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Personal Business Letter Quiz

21 Questions
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This quiz will test the student's ability to format personal business letters.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When punctuation marks are omitted in opening and closing lines of a letter, the punctuation STYLE is called:
    • A. 

      Formal

    • B. 

      Open

    • C. 

      Mixed

    • D. 

      Closed

  • 2. 
    What type of spacing is used between the letter address and the saluation?
    • A. 

      Single

    • B. 

      Double

    • C. 

      Quadruple

    • D. 

      Triple

  • 3. 
    The signature on a letter is handwritten directly above the
    • A. 

      Postscript

    • B. 

      Enclosure

    • C. 

      Reference notation

    • D. 

      Writer's typed name

  • 4. 
    What type of spacing is used in the body of a letter?
    • A. 

      Quadruple

    • B. 

      Triple

    • C. 

      Double

    • D. 

      Single

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Single

    • B. 

      Quadruple

    • C. 

      Triple

    • D. 

      Double

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      The person mailing the letter.

    • B. 

      The company it is mailed from.

    • C. 

      The person writing the letter

    • D. 

      The person receiving the letter

  • 7. 
    The address of the writer is called the ___________.
    • A. 

      Inside address

    • B. 

      Mailing address

    • C. 

      Return address

    • D. 

      Letter address

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      A quadruple space

    • B. 

      A triple space

    • C. 

      A single space

    • D. 

      A double space

  • 9. 
    The enclosure notation represents ____.
    • A. 

      The typists name.

    • B. 

      That you have left out a part of the letter and need to mail them another letter.

    • C. 

      None of the above.

    • D. 

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

  • 10. 
    An example of a personal business letter is ____.
    • A. 

      A letter from a department manager to all sales managers.

    • B. 

      A letter from you to a prospective employer.

    • C. 

      A letter from you to your best friend.

    • D. 

      A letter from the president of a college to all faculty.

  • 11. 
    When typing a personal business letter that is in block style, 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 should be centered.

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

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

  • 12. 
    An example of a salutation is?
    • A. 

      Dear Mr. Smith

    • B. 

      How are you?

    • C. 

      Hello

    • D. 

      Sincerely

  • 13. 
    The left and right margins of a personal business letter should be set to _____.
    • A. 

      1" margins

    • B. 

      .50" margins

    • C. 

      1.25" margins

    • D. 

      1.50" margins

  • 14. 
    How many BLANK LINES do we leave for a signature in a personal business letter?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 15. 
    The part of the letter that follows the date is _____.
    • A. 

      Letter address

    • B. 

      Return address

    • C. 

      Salutation

    • D. 

      Complimentary close

  • 16. 
    The farewell or goodbye part of a letter is the
    • A. 

      Salutation

    • B. 

      Complimentary Close

    • C. 

      Body

    • D. 

      Reference Initials

  • 17. 
    The first part of the personal business letter is the ___.
    • A. 

      Greeting

    • B. 

      Date

    • C. 

      Return Address

    • D. 

      Letter Address

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      SS

    • B. 

      DS

    • C. 

      TS

    • D. 

      QS

  • 19. 
  • 20. 
    Paragraphs of the body of the letter are keyed
    • A. 

      Double spaced with a triple space between each paragraph.

    • B. 

      Double spaced with a double space between each paragraph.

    • C. 

      Single spaced with a triple space between paragraphs.

    • D. 

      Single spaced with a double space between each paragraph.

  • 21. 
    When keying a paragraph press enter only at the end of the paragraph.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False