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Answer the following questions about writing a research paper.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A good way to evaluate trustworthy online sources is to...

    • A.

      Look at the domain extension.

    • B.

      Look for pages with background music.

    • C.

      Look for pages that have no author listed.

    • D.

      Look for pages written by amateurs.

    Correct Answer
    A. Look at the domain extension.
    Explanation
    Looking at the domain extension is a good way to evaluate trustworthy online sources because it can provide information about the credibility and reliability of the website. Domain extensions such as .edu, .gov, and .org are generally more trustworthy as they are associated with educational institutions, government organizations, and non-profit entities respectively. On the other hand, domain extensions like .com or .net are more commonly used for commercial purposes and may not always indicate a reliable source. Therefore, examining the domain extension can give valuable insights into the credibility of the online source.

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  • 2. 

    In general, the most trustworthy online sources have the domain extensions...

    • A.

      .php and .mov.

    • B.

      .gov and .edu.

    • C.

      .com and .jpeg.

    • D.

      .asp and .png.

    Correct Answer
    B. .gov and .edu.
    Explanation
    The most trustworthy online sources are usually those with domain extensions .gov and .edu. These extensions are reserved for government and educational institutions, respectively. Websites with these extensions are typically more reliable and credible as they are subject to stricter regulations and standards. They are less likely to contain biased or misleading information compared to websites with extensions like .com or .jpeg, which can be created by anyone.

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  • 3. 

    In general, an online source is not good if...

    • A.

      The author has authority on the subject.

    • B.

      The author provides evidence to substantiate opinions.

    • C.

      There are a lot of spelling and grammar mistakes.

    • D.

      What the author says can be substantiated by other sources.

    Correct Answer
    C. There are a lot of spelling and grammar mistakes.
    Explanation
    An online source is not considered good if there are a lot of spelling and grammar mistakes. This is because such mistakes indicate a lack of attention to detail and professionalism, which can undermine the credibility and reliability of the information presented. Spelling and grammar mistakes can also make the content difficult to understand, leading to potential misinterpretations or misunderstandings. Therefore, it is important to ensure that online sources are well-written and error-free to maintain their quality and trustworthiness.

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  • 4. 

    In general, an online source is good if...

    • A.

      It provides no links to other sources.

    • B.

      The author uses an angry, provocative tone.

    • C.

      The tone is sensationalistic.

    • D.

      The site is not obviously just an advertisement for a product.

    Correct Answer
    D. The site is not obviously just an advertisement for a product.
    Explanation
    An online source can be considered good if it is not obviously just an advertisement for a product. This means that the website should not primarily focus on promoting or selling a particular product or service. Instead, it should provide unbiased and reliable information on the topic at hand. By avoiding blatant advertisements, the source can maintain its credibility and ensure that the information provided is trustworthy and objective.

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  • 5. 

    Sites should be avoided if...

    • A.

      They contain a lot of dead links.

    • B.

      It is an academic site.

    • C.

      The information they contain is relevant to your research.

    • D.

      The author uses a fair and balanced tone.

    Correct Answer
    A. They contain a lot of dead links.
    Explanation
    Sites should be avoided if they contain a lot of dead links because this indicates that the website is not regularly maintained or updated. Dead links can lead to frustration and waste time for users who are trying to access information. It is important to have reliable and up-to-date sources when conducting research or seeking information online. Therefore, sites with dead links may not provide accurate or current information, making them less reliable for research purposes.

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  • 6. 

    A good thesis statement...

    • A.

      Is vague and indirect.

    • B.

      Presents a position that is debatable.

    • C.

      Makes broad generalizations.

    • D.

      States the obvious.

    Correct Answer
    B. Presents a position that is debatable.
    Explanation
    A good thesis statement presents a position that is debatable because it allows for different perspectives and arguments to be discussed. It is not vague or indirect, as it clearly states the writer's stance on a particular topic. It also does not make broad generalizations or state the obvious, as it should be specific and provide a unique perspective on the subject matter.

