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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 a correct outline should look like.






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






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






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






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






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






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






8. How many words should the average paragraph contain?






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






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






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






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






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






14. Paragraph






15. Examples of paired items.






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






17. An appropriate outline should consist of...






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






19. What is a parallel structure used for?






20. Some characteristics of an well written paragraph.






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






22. What words define critical thinking?






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






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






25. Steps to be taken in structuring an essay






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






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






28. A description of a closed thesis statement.






29. The steps in creating a manuscript






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






31. The criteria of forming a critical response.






32. When managing time - a student should ______________.






33. The techniques of critical reading.






34. Subject






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






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






37. Define plagiarism.






38. The thesis function.






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






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






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






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