Quiz 5

Flashcard maker : Lily Taylor
The deductive approach is also known as the _____ approach.

deliberate
inductive
direct
indirect
primary

direct
Which of the following is most likely to lower a person’s credibility?

desire to take on more responsibility
exaggeration of facts
use of strong analogies
refusal to slant facts
use of the other-oriented tone

exaggeration of facts
Which of the following is typically included in the reviewing stage of writing an effective business message?

giving importance to the I-voice
identifying the primary message and key points
finding the needs of the audience
removing distractions from the message
setting a positive and other-oriented tone

removing distractions from the message
Analyzing a business problem typically involves

ignoring audience priorities until later.
using either/or logic to develop the message.
exaggerating the problem.
slanting the facts.
uncovering relevant facts.

uncovering relevant facts.
Which of the following is most likely to be true about excellent business writers?

They ensure that the facts presented in the message are slanted.
They avoid wasting time planning and begin drafting right away.
They spend more time creating the draft than planning it.
They avoid using an other-oriented tone.
They spend a significant amount of time reviewing their work.

They spend a significant amount of time reviewing their work.
Which of the following is most likely to be included in the drafting stage of writing an effective business message?

removing any distractions
sending the message for proofreading
making the message easy to read
responding to reviewer feedback
identifying the primary message and key points

making the message easy to read
Tulip has been asked to create an effective business message aimed at making the employees understand the benefits of working in a group. In the process of creating the business message, she studies the background of the employees and their needs and priorities. This action belongs to which step of the AIM planning process used for developing influential messages?

message review
message structuring
idea analysis
idea development
audience analysis

audience analysis
Which of the following is typically included in the planning stage of writing an effective business message?

onsidering whether the message is effective
setting a positive and other-oriented tone
removing distractions from the message
generating the best ideas to address a business issue
making the message easy to read

generating the best ideas to address a business issue
Typically, in the context of developing effective business messages, the priorities of the targeted audience

refer to the enduring beliefs and ideals that individuals hold.
tend to shift more often than values.
remain constant for each individual.
should not be considered as they tend to fluctuate.
should be considered only during the drafting stage.

tend to shift more often than values.
To build well-reasoned business positions, one should

exaggerate the facts when needed.
use either/or logic.
spend most of the time drafting.
avoid worrying about audience priorities.
avoid faulty cause/effect claims.

avoid faulty cause/effect claims.

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