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           Quiz No. 4 has been uploaded. For your convenience two days have been allocated for the Quiz submission. You can attempt it from August 12, 2014 to August 13, 2014.  Stay vigilant of the quiz dates as no re-take of the quiz will be allowed as per University’s rules. Do read and follow the below mentioned instructions for smooth attempt of the Quiz: 

1. You have to attempt the online Quiz No. 4 on August 12-13, 2014. You can start attempting the quiz any time within given date by clicking the quick link for Quiz on VU-LMS as it will become enabled within the mentioned dates. As soon as the time will be over, it will automatically be disabled and will not be available to attempt.

2. Quiz will be based upon Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and will cover lesson no. 33-42.

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ENG 201 | Quiz # 4 | Date: 12 August, 2014

1. The unnecessary elaborated language and absence of specific facts lead to the use of _________.

vague language *
dense language
factual language
appropriate language


2. Choose the correctly punctuated option.

I don't often go swimming; I prefer to play tennis.
I don't often go swimming I prefer to play tennis.
I don't often go swimming, I prefer to play tennis. *
I don't often go swimming: I prefer to play tennis.


3. Where do we not use comma?

to separate a dependent clause from a main clause
to separate two independent clauses
within the letters of abbreviation that can not be pronounced *
to separate a list


4. Choose the most relevant description from the following for the phrase given in commas. ‘The nature of the interview questions depends on’:

The purpose of the interview and nature of the participants. *
The situation in hand.
Applicant’s abilities.
None of the given options.


5. …………… is a collection of items that is a complete, ordered listing of all of the items in that collection.

Abbreviation
Enumeration *
Enunciation
Pronunciation


6. In ………… interviews, you are asked to explain how you would handle a specific set of circumstances.

group
structured
situational *
stress


7. Which of the following problem/s is/are discovered during 'Editing'?

Phonotactic problems
Organizational problems *
Phonological problems
All of the above


8. Which of the following is not correctly abbreviated?

COB - Close of Business *
CEO – Chief Executive Officer
SWOT- Strategy, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats.
ANOVA- Analysis of variance

9. In technical writing for avoiding ambiguity and vagueness, it is appreciated that a writer adds a few words especially _____________ instead of stacked modifiers, to make the relationships between nouns clear to the reader.

Verbs and Modifiers *
Prepositions and Conjunctions
Adverbs and Adjectives


10. What do you understand by Paragraph Coherence?

Sense should be clear
Logical fact should be organized
Have a proper beginning and ending.
All of the above *


11. In technical writing for avoiding ambiguity and vagueness, it is appreciated that a writer adds a few words especially _____________ instead of stacked modifiers, to make the relationships between nouns clear to the reader.

Verbs and Modifiers *
Prepositions and Conjunctions
Adverbs and Adjectives
Pronouns


12. Choose the correctly punctuated option.

Winners in the competition were Bill, first place; Amy, second place; and Jeff, third place.
Winners in the competition were Bill, first place; Amy, second place and Jeff, third place.
Winners in the competition were Bill first place; Amy, second place; and Jeff, third place.
Winners in the competition were Bill, first place, Amy, second place; and Jeff, third place.

13. Which of the following errors does a sentence contain when it has long strings of modifiers or nouns?

Comma splice *
Fused sentence
Stringy sentence
Stacked modifier

14. What is the optional part of analysis reports?

Introduction *
Discussion
Conclusion
Recommendations

15. A ____________ is missing a subject, a verb, or both, but is punctuated as if it is a complete sentence.

Stringy Sentences
Sentence fragment *
Fused Sentence

16. The Internet comprises of:

E-mail
The World Wide Web
Newsgroups
All of the above *

17. Which of the following writing techniques should be used in paragraphs to develop sequences that describe how an action is carried out or how something works?

Cause and Effect
Definition
Narration
Process *


18. Which of the following sentences is an example of comma splice?

The colorfully adorned noticeboard in the workshop. *
Thanks for your help, it's exactly what I needed.
They were preparing their CVs to apply for the job.
Ran across the street and reached to a tall, newly constructed restaurant.

19. The …………… boy played a trick on his classmates.

mischief
violence
malevolence
mischievous *

20. Choose the correct option.

It was a close call: if he had been in a worse mood, I don't think I'd still be here.
It was a close call if he had been in a worse mood, I don't think I'd still be here.
It was a close call--if he had been in a worse mood I don't think I'd still be here.
It was a close call--if he had been in a worse mood, I don't think I'd still be here.

21. The comparative form of the word "careful" is:

much careful
more careful *
most careful
carefuller


22. Commas are used to set off transitional………………

words and phrases
introductory clauses *
Introductory phrases to signal where the introductory element finishes
All of the above

23. To punctuate a prose writing _______.


makes the prose easier to understand *
makes it appear attractive
adds more meaning to it
enlarges the length of the prose writing

25. Fill in the blank with a suitable conjunction. Hand in your work ………… the bell rings.

till
but
unless
before *


26. Listening is a _____________

physiological process that occurs without effort. *
natural habit.
complex process that involves steps.
reflex.


27. Choose the best option: ________ is a paragraph writing technique which attempts to show how events are influenced by or caused by others.


Cause and effect
Description
Narration *


28. Which section of report provides an outline of analysis reports for readers who do not wish to read the entire report?

Conclusion
Table of Contents *
Introduction
Appendix


29. A type of word formation in which a verb or an adjective (or other part of speech) is used as (or transformed into) a noun is labeled as ___________.

Nominalization
Wordiness
Fused Sentences
Stringy Sentences *

30. The basic characteristic of good specification is………………… that makes it more likely to be read, used and understood.


to improve *
to search
to enhance
to navigate

31. For many writers the worst part of the writing experience in the

middle
conclusion
beginning
beginning and conclusion *

32. _______ is a writing technique, to develop a topic, by examining its similarities or dissimilarities to another thing, process, or state.

Cause and Effect
Comparison and Contrast
Classification and Division
Enumeration.

33. Choose the correct option. “Sim” stands for:

Subscriber indentation module
Subscribe identity module
Subscriber identity model *
Subscriber identity module

34. The goal of _______listening is to understand and retain information imparted by a speaker. Select correct option:

compound
contented
coordinate *
content

35. I shall tell her more about him my next. Here in this sentence “next” has been used as:
adjectivwe

noun
adverb *
prononu
pronoun

36. Choose the correct option: The title page of a report should be ----- from top to bottom and from left to right.

unbalanced
haphazard
balanced *

37. ______ would usually include derivations of equations, tables of raw data, sample equations.

glossary
Recommendation (section) *
Appendix
all of the above

38. What is the optional part of analysis reports?

introduction
discussion
conclusion
recomendations


39. Which of the following is NOT one of the guidelines for conducting an interview?

Ask both open- and closed-ended questions. *
Prepare questions ahead of time.
Be considerate of time constraints.
Buy a gift or dinner for the interviewee in thanks.

40. Which of the following is helpful for improving a document while editing?

Organizational logic
Mechanical development of the topic
Quality of the manuscript
All of the above *

41. Exclamation points are used in ________ to give warning or caution.

technical and scientific writing
prose writing
speeches
confidential writings


42. Choose the most relevant option from the following for the phrase given below. Semicolon is used:

to join two independent clauses. *
as a link between the dependent clauses.
to express emotions.

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1_The two most important skills of language communication are ________.

Speaking n listening

2_Which one of the following options produces a fused sentence?

all of the above(not sure)

3_Choose the correct option.

I still need to take a test, write an essay and check out a book.

4_How many categories of role playing are used in meetings?

three

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