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College :: The Canterbury Tales by TinaFuentes
What aspects of the pilgrims are described in the General Prologue of The Canterbury Tales?
  1. Physical Appearance
  2. Social Rank
  3. Clothing
  4. Sexual Preferences
  5. All of the answers are correct except D
College :: Odyssey by TinaFuentes
What immortal is Odysseus' greatest enemy?
  1. Hermes
  2. Zeus
  3. Poseidon
  4. Athena
College :: Greek and Roman Mythology by TinaFuentes
What is the Greek term for hospitality?
  1. Nostos
  2. Warrior Princess
  3. Xenia
  4. Dactlyic
College :: Writing Essays by MariConchi
When is a paragraph considered unified?
  1. when each sentence has at least some common thread to the one next to it
  2. when each sentence relates directly to the main idea of the paragraph
  3. when all sentences are grammatically correct
  4. when each sentence says essential the same thing, but rephrased in different ways to address the needs of a diverse audience
College :: Writing Essays by MariConchi
A well developed paragraph will always contain:
  1. a high-level diction
  2. necessary support
  3. sufficient transitions
  4. impeccable grammar
College :: Vocabulary by Jessica_Swift
Catalyst
  1. someone or something that causes something to happen or change
  2. relating to the mind
  3. a closed container with selected living plants and sometimes small animals are kept and observed
  4. a great, often sudden calamity
College :: Conducting Research by MariConchi
When must you cite your source?
  1. When using a full or partial direct quote
  2. When summarizing or paraphrasing
  3. When borrowing facts that are not common knowledge
  4. All of the above
College :: Identifying Genre by RustyRust
A technical document should do all of the following except:
  1. Help readers solve problems
  2. Use design to increase readability
  3. Reflect the values of the individual
  4. Consist of words, images, or both
  5. Address a particular audience
College :: Vocabulary by Jessica_Swift
Demoralize means
  1. to read or obscure or illegible matter
  2. to undermine confidence or morale
  3. something or someone that speaks ill of
  4. a great, often sudden calamity
College :: Writing by RustyRust
When writing for people that have cultural backgrounds that differ from your own:
  1. Keep sentences short
  2. Write in passive voice
  3. Avoid jargon
  4. Be careful with graphics
College :: Conducting Research by MariConchi
College :: Vocabulary by Jessica_Swift
Decipher means
  1. to read or obscure or illegible matter
  2. something or someone that speaks ill of
  3. someone or something that causes something to happen or change
  4. to undermine confidence or morale
College :: Vocabulary by Jessica_Swift
Terrarium means
  1. a room, gallery exposed to the sun
  2. relating to the mind
  3. a closed container with selected living plants and sometimes small animals are kept and observed
  4. affecting only one side
College :: Vocabulary by Jessica_Swift
Unilateral
  1. having or formed of two sides
  2. relating to, or situated on the side
  3. relating to the mind
  4. affecting only one side
College :: Vocabulary by Jessica_Swift
Intramural means
  1. Intrastate = relating to or existing within the boundaries of the state
  2. existing or carried on within the bounds of an institution, especially a school
  3. Interpersonal = of or relating to the interactions between individuals
  4. Interval = a space between two objects
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