Academic Writing
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What is 'academic writing'?
    answer choices
    A technique to write balanced, accurate and professional assignments
    An old-fashioned way of writing
    How university professors write
    The writing you find in textbooks
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. As long as you know your tutor, you don't need to use a formal style of writing. It's good to be friendly!
    answer choices
    Some tutors like you to be formal but some don't mind as long as you do the work.
    You only need to be formal in exams, not regular coursework.
    It's good to be friendly but always use formal English when you write assignments.
    Formal English is too old-fashioned these days
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Choose three words to describe academic writing:
    answer choices
    Talented, stylish, inspiring
    Precise, clear, objective
    Decisive, divisive, derisive
    Subjective, obscure, vague
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Contractions are:
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    what happens when you have a baby
    when someone says the opposite to you
    when something is too narrow
    a shortened form of a word
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Which example is correct?
    answer choices
    However, the main reasons are time, money and cost.
    However the main reasons, are time, money, and, cost.
    However, the main reasons are time money and cost.
    However, the main reasons, are time money, and cost.
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Which is correct?
    answer choices
    They were effected badly by the incident
    The incident effected them badly.
    They were affected badly by the incident.
    The affects of the incident were bad.
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Choose the right one:
    answer choices
    It's bowl's empty.
    Its bowl's empty.
    Its' bowls' empty.
    It's bowls empty.
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. 'Information on the internet is 'free'. Anyone can use it without having to reference it.'
    answer choices
    True
    False
    It depends on how important the assignment is.
    You only need to reference authors' work on the internet
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Scanning is:
    answer choices
    making detailed notes
    reading for an overview
    lying on the couch and watching tv, with a book nearby
     reading for specific information
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Academic literacy(ies)...

    answer choices

    are often viewed pluralistically

    have a meaning dependent on contexts of literacy

    are sometimes defined as literacy needed to succeed in school

    all of these

  • Question 11
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    Q.

    Academic language...

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    is a set of vocabulary terms used in schools

    comes as second nature to native speakers, but is difficult for ELLs to acquire

    is the linguistic register that students are expected to use in school subjects

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. What is a claim? 
    answer choices
    a statement used to support or prove the thesis
    quotations from a source
    the analysis explaining the meaning of evidence 
    a sentence that grabs your reader's attention 
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. What is a evidence? 
    answer choices
    a statement used to support or prove the thesis
    quotations from a source
    the analysis explaining the meaning of evidence 
    a sentence that grabs your reader's attention 
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. What is analysis? 
    answer choices
    a statement used to support or prove the thesis
    quotations from a source
    the explanation of the meaning of evidence 
    a sentence that grabs your reader's attention 
  • Question 15
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    Q. What is true of the introductory paragraph? 
    answer choices
    ends with the thesis
    introduces the big idea of the essay
    starts with a hook
    all of these
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. A thesis statement is NOT... 
    answer choices
    the main point of the essay
    the main argument of the essay
    a summary
    opinion + reasons
  • Question 17
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    Q. What order do essays go in? 
    answer choices
    Introduction, Body Paragraph, Body Paragraph, Conclusion
    Body Paragraph, Introduction, Conclusion, Body Paragraph 
    Introduction, Body Paragraph, Conclusion, Body Paragraph
    Conclusion, Introduction, Body Paragraph, Body Paragraph
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. What order to the sentences in a body paragraphs go in?
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    Evidence, Explanation, Topic Sentence
    Thesis, Evidence, Explanation
    Topic Sentence, Evidence, Explanation
    Explanation, Topic Sentence, Evidence
  • Question 19
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    Q. When do you use formal language? 
    answer choices
    In an academic essay.
    When you talk to a friend.
    When you write a text message.
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. Credible or not credible? 
    Websites that end with .org, .edu, or .gov 
    answer choices
    Credible
    Not Credible
  • Question 21
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    Q. What is the difference of writing essays in high school and at University?
    answer choices
    Writing additional 5 paragraphs
    Writing using elevated languages
    Writing academically
    Writing in English
  • Question 22
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    Q. What does it mean to write academically?
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    To write in order to pass final exams
    To write paper for scholars
    To write using proper English language
    To avoid copy pasting from the Internet
  • Question 23
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    Q. Who are the scholars?
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    Lecturers only
    Lecturers and Lawyers only
    Academic writers only
    Professors, Lecturers, Law students
  • Question 24
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    Q. Why is important to choose a relevant topic?
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    So that the topic will gain the interest of the academic community
    To pass Research, Writing and Drafting module
    To write something useful for the lecturer
    So that students can express what they feel
  • Question 25
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    Q. What would the academic community look into?
    answer choices
    Proper grammar written in the essay
    A whole bunch of statistics and data
    Students' feeling and opinion
    Informed arguments written in the research paper
  • Question 26
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    Q.

