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

2. In the sentence "Although the book was more than 50 years old, it still contained helpful information," the word Although is a/an
A. conjunction.
B. verb.
C. preposition.
D. adjective.

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

4. In addition to the information you include in a document, the _______ of your writing sends a message to the reader.
A. tone
B. phase
C. length
D. method

5. Which one of the following sentences best describes paraphrasing?
A. Oscar studied Dr. Frost's article and restated it in his own words.
B. Oscar studied Dr. Frost's article and repeated several quotes from it.
C. Janette listened to the speaker, asked questions, and wrote a report.
D. Janette listened to the speaker and took notes.

6. Which of the following sentences is correctly capitalized?
A. His mother is a Doctor.
B. My Father is a computer programmer.
C. Emily's address is 14 Orient Lane, Baltimore, Md.
D. Jennifer dreamed of a wedding in Central Park.

7. Which of the following titles is correctly punctuated?
A. Poem: ‘Nostalgia,' by Billy Collins
B. Ship: "Queen Mary"
C. Article: "What Chat Transcripts Reveal," by Carol Tenopir
D. Story: The Telltale Heart, by Edgar Allan Poe

8. In which one of the following sentences is an abbreviation used correctly?
A. His birthday is XXXXX 28.
B. Keep the bandage on for at least 3 hrs.
C. Martin is a member of Parents for Responsible Teens (PRT).
D. I had to go to the Dr. on Monday.

9. When preparing a formal business presentation, the phase that can make or break your report is the _______ phase.
A. outline
B. organization
C. writing
D. revision

10. Choose the plural noun that's spelled correctly.
A. Fathers-in-law
B. Editor in chiefs
C. Pianoes
D. Phenomenons

11. In research, you must document the source of all specific information unless it's
A. on the Internet.
B. in an illustration.
C. a newspaper more than five years old.
D. common knowledge.

12. In general, on what stage of the writing process should you spend most of your time?
A. Prewriting
B. Revising your material
C. Writing your first draft
D. Analyzing your audience

13. In which one of the following sentences is the number written correctly?
A. The college has an endowment of more than $187 million.
B. John just paid $33 thousand for his new car.
C. One hundred and thirty-two people lined up to buy the tickets.
D. The parcel of land was advertised as two hundred forty-three and three-quarters acres.

14. Choose the correctly spelled word.
A. Neice
B. Wieght
C. Reciept
D. Deceive

15. Choose the phrase that's correctly capitalized.
A. Martin Luther King day
B. a cold, snowy Winter
C. an Italian Grocery
D. a Greek myth

16. In which of the following sentences is the hyphen (or hyphens) used correctly?
A. Jan's house was painted light-blue.
B. Maisey - my beagle - loves to run in the field.
C. We stayed at a first-class hotel.
D. She wore her hair in a closely-cropped style.

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

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

19. 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. How many ours do we have to wait?
End of exam
D. We had chocolate ice cream for desert.

20. Plagiarism is defined as
A. literary theft.
B. borrowing writing from other people.
C. collecting data from various sources.
D. cheating.

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