biol 541 Writing Assessment

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1. Please select the statement that describes your submission
Every questions REQUIRES an answer.
2. Please complete this information.

For team submissions, enter information for all team members in each line separated by semicolons.

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3. Choose the most appropriate word or words to fill in the blank.

The company deserves...bad reputation.
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4. Choose the most appropriate word or words to fill in the blank.

You will have to...their decision.
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5. Choose the most appropriate word or words to fill in the blank.

One of the engineers...leaving.
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6. Choose the most appropriate word or words to fill in the blank.

Those...of discussions are very helpful.
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7. Choose the most appropriate word or words to fill in the blank.

Last week, we thought that the program...ready.
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8. Choose the most appropriate word or words to fill in the blank.

That color should...that one.
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9. The group needs to work or...project could fail.
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10. The secretary needs to know if...giving a presentation.
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11. Please be...during the presentation.
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12. The discussion...around that point.
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13. The talk was...long.
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14. Several...slides were lost.
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15. The engineer...looking after the project is resigning.
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16. Neither of the reports...acceptable.
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17. He carefully went...each point.
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18. ...presentation was very good.
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19. The company will give him...
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20. There...six candidates for the position.
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21. She enjoyed her...as sound engineer.
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22. The clerk took the plans...the table.
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23. The secretary...left the papers on the desk.
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24. It is our duty to...that everyone feels happy.
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25. You should...
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26. It is easier to turn on the TV than...to the library.
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27. They will give the folders to either...
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28. Find that complete sentence.
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29. Find that complete sentence.
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30. Find that complete sentence.
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31. Choose the BEST repair that removes the presence of the fragment.
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32. Choose the BEST repair that removes the presence of the fragment.
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33. Determine whether the statement is true or false.

Sentence one and two both show correct modification.
1. As a supervisor, Julie tried her best.
2. As a supervisor, they expected Jo to try her best.
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34. Determine whether the statement is true or false.

The following sentence means that almost a third of the files were lost.

The company almost lost one third of the files.
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35. Select the sentence that exhibits the most appropriate punctuation.
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36. Select the sentence that exhibits the most appropriate punctuation.
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37. Select the sentence that exhibits the most appropriate punctuation.
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38. There is only one sentence that is NOT a run on sentence. Find that sentence.

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39. There is only one sentence that is NOT a run on sentence. Find that sentence.
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40. Respond True or False.

The following sentence uses the correct form of the verb.

Each of the children were happy.
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41. Respond True or False.

The following sentence requires a plural verb like "were."

On the desk...five large boxes.
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42. Respond True or False.

A good strategy when writing an assignment is simply to write everything you know about it.

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43. Respond True or False.

Journal articles can sometimes give you important information that will help you write a very well informed paper.
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44. Respond True or False.

It is quite appropriate to at first skim read the information on an assignment topic to get a "feel" for it, keeping a list of interesting topics or issues.
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45. Respond True or False.

Your own opinions should not be considered when taking notes on the literature.
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46. Respond True or False.

The material in all journals and books should be taken as true and valid.
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47. Respond True or False.

When making an argument, there is no need to point out the good features of the side of the argument you are arguing against.
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48. Ideas from newspapers do not need to be referenced.
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49. Using a lot of acknowledged quotes is the best way to avoid plagiarism.
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50. Assume that Li and Elio (2004) wrote the following:

It is because ordinary people so cleverly and effortlessly use default reasoning to solve interesting cognitive tasks that nonmonotonic formalisms were introduced into AI. We argue that this is a form of psychologism, despite the fact that it is not usually recognized as such in AI.

If you wrote the following:

Because ordinary people cleverly and effortlessly use default reasoning to solve interesting cognitive tasks nonmonotonic formalisms were introduced into AI, and we argue that this is a form of psychologism, despite the fact that it is not usually recognized as such.

It would be plagiarism.
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51. Assume that Li and Elio (2004) wrote the following:

It is because ordinary people so cleverly and effortlessly use default reasoning to solve interesting cognitive tasks that nonmonotonic formalisms were introduced into AI. We argue that this is a form of psychologism, despite the fact that it is not usually recognized as such in AI.

If you wrote the following:

Because ordinary people so cleverly and effortlessly use default reasoning to solve interesting cognitive tasks nonmonotonic formalisms were introduced into AI. This is a form of psychologism, despite the fact that it is not usually recognized as such in AI (Li and Elio, 2004).

It would be plagiarism.
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52. Assume that Li and Elio (2004) wrote the following:

It is because ordinary people so cleverly and effortlessly use default reasoning to solve interesting cognitive tasks that nonmonotonic formalisms were introduced into AI. We argue that this is a form of psychologism, despite the fact that it is not usually recognized as such in AI.

If you wrote the following:

Li and Elio (2004) argue that it is because ordinary people so cleverly and effortlessly use default reasoning to solve interesting cognitive tasks that nonmonotonic formalisms were introduced into AI and argue that this is a form of psychologism, despite the fact that it is not usually recognized as such in AI.

It would be plagiarism.
53. I am in my _________ year of graduate school (including any MS degrees).
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54. I am...
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55. English is my first language.
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56. I have passed my Qualifier Exam.
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57. I have passed my Comprehensive Exam.
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58. I will complete my PhD in
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59. I will complete my MS in.
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60. My adviser and I have sat down side by side to work on written components of proposals together.
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61. My adviser and I have sat down side by side to work on written components of manuscripts together.
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62. My adviser and I have sat down side by side to work on my career plan.
63. OPTIONAL: DEMOGRAPHICS
64. How long did it take you to complete this assessment (in minutes)?
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