Writing Technical Descriptions


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What are descriptions in technical writing?

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1. If you are describing the physical characteristics of an item, what types of information should be included?

2. Descriptions are used in technical writing when _____

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the quiz and worksheet to learn how to write technical descriptions. Make sure you know about descriptions and physical characteristics of an item.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will help you to practice:

  • When descriptions might be used
  • What it means to write long descriptions
  • How short descriptions should be written

Skills Practiced

Use these resources to study the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on how to write technical descriptions
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding long descriptions and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the physical characteristics of an item

Additional Learning

Read this lesson called Writing Technical Descriptions. The lesson adheres to the following study objectives:

  • Be able to define descriptions
  • Understand how to write proper descriptions
  • Apply those features in real world scenarios