NCO Primary Leadership Subjects
Lesson 1 Practice Exercise
The following items test your knowledge of the material covered in this section.
When you complete the exercise, check your answers with the answer key and
feedback sheet that follows. If you respond to an item incorrectly, study the material
and try the items again.
Which of the following statements is incorrect?
The abbreviation "i.e." means "that is."
The abbreviation "e.g." means "for example."
"Etc." is also written as "and etc."
Follow the abbreviation "i.e." with an explanation.
Select the incorrect abbreviation.
Select the error in the following sentence:
He said, "Don't do it. If you do, you'll have to fill out a DA form 285."
In general, how do you treat an abbreviation the first time it appears in your
Refer the reader to the appropriate appendix of acronyms.
Define the abbreviation and give your reference in parentheses.
Let the reader determine the meaning from the context of the text.
Write the term out and follow with the abbreviation in parentheses.
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