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NES ELA: Strategies for Reading Technical & Functional Texts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a type of scientific presentation?

Question 2 2. Where does the word 'science' come from?

Question 3 3. Which report provides critical feedback and updates on projects?

Question 4 4. Which report examines the success of past or current decision making?

Question 5 5. Who is the target audience for an end-user document?

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Question 6 6. Taylor sees an ad for a 32-inch TV for $100 and goes to the store to buy it. He pays the $100 and takes the TV home, but upon opening the box he discovers the TV is only 27 inches. What is this an example of?

Question 7 7. Landon buys a new particular type of lawnmower after the salesperson suggested it due to the type of grass in Landon's lawn. However, when Landon uses the mower it doesn't cut the grass. Instead, it just pushes the grass blades to the side. What is this an example of?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. A unilateral contract differs from a bilateral contract in that a unilateral contract involves _____.

Question 10 10. What is one way that charts may be deceiving?

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Question 11 11. Which rule describes how you come to understand what a chart means and how to use it effectively?

Question 12 12. Michael buys a new microwave oven. When he's at the appliance store the salesperson tells him, 'You won't find a better microwave than this one.' After successfully using the microwave for just one month, the microwave breaks. This is an example of:

Question 13 13. Bonnie wants to buy a new bookcase to store her collection of antique pewter vases. She tells this to the furniture salesperson, specifying that her vases are large and heavy. The salesperson suggests a particular bookcase, which she buys and brings home. However, upon placing the vases on it the bookcase collapses. This is an example of _____.

Question 14 14. Technical texts are often noted for their attention to organization, which can often be seen in the appearance of numerous:

Question 15 15. Which report uses informational reporting that contains facts about monitoring and controlling operations?

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Question 16 16. What is LIKELY the purpose of Technical Marketing Communications?

Question 17 17. Which rule allows you to get oriented to the information in the problem?

Question 18 18. Which of these would be considered a type of technical text?

Question 19 19. What must a writer of an end-user document consider when developing the document?

Question 20 20. Looking at the graph below, which of the following statements is NOT true?

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Question 21 21. Technical texts may often avoid using _____ and other literary devices, but they typically contain numerous special terms with specific usages in particular fields, known as _____.

Question 22 22. During an exam, what should you do if you're having trouble visualizing the line graph that matches your data table?

Question 23 23. A technical text is intended to:

Question 24 24. Which of the following is true about scientific information?

Question 25 25. Which rule helps you identify the biological ideas that you'll need to reference in order to solve the problem?

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Question 26 26. Using the image provided, what conclusion can be made about the trend in the number of families over geologic time?

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. If one party performs under the unilateral contract, but the other party fails to do so, this is known as a/an _____.

Question 29 29. Which report provides advantages and disadvantages of taking a specific course of action such as whether to purchase a competitor?

Question 30 30. Which rule keeps you from getting distracted by incorrect choices in a multiple-choice question?

NES ELA: Strategies for Reading Technical & Functional Texts 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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