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Question;Question: 1 of 37 - Proofreading PassageProofread the following. How many grammatical errors are therein?Sally, from bookkeeping, need to have a copy made of the Jackson report. Have ray do that and please send it out as they are waiting for those documents in Richmond.My Answer: A. TwoB. FourC. FiveD. OneQuestion: 2 of 37 - Proofreading PassageProofread the following sentence. How many spelling errors are therein?I want all employees to get some rest, as this summer session will be our busiest yet. Congratulate your team and give them the rest of the day off.My Answer: A. TwoB. FourC. FiveD. OneE. There are no spelling errors.Question: 3 of 37 - Proofreading PassageProofread the following. How many punctuation errors are therein?Could you get a few items to me in time for the meeting. I'll send you a list soon. I appreciate you making the effort to pick up these items.My Answer: A. FourB. OneC. ThreeD. There are no punctuation errorsQuestion: 4 of 37 - Proofreading TablesYour company is taking inventory and your boss is dealing with a problem. He has emailed you the following message:"We seem to be missing a lot of parts from the last time we took inventory. Apparently, Jeff thinks he might have made a mistake so I recounted Section C. I don't have time to check what I recounted against the master list because of various meetings I need to be at. Could you just compare the two lists and let me know what you find?"Here is what he counted for Section C:Part A: 45Part B: 367Part C: 59Part D: 34Part E: 114Part F: 184Part G: 210Which parts do not match the master list? My Answer: A. part A does not matchB. part E does not matchC. part G does not matchD. part B does not matchE. part A and part G do not match their respective partsQuestion: 5 of 37 - Proofreading PassageProofread the following sentence. How many grammatical errors are therein?While were in the slow season, I don't want you're division working too hard. My Answer: A. OneB. TwoC. FourD. ThreeE. There are no grammatical errors.Question: 6 of 37 - Proofreading PassageProofread the following sentence. How many grammatical errors are therein?You can spread the orders out over the next couple of days, so their will be no overtime approved for this week. My Answer: A. TwoB. ThreeC. FiveD. OneE. There are no grammatical errors.Question: 7 of 37 - Proofreading TablesYour manager has been displeased with how a shipping log has been kept. He has asked you to double check it for him using the customer information on file.Below is the accurate list of customers and their order numbers:Mr. Smith - 9273947Dr. Kerfuffle - 8163264Mr. Jones - 2638274Mr. Ratchet - 7251634Mrs. Groves - 3625145Mr. Delmonte - 8723893Ms. Dietrich - 7820943Dr. Salvador - 1752645Compare the accurate list to the order form. How many errors are there on the order form? My Answer: A. EightB. FiveC. TenD. FourE. There are no errorsQuestion: 8 of 37 - Proofreading PassageWhich of the following sentences contains a spelling error?My Answer: A. We've come to a consensus that the sun is warm and bright today.B. does it always seem to rain on my day off?C. I'm dissappointed by how much snow we've gotten.D. I have a commitment to run everyday, regardless of the weather.Question: 9 of 37 - Proofreading TablesShipments of donut boxes come in constantly for your donut distribution facility. Every month you need to check the records of what you've ordered against the box company's shipping records. Make sure you have received the correct model and quantity of boxes during the month of May by referencing the two lists.How many discrepancies are there between the two lists? My Answer: A. FiveB. TwoC. ThreeD. OneQuestion: 10 of 37 - Proofreading PassageWhich sentence contains a grammatical error?My Answer: A. We are moving the house off its foundation.B. Our business plan is, for the most part, sound.C. I would have took the company car had I known.D. We'll discuss it after the meeting is over.Question: 11 of 37 - Proofreading PassageProofread the following. How many spelling errors are contained therein?According to a study conducted b Human Resoures, nearly one-third of our associates use more than one sick day per month. This number dwindles to under four a year when uppper management is included.The conclusions that may be drawn as to the causes of these disparities are currently under investigation. A study to be released at the end of the year may contain some answers.My Answer: A. OneB. TwoC. ThreeD. FourQuestion: 12 of 37 - Proofreading PassageProofread the following. How many spelling errors are contained therein?The recent rash of crimes has sparked an anti-violence movement by area residents. A meeting to discuss preventive messures that can be taken will be hled at Veteran's Hall on Saturday, March 1th at 7:30. All are welcome. Please bring your ideas for fighting crime.My Answer: A. OneB. TwoC. ThreeD. FourQuestion: 13 of 37 - Proofreading TablesEach of Table A's columns are meant to be organized sequentially, either from the smallest number to the largest or from the largest number to the smallest.Which