Personal Business Letters And Business Letters

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Business Letter Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz measures your knowledge of the correct formatting for business and personal business letters. The quiz will also measure your knowledge of keyboarding and proofreading skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When Susie composes at the keyboard, she always sits up straight, uses correct fingering, keeps wrists up, and eyes on copy.  Susie is demonstrating proper:
    • A. 

      Ergonomics

    • B. 

      Keyboarding

    • C. 

      Technique

    • D. 

      Touch typing

  • 2. 
    What is the correct line spacing for the body of a personal-business letter?
    • A. 

      Single space paragraphs and double space between paragraphs

    • B. 

      Single space throughout the body

    • C. 

      Double space paragraphs and single space between paragraphs

    • D. 

      Doule space throughout the body

  • 3. 
    An important skill that involves the ability to enter text by using the correct fingers without looking at the keys is:
    • A. 

      Ergonomics

    • B. 

      Hunt and pecking

    • C. 

      Keyboarding

    • D. 

      Input

  • 4. 
    Robert is keying a business letter and needs to place a double space after the salutation.  Which should he do?
    • A. 

      Press the enter key one time

    • B. 

      Press the enter key two times

    • C. 

      Press the space bar one time

    • D. 

      Press the space bar two times

  • 5. 
    Which statement about personal-business letters is TRUE?
    • A. 

      It is a letter written between personal friends

    • B. 

      It is a letter written from an individual to an individual or business

    • C. 

      It is a letter written from one business to another

    • D. 

      It is a mail merge letter

  • 6. 
    If something else is included with the letter, the last part of the letter should include what type of notation?
    • A. 

      Attachment

    • B. 

      Copy

    • C. 

      Enclosure

    • D. 

      Postscript

  • 7. 
    Which proofreader's term would be used to correct the following sentence:  "the dog jumped over the fence."
    • A. 

      Capitalize

    • B. 

      Delete

    • C. 

      Indent

    • D. 

      Transpose

  • 8. 
    When three lines are drawn under a character, this proofreader's mark means to make what type of correction?
    • A. 

      Bold

    • B. 

      Capitalize

    • C. 

      Italicize

    • D. 

      Underline

  • 9. 
    How many lines of text can be typed onto a standard size sheet of paper?
    • A. 

      33

    • B. 

      56

    • C. 

      66

    • D. 

      76

  • 10. 
    Most documents are keyed on standard paper that measures:
    • A. 

      8 x 11 inches

    • B. 

      8 x 11 1/2 inches

    • C. 

      8 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches

    • D. 

      8 1/2 x 11 inches

  • 11. 
    What name is given to the MOST common arrangement of keyboards?
    • A. 

      BASIC

    • B. 

      CDROM

    • C. 

      IBMS

    • D. 

      QWERTY

  • 12. 
    How many lines of 12 point type equal one vertical inch in a document?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Ten

  • 13. 
    Why is the writer's name of a letter keyed four lines below the complimentary close?
    • A. 

      To leave space for the address

    • B. 

      To leave space for the date

    • C. 

      To leave space for a messge

    • D. 

      To leave space for the signature

  • 14. 
    What is the name and address of the business or person to whom the letter is being sent called?
    • A. 

      Complimentary close

    • B. 

      Mailing or Inside address

    • C. 

      Return address

    • D. 

      Salutation

  • 15. 
    "Yours Truly," and Sincerely Yours," are both examples of which letter part?
    • A. 

      Complimentary close

    • B. 

      Date line

    • C. 

      Enclosure notation

    • D. 

      Salutation

  • 16. 
    Business letters are usually keyed on paper that contains what?
    • A. 

      Heading

    • B. 

      Letterhead

    • C. 

      Enclosures

    • D. 

      Template

  • 17. 
    When proofreading a document, what do the letters "lc" mean?
    • A. 

      Capitalize

    • B. 

      Left alignment

    • C. 

      Left and center

    • D. 

      Lowercase

  • 18. 
    Keyboarding is also known as:
    • A. 

      Editing

    • B. 

      Documentiing

    • C. 

      Hunt and pecking

    • D. 

      Touch typing

  • 19. 
    Who's address is the return address?
    • A. 

      Post office address

    • B. 

      Receiver of the letter

    • C. 

      Sender of the letter

    • D. 

      Typist of the letter

  • 20. 
    What is the greeting of the letter?
    • A. 

      Body

    • B. 

      Complimentary close

    • C. 

      Date line

    • D. 

      Salutation

  • 21. 
    What is the message of the letter called?
    • A. 

      Body

    • B. 

      Complimentary close

    • C. 

      Date line

    • D. 

      Salutation

  • 22. 
    What does the # symbol mean in proofreading?
    • A. 

      Insert

    • B. 

      Number

    • C. 

      Pounds

    • D. 

      Space

  • 23. 
    What does the ^ symbol mean in proofreading?
    • A. 

      Delete

    • B. 

      Insert

    • C. 

      Space

    • D. 

      Transpose

  • 24. 
    What is the process of comparing a soft copy or hard copy to the original called?
    • A. 

      Accuracy

    • B. 

      Printing

    • C. 

      Proofreading

    • D. 

      Saving

  • 25. 
    Designing equpment for a safe working environment is called:
    • A. 

      Etiquette

    • B. 

      Ethics

    • C. 

      Ergonomics

    • D. 

      Extension