5th Grade Computer Assessment

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  • 1. 

    In Microsoft Word and PowerPoint there is an area at the top of the window that has tabs with groups of commands.  What is this called?

    • A.

      Menu

    • B.

      The Ribbon

    • C.

      Office Helper

    • D.

      Start Button

    Correct Answer
    B. The Ribbon
    Explanation
    The Ribbon is the correct answer. In Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, the Ribbon is the area at the top of the window that contains tabs with groups of commands. It is a user interface element that organizes and displays various tools and options, making it easier for users to access and use different features and functions within the software.

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  • 2. 

    In Microsoft Word and PowerPoint where do you go to save and print?

    • A.

      Start

    • B.

      Home

    • C.

      File

    • D.

      Page Layout

    Correct Answer
    C. File
    Explanation
    In Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, the "File" tab is where you go to save and print. This tab contains various options related to managing the file, including saving it to a specific location on your computer or network, printing it, and accessing other file-related functions such as sharing, exporting, or protecting the document. By clicking on the "File" tab, users can access the necessary commands to save their work and print it when needed.

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  • 3. 

    In Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, what command tab do you go to when you want to add a picture or clip art to your document or presentation?

    • A.

      Home

    • B.

      Insert

    • C.

      Design

    • D.

      Page Layout

    Correct Answer
    B. Insert
    Explanation
    In Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, the command tab you go to when you want to add a picture or clip art to your document or presentation is the "Insert" tab. This tab contains various options for inserting different types of objects, such as pictures, shapes, charts, and clip art. By selecting the "Insert" tab, you can easily add visual elements to enhance your document or presentation.

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  • 4. 

    In PowerPoint, which command tab do you go to find the colored designs?

    • A.

      Home

    • B.

      Insert

    • C.

      Design

    • D.

      Animations

    Correct Answer
    C. Design
    Explanation
    To find the colored designs in PowerPoint, you would go to the "Design" command tab. This tab contains various options and templates for designing the slides, including pre-designed color schemes and themes. By selecting the "Design" tab, users can easily access and apply different colored designs to their PowerPoint presentations.

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  • 5. 

    In Word, when you enter clip art or pictures, does a box appear around the image that allows you to format the picture?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    When entering clip art or pictures in Word, a box appears around the image that allows you to format the picture. This box is known as the "picture border" and it enables users to adjust the size, position, and other formatting options for the inserted image. By selecting the image and accessing the "Format" tab, users can further customize the appearance of the picture using various tools and options.

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  • 6. 

    In Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, which tab allows you to check your spelling and grammar?

    • A.

      Review tab

    • B.

      Insert tab

    • C.

      Animation tab

    • D.

      Design tab

    Correct Answer
    A. Review tab
    Explanation
    The Review tab in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint allows you to check your spelling and grammar. This tab provides various tools and options for proofreading and editing your document or presentation. It includes features such as the Spelling & Grammar checker, Thesaurus, and Word Count. By clicking on the Review tab, you can access these tools and ensure that your content is free from spelling and grammar errors.

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  • 7. 

    To find and load a file that has been saved in Microsoft Word

    • A.

      Select the close command

    • B.

      Select the new command

    • C.

      Select the save command

    • D.

      Select the open command

    Correct Answer
    D. Select the open command
    Explanation
    The correct answer is to select the open command. This is because the open command allows you to browse your computer's files and select the specific file you want to open in Microsoft Word. By selecting the open command, you can locate and load the saved file into the Word program for viewing and editing.

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  • 8. 

    The screen scroll bar is used to:

    • A.

      Add text

    • B.

      Close the page

    • C.

      Change the orientation

    • D.

      Bring hidden parts of the document into view

    Correct Answer
    D. Bring hidden parts of the document into view
    Explanation
    The screen scroll bar is used to bring hidden parts of the document into view. It allows the user to navigate through a document or webpage that is longer or wider than the visible area on the screen. By dragging the scroll bar, the user can move up, down, left, or right to view different parts of the content that are not initially visible. This feature is especially useful when dealing with lengthy documents or webpages that cannot fit entirely on the screen.

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  • 9. 

    The proper way to exit Word or PowerPoint is to:

    • A.

      Select the new command

    • B.

      Select the exit command

    • C.

      Turn the computer off

    • D.

      Press escape

    Correct Answer
    B. Select the exit command
    Explanation
    To properly exit Word or PowerPoint, the recommended method is to select the exit command. This command ensures that any unsaved changes are prompted to be saved before closing the program. Selecting the new command would create a new document or presentation, not exit the program. Turning the computer off is a drastic and unnecessary step to exit the program. Pressing escape may close certain windows or dialogs, but it does not guarantee a proper and safe exit from the program.

