Technical Writing 101: Chapter 9 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. According to this chapter, how is editing done more and more often in technical documentation departments?
    By department managers
    By technical editors
    By fellow writers
    By product developers
  2. How pages should you expect an editor to handle thoroughly per hour?
    10
    40
    50
    400
  3. Which of the following best defines production editing?
    Checking for spelling, adherence to grammar rules and to style guidelines, and general clarity
    Checking for organization, presentation, and consistency
    Checking for technical accuracy and completeness
    Making sure that documents are ready for printing or release.
  4. Which of the following best defines copy editing?
    Checking for spelling, adherence to grammar rules and to style guidelines, and general clarity
    Checking for organization, presentation, and consistency
    Checking for technical accuracy and completeness
    Making sure that documents are ready for printing or release.
  5. Which of the following best defines technical editing?
    Checking for spelling, adherence to grammar rules and to style guidelines, and general clarity
    Checking for organization, presentation, and consistency
    Checking for technical accuracy and completeness
    Making sure that documents are ready for printing or release.

     

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