column has no numbers out of place? My Answer: A. Column AB. Column BC. Column C D. Column DE. Column EQuestion: 14 of 37 - Proofreading TablesEach of Table A's columns are meant to be organized sequentially, either from the smallest number to the largest or from the largest number to the smallest.Which columns have ONLY one number out of place? My Answer: A. Columns A and EB. Columns B and CC. Columns C, D, E, and FD. Columns B, D, and FQuestion: 15 of 37 - Proofreading TablesEach of Table A's columns are meant to be organized sequentially, either from the smallest number to the largest or from the largest number to the smallest.Which columns have MORE than one number out of place? My Answer: A. Columns B, D, and EB. Columns C and DC. Columns B and ED. Columns A, D, and FQuestion: 16 of 37 - Proofreading TablesPreparing for the Dean's retirement gala, Sarah sent invitations to a service to be printed. A few days later the printer provided a list of guest names for Sarah's final proof before the invitations will be printed.How many names appear incorrectly when the Dean's List is compared to the Printer's List? Include those errors in which titles are not consistent. My Answer: A. There is no difference between the Dean's List and the Printer's List.B. There are eight differences between the Dean's List and the Printer's List.C. There are two differences between the Dean's List and the Printer's List. D. There are six differences between the Dean's List and the Printer's List.E. There are nine differences between the Dean's List and the Printer's List.Question: 17 of 37 - Proofreading TablesPreparing for the Dean's retirement gala, Sarah sent invitations to a service to be printed. A few days later the printer provided a list of guest names for Sarah's final proof before the invitations will be printed.Which of the following name(s) appear on the Printer's List as it does on the Dean's List? My Answer: A. Sir Mark Simpson B. Lt. Gen. Ahmad Mohammad C. Sen. George OnassisD. Both B and CQuestion: 18 of 37 - Proofreading TablesYou have been asked to proofread a list of telephone area codes for city, state, and time zone.The area codes are the three digit numeric value appearing first in each row. Which city name resides in a row which does not follow the three digit format? My Answer: A. TroyB. DetroitC. YpsilantiD. OwossoE. Both C and DQuestion: 19 of 37 - Proofreading TablesYou have been asked to proofread several rows of information listing telephone area codes for city, state, and time zone.The two letter abbreviation for Michigan is MI. Which area code represents the row in which the state's abbreviation appears incorrectly? My Answer: A. 586B. 313C. 947D. 616E. None of the aboveQuestion: 20 of 37 - Proofreading TablesYou have been asked to proofread a list of telephone area codes for city, state, and time zone.All the time zones for the selected rows must read, "Eastern Time Zone." Which area code(s) represent a row(s) which does not follow this rule? A. 517B. 586C. 947D. Both A and CE. None of the aboveQuestion: 21 of 37 - Proofreading TablesYou have been asked to proofread several rows of information listing telephone area codes for city, state, and time zone.Are there any rows in which the state has been misspelled? If so, which area code represents the row with the misspelling? A. 810B. 586C. 231D. 313E. None of the aboveQuestion: 22 of 37 - Proofreading PassageProofread the following. How many punctuation errors are contained therein?We are now posting the requirements for merchandise return. Please articulate these to the customer's as needed.1.A complete cash refund will be given when returned within 30 days.2.A store credit will be granted when returned after 30 days3.No return is possible without a receipt.My Answer: A. oneB. twoC. threeD. There are no punctuation errors.Question: 23 of 37 - Proofreading PassageProofread the document below. How many spelling errors are contained therein?The following policies will go into effect next month. Please take the time to reveiw each policy. A copy will also be posted in the break room.1.Employees will be considered late if they arrive more than fifthteen minutes after they're scheduled work time. When this occurs, the employee will be docked by forefeiting the first break of the day.2.Vacation time must be requested in writing one month prior to the date to be taken.3.Personal days must be requested one week before the day to be taken.4.Employees are alloted no more than one sick day per month.My Answer: A. ThreeB. EightC. FiveD. TenQuestion: 24 of 37 - Proofreading PassageProofread the document. How many spelling errors are contained therein?The error report on our newest product revieled a systemic problem with our techniqes. We need to asess our procedures to correct these errors. Please submit your thoughts to Bill by Tuesday of next week. Thank you.My Answer: A. OneB. TwoC. ThreeD. FourQuestion: 25 of 37 - Proofreading PassageProofread the following message. How many spelling errors are contained therein?Elaine,Gus called from Allied Publishing. He said that you had scheduled a conferance call with him at 10:30 this