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Homework Help: english

Posted by sue on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 11:35pm.

8. Before writing a recommendation report to the CEO, Dee and Carlos distribute a survey to everyone in their company to determine which new benefits employees are most interested in. What part of the writing process does this activity represent?
Writing
Planning
Revising
Editing
9. Matthew interviews the director of computing services to get information for the company newsletter. What part of the writing process does this activity represent?
Writing
Editing
Revising
Planning
10. Ben chooses a pattern of organization before he begins a letter. What part of the writing process does this activity represent?
Planning
Writing
Revising
Editing
11. Terry realizes that the draft of her memo announcing a new suggestion system mentions who will be evaluating the suggestions on both the first and second pages, so she deletes the second reference and adds a little more to the first. What part of the writing process does this activity represent?
Planning
Writing
Revising
Editing
12. Which of the following is NOT something to check during a thorough revision?
Style and tone
Organization
Punctuation and spelling
Content and clarity
13. You ask for feedback on a proposal and are told I don t believe your claims. Your facts must be wrong. You are confident that your facts are indeed correct. You should:
write a memo to the proofreader s supervisor before sending the final proposal.
make your claims more moderate because you must adapt your message to the audience.
document the source of your facts and give more information to back up your claims. delay sending the proposal until the reader s reaction changes.
14. If you were to revise a document three times, which of the following is something you would NOT be looking for in the final revision?
You attitude
Positive emphasis
Style and tone
Layout
15. If you have time to do only a light revision, you should ask yourself all of the following questions, EXCEPT:
Are the first and last paragraphs effective?
Are numbers correct?
Does the design of the document make it easy for readers to get the information they need?
Is the logic clear?
16. When Joshua realizes that his persuasive memo doesn t counteract the most obvious probable objections, he adds two additional paragraphs. What part of the writing process does this activity represent?
Planning
Gathering
Revising
Editing
17. During a group meeting when they are each reading a draft of their formal report, Madiha and Anne realize that sometimes they have used the word there correctly and sometimes the word should be their. They use their word processor s find feature to help them locate all the places they used there so they can determine if it is correct or not. Which part of the writing process does this activity represent?
Planning
Gathering
Revising
Editing
18. Which of the following would NOT be part of the editing process?
Checking for subject verb agreement in sentences throughout a document
Ensuring that the document conveys a positive tone and friendly style
Running the spell checker to uncover possible spelling errors
Verifying that numbers presented in tables have been typed in correctly
19. Which of the following would a spell checker catch as an error?
Typing it s instead of its
Typing recieved instead of received
Typing accept instead of except
Typing to instead of too
20. In which part of the writing process is it most important to know the rules of grammar and punctuation?
Editing
Revising
Planning
Gathering

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