    The following are processes involved in academic writing EXCEPT:

    answer choices

    Posing a question

    Problematizing a concept

    Evaluating an opinion

    Challenging the readers

  • Question 27
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    Q.

    Which of the following results may arise when one successfully underwent the process of academic writing?

    answer choices

    The questions posed by the writer will be answered.

    The problem raised by the writer will be clarified.

    The writer can argue for an opinion or stand.

    All of the above

  • Question 28
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    Q.

    Who are the target readers of an academic essay?

    answer choices

    Parents, workers, teachers

    Teachers, students, academic community

    Students, out-of-school youth, government officials

    None of the above

  • Question 29
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    Q.

    What are the purposes of doing an academic writing?

    answer choices

    To settle, to negotiate and to inform

    To defend, to challenge and to question

    To inform, to persuade and to argue a specific point

    To guess, to hypothesize and to make conclusions

  • Question 30
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    Q.

    Writing academic papers requires deliberate, thorough and careful thought. Therefore, what should one do to achieve a well-crafted academic essay?

    answer choices

    One must depend on his/her own opinions alone.

    One must conduct a research on the topic at hand.

    One must not consult the Internet for unsure sources.

    One must depend highly on the Internet for easy information access.

  • Question 31
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The term, "VERY OFTEN" may be improved using a more appropriate academic word which is:

    answer choices

    frequently

    rarely

    seriously

    stubbornly

  • Question 32
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    Q.

    An academic essay must use appropriate vocabulary words but not too pretentious, highfalutin words. Which among these words is the simplified version of the term, "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious"?

    answer choices

    beautiful; pretty

    exquisite; one-of-a-kind

    extraordinarily good; wonderful

    hardworking; industrious

  • Question 33
    30 seconds
    Q.

    "VERY AFRAID" also means

    answer choices

    scared

    terrified

    zombified

    defied

  • Question 34
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    Q.

    "VERY LAZY" also means

    answer choices

    indolent

    insolent

    topsy-turvy

    glutton

  • Question 35
    30 seconds
    Q.

    "VERY BORING" also means

    answer choices

    dirty

    gloomy

    negative

    dull

  • Question 36
    45 seconds
    Q. What is a problem-solution paragraphs? 
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     Paragraphs about personal opinion
    Paragraphs about a problem and some solutions to it
    a)  paragraphs about causes and effects
  • Question 37
    45 seconds
    Q. What is the first thing to write in the problem paragraph? 
    answer choices
    The first problem
    Examples and reasons
    Topic sentence
  • Question 38
    45 seconds
    Q. What is the function of the first paragraph for the problem-solution? 
    answer choices
    To give reasons and examples
    To give different ideas and examples
    To present the problem, effects and causes. 
  • Question 39
    45 seconds
    Q. In the second paragraph, what kind of information should be given to the reader? 
    answer choices
    Solutions for the problem 
    More problems
    More examples and reasons
  • Question 40
    45 seconds
    Q. In order to solve this problem,... Which paragraph starts like this? 
    answer choices
    Problem paragraph
    Solution paragraph
    Conclusion paragraph
  • Question 41
    45 seconds
    Q. What is an essay?
    answer choices
    Paragraphs written about a single topic and a central main idea.
    A combination of ideas in many paragraphs 
    ideas develop into many paragraphs  
  • Question 42
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    Q. What are the three main parts of an essay?
    answer choices
    The hook, the main idea and the conclusion.
    The introduction, the body and the conclusion.
    The topic sentence, the body and the conclusion.
  • Question 43
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    Q. What is the purpose of the topic sentence?
    answer choices
    To give coherence to the paragraph.
    To help with the flow of sentences.
    To help the reader understand what the paragraph will be about.
  • Question 44
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    Q. What is a thesis statement?
    answer choices
    Is the sentence that tells the main idea of the whole essay.
    It  the paragraph that presents the problems.
    Is the sentence that calls for action.
  • Question 45
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    Q. Finish the sentence: 
    “A thesis should not……”
    answer choices
    only give facts about a topic.
    state your opinion
    spark interest to your audience
  • Question 46
    45 seconds
    Q. Finish the sentence:
    “ A strong thesis statement should…….
    answer choices
    give facts.
    keep the reader guessing.
    clearly state the writer's opinion.
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