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Strategies for Reading Technical & Functional Texts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Using the image provided, what conclusion can be made about the trend in the number of families over geologic time?

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. What must a writer of an end-user document consider when developing the document?

Question 4 4. If one party performs under the unilateral contract, but the other party fails to do so, this is known as a/an _____.

Question 5 5. 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 _____.

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Question 6 6. Who is the target audience for an end-user document?

Question 7 7. Which report provides advantages and disadvantages of taking a specific course of action such as whether to purchase a competitor?

Question 8 8. Why is it important to learn the 'language' of science?

Question 9 9. Which rule allows you to get oriented to the information in the problem?

Question 10 10. Which report examines the success of past or current decision making?

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Question 11 11. Looking at the graph below, which of the following statements is NOT true?

Question 12 12. A unilateral contract differs from a bilateral contract in that a unilateral contract involves _____.

Question 13 13. Which rule helps you identify the biological ideas that you'll need to reference in order to solve the problem?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. Technical texts are often noted for their attention to organization, which can often be seen in the appearance of numerous:

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Question 16 16. A technical text is intended to:

Question 17 17. Unilateral contracts are typically utilized in which of the following?

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

Question 19 19. A unilateral contract is _____.

Question 20 20. Which rule keeps you from getting distracted by incorrect choices in a multiple-choice question?

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Question 21 21. Randy buys a bushel of raspberries from the farmer's market. He tells the salesperson that he intends to squish the berries and make dye to be used in his organic artwork. The salesperson tells Randy he's never heard of that, but hopes it works. Randy makes the dye, but it's not exactly the color he wanted. It's a little too light. This is an example of:

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. 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 24 24. Technical texts belong to what type of literature that represents any verse or prose work meant to be instructional?

Question 25 25. Where does the word 'science' come from?

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Question 26 26. Which report provides critical feedback and updates on projects?

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. Which rule describes how you come to understand what a chart means and how to use it effectively?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is a type of scientific presentation?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is true about scientific information?

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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