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CLEP College Composition 2 Critical Reading And Writing

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  • Answer 42 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. How many words should the average paragraph contain?






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






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






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






5. What words define critical thinking?






6. A description of a closed thesis statement.






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






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






9. The thesis function.






10. What is a parallel structure used for?






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






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






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






14. Define plagiarism.






15. When managing time - a student should ______________.






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






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






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






19. Steps to be taken in structuring an essay






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






21. The criteria of forming a critical response.






22. Some characteristics of an well written paragraph.






23. The steps in creating a manuscript






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






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






26. The techniques of critical reading.






27. Paragraph






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






29. Subject






30. Examples of paired items.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






38. An appropriate outline should consist of...






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






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






41. What a correct outline should look like.






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