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Question 1 of 30

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Parenthetical definitions are often synonyms

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 30

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Circular definitions help clarify technical concepts

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 3 of 30

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Expanded definitions always belong in report appendices

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 4 of 30

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Abstract and general terms (condominium, loan, partnership) often call for

Select one of the following:

  • a) parenthetical definition

  • (b) sentence definition,

  • (c) expanded definition,

  • (d) all of these

Question 5 of 30

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Definitions should be

Select one of the following:

  • (a) judgmental,

  • (b) engaging,

  • (c) impressionistic,

  • (d) eclectic,

  • (e) precise.

Question 6 of 30

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The specific strategies of expansion you choose will depend on

Select one of the following:

  • (a) the amount of space in your report,

  • (b) the needs of your audience,

  • (c) the information you have,

  • (d) the time you have,

  • (e) none of these

Question 7 of 30

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Working definitions often are stated as

Select one of the following:

  • (a) parenthetical definitions,

  • (b) sentence definitions,

  • (c) expanded definitions,

  • (d) eclectic definitions,

  • (e) none of these

Question 8 of 30

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If your report has many parenthetical or sentence definitions, place them

Select one of the following:

  • (a) in the introduction,

  • (b) in a glossary,

  • c) at appropriate places throughout the discussion, (d) in an index, or (e) in the informative abstract.

Question 9 of 30

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List the three parts of a sentence definition

Select one or more of the following:

  • term

  • class

  • distinguishing feature

Question 10 of 30

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Besides etymology, history, and background, list three strategies for expanding
definitions.

Select one or more of the following:

  • negation,examples

  • visuals,analysis

  • compassion or contrast

  • operating principle

  • special conditions

Question 11 of 30

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The main purpose of technical description is to stimulate consumer interest in products.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 12 of 30

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Words such as impressive, new, improved, large, and better often are seen in
technical descriptions

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 13 of 30

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Specifications should be as complex as possible

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 14 of 30

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“Phlebotomy specimen” is a more precise and descriptive way of saying
“blood.”

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 15 of 30

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Visual elements are used to reinforce prose definitions.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 16 of 30

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Situations for technical marketing materials include

Select one of the following:

  • (a) on-site visits,

  • (b) Web
    information,

  • (c) cold calls,

  • (d) display booths,

  • (e) all of these.

Question 17 of 30

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The most precise technical descriptions are

Select one of the following:

  • (a) creative, (b) vividly subjective,

  • (c) visionary, or (e) all of these

  • (d) objective,

Question 18 of 30

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The details you select for a description will depend on all these elements
except

Select one of the following:

  • (a) your purpose,

  • (b) the intended use of the description,

  • (c) your
    personal preferences,

  • (d) your user’s information needs,

  • (e) your writing situation.

Question 19 of 30

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Besides “What is it?”, list three reader questions that typically are answered by a
technical description

Select one or more of the following:

  • What does it do?

  • What does it look like

  • What is it made of?

  • how does it work?

Question 20 of 30

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Besides a spatial sequence, list two possible sequences for describing an item

Select one or more of the following:

  • Functional

  • and chronological

Question 21 of 30

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The impromptu delivery is usually effective for a formal report

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 22 of 30

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Webinars are viewed at the attendee's convenience.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 23 of 30

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You should use as many visuals as possible during your talk.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 24 of 30

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Presentation visuals are most effective when they are simple and relevant

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 25 of 30

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If necessary during your talk, liven things up with clever digressions

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 26 of 30

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Before giving your talk, you should carefully rehearse

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 27 of 30

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Generally, the most effective way of presenting an oral report is to

Select one of the following:

  • (a) read it
    aloud,

  • (b) use extemporaneous delivery,

  • (c) repeat it from memory,

  • (d) give
    an oration,

  • (e) none of these.

Question 28 of 30

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To keep your audience’s attention, aim for a maximum delivery time of

Select one of the following:

  • (a) 20 minutes,

  • (b) 30 minutes,

  • (c) 40 minutes,

  • (d) 10 minutes, or (e) any of
    these

Question 29 of 30

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To be sure you stay on track during your presentation, prepare beforehand

Select one of the following:

  • (a) a topic outline,

  • (b) a sentence outline,

  • (c) a numbered list of key words,

  • (d) a verbatim script of the entire presentation,

  • (e) cue cards.

Question 30 of 30

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A good strategy for connecting with your audience is

Select one of the following:

  • (a) an occasional
    anecdote,

  • (b) a rich array of jokes,

  • (c) an authoritarian tone,

  • (d) eye contact,

  • (e) well-timed digressions

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