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Patterns of Writing & Properties of a well written text

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  • Q1

    This pattern helps the reader to create a picture as the writer provides details, sharing his or her experience about a particular topic.

    description

    persuasion

    cause-effect

    definition

    30s
  • Q2

    It discusses an issue or problem, sometimes involving its root cause with the aim of citing a solution or proposing a resolution to it.

    definition

    cause-effect

    description

    problem-solution

    30s
  • Q3

    With this pattern, you may see a chain of connected occurrences and how something may happen as a consequence of a preceding one. It poses the cause and result of an action or an incident.

    problem-solution

    persuasion

    classification

    cause-effect

    30s
  • Q4

    The main purpose of this pattern is to bring the readers to agree on an idea or thought the writer suggests as true and correct. Its goal is to convince the readers to believe on or do something

    definition

    classification

    description

    persuasion

    30s
  • Q5

    This pattern gives a concept, idea or term clarity by providing its meaning and some limiting or distinguishing characteristics that sets it apart from other concepts, ideas or terms.

    classification

    narration

    description

    definition

    30s
  • Q6

    It is a pattern used to tell about a significant human experience in chronological order. If one wants to relate events about an event or episode in one’s life, this pattern is appropriate.

    narration

    all of the above

    definition 

    classification

    30s
  • Q7

    This pattern features items or subjects that are put into groups or categories based on identifying characteristics that set them to belong into a particular classification. (

    classification

    description

    narration

    none of the above

    30s
  • Q8

    I will never forget how I learned to ride a bike. It was the summer of 2000 when our mother bought us a new bicycle. We were all happy and excited to play outside because of the new companion. We began self- learning. We took turns in riding the bike with the hope that I will learn first. Our friends had bicycles too so it was some kind of a competition who will be able to get the right balance first. To cut the story short, I won the unofficial contest of knowing how to ride the bike without training wheels. How did I do it? Thanks to the angry dogs in our neighborhood. They were determined to teach me drive the bike so fast that I forgot I didn’t know how to.

    narration 

    classification

    description

    all of the above

    30s
  • Q9

    I have a panda-like brother. He has round, chubby face and tiny round eyes. The circles under his eyes add to that panda look because of constantly wearing glasses. His short, flat hair that perfectly fits his round face has white and gray streaks already because of age. His hairy arms were quite short for his size or maybe his weight makes them seem shorter than I expect them to be. His big paw-like hands were soft and cuddly. That’s why his nephews and nieces love holding them. He gives them big warm hugs whenever they visited him. He is one unique guy with a big heart fit for a panda-looking bro

    classification

    narration

    definition

    description

    45s
  • Q10

    Which of the following is not a property of a well-written text?

    organization

    pronunciation

    writing mechanics

    coherence and cohesion

    30s
  • Q11

    Which property of a well-written text refers to the appropriate language to be used?

    organization

    language use

    writing mechanics

    coherence and cohesion

    30s
  • Q12

    Which property of a well-written text involves proper paragraphing and logical presentation of ideas?

    organization

    language use

    writing mechanics

    coherence and cohesion

    45s
  • Q13

    Which property of a well-written text deals with writing conventions such as spelling, capitalization, and punctuation?

    writing mechanics

    organization 

    coherence and cohesion

    language use

    45s
  • Q14

    Which property of a well-written text includes the use of time-tested principles in writing, thus avoiding redundancies, wordiness, clichés, highfalutin words and expressions?

    coherence

    language use

    writing mechanics 

    cohesion

    45s
  • Q15

    Which is not a characteristic of effective language?

    verbose

    familiar

    formal 

    constructive

    45s

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