Style Guide Final Quiz (30 Marks)

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  • 1. 

    In the absence of clear identifier, which default unknown tag should be used in a Company Conference Presentation?

    • A.

      Unknown Attendee

    • B.

      Unknown Executive

    • C.

      Unknown Analyst

    • D.

      Unknown Shareholder

    Correct Answer
    C. Unknown Analyst
    Explanation
    In the absence of clear identifier, the default unknown tag that should be used in a Company Conference Presentation is "Unknown Analyst". This is because an analyst is someone who analyzes and evaluates companies and their financial performance, making it a common role at conferences. Using "Unknown Analyst" as the default tag allows for proper identification and categorization of attendees in the presentation.

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  • 2. 

    This tag is used to indicate, literally, skips and gaps in the audio.

    • A.

      [Break]

    • B.

      [Audio Gap]

    • C.

      [Indiscernible]

    • D.

      [ unverified ]

    Correct Answer
    B. [Audio Gap]
    Explanation
    The tag "[Audio Gap]" is used to indicate skips and gaps in the audio. It signifies that there is a section in the audio where there is no sound or the sound is not clear. This tag is helpful in transcription or captioning to accurately represent the audio content and inform the reader that there is a missing or indiscernible part in the audio.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following statement is true as per Style Guide?

    • A.

      Use the technical difficulty tag to replace speech or exchanges relating to technical problems.

    • B.

      Use the technical difficulty tag followed by speech or exchanges relating to technical problems.

    • C.

      Do not use the technical difficulty tag to replace speech or exchanges relating to technical problems.

    • D.

      Use the technical difficulty tag when no audio can be heard.

    Correct Answer
    A. Use the technical difficulty tag to replace speech or exchanges relating to technical problems.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Use the technical difficulty tag to replace speech or exchanges relating to technical problems." This statement is true according to the Style Guide. It suggests using the technical difficulty tag to replace any speech or exchanges that pertain to technical problems.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following statement is true as per Style Guide?

    • A.

      The [Voting] tag can also be used when surveys are conducted.

    • B.

      The [Voting] tag can never be used when surveys are conducted.

    • C.

      The [Voting] tag can only be used when surveys are conducted.

    Correct Answer
    A. The [Voting] tag can also be used when surveys are conducted.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is: The [Voting] tag can also be used when surveys are conducted.

    According to the given information, the [Voting] tag can be used when surveys are conducted. This implies that the [Voting] tag is not limited to surveys only, but can also be used in other contexts.

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  • 5. 

    Fill in the Blanks: A ______ mark is used to correct factual errors.

    • A.

      (sic)

    • B.

      [indiscernible]

    • C.

      [ unverified ]

    • D.

      [Break]

    Correct Answer
    A. (sic)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (sic). The term "(sic)" is used in writing to indicate that an error or unusual expression was present in the original source being quoted and it has been reproduced exactly as it appeared. Therefore, it is used to acknowledge and correct factual errors in the original text.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the statements is true as per the Style Guide?

    • A.

      The [Foreign Language] tag should not be used during simultaneous translation.

    • B.

      The [Foreign Language] tag should be used during simultaneous translation.

    • C.

      The [Translation] tag should be used during simultaneous translation.

    Correct Answer
    A. The [Foreign Language] tag should not be used during simultaneous translation.
    Explanation
    According to the given answer, the correct statement as per the Style Guide is that the [Foreign Language] tag should not be used during simultaneous translation. This implies that the use of the [Foreign Language] tag is discouraged or not recommended when performing simultaneous translation.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following statement is true as per Style Guide?

    • A.

      If a “new” Q&A commences but is continued from the previous Q&A without another MD&A, then a separate [:qa:] tag is not necessary.

    • B.

      If a “new” Q&A commences but is continued from the previous Q&A without another MD&A, then a separate [:qa:] tag is  necessary.

    • C.

      If a “new” Q&A commences but is continued from the previous Q&A without another MD&A, then a [Break] tag must be inserted followed by another [:qa:] tag.

    Correct Answer
    A. If a “new” Q&A commences but is continued from the previous Q&A without another MD&A, then a separate [:qa:] tag is not necessary.
    Explanation
    If a "new" Q&A session starts but is a continuation of the previous one without another MD&A, there is no need to use a separate [:qa:] tag. This means that the content can flow seamlessly without any additional formatting or tagging.

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  • 8. 

