Purpose, Content & Structure of Memos


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What is the first section of a memo?

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1. Which section is not an essential component of a memo?

2. What's the best description of the tone for a memo?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A memo is a short informal document that is used for internal communication within an organization and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the form. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the audience, structure and purpose of memos.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Essential sections of a memo
  • Uses of memos
  • Tone of memos

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related writing lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the heading and the discussion
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding memos
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about memo composition

Additional Learning

To learn more about writing, review the accompanying lesson on Purpose, Content & Structure of Memos. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the sections of a memo
  • Understand the purpose and utility of memos
  • Know how to write a memo