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  • 7. 

    A good thesis statement...

    • A.

      Presents more than one position on a topic.

    • B.

      Is angry and biased in tone.

    • C.

      Is merely a restatement of the topic.

    • D.

      Makes clear the direction the essay is going to take.

    Correct Answer
    D. Makes clear the direction the essay is going to take.
    Explanation
    A good thesis statement makes clear the direction the essay is going to take. This means that it provides a clear and specific focus for the essay, indicating what the main argument or point of the essay will be. It helps to guide the reader and give them a sense of what to expect in the essay. Unlike the other options, which are incorrect, a good thesis statement does not present multiple positions, express anger or bias, or simply restate the topic.

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  • 8. 

    If you are experiencing writer's block, you should...

    • A.

      Make sure that everything you write is perfect.

    • B.

      Turn off your internal critic.

    • C.

      Start writing later in the quarter.

    • D.

      Start writing your introduction.

    Correct Answer
    B. Turn off your internal critic.
    Explanation
    When experiencing writer's block, it is important to turn off your internal critic. This means silencing the voice in your head that constantly judges and criticizes your writing. By doing so, you can free yourself from self-doubt and perfectionism, allowing your ideas to flow more freely. This can help overcome the mental barriers that contribute to writer's block and enable you to start writing without being hindered by self-imposed constraints.

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  • 9. 

    Generally speaking, which of the following should you NOT do when writing a paper?

    • A.

      Start early enough in the quarter to make sure you are finished in time.

    • B.

      Develop the introduction and conclusion later.

    • C.

      Use deadlines (as motivators) to your own advantage.

    • D.

      Try to put everything in a logical order while you are writing.

    Correct Answer
    D. Try to put everything in a logical order while you are writing.
    Explanation
    When writing a paper, it is not recommended to try to put everything in a logical order while you are writing. This is because the process of writing involves generating ideas, organizing thoughts, and revising the content. Trying to put everything in a logical order while writing can hinder the flow of ideas and creativity. It is more effective to focus on brainstorming and getting all the necessary information down first, and then organizing and arranging the content in a logical order during the editing and revision process.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following is not a good way to structure your paper?

    • A.

      Asking yourself questions about the text as you read.

    • B.

      Arguing against a secondary source with which you disagree.

    • C.

      Writing bits and pieces of your paper, then putting them all together in a logical order afterwards.

    • D.

      Trying to guess what your professor wants.

    Correct Answer
    D. Trying to guess what your professor wants.
    Explanation
    Guessing what your professor wants is not a good way to structure your paper because it is based on assumptions and speculation. It is important to focus on the content, topic, and objective of your paper rather than trying to anticipate your professor's preferences. A good paper should be structured based on a clear and logical order, supporting arguments, and evidence, rather than trying to cater to someone's personal preferences.

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  • 11. 

    Which of the following statements is NOT true?

    • A.

      Generally speaking, who, what, where, why, and how are irrelevant questions when writing about literature.

    • B.

      Even people who write well sometimes have difficulty writing.

    • C.

      Worrying about the final grade will probably make it more difficult to write.

    • D.

      You should always choose a topic that is interesting to you.

    Correct Answer
    A. Generally speaking, who, what, where, why, and how are irrelevant questions when writing about literature.
    Explanation
    The statement "Generally speaking, who, what, where, why, and how are irrelevant questions when writing about literature" is not true. When writing about literature, it is important to consider these questions as they help analyze and understand the text. Who are the characters? What is the plot? Where does the story take place? Why do certain events occur? How do the literary devices contribute to the overall meaning? These questions are essential for a comprehensive analysis of literature.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the following should you NOT do if you are having difficulty writing?

    • A.

      Focus on the subject of your paper.

    • B.

      Avoid writing until you feel comfortable.

    • C.

      Give yourself small rewards along the way.

    • D.

      Establish your own personal ideal conditions for writing.

