Will Stonefield

A New Year of Exercise Central

Blog Post created by Will Stonefield Employee on Jan 11, 2017

The newest expansion of Exercise Central quizzes is now live in Composition digital products. This expansion adds 60 new quizzes with 593 new questions on grammar, punctuation, mechanics, and critical reading - bringing the total number of quizzes in Exercise Central up to 221 with 2,257 total questions.

 

If you're new to Exercise Central -- or if this is your first time using Exercise Central in LaunchPad or Writer's Help -- CLICK HERE to read Adam Whitehurst's detailed walkthrough on how to use and assign Exercise Central quizzes in your course.

 

This robust resource is AVAILABLE NOW in the following products:

  • Writer’s Help 2.0, Hacker Version
  • Writer’s Help 2.0, Lunsford Version
  • LaunchPad Solo for Hacker Handbooks
  • LaunchPad Solo for Lunsford Handbooks
  • LaunchPad Solo for Readers and Writers
  • LaunchPad for Axelrod/Cooper, The St. Martin’s Guide to Writing, 11th edition
  • LaunchPad for Barnet/Bedau/O'Hara, Current Issues and Enduring Questions, 11th edition, and Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing, 9th edition
  • LaunchPad for Kennedy/Kennedy/Muth, The Bedford Guide to College Writers, 11th edition
  • LaunchPad for Kirszner/Mandell, Practical Argument, 3rd edition
  • LaunchPad for Lunsford/Ruszkiewicz/Walters, Everything’s an Argument, 7th edition

 

If you're already using Exercise Central in one of the products above, you do NOT need to do anything in order to access and assign the new quiz questions. They have been automatically added to your course and are now fully assignable and customizable.

 

Here is the full list of quizzes now available in Exercise Central.

 

Exercise Central Batch 4 - NEW
Avoiding Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers 2 (Easy)
Avoiding Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers 3 (Easy)
Avoiding Shifts in Person and Number 1 (Easy)
Avoiding Shifts in Person and Number 2 (Easy)
Avoiding Slang and Clichés 1 (Easy)
Correcting Errors in Capitalization 1 (Moderate)
Correcting Errors in Capitalization 2 (Moderate)
Correcting Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers 1 (Easy)
Differentiating Between Facts and Opinions 1 (Moderate)
Differentiating Between Facts and Opinions 2 (Moderate)
Identifying Direct Quotations 1 (Easy)
Identifying Linking Verbs 3 (Easy)
Identifying Linking Verbs 4 (Moderate)
Identifying Patterns of Organization 2 (Moderate)
Identifying Patterns of Organization 3 (Moderate)
Identifying Sentence Emphasis 1 (Easy)
Identifying Sentence Emphasis 2 (Moderate)
Identifying Shifts in Person 1 (Moderate)
Identifying Shifts in Person 2 (Moderate)
Identifying the Indicative, Imperative, or Subjunctive Mood 1 (Moderate)
Identifying Verbs 1 (Easy)
Identifying Verbs 2 (Easy)
Identifying Verbs 3 (Moderate)
Making Verbs Agree with Collective-Noun Subjects 1 (Easy)
Making Verbs Agree with Collective-Noun Subjects 2 (Moderate)
MLW Using Gerunds and Infinitives Following Verbs 1 (Easy)
MLW Using Gerunds and Infinitives Following Verbs 2 (Easy)
MLW Using Gerunds and Infinitives Following Verbs 3 (Moderate)
MLW Using Gerunds and Infinitives Following Verbs 4 (Moderate)
MLW Using Verbs in Conditional Sentences 1 (Moderate)
Punctuating Direct Quotations 2 (Easy)
Punctuating Direct Quotations 3 (Easy)
Punctuating Direct Quotations 4 (Moderate)
Recognizing the Author's Opinion 1 (Moderate)
Understanding Point of View 1 (Moderate)
Understanding Point of View 2 (Moderate)
Understanding Pronoun Case 2 (Moderate)
Understanding Tone 1 (Moderate)
Using Apostrophes 5 (Moderate)
Using Apostrophes 6 (Moderate)
Using Appropriate Language 2 (Moderate)
Using Colons 1 (Moderate)
Using Commas in a Series 1 (Easy)
Using Commas with Clauses 1 (Easy)
Using Commas with Clauses 2 (Moderate)
Using Commas with Dates and Addresses 1 (Easy)
Using Commas with Dates and Addresses 2 (Moderate)
Using Commas with Essential and Nonessential Elements 1 (Easy)
Using Commas with Essential and Nonessential Elements 2 (Moderate)
Using Commas with Introductory Elements 1 (Easy)
Using Coordination to Join Two Sentences 1 (Moderate)
Using Coordination to Join Two Sentences 2 (Moderate)
Using Irregular Verbs 1 (Easy)
Using Irregular Verbs 2 (Moderate)
Using Quotation Marks with Other Punctuation 1 (Easy)
Using Quotation Marks with Other Punctuation 2 (Easy)
Using Quotation Marks with Other Punctuation 3 (Moderate)
Using Relative Pronouns 1 (Easy)
Using Relative Pronouns 2 (Moderate)
Using Specific Language 1 (Easy)

