En130 english composition ii complete course

  EN130 Online Exam 1_02 SCORE 100 PERCENTQuestion 1 With respect to dealing with abstract concepts, which statement is most accurate?A. Emotions have no place in any kind of academic essay. B. An essay dealing with abstract concepts can appeal to intellectual curiosity. C. An essay dealing with abstract concepts should reveal the author’s bias. D. Abstract concepts cannot be shown to have any actual meaning. Question 2 In our text discussion, we compared a two-way conversation with a top-down situation, such as that which students encounter when listening to a lecture. What was this comparison intended to illustrate?A. The need to pay attention to an instructor’s lecture B. The value of active reading C. The dehumanizing atmosphere of college classrooms D. The importance of studying a class syllabus Question 3 As you analyze an essay, you can use your own words to summarize the author’s key ideas and map out the organization of the essay’s key points. This is calledA. critiquing. B. anchoring. C. summation. D. transcribing. Question 4 Which statement is most clearly subjective?A. In my view, the data support the professor’s assertions. B. My common sense tells me that money is the root of all evil. C. Wars are fought over ideas, land, and resources. D. It has been suggested that Nero suffered from lead poisoning. Question 5 Which statement is true?A. An accepted fact must be true. B. Opinions can be both true and false. C. Facts are subjective opinions. D. Opinions are neither true nor false. Question 6 In your text, we cited the old saying, “Don’t shoot the messenger.” Which kind of logical fallacy were we referring to?A. Tautology B. Red herring C. Overgeneralization D. Ad hominem Question 7 Which statement best defines the post hoc ergo propter hoc fallacy?A. If events A and B happen simultaneously, they’re caused by event C. B. If John breaks his leg after ignoring a stop sign, John must not have seen the stop sign. C. If event B follows event A, B must have been caused by A. D. If Jill fills a bucket with water while at the well, the well must contain water. Question 8 A rhetorical tautology is most simply defined asA. a false argument. B. nonsensical prose. C. a circular argument. D. a slanted argument. Question 9 According to Dunn, because copyright laws restrict the flow of information, they’reA. illegal. B. oppressive. C. seldom enforced. D. schizophrenic. Question 10 Which sentence is most likely to be based on facts?A. People who see the “man in the moon” are sensitive and creative. B. According to Plato, virtue is its own reward. C. Over 20 trials, 50 percent of the rats ran the maze in less than a minute. D. Abstract nouns, such as “truth” and “justice,” can never be strictly defined. Question 11 “Nature is bountiful, which is why logging should be strictly regulated.” Which logical fallacy is illustrated in this sentence?A. Ad hominem B. Non SequiturC. Post hoc ergo propter hoc D. Red herring Question 12 Which statement best illustrates an exception fallacy?A. Lucy thinks all fish make her sick because she got sick after eating sushi. B. Conrad assumes Dale is lying because Dale seldom tells the truth. C. Brock assumes all vegetables are nutritious except for raw carrots. D. Eloise enjoys detective novels except for those written by women. Question 13 Many early humans were predators; therefore, all humans are predators. This statement illustrates the _______ fallacy.A. red herring B. slippery-slope C. bandwagon D. none of the above Question 14 Which statement best illustrates an ad hominem argument?A. If you ask me, Jolly Flakes is just another sugar cereal. B. Based on letters, one can safely assume that Ben Franklin was a womanizer. C. It seems to me that Caldwell may be comparing apples and oranges. D. The author’s flimsy argument is what we would expect from an alcoholic. Question 15 In his essay “Revolutions of Time,” Dunn would agree with all of the following statements except for which one?A. Authors may or may not be served by copyrights on their work. B. Intellectual properties, such as poems or novels, are intangible commodities. C. Intellectual property is just like any other kind of tangible property. D. During most of human history, creative works resided in the public domain. Question 16 Which statement best illustrates a logical tautology?A. You can observe a sunrise if you rise at dawn and look out a window. B. Angels are either mortal or immortal. C. There’s no success that isn’t preceded by failure. D. To access correct information, consult a reliable source. Question 17 A college student is generally expected to do all of the following exceptA. emphasize the subjective over the objective. B. conduct scholarly research. C. master standard American English. D. conduct online research. Question 18 All of the following may be a source of evidence in an essay except for which one?A. Personal observations B. Analogies C. Criteria D. Research reports Question 19 In general terms, logical fallacies originate fromA. unproven assumptions. B. lies. C. insufficient data. D. false assumptions. Question 20 According to Dunn, the notion of intellectual property rights resulted from theA. digital revolution. B. invention of printing. C. demands of authors seeking