Personal Business Letter Quiz

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Business Letter Quizzes & Trivia

There are different formats that one can use to write letters and this is dependent on the contents of the letter and who it is addressed to. When it comes to a business letter the writer is expected to write a short letter that is direct to the point and pertains only matters written in the subject. Can you write good personal business letters? Take up the quiz below and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When punctuation marks are omitted in opening and closing lines of a letter, the punctuation STYLE is called:
    • A. 

      Formal

    • B. 

      Open

    • C. 

      Mixed

    • D. 

      Closed

  • 2. 
    What type of spacing is used between the letter address and the saluation?
    • A. 

      Single

    • B. 

      Double

    • C. 

      Quadruple

    • D. 

      Triple

  • 3. 
    The signature on a letter is handwritten directly above the
    • A. 

      Postscript

    • B. 

      Enclosure

    • C. 

      Reference notation

    • D. 

      Writer's typed name

  • 4. 
    What type of spacing is used in the body of a letter?
    • A. 

      Quadruple

    • B. 

      Triple

    • C. 

      Double

    • D. 

      Single

  • 5. 
    The type of spacing used between the complimentary close and the keyed signature is:
    • A. 

      Single

    • B. 

      Quadruple

    • C. 

      Triple

    • D. 

      Double

  • 6. 
    The return address represents _________.
    • A. 

      The person mailing the letter.

    • B. 

      The company it is mailed from.

    • C. 

      The person writing the letter

    • D. 

      The person receiving the letter

  • 7. 
    The address of the writer is called the ___________.
    • A. 

      Inside address

    • B. 

      Mailing address

    • C. 

      Return address

    • D. 

      Letter address

  • 8. 
    The spacing after the date should be _____.
    • A. 

      A quadruple space

    • B. 

      A triple space

    • C. 

      A single space

    • D. 

      A double space

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      The typists name.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      None of the above.

    • D. 

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

  • 10. 
    An example of a personal business letter is ____.
    • A. 

      A letter from a department manager to all sales managers.

    • B. 

      A letter from you to a prospective employer.

    • C. 

      A letter from you to your best friend.

    • D. 

      A letter from the president of a college to all faculty.

  • 11. 
    When typing a personal business letter that is in block style, the block style means ______?
    • A. 

      All parts of the letter, except the return address are typed at the left margin.

    • B. 

      All parts of the letter should be centered.

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      All parts of the letter, except the salutation are typed at the left margin.

  • 12. 
    An example of a salutation is?
    • A. 

      Dear Mr. Smith

    • B. 

      How are you?

    • C. 

      Hello

    • D. 

      Sincerely

  • 13. 
    The left and right margins of a personal business letter should be set to _____.
    • A. 

      1" margins

    • B. 

      .50" margins

    • C. 

      1.25" margins

    • D. 

      1.50" margins

  • 14. 
    How many BLANK LINES do we leave for a signature in a personal business letter?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 15. 
    The part of the letter that follows the date is _____.
    • A. 

      Letter address

    • B. 

      Return address

    • C. 

      Salutation

    • D. 

      Complimentary close

  • 16. 
    The farewell or goodbye part of a letter is the
    • A. 

      Salutation

    • B. 

      Complimentary Close

    • C. 

      Body

    • D. 

      Reference Initials

  • 17. 
    The first part of the personal business letter is the ___.
    • A. 

      Greeting

    • B. 

      Date

    • C. 

      Return Address

    • D. 

      Letter Address

  • 18. 
    The spacing after typing the salutation of a letter is
    • A. 

      SS

    • B. 

      DS

    • C. 

      TS

    • D. 

      QS

  • 19. 
    The return address consists of a line for ______________________, and a line for the _________________, followed by the date
  • 20. 
    Paragraphs of the body of the letter are keyed
    • A. 

      Double spaced with a triple space between each paragraph.

    • B. 

      Double spaced with a double space between each paragraph.

    • C. 

      Single spaced with a triple space between paragraphs.

    • D. 

      Single spaced with a double space between each paragraph.

  • 21. 
    When keying a paragraph press enter only at the end of the paragraph.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False