Computer Essentials Final Exam Practice Spring 2016

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Computer Essentials Final Exam Practice Spring 2016 - Quiz

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  • 1. 
    ________________ allows you to point to a gallery choice and see its effect in the document.
    • A. 

      None of the above

    • B. 

      Live Preview

    • C. 

      Quick Access Preview

    • D. 

      Active tab

  • 2. 
    ______________ displays small or thumbnail versions of all your slides, arranged in horizontal rows to make it easier to rearrange slides.
    • A. 

      Notes pages view

    • B. 

      Slide sorter view

    • C. 

      Outline view

    • D. 

      Normal view

  • 3. 
    _________________ are visual effects applied to individual items such as graphics or bullet points.
    • A. 

      Slide transitions

    • B. 

      Custom animation

    • C. 

      Hyperlinks

    • D. 

      Custom layouts

  • 4. 
    These are things that visual aids can do except:
    • A. 

      Improve communication effectiveness

    • B. 

      Improve audience's perceptions of the presenter

    • C. 

      Improve the speaker's confidence

    • D. 

      Improve the speaker's articulation of words

  • 5. 
    These are all rules to follow when formatting text on a slide except:
    • A. 

      Be sure to use dark fonts on dark backgrounds

    • B. 

      Avoid using all capital letters on bullet points

    • C. 

      Avoid text with a font size less than 24 point

    • D. 

      Make careful colorful choices

  • 6. 
    An icon is an on-screen picture that represents an object or program.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    You want to change the color of a triangle on your document.  What tool would you use?
    • A. 

      Shape fill

    • B. 

      Font color

    • C. 

      Line color

  • 8. 
    In Word, what are the default margin settings?
    • A. 

      .5"

    • B. 

      1"

    • C. 

      1.5"

    • D. 

      2.0"

  • 9. 
    To create a newsletter, what program or programs would you use?
    • A. 

      PowerPoint

    • B. 

      Word

    • C. 

      Publisher

    • D. 

      Word or Publisher

  • 10. 
    Which kind of program would you use to create a chart or graph?
    • A. 

      Spreadsheet

    • B. 

      Word processing

    • C. 

      Database

    • D. 

      Internet browser

  • 11. 
    In Word, which menu tab from the Ribbon would you choose to check the spelling of words?
    • A. 

      Review

    • B. 

      Page Layout

    • C. 

      Formulas

    • D. 

      References

  • 12. 
    Which device is an input device?
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Speaker

    • C. 

      Monitor

  • 13. 
    How are columns designated in Excel?
    • A. 

      Numbers

    • B. 

      Letters

    • C. 

      Triangles

    • D. 

      Circles

  • 14. 
    CPU means
    • A. 

      Central Processing Unit

    • B. 

      Controlled Program Utilization

    • C. 

      Computer Programming Unit

    • D. 

      Computer Processing Unit

  • 15. 
    In a spreadsheet formula which symbol is used to multiply?
    • A. 

      Equal sign =

    • B. 

      Addition sign +

    • C. 

      Asterisk *

    • D. 

      Forward slash /

  • 16. 
    Where do you go to stop a non-responding application?
    • A. 

      Display Properties Dialog Box

    • B. 

      Task Manager

    • C. 

      Power On System Test

    • D. 

      System Properties Dialog Box

  • 17. 
    The hard drive is
    • A. 

      Drive A

    • B. 

      Drive B

    • C. 

      Drive C

    • D. 

      Drive D

  • 18. 
    When you are using a PC, you are using a
    • A. 

      Programmable console

    • B. 

      Powered calculating machine

    • C. 

      Personal computer

    • D. 

      Processing contraption

  • 19. 
    A formula in Excel must always start with
    • A. 

      A bracket

    • B. 

      A capital letter

    • C. 

      A plus sign

    • D. 

      An equals sign

  • 20. 
    If a cell shows #######, it means that
    • A. 

      Your formula has a syntax error

    • B. 

      The function has the wrong sign

    • C. 

      The column is too narrow to show all the digits of the number

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 21. 
    Excel opens a new workbook with __________ worksheets
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 22. 
    In Word, to move to the end of a line, press the ______ key.
    • A. 

      CTRL + HOME

    • B. 

      RIGHT ARROW

    • C. 

      PAGE DOWN

    • D. 

      END

  • 23. 
    When arranging paragraphs in alphabetical, numerical, or date order based on the first character of each paragraph, it is called ___________.
    • A. 

      Formatting

    • B. 

      Dimensioning

    • C. 

      Ordering

    • D. 

      Sorting

  • 24. 
    In PowerPoint, a presentation is also called a _________
    • A. 

      Preview

    • B. 

      Gallery

    • C. 

      Slide show

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    In PowerPoint, the ____________ introduces the presentation to the audience.
    • A. 

      Title slide

    • B. 

      Home page

    • C. 

      Active tab

    • D. 

      None of the above

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