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  • 1. 

    If you wanted to replace "New York City" with "Los Angeles" in a document, which of the following would be the best Word feature to use?

    • A. 

      Delete

    • B. 

      Backspace

    • C. 

      Find and Replace

    • D. 

      Spell and Grammar Check

    Correct Answer
    C. Find and Replace
    Explanation
    The best Word feature to use if you want to replace "New York City" with "Los Angeles" in a document is Find and Replace. This feature allows you to search for specific text and replace it with different text throughout the document. By using Find and Replace, you can easily locate all instances of "New York City" and replace them with "Los Angeles" in just a few clicks.

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  • 2. 

    The default view for a document in Word 2007 is:

    • A. 

      Normal View

    • B. 

      Print Layout View

    • C. 

      Full Screen View

    • D. 

      Outline View

    Correct Answer
    B. Print Layout View
    Explanation
    The default view for a document in Word 2007 is Print Layout View. This view displays the document as it would appear when printed, including margins, headers, footers, and page breaks. It allows users to see the exact layout of the document and make any necessary adjustments before printing. Normal View is a simpler view that does not show page boundaries, while Full Screen View maximizes the document window for distraction-free editing. Outline View is used for organizing and structuring the document's content.

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  • 3. 

    A "Text Box" is used for which of the following:

    • A. 

      Inserting spaces between paragraphs

    • B. 

      Placing images within your document

    • C. 

      Inserting text within a document

    Correct Answer
    C. Inserting text within a document
    Explanation
    A "Text Box" is used for inserting text within a document. This feature allows users to add text in a separate box that can be moved and positioned anywhere in the document. It is commonly used for adding captions, side notes, or highlighting specific information within the document.

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  • 4. 

    The default indent distance in Word is:

    • A. 

      0.5 inches

    • B. 

      1.0 inch

    • C. 

      2.0 inches

    • D. 

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. 0.5 inches
    Explanation
    The default indent distance in Word is 0.5 inches. This means that when you press the Tab key, the cursor will move 0.5 inches to the right. This default setting can be changed by adjusting the paragraph settings in Word.

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  • 5. 

    Numbering your document's pages can be done through which of the following:

    • A. 

      Header and Footer Toolbar

    • B. 

      Bullets and Numbering Dialog Box

    • C. 

      Format Table Dialog Box

    Correct Answer
    A. Header and Footer Toolbar
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Header and Footer Toolbar. This toolbar provides options for customizing the header and footer sections of a document, including the ability to insert page numbers. By using the Header and Footer Toolbar, users can easily add page numbers to their document and have them automatically update as the content changes.

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  • 6. 

    Use "Save As" when you need to do the following:

    • A. 

      Save an editable version of your original document

    • B. 

      Rename your document

    • C. 

      Create a duplicate of your document

    • D. 

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above." The "Save As" function allows users to save an editable version of their original document, rename their document, and create a duplicate of their document. This option is useful when users want to make changes to their document while keeping the original version intact or when they want to create multiple versions of the same document with different names.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following symbols does not appear on a standard keyboard and must be inserted from the "Symbols" dialog box?

    • A. 

      $

    • B. 

      ?

    • C. 

    • D. 

      =

    Correct Answer
    C. ™
    Explanation
    The symbol that does not appear on a standard keyboard and must be inserted from the "Symbols" dialog box is the trademark symbol (™). This symbol is not commonly found on keyboards and requires the use of the symbol dialog box to insert it into a document or text.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following is not a "Tab" option in Word?

    • A. 

      Left Tab

    • B. 

      Hyphen Tab

    • C. 

      Center Tab

    • D. 

      Decimal Tab

    Correct Answer
    B. Hyphen Tab
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Hyphen Tab" because in Microsoft Word, there is no specific "Hyphen Tab" option available. The other options mentioned - Left Tab, Center Tab, and Decimal Tab - are all valid tab options that can be used to align text in a document.

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  • 9. 

    The default alignment for text in a Word document is:

    • A. 

      Centered

    • B. 

      Left-aligned

    • C. 

      Right-aligned

    • D. 

      Justified

    Correct Answer
    B. Left-aligned
    Explanation
    In a Word document, the default alignment for text is left-aligned. This means that the text is aligned along the left margin of the document, creating a straight edge on the right side. Left-aligned text is commonly used in most documents as it provides a clean and organized appearance, making it easier for readers to follow the flow of the text.

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  • 10. 

    True or false:  Templates are pre-formatted documents that Word provides.

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Templates are pre-formatted documents that Word provides. This means that they are ready-made document designs with pre-set formatting, layout, and styles. Users can simply choose a template that suits their needs and start working on their document without having to create it from scratch. Templates save time and effort by providing a starting point for various types of documents such as resumes, letters, reports, and more.

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  • 11. 

    True or false:  Bullets do not exist in Word.

