This short multiple questions quiz will test your knowledge on the material covered in chapter 7.
Writing the final draft
Deciding how to organize the message
Analyzing your audience
Revising the message to improve content and sentence structure
A significant amount of the writer's time should be spent in this phase
Only expert writers expect perfection on the first try of writing a message
Revising should take place only at the end of the writing process
All of these statements are accurate
None of the above
Keep your writing simple
Use words that will impress your reader
Keep your writing conversational
All of the above are goals of business writing
It would be advantageous for you to enlighten your employees regarding the company’s new e-mail guidelines.
Please tell your employees about the company’s new e-mail guidelines.
You are hereby advised to inform your employees about the new e-mail guidelines that have been adopted by the company.
The individual referenced above must inform his or her subordinates in regard to the company’s new e-mail policy.
You are aware
The researcher found
There is a reason for the reduction in sales this month.
It is an important part of the sales effort.
Place the files on the desk over there.
There are additional suggestions for improving productivity.
This memo is to inform you that our meeting has been changed to May 2.
Because of the vice president’s trip, we must postpone our meeting.
All employees are to assemble together in the conference room at 2 p.m.
In view of the fact that the vice president is absent, we must postpone the meeting.
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You will be expected to inspect the document format, check all names, and the document must be proofread carefully.
Your job description lists these duties: answering the telephone, sending e-mail messages, and data must be collected on customers.
To prepare your own tax return, you may either pick up a tax-preparation paperback or a tax software program may be purchased for your computer
To prepare your own tax return, you may either pick up a tax preparation paperback or purchase a software program for your computer
Spelling, grammar, and punctuation
Names and numbers
All of the above
None of the above
On the computer screen
In WYSIWYG mode
From a printed copy
While running a spelling check
While watching TV
By determining its readability level.
By running it through a grammar/style checker program.
By eliminating wordy noun phrases and compound prepositions
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