Language and Grammar Test Questions Essay

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1.) A.)What sentence is the topic sentence of the paragraph?

A sailboat glistening on the horizon provides a mental escape to faraway places.

B.) What sentence is unrelated to the topic and can be eliminated?
You should always be careful to avoid overexposure to the sun at the beach.

2.) List four things to look for when proofreading.

Grammar, punctuation, spelling, and capitalization.

3.) Define the term Cliché

A phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of original thought

B) Write one sentence that contains a cliché. My wedding day is the best day of my life.

4.) Name and explain two types of prewriting:

Brainstorming, make a list of every idea that comes to your mind. You don’t exclude anything at all, it doesn’t matter if they are in order or not.

Researching, when prewriting researching is another name for prewriting and getting information from outside sources for your topic.

5. Choose one of the topics listed below and write a five-sentence paragraph using chronological order
A.) Let me explain how to make my favorite sandwich.

Let me explain how to make my favorite sandwich. First you take 2 pieces of white bread, you then apply a generous amount of mayonnaise to each piece of bread approximately 2 Tablespoons on each piece. Second you then take the meats turkey, Ham, geneo hard salami and put them on the slice of bread. Thirdly you take American cheese and put 3 slices on the other slice of bread, you then take balsamic vinaigrette, salt, and pepper and apply it to the side of the bread with the meats on it. After your done applying the finishing touches you put the two pieces of breads together and cut the sandwich in half and that is how you make my favorite sandwich.

6. Choose one of the following topics. Write an eight-sentence paragraph that fully develops the topic.
A.)A high school diploma