English for Academic and Professional Purposes (EAPP) Quiz

MODIFIED ALTERNATE RESPONSE. Write TRUE if the statement is correct; otherwise, replace the highlighted expression (x3).

  1. Informal tone is the most preferred tone in academic writing.
  2. Hedging expresses hesitation and uncertainty.
  3. In academic and professional writing, figurative language must be avoided.
  4. Thinking about your audience should not affect your academic writing.
  5. Plagiarism is always taken as a crime.
  6. Outlining is the practice of marking and writing comments on a text.
  7. Summarizing reduces a text to its main idea and necessary information.
  8. In summarizing, ideas not central to the text must be omitted.
  9. In word-for-word plagiarism, words are lifted directly and scattered in the text or paragraph.
  10. Annotating is the act of copying ideas without citing the original authors.
  11. Reviews are also known as response papers.
  12. Reaction papers describe, analyze, and evaluate works.
  13. A thesis statement states the main thought or the essential point of a paragraph.
  14. A concluding sentence develops the controlling idea presented in the topic sentence.
  15. A thesis statement usually appears at the beginning of the introductory paragraph of an essay.
  16. A topic sentence sums up the central point of an essay.
  17. APA in-text citations are added with complete names of authors and dates of work publication.
  18. Critiques are usually written by college students across different programs.
  19. Summary serves as a blueprint for an essay to write.
  20. A concluding sentence summarizes the main idea or restates the topic sentence of a paragraph.



  1. Formal tone
  2. TRUE
  3. TRUE
  4. should affect
  5. ethical construct/ethical violation
  6. Annotating
  7. TRUE
  8. TRUE
  9. mosaic plagiarism
  10. Plagiarism
  11. Reaction papers
  12. Reviews
  13. topic sentence
  14. supporting sentence
  15. at the end
  16. thesis statement
  17. last names of authors
  18. critics or experts in their own fields
  19. outline
  20. TRUE