On Writing Well Quiz

William Zinsser
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Why should companies learn to produce better writing? (from Part III: Chapter 16 Business Writing: Writing in Your Job)

2.

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

3.

Does Zinsser ever use humor in his writing? (from Part IV: Chapter 23 A Writer's Decision)

4.

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

5.

What is a dash useful for? (from Part II: Chapter 10 Bits & Pieces)

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