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Microsoft Word Pre-test Part 1

24 Questions
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Multiple Choice pre-assessment test of Microsoft Word Skills.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which statement is TRUE about Cut and Copy?
    • A. 

      Cut removes selected text and copy moves selected text.

    • B. 

      They serve the same purpose.

    • C. 

      Cut removes selected text and copy duplicates selected text.

    • D. 

      Cut duplicates selected text and copy removes selected text.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements about tabs is true?
    • A. 

      Tabs can only be changed once in a document

    • B. 

      Left tabs cannot be changed to right tabs

    • C. 

      Tabs must be set every one-half inch

    • D. 

      Tabs can be set as left, right, center, or decimal tabs

  • 3. 
    The purpose of the Search and Replace feature is to:
    • A. 

      Search for text strings and replace with new text strings.

    • B. 

      Search for misspellings.

    • C. 

      Search form words and suggest synonyms and antonyms.

    • D. 

      Search for proper nouns.

  • 4. 
    An advantage of using Print Preview is that it saves:
    • A. 

      Time because it prints faster.

    • B. 

      Paper because you can print on both sides of the paper.

    • C. 

      Time because it eliminates proofreading.

    • D. 

      Time and paper by helping you catch errors before printing a hard copy.

  • 5. 
    The BEST way to put a page number or date at the bottom of each page of a 5-page report is to use the:
    • A. 

      Header

    • B. 

      Footer

    • C. 

      Top margin.

    • D. 

      Bottom margin.

  • 6. 
    The word processing feature that prints text either above the top margin or below the bottom margin on a page is known as:
    • A. 

      Sorting

    • B. 

      Searching

    • C. 

      Spell check

    • D. 

      Header/Footer.

  • 7. 
    If you have overused the word, EXCITING, in an essay, what word processing feature can suggest other words with the same meaning?
    • A. 

      Spell check

    • B. 

      Thesaurus

    • C. 

      Search and Replace

    • D. 

      Help

  • 8. 
    The explanation for the spell check feature highlighting the word, MANTEO, even though it is spelled correctly is:
    • A. 

      Manteo should not be capitalized.

    • B. 

      Manteo is misspelled.

    • C. 

      Manteo is not in the spell check dictionary

    • D. 

      It is searching for a synonym.

  • 9. 
    To quickly move the cursor 3 inches to the right in your document so that you can enter data, you should:
    • A. 

      Use the space bar.

    • B. 

      Use the one-half inch preset tab stops.

    • C. 

      Use the End key.

    • D. 

      Set a tab stop at 3 inches.

  • 10. 
    Which word processing feature allows text to remain in the old position and also be duplicated to a new position in a document?
    • A. 

      Copy and paste.

    • B. 

      Format

    • C. 

      Move

    • D. 

      Cut and paste

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      First line indent.

    • B. 

      Hanging indent.

    • C. 

      Horizonally centered.

    • D. 

      Left aligned text.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following features is NOT an editing feature?
    • A. 

      Cut

    • B. 

      Copy

    • C. 

      Save

    • D. 

      Paste

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Adjust the spacing between characters.

    • B. 

      Align text in columns and to indent lines of text.

    • C. 

      Align text at the left margin.

    • D. 

      Set the right margin.

  • 14. 
    The CUT command differs from the COPY command because the highlighted text is:
    • A. 

      Duplicated

    • B. 

      Erased from its old position.

    • C. 

      Replaced with a synonym.

    • D. 

      Formatted.

  • 15. 
    Which of the following statements about character formatting is true?
    • A. 

      Character formatting refers to the appearance of text on the page

    • B. 

      Character formatting refers to changing the default side margins

    • C. 

      Headers and footers are examples of character formatting

    • D. 

      Printing is an example fo character formatting

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Wordiness

    • B. 

      Page format

    • C. 

      Page layout.

    • D. 

      Word wrap.

  • 17. 
    One of the major advantages of word processing is the ability to:
    • A. 

      Edit documents.

    • B. 

      Exit quickly.

    • C. 

      Read documents.

    • D. 

      Send documents.

  • 18. 
    The character formatting feature that evenly slants text to the right is known as:
    • A. 

      Boldface

    • B. 

      Italics

    • C. 

      Capitalizing

    • D. 

      Underlining

  • 19. 
    The character formatting feature that darkens the appearance of text is called:
    • A. 

      Boldface

    • B. 

      Italics

    • C. 

      Small caps.

    • D. 

      Underlining.

  • 20. 
    The word processing feature that forces every line to end evenly at the right margin is called:
    • A. 

      Right justification

    • B. 

      Left justification.

    • C. 

      Centering

    • D. 

      Left margin.

  • 21. 
    A type design for an entire set of characters is called a:
    • A. 

      Point

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Font

    • D. 

      Text

  • 22. 
    The page margins of a document refer to the:
    • A. 

      Header on each page.

    • B. 

      Page orientation.

    • C. 

      Portrait orientation.

    • D. 

      White space surrounding the page.

  • 23. 
    Line spacing refers to the:
    • A. 

      Vertical spacing between lines of text.

    • B. 

      Horixontal spacing between words.

    • C. 

      Horizontal spacing between characters

    • D. 

      Top and bottom margins.

  • 24. 
    Page format refers to the:
    • A. 

      Location of a file.

    • B. 

      Content of a file.

    • C. 

      Arrangement of text on the page.

    • D. 

      Creation of a new file.