[Week 1] NPTEL Effective Writing Assignment Answers 2024

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NPTEL Effective Writing Week 1 Assignment Answers 2024

1. How can an effective writer cater to the needs of his readers?

  • By cultivating a you- attitude
  • By avoiding the bias of gender and culture or any other bias
  • By putting oneself in other person’s shoes
  • All of the above
Answer :- a

2. Who among the following authors wrote the following: “Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested” is a statement by:

  • Salman Rushdie
  • Robert Steele
  • Francis Taylor
  • Francis Bacon
Answer :- d

3. Why is effective writing important for everyone?

  • Because it develops skills in planning and critical thinking.
  • Because it helps in integrating learning and understanding of new subject matter.
  • Because it enables people to use language effectively.
  • All of the above
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4. Given below is a sentence in a jumbled order. Rearrange the parts to make it a meaningful grammatical sentence: grown / the era of globalization/economic/ rapidly in /disparity has/

  • Disparity grown rapidly in the era of economic globalization.
  • Economic disparity has grown in an era of globalization.
  • Economic disparity has grown rapidly in the era of globalization
  • Disparity has grown in the era of globalization economic rapidly.
Answer :- 

5. Which of the following is the most appropriate passive construction of the sentence? “He never attaches importance to worldly affairs.”

  • Worldly affairs could be attached less importance by him.
  • Worldly affairs are never attached any importance by him.
  • Worldly affairs are seldom attached importance.
  • Worldly affairs are hardly attached importance.
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6. Entropy in communication refers to the amount of uncertainty.

  • True
  • False
Answer :- 

7. Effective writing seldom aims at developing critical thinking skills.

  • True
  • False
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8. To identify your purpose of writing you must be aware of three things-  reason for writing, readers and content.

  • True
  • False
Answer :- 

9. A colon is used to indicate further explanation, and also to introduce list of items etc.

  • True
  • False
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10. Grapevine is always negative in nature.

True
False

Answer :- 

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