GST102 TMA2 Answers



Q1 The only way to learn how to summarise is for one to __________.
Tremble
Communicate
Demonstrate
Practice

Q2 In the sentence, 'She was always out of school during the weekends in her undergraduate days' the
tense form is_______
simple past tense
simple tense
past tense
past continuous

Q3 One of the following is NOT correct about writing reports of experiments ______
It should be informal and private
It should follow a logical order
It should be clear, brief and to the point
It should avoid ambiguous statements

Q4 The language used in reporting an experiment should be_______
impersonal
objective
informal
formal
Q5 Which of the following words contain the sound /a:/
add
calm
want
daughter

Q6 The ________ is commonly found in formal writing.
active voice
open voice
passive voice
closed voice

Q7 Which of the following may not form the topic sentence of a paragraph?
a statement
a problem
a good rhyme scheme
a generalisation

Q8 In the sentence, 'The fishermen have been fishing all night long', the tense form is_________
present
present continuous
present perfect
present perfect continuous

Q9 He had a serious accident while getting off a ________ bus.
move
going
movement
moving

Q10 Beginning a paragraph with a topic sentence ________
makes the paragraph more interesting
helps both the reader and the writer
allows the building of the sentence to the topic
allows for an effective summary

Q11 which of the following does not have /ts/ in its initial sound
chaos
champion
church
choose

Q12 One of the following words does not have /:/ as in 'birds'
bed
perk
urge
dear th

Q13 Neither Peter nor his wife______ considerate
are
is
were
his
Q14 Maiduguri was occupied by _______ soldiers.
an
a
the
them

Q15 I am not _______ good judge of poetry.
an
a
the
some

Q16 The extra force used in speaking, on a particular word or syllable in English is ___________ .
Word Stress
Speech Stres s
Word Force
Word Streng th

Q17 One of the following is NOT usually used in descriptive writing ______
place and position; direction
temporal issues
measurements: weight, size, volume, distance
shapes and patterns

Q18 Examples are used in paragraph development to __________.
persuade the reader that the generalization is correct
present the writer’s perspective
identify issues
expand the writing

Q19 Letters of request and letters of complaint are types of _________ letters
retrieval
order
formal
reformal

Q20 Re-' in letter writing indicates that the letter is _________
reply to an earlier letter
reply to a new issue
a reference letter
a referral letter

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