    Correct Answer
    B. Avoid writing until you feel comfortable.
    Explanation
    Avoiding writing until you feel comfortable is not a recommended approach if you are having difficulty writing. This is because waiting for comfort may lead to procrastination and further delay in writing. It is important to push through the discomfort and start writing, as this can help overcome writer's block and generate ideas. Taking breaks, setting small goals, and creating an ideal writing environment are effective strategies, but avoiding writing altogether is not a productive solution.

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  • 13. 

    Mind mapping and outlining are different ways of...

    • A.

      Organizing your thoughts.

    • B.

      Scheduling your writing time.

    • C.

      Rewarding yourself.

    • D.

      Getting bogged down in your research.

    Correct Answer
    A. Organizing your thoughts.
    Explanation
    Mind mapping and outlining are different ways of organizing your thoughts. Mind mapping involves creating a visual representation of ideas, with the central concept in the center and related ideas branching out. It allows for a more creative and non-linear approach to organizing thoughts. On the other hand, outlining involves creating a hierarchical structure, with main points and sub-points organized in a logical order. It provides a more structured and linear approach to organizing thoughts. Both methods are effective in organizing ideas and can be used based on personal preference and the nature of the task at hand.

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  • 14. 

    Which of these is not a transition statement?

    • A.

      "as we know"

    • B.

      "at the same time"

    • C.

      "however"

    • D.

      "original"

    Correct Answer
    D. "original"
    Explanation
    The word "original" does not function as a transition statement. Transition statements are used to connect ideas and show the relationship between them. "Original" does not serve this purpose and does not indicate a transition or connection between ideas.

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  • 15. 

    Which of these is not a transition statement?

    • A.

      "in addition"

    • B.

      "in spite of"

    • C.

      "joint"

    • D.

      "but"

    Correct Answer
    C. "joint"
    Explanation
    The term "joint" does not function as a transition statement. Transition statements are used to connect ideas or sentences together in a logical and coherent manner. "In addition," "in spite of," and "but" are all examples of transition statements that indicate a shift or connection between ideas. However, "joint" does not serve this purpose and is not commonly used as a transition word.

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  • 16. 

    Which of these is not a transition statement?

    • A.

      "match"

    • B.

      "however"

    • C.

      "in addition"

    • D.

      "moreover"

    Correct Answer
    A. "match"
    Explanation
    The word "match" does not function as a transition statement. Transition statements are used to connect ideas and show the relationship between different parts of a text. Examples of transition statements include "however," "in addition," and "moreover," which indicate contrast, addition, and emphasis respectively. On the other hand, "match" does not serve this purpose and is not commonly used as a transition statement.

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  • 17. 

    Which of the following is not a transition statement?

    • A.

      "yet"

    • B.

      "so"

    • C.

      "of course"

    • D.

      "average"

    Correct Answer
    D. "average"
    Explanation
    The word "average" does not function as a transition statement. Transition statements are words or phrases that connect ideas or sentences together, providing smooth flow and coherence in writing. Examples of transition statements include "yet," "so," and "of course," which indicate contrast, result, and certainty respectively. However, "average" is not a transition statement but rather an adjective that describes something as typical or ordinary.

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  • 18. 

    Revising and editing are the same thing.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Revising and editing are not the same thing. While both involve making changes to a piece of writing, revising focuses on improving the content, structure, and organization, while editing focuses on correcting grammar, punctuation, and style. Revising involves rethinking and reworking the ideas and overall message, while editing deals with the technical aspects of the writing. Therefore, the statement that revising and editing are the same thing is false.

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  • 19. 

    The difference between revising and editing is that...

    • A.

      When we revise we make minor changes, and when we edit we make major changes to our writing.

    • B.

      When we edit we make minor changes, and when we revise we make major changes to our writing.

    • C.

      Revising has to do with improving the text, and editing doesn't.

    • D.

      Editing has to do with improving the text, and revising doesn't.

