NPTEL Effective Writing Week 2 Assignment Answers 2024

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NPTEL Effective Writing Week 2 Assignment Answers 2024

1. Which of the following formula stresses that complexity should be avoided in a system—as simplicity guarantees the greatest levels of user acceptance and interaction.

  • Feedback Formula
  • Consistency Formula
  • KISS Formula
  • None of the Above
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2. In the given sentence, one of the words has been incorrectly used as per the notions of correctness: “ He was appointed Professor at the age of 50.” Identify the error.

  • He
  • became
  • Professor
  • the
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3. Communication as a process becomes complete when the receiver extracts the sender’s message. Which of the following confirms that communication has succeeded or failed?

  • Message
  • Medium
  • Noise
  • Feedback
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4. Select the option that blocks the most effective use of language for effective writing?

  • directness
  • excessive noun clusters
  • passive constructions
  • economy of words
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5. His father is __ engineering graduate and also __________ S.D.O.

  • an, the
  • a, an
  • an, an
  • an, a
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6. The word essay has been derived from old _________________ word ‘exagium’, meaning attempt.

  • German
  • Latin
  • French
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7. Essay was popularized by _________________ in 1580.

  • Michelle Morone
  • Michel de Montaigne
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8. ____________________ essays use present or past tense and reflect the essayist’s own point of view.

  • Narrative
  • Imaginative
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9. “If you cultivate a piece of land more and more and better and better, there comes a time when it isn’t worthwhile to cultivate it better still,” is a famous quote by__________

  • J.S. Mill
  • Stuart Hall
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10. A research paper is a specialized form of__________________ writing on a particular topic.

  • persuasive
  • expository
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