fair compensation. D. Industrial Revolution.EN130 Online Exam 2_03 SCORE 100 PERCENTQuestion 1 During research for an essay, when should you write down information about the source and its location?A. As soon as you locate any source you may use in your essay B. As soon as you’re sure you’ll use the source C. After completing the first draft of your paper D. After outlining your proposed essay Question 2 According to Tardiff and Brizee, an essay that makes a claim supported by evidence is classified as an _______ essay.A. expository B. analytical C. argumentative D. explanatory Question 3 The essence of _______ is to make sure you convey the meaning of an author’s words using your own words.A. paraphrasing B. citation C. quotation D. summarizing Question 4 Amy and Carl are discussing the essay by Tardiff and Brizee. Amy argues that her essay on how the cocoa bean is processed into chocolate should be considered an explanatory essay. Carl remarks that her essay might be called an expository essay. Who is correct?A. Amy is correct, and Carl is incorrect. B. Both Amy and Carl are correct. C. Carl is correct, and Amy is incorrect. D. Neither Amy nor Carl is correct. Question 5 With respect to transitional words or phrases in an essay, which transition is most likely to be used in showing consequences?A. With few exceptions B. In the meantime C. For example D. As a result Question 6 In your online text, you’re told that your thesis statement shouldn’t include words or phrases such as “I think,” “I believe,” or “In my opinion.” Why should you avoid such words or phrases in your thesis statement?A. If your thesis statement is written in this way, readers will assume you haven’t done research. B. Typical readers don’t care what you think or believe, only what you can prove. C. If your thesis statement is written properly, the reader will know that the ideas are yours. D. A thesis statement should express facts, not opinions or beliefs. Question 7 After you’ve completed an essay, what’s the first thing you should do to add finishing touches?A. Read the essay from front to back as you would read someone else’s essay. B. Read it out loud to a friend. C. Set it aside for a time in order to come back to it with fresh eyes. D. Make sure your sentences follow a logical sequence. Question 8 Regarding prewriting options, which statement is true?A. You must begin by preparing a topic outline. B. A first draft must be the basis for a topic outline. C. Most students choose to write a first draft instead of an outline. D. Most students choose to begin with a topic outline instead of a first draft. Question 9 A strong thesis statement features all of the following characteristics except for which one?A. It’s specific to the topic. B. It expresses no more than three main ideas. C. It takes a stand supported by evidence. D. It encourages and justifies debate and discussion. Question 10 In a paragraph in an essay, I use these transitions: all in all, at last, on balance, by and large, in the long run, in any event, ultimately. What is the most likely purpose of this paragraph?A. To show cause and effect B. To present a comparison or contrast C. To summarize D. To generalize Question 11 In harvesting sources, an excellent way both to narrow down a topic and discover a likely working thesis is to explore _______ the topic.A. different attitudes about B. radical ideas about C. classic literature on D. different perspectives on Question 12 In general, what is the best time to proof an essay for grammar, spelling, and mechanics?A. After completing your first draft B. While completing your first draft C. While you’re writing your final draft D. After you complete, revise, and edit your final draft Question 13 Which transition is most likely to be used in showing sequence?A. Additionally B. In other words C. To begin with D. Consequently Question 14 Which of the following is not a good way to narrow down and choose a topic?A. Choose a topic that interests you. B. Choose topics that are not beyond your current knowledge. C. Avoid topics that already get lots of attention, such as dieting. D. Avoid topics derived from breaking news. Question 15 Which thesis statement is the strongest?A. The most effective way to create jobs, in my opinion, is through government-supported programs aimed at renewing the nation’s infrastructure. B. I think the most effective way to create jobs is through government-supported programs aimed at renewing the nation’s infrastructure. C. The most effective way to create jobs is through government-supported programs aimed at renewing the nation’s infrastructure. D. I strongly believe that the most effective way to create jobs is through government-supported programs aimed at renewing the nation’s infrastructure. Question 16 Henry and Lois are discussing ways to evaluate sources. Henry maintains that one should scan a source before skimming it. Lois argues that scanning is the best first step in evaluating a source. Who is correct?A. Henry is correct. B. Lois is correct. C. Both are correct. D. Neither is correct. Question 17 Which statement is correct?A. Once you write a thesis statement, don’t change it. B. A thesis statement is the first thing you should write before drafting an essay. C. Feel free to change a thesis statement if