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August 27, 2008  10:12 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0829



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, is/are, plural/singular, Quiz
prototype.jpg Which is correct?

The development team, in collaboration with end-users, _____ creating a prototype.
a. is
b. are

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August 27, 2008  8:07 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0828



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, Quiz, that/which
contract.jpg Which is correct?
The client complained about the contract ________ was difficult to follow.
a. that
b. , which

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August 27, 2008  7:14 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0901



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
discreet/discrete
report.jpg Which is correct?

In the report, he listed the servers in two _____ categories: virtual and real.
a. discrete
b. discreet

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August 26, 2008  2:18 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0827



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, different from/different than, Quiz, than
difference2.jpg Which is correct?
The software was ____________ the product the group had used before.
a. different from
b. different than

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August 26, 2008  12:05 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0826



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, misplaced modifiers, Quiz
blu-ray1.jpg Which is correct?
Blu-ray is a video and computer optical disk format __________________________.
a. being promoted by most of the industry’s leading companies that uses a blue laser.
b. that uses a blue laser and is being promoted by the industry’s leading companies.

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August 25, 2008  1:21 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0825



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, effect/affect, Quiz

Which is correct?

happy_sad3.jpg HR was concerned that announcements of job cuts could ___________ staff morale.
a. effect
b. affect

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August 21, 2008  8:33 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0822



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, where/in which
headphones.jpg Please listen attentively to the part of the webcast ____________ Sarbanes-Oxley compliance is discussed.
a. where
b. in which

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August 20, 2008  10:39 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0821



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, me/myself/I, pronouns

Which is correct?

girl-in-front-of-mirror.jpg If you have any questions, please call Peggy or ________.

a. me
b. myself
c. I

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August 20, 2008  12:25 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0820



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, verb tense

Which is correct?

document2.jpg The following document section __________ the scope of the project.
a. will explain
b. explains

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August 19, 2008  11:18 AM

Quiz: Writing for business 0819



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, plural/singular
graduation.jpg Which is correct? One in three project managers __________.
a. is an MBA
b. are MBAs

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