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  • 1. 
    1. Choose the correct sentence
    • A. 

      A gentlemen was walking along a road dressed in blue with green trees in both sides.

    • B. 

      A dressed in blue gentlemen was walking along a road with green tress on both sides.

    • C. 

      A gentlemen was walking along a road with green tress on both sides dressed blue.

    • D. 

      A gentlemen dressed in blue was walking a road with green tress on both sides.


  • 2. 
    2. You have to prepare an essay in MS Word consisting of only 250 word. What is the most convenient way for  you to count the total number of words in document?
    • A. 

      First justify the document ( both left and right), then count the number of words on one, and multiply number of lines to get a rough.

    • B. 

      Select text which you have to count and right click the mouse, choose the " Word Count" option.

    • C. 

      Choose the "Word Count" from the menu.

    • D. 

      Choose the " Paragraph Statistics" option under View Menu.

    • E. 

      Count each word one by one, since, there is currently no tool available for counting the number of words.


  • 3. 
    3. What is abstract?
    • A. 

      Conclusion of the report contents

    • B. 

      Comments on the report content

    • C. 

      Summaries of the content of a report or a document


  • 4. 
    4. Choose the correct preposition to fill in the blank.  All the people injured in the accident been admitted_________ a hospital.
    • A. 

      In

    • B. 

      To

    • C. 

      Into

    • D. 

      Inside


  • 5. 
    5. Which of the following sentences/ options describes an "index"
    • A. 

      Product names and technical terminology that are including document

    • B. 

      A method of accessing the information that is included in the document

    • C. 

      An ordered list of words and phrases


  • 6. 
    6.In Microsoft Excel, you select the row headings 10,11 and 12 then choose the menu option Insert --> Row. What will happen?
    • A. 

      Three rows will be inserted after a row 12

    • B. 

      One new row will be inserted after a row 12

    • C. 

      Three rows will be inserted after row 9

    • D. 

      One new row will be inserted after row 9


  • 7. 
    7. If you want to write a technical report on how type-1 diabetes is treated, you will probably include:
    • A. 

      What causes type-1 diabetes.

    • B. 

      Effects of the disease on the offspring of the affected.

    • C. 

      How the disease is treated.

    • D. 

      The kind of technologies available to treat the disease.


  • 8. 
    8. What would you call a report that gives a background on a particular topic, say green house gases?
    • A. 

      Evaluation Report

    • B. 

      Technical Background Report

    • C. 

      Technical Background specification Report

    • D. 

      Secondary Research Background Report


  • 9. 
    9. Which of the following is a diagram drawing software application used to draw diagrams like flow charts?
    • A. 

      Visio

    • B. 

      Photoshop

    • C. 

      Flash

    • D. 

      Oracle


  • 10. 
    10. What are screen shots?
    • A. 

      Graphics of computer screens that are captured to be inserted in technical document.

    • B. 

      Pictures that are downloaded from the internet and inserted in a document, for instance, to help illustrate the instruction manual.

    • C. 

      Graphics that are created by a designer as an illustrated step-by-step manual.

    • D. 

      All of the above.


  • 11. 
    11. What are the quickest way to select all the columns in a worksheet in Microsoft Excel?
    • A. 

      Click the column heading of the first column press shift and then click on the column heading of the last column

    • B. 

      Click on the column heading of the first column, press control and then click on the column heading of the last column.

    • C. 

      Choose edit , select all from the main menu

    • D. 

      Click on the gray rectangle on the upper left corner of the worksheet where the column heading and row heading meet.


  • 12. 
     12. How would you describe a process?
    • A. 

      A prescription of the steps that user takes to perform a task

    • B. 

      A description of the overall performance of a system

    • C. 

      A description of a system or how a system operates

    • D. 

      A series of steps taken to perform an action in a task.


  • 13. 
    13. Choose the correct sentence from the following:
    • A. 

      Select your country from the drops lists in the country fields

    • B. 

      Select your country from the drop down list in the country field

    • C. 

      Select your country from the drop down list in the country field

    • D. 

      Select your country from the drop-down list in the country's field


  • 14. 
    14. Which of the following best defines RoboHELP?
    • A. 

      It is an operating system

    • B. 

      It is an application software that assists amateurs in technical writing

    • C. 

      It is a software that assist amateurs in technical writing

    • D. 

      It is utility software that helps designs graphics

    • E. 

      It is a flowcharting tool


  • 15. 
    15. A document that consists of instruction on how to use or troubleshoot a product is known as a__________.
    • A. 

      Help Guide

    • B. 

      Troubleshooting Guide

    • C. 

      Design Pamphlet

    • D. 

      User Guide


  • 16. 
    16. Choose the correct sentence(s).
    • A. 

      Unless the world is control its population, mankind will continue to face one problem another.

    • B. 

      Unless the world does not control its population, mankind will continue to face one problem after another.

    • C. 

      Unless the world does not control its population, till then mankind will continue to face one problem after another.

    • D. 

      Unless the world fails to control its population, mankind will continue to face one problem after another


  • 17. 
    17. Which of the following are characteristic features of "Plain English"
    • A. 

      Keeping sentence short

    • B. 

      Using active voice

    • C. 

      Using words that are appropriate for the reader

    • D. 

      Using passive voice


  • 18. 
    18. STC stands for
    • A. 

      Society for Technical Communication

    • B. 

      Society for Technical Contents

    • C. 

      Standard Technical Contents

    • D. 

      Standard Technical Communication


  • 19. 
    19. What does "flaming " refer to?
    • A. 

      Tutering a chat room without an invitation

    • B. 

      Either sending a derogatory email "verbally" attacking someone in a chat.

    • C. 

      Creating a raunchy or otherwise unsuitable moniker

    • D. 

      Asking a moderator to get involved in a discussion


  • 20. 
    20. When writing an email it is generally a good idea for your paragraphs to be ___________
    • A. 

      Long

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      In a huge font making them easier to read

    • D. 

      Always indented

    • E. 

      None of the above


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