you feel you can improve it. D. If you change your thesis statement, you must reorganize all your body paragraphs. Question 18 While researching a topic, online or in print, any of the following may be an indicator of reliability except for which one?A. The author or authors are experts in a particular field. B. The author’s topic is similar to your selected topic. C. The author evaluates both sides of an issue. D. The author has sound credentials. Question 19 The word “journal” is derived from the French word forA. diary. B. day. C. daily. D. data. Question 20 Regarding typical development stages in writing a paper using sources, which sequence is correct?A. Research; outlining; analysis; prewriting; working thesis B. Research; analysis; working thesis; prewriting; outlining C. Research; analysis; prewriting; outlining; working thesis D. Research; prewriting; outlining; working thesis; analysis EN130 Online Exam 6_10 SCORE 100 PERCENTQuestion 1 According to the classification-and-division essay in your text, which aspect of the natural self is most closely related to time perception?A. Playfulness B. Curiosity C. Spontaneity D. Aesthetic awareness Question 2 Which statement is incorrect?A. An extended-definition essay makes a point. B. An extended-definition essay focuses on one or two concepts. C. An extended-definition essay usually defines specific terms. D. An extended-definition essay can be written in different rhetorical modes. Question 3 All of the following may have several different causes except for which one?A. Poverty B. Spontaneous combustion of paper C. Weight loss D. Decision to drop out of school Question 4 If, in the context of division and classification, the topic is language, which term will fall into a class or category?A. Arabic B. Italian C. English D. Germanic Question 5 In the essay on eating disorders, which causal factor is seen as sociological?A. Unrealistic cultural ideals B. Low self-esteem C. Distorted body image D. Inheritance Question 6 Division specifically focuses on identifying the parts or types ofA. two or more comparable things. B. two or more defined classes. C. some one thing. D. multiple undefined things. Question 7 Which of the following is an abstract term?A. Evolution B. Conservatory C. Justice D. Rheostat Question 8 For Sternberg, intimacy plus commitment describes _______ love.A. passionate B. companionate C. fatuous D. consummate Question 9 The extended discussion of Sheldon’s somatotype theory was intended to help you think aboutA. writing your thesis statement. B. considering your essay’s purpose and audience. C. writing your introduction. D. narrowing your topic. Question 10 Sally and Wally are discussing cause and effect. Sally maintains that if poverty is correlated to social class, we have proof that social class is a cause of poverty. Wally insists that if poverty is correlated to social class, we have proof that poverty is a cause of social class. Who is correct?A. Sally is correct. B. Wally is correct. C. Both are correct. D. Neither is correct. Question 11 All of the following are parts of a simple standard definition except for theA. term itself. B. category related to any specific term. C. distinguishing characteristics of the term within a class. D. distinguishing characteristics of a class within a category. Question 12 In literature, a quote that precedes the introductory paragraph of an essay is called a/anA. motto. B. ellipsis. C. teaser. D. epigraph. Question 13 Which of the following best illustrates a spurious correlation?A. If A causes B and B causes C, then A causes C. B. A is correlated to B, but both are actual effects of C. C. Both herpes I and Asian flu are caused by viruses. D. Homicide rates and auto accident rates aren’t related, although they may be correlated. Question 14 In the context of classification and division, you’re organizing your essay’s structure. If you choose to address the most admired body type in your first body paragraph, you would describe and give examples ofA. ectomorphs. B. mesomorphs. C. indomorphs. D. endomorphs. Question 15 The guidelines for writing a cause-and-effect essay are similar to the guidelines for writing a classification-and-division essay. The main distinction has to do withA. organizing the structure of your essay. B. creating the thesis statement for your essay. C. determining the purpose of your essay. D. determining the audience for your essay. Question 16 According to the essay “The Natural Self,” the primary driver of creativity isA. sensuality. B. aesthetic awareness. C. curiosity. D. playfulness. Question 17 Lawrence and Louise are discussing the nature of an extended-definition essay. Lawrence maintains that this sort of essay centers on a specific term or concept in order to write about it in detail. Louise argues that an extended-definition essay can use different kinds of patterns of development, including narration, process, or argument. Who is correct?A. Lawrence is correct. B. Louise is correct. C. Both Lawrence and Louis are correct. D. Neither Lawrence nor Louise is correct. Question 18 A feedback loop is a process that aims to move learning forward through frequent feedback. Which of the following best illustrate a positive feedback loop?A. After Jerry forgives Martha; Martha forgives Jerry. They