Technical Writing 101: Chapter 3 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 outline as it is used in this chapter?
    Describes a product's features.
    Describes all the components of a content development project.
    Briefly summarizes what the product does.
    An organized list of user tasks and other content of a document.
  2. Which of the following best defines documentation plan as it is used in this chapter?
    Describes a product's features.
    Describes all the components of a content development project.
    Briefly summarizes what the product does.
    An organized list of user tasks and other content of a document.
  3. Which of the following best defines technical specification as it is used in this chapter?
    Describes a product's features.
    Describes all the components of a content development project.
    Briefly summarizes what the product does.
    An organized list of user tasks and other content of a document.
  4. If you were writing a print document projected to be 90 pages, how many hours would estimate that project would take?
    90 hours
    180 hours
    360 hours
    720 hours
  5. Various things go into an outline, but its most essential elements are which of the following?
    User tasks
    Elements of the interface
    The different deliverables planned for the project
    The different receivables planned for the project

     

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