Technical Instructions: Purpose, Content & Structure


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The main purpose of technical instructions is to _____.

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1. Which of the following is included first in MOST technical instructions?

2. The _____ section of a technical manual includes the heart or main information about the product.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you take this quiz, you'll be examined on subjects that have to do with technical instructions, such as their purpose and different sections. Most of these questions will come in the form of fill-in-the-blank.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

More precisely, you'll be asked about:

  • The primary purpose of technical instructions
  • What's included first and last in technical instructions
  • The 'heart' of the instructions
  • Potential confusion in regard to technical instructions

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the components of technical instructions
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the section that includes product information for users and interpret it correctly
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the purpose of technical instructions in a new light

Additional Learning

You can advance your knowledge of technical instructions by watching our affiliated video lesson, Technical Instructions: Purpose, Content & Structure. This lesson will help you with:

  • Content and structure in regard to technical instructions
  • What technical instructions are
  • The reason technical instructions exist