Question 1

2 out of 2 points

As you begin the writing process, what should your focus be?
Correct Answer: c.

Writing freely about your topic to discover what you have to say

Question 2

2 out of 2 points

When you write your bibliography, you have to include information from:
Correct Answers: d.

Anything you used to write your paper

Question 3

2 out of 2 points

You should always write you thesis before anything else
Correct Answer:  False

Question 4

2 out of 2 points

First drafts should not be
Correct Answer: a.

The same as final drafts

Question 5

2 out of 2 points

What is the very first step you will take when you begin writing about your topic?
Correct Answers: c.

Prewriting

Question 6

2 out of 2 points

When writing an essay you should NEVER:
Correct Answers: d.

All of these should be avoided

Question 7

2 out of 2 points

Liz is writing a paper about breast cancer. What search method should she use at the library to help find materials about her topic?
Correct Answers: b.

Liz should search by subject

Question 8

2 out of 2 points

How does writing in journal help develop writing skills?
Correct Answers: a.

Writing in a journal on a regular basis helps writers understand writing and grow comfortable doing it

Question 9

2 out of 2 points

When you are trying to locate a book in the book stacks, you should use the ___________ to find your material.
Correct Answers: b.

Call number

Question 10

2 out of 2 points

What question should you ask yourself to make sure you are writing appropriately?
Correct Answers: a.

“Who is my audience with this piece of writing?”

Question 11

2 out of 2 points

When you are selecting sources for your paper, it is best to:
Correct Answers: b.

Incorporate a variety of sources

Question 12

2 out of 2 points

Where can you likely find a map of the library to help you understand the structural layout?
Correct Answers: b.

The main desk

Question 13

2 out of 2 points

Please look carefully at the example below:

Kim is writing an essay about healthcare access in the United States. She begins her writing process by creating a document that looks like this:

How many people have access to healthcare in the United States?

How much does it cost to purchase healthcare on your own?

What are some of the effects of having a country with a high number of uninsured citizens?

How can we eventually provide health insurance for everyone?

Based on this information, what method was used to generate this information?

Correct Answers: a.

Questioning

Question 14

2 out of 2 points

When an essay provides concrete information that proves the topic, what is this known as?
Correct Answers: a.

Evidence

Question 15

2 out of 2 points

When writing on a computer, what should you do?
Correct Answers: a.

Save your work often

Question 16

0 out of 2 points

Most talented writers are born with their skills.
Correct Answer:  False

Question 17

2 out of 2 points

Which of the following options is NOT an example of a periodical?
Correct Answers: c.

A chemistry textbook

Question 18

2 out of 2 points

What is the key difference between a scratch outline and other prewriting techniques?
Correct Answers: b.

Scratch outlines attempt to organize your information

Question 19

2 out of 2 points

A point and a topic are the same thing.
Correct Answer:  False