The Ultimate Prewriting MCQ Quiz

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Play "The Ultimate Prewriting MCQ Quiz" to learn concepts, structure, methods, and prewriting techniques. Prewriting is the step in drafting an essay where you develop all the ideas you need to start writing. How much do you know about this critical process? This quiz contains various facts and information that will help you enhance your prewriting and, ultimately, your writing skills. If you like the quiz, share it with your friends and family. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the first thing to do when pre-writing?
    • A. 

      Outline

    • B. 

      Brainstorm

    • C. 

      Find sources

    • D. 

      Sketching

  • 2. 
    An outline helps your essay to
    • A. 

      Be organized

    • B. 

      Skip details

    • C. 

      Brainstorming

    • D. 

      Flowcharts

  • 3. 
    Which of these should you avoid when looking for reliable sources for your essay?
    • A. 

      Using a research database

    • B. 

      Visiting the library

    • C. 

      Using a search engine (such as Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc.)

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    A thesis statement
    • A. 

      Should not be in the introduction

    • B. 

      Summarizes your essay

    • C. 

      Cannot be changed

    • D. 

      Should not be used while writing

  • 5. 
    Body paragraphs
    • A. 

      Support your thesis

    • B. 

      Take up space

    • C. 

      Do not prove your thesis statement

    • D. 

      Should not elaborate thesis

  • 6. 
    In pre-writing technique, making a list of main points, organized with sub points, termed as:
    • A. 

      Mind mapping

    • B. 

      Sketching

    • C. 

      Outlining

    • D. 

      Brainstorming

  • 7. 
    A visual technique based on graphical sketches of a page and screen is known as?
    • A. 

      Outlining

    • B. 

      Brainstorming

    • C. 

      Storyboarding

    • D. 

      Sketching

  • 8. 
    Generated ideas without following any sequence are known as:
    • A. 

      Line graphs

    • B. 

      Flow charts

    • C. 

      Mind maps

    • D. 

      Sketch

  • 9. 
    The title must explain which of the following, for writing a successful instruction and user manual:
    • A. 

      What

    • B. 

      Why

    • C. 

      When

    • D. 

      Who

  • 10. 
     How long should you take to do a prewrite?
    • A. 

      1 hour

    • B. 

      10-25 minutes

    • C. 

      More than 3 hours

    • D. 

      2 - 3 hours

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