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Bullets do not exist in Word" is false. Word is a word processing software that allows users to create bulleted lists. Bullets are a formatting option in Word that can be used to create organized and visually appealing lists. Users can select the text they want to include in a bulleted list and apply the bullet formatting to it. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the following is the keyboard shortcut keystroke combination for "UNDO"?

    • A. 

      Ctrl + V

    • B. 

      Ctrl + Z

    • C. 

      Ctrl + H

    • D. 

      Ctrl + C

    Correct Answer
    B. Ctrl + Z
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ctrl + Z. This keyboard shortcut combination is commonly used to undo the last action performed. It is a convenient way to revert back to the previous state or to undo any changes made.

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  • 13. 

    What font features are being used in the following words: great job

    • A. 

      Italic Only

    • B. 

      Underline Only

    • C. 

      Italic and Underline

    Correct Answer
    C. Italic and Underline
    Explanation
    The font features being used in the words "great job" are italic and underline. Italic is a slanted version of the regular font style, used to emphasize or highlight certain words or phrases. Underline is a line that is drawn below the text, often used to indicate a hyperlink or to give importance to specific words. In this case, both italic and underline are being used together to emphasize the words "great job".

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  • 14. 

    True or false:  Word automatically inserts non-printing characters into your documents as you type.

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Word automatically inserts non-printing characters into your documents as you type. These non-printing characters include spaces, tabs, paragraph marks, and other formatting marks. These characters help in maintaining the structure and formatting of the document, but they are not visible when the document is printed.

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  • 15. 

    Which of the following appear on the default configuration of the "Quick Access Toolbar" in Word 2007?

    • A. 

      Save, Undo, and Redo

    • B. 

      Open, Close, and Save

    • C. 

      New, Undo, and Open

    • D. 

      Exit, Redo, and Paste

    • E. 

      Copy, Cut, and Save

    Correct Answer
    A. Save, Undo, and Redo
    Explanation
    The default configuration of the "Quick Access Toolbar" in Word 2007 includes the options to Save, Undo, and Redo. These options are commonly used and are placed on the toolbar for easy access, allowing users to quickly save their work, undo previous actions, and redo any changes that were undone.

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  • 16. 

    A user wishes to duplicate some text into a different part of the current document. Which is the correct sequence of events that will do this?

    • A. 

      Select text - CUT - Go to new position in document - PASTE

    • B. 

      COPY - Go to new position in document - CUT

    • C. 

      Select text - COPY - Go to new position in document - PASTE

    Correct Answer
    C. Select text - COPY - Go to new position in document - PASTE
    Explanation
    To duplicate text into a different part of the current document, the correct sequence of events is to first select the text that needs to be duplicated. Then, copy the selected text. After that, go to the new position in the document where the text needs to be duplicated. Finally, paste the copied text at the new position.

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  • 17. 

    What is the keyboard shortcut (button or buttons to be pressed) for Spell Checking a document?

    • A. 

      F7

    • B. 

      F8

    • C. 

      F9

    • D. 

      F10

    Correct Answer
    A. F7
    Explanation
    Pressing the F7 key on the keyboard is the shortcut for Spell Checking a document.

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  • 18. 

    To add a Page Header or Page Footer, what is the correct sequence of menu commands to activate the header / footer editor?

    • A. 

      View - Header and Footer

    • B. 

      Insert - Caption

    • C. 

      Insert - Footnote

    Correct Answer
    A. View - Header and Footer
    Explanation
    To add a Page Header or Page Footer, the correct sequence of menu commands to activate the header/footer editor is to first click on the "View" menu and then select "Header and Footer". This will open the header/footer editor where you can add and customize the header or footer for your document. The options "Insert - Caption" and "Insert - Footnote" are not relevant to this specific task.

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  • 19. 

    Which of these will select ALL the text in a document?

    • A. 

      Clicking three times with the right mouse button in the document

    • B. 

      Using the Edit - Select All menu item

    • C. 

      Using the Tools - Protect Document menu item

    Correct Answer
    B. Using the Edit - Select All menu item
    Explanation
    Clicking on the "Edit - Select All" menu item will select all the text in a document. This option is commonly found in most text editing software and allows users to quickly select all the text in a document with a single click. It is a convenient way to highlight and manipulate all the content in a document, such as copying, deleting, or formatting it.

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  • 20. 

    Which of the following will NOT insert a page break into the document at the current cursor position?

    • A. 

      Using the File - Page Setup menu item

    • B. 

      Pressing CTRL + ENTER on the keyboard

    • C. 

      Using the Insert - Break - Page Break menu item

    Correct Answer
    A. Using the File - Page Setup menu item
    Explanation
    Using the File - Page Setup menu item will not insert a page break into the document at the current cursor position. The Page Setup menu item is used to adjust the settings for the document layout, margins, and paper size, but it does not directly insert a page break. Page breaks are typically inserted using specific commands or shortcuts that are designed for that purpose, such as pressing CTRL + ENTER on the keyboard or using the Insert - Break - Page Break menu item.

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  • 21. 

    Which of the following will insert today's date in a document?

    • A. 

      Using the Insert - Cross Reference menu item

    • B. 

