Technical Report Writing Quiz! Trivia Test!

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Technical Report Writing Quiz! Trivia Test!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Best ideas in the world are useless unless they
    • A. 

      Can be kept as secret

    • B. 

      Can be communicated to others

    • C. 

      Have some economic value

  • 2. 
    Comprehension and expression of ideas are two distinct functions of the brain and amongst these two functions, expression of an idea is ___________ in complexity.
    • A. 

      Higher

    • B. 

      Lower

    • C. 

      Equal

  • 3. 
    Goal of technical writing is:
    • A. 

      To move people emotionally

    • B. 

      Administer people efficiently

    • C. 

      Explain how things work and how people can perform specific tasks

    • D. 

      Record and share scientific findings within academia

  • 4. 
    Goal of business writing is to:
    • A. 

      Sell things to people

    • B. 

      Administer people efficiently

    • C. 

      Explain how things work and how people can perform specific task

  • 5. 
    Critical thinking can be seen as having two components
    • A. 

      A set of information and belief generating and processing skills, and 2) the habit, based on intellectual commitment, of using those skills to guide behavior.

    • B. 

      The mere acquisition and retention of information alone, because it involves a particular way in which information is sought and treated; 2) the mere possession of a set of skills, because it involves the continual use of them; and

    • C. 

      The mere use of those skills ("as an exercise") without acceptance of their results. the habit, based on intellectual commitment, of using those skills to guide behavior.

  • 6. 
    Everyone thinks; it is our nature to do so, much of our thinking, left to itself, is
    • A. 

      Biased, distorted, partial, uninformed or down-right prejudiced.

    • B. 

      clear, accurate, precise, consistent and relevant

  • 7. 
    Critical thinking is, in short, ___-directed, ___-disciplined, ____-monitored, and ____-corrective thinking.
  • 8. 
    Whenever the brain is given a cue that an idea will have to be _________________________, the brain sequences the information differently and comprehension is automatically increased.
  • 9. 
    A Critical Thinker, thinks ____________within alternative systems of thought, recognizing and assessing, as need be, their assumptions, implications, and practical consequences;
    • A. 

      Narrowly

    • B. 

      According to procedure

    • C. 

      Open-mindedly