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Higher Education

Communicating for Results, 2e: Chapter 2

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) audience-focused
b) purpose-driven
c) writer-focused
d) concise

Question 2:

a) their experience with the audience
b) the audience's attitudes, interests, and questions
c) how much the audience knows about the subject
d) All of the above.

Question 3:

a) prewriting techniques
b) outlining techniques
c) drafting techniques
d) editing techniques

Question 4:

a) combative writing
b) collaborative writing
c) choreographed writing
d) All of the above.

Question 5:

a) reduce the chance that the message will succeed
b) overlook key components of the message
c) organize the message effectively
d) include only one purpose in the message

Question 6:

a) the level of detail the audience needs
b) how technical the document should be
c) what format the audience expects
d) All of the above.

Question 7:

a) channel
b) router
c) transmitter
d) directional marker

Question 8:

a) rely on spell- and grammar-check programs on their computer
b) read the draft aloud
c) speed-read the draft
d) analyze the draft during one reading

Question 9:

a) writer's block
b) writer's wedge
c) writer's jam
d) writer's hindrance

Question 10:

a) Sequential development
b) Chronological development
c) Cause-and-effect development
d) Show-and-tell development