Block Form Business Letter Test: Quiz!

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Have you ever heard of a block form business letter? When writing business letters, you must pay close attention to the font and format being used. The most common type of a business letter is called the block format. The entire letter is left justified and single spaced when using this format except for double spaced between paragraphs. Learn how to write in block format by taking this quiz. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following formats is not a business letter format?
    • A. 

      Block Format

    • B. 

      Indented Format

    • C. 

      Modified Block Format

    • D. 

      Justified Format

  • 2. 
    Complete the following sentence:   When you use the block form to write a business letter,
    • A. 

      All information is indented one-half inch.

    • B. 

      All information is typed flush left.

    • C. 

      All information is double-spaced.

    • D. 

      Information is either indented or typed flush left, depending on who the letter is will be sent to.

  • 3. 
    Complete the following sentence:  The margins for a block form business letter are
    • A. 

      One-half inch all around.

    • B. 

      One-inch all around.

    • C. 

      One-half in on the sides and one inch on the top and buttom.

    • D. 

      One and one-half inch all around.

  • 4. 
    What should not be abbreviated but spelled out in full?
    • A. 

      The year

    • B. 

      Names of states

    • C. 

      Mr., Mrs., Miss, or Ms

  • 5. 
    What is placed above the date of a block form business letter?
    • A. 

      Closing

    • B. 

      Inside address

    • C. 

      Salutation

    • D. 

      Senders address

  • 6. 
    When writing a formal business letters the writer should avoid what?
    • A. 

      Using abbreviations

    • B. 

      Writing too long a letter

    • C. 

      Typing the name of the person sending the letter in all capital letters

  • 7. 
    In writing a business letter and using a letterhead that already provides the writer's address, the writer does not have to retype that information, but should instead begin with what? 
    • A. 

      The Salutation

    • B. 

      The Body

    • C. 

      The Date

    • D. 

      The Closing

  • 8. 
    Complete the following sentence:  The salutation in a block form business letter should be followed by a
    • A. 

      Colon

    • B. 

      Semi-colon

    • C. 

      Period

    • D. 

      Comma

  • 9. 
    Complete the following sentence:  In a block form business letter, the body of the letter should contain no
    • A. 

      Unnecessary words.

    • B. 

      Blank lines between paragraphs.

    • C. 

      Punctuation at the ends of sentences.

    • D. 

      Indentations.

  • 10. 
    Complete the following sentence:  Between paragraphs of a block form business letter, there should be
    • A. 

      One blank line

    • B. 

      One and one-half blank lines

    • C. 

      Two blank lines

    • D. 

      Three blank lines

  • 11. 
    The closing of a block form business letter should be followed by a?
    • A. 

      Period

    • B. 

      Comma

    • C. 

      Colon

    • D. 

      Semi-Colon

  • 12. 
    How many blank lines should be left between the closing and the sender's name?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 13. 
    To get 2 blank lines between paragraphs, how many times do you have to press enter?
    • A. 

      One time

    • B. 

      Two times

    • C. 

      Three times

    • D. 

      Four times

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