Resume And Cover Letter Quiz Questions With Answers

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Resume And Cover Letter Quiz Questions With Answers

Get ready for resume and cover letter quiz with informative questions with answers? Getting the job of your dream may be dependent on the first impression you make and this is not on the date of the interview. The first contact that one makes with a prospective employer is through their resume and cover letter, these two documents are almost enough for an organization to range your capabilities. How good are you at the resume and cover letter writing? Try playing this resume and cover letter quiz and assess your understanding of the key elements and formats of a cover letter.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A cover letter serves to ________________________________.
    • A. 

      Create a favorable first impression.

    • B. 

      Introduce yourself.

    • C. 

      Demonstrate your professionalism.

    • D. 

      Illustrate your communication skills.

    • E. 

      All of them

    • F. 

      None of them

  • 2. 
    Cover letters are generally _____ page at most in length, divided into a header, introduction, body, and closing.
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      One

  • 3. 
    The ___________ paragraph should create interest and explain why you are writing. It should state the type of position you are applying for, as well as how you heard about the company. Also in your first paragraph, refer to your enclosed or attached resume.
    • A. 

      Closing

    • B. 

      Body

    • C. 

      Introduction

    • D. 

      Enclosure

  • 4. 
    What format do write a cover letter in?
    • A. 

      Business Formal

    • B. 

      Business Informal

    • C. 

      Personal

    • D. 

      Essay

  • 5. 
    ___________ is a document used by individuals to present their background and skillsets.
    • A. 

      Résumé

    • B. 

      Cover Letter

    • C. 

      Business letter

    • D. 

      E-mail

  • 6. 
    What is a very important tip you should do before submitting your résumé?
    • A. 

      Spell Check

    • B. 

      Have someone else read it

    • C. 

      Make it all bold

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    _____________ is a letter of introduction attached to, or accompanying another document such as a résumé or employment application; as a way of introducing themselves to potential employers and explaining their suitability for the desired position.
    • A. 

      Résumé

    • B. 

      Job Application

    • C. 

      Cover Letter

    • D. 

      Reference Letter

  • 8. 
    It is important to remember that cover letters are ________ letters, and you are the product. Cover letters serve to introduce you to an employer, and resume tells about you.
    • A. 

      Sale

    • B. 

      Recommendation

    • C. 

      Resume

    • D. 

      Resignation

  • 9. 
    Cover letters are typically divided into _________ categories.
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Five

  • 10. 
    The ________ paragraph highlights or amplifies on the material in the resume or job application, and explains why the job seeker is interested in the job and would be of value to the employer.
    • A. 

      Body

    • B. 

      Closing

    • C. 

      Introduction

    • D. 

      None of them

  • 11. 
    In the __________ paragraph you request action, such as an appointment, an  interview, or some other definite action
    • A. 

      Introduction

    • B. 

      Body

    • C. 

      Enclosure

    • D. 

      Closing

  • 12. 
    In many contexts, a resumé is short (usually ______ to _____ pages), and directs a reader's attention to the aspects of a person's background that are directly relevant to a particular position.
    • A. 

      1, 3

    • B. 

      2, 3

    • C. 

      3, 4

    • D. 

      1, 4

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