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ASSET Reading Skills Test: Nonfiction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which genre of business writing is most important?

Question 2 2. What is typically the writer's primary purpose in writing a resume?

Question 3 3. The term for any type of writing that exists in a work environment is called what?

Question 4 4. Can one informational text, such as a news article, contain more than one type of organizational structure? Explain why or why not.

Question 5 5. What is the best strategy when you are asked to read 100 resumes for one open position?

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Question 6 6. Jim is writing a news article about the causes of a local recession. What signal words is he most likely to use in his article?

Question 7 7. Which is a characteristic of all nonfiction?

Question 8 8. If a scholarly journal article includes signal words, such as: 'then', 'later', and 'finally', what type of organizational structure is being used?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is not a genre of business writing?

Question 10 10. How is literary nonfiction different from fiction?

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Question 11 11. What are the two types of nonfiction?

Question 12 12. Why is it important for readers to be able to identify the type of organizational structure used in an informational text?

Question 13 13. Which are types of informative nonfiction?

Question 14 14. An article you read in a magazine where a celebrity answers questions is an example of what type of nonfiction?

Question 15 15. Nonfiction texts, such as news articles, scholarly journal articles, and readings from textbooks, are all considered expository texts. Authors of these informational texts organize their ideas by using basic organizational structures, such as:

ASSET Reading Skills Test: Nonfiction Chapter Exam Instructions

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