Writing for Business


January 19, 2017  5:28 PM

Writing for Business – s’ or ‘s

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The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has worked with European officials to support implementation of the Union’s privacy and related data use laws and regulations.

A. Unions’
B. Union’s

Which is correct?

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January 19, 2017  4:40 PM

Writing for Business – since / because

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Chargeback, Server virtualization
Which is correct?

Chargeback and showback systems are sometimes referred to as “responsibility accounting systems” _____ they quantify which departments or individuals are responsible for significant internal expenses.
a. since
b. because

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January 18, 2017  5:01 PM

Writing for business – lists and parallel sentence structure

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moneyWhich is correct?

A. Companies are using showback to instill a culture of cost awareness, to justify requests for new purchases and even make  decisions about support staff.

B. Companies are using showback to instill a culture of cost  awareness, to justify requests for new purchases and to make  decisions about support staff.

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January 17, 2017  3:50 PM

Writing for business – between, among

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slackManagement chose Slack to encourage communication ________ the company’s marketing team and its sales team.
A. between
B. among

Which is correct?

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January 16, 2017  7:19 PM

Writing for Business – neither is / are

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laptop1.jpg Which is correct?

Neither of the content analytics applications  _____ backwards compatible.
a. is
b. are

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January 13, 2017  3:08 PM

Writing for Business – there, their, they’re

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
CIO

attackSome bot herders use Twitter and Facebook as ______ command-and-control centers.
A. there
B. their
C. they’re

Answer

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January 12, 2017  5:48 PM

Writing for Business: i.e. or e.g.

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
CIO

twitter-logoSnackable content, _____ Twitter posts, infographics and video clips, can be consumed quickly.
A. i.e.
B. e.g.
Answer

 

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January 11, 2017  2:47 PM

Writing for Business – a lot or alot

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
CIO

attackExploit kits allow non-technical threat actors to do  ____ of damage.
A. a lot
B. alot

Answer

 

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January 10, 2017  2:05 PM

Writing for business – counsel or council?

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
CIO

robotBefore I invest time and money in a certification for mechatronics, I want to seek ______ from someone at the Robotic Industries Association (RIA).
a. counsel
b. council

Which is correct?

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January 8, 2017  3:32 PM

Modifiers

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sourcecode2

A. She verified complex business logic for the component with unit tests.
B. She used unit tests to verify the component’s complex business logic.

Which is correct?

 

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