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






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






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






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






5. Define plagiarism.






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






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






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






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






10. Some characteristics of an well written paragraph.






11. How many words should the average paragraph contain?






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






13. What words define critical thinking?






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






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






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






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






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






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






20. The techniques of critical reading.






21. Subject






22. What a correct outline should look like.






23. Paragraph






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






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






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






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






28. The steps in creating a manuscript






29. The criteria of forming a critical response.






30. Steps to be taken in structuring an essay






31. The thesis function.






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






33. When managing time - a student should ______________.






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






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






36. An appropriate outline should consist of...






37. Examples of paired items.






38. A description of a closed thesis statement.






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






40. What is a parallel structure used for?






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






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