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Test Yourself: Make It Coherent

1

Choose the correct answer:

Chronology, comparison-contrast, and cause-effect are examples of __________ principles that lend coherence to a paragraph.

a)
b)
c)

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2

Choose the paragraph that uses pronouns most coherently:

a)
b)
c)

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3

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Which of the following is most coherent?

a)
b)
c)
d)

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4

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Some redundancy is necessary for successful communication. __________ is a coherence principle that depends on optimal redundancy.

a) Repetition
b) Ordering
c) Pronouns
d) Transitions

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5

Choose the correct answer:

Since, next, however, therefore, similarly are all examples of

a)pronouns
b) antecedents
c) ordering principles
d) transitional words
e) repetition

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Updated September 10 2014 by Student & Academic Services

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