Cover Letter Quiz You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on the Your Cover Letter page in our Business English section on Resumes and Cover Letters. 1. A cover letter or covering letter can also be called a resume or CV a CV sales letter a letter of application a) a resume or CV b) a CV sales letter c) a letter of application 2. Job applicants must send a cover letter _______ sending their resume. before when after a) before b) when c) after 3. A cover letter should be clear and concise friendly and funny long and detailed a) clear and concise b) friendly and funny c) long and detailed 4. If a cover letter is poorly-written, most employers will _______ the applicant. forgive reject contact a) forgive b) reject c) contact 5. Which date format is best for a cover letter? October 9, 2020 9/10/20 10/9/20 a) October 9, 2020 b) 9/10/20 c) 10/9/20 6. Your name should be _______ of the letter. at the top in the middle at the bottom a) at the top b) in the middle c) at the bottom 7. Which topic isn't normally mentioned in a cover letter? the position the salary the company a) the position b) the salary c) the company 8. Your cover letter should explain how much you will _______ the company. benefit charge disrupt a) benefit b) charge c) disrupt 9. Cover letters often begin with the applicant explaining how they began their education spend their free time found out about the job a) began their education b) spend their free time c) found out about the job 10. Your cover letter can summarize a key selling point such as your work history medical history relevant experience a) work history b) medical history c) relevant experience Your score is: Correct answers: Contributor: Matt Errey. Matt is the author of several books including 1000 Phrasal Verbs in Context and Common English Idioms for learners, and Matt's ESL Games and Quizzes for teachers. He is also creator of WORD UP, the world's #1 EFL board game.