Written Communication Quiz

Communication Skills

Test your communication skills with the written communication quiz below.

Question 1: Writing Process

  1. In terms of written communication best practices what are the stages in the writing process?
  • Planning;
  • Gathering/Organizing;
  • Composing/Drafting;
  • Revising/editing; and
  • Proof-reading.
  • All the above

Question 2: Language Conventions

2. Which are the 5 language registers of communication?

  • Frozen, Formal, Casual/Informal, Intimate, Consultative
  • Playing, Formal, Intimate,Casual, Informal
  • Formal, Informal, Intimate, Cultural, European
  • Informal, Intimate, Formal, African, Creole
  • All the above

Question 3: Language Techniques

3. Which of these is NOT a language technique in communication?

  • Euphemism
  • Hyperbole
  • Metaphor
  • Apostrophe
  • Rhetorical Question

Question 4: Parts of Speech

4. Which of the following are all parts of speech?

  • Noun, Pronoun, Diction, Adjective, Verb
  • Determinant, Adverb, Preposition, Conjunction, Imagery
  • Interjection, Preposition, Noun, Pronoun, Article
  • Allusion, Noun, Pronoun, Verb, Adverb
  • All the above

Question 5: Language Dialects

5. Complete the table below by writing the American English, British English or South African English version of the provided words in table.

American English British English South African English
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