kiss and make up.B. After she gets a good grade in math, Sara’s Dad increases her allowance.C. Joe makes fun of Jake; Jake insults Joe; Joe insults Jake’s mother; Joe punches Jake.D. As the day grows warmer, ice cream melts faster.Question 19 In drafting a college essay, you write, “The court found that the journalist had been denied his First Amendment rights. The Fourth Amendment guarantees freedom of the press.” What was your likely purpose in writing the second sentence?A. To provide an interesting fact B. To show your interest in the rights of journalists C. To demonstrate your credentials as an expert in constitutional law D. To clarify your reference to the Fourth Amendment Question 20 With respect to classification and division, if the topic is the game of chess, the queen, the knight, and the pawn would be considered to beA. categories. B. a class. C. class members. D. game pieces.EN130 Online Exam 8 SCORE 100 PERCENT   Question 15 / 5 pointsWhat is the primary reason you would write “United States” in capital letters at the bottom of a business letter’s inside address?Question options:  To specify the country of origin   in a letter to a foreign country To clarify the source of the   sender’s letter when addressing domestic recipients who don’t speak English To indicate the sender’s   patriotism regardless of the location of the recipient To indicate to a domestic or   foreign recipient that the letter is official and of great importance Question 25 / 5 points       Along with an address, a phone number, and an e-mail address, a résumé should include all of the following except forQuestion options:  education. family background. experience. computer skills. Question 35 / 5 points       In a _______ format, the date line and the signature block are centered.Question options:  standard block irregular block modified block semi-block Question 45 / 5 points       In a properly formatted memo, the sender shouldQuestion options:  always use a complimentary close. sign the memo in the ordinary   manner. not use an opening salutation. normally use a modified block   format. Question 55 / 5 points       Ideally, the subject line of an e-mailQuestion options:  should provide the subject of the   e-mail in all caps. should provide the name of the   sender and his or her title. includes the sender’s name in   lowercase, followed by a salutation. provides the sender’s name and the   subject of the e-mail. Question 65 / 5 points       Among general tips for business writing, we’re told that we shouldn’t “patronize.” Which statement best illustrates that term?Question options:  Johnson distributes information to   his employees on a need-to-know basis. Supervisor Lowell asks employees   for their input on proposed company projects. Vice President Frasier talks to   his subordinates as if they’re ignorant children. H. C. Smith makes it a point never   to talk down to his employees. Question 75 / 5 points       Susan Squire of the customer service department receives a complaint letter from a customer. Ms. Squire waits a week before responding with a letter that fails to directly address the specifics of the complaint and, instead, promises that the complaint will be investigated at some point in the near future. Ms. Squire’s letter illustrates a _______ complaint response letter.Question options:  passive-evasive active-denial passive-aggressive hostile-evasive Question 85 / 5 points       Every so often, Corey Schell, CEO of Schell Enterprises, sends out letters of appreciation to suppliers who have a long history with his company. Which kind of letter will he be sending to his suppliers?Question options:  Informational Executive Promotional Diplomatic Question 95 / 5 points       For business letters, the most conservative and commonly used font isQuestion options:  Helvetica. Times New Roman. Arial. Geneva. Question 105 / 5 points       What is the most important reason for initialing a memo?Question options:  To indicate that you, the memo   author, are who you say you are To add a human touch to the   message To indicate that you’ve read and   approved the memo To lend credibility to the memo’s   message Question 115 / 5 points       An RFP is aQuestion options:  promotional letter. response to a complaint letter. cover letter. request for information. Question 125 / 5 points       Which closing is correct and appropriate in a modern-day business letter?Question options:  Truly yours, Most sincerely, Sincerely yours, Most Sincerely: Question 135 / 5 points       Regarding e-mail messages, which statement is true?Question options:  If you don’t know a recipient,   send only short attached files. Respond to all e-mail business   messages within 24 hours. Transmit passwords and usernames   only to people you know well. Don’t send attachments to a   recipient you don’t know. Question 145 / 5 points       In a letter written from Wisconsin to either Alaska or Hawaii, the inside address will beQuestion options:  flush-right and follow the U.S.   Postal Service format. flush-left and follow the U.S.   