SEA/ELA QUIZ September 30, 2013

Question 1 of 10

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What is the purpose of a formal report?

Select one of the following:

  • Investigate a problem or need.

  • Find achievable solutions.

  • Make recommendations.

  • All of the above.

Question 2 of 10

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A formal report is different from an essay?

Select one of the following:

  • True

  • False

Question 3 of 10

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The purpose of performing research is to

Select one of the following:

  • Investigate and study materials and sources.

  • Establish facts and reach new conclusions.

  • Both.

  • Neither.

Question 4 of 10

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The constitution is an example of what kind of source?
http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/constitution-day/images/constitution-01.gif

Select one of the following:

  • Primary

  • Secondary

  • Placiary

  • Redunctic

Question 5 of 10

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When writing a formal report, the best type of sources to use are academic, peer-reviewed articles/publications. which are

Select one of the following:

  • Magazine articles that were edited by the author's friends.

  • Magazine articles that were reviewed by the author's boss.

  • Articles written by experts, and reviewed by other experts before published in an academic journal.

  • Newspaper articles reviewed by the NSA before being published.

Question 6 of 10

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What is the BEST definition of 'claim'?

Select one of the following:

  • An opinion.

  • An idea.

  • A fact.

  • A debatable argument.

Question 7 of 10

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Which of the following statements is a claim?

Select one of the following:

  • The 49ers are a football team from San Francisco.

  • Cookies and Cream is the best ice cream flavor ever invented.

Question 8 of 10

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Evidence is

Select one of the following:

  • Anything that supports your claim.

  • Data.

  • Facts.

  • Research.

Question 9 of 10

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What is a warrant (when writing)?

Select one of the following:

  • A type of evidence that makes your claim stronger

  • The link between claim and evidence that shows how the evidence supports the claim.

  • Steve McQueen's Ferrari Luzzo.

  • A document issued by the court that gives the police the right to do something.

Question 10 of 10

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Why do we need warrants?

Select one of the following:

  • Because Mr. Newman says so.

  • Because without them, the reader may not understand how or why your evidence supports your claim.

  • Because, even if they are redundant, they add more information which is important as a professional writer when you have to write a certain amount.

  • Tradition.

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