<%@LANGUAGE="JAVASCRIPT" CODEPAGE="1252"%> Terms and other Quiz Information
Words to learn 14-Jan-2009
  • What kinds of information should you check when proofreading names?
  • Where are errors most likely to occur in addresses?
  • Where should the country appear in a typed address?
  • Acceptable abbreviations for states in addresses (I may ask you about any state that begins with M)
  • Acceptable abbreviations for states in the text of documents and situations in which you can abbreviate (I'll ask about M states again)
  • Differences between inside and envelope address style
  • Resource for checking spelling of a country
  • Two acceptable ways to write a telephone number
  • Quick way to double-check a column of numbers between the dead copy and the live copy
  • Best way to proof several columns of numbers
  • What is a common cause of transposed numbers or letters?
  • What is a common cause of repetitions in text?
  • What is a dec tab?
  • How many spaces after
    • A question mark that ends a sentence
    • a closing bracket or parenthesis within a sentence
    • a comma followed by a closing quotation mark
    • a common not followed by a closing quotation mark
    • an apostrophe within a word
    • an opening parenthesis or bracket
  • How many spaces between
    • a single quotation mark and a closing quotation mark
    • a period and a closing quotation mark
  • How many spaces before
    • a hyphen
    • a closing bracket or parenthesis
    • an exclamation mark
    • an opening quotation mark within a sentence
  • How many spaces around
    • a dash (compare book with AP Style)
    • a colon in an expression of time
    • a dash ending a statement that ends abruptly
    • a dash at the beginning of a paragraph (see AP Style)