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Telephone Etiquette

Subject : soft-skills
  • Answer 19 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Your ability to convey knowledge and courtesy

2. The date and time - the caller full name - the companys name and caller dept and phone number

3. On the first ring if possible but not more than the 3rd

4. The hearer

5. The first person to answer the telephone

6. Defined as the practices and forms prescribed by convention or by authority

7. Since you and the caller are in different areas is it critically important that you know your callers' name

8. Your ability to show you care

9. Greeting - Identification - and Solicitation

10. Indicates that the message has been heard and understood

11. You deliver what you promised

12. When putting callers on hold

13. What surrounds the communication process

14. The way the message will travel between sender and receiver

15. The appearance of the physical facilites & equipment - especially yourself

16. Person with a message

17. The Ws - Who - What - When - Where - Why and How

18. Your ability to help the caller

19. Your tone of voice - Some basic telephone manners - Speaking on the level of the caller - Controlling the conversation - Making the proper verbal of response.