13 May 2014

Smu mba business commmucation sample paper set two


Note: Two Square boxes in which one box is correct answer and others is wrong.


Unit_ 5 Mark_1
Question:
One broad principle of general writing is :

Correct
Write to express, not to impress
Feedback:
Right choice. A good writer will try to express ideas clearly, rather than use words to impress people. Refer 5.2.
Write to impress not to express
Tone
Emphasis and subordination
Question:
Readability is determined mainly by :

Punctuation
Correct
Length of words
Feedback:
Right choice. Long words make it difficult to read & understand a text. Refer 5.2.
Active and passive voice
Spelling
You have completed your quiz attempt. You have scored 6 of 6 possible points.
Question:
"Superlatives" should be avoided when using which of the following parts of speech?

Correct
Adverbs
Feedback:
Right choice. Use of superlative or strong adverbs should be avoided since they will not be credible. Refer 5.2.1
Nouns
Pronouns
Prepositions
Question:
The following type of pronoun should be used when emphasizing a positive idea :

First person pronoun
Correct
Second person pronoun
Feedback:
Right choice. Use of the second person pronoun to emphasize a positive idea gives credit to the person. Refer 5.2.1
Masculine pronoun
Feminine pronoun

Question:
Writing style can be improved through use of

Jargon
Slang
Correct
Simple words
Feedback:
Right choice. Simple words are easy for even the lay person to understand. Refer 5.2.1.
Metaphors
Question:
The following type of noun should be used to make a message better understood -

Proper nouns
Common nouns
Abstract nouns
Correct
Concrete nouns
Feedback:
Right choice. Since concrete nouns can be visualized, they make a messahe better understood. Refer 5.2.1

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