Quiz 1: Writing Letters

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true
Letters are sometimes sent to people you do not know.
false
An invitation is a kind of business letter.
false
A business letter has five parts.
true
The paragraphs are indented in a personal letter.
true
For the form taught in this unit, the parts of a business letter begin at the left-hand margin.
false
The letter of application is used only to apply for a job.
true
The addressee on an envelope for a business letter has the same appearance as the inside address.
true
The parts of a personal letter are similar to a business letter but slightly different in form.
false
Personal letters should be typed rather than handwritten.
false
Thank-you letters are the longest kind of personal letters.
body
the paragraphs in a letter
closing
“Sincerely yours,”
heading
your address and the date a letter was written
inside address
not found in personal letters
salutation
“Dear Mr. Smith:”
signature
appears below the closing
block
The form of business letter that you studied is called the ____ form.
8 1/2 x 11
The size of paper used for business letters is _____.
one inch
The distance from the top of the page that the heading of a business letter begins is _____.
1/2 inch
The distance between each of the parts of a personal letter that has been handwritten is _____.
business
In what kind of letter does the salutation end with a colon?
personal
In what kind of letter does the salutation end with a comma?
application, order, adjustment
Check the three forms of business letters you have learned.
heading, inside address, salutation, body, closing, signature
List the six parts of a business letter in order.
heading, salutation, body, closing, signature
List the five parts of a friendly letter in order.

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