Quiz: Rules Of Personal Business Letters

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Identify the parts and the spacing rules of a personal business letter.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a personal business letter?
    • A. 

      A letter to deal with business of a personal nature from you and typed on plain paper

    • B. 

      A formal letter from a business to you that is typed on business letterhead

    • C. 

      A letter written from you to a friend about a business deal that is written on lined paper

    • D. 

      A letter to deal with business of a formal nature from you and written on lined paper

  • 2. 
    What is open punctuation?
    • A. 

      No punctuation is used anywhere in the letter

    • B. 

      A colon is used after the salutation and a comma is used after the complimentary close

    • C. 

      No punctuation is used after the salutation or complimentary close

    • D. 

      Writer choses what punctuation to use and where to use it

  • 3. 
    How many parts are there to a personal business letter?
    • A. 

      3 - salutation, body, complimentary close

    • B. 

      5 - addresses, salutation, body, complimentary close, signature

    • C. 

      7 - addresses, date, salutation, body, complimentary close, signature, attachment/enclosure notation

    • D. 

      9 - return address, date, inside address, salutation, body, complimentary close, signature, typed name, attachment/enclosure notation

  • 4. 
    What vertical allignment should be used in a personal business letter? (File -> Page Setup)
    • A. 

      Top

    • B. 

      Center

    • C. 

      Justified

    • D. 

      Bottom

  • 5. 
    What horizontal alignment should be used for all lines typed?
    • A. 

      Left align

    • B. 

      Center align

    • C. 

      Right align

    • D. 

      Justify align

  • 6. 
    How many blank lines are between the return address and the date?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      4

  • 7. 
    The enclosure notation represents:
    • A. 

      The writer would like closer to a situation.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      The typist name.

    • D. 

      A document physically attached to the letter.

  • 8. 
    Which punctuation mark follows the word in the memo heading? 
    • A. 

      Colon (:)

    • B. 

      Semicolon (;)

    • C. 

      Comma (,)

    • D. 

      Hyphen (-)