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Oct 13th, 2014
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1. Which of the following statement is a myth about writing? 

  Fear of looking foolish prevents writers from excelling.

  Time and effort are the most important criteria to better writing.

  Writing what you believe readers will want to hear will help you overcome fear.

  Modeling your own writing on someone else’s will help you overcome fear.

Question 2.2. A researcher can tell that questions are coherent by all of the following results, EXCEPT   The essential questions are unrelated to one another.

  The supporting questions are connected to essential questions.

  The scope of the project is limited and possible.

  The research is focused on a specific purpose.

Question 3.3. By carefully considering the numerous perspectives on a topic, which of the following is MOST likely to occur? 

  The researcher will get off track on the issue.

  The writer will lose focus on the main purpose.

   New data will complicate the issues and cause disarray.

  The researcher’s understanding will deepen.

Question 4.4. Research projects tend to fulfill WHICH ONE of the following goals? 

  They reveal unseen dimensions to an issue.

  They create upheaval around issues.

  They accept common practices and policies.

  They restate accepted wisdom on an issue.

Question 5.5. To assess research needs, a researcher should begin with WHICH ONE of the following elements? 

  Develop an initial set of research questions.

  Review theories relevant to the research question.

  Find background, exhibit, argument, and method (BEAM) sources.

  Write a draft of the thesis statement.

Question 6.6. Researchers understand that their research may provide the following element for future generations: 

  completeness to a problem.

  precise definition of an issue.

  decrease of further study.

  extension, revision, or refutation of their work.

Question 7.7. Which of the following characteristics is NOT an expected outcome of a research project? 

  Frustrations and challenges occur in the writing process.

  New perspectives will occur.

  You will forge a solitary path to the answer.

  Your voice will inform a community of scholars.

Question 8.8. Which of the following BEST describes the purpose of a thesis? (Points : 1)

  to respond to one or more researchers’ positions

  to prove a point

  to present a straightforward definition of the topic

  to cite relevant evidence to support your argument

Question 9.9. An academic argument contains all of the following components, EXCEPT (Points : 1)

  personal opinions without additional evidence

  one or more authorial claims

  carefully selected conceptual framework

  relevant and tested evidence

Question 10.10. When writing your global purpose, which of the following is NOT considered a helpful practice? (Points : 1)

  being explicit about your research purpose

  being specific in your claims

  being clear on the issues you’ll cover

  being careful not to take a position

Question 11.11. Which of the following types of sources is LEAST likely to meet your research needs? (Points : 1)

  a source whose primary function is to establish fact

  a source that considers alternative explanations

  a source that takes a different position than the one you hold

  a source that treats readers as fellow researchers

Question 12.12. A topic sentence must support the thesis statement. (Points : 1)



Question 13.13. Academic citations are important for all of the following reasons, EXCEPT (Points : 1)

  to give credit to other people

  to enable readers to trace the logic of your argument

  to make the cited writers feel important

  to provide other researchers with important sources

Question 14.14. As you finalize the essential and supporting questions of the research stage, you need to reconsider coherency to determine WHICH of the following scenarios: (Points : 1)

  Your questions have asked everything possible in order to cover all bases.

  Your supporting questions relate back to your essential questions.

  Essential questions are independent and do not relate to your supporting questions.

  You only focus on noncontroversial questions.

Question 15.15. Which one of the following strategies will NOT help you work through confusion? (Points : 1)

  Allow yourself limitless time to research thoroughly before writing.

  Consult a specialized dictionary.

  Get the help of someone with more knowledge than you.

  Ask for professional assistance from an instructor.

Question 16.16. Google searches never result in appropriate results for a research-based paper. (Points : 1)



Question 17.17. Research skills are primarily valued for which of the following reasons? (Points : 1)

  their role in aiding memorization

  their aid in problem solving

  their necessity in entry-level job positions

  their assistance in helping students finish exams

Question 18.18. Quotation marks indicate (Points : 1)

  indirect quotes.

  paraphrased quotes.

  direct quotes.

  famous quotes.

Question 19.19. An original work (as opposed to an interpretation of the work) is known as (Points : 1)

  a primary source

  a secondary source

  a tertiary source

  none of the above

Question 20.20. Rogerian Argument is arranged in the following order: (Points : 1)

  Introduction, Argument, Rebuttal, Counterargument, Conclusion

  Introduction & Thesis Statement, Position & Evidence, Opposing Viewpoint, Rebuttal, Conclusion

  Thesis Statement, Topic Sentences, Conclusion

  Introduction & Thesis Statement, Opposing Viewpoint, Position & Evidence, Common Ground, Solution & Conclusion

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