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Business Reports and Proposals Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The _____ section of the executive summary explains the reason for the report.

Question 2 2. As part of your new position, you have been asked to prepare a monthly report on the number and types of mortgage loan applications that were received. What would be your first step as you begin to develop this informational report?

Question 3 3. Why is it important for the executive summary to be able to stand alone from the original business report?

Question 4 4. The subject matter, background problem, _____, methods of analysis, findings or issues, and the final section containing arguments, conclusions, & recommendations are six sections that make up the executive summary.

Question 5 5. A disadvantage of wikis is:

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Question 6 6. Which section of the executive summary shows the important discoveries made during the research process?

Question 7 7. Which report uses informational reporting that contains facts about monitoring and controlling operations?

Question 8 8. What are repetitive patterns such as growth or decline data over time?

Question 9 9. Suppose that when preparing the monthly mortgage report, management has also requested that you analyze the data for trends in mortgage loan applications. What would you need to do differently when preparing this analytical report as compared to an informational report?

Question 10 10. What characteristic defines an informational report?

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Question 11 11. What is the biggest difference between informational and analytical reports?

Question 12 12. A company has 15 different locations across the country in different states. It is experimenting with the use of a wiki so that engineers can collaborate on a new product design and share results from preliminary testing. What can the company do to ensure that all of the engineers are not overwriting important data posted by someone else?

Question 13 13. In a business context, what is a wiki?

Question 14 14. In general, how long should an executive summary be in length?

Question 15 15. Which report examines the success of past or current decision making?

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Question 16 16. What is one benefit of using a wiki in the workplace?

Question 17 17. What does asynchronous connection enable employees to do?

Question 18 18. Which report provides advantages and disadvantages of taking a specific course of action such as whether to purchase a competitor?

Question 19 19. Which report provides critical feedback and updates on projects?

Business Reports and Proposals Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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