BCom test 3 Review

BCom test 3 Review - Chapter 9 1. Which of the following is...

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Chapter 9 1. Which of the following is NOT a technique for achieving coherence? D. Use active voice. 2. Which of the following statements is NOT true concerning sentence and paragraph length in business messages? B. While compound sentences should be included with simple sentences, complex sentences should be  avoided in business writing. 3. Which of the following sentences reflects the use of active voice? C. The land developer signed the contract  yesterday 4. Which of the following is true of lists in business documents? C Bulleted lists make a page look more organized and  increase retention by 50 percent. 5. What proofreading procedure should Maria use when proofreading a technical support manual? C. Proofread three times, concentrating on content, organization, and style in the first pass; on mechanical errors in the second  pass; and on reading from right to left in the third pass. 6. Which of the following is NOT part of cultivating the appropriate frame of mind for revision? B Cultivate  writer's pride of ownership. 7. Using simple, informal words insults the receiver's intelligence and makes the receiver resistant to understanding the message. B. False 8. Second person should be avoided when conveying unpleasant information and used when giving praise. A. True 9. Analogies and clichés provide easily understood examples and comparisons that help receivers understand information precisely. B. False 1. Which of the following is NOT a technique for achieving coherence? D. Use passive voice. 2. Which of the following statements is true concerning sentence and paragraph length in business messages? D. Paragraphs in business letters, memos, and email messages are typically shorter than paragraphs in  business reports. 3. Which of the following sentences reflects the use of active voice? A. The Research and Development  Department will develop the new product line. 4. Which of the following is NOT true concerning readability level? D. The desirable readability level for most business  writing is the 12th-grade level. 5. Which of the following is NOT true concerning spell check and writing analysis features in word processing software? D. The use of the features eliminates the need for the reader to check a passage for  grammatical correctness. 6. Which of the following is true of lists in business documents? A. Enumerated lists increase visual attention given  to paragraphs of material.
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7. What proofreading procedure should Kyle use when proofreading an employee training manual? C. Proofread three times, concentrating on content, organization, and style in the first pass; on mechanical errors in the second  pass; and on reading from right to left in the third pass. 8.
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BCom test 3 Review - Chapter 9 1. Which of the following is...

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