Fundamentals Of Business Communication Quiz Part- III

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  • 1. 
    Which words are examples of obsolete words?
    • A. 

      Enclosed herewith

    • B. 

      Get over it

    • C. 

      Bottom line

    • D. 

      Unhappy

  • 2. 
    A sentence in a paragraph that helps your receiver move from one aspect of the subject to another is called a
    • A. 

      Contrasting sentence

    • B. 

      Unified sentence

    • C. 

      Tie-in sentence

    • D. 

      Structural sentence

  • 3. 
    Of the following sentences, which would be unbiased?
    • A. 

      The white teacher spoke to the inner-city youths.

    • B. 

      Mrs. Smith talked with the students about the difficulties experienced by single-parent families.

    • C. 

      The Jewish lady moved into an upscale townhouse in Manhattan.

    • D. 

      Mr. Brown, 85, spent Thanksgiving with his family.

  • 4. 
    Composing with style means:
    • A. 

      Using formal language.

    • B. 

      Using unusual words.

    • C. 

      Using clear, concise words that convey your personality.

    • D. 

      Using language that creates a sense of mystery for the reader.

  • 5. 
    Which of the words below is most likely to be understood for a middle-level receiver?
    • A. 

      Hermetic

    • B. 

      Hilarity

    • C. 

      Enjoyment

    • D. 

      Heuristic

  • 6. 
    The words that communicate best are usually those that are:
    • A. 

      Words that you know best

    • B. 

      Words that will increase the receiver’s vocabulary because he or she will need to check a dictionary for the meaning.

    • C. 

      Words slightly below your receiver’s vocabulary level

    • D. 

      Words slightly above your receiver’s vocabulary level

  • 7. 
    Which of the following sentences lacks agreement of subject and verb?
    • A. 

      The fifth grade class has recess at 10 a.m.

    • B. 

      Mary and Janice go to the grocery each day.

    • C. 

      Martina or her children were always at home on Saturdays.

    • D. 

      Each year supervisors reminds their staff of Internet-use policies.

  • 8. 
    A sentence structure that allows one idea to be emphasized and one idea to be de-emphasized is the 
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Short sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

    • D. 

      Compound sentence

  • 9. 
    Which of the following words is not a transitional word?
    • A. 

      Second

    • B. 

      Finally

    • C. 

      For example

    • D. 

      Readily

  • 10. 
    Which one of the following incorrect sentences lacks parallelism?
    • A. 

      Managing the store, practicing violin, and attending classes keeps Mary busy.

    • B. 

      Leave your practice problems on the desk, your homework should be completed, and be ready for tomorrow’s test..a

    • C. 

      Jane Harris, who lives in Martinville, sings in their community choir each year.

    • D. 

      Marsha, John, and Milton take a bicycle ride each evening.

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