Technical Writing 101: Chapter 2 Reading Quiz

Answer the questions in this quiz to see how well you've read and understood the chapter. Feel free to look up answers in the book and retake this quiz until you get all the answers right.

This quiz is based on Technical Writing 101: A Real-World Guide to Planning and Writing Technical Content, Alan Pringle & Sara O'Keefe, Kindle edition. ASIN B004NEW1M4.

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  1. Which of the following best defines template?
    A type of content that looks consistent on the surface but is inconsistent in terms of source files.
    A collection that includes books, online help, web pages, tutorials, videos
    A file that contains all of the paragraph styles, layouts, and other formatting information for your content.
    The process of using one set of files to create different versions of content, multiple types of output, or both.
  2. Which of the following best defines deliverable?
    Items that include such things as books, online help, web pages, tutorials, videos
    Content that looks consistent on the surface but is inconsistent in terms of source files.
    The process of using one set of files to create different versions of content, multiple types of output, or both.
  3. Which of the following best defines single sourcing?
    The process of using one set of files to create different versions of content, multiple types of output, or both.
    A process that produces such things as books, online help, web pages, tutorials, videos
    A process that produces content that looks consistent on the surface but is inconsistent in terms of source files.
    A process of producing all of the paragraph styles, layouts, and other formatting information for your content.
  4. Which of the following best defines structured authoring?
    A publishing workflow that defines and enforces consistent organization of content
    A publishing workflow that produces content that looks consistent on the surface but is inconsistent in terms of source files.
    A process that produces such things as books, online help, web pages, tutorials, videos
    A process that produces all of the paragraph styles, layouts, and other formatting information for your content.
  5. What is wrong with the page-consistency scenario?
    A publishing workflow that defines and enforces consistent organization of content
    The process of using one set of files to create different versions of content, multiple types of output, or both.
    A scenario that defines all of the paragraph styles, layouts, and other formatting information for your content.
    Content that looks consistent on the surface but is inconsistent in terms of source files.

     

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