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Communicating for Results, 2e: Chapter 4

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the "Submit my answers" button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) simple sentence
b) compound sentence
c) complex sentence
d) compound-complex sentence

Question 2:


a) simple sentence
b) compound sentence
c) complex sentence
d) compound-complex sentence

Question 3:


a) closed question
b) open question
c) hypothetical question
d) declarative question

Question 4:


a) use dashes in place of commas and parenthesis
b) type the message in capital letters
c) use boldface or italics in moderation
d) insert colour sparingly

Question 5:


a) short, simple sentences
b) bulleted lists
c) repeated key words
d) All of the above.

Question 6:


a) use long or complex sentences
b) use precise, vivid words
c) place the information at the beginning or end of sentences and/or paragraphs
d) All of the above.

Question 7:


a) The report was submitted by Georgia.
b) Georgia was supplied feedback by the review committee.
c) Georgia submitted revisions to the report to the review committee.
d) The revisions were not received by the review committee.

Question 8:


a) state good/neutral news clearly
b) emphasize the doer of an action
c) be direct
d) avoid allocating blame

Question 9:


a) Effective PowerPoint slides are attractive, and they are also concise.
b) Effective PowerPoint slides are attractive they are also concise.
c) Effective PowerPoint slides are attractive, they are also concise.
d) Effective PowerPoint slides are attractive; they are also concise.

Question 10:


a) Synonyms
b) Pronouns
c) Transitional words or phrases
d) All of the above.