    Correct Answer
    B. When we edit we make minor changes, and when we revise we make major changes to our writing.
    Explanation
    When we edit, we make minor changes to our writing, such as correcting grammar, punctuation, and spelling errors. On the other hand, when we revise, we make major changes to improve the overall content, structure, and organization of our writing. Revising involves rethinking and reworking ideas, adding or deleting information, and making substantial edits to enhance clarity and coherence. Therefore, the correct answer is that when we edit, we make minor changes, and when we revise, we make major changes to our writing.

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  • 20. 

    When we are writing the first draft, we shouldn't worry about style and accuracy.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    When writing the first draft, it is important not to worry about style and accuracy. The first draft is meant to capture ideas and get them down on paper, without being overly concerned about perfect grammar or polished writing. By focusing on content and getting thoughts out, the writer can then revise and edit in subsequent drafts to improve style and accuracy. Therefore, the statement that we shouldn't worry about style and accuracy when writing the first draft is true.

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  • 21. 

    When writing an academic paper, we should assume our reader knows nothing about the topic.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement that when writing an academic paper, we should assume our reader knows nothing about the topic is false. In academic writing, it is generally assumed that the reader has some level of knowledge and understanding of the topic being discussed. Academic papers are typically written for a specific audience, such as researchers or scholars in a particular field, who are expected to have a certain level of expertise. Therefore, it is important to provide enough background information and context, but not to assume complete ignorance on the part of the reader.

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  • 22. 

    Your paper should have a unifying theme stated as a thesis near the end of the first or second paragraph.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
  • 23. 

    It is best to avoid theses that are too argumentative or controversial.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that it is not advisable to choose theses that are argumentative or controversial. This implies that such topics may be more challenging to handle and may lead to conflicts or disagreements among researchers or readers. Therefore, it is better to avoid these types of theses to ensure a smoother research process and a more objective approach to the topic.

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  • 24. 

    An argument is a conceptual statement aimed at a specific conclusion.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    An argument is a type of statement that presents a logical reasoning or evidence in support of a specific conclusion. It is a way of presenting a viewpoint or perspective and attempting to persuade others to accept it. Therefore, it can be considered as a conceptual statement aimed at reaching a particular conclusion. Hence, the given answer that states "True" is correct.

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  • 25. 

    It's a good idea to give your paper the same title as the work you are writing about.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because it is not a good idea to give your paper the same title as the work you are writing about. The title of your paper should be original and reflect the content or focus of your own work. Using the same title as the original work can lead to confusion and may not accurately represent your own research or analysis.

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  • 26. 

    Ideally, your title should be informative enough that anyone who reads it will have some idea what your paper is about.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "True". This means that the statement being discussed in the question is true. However, without the specific context or question, it is not possible to provide a detailed explanation of why the answer is true.

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  • 27. 

    If you have to use pronouns to refer to people in general, you should use the masculine forms (he, his, him).

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. When referring to people in general, it is important to use inclusive language that is gender-neutral. Using only masculine pronouns can exclude and marginalize individuals who identify as female or non-binary. It is more inclusive and respectful to use gender-neutral pronouns such as they, their, and them when referring to people in general.

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  • 28. 

    You should strive to use erudite words in your writing, even if you're not sure what they mean.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The correct answer is False because using erudite words without knowing their meaning can lead to confusion and miscommunication. It is important to use words that you understand and can effectively convey your message. Striving to use erudite words without understanding their meaning may make your writing appear pretentious or unintelligible.

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  • 29. 

    If you are not writing a paper, but giving a presentation in class, you don't have to worry about research and organization

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is false because even if you are giving a presentation in class, it is still important to do research and organize your thoughts. Research helps you gather accurate and reliable information to support your points, while organization ensures that your presentation flows logically and effectively communicates your message to the audience. Without research and organization, your presentation may lack credibility, coherence, and clarity, which can negatively impact your overall performance.

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  • 30. 

