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Technical Editing & Rewriting Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The ball balloon magnetic block game is expected to exceed sales is an example of:

Question 2 2. Which one is the most appropriate way to reduce writing errors in your documents?

Question 3 3. Which one ranks written documents by grade level achievement to help determine readability?

Question 4 4. Michael Jones, living in New York City USA, is collaborating with Linda Yeo, living in Beijing China, to write a research document resulting from data they have collected by sending the same letter to many research subjects. Which one would they have used to be effective in this activity?

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. Which one would you be achieving when you avoid dangling modifiers?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is the best description of a message follow-up?

Question 8 8. How should feedback be delivered?

Question 9 9. What name is given to tutorials that help create documents such as resumes, letters, etc automatically?

Question 10 10. What tool places a ready-made block of text automatically into a document?

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Question 11 11. According to business etiquette, how long should an individual wait before sending a follow-up message?

Question 12 12. What is a self-assessment?

Question 13 13. 'Beautiful Scenery would like to hear any feedback or changes in the proposal by March 14th, 2016' is an example of:

Question 14 14. If Bobby wanted to elicit a response by appealing to readers' priorities, which of the following should he NOT include in his email?

Question 15 15. What is the goal of providing constructive feedback in the workplace?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT appropriate advice for message follow-up?

Question 17 17. What is the name given to font and layout setting templates that are used to standardize documents in word processing software?

Question 18 18. What is another name for a template?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a suggestion for giving constructive feedback?

Question 20 20. Bubba listened to Sunny explain that the customers who had issues with her table requests were there during the busiest time periods. Because of this, she was unable to service all of her tables' requests in time. This is an example of which constructive feedback guideline?

Technical Editing & Rewriting Chapter Exam Instructions

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