Technical Writing Rules And Procedures!

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Technical writing is a distinct genre of writing, where the writer or author is writing about a specific subject that requires a set of guidelines and instructions. It's a totally different genre compared to creative writing, academic writing or business writing. Technical writing includes Instruction manuals, Policy manuals, User manuals etc. This quiz has been designed to test your knowledge about rules and process of generating a technical report or writing a technical report. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the major focus on many technical writing courses?
    • A. 

      Monographies

    • B. 

      Essays

    • C. 

      Technical writings

  • 2. 
    For many student, the technical report is the shortest document they had ever written.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    While planning a technical report, you should think of a topic and narrow it as much as posible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What type of report is the hardest to define?
    • A. 

      Instructions

    • B. 

      Technical-Background report

    • C. 

      Primary research report

  • 5. 
    In what type of report students often write backup procedures for the job they do?
    • A. 

      Instructions

    • B. 

      Technical Specifications

    • C. 

      Primary research report

  • 6. 
    What is a business plan?
    • A. 

      A monster document with hundred pages

    • B. 

      A report that studies a problem and gives a recomendation

    • C. 

      Plan or proposal to start a business

  • 7. 
    The first step, engrossed in writing instructions, regarded as:
    • A. 

      Organization of steps

    • B. 

      Clarifying the audience

    • C. 

      Reviewing instruction criteria

    • D. 

      Detailed analysis

  • 8. 
    The shortest document among technical written documents, known as
    • A. 

      Report

    • B. 

      Website

    • C. 

      Summary

    • D. 

      Paragraph

  • 9. 
    Acting politely, giving remarks about colleagues work, reasoning about e-mails, called the law of;
    • A. 

      Courtesy

    • B. 

      Confidentiality

    • C. 

      Quality

    • D. 

      Justification