaded words

    • D.

      Loading dock

    Correct Answer
    C. Loaded words
    Explanation
    Advertisers will often use a technique called "loaded words" to influence the audience through language. This technique involves using words that have strong emotional or persuasive connotations in order to sway the audience's perception or opinion. By using loaded words, advertisers can create a sense of urgency, desire, or fear, which can effectively influence the audience's decision-making process and behavior.

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  • 35. 

    Which is another way to advertise besides a print ad?

    • A.

      Giving a lecture

    • B.

      Television commercial

    • C.

      Forming a band

    Correct Answer
    B. Television commercial
    Explanation
    A television commercial is another way to advertise besides a print ad. Television commercials are short video advertisements that are aired on television channels during commercial breaks. They are effective in reaching a wide audience and can convey visual and auditory messages to capture viewers' attention. Unlike print ads, television commercials utilize audio-visual elements to create a more engaging and persuasive advertisement. This medium allows businesses to showcase their products or services in a dynamic and memorable way, making it an effective tool for advertising.

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  • 36. 

    Loaded words is a technique advertisers use to ______________.

    • A.

      Create fear

    • B.

      Instill positive energy

    • C.

      Influence an audience

    • D.

      Give a lecture

    Correct Answer
    C. Influence an audience
    Explanation
    Advertisers use loaded words to influence an audience. Loaded words are carefully chosen to evoke strong emotions and create a desired response from the audience. By using persuasive language that is emotionally charged, advertisers can shape the opinions, beliefs, and behaviors of their target market. This technique allows them to effectively communicate their message and persuade consumers to buy their products or support their cause.

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  • 37. 

    If an ad tries to impress you with numbers and percentages this is the persuasive technique of ___________.

    • A.

      Statistics

    • B.

      Fear

    • C.

      Humor

    Correct Answer
    A. Statistics
    Explanation
    When an ad tries to impress you with numbers and percentages, it is using the persuasive technique of statistics. By presenting data and figures, the ad aims to convince the audience by showing them evidence and proof of the product's effectiveness or superiority. Statistics can make the ad appear more credible and trustworthy, as it appeals to our logical and analytical thinking. This technique is commonly used in advertising to influence consumers' decision-making process by providing quantifiable information.

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  • 38. 

    Features that include bold or italic print, definitions, notes in the margins, and special headings are known as Textbook Features.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Textbook features such as bold or italic print, definitions, notes in the margins, and special headings are designed to enhance the learning experience and make it easier for students to understand and retain information. These features help to highlight important concepts, provide additional explanations or examples, and organize the content in a clear and structured manner. Therefore, the statement that features like bold or italic print, definitions, notes in the margins, and special headings are known as Textbook Features is true.

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  • 39. 

    Informational texts include _____________.  (Select ALL that apply.)

    • A.

      Books

    • B.

      Comics

    • C.

      Newspaper

    • D.

      The internet

    • E.

      Television

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Books
    C. Newspaper
    D. The internet
    Explanation
    Informational texts are written materials that provide facts or information about a specific topic. Books, newspapers, and the internet are all examples of informational texts as they contain factual information and are used to educate or inform readers. Comics and television, on the other hand, are not typically considered informational texts as they are more focused on entertainment rather than providing factual information.

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  • 40. 

    Some of the features included in the margin of a textbook are ________. Select all that apply.

    • A.

      Charts and graphs

    • B.

      End of section questions

    • C.

      Definitions

    • D.

      Reference notes

    Correct Answer(s)
    C. Definitions
    D. Reference notes
    Explanation
    The features included in the margin of a textbook are definitions and reference notes. Definitions help students understand the meaning of key terms and concepts, while reference notes provide additional information or sources for further reading. Both of these features are commonly found in the margins of textbooks to assist students in their learning process.

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  • 41. 

    To _______ is to stop or make something from happening or existing.

    • A.

      Prevent

    • B.

      Prepare

    • C.

      Pay

    • D.

      Persuade

    Correct Answer
    A. Prevent
    Explanation
    To prevent is to take action in order to stop or hinder something from happening or existing. It involves actively intervening or implementing measures to avoid a certain outcome or occurrence. By preventing, one aims to eliminate or minimize the possibility or occurrence of a particular event or situation.

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  • 42. 

    Acquired immunity is defined as a resistance to diseases.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Acquired immunity refers to the immune response that develops after exposure to a specific pathogen or through vaccination. This type of immunity provides resistance to future infections by the same pathogen. Therefore, it can be accurately defined as a resistance to diseases.

