Basic Word I & II Quiz

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Microsoft Word Quizzes & Trivia

The following quiz will be utilized to determine your level of knowledge of information covered in the Basic Word I & II workshop taken at Michigan Works!.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which element of the Word program window shows the settings for the left and right document margins?

    • A.

      Formatting Toolbar

    • B.

      Status Bar

    • C.

      Horizontal Ruler

    • D.

      Getting Started Task Pane

    Correct Answer
    C. Horizontal Ruler
    Explanation
    The horizontal ruler in the Word program window displays the settings for the left and right document margins. It provides a visual representation of the margins and allows the user to adjust them by dragging the markers on the ruler. This feature helps in aligning and formatting the text and objects within the document according to the specified margin settings.

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  • 2. 

    What is the function of the Exit command on the File menu?

    • A.

      To close the current document without saving changes.

    • B.

      To close all open documents and the Word program window.

    • C.

      To save changes to and close the current document.

    • D.

      To close all open programs.

    Correct Answer
    B. To close all open documents and the Word program window.
    Explanation
    The Exit command on the File menu is used to close all open documents and the Word program window. This means that when you select the Exit command, it will not only close the current document without saving changes, but also close any other open documents and the Word program window itself. This is a convenient way to quickly exit the Word program and ensure that all documents are closed.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following statements is not true?

    • A.

      The last item cut or copied from a document is stored on the system Clipboard.

    • B.

      You can view the contents of the Office Clipboard.

    • C.

      When you move text by dragging it, a copy of the text you move is stored on the system Clipboard.

    • D.

      The Office Clipboard can hold more than one item.

    Correct Answer
    C. When you move text by dragging it, a copy of the text you move is stored on the system Clipboard.
    Explanation
    When you move text by dragging it, a copy of the text you move is not stored on the system Clipboard.

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  • 4. 

    Which Word feature corrects errors as you type?

    • A.

      Thesaurus

    • B.

      AutoCorrect

    • C.

      Spelling and Grammar

    • D.

      Undo and Redo

    Correct Answer
    B. AutoCorrect
    Explanation
    AutoCorrect is the correct answer because it is a Word feature that automatically corrects errors as you type. It detects common spelling and grammar mistakes and replaces them with the correct word or phrase. This feature helps to improve the accuracy and efficiency of your writing by fixing errors on the go without the need for manual intervention.

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  • 5. 

    What is Arial?

    • A.

      A style

    • B.

      A Character Format

    • C.

      A Text Effect

    • D.

      A Font

    Correct Answer
    D. A Font
    Explanation
    Arial is a typeface or font that is widely used in design and typography. It is a sans-serif font, meaning it does not have small decorative lines at the ends of characters. Arial is known for its clean and modern look, making it suitable for a variety of applications such as print and digital media. It is often used for body text in documents, presentations, and websites due to its readability and versatility.

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  • 6. 

    Which command would you use to apply color behind a paragraph?

    • A.

      Background

    • B.

      Styles and Formatting

    • C.

      Borders and Shading

    • D.

      Paragraph

    Correct Answer
    C. Borders and Shading
    Explanation
    To apply color behind a paragraph, you would use the "Borders and Shading" command. This command allows you to add various formatting options, including applying a background color to a paragraph. By selecting the "Borders and Shading" option, you can easily customize the appearance of the paragraph by choosing the desired color for the background.

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  • 7. 

    Which type of break do you insert if you want to force text to begin on the next page?

    • A.

      Text Wrapping Break

    • B.

      Manual Page Break

    • C.

      Automatic Page Break

    • D.

      Continuous Section Break

    Correct Answer
    B. Manual Page Break
    Explanation
    A manual page break is inserted when you want to force text to begin on the next page. This break allows you to control the layout of your document and ensure that specific content starts on a new page. By inserting a manual page break, you can separate sections, chapters, or any other content that you want to appear on a fresh page.

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  • 8. 

    This is text or graphics that appear at the top of every page:

    • A.

      Field

    • B.

      Footer

    • C.

      Header

    • D.

      Margin

    Correct Answer
    C. Header
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Header" because the header is the text or graphics that appear at the top of every page. It typically contains important information such as the title, logo, and page numbers. The header is a consistent element that helps users navigate through the document and provides context for the content below.

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  • 9. 

    This provides access to Word commands.

    • A.

      Office Assistant

    • B.

      Menu Bar

    • C.

      Normal View

    • D.

      Status Bar

    Correct Answer
    B. Menu Bar
    Explanation
    The menu bar in Microsoft Word provides access to various commands and features. It contains a series of drop-down menus such as File, Edit, View, Insert, Format, etc. These menus contain options to perform tasks like saving a document, formatting text, inserting images, and many more. By clicking on the desired menu, users can access a wide range of functions and settings to customize their documents. Therefore, the menu bar is an essential tool in Word for navigating and utilizing its features effectively.

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  • 10. 

    This command is used to insert text stored on the Clipboard into a document.

    • A.

      Office Clipboard

    • B.

      Replace

    • C.

      Paste

    • D.

      System Clipboard

    Correct Answer
    C. Paste
    Explanation
    The command "Paste" is used to insert text stored on the Clipboard into a document. This allows the user to easily transfer information from one location to another within the document or between different documents. The Clipboard acts as a temporary storage area where text or other content can be copied or cut from one place and then pasted into another. By selecting the "Paste" command, the text that is currently stored on the Clipboard will be inserted at the cursor's position in the document.

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