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Crafting a Message in Business Writing Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

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Question 1 1. Words or phrases that are used to help link a paragraph together and provide flow are known as _____.

Question 2 2. What are the three key pieces of developing a strong paragraph?

Question 3 3. Which of the following would be considered an example of discriminatory language?

Question 4 4. Rachel went to the bank, but it was closed for the Christmas holiday. Why is this structure considered a compound sentence?

Question 5 5. What are the four types of effective sentence structures for business communication?

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Question 6 6. Where does a topic sentence usually appear in a paragraph within a business communication?

Question 7 7. Which of the following words or phrases could be used as a transition?

Question 8 8. While she waited at the drive-up lane, Rachel realized the bank was closed. What type of sentence structure is this?

Question 9 9. Using active verbs strengthens the delivery of business writing by _____

Question 10 10. What would be a gender neutral word choice for fireman?

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Question 11 11. What way of organizing a message is about examining why something happened or the effects of something occurring at work?

Question 12 12. '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 13 13. Which of the following is an area that can present nondiscriminatory language challenges in the workplace?

Question 14 14. A company memo or lab report is an example of:

Question 15 15. What method of organization is based on time-order of events or a story line?

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Question 16 16. Why should an individual try to avoid the use of passive verbs in business writing?

Question 17 17. Rachel went to the bank. This is an example of a _____.

Question 18 18. Why is the following structure a compound-complex sentence? Rachel went to cash her check to have some extra money for the after-Christmas sales, but the bank was closed due to the holiday.

Question 19 19. Which of the following is used to offer more evidence for the topic sentence?

Question 20 20. What organizational method involves organizing ideas in the order of most importance to least importance?

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Question 21 21. '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 22 22. Passive verbs are usually recognized by _____

Question 23 23. What would be an example of nondiscriminatory language to use when describing a blind worker?

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. What is a method where a writer explains a business problem and develops a solution?

Crafting a Message in Business Writing 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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