Business & Technical Communications:
Quiz on Introductions

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  1. Which of the following is not synonymous with introductions?
    Audience
    Purpose
    Overview
    Background
  2. Which of the following elements is unique to section introductions?
    Audience
    Purpose
    Overview of subtopics to be covered
    Transition from the preceding section
  3. Which of the following elements of an introduction can easily become too long?
    Indication of the subject
    Indication of the audience
    Overview of which subtopics will be covered
    Discussion of background
  4. Which of the following is the best definition of scope—as it referred to in this chapter?
    What subtopics are included in the document
    What topics are not included in the document
    For whom the document is written
    What the main subject of the document is
  5. Which of the following best explains the primary purpose of an introduction?
    Get readers ready to read the document
    Present background information necessary to read the document
    State the main thesis of the document

   

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