Paragraph Writing Quiz
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  • Question 1
    180 seconds
    Q. What is a paragraph?
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    Made up of only one sentence.
    A series of sentences that talk about a specific subject.
    A series of sentences that talk about various subjects.
    A series of paragraphs about one main idea, or point.
  • Question 2
    180 seconds
    Q. What are transitions?
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    The sentences that express the main point, or idea, of a paragraph.
    Reasons, examples, and other details that support the main point of the paragraph.
    Signal words that help organize a paragraph, using time order or listing order.
    A series of sentences about one main idea, or point.
  • Question 3
    180 seconds
    Q. What is an essay?
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    A series of paragraphs about one main idea, or point.
    The final stage in the writing process.
    An excellent way to get a lot of information down on paper.
    The sentence that expresses the main point, or idea, of a paragraph.
  • Question 4
    180 seconds
    Q. What is a topic sentence?
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    A sentence with signal words that increase effectiveness of organization.
    A way to conclude the paragraph so the reader knows what the entire paragraph was about.
    Reasons, examples, and other details that support the main point of the paragraph.
    The sentence that expresses the main point, or idea, of a paragraph.
  • Question 5
    180 seconds
    Q. What is a commentary sentence?
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    A way to conclude the paragraph so the reader knows what the paragraph was about.
    Reasons, examples, and other details to support the main point of the paragraph.
    Sentence(s) that provide the writer’s analysis, or elaboration, on the supporting detail sentence.
    The sentence that expresses the main point, or idea, of a paragraph.
  • Question 6
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    Q. What is a supporting detail sentence?
    answer choices
    Reasons, examples, and other details that support the main point of the paragraph.
    A way to conclude the paragraph so the reader knows what the paragraph was about.
    Signal words that help organize a paragraph, using time order or listing order.
    A series of paragraphs about one main idea, or point.
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