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  • 10. 

    Word wrap is:

    • A.

      When a word is deleted because it is too long

    • B.

      When the typist presses enter to go to the next line

    • C.

      When Microsoft Word automatically moves a word to the next line when at the end of the line

    • D.

      When Word hyphenates a word

    Correct Answer
    C. When Microsoft Word automatically moves a word to the next line when at the end of the line
    Explanation
    Word wrap is the feature in Microsoft Word that automatically moves a word to the next line when it reaches the end of the current line. This ensures that the text remains within the margins and does not extend beyond the visible area. It helps in maintaining the readability and formatting of the document by automatically adjusting the line breaks.

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  • 11. 

    A word processing program is:

    • A.

      An application

    • B.

      A powerful tool for editing documents

    • C.

      A powerful tool for changing the look of a document

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    A word processing program is an application that serves as a powerful tool for editing documents and changing the look of a document. It encompasses all of these functions, making it a versatile tool for creating and modifying text-based documents.

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  • 12. 

    A character or letter can be erased by pressing:

    • A.

      The Enter key

    • B.

      The Shift key

    • C.

      The Backspace key

    • D.

      The Escape key

    Correct Answer
    C. The Backspace key
    Explanation
    The Backspace key is used to erase characters or letters. When pressed, it deletes the character to the left of the cursor in a text document or any input field. This key is commonly used to correct typing errors or remove unwanted characters.

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  • 13. 

    To insert a word into the middle of a sentence:

    • A.

      Move the cursor to the desired location in the sentence and type the new word

    • B.

      Click cancel and then start typing

    • C.

      Retype the whole sentence

    • D.

      Move the cursor to the beginning of the document

    Correct Answer
    A. Move the cursor to the desired location in the sentence and type the new word
    Explanation
    To insert a word into the middle of a sentence, you need to move the cursor to the desired location in the sentence and type the new word. This allows you to place the word exactly where you want it without having to retype the whole sentence or move the cursor to the beginning of the document. Clicking cancel and then starting typing would not insert the word at the desired location.

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  • 14. 

    In Microsoft Excel, cells going vertically in a spreadsheet are called:

    • A.

      Rows

    • B.

      Columns

    • C.

      Cells

    • D.

      Boxes

    Correct Answer
    B. Columns
    Explanation
    In Microsoft Excel, cells going vertically in a spreadsheet are called columns. Columns are used to organize and categorize data in a spreadsheet. They are represented by letters at the top of the spreadsheet, such as A, B, C, etc. Each column contains multiple cells, which are the individual units where data can be entered or displayed.

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  • 15. 

    Everything you put online is private. True or False?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Everything you put online is private" is false. When you put something online, it is accessible to various parties such as the platform itself, advertisers, and potentially hackers. Additionally, even if you set privacy settings, there is still a risk of your information being shared or leaked. Therefore, it is important to be cautious about what you share online and take steps to protect your privacy.

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  • 16. 

    Everything you see online is true.  True or False?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Everything you see online is true" is false. The internet is filled with a vast amount of information, and not all of it is accurate or reliable. It is important to critically evaluate the sources and information found online to determine their credibility. Misinformation, fake news, and biased content are prevalent online, making it necessary for individuals to exercise caution and verify the information they come across.

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  • 17. 

    If an online friend wants to meet with you, you should:

    • A.

      Ask where to meet

    • B.

      Meet him or her alone

    • C.

      Tell a trusted adult

    • D.

      Give them your address

    Correct Answer
    C. Tell a trusted adult
    Explanation
    When an online friend wants to meet with you, it is important to prioritize your safety. Telling a trusted adult is the correct answer because they can provide guidance and help ensure your well-being. Meeting someone from the internet alone can be dangerous, as their intentions may not be clear. Asking where to meet or giving them your address can also put you at risk. By involving a trusted adult, you can make a more informed decision and take necessary precautions to protect yourself.

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  • 18. 

    What type of information should be kept secret when you are on the computer?

    • A.

      Name

    • B.

      Address

    • C.

      Phone number

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the above information, including name, address, and phone number, should be kept secret when you are on the computer. This is because sharing such personal information online can make you vulnerable to identity theft, fraud, and other cybercrimes. It is important to protect your personal information and only share it with trusted sources or when necessary.

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  • 19. 

    Netiquette means:

    • A.

      Using good online manners

    • B.

      A chat room

    • C.

      An email program

    • D.

      A website ad

    Correct Answer
    A. Using good online manners
    Explanation
    Netiquette refers to the proper and respectful behavior one should exhibit while using the internet or engaging in online communication. It involves following certain guidelines and norms to ensure a positive and respectful online environment. This includes being polite, using appropriate language, refraining from offensive or harmful behavior, and respecting others' privacy and opinions. Netiquette helps to foster a positive online community and promotes effective communication and collaboration.

