Uga First-year Composition Policies

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Policy Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz about the policies governing the First-year Composition Program at the University of Georgia, as laid out in Chapters 3 and 5 of the First-year Composition Guide, 2010 edition.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In this MWF class, students may only miss 5 classes before they may expect to be dropped from the course.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What grade would a student receive if he or she drops after the withdrawal deadline (October 21)?
    • A. 

      WP

    • B. 

      WF

    • C. 

      F

    • D. 

      I

  • 3. 
    If a grade of “I” (Incomplete) is not removed after three terms (including Summer), it changes automatically to an “F.”
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What does a grade of “C” on an essay mean?
    • A. 

      Competent / Credible / Creepy

    • B. 

      Comfortable / Cogent / Average

    • C. 

      Competent / Credible / Complete

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Who is the first person that you should discuss a grade appeal with?
    • A. 

      The Dean of Franklin College

    • B. 

      Your Instructor

    • C. 

      The Director of First-year Composition

    • D. 

      The Department Head of English

    • E. 

      The Governor

  • 6. 
    According to the FYC Grading Rubric, there is a single quality that defines "Distinction" and therefore earns an essay a grade of "A."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A writer can show audience awareness through:
    • A. 

      Developing his or her credibility (ethos)

    • B. 

      Using sound logic and clear reasoning

    • C. 

      Demonstrating comfort and familiarity with appropriate jargon or professional vocabularies

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 8. 
    All students taking ENGL1101 write a minimum of three essays (1000-1500 words or longer) that count for at least 50% of the student's final grade.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    An essay that contains no grammatical or typographical errors automatically receives a grade of "A."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Your teacher's name, as listed on the course syllabus, i:
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