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Marija Saveska
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Question 1

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Parenthetical definitions are often synonyms
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  • True
  • False

Question 2

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Circular definitions help clarify technical concepts
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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Expanded definitions always belong in report appendices
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  • True
  • False

Question 4

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Abstract and general terms (condominium, loan, partnership) often call for
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  • a) parenthetical definition
  • (b) sentence definition,
  • (c) expanded definition,
  • (d) all of these

Question 5

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Definitions should be
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  • (a) judgmental,
  • (b) engaging,
  • (c) impressionistic,
  • (d) eclectic,
  • (e) precise.

Question 6

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The specific strategies of expansion you choose will depend on
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  • (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

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Working definitions often are stated as
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  • (a) parenthetical definitions,
  • (b) sentence definitions,
  • (c) expanded definitions,
  • (d) eclectic definitions,
  • (e) none of these

Question 8

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

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List the three parts of a sentence definition
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  • term
  • class
  • distinguishing feature

Question 10

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Besides etymology, history, and background, list three strategies for expanding definitions.
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  • negation,examples
  • visuals,analysis
  • compassion or contrast
  • operating principle
  • special conditions

Question 11

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

Question 12

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

Question 13

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Specifications should be as complex as possible
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  • True
  • False

Question 14

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

Question 15

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Visual elements are used to reinforce prose definitions.
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  • True
  • False

Question 16

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Situations for technical marketing materials include
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  • (a) on-site visits,
  • (b) Web information,
  • (c) cold calls,
  • (d) display booths,
  • (e) all of these.

Question 17

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The most precise technical descriptions are
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  • (a) creative, (b) vividly subjective,
  • (c) visionary, or (e) all of these
  • (d) objective,

Question 18

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

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Besides “What is it?”, list three reader questions that typically are answered by a technical description
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  • What does it do?
  • What does it look like
  • What is it made of?
  • how does it work?

Question 20

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Besides a spatial sequence, list two possible sequences for describing an item
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  • Functional
  • and chronological

Question 21

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The impromptu delivery is usually effective for a formal report
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  • True
  • False

Question 22

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Webinars are viewed at the attendee's convenience.
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  • True
  • False

Question 23

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You should use as many visuals as possible during your talk.
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  • True
  • False

Question 24

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Presentation visuals are most effective when they are simple and relevant
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  • True
  • False

Question 25

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

Question 26

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Before giving your talk, you should carefully rehearse
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  • True
  • False

Question 27

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Generally, the most effective way of presenting an oral report is to
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  • (a) read it aloud,
  • (b) use extemporaneous delivery,
  • (c) repeat it from memory,
  • (d) give an oration,
  • (e) none of these.

Question 28

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To keep your audience’s attention, aim for a maximum delivery time of
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  • (a) 20 minutes,
  • (b) 30 minutes,
  • (c) 40 minutes,
  • (d) 10 minutes, or (e) any of these

Question 29

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

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A good strategy for connecting with your audience is
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  • (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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