morning, but he needs to cancel. Please give him a call to reschedule befor the day is over. His phone number is 555-254-1587. He said that if he's not in, you can rescedule with his assistanct, Val. My Answer: A. OneB. TwoC. ThreeD. FourQuestion: 26 of 37 - Proofreading DataPart of your co-worker's job is to review transcripts of meetings and note the particulars on a form so that accounting can plan expenditures. The information must be noted correctly, as any error may impact the overall budget of your company. You, therefore, are requested to review your co-worker's work in order to confirm its accuracy.Read the transcriptions below and view the form. How many errors did your co-worker make?Project: County Community CollegeDJ: When was the last time we met?AL: Wednesday, the 25th.DJ: Did we decide on the budget for the project?AL: $45,000DJ: Great. With that budget, I suggest sticking to print media.AL: I've done a bit of research and think we can put together a short commercial for $2,000 and air it late night for less than $10,000. I think that will work as our target audience are unemployed people. We can use the rest for print media.DJ: And how much will it cost to develop the print ad?AL: Less than $1,000.DJ: That will leave a lot left over for placement in newspapers.AL: I've decided to place the ads in the employment section, which is a bit more expensive, but with our budget, we can afford it and I believe it will prove the most bang for the buck.DJ: Sounds like a good plan. A. OneB. TwoC. ThreeD. FourE. No errors were made.Question: 27 of 37 - Proofreading DataPart of your co-worker's job is to review transcripts of meetings and note the particulars on a form so that accounting can plan expenditures. The information must be noted correctly, as any error may impact the overall budget of your company. You, therefore, are requested to review your co-worker's work in order to confirm its accuracy.Read the transcriptions below and view the form. How many errors did your co-worker make?Project: Stanley Carpet CompanyDJ: Hey Sammy, where are we at with the Stanley project?SR: We were debating on the budget. I think we can get away with under $20,000.DJ: Isn't this the project that we wanted to do both print and television advertising within a short blitz?SR: Yes, I think we can pull that off for under $20,000.DJ: I'm uncomfortable with that number. Let's bump it up to $25,000 with $2,000 for commercial development, $500 for print ads and what's left for placement.SR: Okay, we'll use $15,000 for television commercial placement because we need the commercial running in prime time and the remaining $7,500 for print placement.DJ: Use the bulk of that $7,500, say $4,500 for magazine and $3,000 for newspaper.SR: Will do. My Answer: A. OneB. TwoC. ThreeD. FourE. No errors were made.Question: 28 of 37 - Proofreading PassageRead the email. How many spelling errors are contained therein? My Answer: A. OneB. TwoC. ThreeD. FourQuestion: 29 of 37 - Proofreading PassageReview the following memo. How many spelling errors are contained therein?Attention All Employes:As of January 1st, we will offer a ten percent discount to you and your immediate family members. Please view this as a reward for your dilegent work. You have really pulled together for the company and we appreciate it. Thank you and have a wonderful holiday season!ManagementMy Answer: A. OneB. TwoC. ThreeD. FourE. Here are no spelling errors.Question: 30 of 37 - Proofreading PassageProofread the document. How many spelling errors are contained therein?September 17, 2005Dear Ms. Selma Jackson,According to the spesifications of the project under consideration, a deadline extension is necessary. In order to fullfill your requirements based on the recently recieved Project Report, an additional two weeks will be required. Please see the revised schedule submitted for your approval. If you find the revisons acceptable, please reply within the next ten business days.Best regards,Marcus WatsonHead of Project FulfillmentABC Corporate1815 Market Street, Suit 204Tallahassee, FL 29098My Answer: A. FourB. FiveC. SixD. SevenE. There are no spelling errors.Question: 31 of 37 - Proofreading TablesHow many spelling errors are within the table below? My Answer: A. OneB. TwoC. ThreeD. FourE. There are no spelling errors.Question: 32 of 37 - Proofreading TablesYou have been assigned the task of insuring that the following information has been correctly reflected on the table that will be distributed to all of the participating departments. Each day of the week, with the exception of Thursdays, the conference room will be available to each department.The Accounting Department will meet on Tuesday in the afternoon and Wednesday in the evening.The Human Resources Department will meet on Monday and Friday mornings.The Fulfillment Department will meet on Monday evening.In transposing the data into the table below, were any errors made? (Do not include spelling errors.) My Answer: A. No, no errors were made.B. Yes, one error was made.C. Yes, three errors were made.Question: 33 of 37 - Proofreading PassageYou have been asked to review the following email for