      Dragging the date from the clock on the system taskbar into the document

    • C. 

      Using the Insert - Date and Time menu item

    • D. 

      Right clicking and selecting the Insert Current Date menu item

    Correct Answer
    C. Using the Insert - Date and Time menu item
    Explanation
    To insert today's date in a document, you can use the "Insert - Date and Time" menu item. This option allows you to choose from various date and time formats and automatically inserts the current date into the document.

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  • 22. 

    Which of the following will NOT save your document?

    • A. 

      Clicking on the Save button (floppy disk icon) in the toolbar

    • B. 

      Using the File - Save menu item

    • C. 

      Using the File - Save As menu item

    • D. 

      Using the Tools - Protect Document menu item

    Correct Answer
    D. Using the Tools - Protect Document menu item
  • 23. 

    Which of the following will NOT set highlighted text to BOLD?

    • A. 

      Pressing CTRL + B on the keyboard

    • B. 

      Pressing the Font Color button on the toolbar

    • C. 

      Right clicking and using the Font menu item to set the Font Style

    Correct Answer
    B. Pressing the Font Color button on the toolbar
    Explanation
    Pressing the Font Color button on the toolbar will not set highlighted text to BOLD. The Font Color button is specifically used to change the color of the text, not the style. To set the text to bold, one would need to use the CTRL + B keyboard shortcut or use the Font menu item after right-clicking on the text.

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  • 24. 

    It is impossible to insert an image from a file into a Word document.

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is false because it is indeed possible to insert an image from a file into a Word document. In Word, there is an option to insert an image where you can browse and select an image file from your computer to be inserted into the document.

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  • 25. 

    You cannot open more than one document at a time in Word

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is false because in Microsoft Word, you can open multiple documents simultaneously. Word allows users to open multiple documents in separate windows or in the same window using tabs. This feature enables users to work on different documents at the same time without having to close or save one document before opening another.

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  • 26. 

    In order to email a Word document from within Word, which would you do?

    • A. 

      File, Save & Send, Send using E-Mail, Send as Attachment

    • B. 

      Save the file as an email attachment

    • C. 

      Start Outlook and attach the file while open in Word

    • D. 

      This is an impossible operation

    Correct Answer
    A. File, Save & Send, Send using E-Mail, Send as Attachment
    Explanation
    To email a Word document from within Word, you would go to the "File" tab, then select "Save & Send". From there, you would choose "Send using E-Mail" and then select "Send as Attachment". This option allows you to directly send the Word document as an attachment through your email client.

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  • 27. 

    Which Microsoft Word feature allows you to create individual form letters?

    • A. 

      Envelopes and Labels

    • B. 

      Macro

    • C. 

      Mail Merge

    • D. 

      AutoText

    Correct Answer
    C. Mail Merge
    Explanation
    Mail Merge is the correct answer because it is a Microsoft Word feature that allows users to create individual form letters. With Mail Merge, users can personalize and send mass mailings by merging a main document with a data source, such as a spreadsheet or a database. This feature is commonly used for creating personalized letters, labels, envelopes, and other documents that require individualized information for each recipient.

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  • 28. 

    Which Microsoft Word menu options allow you to add new items to Toolbars?

    • A. 

      Tools, Customize

    • B. 

      Right-click on Ribbon, Customize Quick Access Toolbar

    • C. 

      Tools, Templates and Add-Ins

    • D. 

      Format, AutoFormat

    Correct Answer
    B. Right-click on Ribbon, Customize Quick Access Toolbar
    Explanation
    Right-clicking on the Ribbon allows you to access the customization options for the Quick Access Toolbar. This toolbar can be customized by adding new items to it, such as frequently used commands or macros.

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  • 29. 

    Which keystroke will take you at the beginning or the end of a long document?

    • A. 

      Ctrl+PageUp and Ctrl+PageDown

    • B. 

      Shift+Home and Shift+End

    • C. 

      Ctrl+Home and Ctrl+End

    • D. 

      The only way is by using the right scroll bar

    Correct Answer
    C. Ctrl+Home and Ctrl+End
    Explanation
    Ctrl+Home and Ctrl+End are the keystrokes that will take you to the beginning or the end of a long document. Ctrl+Home will take you to the top of the document, while Ctrl+End will take you to the bottom of the document. These shortcuts are commonly used in word processing programs and text editors to quickly navigate to the beginning or end of a document without scrolling.

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  • 30. 

    Which function will allow you to automatically substitute a segment of text with a different segment of text, whether in individual instances or all at once?

    • A. 

      Find

    • B. 

      Replace

    • C. 

      Cut

    • D. 

      Ctrl+Left-Click

    Correct Answer
    B. Replace
    Explanation
    The function that allows you to automatically substitute a segment of text with a different segment of text, whether in individual instances or all at once, is "Replace". This function is commonly found in text editing software and allows users to search for a specific segment of text and replace it with another segment of text. It is a useful tool for making quick and efficient changes to a document or text.

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