SEA/ELA QUIZ September 30, 2013

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Question 1

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What is the purpose of a formal report?
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  • Investigate a problem or need.
  • Find achievable solutions.
  • Make recommendations.
  • All of the above.

Question 2

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A formal report is different from an essay?
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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The purpose of performing research is to
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  • Investigate and study materials and sources.
  • Establish facts and reach new conclusions.
  • Both.
  • Neither.

Question 4

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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
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  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Placiary
  • Redunctic

Question 5

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

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What is the BEST definition of 'claim'?
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  • An opinion.
  • An idea.
  • A fact.
  • A debatable argument.

Question 7

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Which of the following statements is a claim?
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  • The 49ers are a football team from San Francisco.
  • Cookies and Cream is the best ice cream flavor ever invented.

Question 8

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Evidence is
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  • Anything that supports your claim.
  • Data.
  • Facts.
  • Research.

Question 9

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What is a warrant (when writing)?
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  • 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

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Why do we need warrants?
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  • 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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