Simplified And Standard Memos

20 Questions
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For a while, memorandums used to be a significant form of communication – particularly in business – for recording events, notes and observations on certain subjects. What do you know about them? Find out in this memo-centric quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the top margin for a memo?
    • A. 

      1.5"

    • B. 

      2"

    • C. 

      1"

    • D. 

      2.5"

  • 2. 
    The bottom margin of memorandums is 2 inches.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    On a standard memo, you leave room for the writer's signature under the body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In a simplified memo, how many times do you ENTER after the date and the body?
  • 5. 
    Which is the correct format for reference initials?
    • A. 

      T.B.H.

    • B. 

      TBH

    • C. 

      Tbh

    • D. 

      T.b.h.

  • 6. 
    What are the four main headings of a standard memo?
    • A. 

      TO: DATE: FROM: SUBJECT:

    • B. 

      TO: SUBJECT: DATE: FROM:

    • C. 

      TO: FROM: EMAIL: SUBJECT:

    • D. 

      TO: FROM: DATE: SUBJECT:

  • 7. 
    How many times do you TAB after the heading TO:?
    • A. 

      Twice

    • B. 

      Once

    • C. 

      Never

  • 8. 
    The margins are the same for simplified and standard memos.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Every memo you key will have an attachment notation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is the first line of a simplified memo?
  • 11. 
    What are reference initials?
  • 12. 
    All lines begin at the left margin unless otherwise specified.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Reference initials are keyed in lowercase letters with no punctuation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What type of notation is needed when there is an attachment to the memo?
    • A. 

      Enclosure notation

    • B. 

      Attachment notation

    • C. 

      PS notation

    • D. 

      Enclosure/Attachment notation

  • 15. 
    In a memo, the spacing of the body is...
    • A. 

      DS

    • B. 

      SS

    • C. 

      DS; SS between paragraphs

    • D. 

      SS; DS between paragraphs

  • 16. 
    You must insert reference initials to each memo you create.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The subject line is centered.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What are the two styles of memorandums?
  • 19. 
    You always put the current year when typing memos.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Check ALL parts of a standard memo.
    • A. 

      DATE

    • B. 

      Addressee

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      Writer

    • E. 

      TO

    • F. 

      Body

    • G. 

      FROM

    • H. 

      Date