Understanding Faulty Coordination, Subordination, and Pronoun Case

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What is the purpose of ellipses (...) in writing?

To indicate omission

When are parentheses ( ( ) ) commonly used in writing?

To define or explain preceding material

What is the main role of italics in writing?

To indicate titles like books and films

When should hyphenation be used in writing?

To join two or more words as a single adjective if they precede the noun

Who can be a technical communicator in a workplace setting?

Anyone in a workplace setting

Which of the following is a common type of technical document according to the text?

Technical reports

What is the primary purpose of technical communication?

Help people interact with technology

What are the main features of technical communication?

Design based and task oriented

Which of the following best describes technical writing?

Audience-focused and goal-oriented

Why is proofreading important in technical communication?

To enhance the accuracy of information

What is a key characteristic of technical communication?

It is efficient and accessible

Which type of technical communication aims to encourage readers to take an action?

Proposals

Why is proofreading important in technical communication?

To ensure accuracy and professionalism

In technical communication, how should proofreading be approached?

Proofread more than once and take breaks

What is the primary focus when creating technical communication?

Efficiency and accessibility

Who can be involved in creating technical communication?

Individuals or teams

What is the correct use of a comma to separate items in a series?

Set off introductory phrases

In technical writing, when should quotation marks be used to set off the exact words of a speaker or writer?

To set off the exact words of a speaker or writer

Which punctuation is used to indicate the plurals of numbers, letters, and figures?

Apostrophe

When should a comma be used to set off parenthetical elements?

To set off parenthetical elements

What is the function of quotation marks in technical writing when indicating titles?

Indicate titles - articles, paintings, book chapters, and poems

In technical writing, what is the purpose of introducing a semicolon?

Introduce a quotation

When are brackets commonly used in writing?

To indicate material added to a quotation

What is one of the uses of hyphenation in writing?

To join two or more words used as a single adjective

What type of sentence error is characterized by missing a verb or a subordinating conjunction?

Sentence fragment

Which of the following is a correct use of italics in writing?

To indicate titles of books, periodicals, films, etc.

Which type of sentence error involves joining two independent clauses with a comma?

Comma splice

What is the correct way to address the faulty agreement issue in 'Every student was studying.'?

The students were studying.

When should capitalization be used in writing?

To indicate titles of books, periodicals, films, etc.

What type of punctuation is used to define or explain preceding material?

Parentheses

Which problem involves too many grammatically complete sentences joined together improperly?

Run-on sentence

Which of the following is a correct use of parentheses in writing?

To define or explain preceding material

What should be the pronoun-antecedent agreement in 'Each person must bring their identification'?

Each person must bring his identification

Which type of sentence correctly avoids a comma splice?

He went to the store, bought some bread.

This quiz covers the concepts of faulty coordination and subordination, where equal emphasis needs to be given to ideas of equal importance using coordinating conjunctions and an equal relationship using subordinating conjunctions. It also tests knowledge on faulty pronoun case, which determines a pronoun's case based on its role in the sentence.

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