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CLEP College Composition 2 Critical Reading And Writing

Instructions:
  • Answer 42 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. What is a parallel structure used for?






2. The techniques of critical reading.






3. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to illustrate.






4. Examples of paired items.






5. Paragraph






6. What does critical thinking do to benefit a student?






7. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to show a result or effect.






8. What a correct outline should look like.






9. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to compare.






10. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to qualify.






11. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to summarize.






12. Define what it means for a story to be considered a 'coming of age' piece of literature. Give an example.






13. An appropriate outline should consist of...






14. What words define critical thinking?






15. Examples of a signal phrase when the author is Suggestive






16. What should be on a drafting and revising checklist?






17. Some characteristics of an well written paragraph.






18. Steps to be taken in structuring an essay






19. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to place.






20. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to add.






21. Four out of the eight ways which are most helpful when developing and shaping ideas.






22. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to contrast.






23. Define plagiarism.






24. When managing time - a student should ______________.






25. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to give a reason or cause.






26. The criteria of forming a critical response.






27. What are examples of parallel structures using items in a series?






28. Examples of a signal phrase when the author is Uneasy






29. Examples of a signal phrase when the author is Argumentative






30. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to place in time.






31. A description of a closed thesis statement.






32. Define what a transitional expression is and explain its importance.






33. Subject






34. How many words should the average paragraph contain?






35. Examples of a signal phrase when the author is Neutral






36. The thesis function.






37. On average - how many words should a sentence have?






38. Good habits for a student to form when note taking for reading comprehension.






39. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to concede (a point).






40. Examples of a signal phrase when the author is Agreeing






41. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to emphasize.






42. The steps in creating a manuscript