MS Desktop Publishing Quiz

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Desktop Publishing Quizzes & Trivia

Desktop publishing is the creation of documents using page layout skills on a computer. The soft wares used include Microsoft Word, Excel and adobe soft wares. The quiz below is the First formatting quiz for 1st year BTA students on MS Desktop publishing, give it a try and test your understanding on the subject.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Text that displays lines that are even at the left and right margins is known as justified.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    An example of a Sans Serif Font is:
    • A. 

      Times New Roman

    • B. 

      Arial

  • 3. 
    Typing in ALL CAPS and SMALL CAPS is the same thing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A superscript will appear above the normal text.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Striking Control & A simultaneously on the keyboard  will:
    • A. 

      Take you to the beginning of the document

    • B. 

      Select the entire document

    • C. 

      Take you to the beginning of the line

  • 6. 
    Most every type of formatting can be done either before or after entering text.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Other than changing the color of the font, name one other attribute that you can change under the Format-Font menu.
    • A. 

      Small Caps

    • B. 

      Superscript

    • C. 

      All Caps

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is the correct abbreviation for the state of Georgia?
    • A. 

      Ga.

    • B. 

      GA

    • C. 

      GA.

    • D. 

      Ga

  • 9. 
    A header/footer when inserted will appear on every page of a document.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    There are 5 ways to align text in a paragraph.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    When a person copies text, the selected text will remain in its original location.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    When keying columns it is necessary to press return at the end of each line.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    If one makes a formatting mistake, the first thing he/she should do to try and fix it is to EDIT and REDO.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    An object can be which of the following?  Please click all that apply.
    • A. 

      Cliparts

    • B. 

      Drop Caps

    • C. 

      Tables

    • D. 

      Symbols

    • E. 

      Auto Shapes

    • F. 

      Word Art

  • 15. 
    It is not possible to size drawn lines once you insert them into a document.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    In desktop publishing, lines are often referred to as "rules".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Drop Caps are usually used to call attention to the first paragraph in a publication.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Double spacing leaves how many blank lines?
    • A. 

      Zero

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 19. 
    One can use the _________________on the computer to look up   _____________________, which are words that have similar meanings.
    • A. 

      Dictionary, homonym

    • B. 

      Dictionary, synonym

    • C. 

      Thesaurus, synonym

    • D. 

      Thesaurus, antonym

  • 20. 
    ____________________________ is when the computer returns to the next line on its own.
    • A. 

      Hard Return

    • B. 

      Word Wrap

    • C. 

      Hitting enter

    • D. 

      Soft Return

  • 21. 
    A Custom border will allow one to put a border on one side.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    A bullet is a dot or symbol that shows a typist when they have hit the enter key.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Under the HOME TAB--Font is what Mrs. Skipper refers to as "One stop shopping".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Why would a person select  the FILE tab and then "Save As" as opposed to just clicking the floppy disk icon? 
    • A. 

      File "save as" will allow one to choose what to name a file.

    • B. 

      File "save as" will allow one to choose where to save a file.

    • C. 

      File " save as" gives more options and it will allow one to both change the name of the file and the location.

  • 25. 
    A symbol can be used as a bullet. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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