your supervisor, Mr. Smith. How many spelling errors did he make?Subject:Frday MeetingMs. King,The meeting that wa schedualed for Friday must be postponed due to a conflit in space availabilty. Is it posible to reschedule for Monday afternoon?Please let me know.Sincerly,James SmithMy Answer: A. FourB. FiveC. SixD. SevenQuestion: 34 of 37 - Proofreading TablesYour supervisor has noticed that there have been a lot of errors in the complaint log lately. He has asked you to read the notes that have been taken for calls coming into your company and verify that the information from those notes was transferred into the complaint log without any errors.The notes are displayed below.Nathan Bremmer called 1/31/2004 complaining of insufficient hardware included in product packaging. His customer number had been verified as 14573 and his call is regarding order number 3247-A. The issue has not been resolved and has been elevated to the supervisor.How many spelling errors are there on the complaint log entry?Note: spelling errors are those errors in which words have been spelled in error. Data errors should not be included in your calculations. Data errors should be considered all those errors that do not include misspellings. For example, a data error may have occurred in the case in which the notes say that the issue has been resolved but the complaint log has the "no" box checked. Errors in customer numbers and order numbers should also be included among those considered data errors. My Answer: A. OneB. TwoC. ThreeD. FourE. There are no spelling errors.Question: 35 of 37 - Proofreading TablesYour supervisor has noticed that there have been a lot of errors in the complaint log lately. He has asked you to read the notes that have been taken for calls coming into your company and verify that the information from those notes was transferred into the complaint log without any errors.The notes are displayed below.Nathan Bremmer called 1/31/2004 complaining of insufficient hardware included in product packaging. His customer number had been verified as 14573 and his call is regarding order number 3247-A. The issue has not been resolved and has been elevated to the supervisor.How many data errors appear on the complaint log entry?Note: data errors should be considered all those errors that do not include misspellings. Misspellings are those errors in which words have been spelled in error. For example, a data error will have occurred in the case in which the notes say that the issue has been resolved but the complaint log has the "no" box checked. Errors in customer numbers, dates, and order numbers should also be included among those considered data errors. My Answer: A. OneB. TwoC. ThreeD. FourE. There are no data errors.Question: 36 of 37 - Proofreading TablesYour supervisor has noticed that there have been a lot of errors in the complaint log lately. He has asked you to read the notes that have been taken for calls coming into your company and verify that the information from those notes was transferred into the complaint log without any errors.The notes are displayed below.Rachael Miller phoned 2/14/2004 to complain that the package for order number 1485-B was delivered to the wrong address. Her customer number was confirmed to be 12893. The issue was resolved and was not elevated to the supervisor.How many spelling errors were made in the complaint log entry?Note: spelling errors are those errors in which words have been spelled in error. Data errors should not be included in your calculations. Data errors should be considered all those errors that do not include misspellings. For example, a data error may have occurred in the case in which the notes say that the issue has been resolved but the complaint log has the "no" box checked. Errors in customer numbers and order numbers should also be included among those considered data errors. My Answer: A. OneB. TwoC. ThreeD. FourE. There are no spelling errors.Question: 37 of 37 - Proofreading TablesYour supervisor has noticed that there have been a lot of errors in the complaint log lately. He has asked you to read the notes that have been taken for calls coming into your company and verify that the information from those notes was transferred into the complaint log without any errors.The notes are displayed below.Rachael Miller phoned 2/14/2004 to complain that the package for order number 1485-B was delivered to the wrong address. Her customer number was confirmed to be 12893. The issue was resolved and was not elevated to the supervisor.How many data errors were made in the complaint log entry?Note: data errors should be considered all those errors that do not include misspellings. Misspellings are those errors in which words have been spelled in error. For example, a data error will have occurred in the case in which the notes say that the issue has been resolved but the complaint log has the "no" box checked. Errors in customer numbers, dates, and order numbers should also be included among those considered data errors. My Answer: A. OneB. TwoC. ThreeD. FourE. There are no data errors.

 

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