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Preparing Written Messages Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. _____ is the process of examining a document to search for writing mistakes and omissions.

Question 2 2. You are working with a co-worker to complete a report on monthly sales in your department. He has included a large number of charts and graphs in each page with text wrapping around the right side. How would you assist him to create some restraint in the report?

Question 3 3. The ball balloon magnetic block game is expected to exceed sales is an example of:

Question 4 4. What is the greatest benefit of using an outline to draft an essay?

Question 5 5. Which of the following words or phrases could be used as a transition?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. Which of the following is the greatest value of using an alphanumeric outline?

Question 8 8. Rachel went to the bank. This is an example of a _____.

Question 9 9. Janet has just completed writing a press release for her company. Janet wants to ensure that she does not have any spelling or grammar errors in her work, so she asks her co-worker, Meghan, to review the press release for her. This is known as _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a known way to assist a writer with creating a clear and organized message?

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Question 11 11. Rachel went to the bank, but it was closed for the Christmas holiday. Why is this structure considered a compound sentence?

Question 12 12. While she waited at the drive-up lane, Rachel realized the bank was closed. What type of sentence structure is this?

Question 13 13. Which of the following typefaces would be the best choice for a business report to your manager?

Question 14 14. What is the best margin format for business papers?

Question 15 15. What are the four types of effective sentence structures for business communication?

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Question 16 16. Why is using a full sentence outline beneficial for most standard essays?

Question 17 17. What have you achieved when utilizing similar margins, typeface, typestyle, and colors throughout a document?

Question 18 18. Words or phrases that are used to help link a paragraph together and provide flow are known as _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following describes the accuracy of a message?

Question 20 20. What technique is utilized to distribute the text and graphic elements evenly for an eye pleasing look?

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Question 21 21. Where does a topic sentence usually appear in a paragraph within a business communication?

Question 22 22. What are the three key pieces of developing a strong paragraph?

Question 23 23. Which term is used to refer to a situation when the score is based on 100 points with a higher score reflecting an easier read of the document?

Question 24 24. Which one ranks written documents by grade level achievement to help determine readability?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is used to offer more evidence for the topic sentence?

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Question 26 26. The term analysis is used to define a process following the research phase across many subject matter disciplines. How is analysis applied in terms of writing an essay?

Question 27 27. Searching for spelling & grammar errors, checking for accuracy, and _____ are the steps involved in proofreading a message.

Question 28 28. Which one would you be achieving when you avoid dangling modifiers?

Question 29 29. What is a complete sentence that identifies the main idea of a paragraph?

Question 30 30. Which one is the most appropriate way to reduce writing errors in your documents?

Preparing Written Messages 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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