    Which category of speaker does the following profile fall in? Guest speakers speaking on behalf of the company or its products.

    • A.

      Analyst

    • B.

      Executive

    • C.

      Shareholder

    • D.

      Attendee

    Correct Answer
    D. Attendee
    Explanation
    The given profile describes guest speakers who are representing the company or its products. These speakers are not necessarily executives or shareholders, but rather individuals who attend events or meetings and speak on behalf of the company. Therefore, the correct category for this profile is "Attendee."

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  • 9. 

    If an executive gives a speech considered as operator instructions, which of the following actions would be true as per Style Guide?

    • A.

      [Operator Instructions] tag must be used in place of the speech

    • B.

      Speech will be transcribed as spoken

    • C.

      Speech will be omitted without any tag insertion

    • D.

      [Technical Difficulty] tag will be used

    Correct Answer
    A. [Operator Instructions] tag must be used in place of the speech
    Explanation
    If an executive gives a speech that is considered as operator instructions, the Style Guide states that the [Operator Instructions] tag must be used in place of the speech. This means that instead of transcribing the speech as spoken or omitting it without any tag insertion, the specific tag should be used to indicate that the content of the speech is operator instructions.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following must be capitalized?

    • A.

      Titles of Legislation

    • B.

      Web Page Titles

    • C.

      Geographic or Political Divisions

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the options listed (Titles of Legislation, Web Page Titles, and Geographic or Political Divisions) must be capitalized. Titles of Legislation are capitalized to distinguish them from regular text and to give them importance. Web Page Titles are capitalized to make them stand out and to follow standard title capitalization rules. Geographic or Political Divisions are capitalized to indicate their significance as proper nouns and to differentiate them from common nouns.

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  • 11. 

    Which of the following is correct punctuation?

    • A.

      The organization's growth was driven by: a, process optimization; b, expense controls; and c, a growing economy.

    • B.

      The organization's growth was driven by; a, process optimization; b, expense controls; and c, a growing economy.

    • C.

      The organization's growth was driven by: a, process optimization, b, expense controls, and c, a growing economy.

    Correct Answer
    A. The organization's growth was driven by: a, process optimization; b, expense controls; and c, a growing economy.
    Explanation
    The correct punctuation is: The organization's growth was driven by: a, process optimization; b, expense controls; and c, a growing economy. This is because the punctuation used is a colon (:) to introduce the list of factors driving the organization's growth, and semicolons (;) to separate each item in the list. Additionally, commas (,) are used to separate the options within each item in the list. This punctuation choice helps to clearly and correctly present the information in a structured and organized manner.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the following statements is punctuated correctly as per Style Guide.

    • A.

      Now, we move on the next slide, and we will be discussing the future.

    • B.

      Now we move on the next slide, and we will be discussing the future.

    • C.

      Now, we move on the next slide and we will be discussing the future.

    • D.

      Now we move on the next slide and we will be discussing the future.

    Correct Answer
    B. Now we move on the next slide, and we will be discussing the future.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Now we move on the next slide, and we will be discussing the future." This sentence is punctuated correctly according to the Style Guide because it uses a comma before the coordinating conjunction "and" to separate two independent clauses.

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  • 13. 

    Which of the following should not be hyphenated

    • A.

      Basis Point

    • B.

      Year over year

    • C.

      Year end

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Basis Point
    Explanation
    "Basis Point" should not be hyphenated because it is a commonly used financial term that refers to one hundredth of a percentage point. It is a compound noun where both words are essential to convey the meaning, and there is no need for a hyphen between them.

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  • 14. 

    Which of the following statements is punctuated correctly as per Style Guide

    • A.

      Scale-wise: it's about 780,000 square feet.

    • B.

      Scale-wise, it's about 780,000 square feet.

    • C.

      Scalewise it's about 780000 square feet.

    • D.

      Scale-wise it's about 780000 square feet.

    Correct Answer
    B. Scale-wise, it's about 780,000 square feet.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Scale-wise, it's about 780,000 square feet." This is the correct punctuation according to the Style Guide because it uses a hyphen to join the words "Scale" and "wise" to create the compound adjective "Scale-wise." Additionally, there is a comma after "Scale-wise" to separate it from the rest of the sentence. Finally, the number "780,000" is correctly punctuated with commas to separate the thousands.

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  • 15. 

    Transcribe the following Spoken version: mid to high single digits

    • A.