Exercise Central Batch 1

 Exercise Central Batch 2

Avoiding Comma Splices 1 (Easy)

 Avoiding Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers 1 (Easy)

Avoiding Comma Splices 2 (Easy)

 Avoiding Wordy Language 1 (Easy)

Avoiding Comma Splices 3 (Moderate)

 Choosing Effective Topic Sentences 1 (Moderate)

Avoiding Run-On Sentences 1 (Easy)

 Choosing Effective Topic Sentences 2 (Moderate)

Avoiding Sentence Fragments 1 (Moderate)

 Choosing Topics for Writing Assignments 1 (Moderate)

Avoiding Sexist Language 1 (Easy)

 Formatting Titles 1 (Easy)

Choosing the Right Words 1 (Easy)

 Identifying Conjunctions 1 (Easy)

Choosing the Right Words 2 (Easy)

 Identifying Linking Verbs 1 (Easy)

Citing Sources Using APA Style 1 (Moderate)

 Identifying Linking Verbs 2 (Easy)

Citing Sources Using MLA Style 1 (Moderate)

 Identifying Patterns of Organization 1 (Moderate)

Citing Sources Using MLA Style 2 (Moderate)

 Identifying Prepositions 3 (Moderate)

Coordinating Ideas with Semicolons 1 (Easy)

 Identifying Primary Support and Supporting Details 1 (Moderate)

Correcting Errors in Parallelism 1 (Easy)

 Identifying Subjects and Objects of Prepositions 1 (Easy)

Correcting Errors in Parallelism 2 (Easy)

 Identifying Topic Sentences 1 (Moderate)

Correcting Errors in Parallelism 3 (Moderate)

 Identifying Types of Conjunctions 1 (Easy)

Correcting Errors in Parallelism 4 (Moderate)

 Identifying Types of Nouns 1 (Easy)

Correcting Errors in Pronoun Reference 1 (Easy)

 Identifying Types of Nouns 2 (Easy)

Correcting Errors in Pronoun Reference 2 (Easy)

 Identifying Types of Verbs 1 (Easy)

Correcting Errors in Pronoun Reference 3 (Moderate)

 Identifying Types of Verbs 2 (Easy)

Correcting Errors in Subject-Verb Agreement 1 (Easy)

 Making Verbs Agree with Indefinite Pronouns 1 (Easy)

Correcting Errors in Subject-Verb Agreement 2 (Easy)

 MLW Correcting Common Errors 1 (Easy)

Correcting Errors in Subject-Verb Agreement 3 (Moderate)

 MLW Using Count and Noncount Nouns 1 (Easy)

Correcting Errors with Plural Nouns 1 (Easy)

 MLW Using Prepositions 1 (Easy)

Correcting Run-On Sentences 1 (Easy)

 Punctuating Direct Quotations 1 (Easy)

Correcting Run-On Sentences 2 (Easy)

 Supporting Thesis Statements 1 (Easy)

Correcting Run-On Sentences 3 (Moderate)

 Understanding Audience 1 (Easy)

Correcting Sentence Fragments 1 (Easy)

 Understanding Main Ideas 1 (Easy)

Correcting Sentence Fragments 2 (Easy)

 Understanding Pronoun Case 1 (Easy)

Correcting Sentence Fragments 3 (Moderate)

 Understanding Purpose 1 (Easy)

Correcting Sentence Fragments 4 (Moderate)

 Understanding Purpose 2 (Easy)

Correcting Shifts in Verb Tense 1 (Easy)

 Understanding Subject-Verb Agreement with Compound Subjects  1 (Easy)

Correcting Shifts in Verb Tense 2 (Easy)

 Understanding Subject-Verb Agreement with Compound Subjects  2 (Easy)

Correcting Shifts in Verb Tense 3 (Moderate)

 Using Colons and Semicolons 1 (Easy)

Correcting Shifts in Verb Tense 4 (Moderate)

 Using Colons and Semicolons 2 (Moderate)

Identifying Adjectives and Adverbs 1 (Easy)

 Using Comparatives and Superlatives 1 (Easy)

Identifying Adjectives and Adverbs 2 (Easy)

 Using Comparatives and Superlatives 2 (Easy)

Identifying Comma Splices 1 (Easy)

 Using Prefixes and Suffixes 1 (Easy)

Identifying Comma Splices 2 (Easy)

