Comm Skills

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Comm Skills
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2011-03-18 15:13:56
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Comm Skills portion of SNCOA PME
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  1. When planning communications, whom shoud the writer/speaker consider?
    Both the sender and the receiver
  2. You would like to speak at the next commander's call to solicit volunteers to help with base blood drives. What is the purpose of your briefing?
    Persuade
  3. Which of the following statements would be the most effective?
    I'd like to explain how we won the Energy Conservation Award at my base.The purpose of my briefing is to inform you about new procedures for obtaining dependent ID cardsI understand your manpower shortages with this new tasking so I'd like to share a few time management techniques we used in my organization when confronted with the same problem
    I understand your manpower shortages...
  4. Which best explains the purpose of outlining your thoughts as you prepare to communicate?
    to arrange main points and supporting ideas in a visible framework.
    To ensure your audience understands the purpose of your information.
    An outline will help you write a better purpose statement after you've finished writing the first draft.
    Examples and proof support can be utilized more effectively if they are included in the beginning of your memor or speech.
    To arrange main points and supporting ideas in a visible framework.
  5. When is the problem/solution pattern of arrangement used?
    If it's reasonable to discuss the advantage and disadvantages of each solution.
  6. What pattern of arrangement is well suited to discuss the evolution of the enlisted force?
    Chronological
  7. The base youth offers a number of after school and summer programs. Which pattern of arrangement would be most appropriate for writing an article about the programs at the youth center for the base?
    Topical
  8. Whether written or spoken, which statement best provides the necessary characteristics of an effective introduction?
    Attention step, purpose statement with appeal, and an overview.
  9. What is the purpose of your summary?
    To reinforce key points
  10. When giving a briefing to a group of basic trainees, SSgt. Money Baggs stated the following: "Your LES will show that your EOM pay will be sent via EFTS...

    What could SSgt. Baggs have done better?
    Used clarification support
  11. Which of the following is an example of effective proof support?
    Today we will explain the parts of your LES. LES stands for Leave and Earnings Statement.
    Her report appropriate attitudes in the workplace. Attitudes can be defines as a state of mind or feeling.
    In his best selling book Writing Good Isn't Hard, Bob Lew explains how the would-be writer can prepare to communicate.
    Before you begin the test I will explain the process. First, you have only 60 minutes to complete the exame. There are 25 questions; each question is worth 2 points.
    In his best selling book Writing Good Isn't Hard, Bob Lew explains how the would-be writer can prepare to communicate.
  12. Which of the following statements best signifies the importance of support materials?
    Support should be based on objective facts?
    Support should include personal opinions and be interesting.
    Appropriate source material prove you've minimized the information required to develop your main points.
    Support should be based on objective facts
  13. How do you know if you have paragraph unity?
    When all sentences support the main idea or topic sentence
  14. One purpose for a topic sentence is to do what?
    Introduce the paragraph
  15. Minor support sentences should define, explain, or add proof support to the major support. What is the purpose of the major support.
    Define, explain, or prove the topic sentence
  16. What is the most likely purpose of a closing sentence at the end of a paragraph?
    To summarize the paragraph and help the reader to move smoothly into the next paragraph.
  17. What is the purpose of paragraph coherence?
    To allow the reader to see relationships between sentences.
  18. What are the best ways to achieve paragraph coherence?
    Use pronouns, repeat key words, and be consistent with verbs and voice
  19. Which of the following is considered to be a plural noun and therefore would need a plural verb?
    Each
    Several
    Everyone
    Anybody
    Several
  20. Which statement follows the rules for proper pronoun reference?
    Joe reads books because it is entertaining
    Joe reads books because they are entertaining
    Joe reads books because they are entertaining
  21. which version of the sentence is most correct?
    Which one of the military services is most equipped to accomplish humanitarian missions?
    Which one of the military service's is most equipped to accomplish humanitarian missions?
    Which one of the services are most equipped to accomplish humanitarian missions?
    Which one of the service's are most equipped to accomplish humanitarian missions?
    Which one of the military services is most equipped to accomplish humanitarian missions?
  22. Is paragraph unity critical to achieve effective paragraph development?
    Yes because it helps your reader look for the controlling idea given by the topic sentence and then they will look for your major or minor support material
  23. What are the "3 reads" when editing your written communications?
    Arrangement & flow, paragraph structure & clarity, and sentences, phrases & words
  24. What is the problem with the following sentence?

    People who drive through the main gate occasionally must present their ID
    Ambiguous modifier
  25. Intelligibility refers to what portion of your speech?
    How well your speech is understood
  26. Pronunciation refers to what portion of your speech?
    The traditional utterence of words
  27. While designing visual aids, what should you keep in mind?
    • Use only the materials that are related directly to your topic
    • Use visuals that are a graphical representation of your ideas

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