Administrative Assistant Test! Trivia Quiz

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Administrative Assistant Test! Trivia Quiz

Do you understand what an administrative assistant does? Do you think you could pass this quiz? An administrative assistant is a person responsible for offering various kinds of governmental assistance. They are typically outgoing people who can converse with all different types of people. They can work with numerous leadership types. Takes this quiz and see how much you understand about being an administrative assistant.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    John or his brother ____________ going to be responsible for this. Select from the list below two or more verbs that make the sentence above grammatically correct.
    • A. 

      Are

    • B. 

      Is

    • C. 

      Were

    • D. 

      Was

    • E. 

      Have

  • 2. 
    Neither of my two suitcases ____________ adequate for this trip. Select from the list below two verbs that make the sentence above grammatically correct.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

    • C. 

      Was

    • D. 

      Were

    • E. 

      Wore

  • 3. 
    What is the result of the operation below: 11.41 - 14.34 = ?
  • 4. 
    Determine x in the following equation:  x - 4 = 10
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      -6

  • 5. 
    Determine x in the following equation: 2x - 4 = 10
    • A. 

      28

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      7

    • E. 

      9

  • 6. 
    Determine x in the following equation:
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      25

    • E. 

      35

  • 7. 
    4/5 is greater than 2/3.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    37 / 256 is greater than 37 / 255.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following keyboard shortcuts enables a user to select the contents of an entire document?
    • A. 

      CTRL+W

    • B. 

      CTRL+L

    • C. 

      CTRL+Q

    • D. 

      CTRL+A

    • E. 

      CTRL+E

  • 10. 
    Which one of the following sets of keys or keyboard shortcuts enables the user to move the cursor to either the end or the beginning of a line with a single keystroke?
    • A. 

      Page Up and Page Down

    • B. 

      CTRL+End and CTRL+Home

    • C. 

      Left Arrow and Right Arrow

    • D. 

      End and Home

    • E. 

      CTRL+Left Arrow and CTRL+Right Arrow

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is the keyboard shortcut for printing?
    • A. 

      CTRL+I

    • B. 

      CTRL+P

    • C. 

      CTRL+O

    • D. 

      F1

    • E. 

      F8

  • 12. 
    Evaluate the following expression and select the correct result: 5-((2+1)-8) = ?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      0

    • E. 

      -5

  • 13. 
    Evaluate the following expression and select the correct result: 5-3*(4-6) = ?
    • A. 

      11

    • B. 

      -6

    • C. 

      -13

    • D. 

      2

    • E. 

      -4

  • 14. 
    Select the correct full quantity if 170% is 1530.
    • A. 

      745

    • B. 

      865

    • C. 

      1040

    • D. 

      915

    • E. 

      900

  • 15. 
    It costs 90 cents for The Striped Toothpaste Company to make, package and ship a tube of toothpaste. The company also has "overhead costs" of $3000 per month. The company sells (at wholesale) cartons of toothpaste at the price of $2.50 per tube. This month, the company sold 5000 tubes of toothpaste. What is this month's profit?
    • A. 

      9000

    • B. 

      8000

    • C. 

      7000

    • D. 

      6000

    • E. 

      5000

  • 16. 
    It seems that they're complaining whenever you and ____________ talk that way. From the choices provided below, select one or more words that would correctly complete the sentence.
    • A. 

      She

    • B. 

      Her

    • C. 

      I

    • D. 

      Him

    • E. 

      He

  • 17. 
    This year Stan wants to paint you and ____________ together. From the choices provided below, select one or more words that would correctly complete the sentence.
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      Me

    • C. 

      Him

    • D. 

      He

    • E. 

      Her

  • 18. 
    Which of the following sentences are punctuated incorrectly?
    • A. 

      Dallas Texas, is her hometown.

    • B. 

      She was born in Dallas, Texas.

    • C. 

      Dallas Texas is her hometown.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Which of the following sentences is punctuated incorrectly?
    • A. 

      He said that "You were correct."

    • B. 

      He said, "You are correct."

    • C. 

      He said that you were correct.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    ________ to the recent incident at the plant, the manager said ________ would have to be some changes.
    • A. 

      Referring, there

    • B. 

      Referring they're

    • C. 

      Refering, they're

    • D. 

      Refering, there

    • E. 

      Refferring, there

  • 21. 
    At one time ________ was a worldwide industry; today it is almost a thing of the ________.
    • A. 

      Whalling, passed

    • B. 

      Whaling, past

    • C. 

      Whailing, passed

    • D. 

      Whalling, past

    • E. 

      Whailing, past

  • 22. 
    Choose the words below that are spelled correctly.
    • A. 

      Belief

    • B. 

      Beleaf

    • C. 

      Believe

    • D. 

      Beleave

    • E. 

      Beleive

  • 23. 
    ____________ bike is that?
    • A. 

      Whose

    • B. 

      Who's

    • C. 

      Wose

    • D. 

      Who'se

    • E. 

      Whos

  • 24. 
    Select the word below that has a different meaning than the others. If they all have similar meanings, select E.
    • A. 

      Philanthropic

    • B. 

      Parsimonious

    • C. 

      Frugal

    • D. 

      Stingy

    • E. 

      All are synonyms or near-synonyms.