Section 2.4—quiz: Business Writing

8 Questions
Business Quizzes & Trivia

Multiple-Choice Questions Choose the best answer to each question by circling the appropriate letter.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    While it is not easy to write effectively, the task will be less difficult if you ______ well.
    • A. 

      Speak

    • B. 

      Write

    • C. 

      Plan

    • D. 

      Organize

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Their lunches will be brought to them soon.

    • B. 

      Katarina arrived for her breakfast shift at 6 a.m. today.

    • C. 

      The new executive housekeeper has many skills.

    • D. 

      Lots of guests say good things about the food on the menu.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Joseph escorted the guests to the hospitality suite.

    • B. 

      Jennifer demonstrated how to use the in-room bar.

    • C. 

      Martin finished his security rounds on the first floor before he called into the front desk.

    • D. 

      Mary was given two days to study the employee manual.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following sentences is an example of an active sentence?
    • A. 

      Clients must feel comfortable that they have been taken care of by the sales staff.

    • B. 

      . At small properties, the dining room is supervised by the dining room manager.

    • C. 

      Bakers prepare a wide variety of bakery products following standard recipes.

    • D. 

      Food servers are assisted by buspersons in clearing tables and re-setting them.

  • 5. 
    Consulting files or speaking with others in your department will help you know what your topic is and determine a purpose for writing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Managers should expand their vocabulary because using complicated words will impress others.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A topic sentence explains what the paragraph is all about.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Managers spend time rewriting memos, reports, and letters.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False