      Mid-to-high-single digits

    • B.

      Mid to high single digits

    • C.

      Mid- to high single digits

    • D.

      Mid-to-high single digits

    Correct Answer
    C. Mid- to high single digits
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "mid- to high single digits." This phrase refers to a range of numbers that are in the middle to upper end of the single-digit numbers. It suggests that the numbers being discussed are relatively low, but not extremely low, and fall within the range of 5 to 9. The hyphen between "mid" and "to" indicates that these words are connected and should be considered together.

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  • 16. 

    Transcribe the following spoken version:- In terms of rough numbers, we think we’re paying about three to four times of revenue.

    • A.

      In terms of rough numbers, we think we’re paying about 3 to 4x of revenue.

    • B.

      In terms of rough numbers, we think we’re paying about 3x to 4x of revenue.

    • C.

      In terms of rough numbers, we think we’re paying about 3 times to 4 times of revenue.

    • D.

      In terms of rough numbers, we think we’re paying about 3 to 4 times of revenue.

    Correct Answer
    A. In terms of rough numbers, we think we’re paying about 3 to 4x of revenue.
    Explanation
    The spoken version of the sentence states that "we think we're paying about three to four times of revenue." The correct answer accurately transcribes this statement by using the abbreviation "3 to 4x" instead of spelling out "three times to four times."

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  • 17. 

    Transcribe the following spoken version:- Our new facility will cover around ten to fifteen thousand square feet of land.

    • A.

      Our new facility will cover around 10,000 square feet to 15,000 square feet of land.

    • B.

      Our new facility will cover around 10 to 15,000 square feet of land.

    • C.

      Our new facility will cover around 10,000 to 15,000 square feet of land.

    • D.

      Our new facility will cover around 10,000 to 15,000 sq/ft of land.

    Correct Answer
    C. Our new facility will cover around 10,000 to 15,000 square feet of land.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Our new facility will cover around 10,000 to 15,000 square feet of land." This answer accurately transcribes the spoken version by converting the numerical range into words and correctly representing the unit of measurement as "square feet."

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  • 18. 

    Transcribe the following spoken version:- 20 thousand bucks

    • A.

      $20,000

    • B.

      20,000 bucks

    • C.

      20,000

    Correct Answer
    A. $20,000
    Explanation
    The spoken version "20 thousand bucks" is transcribed as "$20,000" because "bucks" is a slang term for dollars, and "20 thousand" indicates the numerical value of 20,000. So, the correct answer is the numerical representation of "20 thousand bucks," which is "$20,000."

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  • 19. 

    Transcribe the following spoken version:- hundred yen to the U.S. dollar

    • A.

      JPY 100 to USD 1

    • B.

      JPY 100 to the U.S. dollar

    • C.

      100 JPY to $1

    • D.

      100 yen to $1

    Correct Answer
    B. JPY 100 to the U.S. dollar
    Explanation
    The given answer "JPY 100 to the U.S. dollar" is correct because it accurately represents the conversion rate of 100 Japanese yen to 1 U.S. dollar. The notation "JPY 100" indicates the amount in Japanese yen, and "to the U.S. dollar" specifies the currency it is being converted to.

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  • 20. 

    Which of the following statement is true as per Style Guide

    • A.

      Use [Operator Instructions] tag when an operator or executive sets out the format of the call.

    • B.

      Use [Operator Instructions] tag when an executive sets out the format of the call.

    • C.

      Use [Operator Instructions] tag when an operator sets out the format of the call.

    Correct Answer
    C. Use [Operator Instructions] tag when an operator sets out the format of the call.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Use [Operator Instructions] tag when an operator sets out the format of the call." This statement aligns with the Style Guide, as it specifies that the tag should be used when an operator, not an executive, sets out the format of the call.

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  • 21. 

    If an analyst gives remarks like 'That makes sense' to an executive's response to a question before proceeding to next question. Will it be transcribed? 

    • A.

      Transcribed

    • B.

      Omitted

    Correct Answer
    A. Transcribed
    Explanation
    The analyst's remarks of "That makes sense" to an executive's response indicate agreement or understanding. These remarks provide additional context and insight into the conversation, making them relevant to include in the transcription. Therefore, the correct answer is "Transcribed."

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  • 22. 

    Which of the following statements must be omitted in Q&A portion of the call?

    • A.

      Congratulations on achieving the 4% and the 7% EPS accretion.

