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EN360 Technical Communications Online Quiz 3 Answers (Ashworth College)

• A. Information

• A. Information should be ordered in a logical progression. • B. An overview is required in all technical documents. • C. Questions should be avoided as headings. • D. Topic statements are never longer than one line. Question 4 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following statements is NOT true? • A. Readers of printed pages tolerate longer passages of text than do readers of web pages. • B. In technical writing, the topic sentence usually appears first in the paragraph. • C. All cultures consider digression harmful to a document's unity and purpose. • D. A support paragraph provides transition within a document. Question 5 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The numerical measure of the strength of the relationship between variables is called: • A. causation. • B. a confounding factor. • C. correlation. • D. a meta-analysis. Question 6 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following is true? • A. Instead of a summary, a thesis or topic sentence is usually sufficient to preview the content of letters and memos. • B. Readers expect a summary to be complete, yet concise. • C. Never assume that global audiences will understand facts that you consider common knowledge.

• D. All of the above. Question 7 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points When we come to a conclusion about what we don’t know by reasoning from what we do know, we make: • A. an inference. • B. a claim. • C. an analysis. • D. a fallacy. Question 8 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The position average in a set of numbers is the: • A. mean. • B. majority. • C. median. • D. mode. Question 9 of 20 0.0/ 5.0 Points Outlines are organized by: • A. alphanumeric notation. • B. decimal notation. • C. ideographic notation. • D. Both a and b Question 10 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Headings take the form of: • A. words or phrases. • B. brief statements. •