On Writing Well Quiz

William Zinsser
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What is a good way to edit a long story? (from Part IV: Chapter 23 A Writer's Decision)


How rigid are the lines between proper and improper English usage? (from Part I: Chapter 7 Usage)


Why is consistency in verb tense so important? (from Part II: Chapter 8 Unity)


What do people need to understand about science? (from Part III: Chapter 15 Science and Technology)


Do readers generally like knowing about athletes' personal lives? (from Part III: Chapter 17 Sports)

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