Writing Process And Styles

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Writing Process Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz about writing formally and informally.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    After writing a first draft, the writer should brainstorm for ideas about their topic.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Revising and editing are the same processes. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    When free writing, writers should be very careful about punctuation and grammar.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Informal writing allows the writer to use relaxed language or slang.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Clustering is a pre-writing technique where the writer creates a web of his/her ideas about the topic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When revising a draft, the writer fixes errors with punctuation and spelling.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The style of writing we use is determined by the type of words, and the punctuation we feel like using.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    In order to decide if you should write informally or formally, you have to consider who your audience is and how many paragraphs it will be.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Outlines help the writer organize their ideas into paragraphs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Novels are often written in an informal style, so the characters can seem real by using informal language in their dialogue with each other.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A final typed draft is a published piece of writing. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The final stage in writing formally is publish.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    You need to write a letter to the manager of a local music store because the keyboard you purchased is not working properly. You should write an informal letter.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    You are writing a letter to a cousin to tell him about your plans to visit this summer. You can write informally.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    You have an assignment for history class to write a personal diary entry that expresses your feelings about a historical event. This assignment should be written formally.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    If you aren’t sure whether you should use formal or informal writing, you should always write formally. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False