Pre-testHow to Sharpen Your Business Writing Skills, Second EditionCourse Code 96020INSTRUCTIONS: Record your answers on one of the scannable answer forms enclosed with this course. Please follow the directions on the form carefully. Be sure to keep a copy of the completed answer forms for your records. No photocopies will be graded. When completed, mailyour answer form to:American Management AssociationEducational ServicesP.O. Box 359Natick, MA 01760
|1. ||You should use active verbs when writing because they:|
|a. ||add vividness and forcefulness to your writing.|
|b. ||are indirect.|
|c. ||make sentences more lyrical.|
|d. ||help deflect blame.|
|2. ||Choose the revision that best eliminates the negative connotations of
this sentence: You need not fear that this bank will turn down a qualified
applicant for a loan.|
|a. ||You should not be afraid that this bank will reject a qualified applicant
for a loan.|
|b. ||Don't worry about being rejected by this bank for your loan.|
|c. ||This bank will accept all qualified applicants for loans.|
|d. ||This bank will accept all loan applicants except those who don't
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Book title: How to Sharpen Your Business Writing Skills.
Contributors: Nan Levinson - Author.
Publisher: American Management Association.
Place of publication: Watertown, MA.
Publication year: 2000.
Page number: xv.
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