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1. When preparing a formal business presentation, the phase

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1. When preparing a formal business presentation, the phase that can make or break your report is the _______ phase.

A. outline
B. organization
C. revision
D. writing

2. Which marks of punctuation would be appropriate to set off the italicized words in the following sentence? One day my dad and his brother stop me if you've heard this story started out on what they thought would be an uneventful drive to work.

A. Commas
B. Hyphens
C. Dashes
D. Brackets

3. In which one of the following sentences is the apostrophe used correctly?

A. The cat licked it's paws while the dog watched.
B. The fruit salad was made from apple's, orange's, and banana's.
C. It's up to you to decide what to do.
D. Is this hat your's?

4. You've been assigned to invite a group of mechanical engineering professors to tour your facility. What type of language should you use in the invitation?

A. Technical jargon
B. Pompous language
C. Direct, simple language
D. Formal language

5. Choose the plural noun that's spelled correctly.

A. Phenomenons
B. Editor in chiefs
C. Pianoes
D. Fathers-in-law

6. Choose the phrase that's correctly capitalized.

A. an Italian Grocery
B. a cold, snowy Winter
C. Martin Luther King day
D. a Greek myth

7. Which of the following is an example of primary research?

A. Asking a reference librarian for specific sources of information
B. Calling a dietician for information about a low-carb diet
C. Searching the Internet for nutritious recipes
D. Reading an interview in a professional journal

8. In which one of the following sentences is an abbreviation used correctly?

A. I had to go to the Dr. on Monday.
B. Martin is a member of Parents for Responsible Teens (PRT).
C. His birthday is XXXXX 28.
D. Keep the bandage on for at least 3 hrs

9. In which of the following sentences is the symbol used correctly?

A. According to Alan, the survey revealed that population growth increased twenty-one% in 2005.
B. Jason bought three books & two magazines.
C. Marilla was hired as a paralegal at Baines, Johnson & Laird.
D. Rachel's rent has gone up to 765$ a month.

10. In research, you must document the source of all specific information unless it's

A. common knowledge.
B. a newspaper more than five years old.
C. on the Internet.
D. in an illustration.

11. In general, on what stage of the writing process should you spend most of your time?

A. Prewriting
B. Analyzing your audience
C. Revising your material
D. Writing your first draft

12. In addition to the information you include in a document, the _______ of your writing sends a message to the reader.

A. tone
B. method
C. phase
D. length

13. Which of the following sentences is correctly capitalized?

A. My Father is a computer programmer.
B. His mother is a Doctor.
C. Emily's address is 14 Orient Lane, Baltimore, Md.
D. Jennifer dreamed of a wedding in Central Park.

14. One purpose of a summary is to

A. include your own opinion on the topic.
B. change technical terms to everyday language.
C. save the reader time.
D. correct errors in the original.

15. In which sentence is a homonym used correctly?

A. Karen's new dog had flees.
B. If you ask me, there's no hobby like fishing.
C. We had chocolate ice cream for desert.
D. How many ours do we have to wait?

16. Plagiarism is defined as

A. borrowing writing from other people.
B. collecting data from various sources.
C. cheating.
D. literary theft.

17. The main disadvantage of relying on a computer spell checker is that it

A. may have too few words in its dictionary.
B. takes too long to make the corrections.
C. can't distinguish between homonyms.
D. highlights all words that aren't in its dictionary.

18. In which of the following sentences is the hyphen (or hyphens) used correctly?

A. Maisey - my beagle - loves to run in the field.
B. Jan's house was painted light-blue.
C. We stayed at a first-class hotel.
D. She wore her hair in a closely-cropped style.

19. In the sentence "Although the book was more than 50 years old, it still contained helpful information," the word Although is a/an

A. adjective.
B. preposition.
C. conjunction.
D. verb.

20. Choose the correctly spelled word.

A. Neice
B. Reciept
C. Wieght
D. Deceive
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1,4,18 these were wrong. Other then that thank you.
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