DSST Technical Writing: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam

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Question 1 1. In order to write effectively with _____ structure, never mix forms, tenses, or passive and active voice.

Question 2 2. Terms, words, or phrases used in specific industries, called _____, are only helpful when delivering a message within a specific industry or trade, not when addressing a diverse or unacquainted audience.

Question 3 3. _____ are informal, free-form talks with subjects conducted without set questions. They are often used to build trust between the interviewer and subject.

Question 4 4. In order to avoid plagiarism, writers must summarize, paraphrase, and quote, with all three being a part of the practice known as _____.

Question 5 5. An informal corporate message disseminated within a workplace is called a _____.

Question 6 6. The three main components of a formal report are:

Question 7 7. During _____, one must identify the purpose of an app or document, determine its audience or users, confirm that testers are part of that audience, draft a test plan to be sure all expectations are understood before testing, and incorporate any changes deemed necessary.

Question 8 8. _____, also known as marcoms, use language that is easier to understand and meant to persuade people to purchase, support, or simply utilize, a product or an idea.

Question 9 9. The _____ of a proposal gives the reader tools that both guide her or him through the proposal and foster understanding of the proposal.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a key recommendation for drafting a successful resume?

Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a basic guideline all employees should follow when utilizing text messaging or instant messaging systems in the workplace?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a practice that should be used when delivering constructive feedback?

Question 13 13. Technical _____ are detailed explanations of required designs and materials used in the creation of a product.

Question 14 14. _____ manuals are written for workers at remote worksites, and are designed to be self-contained.

Question 15 15. Informational reports, which deliver various necessary data, facts, and feedback without any formal analysis or personal recommendations, have four recognizable uses or types. Which of the following is NOT one of them?

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