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tutubella tutubella
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The main advantage a native speaker has over an ESL speaker is
 
  a) a better education.
  b) more experience in reading books.
  c) an ear for English.
  d) the ability to learn more quickly.



Ques. 2

Grammar is
 
  a) written, not spoken.
  b) the rules of language.
  c) no longer important.
  d) spoken language.



Ques. 3

Pronunciation is
 
  a) the way a word is spelled.
  b) the way a word is used.
  c) the way a word sounds.
  d) the rules of using the word.



Ques. 4

Brock enjoys listening to the Beatles because their music is so good.
 
  a. circular reasoning
  b. hasty generalization
  c. false cause
  d. either-or fallacy



Ques. 5

Both of my design professors last semester were quite eccentric; artists are just odd people.
 
  a. circular reasoning
  b. hasty generalization
  c. non sequitur
  d. false cause



Ques. 6

Anyone who opposes a light-rail system between downtown and the airport is not interested in solving our traffic problems.
 
  a. circular reasoning
  b. hasty generalization
  c. false cause
  d. either-or fallacy



Ques. 7

The thesis statement for an argument essay should do all of the following except
 
  a. identify the issue.
  b. state your claim about the issue.
  c. suggest the primary reasons for accepting the claim.
  d. be implied rather than stated directly.



Ques. 8

The process of finding weaknesses in an opponent's argument is called
 
  a. inference.
  b. refutation.
  c. assertion.
  d. begging the question.



Ques. 9

Reading an argument effectively involves
 
  a. reading the argument for a general impression and then again for specific information.
  b. annotating and highlighting as you read.
  c. diagramming or mapping to analyze the argument's structure.
  d. all of the above.



Ques. 10

All of the following statements about types of evidence are true except:
 
  a. Personal experience should not be accepted as proof.
  b. Statistics always give the most objective and accurate picture of a situation.
  c. The reliability of analogies depends on how closely the comparison corresponds to the situation to which it is being compared.
  d. Examples should not be used by themselves to prove the concept or idea they illustrate.
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(Answer to Q. 1)  c

(Answer to Q. 2)  b

(Answer to Q. 3)  c

(Answer to Q. 4)  a

(Answer to Q. 5)  b

(Answer to Q. 6)  d

(Answer to Q. 7)  d

(Answer to Q. 8)  b

(Answer to Q. 9)  d

(Answer to Q. 10)  b
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