Questions on email

Question

One big advantage that people find with the internet is that they can send and receive emails to and from other people.

What button (followed by send) is used to send a copy of a received email to someone else?

  • A = forward
  • B = reply
  • C = back
  • D = reply all

A = forward

Question

When writing an email, contacts can be added from your address book or contact list or their email address can be typed out.

Give two reasons why adding a contact is better than typing out their address.

  1. It's quicker to click add than it is to type out their email address.
  2. There's little chance of making a mistake (unless their address is wrong in your address book/contact list).
Question

Which of the five points below about email are true?:

  1. speed - quick delivery of emails
  2. ability to send exact copies to multiple people at the same time
  3. can include pictures
  4. it's free to send email
  5. can spell check the email
  • 1. speed - quick delivery of emails
  • 2. ability to send exact copies to multiple people at the same time
  • 3. can include pictures
  • 5. can spell check the email
Question

Consider four characteristics of email that may concern some people.

The following are possible answers in no special order:

  1. spam - receiving unwanted junk mail, eg advertisements
  2. easy to make friends over email with strangers - who may not be trustworthy - perhaps after talking in chat rooms.
  3. less personal than a letter or a phone call
  4. can become overloaded by the number of incoming emails - this is a common complaint of office workers
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