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Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 1

She is really looking forward ____ her new job next week.

Detailed Solution for Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 1

‘Look forward to’ is a phrasal verb which means ‘to think with pleasure about something that is going to happen because you expect to enjoy it. 
Phrasal verb is a verb combined with an adverb or a preposition, or sometimes both, to give a new meaning, for example go in for, win over and see to.
In this sentence ‘to starting’ has been used because of the structure ‘look forward to + doing something’ structure. According to this structure, look forward to is followed by v1+ing verb. For example, We are really looking forward to visiting you again next month.

Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 2

Which of the following is the most appropriate summary of the following line:

Q. I regret to inform you that I will be arriving late to the party for your 20th anniversary. 

Detailed Solution for Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 2

The correct answer is Option C. Summarizing a sentence includes mentioning the main idea of the sentence briefly. Here the writer regrets that he would be late for the 20th anniversary party. The whole idea is summarized in option C. Option B and D are incorrect as they do not give the whole idea of the sentence given. Option A is incorrect as the sentence is not brief enough to be called a summary.

Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 3

Identify the change in the line which best suits a diary entry:

Q. Seeing a ghost-like shape

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The correct answer is Option C. Diary entry generally uses language to express one's personal experiences. Options A and D are incorrect as it is seen that it has been written for someone else using 'he', a third person pronoun instead of 'I', a first person pronoun. Option B is incorrect as the sentence is in future tense and generally diary is a record of events that have already occurred.

Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 4

Look at the following letter:
Respected Sir, 
I am writing to inform you that I have received your letter regarding the delay in the arrival of your product. We will look into the matter immediately and ensure the delivery is made within this week. We appreciate your kind patience and apologize for the inconvenience caused.

Best regards, 
TrackFast Courier

Q. What kind of letter is this?

Detailed Solution for Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 4

The given letter gives information about the delivery of a product. 
Since this letter talks about the transaction of a product, it is a business letter.
Thus option A is the correct answer. 
Options B,C,D are incorrect.

Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 5

Choose the option that may be included in a poster on the given topic:

Child labour

Detailed Solution for Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 5

Posters are placards displayed in public announcing and advertising something. The purpose of a poster is either to create social awareness or to advertise or even extend public invitations and display notices.
The correct answer is Option D. This poster here, is to create awareness against Child Labor. The posters have important information in persuasive language. Slogans make an important part of the posters. Details and formal language is avoided in a poster to retain compactness.
Options A, B and C are incorrect as they do not adhere to the format of poster making.

Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 6

Which of the following best defines a character sketch?

Select the best option. 

Detailed Solution for Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 6

Choice D is correct as a charcter sketch descibes the character. Choice A is wrong as the role of the character would tell the story or make the story move forward. Choice B is wrong as an introduction to the story is not a character sketch. Choice C is wrong relationships do not make a character sketch

Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 7

Fill in the blank with a suitable option. 

Q. The conclusion in a report ______.

Detailed Solution for Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 7

The correct answer is Option A.
The conclusion plays an important role in any kind of writing. A well-written conclusion enhances the effectiveness of the writing.
As wrongly perceived, it is not the last line of the writing. Hence option B becomes the wrong answer.
Since option B is incorrect Option C too becomes incorrect- since it says both A and B.
The function of a conclusion in a report is defined as one that summarizes and highlights the main ideas of the reader and what the reader should be taking from the report. Thus Option A is the correct answer. (Therefore Option D - none of the above is incorrect.)

Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 8

Following are characteristics of a well-written report, EXCEPT ________.

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The correct answer is option A.
There are certain rules to be followed in report writing:
The active voice should be used. 
The writer should ensure the use of correct and good grammar and punctuation.
The vocabulary should be comprehensive and use of jargon is not advisable. Use of jargon does not contribute in any way to a well-written report.
The question is on which option is not a characteristic of a well-written report.
Option A is the correct answer as the remaining 3 options are the characteristics of a well-written report.

Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 9

Which of the following helps to identify the main ideas in a passage?

Detailed Solution for Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 9

The correct answer is Option C.
Identification of main ideas in the passage is the most important and preliminary step in summary writing. This involves 1. understanding the main idea of the passage and 2. Looking for repetition of words, phrases or similar ideas- this helps us to understand the main point the writer has to say and helps to write an efficient summary that covers the entire text.
Therefore Option 'C'( Both A and B) is correct.

Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 10

While engaged in a telephonic conversation, it is important to ________.

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The correct answer is option D.
There are certain points to be kept in mind while being engaged in a telephonic conversation.
The tone depends on whom you are speaking to. However the it is to be noted that an appropriate level of formality is maintained. Being more formal than required makes the opposite person uncomfortable and being too informal creates a negative impression on the listener.
Speaking clearly is very important so that the listener can hear the message correctly and understand it.
One must be polite and show respect for the listener.
Thus option D is the correct answer.

Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 11

Out of the following options, which is the most traditional form of advertising?

Detailed Solution for Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 11

The correct answer is option B.
Television and radio emerged as an advertising medium in the 1900s and social medium has emerged as an advertising medium in the recent years. 
Direct mail, on the other hand, has been an advertising medium since the 18th century.
Thus it is the most traditional form of advertising.
Option B is the answer to the given question.

Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 12

Identify the correct sequence of steps involved in writing a report. 

Detailed Solution for Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 12

The correct answer is Option C. 
Report writing is not a simple task.
There are various steps to be followed in the correct order to ensure a well-written report.
The first step is selection of a topic to write a report on. Then the writer conducts research and collects necessary data to form his report. This is followed by writing the report and the last step is finalizing the report.
This correct sequence is mentioned in Option C and thus it is the correct answer.

Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 13

Classifieds, public notices and appointments are the various forms of ______.

Detailed Solution for Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 13

Classifieds, public notices and appointments are found in the advertisement section of media. Hence, Option A is correct. The rest of the options do not adhere to this rule, hence incorrect. 

Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 14

Choose an appropriate option in relation to note writing:

Q. The first step in note writing is ________.

Detailed Solution for Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 14

The correct answer is Option B.
A note is a short and informal record of something that is written to jog the memory later.
Note writing follows a particular format and is a step by step process.
The first step is listening or reading carefully the subject on which the note is to be prepared.
On basis of this first step one decides the important points and writes the note. 
The above-mentioned explanation rules out Option A and C as correct options and the correct answer is option B.

Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 15

These kinds of words should be used in a formal telephonic conversation, EXCEPT:

Detailed Solution for Test: Writing Skills- 2 - Question 15

The correct answer is Option D.
Using the right kind of vocabulary in a telephone conversation is important. 
Could, may and please are words that express politeness and a formal tone.
The question is on which of the word is not to be used in a telephonic conversation.
So option D is the correct option.

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