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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. 
    • 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