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EN360 Technical Communications Online Quiz 5 Answers (Ashworth College)

• A. A noun that has

• A. A noun that has been formed from a verb and ends in ion is called a nominalization. • B. Combining sentences can help deemphasize some ideas and emphasize others. • C. Avoid using short sentences in technical wring. • D. Use first-person language for people with disabilities. Question 4 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points When constructing bar graphs: • A. vary widths of the bars for emphasis. • B. use numbers or gradations that are evenly divided. • C. use the same colors or shades for multiple bar graphs. • D. do not include a title. Question 5 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points A sans serif font may be NOT used for: • A. the main text of a formal report. • B. captions. • C. tables. • D. None of the above. Question 6 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Which of the following statements is MOST valid? • A. Margins of half an inch or smaller are desirable for most documents. • B. PDF files typically cannot be altered or manipulated by readers. • C. Page design and document organization are synonymous. • D. In a long document, the front matter should not have page numbers. Question 7 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Paragraphs in a document should:

• A. all be about the same length. • B. be consistently short. • C. be consistently long. • D. vary in length. Question 8 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points To write fluently: • A. use long sentences for special emphasis. • B. use a consistent sentence length. • C. use a consistent sentence construction. • D. combine related ideas. Question 9 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Photographs: • A. are always preferable to illustrations. • B. can provide too much detail, confusing the user. • C. no longer need professionals to create them since digital photography and photo editing are so readily available. • D. should never be supplemented with diagrams. Question 10 of 40 0.0/ 2.5 Points Which of the following statements is LEAST accurate? • A. Color can be used for headings. • B. Color helps readers focus on essential information. • C. Use very bright colors to draw attention to text. • D. Bold or shading can be used instead of color. Question 11 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points