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Communicate in Multiple Contexts: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.6 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 'At the Christmas concert, the soprano solo in 'O Holy Night' was sung by a woman from our church' is an example of which of the following?

Question 2 2. What is another word to describe the personality of a message?

Question 3 3. When is the best time for the writer of a message to ask the three key questions 'Why, Who, and What'?

Question 4 4. What are overused phrases that portrays the writer as having no original thought?

Question 5 5. Sharing a characteristic or feature with the reader is referred to as _____

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Question 6 6. If you research the age, race, income, and lifestyle factors of your potential audience, what are you attempting to do?

Question 7 7. What would be a gender neutral word choice for fireman?

Question 8 8. 'At the Christmas concert, a woman from our church sang the soprano solo in 'O Holy Night'' is an example of which of the following?

Question 9 9. What is the tone of a message?

Question 10 10. What is the best example of focused language that you would write to connect with an audience?

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Question 11 11. Why should an individual try to avoid the use of passive verbs in business writing?

Question 12 12. Which of the following would be considered an example of discriminatory language?

Question 13 13. What offers an enormous selection of synonyms to help you improve your word choice selection?

Question 14 14. Passive verbs are usually recognized by _____

Question 15 15. What is CADD or Computer Aided Drafting and Design an example of?

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Question 16 16. What is the best tone for a business message?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT an example of a cliche?

Question 18 18. What would be an example of nondiscriminatory language to use when describing a blind worker?

Question 19 19. Executive Director Tim enjoys sending out lengthy emails to his staff summarizing articles he reads on educational topics. Lately, he has been seeing software reviews that promise seamless integration with other software. His messages constantly reference how great it would be to purchase new software that offers seamless integration with current products. The use of seamless is an example of what type of communication mistake?

Question 20 20. Colin has to demonstrate credibility in the information he provides about the company Mostess. In order for the investors to want to invest they have to believe in the company's claims, financial promise and overall reputation. What type of information should Colin include in his appeal?

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Question 21 21. A review shows that your department is sending more documents with spelling errors than any other department. Which is an appropriate message to send to colleagues?

Question 22 22. Assume that you were writing a job description for a position with your company. How would you include information that reflects a nondiscriminatory mention of age in describing desired applicants?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a way to connect with your audience through writing?

Question 24 24. Using active verbs strengthens the delivery of business writing by _____

Question 25 25. Which of the following is an area that can present nondiscriminatory language challenges in the workplace?

Communicate in Multiple Contexts: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.6 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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