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_____ 1. Becoming familiar with common thought patterns will help you do all of the following except a. anticipate the author’s thought development. b. remember and recall what you read. c. avoid having to review material. d. organize your own ideas more effectively. _____ 2. Typically, the first part of a.
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Directions: Write the letter of the choice that best  provided. _____ 1. The best way to think of a paragraph is as a. sentences that appear together. b. the way a writer communicates. c. a group of related sentences. d. ideas that explain each other. _____ 2. The purpose of most of the.
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1. The primary thought pattern used in this excerpt is a. process. b. cause and effect. c. classification. d. comparison and contrast. 2. The clue phrase that helps identify the pattern in this excerpt is a. “crimes are.” b. “three general types.” c. “because they.” d. “examples include.” 3. The thought pattern used in this excerpt is a. cause and effect. b..
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Provide  an appropriate response. 1. A common goal of quality control is to reduce variation in a product or service .List and describe the two types of variability .Give an example of each. 2 . Describe the control chart complete the table to identify the important parts of different types of control.
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1. The purpose of this passage is to a. encourage the elimination of the filibuster. b. explain what a filibuster is and how it has been used. c. criticize senators who use filibusters. d. compare politicians to pirates. 2. According to the passage, the word filibuster was originally used to describe        a.   unpopular legislation. b. American.
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Directions:   Write the letter of the choice that best completes each statement in the space provided. _____ 1. Active readers tend to do all of the following except a. question ideas in an assignment. b. read everything at the same speed. c. analyze the purpose of an assignment. d. skim headings.
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Directions: Write the letter of the choice that best completes  provided. _____ 1. The branch of mathematics dedicated to the collection, analysis, and presentation of data is a. statistics. b. algebra. c. calculus. d. arithmetic. _____ 2. The most effective technique for learning the language of mathematics is a. highlighting. b. outlining. c..
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1. The correct pronunciation of the word primordial is a. pry more dye ull. b. pre more dye ull. c. pry more dee ull. d. pre more dee ull. 2. The adjective form of the word gerund is a. gerundival. b. gerundivial. c. gerundively. d. gerundial. 3. The definition of the word chimera is a. a musical instrument. b. an imaginary creation. c..
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_____ 1. A passive learning approach to reading assignments is characterized by a. asking questions while reading the assignments. b. relating reading assignments to lecture material. c. applying the same strategy to every assignment. d. attempting to discover the purpose of each assignment. _____ 2. The most active approach to a.
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Directions:  Write the letter of the choice that best completes each statement in the space provided. _____ 1. To be effective, a written argument should always a. involve a sudden release of ideas and feelings. b. present logical reasons and evidence to support a viewpoint. c. include personal experience as supporting.
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_____ 1. The social sciences include all of the following subjects except a. psychology. b. biology. c. anthropology. d. geography. _____ 2. All social science courses focus on how a. people develop, behave, and interact. b. customs and rules differ among cultures. c. goods and services are produced. d. the inhabitants.
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1. The purpose of this selection is to a. explain the process of adoption. b. describe various forms of adoption. c. discourage international adoption. d. compare open and closed adoptions. 2. The type of adoption in which children are placed in nonrelatives’ homes by a licensed nonprofit or for-profit agency is a. a public adoption. b. a.
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_____ 1. The liberal arts and humanities typically include all of the following disciplines except a. art history. b. communication. c. marketing. d. English. _____ 2. Themes are best defined as a. current events. b. universal ideas. c. controversial topics. d. literary forms. _____ 3. The specialized vocabulary of literature typically uses.
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1. The primary thought pattern used in this excerpt is a. listing. b. cause and effect. c. definition. d. comparison and contrast. 2. The person who originated the theory that the macroeconomy is inherently unstable is a. David Ricardo. b. John Maynard Keynes. c. David Hume. d. Jean Baptiste Say. 3. The classical economists believed that unemployment was caused.
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Directions:  Complete items 1-3 based on the following table. Minority Populations in 1990 and 2000 and Projected for 2050 1990          2000              2050 Number (thousands) Percentage of Population Number (thousands) Percentage of Population Number (thousands) Percentage of Population African American 29,986 12.1 33,834 12.3 57,316 15.0 Latino 22,354 9.0 30,602 11.1 80,675 21.1 Asian American 7,273 2.9 11,582 4.2 38,765.
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3)Draw a control chart that illustrates a process which is statistically stable and one which illustrates a process which is not statistically stable . Discuss the results. Examine the given run chart and determine the process is within statistical control .If it is not , identify which of the three -.
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_____ 1. The physical science that focuses on the study of Earth's physical structure is a. astronomy. b. geology. c. physics. d. botany. _____ 2. A scientific mind-set is best exemplified by someone who a. studies diligently. b. asks questions while reading. c. has a strong mathematics background. d. learns terminology.
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1. The purpose of this selection is to a. compare traditional and nontraditional jobs. b. encourage employers to offer flextime to all employees. c. describe different types of alternative work arrangements. d. explain the costs associated with employee absenteeism and turnover. 2. According to the selection, the stresses that employees face have led to a. an.
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1. The topic of this excerpt is a. communication. b. romantic relationships. c. interpersonal communication research. d. friendship. 2. The main idea of this excerpt can be restated best as: a. Friendship is interesting to poets, novelists, artists, and researchers. b. Friendship is an interpersonal relationship. c. Friendships must be mutually productive and characterized by mutual positive regard. d..
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_____ 1. To highlight textbook material effectively, you should do all of the following except a. preview the assignment. b. read first, then highlight. c. highlight what you already know. d. use a consistent system. _____ 2. In general, you should highlight no more than a. 5 percent of each page. .
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