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August 18, 2008  2:15 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0818



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
further/farther

Which is correct?

How much ___________ do you think they’ll push the negotiations?
a. farther
b. further

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August 15, 2008  2:38 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0815



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Business writing, verb tense
cisco_telepresence_system_500.jpg Which is correct?

If the client ________ a meeting, we would have reserved a telepresence room.
a. requested
b. had requested

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August 14, 2008  1:13 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0814



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
beside/besides, Business writing
marketing.jpg Which is correct?

And then the marketing VP asked me, “Don’t you have anything Web 2.0 ________ wikis and blogs?”
a. besides
b. beside

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August 13, 2008  1:05 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0813



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Business writing, than/then
transparent_screen.jpg Which is correct?

Because we’re learning more about how metamaterials refract light, you could say that Harry Potter’s cloak of invisibility is more science ______ fiction.
a. then
b. than

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August 12, 2008  7:04 AM

Quiz: Writing for business 0812



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Business writing
iphone-att-carrier-logo.jpg Which is correct?

AT&T is building out _____ 3G network.
a. its
b. it’s

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August 11, 2008  1:28 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 08011



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Business writing
blackberry.jpg Which is correct?

RIM’s ability to ease IT _______ worries has been key to the BlackBerry’s success.
a. manager’s
b. managers’

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August 8, 2008  1:39 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0808



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Business writing
cutting_costs.jpg Which is correct?

My boss and ______ were told to cut the budget in half.
a. I
c. myself

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August 7, 2008  1:27 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0807



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Business writing
job_candidate.jpg Which is correct?

Neither of the job candidates ______ going to be low-maintenance. They are just too young.
a. are
b. is

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August 6, 2008  11:34 AM

Quiz: Writing for business 0806



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Business writing
waiters.jpg Which is correct?

Many companies have the organizational components for SOA ______ in place.
a. all ready
b. already

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August 5, 2008  1:10 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0805



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Business writing
conference_room.jpg Which is correct?

I can’t find my Blackberry, but ______ is in the conference room.
a. hers
b. her’s

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