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Block Style Business Letter Quiz

16 Questions
Block Style Business Letter Quiz

Quiz on the components of a block style business letter and the associated formatting

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Block Style

    • B. 

      Open

    • C. 

      Mixed

  • 2. 
    What type of line spacing is used between the inside address and the salutation?
    • A. 

      Single

    • B. 

      Double

    • C. 

      Quadruple

  • 3. 
    What type of spacing is used in the paragraphs of the body of the letter?
    • A. 

      Single

    • B. 

      Double

    • C. 

      Quadruple

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      The person mailing the letter

    • B. 

      The person who is receiving the letter

    • C. 

      The person who is writing the letter

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Single

    • B. 

      Double

    • C. 

      Quadruple

  • 6. 
    When typing a block style business letter, the block style means__________________________.
    • A. 

      All parts of the letter, except the return address are typed at the left margin.

    • B. 

      All parts of the letter, except the salutation, are typed at the left margin.

    • C. 

      All parts of the letter should be typed at the left margin.

  • 7. 
    An example of a salutation using mixed punctuation is?
    • A. 

      Dear Mr. Smith

    • B. 

      How are you?

    • C. 

      Dear Bobby Smith

    • D. 

      Sincerely

    • E. 

      Dear Mr. Smith:

    • F. 

      Dear Mr. Bobby Smith:

  • 8. 
    The margins for a business letter should be set to:
    • A. 

      1.5" on top and 1" on sides

    • B. 

      1" 1" on all sides

    • C. 

      2" on top and 1" on sides

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Inside address

    • B. 

      Return address

    • C. 

      Salutation

  • 10. 
    The farewell or goodbye part of the business letter is known as the:
    • A. 

      Closing

    • B. 

      Ending

    • C. 

      Complimentary closing

  • 11. 
    The enclosure notation represents:
    • A. 

      That you have left something important out of the letter

    • B. 

      That there is something else besides the letter included in the envelope

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Dear Mr. Smith   is commonly referred to as _______________________________ in business classes:
    • A. 

      Greeting

    • B. 

      Heading

    • C. 

      Salutation

  • 13. 
    Oftentimes, the letter of application may be the first impression that the employer will get of the prospective employee.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The last line of a business letter is the: 
    • A. 

      Signature

    • B. 

      Writer's typed name

    • C. 

      Complimentary Closing

  • 15. 
    The purpose of a letter of application is to get an interview. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The tab on the Microsoft Word ribbon to which you could go to do "one stop shopping" with regard to setting your margins and line spacing is called: 
    • A. 

      Home Tab

    • B. 

      Insert Tab

    • C. 

      Paragraph Tab

    • D. 

      Page Layout Tab