Related Topics
Take Another Quiz

Introduction To Technical Writing

16 Questions
Introduction To Technical Writing

Test what you have learned. . .

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of these famous writers once worked as a technical writer?
    • A. 

      Amy Tan

    • B. 

      Kurt Vonnegut

    • C. 

      Normal Mailer

    • D. 

      Thomas Pynchon

  • 2. 
    The type of writing that aims to sell good and services is called _______?
  • 3. 
    Technical writing's main goal is to _____________
  • 4. 
    It is recommended that you use ______ type font for headers and titles.
    • A. 

      Non-serif

    • B. 

      Serif

    • C. 

      Italic

    • D. 

      Large

  • 5. 
    Technical writers are employed in the following industry sectors:
    • A. 

      Banking and finance

    • B. 

      Software and hardware

    • C. 

      Entertainment and gambling

    • D. 

      State and National governments

    • E. 

      All of the above...

  • 6. 
    Which of the following low-tech writing assignments pay the best?
    • A. 

      Crossword puzzle writing

    • B. 

      Grant and proposal writing

    • C. 

      Blog writing

    • D. 

      Writing office letters

  • 7. 
    Which of the following hi-tech writing assignments pay well?
    • A. 

      Medical and regulatory writing

    • B. 

      Defense industry and QCP writing

    • C. 

      Software manual writing

    • D. 

      Financial newsletter writing

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Technical writers usually own the copyright of the documents they write.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A  _________ Guide is much harder to write than a Functional GUI Manual.
  • 10. 
    Technical writing must be...
    • A. 

      Funny

    • B. 

      Relevant

    • C. 

      Correct

    • D. 

      Inspirational

    • E. 

      Precise

  • 11. 
    Rule of thumb: whenever possible, follow your SUBJECT immediately with a _________.
    • A. 

      Object

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Preposition

    • E. 

      Verb

  • 12. 
    A template guarantees _______________.
  • 13. 
    The basic components of a template include...
    • A. 

      Front Cover

    • B. 

      Right Page

    • C. 

      Reference Page

    • D. 

      Left Page

    • E. 

      First Page

  • 14. 
    A bulletted list must have _____________ construction.
  • 15. 
    There are some special occasions and specific contexts in which you SHOULD use jargon.
    • A. 

      Correct.

    • B. 

      Incorrect.

  • 16. 
    __________ is a free open-source office program that is just as good as Microsoft Office.