Business And Computer Keyboarding Quiz

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Objective (MC) test on concepts learned during the one-semester Computer Keyboarding course: keyboarding, business documents, proofreading, number and capitalization rules


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When calculating keyboarding speed, net words a minute refers to:
    • A. 

      Total keystrokes

    • B. 

      Total words - total errors

    • C. 

      Total errors per minute

    • D. 

      Total words + allowable errors

  • 2. 
    How do the first four lines of a memo apper?
    • A. 

      TO, FROM, SUBJECT, DATE

    • B. 

      DATE, SUBJECT, TO, FROM

    • C. 

      TO, FROM, DATE, SUBJECT

    • D. 

      They can be in any order

  • 3. 
    Where is the title of an Unbound report keyed?
    • A. 

      At the left margin

    • B. 

      Centered

    • C. 

      In mixed upper/lowercase

    • D. 

      Underlined

  • 4. 
    In an Unbound report, where do the page numbers appear?
    • A. 

      Upper left

    • B. 

      Upper right

    • C. 

      Bottom center

    • D. 

      Bottom, alternating left and right

  • 5. 
    In a table, how should columns of numbers be aligned?
    • A. 

      Left

    • B. 

      Center

    • C. 

      Right

    • D. 

      Anyway you want

  • 6. 
    At the end of a personal business letter, why do we QS (leave three blank lines) before the writer's typed name?
    • A. 

      For the enclosure notation

    • B. 

      For the salutation

    • C. 

      For the typist's initials

    • D. 

      For the writer's signature

  • 7. 
    If you key a word that is not in Word's dictionary, what happens?
    • A. 

      A wavy line appears under the word

    • B. 

      The word is highlighted in red

    • C. 

      The word is italicized

    • D. 

      The word is corrected automatically

  • 8. 
    Which Ribbon button displays the document's non-printing characters?
    • A. 

      Undo

    • B. 

      Show/Hide

    • C. 

      Display

    • D. 

      Layout

  • 9. 
    To force the start of a new page (also known as a page break) press
    • A. 

      CTRL+down arrow

    • B. 

      ALT+ENTER

    • C. 

      CTRL+ENTER

    • D. 

      ALT+page down

  • 10. 
    A collection of rows and columns is called a
    • A. 

      Table

    • B. 

      Cell

    • C. 

      Chart

    • D. 

      Box

  • 11. 
    To center a table horizontally on the page, use the
    • A. 

      Table Properties dialog box

    • B. 

      Distribute Columns button

    • C. 

      Cell Alignment button

    • D. 

      Table Autoformat dialog box

  • 12. 
    To apply a specific color of shading to a table cell, use
    • A. 

      The Table Tools Layout tab

    • B. 

      The Formatting tab

    • C. 

      The Borders and Shading dialog box

    • D. 

      The Frames tab

  • 13. 
    To view the current document either closer or farther away, use
    • A. 

      Zoom on the Page Layout tab

    • B. 

      The + or - key

    • C. 

      The Zoom slider on the Status bar

    • D. 

      The scroll bars

  • 14. 
    What does the proofreader's mark # mean?
    • A. 

      Insert space

    • B. 

      Add a number

    • C. 

      Transpose

    • D. 

      New paragraphs

  • 15. 
    Which Quick Access Toolbar button reverses a recently made formatting change?
    • A. 

      Redo

    • B. 

      Undelete

    • C. 

      Go Back

    • D. 

      Undo

  • 16. 
    Which key deletes text to the left of the insertion point?
    • A. 

      DELETE

    • B. 

      ESC

    • C. 

      BACKSPACE

    • D. 

      INSERT

  • 17. 
    What software feature automatically moves the cursor to the beginning of the next line when the current line fills up?
    • A. 

      Word Wrap

    • B. 

      Margin Settings

    • C. 

      Hanging Indent

    • D. 

      Text Fill

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is an appropriate use of a memo?
    • A. 

      A customer writes to a restaurant to complain about the service

    • B. 

      A company vice president schedules a meeting with his department

    • C. 

      A girl contacts her pen pal in France

    • D. 

      A credit card company notifies a customer that his payment is late

  • 19. 
    When keyboarding, what should the typist not do?
    • A. 

      Sit straight in the chair

    • B. 

      Rest wrists on the keyboard frame or the desktop

    • C. 

      Curve fingers over the home keys

    • D. 

      Keep eyes on copy

  • 20. 
    To turn on Bold while keying, press
    • A. 

      CTRL + B

    • B. 

      ALT + B

    • C. 

      The BOLD key on the keyboard

    • D. 

      Must use the mouse to turn on bold

  • 21. 
    When we double-space lines of type, how many blank lines are left betweeen them?
    • A. 

      Zero

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Three

  • 22. 
    Whose initials are keyed at the bottom of a memo?
    • A. 

      The person who wrote the memo

    • B. 

      The person who will receive the memo

    • C. 

      The person typing the memo

    • D. 

      Xx always appears

  • 23. 
    Which finger is used to correctly operate the backspace key?
    • A. 

      Right thumb

    • B. 

      Right pointer

    • C. 

      Any finger you want

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    If a check is included with a personal business letter, which notation do we add at the bottom of the letter?
    • A. 

      Enclosure

    • B. 

      Check

    • C. 

      Inclusion

    • D. 

      No notation is needed

  • 25. 
    Why does a memo include a SUBJECT line?
    • A. 

      It explains why this document is written as a memo instead of a letter

    • B. 

      It provides a greeting

    • C. 

      It identifies the topic of the memo

    • D. 

      It gives the writer a place to sign his/her name

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