General Business English Diagnostic! Trivia Quiz

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General Business English Diagnostic! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    'Employment History' means:
    • A. 

      Which schools you have attended.

    • B. 

      Which diplomas and certificates you have.

    • C. 

      Where you have worked.

  • 2. 
    Which phrase is correct?
    • A. 

      He's worked at that company for fifteen years.

    • B. 

      He's working at that company for fifteen years.

    • C. 

      He works at that company for fifteen years.

  • 3. 
    2.56 is read:
    • A. 

      Two point fifty six

    • B. 

      Two point five six

    • C. 

      Two dot five six

  • 4. 
    I saw him __ school.
    • A. 

      On

    • B. 

      To

    • C. 

      At

  • 5. 
    Which form is correct in most situations?
    • A. 

      Could you help me?

    • B. 

      Help me?

    • C. 

      Excuse me, I was wondering if you could possibly help me?

  • 6. 
    Which is not correct when answering the phone?
    • A. 

      Ken speaking

    • B. 

      This is Ken

    • C. 

      What do you want?

  • 7. 
    Which is the most polite?
    • A. 

      Can I help you?

    • B. 

      Could I help you?

    • C. 

      May I help you?

  • 8. 
    Which signature is the most formal?
    • A. 

      Love,

    • B. 

      Sincerely,

    • C. 

      Best wishes,

  • 9. 
    Which phrase is correct?
    • A. 

      When are you born?

    • B. 

      When you born?

    • C. 

      When were you born?

  • 10. 
    Which is good advice when writing a memorandum?
    • A. 

      Use a polite style for your colleagues. You can contract verbs, but do not be too informal.

    • B. 

      Provide a detailed employment history.

    • C. 

      Use a formal register and sign: Your's faithfully,

  • 11. 
    Which phrase is used during a presentation?
    • A. 

      Thanks for giving me a hand.

    • B. 

      Thank you very much for your time today.

    • C. 

      Thank you for your quick response.

  • 12. 
    Complete the question tag: They worked for Kaufman's,
    • A. 

      Did they?

    • B. 

      Haven't they?

    • C. 

      Didn't they?

  • 13. 
    Which is polite telephone English?
    • A. 

      Why do you want him?

    • B. 

      Who's that?

    • C. 

      Who's calling please?

  • 14. 
    Which phrase is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      I picked up him at the station.

    • B. 

      I picked him up at the station.

    • C. 

      I picked up Tom at the station.

  • 15. 
    To Whom it May Concern:
    • A. 

      Is an opening from an e-mail

    • B. 

      Is an opening from an inquiry

    • C. 

      Is an opening from a letter to a colleague

  • 16. 
    The personnel office deals with:
    • A. 

      Clients

    • B. 

      Management

    • C. 

      Staff

  • 17. 
    You should:
    • A. 

      Never include the address of the recipient at the top of a letter.

    • B. 

      Always include the address of the recipient at the top of a letter.

    • C. 

      Include the address of the recipient at the bottom of a letter.

  • 18. 
    Which type of product is intangible?
    • A. 

      Services

    • B. 

      Production

    • C. 

      Manufacturing

  • 19. 
    'Please find attached' might be found in:
    • A. 

      A letter

    • B. 

      An inquiry

    • C. 

      An e-mail

  • 20. 
    Finish this question: Do you know where
    • A. 

      He works?

    • B. 

      Does he work?

    • C. 

      He does work?

  • 21. 
    Which is incorrect?
    • A. 

      Two thousand and four hundred twenty

    • B. 

      Two thousand four hundred and twenty

    • C. 

      Two thousand four hundred twenty

  • 22. 
    What should 'skills' include on your resume?
    • A. 

      Your education

    • B. 

      Your employment history

    • C. 

      Other capabilities that are important for the job

  • 23. 
    A skill is:
    • A. 

      Something you can do

    • B. 

      Someone you know

    • C. 

      Something you know

  • 24. 
    Which question asks for advice?
    • A. 

      What should I do?

    • B. 

      What can you do?

    • C. 

      What does he do?

  • 25. 
    Which phrase shows disagreement?
    • A. 

      Would you mind repeating that?

    • B. 

      I'm afraid I don't see your point.

    • C. 

      I'm afraid I can't see the tower.

  • 26. 
    'I didn't catch that' means:
    • A. 

      My connection is not good.

    • B. 

      The extension is busy.

    • C. 

      I didn't understand.

  • 27. 
    An extension is:
    • A. 

      An internal telephone number

    • B. 

      An external telephone number

    • C. 

      A telephone call

  • 28. 
    Which expresses the greatest growth?
    • A. 

      Steady growth

    • B. 

      Dramatic growth

    • C. 

      Minor growth

  • 29. 
    Finish the phrase: I hope
    • A. 

      Seeing you soon.

    • B. 

      To see you soon.

    • C. 

      See you soon.