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Quiz 6 :

Writing With a Readable Style

Quiz 6 :

Writing With a Readable Style

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All of the following are common sources of wordiness except
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The passive voice should always be avoided.
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False

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References to individuals and groups should be as specific as possible.
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A modifier provides information about other words or groups of words.
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Combining sentences can help deemphasize some ideas and emphasize others.
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The APA recommends using the term "girl" or "boy" when referring to 15-year olds.
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It is best to avoid the use of "I' and "we" as they are too familiar in tone.
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Avoid the use of the term "Ms." because it is outdated.
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Sentences with parallel structure have a similar grammatical form.
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Which of the following statements about tone is most accurate?
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Writing style is a creative process that should be determined by the writer's personal preference.
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An example of sexist language is
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In choosing the appropriate tone,
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A pronoun is considered the noun it replaces.
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A sentence using passive voice
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Items in a list need not be written in similar grammatical form.
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All of the following are elements of style except
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"End result" is an example of athing is said twice but in different words.when it does not clearly refer toexpression, in which the same
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To write fluently,
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