Do You Have Mad MS Word Skills?

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Do You Have Mad MS Word Skills?

This is an interactive quiz to see how well you know MS Word and general computer procedures.  It will help you to learn or reinforce basic word processing and file saving skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you are saving a file on a school or home computer, what should you name it?
    • A. 

      Give it your name, to set it apart from others' files

    • B. 

      Something short--otherwise it won't save

    • C. 

      Name it something specific to what's in the file so you remember it

    • D. 

      Whatever you name it, don't forget to put .doc at the end

  • 2. 
    When you are temporarily saving a file on a school computer, where should you save it?
    • A. 

      On the desktop so you can find it again easily

    • B. 

      On the hard drive so it's saved permanently

    • C. 

      In the first file folder that pops up

    • D. 

      On the toolbar at the bottom of the screen

  • 3. 
    How long will a file on a school computer be saved?
    • A. 

      It will be saved for a year

    • B. 

      That depends on your teacher's network settings

    • C. 

      Files are stored for the length of the school year

    • D. 

      Only for one day, then all files are erased

  • 4. 
    When you are permanently saving a file on a school computer, where should you save it?
    • A. 

      In your email

    • B. 

      On a flash drive

    • C. 

      In Google docs

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    When should you name and save a file you are working on?
    • A. 

      After you are finished

    • B. 

      As soon as you open the file

    • C. 

      Halfway through working on the file

    • D. 

      Saving files just creates clutter

  • 6. 
    What are the two ways you can save a document in your email?
    • A. 

      Copy and paste it into the body of an email message

    • B. 

      Drag and drop

    • C. 

      Upload and attach it to an email

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Why should you use both methods described above at the same time?
    • A. 

      Sometimes attachments don't open because they were made with a different program

    • B. 

      The internet has viruses

    • C. 

      Email spam can corrupt files

    • D. 

      It's nice to get emails from yourself so you don't feel lonely

  • 8. 
    What menu are spell check and grammar check under in MS Word?
    • A. 

      Edit

    • B. 

      View

    • C. 

      Insert

    • D. 

      Tools

  • 9. 
    What are the copy and paste keyboard shortcuts in MS Word?
    • A. 

      Control c and control v

    • B. 

      Control c and control p

    • C. 

      Option c and option p

    • D. 

      There are no shortcuts for these commands

  • 10. 
    What are two ways to select text for copying or pasting?
    • A. 

      Go under the File menu and select "open" to open the selected text

    • B. 

      Drag your mouse over the part you want to select and use the keyboard shortcut for Copy

    • C. 

      Drag your mouse over the part you want to select and go under the Edit menu and select "Copy"

    • D. 

      Drag your mouse over the part you want to select and push the delete key

  • 11. 
    How do you change the spacing of a piece of writing you've done (double spacing)?
    • A. 

      Go under the Insert menu, select Break and insert Page Breaks

    • B. 

      Paste spaces between lines in using the keyboard shortcut

    • C. 

      Select the writing first then go up to the file menu, select Paragraph, then select Line Spacing

    • D. 

      You don't need to select first; just go up to the file menu, select Paragraph, then select Line Spacing

  • 12. 
    How can MS Word help you find a synonym (word that has a similar meaning as another word) so you don't repeat yourself?
    • A. 

      The dictionary tool

    • B. 

      The thesaurus tool

    • C. 

      The language tool

    • D. 

      MS Word can mind meld with you

  • 13. 
    When do you use Save and when do you use Save As?
    • A. 

      Use Save most of the time-- only Save As is only if you want to rename your file.

    • B. 

      Use Save most of the time-- only Save As if you want to save your document in a different location.

    • C. 

      Use Save As most of the time-- it's safer.

    • D. 

      Use Save or Save As--they're the same thing.