 Using Prefixes and Suffixes 2 (Easy)

Identifying Comma Splices 3 (Easy)

 Using Prepositions 1 (Easy)

Identifying Comma Splices 4 (Moderate)

 Using Prepositions 2 (Easy)

Identifying Comma Splices 5 (Moderate)

Exercise Central Batch 3

Identifying Errors in Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 1 (Easy)

Changing from Passive to Active Voice 1 (Moderate)

Identifying Errors in Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 2 (Easy)

Checking Agreement When the Verb Comes Before the Subject 1 (Moderate)

Identifying Errors in Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 3 (Moderate)

Choosing Effective Research Strategies 1 (Moderate)

Identifying Errors in Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 4 (Moderate)

Evaluating Sources Using APA Style 1 (Moderate)

Identifying Errors in Subject-Verb Agreement 1 (Easy)

Evaluating Sources Using MLA Style 1 (Moderate)

Identifying Errors in Subject-Verb Agreement 2 (Easy)

Identifying Errors in Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 5 (Moderate)

Identifying Prepositions 1 (Easy)

Identifying Errors in Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 6 (Moderate)

Identifying Prepositions 2 (Moderate)

MLW Using Articles 1 (Easy)

Identifying Pronouns 1 (Easy)

MLW Using Articles 2 (Easy)

Identifying Pronouns 2 (Moderate)

Understanding Subject-Verb Agreement in There Is, Was, Were Sentences 1 (Easy)

Identifying Run-On Sentences 1 (Moderate)

Understanding Subject-Verb Agreement in There Is, Was, Were Sentences 2 (Easy)

Identifying Sentence Fragments 1 (Easy)

Using Apostrophes to Show Possession 1 (Easy)

Identifying Subjects 1 (Easy)

Using Apostrophes to Show Possession 2 (Easy)

Identifying Subjects 2 (Moderate)

Using Apostrophes to Show Possession 3 (Moderate)

Identifying Verb Tense 1 (Easy)

Using Apostrophes to Show Possession 4 (Moderate)

Identifying Verb Tense 2 (Easy)

Using Appropriate Language 1 (Easy)

Identifying Verb Tense 3 (Moderate)

Using Articles 1 (Easy)

Integrating Sources 1 (Moderate)

Using Articles 2 (Easy)

Integrating Sources 2 (Moderate)

Using Comparatives and Superlatives 3 (Moderate)

MLW Correcting Errors in Verb Phrases with Auxiliary Verbs 1 (Easy)

Using Comparatives and Superlatives 4 (Moderate)

MLW Correcting Errors in Verb Phrases with Auxiliary Verbs 2 (Easy)

Using Definite and Indefinite Articles 1 (Easy)

MLW Identifying Missing, Incorrect, or Extra Words 1 (Easy)

Using Definite and Indefinite Articles 2 (Easy)

MLW Using Irregular Verb Forms 1 (Easy)

Using Prepositions after Adjectives and Verbs 1 (Easy)

MLW Using Irregular Verb Forms 2 (Easy)

Using Prepositions after Adjectives and Verbs 2 (Easy)

Spelling the Right Words Correctly 1 (Easy)

Using Subordination to Join Two Sentences 1 (Moderate)

Spelling the Right Words Correctly 2 (Easy)

Using Subordination to Join Two Sentences 2 (Moderate)

Spelling the Right Words Correctly 3 (Moderate)

 

Using Active or Passive Voice 1 (Easy)

 

Using Active or Passive Voice 2 (Moderate)

 

Using Apostrophes 1 (Easy)

 

Using Apostrophes 2 (Easy)

 

Using Apostrophes 3 (Moderate)

 

Using Apostrophes 4 (Moderate)

 

Using Capitalization 1 (Easy)

 

Using Capitalization 2 (Easy)

 

Using Capitalization 3 (Moderate)

 

Using Commas 1 (Easy)

 

Using Commas 2 (Easy)

 

Using Commas 3 (Moderate)

 

Using Coordinating Conjunctions 1 (Easy)

 

Using Formal Language 1 (Easy)

 

Using Formal Language 2 (Easy)

 

Using Hyphens 1 (Easy)

 

Using Hyphens 2 (Moderate)

 

Using Italics in Titles 1 (Easy)

 

Using Subordinating Conjunctions 1 (Easy)

 

Using the Correct Forms of Be, Have, Do 1 (Easy)

 

Using the Correct Forms of Be, Have, Do 2 (Moderate)

 

Using Verb Forms 1 (Easy)

 

Using Verb Forms 2 (Moderate)

 

Using Verb Forms 3 (Moderate)

 

Using Verb Tenses 1 (Easy)

 

Using Verb Tenses 2 (Easy)

 

Using Verb Tenses 3 (Moderate)

 

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