    Your final thesis might be different from your original working thesis.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the final thesis may differ from the original working thesis. This implies that during the process of researching and writing, the individual's perspective or findings may change, leading to a different final thesis. Therefore, it is reasonable to conclude that the given statement is true.

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  • 31. 

    Writing your paper in stages, bit by bit, is the surest way to guarantee successful completion.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Writing a paper in stages, bit by bit, is the surest way to guarantee successful completion because breaking the task into smaller, manageable parts allows for better organization, focus, and progress. By tackling the paper in stages, it becomes easier to plan, research, write, revise, and edit each section effectively. This approach helps to avoid overwhelm, procrastination, and last-minute rush, leading to a higher quality final product. Additionally, working in stages allows for regular feedback and adjustments, ensuring that the paper meets the necessary requirements and achieves the desired outcome.

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  • 32. 

    When writing your paper, you should keep in mind the arguments a hostile reader might make.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    When writing a paper, it is important to consider the arguments that a hostile reader might make. This means anticipating the objections and counterarguments that someone who disagrees with your viewpoint might raise. By acknowledging and addressing these potential objections, you can strengthen your own arguments and make your paper more persuasive. Therefore, the statement "When writing your paper, you should keep in mind the arguments a hostile reader might make" is true.

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  • 33. 

    You cannot use secondary sources if they do not directly discuss the work you are analyzing.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is false because you can use secondary sources even if they do not directly discuss the work you are analyzing. Secondary sources can provide valuable context, background information, and different perspectives that can enhance your analysis. While it is important to prioritize primary sources and direct analysis of the work itself, secondary sources can still be used to support or supplement your arguments as long as they are relevant and contribute to your overall analysis.

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  • 34. 

    Choosing a topic that is too narrow is as big a problem as choosing a topic that is too broad.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Choosing a topic that is too narrow can limit the amount of information available and make it difficult to find enough sources to support the research. It may also result in a lack of depth and complexity in the analysis. On the other hand, choosing a topic that is too broad can lead to a lack of focus and make it challenging to cover all aspects adequately. Therefore, both scenarios can pose problems in conducting effective research, making the statement true.

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  • 35. 

    In literary analysis we do not speak of right or wrong readings, but of strong or weak readings.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is true because in literary analysis, there is no definitive right or wrong interpretation of a text. Instead, the focus is on the strength or weakness of different readings. Different readers may have different interpretations based on their own perspectives, experiences, and understanding of the text. A strong reading is one that is well-supported by evidence from the text and provides insightful analysis, while a weak reading may lack evidence or fail to offer a nuanced understanding of the text.

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  • 36. 

    The reader of your paper must ultimately agree with you.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given answer is False. This suggests that the reader of the paper must not necessarily agree with the author's viewpoint. It implies that there is room for disagreement or differing opinions between the author and the reader. The statement challenges the notion that the reader must always agree with the author and acknowledges the importance of diverse perspectives and interpretations in the reading process.

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  • 37. 

    A literary analysis of a narrative work is usually a plot summary.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A literary analysis of a narrative work involves examining the various elements of the story, such as its themes, characters, symbolism, and writing style, in order to gain a deeper understanding of the work. It goes beyond simply summarizing the plot and delves into the deeper meanings and interpretations of the text. Therefore, stating that a literary analysis is usually a plot summary is incorrect.

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  • 38. 

    When you read a text for analysis, you should underline, highlight, or otherwise take notes as you read.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    When analyzing a text, it is important to underline, highlight, or take notes as you read because it helps in identifying key information, important ideas, and making connections between different parts of the text. By actively engaging with the text through note-taking, it becomes easier to remember and understand the content, as well as to organize thoughts for further analysis or discussion. Therefore, the statement "True" is correct in this context.

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  • 39. 

