Keyboarding Quiz On Personal Business Letters

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 485

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Business Letter Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz assesses student knowledge about personal business letters.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An example of a personal business letter is __________.
    • A. 

      A letter from you to your best friend

    • B. 

      A letter from a department store manager to all sales managers

    • C. 

      A letter from you to a prospective employer

    • D. 

      A letter from the president of a college to all faculty

  • 2. 
    The address of the writer is called the ___________.
    • A. 

      Mailing address

    • B. 

      Inside address

    • C. 

      Letter address

    • D. 

      Return address

  • 3. 
    The attachment or enclosure notation represents ______________.
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      The typists name.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The return address represents ______________.
    • A. 

      The company it is mailed from

    • B. 

      The person mailing the letter

    • C. 

      The person writing the letter

    • D. 

      The person reading the letter

  • 5. 
    An example of a salutation is ______________.
    • A. 

      How are you?

    • B. 

      Hello

    • C. 

      Sincerely

    • D. 

      Dear Ms. Smith

  • 6. 
    The spacing after the date, return address, salutation, last paragraph and complimentary close should be _______________.
    • A. 

      A triple space

    • B. 

      A single space

    • C. 

      A double space

    • D. 

      A quadruple space

  • 7. 
    Keying a personal business letter that is in block style means that _______________.
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      All parts of the letter, except the salutation, should be typed starting at the left margin

    • C. 

      All parts of the letter should be centered

    • D. 

      All parts of the letter, except the complimentary close, should start at the left margin.

    • E. 

      All parts should be centered

  • 8. 
    The left and right margins of a personal business letter should be set to __________.
    • A. 

      1.25 inch margins

    • B. 

      1 inch margins

    • C. 

      1.5 inch margins

    • D. 

      2 inch margins

  • 9. 
    If there is no punctuation after the salutation or the complimentary close, it is called _________.
    • A. 

      Mixed punctuation

    • B. 

      Closed punctuation

    • C. 

      No punctuation

    • D. 

      Open punctuation

  • 10. 
    An example of a complimentary close is ___________________.
    • A. 

      Sincerely

    • B. 

      See you again

    • C. 

      Good afternoon

    • D. 

      Dear Mr. Jameson

  • 11. 
    The top margin of a personal business letter should be how many inches?
  • 12. 
    The bottom margin of a personal business letter should be at least ___________ inch(es). 
  • 13. 
    The proper date format for a personal business letter date written today is
  • 14. 
    The proper spacing within the body and between paragraphs of a personal business letter is 
  • 15. 
    The address where the personal business letter is being sent is called the _________________. 
    • A. 

      Salutation

    • B. 

      Reference initials

    • C. 

      Name of the writer

    • D. 

      Letter address

  • 16. 
    The reference initials part of a personal business letter is ________________.
    • A. 

      Respectful

    • B. 

      Necessary

    • C. 

      Optional

    • D. 

      Pointless

  • 17. 
    The writer of a personal business letter is also known as ___________________.
    • A. 

      The reader of the message

    • B. 

      The recipient of the message

    • C. 

      The originator of the message

    • D. 

      The messenger

  • 18. 
    The most important consideration when writing a personal business letter is to use _______________. 
    • A. 

      Proper spelling and punctuation

    • B. 

      A typestyle that matches your personality

    • C. 

      An envelope that fits the personality of the recipient

    • D. 

      Enthusiastic words