Postal Service format. flush-right and follow the   International Postal Service format. flush-right and follow the   International Postal Service format. Question 155 / 5 points       The word “memorandum” comes from the Latin memorandus, which meansQuestion options:  to greet. to remember. to record. in regard to. Question 165 / 5 points       The salutation of a business letterQuestion options:  should be followed by a comma. must not specify an unknown   recipient. should be followed by a colon. must always avoid using the first   name of a known recipient. Question 175 / 5 points       Regarding business letters, which statement is true?Question options:  Most business letters are written   on blank stationery. A business letter written on blank   stationery must begin with the sender’s address, followed by the date. When a business letter is written   on letterhead stationery, the sender’s organizational position will appear in   the signature block. A business letter written on blank   stationery must begin with the recipient’s address, followed by the date. Question 185 / 5 points       The complaint response letter in Figure 5, from Greenleaf Lawn service, would be classified asQuestion options:  passive-evasive. cordial-positive. active negative. active-positive. Question 195 / 5 points       Following the centered word “MEMORANDUM” at the top of a memo, what is the preferred order for specifying the date, sender, recipient, and subject of a memo?Question options:  From, To, Date, Subject Date, To, From, Subject Subject, Date, To, From To, From, Date, Subject Question 205 / 5 points       Logically, although not formally, the opposite of a B2B business letter is a/an _______ letter.Question options:  C2C FYI B2C C2BAssignment 03EN130 English Composition IIDirections: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be a minimum of two (2) double-spaced pages to a maximum of three (3) pages in length; refer to the “Assignment Format” page located on the Course Home page for specific format requirements.Using what you’ve learned in Lessons 1 and 2, as well as Lesson 3, write a well-developed descriptive essay on one of the following topics:· Your personal experience of racism · An event that changed your worldview· Your first day at primary school/in junior high/on your first job· Your first rock concert/opera/play  · An interesting person who influenced your worldview· A visit to a theme park, such as Disneyland · Your first date You may use outside sources if you document them using APA format, or you may write this essay based entirely on your knowledge/experience.Assignment 04EN130 English Composition IIDirections: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be a minimum of two (2) double-spaced pages to a maximum of three (3) pages in length; refer to the “Assignment Format” page located on the Course Home page for specific format requirements.Using what you’ve learned in Lessons 1 and 2, as well as Lesson 4, write a well-developed process analysis essay on one of the following topics:4 Describe and analyze steps toward increased self-esteem.4 Explain how to find employment after college graduation.4 Explain how to select and care for adopted shelter pets. 4 Explain how to write a résumé or college application essay.4 Explain how to prepare a favorite dish. 4 Explain and describe the different kinds of learning styles.You may use outside sources if you document them using APA format, or you may write this essay based entirely on your knowledge/experience.ASSIGNMENT 05EN130 English Composition IIDirections: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double-spaced pages; refer to the “Assignment Format” page located on the Course Home page for specific format requirements.Using what you’ve learned throughout this course, but especially in Lesson 5, write a well-developed comparison-contrast essay on one of the following topics: 4 Research and compare two online games.4 Compare/contrast two computer programs.4 Determine the best deal between two different computers.4 Compare/contrast two business tactics.4 Compare shopping online with traditional shopping.4 Compare/contrast two music groups or two teams.You may use outside sources if you document them using APA format, or you may write this essay based entirely on your knowledge/experience.ASSIGNMENT 7EN130 English Composition IIDirections: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double-spaced pages; refer to the “Assignment Format” page located on the Course Home page for specific format requirements.Using what you’ve learned throughout this course, but especially in Lesson 7, write a well-developed argument essay on one of the following topics:4 Do corporations have a social responsibility beyond just obeying the law?4 Privatization of government services4 Minimum wage4 National Healthcare4 Workplace electronic surveillance and privacy issues4 Distance education or traditional education4 Internet privacy4 PC or Mac4 Should there be an Internet sales tax?You may use outside sources if you document them using APA format, or you may write this essay based entirely on your knowledge/experience.EN130 Week 1 Threaded DiscussionDiscuss the importance of studying writing. Why should we become good writers?EN130 Week 3 Threaded DiscussionDiscuss how you can write effective exemplification essays using specific language.EN130 Week-5 Threaded DiscussionDistinguish some things to consider when writing a casual analysis.

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