NCO Primary Leadership Subjects
Lesson 4, Section II, Practice Exercise
The following items test your knowledge of the material covered in this section.
Circle the letter of the correct response. When you complete the exercise, check
your answers with the answer key and feedback sheet that follows. If you respond to
any item incorrectly, study the material and try the item again.
What is the final step in organizing your thoughts:
Define your audience.
Select your approach.
Determine what you want to accomplish.
State your purpose in a "one liner
Which of the following will make your writing more interesting?
Using a lot of technical terms.
Always using the third person.
Not using or worrying about correct grammar.
Which of the following is appropriate if your intended audience is the individual
Use an informal tone.
Write your comments as suggestions, not directives.
Avoid the use of contractions.
Use a formal tone.
Which format should you use to respond to a memorandum?
Memorandum of agreement.
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