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  • 20. 

    What are the following toolbar buttons used for B, I, U?

    • A.

      Black, Italic, Underscore

    • B.

      Blue, Indigo, Urgent

    • C.

      Bold, Italics, Underline

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Bold, Italics, Underline
    Explanation
    The toolbar buttons B, I, U are used for Bold, Italics, and Underline formatting respectively. These buttons allow users to apply these formatting styles to text in documents or text editors.

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  • 21. 

    In Microsoft Publisher, a sample publication that provides a model that you can follow to create your own publication is called:

    • A.

      A sample

    • B.

      A copy

    • C.

      A template

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. A template
    Explanation
    A template in Microsoft Publisher is a pre-designed sample publication that serves as a model for creating your own publication. It provides a structure and layout that you can follow and customize according to your needs. Templates are designed to save time and effort by providing a starting point for creating professional-looking publications.

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  • 22. 

    The best Microsoft Office program to create an advertisement, newspaper, business card, or restaurant menu would be:

    • A.

      Microsoft Publisher

    • B.

      Microsoft Excel

    • C.

      Microsoft PowerPoint

    • D.

      Microsoft Word

    Correct Answer
    A. Microsoft Publisher
    Explanation
    Microsoft Publisher would be the best Microsoft Office program to create an advertisement, newspaper, business card, or restaurant menu because it is specifically designed for creating and designing various types of publications. It offers a wide range of templates, fonts, and formatting options that are suitable for creating professional-looking documents. Publisher also allows for easy customization and editing, making it an ideal choice for creating visually appealing and well-designed materials for advertising, printing, and marketing purposes.

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  • 23. 

    A picture in PowerPoint that moves is called:

    • A.

      A sound

    • B.

      An animation

    • C.

      An animal

    • D.

      A bullet

    Correct Answer
    B. An animation
    Explanation
    An animation in PowerPoint refers to a picture or object that has been given motion or movement. It is a visual effect that can be added to enhance presentations and make them more engaging. Unlike a sound, which is an audio element, or an animal, which is a living creature, an animation specifically pertains to the movement of a picture or object within a PowerPoint slide. A bullet, on the other hand, is a term used to describe a point or item in a list.

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  • 24. 

    In Microsoft Excel, a table used to store various types of data is called:

    • A.

      A text box

    • B.

      A fax

    • C.

      A spreadsheet

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. A spreadsheet
    Explanation
    A table used to store various types of data in Microsoft Excel is called a spreadsheet. This is because Excel is a powerful tool for organizing and analyzing data in a tabular format. Spreadsheets allow users to input and manipulate data, perform calculations, create charts, and much more. Text boxes and faxes are not relevant to this context, so the correct answer is a spreadsheet.

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  • 25. 

    In Microsoft Excel, A1 refers to a:

    • A.

      Label

    • B.

      Picture

    • C.

      Box

    • D.

      Cell

    Correct Answer
    D. Cell
    Explanation
    In Microsoft Excel, A1 refers to a cell. In Excel, cells are the basic building blocks of a worksheet and are identified by a combination of a letter and a number. The letter represents the column and the number represents the row. A1 specifically refers to the cell in the first column and first row of the worksheet. Cells are used to store and manipulate data in Excel, making them an essential component of any spreadsheet.

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  • 26. 

    Plagiarism is:

    • A.

      Quoting a source and giving proper credit

    • B.

      Writing another person's ideas in your own words

    • C.

      Using a source without giving credit to the author

    • D.

      A special invitation to a protected website

    Correct Answer
    C. Using a source without giving credit to the author
    Explanation
    Plagiarism refers to the act of using someone else's work or ideas without acknowledging or giving credit to the original author. This can include copying and pasting text directly from a source without proper citation or paraphrasing someone else's ideas without providing attribution. The act of quoting a source and giving proper credit is not considered plagiarism, as it involves acknowledging the original author. Similarly, writing another person's ideas in your own words, known as paraphrasing, is also not considered plagiarism as long as proper credit is given.

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  • 27. 

    When using information from a website for a school project, the best question to ask yourself is:

    • A.

      Can I order products from this site?

    • B.

      Are these pictures, graphs, and charts colorful enough?

    • C.

      Is this site cool?

    • D.

      Who is the author of this information adn is it accurate?

    Correct Answer
    D. Who is the author of this information adn is it accurate?
    Explanation
    The best question to ask when using information from a website for a school project is "Who is the author of this information and is it accurate?" This is because it is important to know the source of the information and whether it is reliable and trustworthy. The credibility and expertise of the author can greatly impact the validity of the information, so it is crucial to evaluate the author's credentials and qualifications. Additionally, verifying the accuracy of the information ensures that the content used in the project is reliable and factual.

