Book 2 Quiz

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Book 2 Quiz

This quiz will test to see whether you understood the concepts from Book 2 in EL121.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you take the ideas of others without using references, you are committing _______________.
    • A. 

      Quoting

    • B. 

      Paraphrasing

    • C. 

      Plagiarism

  • 2. 
    When you paraphrase, you do NOT need to include the source.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The difference between a story and an essay is that the purpose of a story is to ___________ and the purpose of an essay is to ___________.
    • A. 

      Educate / entertain

    • B. 

      Entertain / educate

    • C. 

      Inform / educate

  • 4. 
    What are the 3 main parts of an essay? 
    • A. 

      Introduction / Body / Conclusion

    • B. 

      Introduction / Thesis / Conclusion

    • C. 

      Thesis / Topic Sentence / Supporting Sentences

  • 5. 
    What do we call the sentence which comes at the end of the introduction and gives the reader the main idea of the essay? 
    • A. 

      Topic statement

    • B. 

      Topic sentence

    • C. 

      Thesis

  • 6. 
    The best way to improve your writing skills is by _______________
    • A. 

      Reading a book about writing

    • B. 

      Using LMS

    • C. 

      Practicing your writing

  • 7. 
    What is the difference between a summary, a critique and a synthesis?
    • A. 

      Summary: Short version of text. Critique: Summary + opinion. Synthesis: Finding similarities.

    • B. 

      Summary: Opinion. Critique: Finding similarities. Synthesis: Short version of text.

    • C. 

      I have no clue!!

  • 8. 
    What are the steps needed to summarize a text properly?
    • A. 

      Write, understand, read, check

    • B. 

      Read, understand, write, check

    • C. 

      Check, write, understand, read

  • 9. 
    If you had to write a thesis for the topic below, which thesis would be best? Topic: Negative Influence of Social Media 
    • A. 

      Even though social media today is very popular, this essay will discuss two main disadvantages.

    • B. 

      The negative influence of social media on people.

    • C. 

      Social media is very big today and this essay will talk about the advantages and disadvantages.

  • 10. 
    When you borrow ideas from other people, you can do that either by quoting or paraphrasing. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The 'Bibliography' is the list of sources which comes at the end of your essay or paper. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What is an outline? 
    • A. 

      Sentences only

    • B. 

      Smaller version of an essay

    • C. 

      General plan or 'skeleton' of an essay

  • 13. 
    How do you write an outline? 
    • A. 

      Introduction / Body paragraphs / Conclusion

    • B. 

      Intro paragraph / Main ideas in sentence form / Conclusion

    • C. 

      I have no idea!

  • 14. 
    Topic sentences are usually found in the introduction. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What is the purpose of the introduction? 
    • A. 

      To prepare the reader for the main idea

    • B. 

      To attract the reader only

    • C. 

      To pull the reader and prepare him

  • 16. 
    Quotes should support your ideas not replace them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What is the MLA style? 
    • A. 

      A standard writing style

    • B. 

      A standard citation style

    • C. 

      A standard...um I have no idea!

  • 18. 
    What are transition words? 
    • A. 

      Words which connect ideas together

    • B. 

      Words which help you avoid plagiarism

    • C. 

      Words which help you reference

  • 19. 
    The conclusion is not very important. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    What happens to students who plagiarize? 
    • A. 

      Nothing happens

    • B. 

      They fail the course

    • C. 

      They get a certificate