MTLE Communication Arts/Literature: Technical & Functional Texts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. You need to find out how to use your new microwave's defrost setting. Which of the following is a quality you will be eager to find in the microwave instruction manual?

Question 2 2. What is the purpose of technical communication?

Question 3 3. Which of the following types of documents are informative or instructional documents that are developed and written for an audience already familiar with a specific technical area?

Question 4 4. You discover your neighbor has been opening your mail without your permission. Which of the following is an example of a text that could help you in this scenario?

Question 5 5. Approximately how much of an employee's workday is spent writing on average?

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Question 6 6. What would you expect to see in a functional text document?

Question 7 7. What should an extended definition start with?

Question 8 8. What is the BEST way to describe the purpose of most functional texts?

Question 9 9. Fletcher wants to repair his brother's broken bicycle. He searches online and finds a diagram of the bike that he can use to help him. What kind of document has Fletcher LIKELY found?

Question 10 10. Evaluate the lists below and indicate which entry best indicates the key components of technical communication.

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Question 11 11. Who is the target audience for an end-user document?

Question 12 12. Why are extended definitions usually located in the introductory material of a document?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is an example of a functional text?

Question 14 14. Gwen is a technical writer for a company. Analyze the items listed below and indicate which action Gwen would least likely be expected to do at work.

Question 15 15. Which of the following is considered a technical and/or functional text?

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Question 16 16. You are having trouble understanding a textbook about the Civil War. Which of the following is accurate?

Question 17 17. Why are definitions included in technical writing?

Question 18 18. Parenthetical definitions are _____, while sentence definitions are _____.

Question 19 19. What are the three parts of a sentence definition?

Question 20 20. What is LIKELY the purpose of Technical Marketing Communications?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements is most accurate?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a technical and functional text you might take with you on a trip?

Question 23 23. What must a writer of an end-user document consider when developing the document?

Question 24 24. Gerald runs a company that provides technical writing for other organizations. What kind of work does Gerald's staff do?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is the BEST example of a functional text?

MTLE Communication Arts/Literature: Technical & Functional Texts Chapter Exam Instructions

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