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  • 28. 

    Before using information, you should check to see if it is:

    • A.

      Also in your textbook.

    • B.

      Up-to-date, accurate, a fact, or an opinion.

    • C.

      Funny and makes you laugh.

    • D.

      Available in videotape.

    Correct Answer
    B. Up-to-date, accurate, a fact, or an opinion.
    Explanation
    Before using information, it is important to check if it is up-to-date, accurate, a fact, or an opinion. This is because using outdated information can lead to incorrect conclusions or decisions. Accuracy ensures that the information is reliable and trustworthy. Additionally, distinguishing between facts and opinions is crucial as facts are based on evidence and can be verified, while opinions are subjective and based on personal beliefs or preferences. Therefore, considering these factors helps in ensuring the credibility and reliability of the information being used.

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  • 29. 

    Another word for a website's URL is:

    • A.

      Place in the library

    • B.

      Mascot

    • C.

      Publisher

    • D.

      Address

    Correct Answer
    D. Address
    Explanation
    The term "address" is used as another word for a website's URL. This is because the URL serves as the unique identifier or location of a website on the internet. It is similar to a physical address that helps users navigate and access specific websites. Just like an address helps you find a specific location, a URL helps you find and access a specific website on the internet.

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  • 30. 

    Copyright provides ownership to the creator over a piece of written, audio, video, or artistic work.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Copyright is a legal concept that grants exclusive rights to the creator of an original work, such as a piece of writing, music, video, or artwork. These rights include the right to reproduce, distribute, display, and perform the work, as well as the right to create derivative works based on the original. By granting ownership, copyright protects the creator's intellectual property and allows them to control how their work is used and monetized. Therefore, the statement "Copyright provides ownership to the creator over a piece of written, audio, video, or artistic work" is true.

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  • 31. 

    What is a link?

    • A.

      Words or images that direct you to another web page when clicked.

    • B.

      A connection to the Internet.

    • C.

      Software that allows a user to browse web pages.

    • D.

      An icon.

    Correct Answer
    A. Words or images that direct you to another web page when clicked.
    Explanation
    A link refers to words or images that, when clicked, direct the user to another web page. This is the most accurate definition among the options provided. The other options do not fully capture the concept of a link. A connection to the Internet is a broader term that encompasses various means of accessing online content, while software that allows browsing web pages refers to a web browser rather than specifically a link. An icon, on the other hand, is a visual representation of an application or function, but it does not necessarily imply a direct connection to another web page.

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  • 32. 

    It is impolite to type an email in all capital letters because that is the same as:

    • A.

      Telling a lie

    • B.

      Shouting

    • C.

      Cursing

    • D.

      Making fun of someone

    Correct Answer
    B. Shouting
    Explanation
    Typing an email in all capital letters is considered impolite because it is equivalent to shouting. When someone writes in all caps, it gives the impression that they are raising their voice and being aggressive or confrontational. It can also be interpreted as lacking proper etiquette and being disrespectful towards the recipient. Therefore, the correct answer is shouting.

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  • 33. 

    Log off when you leave a computer.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is important to log off when leaving a computer to ensure the security of personal information and prevent unauthorized access. By logging off, all active sessions and user data are terminated, reducing the risk of someone else accessing sensitive data or making unauthorized changes. This practice is especially crucial in shared or public computer environments where multiple users may have access to the same device. Logging off also helps to maintain system performance by freeing up resources and preventing unnecessary background processes from running.

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  • 34. 

    It is OK to share your password with your best friend because they won't tell anyone else.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Sharing your password with anyone, even your best friend, is not recommended. While you may trust your best friend not to share it with anyone else, there is always a risk of their account being compromised or them accidentally revealing it. It is best to keep your password confidential to protect your personal information and maintain the security of your online accounts.

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  • 35. 

    What is a web browser?

    • A.

      A software application for retrieving and presenting information resources on the World Wide Web.

    • B.

      A search engine.

    • C.

      The Internet.

    • D.

      Software for creating web pages.

    Correct Answer
    A. A software application for retrieving and presenting information resources on the World Wide Web.
    Explanation
    A web browser is a software application that allows users to access and view information resources on the World Wide Web. It retrieves and presents web pages, images, videos, and other content from websites. Users can navigate through different websites by typing in URLs or using hyperlinks. Web browsers also provide features like bookmarks, history, and tabbed browsing to enhance the user experience. Overall, a web browser acts as a gateway for users to explore and interact with the vast amount of information available on the internet.

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