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Knowledge Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What features can improve your writing?
    • A. 

      Imagery

    • B. 

      Beginning sentences with "And" or "Because"

    • C. 

      A catchy introduction

    • D. 

      Using phrases like, "My name is John and I am going to talk about dinasours."

    • E. 

      Both A and C

  • 2. 
    What are some strategies that can help us to montior our understanding?
    • A. 

      Previewing

    • B. 

      Outlining

    • C. 

      Taking Notes

    • D. 

      Asking Questions

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 3. 
    What is the difference between direct and indirect quotes?
    • A. 

      There is no difference.

    • B. 

      Direct quotes never use quotation marks.

    • C. 

      Indirect quotes restate a quote in different words without quotation marks.

    • D. 

      Direct quotes are always worded differently than the original quote.

  • 4. 
    What are some ways to manage our time?
    • A. 

      Reserve a certain amount of time for studying and homework.

    • B. 

      Use a planner to schedule important dates and exams.

    • C. 

      Save homework or studying for the last minute so it's easily remembered.

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 5. 
    What are some characteristics of non-narrative essays?
    • A. 

      They tell stories.

    • B. 

      They always have narrators.

    • C. 

      They state a purpose and inform the reader.

    • D. 

      They are always fictional.

  • 6. 
    Which sentence displays imagery more effectively?
    • A. 

      Ms. Burke has really bad sunburn on her face.

    • B. 

      Ms. Burke has a horrible sunburn and her face burns like the fire of a thousand suns.

  • 7. 
    What should an effective conclusion include?
    • A. 

      A strong statement

    • B. 

      A summary of main points

    • C. 

      A reminder to the reader of the thesis

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    What is the best example of a run-on sentence?
    • A. 

      Kept in the walk-in freezer.

    • B. 

      I really like this book.

    • C. 

      I went to the bookstore then got a new book and I read it really fast because I liked it so much.

    • D. 

      I successfully finished my homework. Now I can hang out with my friends.

  • 9. 
    What is a rubric?
    • A. 

      A type of ruler that measures distance.

    • B. 

      A writing strategy that enhances skill.

    • C. 

      A set of guidelines to help evaluate work.

    • D. 

      Guidelines that contain criteria and a scoring system.

    • E. 

      Both C and D

  • 10. 
    What are two things we should do to improve our writing?
    • A. 

      Write as little as possible and avoid strong statements.

    • B. 

      Edit main ideas of paper and proofread to make spelling and grammar corrections.

    • C. 

      Turn in the first draft and hope for the best.

    • D. 

      Write the introduction first and make sure the conclusion is completely different.

  • 11. 
    How can graphic organizers help us?
    • A. 

      They organize ideas

    • B. 

      They help us to visualize characters or events

    • C. 

      They are good tools for brainstorming

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    What are context clues?
    • A. 

      Hints in nearby text that help determine the meaning of an unfamiliar word.

    • B. 

      Certain types of formal language that enhance our writing.

    • C. 

      Guidelines that set expectations for writing.

    • D. 

      Sentences that always use quotation marks.