Language Arts 7 Final

60 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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Language Arts 7 Final

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

  • 2. 
    A brief statement that gives the most important information about something is a _____.
    • A. 

      Summary

    • B. 

      Story

    • C. 

      Quote

    • D. 

      Sentence

  • 3. 
    Investigative reporting is a form of journalism in which reporters thoroughly investigate a single topic of interest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 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

  • 5. 
    Newspapers and TV news differ in the number of details and _____ used.
    • A. 

      Vices

    • B. 

      Violence

    • C. 

      Videos

    • D. 

      Visuals

  • 6. 
    A cause-and-effect chain is a set of events that is started by a cause.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 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

  • 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

  • 9. 
    A persuasive essay is designed to influence the reader to take action.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 12. 
    Persuasive writing is about convincing others to share your point of view.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 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.)
  • 14. 
    An opinion statement is made up of an issue plus a writer's point of view.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A person who gives you a counterargument is disagreeing with you.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    A main idea statement is also known as a _______ statement.
    • A. 

      Expert opinion

    • B. 

      Opening

    • C. 

      Thesis

    • D. 

      Factual

  • 17. 
    A compound sentence contains two or more dependent clauses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Reasons people may disagree with you are known as ____________.
    • A. 

      Counterarguments

    • B. 

      Analysis

    • C. 

      Evidence

  • 19. 
    The numbers of the subject and verb should be ___________.
    • A. 

      Even

    • B. 

      Odd

    • C. 

      The same

    • D. 

      Different

  • 20. 
    Advertisements would most likely be found in __________.
    • A. 

      Television commercials

    • B. 

      Magazines

    • C. 

      Newspapers

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 21. 
    Putting an animal’s picture in an ad can create _____ in an audience.
    • A. 

      Adventure

    • B. 

      Unrest

    • C. 

      Emotion

  • 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

  • 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

  • 24. 
    One helpful reading strategy called __________ helps you think about things you already know. 
    • A. 

      Morphology

    • B. 

      Context clues

    • C. 

      Prior knowledge

    • D. 

      Vocabulary

  • 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

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