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Technical Writing Syllabus Resource & Lesson Plans Final Exam

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Question 1 1. In her report, Rene wants to include the reason she chose her particular topic instead of other similar ones. In which section of the report should Rene include this information?

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Question 2 2. LaToya noticed that her company was mentioned in three different letters to the editor in the local newspaper. She wrote up a report for her supervisor summarizing the content of these letters. What kind of report did LaToya write?

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Question 3 3. Consider the accomplishments listed below. Which person would most likely need to include a research report?

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Question 4 4. Grant is composing a proposal regarding a product his company produces that he thinks will be useful to prospective customers. Which type of proposal should Grant be composing?

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Question 5 5. What is at the heart of any grant proposal?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements explains why a request for proposals (RFP) is useful?

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Question 7 7. If you were writing for students learning a skilled trade where the average reading level is 8th grade, how could you vary the material to best meet their needs?

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Question 8 8. Why is the revising stage undertaken during technical writing?

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Question 9 9. Which one does the writer of technical instructions carry out during the revising stage?

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Question 10 10. What survey technique is being used when professionals are interviewed about a specific problem?

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Question 11 11. How does a reader feel confident that the information in a source is reliable?

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Question 12 12. Juan was analyzing a business he was thinking of buying. He looked at the daily sales records, the number of unique customers, and the number of repeat customers. He used statistics generated by this data to help him make his decision. What kind of research did Juan use?

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Question 13 13. What information should be included in a formal report about two employees who are stealing from the company if the audience is the direct manager or supervisor of the department?

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Question 14 14. Tim's boss assigned him the task of determining if the company has the resources to open a second location. What kind of report will Tim write?

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Question 15 15. The criteria in the category-by-category comparison section are described in the _____ section.

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Technical Writing Syllabus Resource & Lesson Plans Final Free Practice Test Instructions

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