Post-assessment - Thesis Statements

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Post-assessment - Thesis Statements - Quiz

This quiz will assess your knowledge of Thesis Statements.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

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

  • 2. 

    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."

  • 3. 

    What is a thesis statement?

  • 4. 

    What is the first thing you should do after receiving your prompt?

  • 5. 

    "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.

    The given thesis statement is an example of a blueprint thesis statement. This is because it outlines the main points or characteristics that the writer admires about their brother, which are being a straight "A" student, working two jobs, and volunteering at the community center. The thesis statement serves as a blueprint for the rest of the essay, as it sets the direction and main ideas that will be discussed in the body paragraphs.

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  • 6. 

    A good thesis statement is a broad generalization about your topic.

    • A.


    • B.


    Correct Answer
    B. False
    A good thesis statement is not a broad generalization about your topic. Instead, it should be a clear and concise statement that presents the main argument or point of view of your essay. It should be specific and focused, providing a roadmap for the reader to understand the main ideas that will be discussed in the essay. A broad generalization would be too vague and lack the necessary clarity and direction that a good thesis statement should have. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 7. 

    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.

    Correct Answer
    D. Is found in the introduction.
    A good thesis statement is found in the introduction. This is because the thesis statement is a concise summary of the main idea or argument of the paper, and it helps to guide the reader's understanding of the topic. By placing the thesis statement in the introduction, the writer sets the tone for the rest of the paper and provides a clear focus for the reader to follow.

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  • 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.

    Correct Answer
    D. In the thesis statement.
    The thesis statement is the central idea or main argument of an essay. It is typically found in the introduction and provides a clear indication of the essay's focus and direction. The thesis statement sets the tone for the entire essay and guides the reader in understanding the main point being made. It is usually concise and specific, summarizing the main idea that will be explored and supported throughout the essay. Therefore, the thesis statement is the most appropriate answer choice as it encapsulates the main idea of the essay.

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