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5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a Fake; Although compelling, stories about alligators living in NYC sewers are more than likely apocryphal and full under the heading of "urban legend".
- b Serving to explain or expound. When a television show is broadcast in two parts, the second show is preceded by an expository statement clip to let views know what took place in the first part.
- c A formal spoken or written essay; PhD essay; Most f Athena's students wrote only enough to satisfy her instructions, but Adlai submitted a dissertation.
- d A casual or indirect reference to something
- e Something or someone of no value or importance; a secret method of writing; Daisy thought the vast was an antique and expected hundreds of dollars for it, but then realized it was a cipher when she only received two dollars for it.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- list, outline, or plan of things to be considered or done
- Passing from one thing to another; rambling; Though Chelsea found the subject matter of the philosophy lecture interesting, she wasn't able to gain much insight because the digressive professor kept bringing up his recent divorce.
- A passage or piece from a larger work or document; An excerpt taken from Emma Lazarus' poem was printed on the program for the holiday festival.
- An intro to a written or spoken work; an intro act; Any prologue to the story of Beowulf must include a brief history of the Danes.
- A principle, position, or policy held by a religion or government; a statement of such a policy; The Manga Carta is considered one of the most important *doctrines& in the history of democracy and influenced the UD Constitution and Bill of Rights.
5 True/False Questions
Pedantic → Overly concerned with details or formalities; pretentious in one's learning;It is important for a wedding planner to be pedantic; attention to detail is crucial for a successful wedding.
Transcribe → To make a written copy of; to translate into another language; The law firm of McGillicuddy and MacHine always hires a stenographer to transcribe their depositions.
Memoir → An account of the author's personal experience; Celebrity memoirs virtually always sell well, because everyone wants to know what they did and with whom.
Terse → To rework old material into a new form; John Pizzarelli rehashed some of Frank Sinatra's work and created a CD of Sinatra songs sung in a new modern jazz form.
Cliche → Something or someone of no value or importance; a secret method of writing; Daisy thought the vast was an antique and expected hundreds of dollars for it, but then realized it was a cipher when she only received two dollars for it.