Post-assessment - Thesis Statements

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Post-assessment - Thesis Statements

This quiz will assess your knowledge of Thesis Statements.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a thesis statement?
  • 2. 
    What is the first thing you should do after receiving your prompt?
  • 3. 
    "I admire my brother, because he is a straight "A" student, he works two jobs, and he volunteers at the community center."This thesis statement is an example of a ____________     ___________________  thesis statement.
  • 4. 
    A good thesis statement is a broad generalization about your topic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Write a "blue printed" thesis statement for the following prompt:"Write a five paragraph essay about someone who inspires you."
  • 6. 
    A good thesis statement:
    • A. 

      Usually needs to be two or three sentences so that the main idea of your paper is clearly stated.

    • B. 

      Is found at the beginning of each paragraph.

    • C. 

      Is the first sentence of your conclusion.

    • D. 

      Is found in the introduction.

  • 7. 
    Given the following thesis statement what might you expect to find in this essay?"I love vacationing with my parents because they always pay for the trip, they choose interesting destinations, and they allow me to bring my best friend."
  • 8. 
    The main idea of an essay is found:
    • A. 

      In the title

    • B. 

      In the introduction

    • C. 

      At the beginning of each body paragraph

    • D. 

      In the thesis statement.