Power Tools for Technical Communication:
Chapter 18 Quiz


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  1. Explain the essential differences between reviewing and revising.

  2. Describe the first-pass review and explain why it should come first.

  3. Describe the second-pass review and explain why it should come second.

  4. Describe the third-pass review and explain why it should come last.

  5. Explain what are readability statistics for documents and why you might want to check them for a rough draft.

  6. Describe what you are looking for when you review the technical style of a rough draft.

  7. Describe what you are looking for when you review for sentence-style problems in a rough draft.

  8. Explain why Chapter 18 recommends reviewing for grammar, punctuation, and spelling errors only at the end of the reviewing process.

  9. Explain which parts of the rough draft of 20-page report you would review for transitions.

  10. Explain why Chapter 18 recommends reviewing a rough draft in three "passes."

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