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  • 43. 

    In the word effluent, the prefix e-  means _______.

    • A.

      Away from

    • B.

      Upward

    • C.

      Opposite or reverse

    • D.

      Before

    Correct Answer
    A. Away from
    Explanation
    The prefix "e-" in the word "effluent" indicates movement or direction away from something. It suggests that the effluent is flowing or moving away from a particular source or location.

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  • 44. 

    The main idea of a paragraph is usually _______________.

    • A.

      Stated in the middle of the paragraph

    • B.

      A topic that all the sentences touch upon

    • C.

      The same idea that was included in the previous paragraph

    • D.

      Stated last

    Correct Answer
    B. A topic that all the sentences touch upon
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a topic that all the sentences touch upon". This means that the main idea of a paragraph is typically a central theme or subject that is discussed and explored in all of the sentences within that paragraph. It serves as a unifying concept that ties the sentences together and provides coherence to the paragraph as a whole.

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  • 45. 

    Which of the following is added to the organization of a research report?

    • A.

      Dedication page

    • B.

      Explanatory notes

    • C.

      Cover page with credits

    • D.

      Bibliography or works cited

    Correct Answer
    D. Bibliography or works cited
    Explanation
    In a research report, a bibliography or works cited section is typically added to acknowledge and provide references for the sources used in the research. This section helps readers to locate and verify the information presented in the report. It also demonstrates the author's credibility by showing that they have conducted thorough research and have used reliable sources. Adding a bibliography or works cited section is an important part of organizing a research report and ensuring academic integrity.

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  • 46. 

    The main idea of a research report is ________________.

    • A.

      The way the works cited are organized, with the most relevant sources to the main idea being listed first

    • B.

      Stated in the body of the report and left out of the conclusion

    • C.

      Stated as the topic sentence of each of the paragraphs of the body

    • D.

      Presented in the introduction and restated in the conclusion

    Correct Answer
    D. Presented in the introduction and restated in the conclusion
    Explanation
    The main idea of a research report is presented in the introduction and restated in the conclusion. This is because the introduction provides an overview of the research topic, objectives, and the main argument or hypothesis. It sets the tone for the entire report and gives readers an understanding of what to expect. The conclusion, on the other hand, summarizes the key findings and reiterates the main idea, reinforcing the significance of the research and its implications. By presenting and restating the main idea in these sections, the report ensures clarity and coherence for the readers.

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  • 47. 

    What is the BEST way to rewrite the main idea statement in the first paragraph of an essay?

    • A.

      Medicine is using research in the field of virtual reality to train doctors and students.

    • B.

      Virtual reality is changing the ways researchers look at how police do their jobs.

    • C.

      In fact, researchers are discovering many practical uses for this exciting technology.

    • D.

      In fact, researchers think this exciting new technology can change education.

    Correct Answer
    C. In fact, researchers are discovering many practical uses for this exciting technology.
    Explanation
    The main idea statement in the first paragraph of an essay can be best rewritten as "Researchers are discovering many practical uses for virtual reality technology." This statement captures the essence of the paragraph by emphasizing the researchers' exploration of various applications for virtual reality.

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  • 48. 

    Boldface or italic type feature in a text points to important ideas or add emphasis.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Boldface or italic type feature in a text is used to highlight important ideas or add emphasis. This formatting technique helps the reader to easily identify key points or concepts within the text. It draws attention to specific words or phrases, making them stand out from the rest of the content. Therefore, the statement that boldface or italic type feature in a text points to important ideas or adds emphasis is true.

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  • 49. 

    Which of the following is the most appropriate way to revise a report in which information is included that is not related to the main idea?

    • A.

      Delete or rearrange the extra information

    • B.

      Add explanatory notes at the bottom

    • C.

      Change the main idea

    • D.

      Expand the Works Cited

    Correct Answer
    A. Delete or rearrange the extra information
    Explanation
    The most appropriate way to revise a report in which information is included that is not related to the main idea is to delete or rearrange the extra information. This will help to ensure that the report stays focused on the main idea and does not include any irrelevant or unrelated information. By removing or reorganizing the extra information, the report will become more coherent and effective in conveying its intended message to the reader.

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  • 50. 

    Chronological order means to put items in order based on their importance.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is incorrect. Chronological order refers to arranging items based on the order in which they occurred in time, not their importance. It is a method of organizing information or events in a sequence according to their occurrence.

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