    The title of a text is usually your first clue as to what it's about.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The title of a text is usually your first clue as to what it's about. This means that the title often provides a hint or indication of the main topic or subject matter of the text. By reading the title, readers can get a general idea of what to expect from the text and can make predictions about its content. While there may be exceptions where the title is misleading or ambiguous, in most cases, the title serves as an initial guide for understanding the text.

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  • 40. 

    Tone is the attitude that is created by the words in the text.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that tone refers to the author's attitude or feelings towards the subject matter, which is conveyed through the words and language used in the text. It sets the overall mood of the writing and can be identified by analyzing the choice of words, sentence structure, and the overall style of writing. Therefore, it is true that tone is the attitude created by the words in the text.

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  • 41. 

    If a text breaks the conventions of its genre, that's not usually something you would comment on in an analysis.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    In an analysis, it is important to comment on any deviations from the conventions of a genre. This is because breaking the conventions can have significant implications for the overall meaning and interpretation of the text. By acknowledging and discussing these deviations, one can provide a more comprehensive and insightful analysis of the text. Therefore, the statement that you would not comment on genre-breaking in an analysis is false.

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  • 42. 

    All of the things evoked in the text are collectively referred to as imagery.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because imagery refers to the use of descriptive language that appeals to the senses, creating vivid mental pictures for the readers. In the given text, it is mentioned that "all of the things evoked in the text" are collectively referred to as imagery, indicating that the text contains various sensory details and descriptions. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 43. 

    A symbol is an image that has more than one meaning in a text.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In a text, a symbol is an image that represents or stands for something beyond its literal meaning. Symbols are used to convey deeper meanings, emotions, or concepts. They can be objects, actions, or even characters that carry symbolic significance. By using symbols, authors can add layers of complexity and depth to their writing, allowing readers to interpret and analyze the text in different ways. Therefore, it is true that a symbol can have more than one meaning in a text.

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  • 44. 

    Most close readings are of lengthy texts.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Close readings can be done on texts of any length, not just lengthy ones. Close reading is a method of analyzing and interpreting a text in detail, focusing on its language, structure, and meaning. It involves careful and thorough examination of the text, regardless of its length. Therefore, the statement that most close readings are of lengthy texts is false.

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  • 45. 

    You should probably decide on your research topic before you go to the library to search for sources.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Deciding on a research topic before going to the library to search for sources is important because it helps you focus your search and find relevant information more efficiently. By having a clear research topic in mind, you can narrow down your search and avoid wasting time on irrelevant sources. This also allows you to develop a research question and hypothesis, which will guide your research process and ensure that you gather the necessary information to answer your research question. Therefore, it is advisable to decide on your research topic before starting your search for sources.

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  • 46. 

    Your research topic and your thesis are the same thing.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the research topic and thesis are not the same thing. A research topic is a broad area of interest that a researcher wants to explore, while a thesis is a specific argument or claim that the researcher makes based on their research findings. In other words, the research topic is the subject of the study, while the thesis is the main point or conclusion that the researcher wants to prove or support. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 47. 

    In most cases, you will probably have to narrow your topic, or you will have too much information.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is suggesting that in most cases, when conducting research or writing, one will either need to narrow down their topic because there is too much information available, or they will have an excessive amount of information to work with. This implies that it is common for individuals to face the challenge of either having too little or too much information when dealing with a topic.

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  • 48. 

    In Modern Languages courses, most of your secondary sources are likely to be newspaper and magazine articles.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    In Modern Languages courses, secondary sources can include a variety of materials, not just newspaper and magazine articles. These sources may include books, academic journals, online resources, interviews, and more. Therefore, it is not accurate to say that most secondary sources in Modern Languages courses are likely to be newspaper and magazine articles.

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  • 49. 

    Usually you will quote directly from all of your sources.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given answer is false. However, without any context or specific question provided, it is not possible to provide a detailed explanation as to why the answer is false.

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  • 50. 

    Block quotes are used for quotes that are three lines or longer.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Block quotes are not used for quotes that are three lines or longer. Block quotes are used for quotes that are four lines or longer.

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