    • B.

      Congratulations on a good quarter.

    • C.

      None of the above

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. None of the above
    Explanation
    The answer "None of the above" means that there is no statement that must be omitted in the Q&A portion of the call. This implies that all of the statements mentioned in the question are appropriate and do not need to be excluded.

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  • 23. 

    True or False: Generally, the “thank yous” by Company Speakers are transcribed in Q&A portion of the call.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In general, the "thank yous" by Company Speakers are transcribed in the Q&A portion of the call. This implies that when the speakers express gratitude during the Q&A session, their words are included in the transcription.

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  • 24. 

    Transcribe the spoken version: We will resume at 5 o' clock.

    • A.

      We will resume at 5:00 a.m.

    • B.

      We will resume at 5 o' clock.

    • C.

      We will resume at 5:00.

    • D.

      We will resume at 17:00.

    Correct Answer
    C. We will resume at 5:00.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "We will resume at 5:00." This is the most accurate transcription of the spoken version provided in the question. It specifies the time as 5:00 without indicating whether it is in the morning or evening. The other options provide additional information that is not given in the spoken version.

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  • 25. 

    Transcribe the spoken version: We have 14.5 million dollars at September 30th 19 and 14.368 million dollars or 0.4% at December 31st 16.

    • A.

      We have USD 14.5 million at September 30th '19 and USD 14.368 million or 0.4% at December 31st '16.

    • B.

      We have $14.5 million at September 30, '19, and $14.368 million or 0.4% at December 31, '16.

    • C.

      We have $14.5 million at September 30, '19 and $14.368 million or 0.4% at December 31, '16.

    • D.

      We have $14.5 million at September 30, 2019 and $14.36 million or 0.4% at December 31, 2016.

    Correct Answer
    B. We have $14.5 million at September 30, '19, and $14.368 million or 0.4% at December 31, '16.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "We have $14.5 million at September 30, '19, and $14.368 million or 0.4% at December 31, '16." This answer accurately transcribes the spoken version provided in the question, using the correct format for denoting the amounts in millions of dollars and the dates.

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  • 26. 

    Transcribe the spoken version: We were up about two or three tenths of 1%.

    • A.

      We were up about 0.2% or 0.3%.

    • B.

      We were up about 2/10 or 3/10 of 1%.

    • C.

      We were up about 2/10% or 3/10%.

    • D.

      We were up about 0.2 or 0.3%.

    Correct Answer
    A. We were up about 0.2% or 0.3%.
    Explanation
    The spoken version states that "We were up about two or three tenths of 1%." This can be transcribed as "We were up about 0.2% or 0.3%." The answer accurately reflects the spoken version by providing the equivalent numerical values of two or three tenths of 1%.

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  • 27. 

    Transcribe the spoken version: three-tenths of a cent.

    • A.

      0.3 cents

    • B.

      $0.003

    • C.

      $0.03

    • D.

      $0.3

    Correct Answer
    B. $0.003
    Explanation
    The spoken version "three-tenths of a cent" can be written as $0.003. This is because three-tenths is equivalent to 0.3, and when expressed in cents, it becomes $0.003.

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  • 28. 

    Transcribe the spoken version: He bought a car for five grand.

    • A.

      He bought a car for 5 Gs.

    • B.

      He bought a car for $5,000.

    • C.

      He bought a car for $5000.

    • D.

      He bought a car for 5,000.

    Correct Answer
    B. He bought a car for $5,000.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He bought a car for $5,000." This is the correct transcription of the spoken version, where "grand" is a slang term for thousand dollars.

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  • 29. 

    If in a Canadian company's call, the executive while referring to a figure in Canadian dollar says "10 million dollars.", how will it be transcribed? (Canadian dollar code: CAD)

    • A.

      CAD 10 million.

    • B.

      10 million dollars

    • C.

      USD 10 million

    • D.

      $10 million.

    Correct Answer
    D. $10 million.
    Explanation
    In the given scenario, the correct transcription would be "$10 million." The use of the dollar sign ($) indicates that the figure is in dollars, and since it is a Canadian company, it is assumed to be in Canadian dollars (CAD).

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  • 30. 

    True or False: For drug or medical studies usually sponsored by pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, use Roman numerals and small letters for the phases.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Drug or medical studies sponsored by pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies typically use Roman numerals and small letters to denote the different phases. This convention is widely recognized and followed in the industry.

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