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Business Letter Test

Try this self-assessment test to check your understanding of our business letters pages.

Are the following statements True or False?

1. With block format, all new paragraphs are indented.

True False

2. In business letters a salutation is generally followed by a comma or a colon.

True False

3. Business letters should be simple and easy to read.

True False

4. It is advisable to wait a day between writing and sending an important letter.

True False

5. The date on a business letter should appear after the salutation.

True False

6. An "Enclosure" note should appear below the typed name of the sender at the end of the letter.

True False

7. The first paragraph of a business letter should be comprised entirely of "small talk".

True False

8. Contact suggestions generally appear in the closing paragraph of the letter.

True False

9. Identifying the audience is one of the first steps in planning a business letter.

True False

10. It is considered standard formatting to include the recipient's address before the salutation in a business letter.

True False

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