Writing Skills

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Exam: 986041RR - WRITING SKILLS PART 2 When you have completed your exam and reviewed your answers, click Submit Exam. Answers will not be recorded until you hit Submit Exam. If you need to exit before completing the exam, click Cancel Exam. Questions 1 to 20: Select the best answer to each question. Note that a question and its answers may be split across a page break, so be sure that you have seen the entire question and all the answers before choosing an answer. 1. Which one of the following sentences or phrases is most likely to be considered a cliché? A. Are you a man or a moose? B. How dead is a dead doornail? C. When in doubt, pout. D. Look before you leap. 2. Of these four words, which one is most likely to have a…show more content…
C. Sara is studying languages. D. Sara is studying French and German. 14. Increasing your vocabulary means A. you'll be able to spend more time reading. B. you'll spend less time on revision. C. you'll write more lively sentences. D. you'll write longer sentences. 15. Which of the following would be an appropriate way to add variety to your sentences? A. Use questions and answers together. B. Use more close-up words. C. Add personal anecdotes. D. Make your sentences read like a spoken conversation. 16. When writing, you can most effectively use a dash A. to add a formal touch to a sentence. B. in place of an exclamation point. C. to get the reader's attention. D. in place of a semicolon. 17. Which of the following words is the best close-up word? A. Food B. Zucchini C. Plant D. Vegetable 18. Which of the following sentences is written in the passive voice? A. I would not provoke that man if I were you. B. Having left the building, Elvis never returned. C. The effects of cyanide are well known. D. They considered their options. 19. Which one of the following sentences is written in the active voice? A. Few people think seriously of doing something about accidents. B. It is said that definite steps can be taken to prevent many accidents. C. Accidents are considered by most people as unavoidable. D. Accidents are witnessed every day. 20. Which statement is most accurate regarding the speaking-writing connection? A.

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