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What do you know about email clients and web-based mail? This quiz will demonstrate your knowledge. Concerning this quiz, you should recognize what items you must have to receive an email message, which option you need to add another toolbar, the function of the advanced find tool, and how you can create sub-folders. This fantastic quiz will teach you about email clients and web-based mail. Go for it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Before you can send or receive an e-mail message, which two of the following items must you have?

    • A.

      A mail box and a phone.

    • B.

      An Internet connection and an e-mail application.

    • C.

      A text editing software and LAN.

    • D.

      A ISP and Satellite connection.

    Correct Answer
    B. An Internet connection and an e-mail application.
    Explanation
    To send or receive an e-mail message, having an Internet connection is essential as it allows the user to connect to the email server and transmit the message. Additionally, an e-mail application is required to compose, send, receive, and manage the e-mail messages. The application acts as an interface between the user and the email server, allowing them to interact with their mailbox and perform various actions like composing, organizing, and deleting emails. Therefore, having both an Internet connection and an e-mail application is necessary for sending or receiving e-mail messages.

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  • 2. 

    To view e-mail messages that you have received, select the ____________folder in the Folder List.

    • A.

      Inbox

    • B.

      Search

    • C.

      Personal

    • D.

      Junk e-mail.

    Correct Answer
    A. Inbox
    Explanation
    To view email messages that you have received, you need to select the "Inbox" folder in the Folder List. The Inbox folder is where all the incoming emails are stored, and selecting this folder will allow you to access and view the messages that you have received.

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  • 3. 

    Your e-mail application window displays certain standard toolbars. Suppose you want to add another toolbar-which option on the menu bar will you need to select?

    • A.

      Edit

    • B.

      View

    • C.

      Tools

    • D.

      Actions

    Correct Answer
    B. View
    Explanation
    To add another toolbar in the e-mail application window, you would need to select the "View" option on the menu bar. This option typically allows users to customize the display settings and preferences of the application, including the addition or removal of toolbars. By selecting the "View" option, you can access the necessary settings to add the desired toolbar to the application window.

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  • 4. 

    A message window contains three fields, Which of the following statements about these fields are true?

    • A.

      You must enter details in each field before you can send your e-mail message.

    • B.

      You can enter more than one e-mail address in the ‘To’ field.

    • C.

      The contents of the Subject field are not displayed in the recipient’s Inbox.

    • D.

      The Cc field contains the direct recipient’s e-mail address.

    Correct Answer
    B. You can enter more than one e-mail address in the ‘To’ field.
    Explanation
    The statement "You can enter more than one e-mail address in the ‘To’ field" is true because the 'To' field allows for multiple email addresses to be entered, separated by commas or semicolons. This allows the email to be sent to multiple recipients simultaneously.

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  • 5. 

    You can attach a file to an e-mail message.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "You can attach a file to an e-mail message" is true because most email services and clients provide the functionality to attach files to an email. This allows users to share documents, images, or any other type of file by including it as an attachment in their email message.

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  • 6. 

    You can copy or cut text. What is the difference between the Copy command and the Cut command?

    • A.

      Copy stores the text on the local disk; Cut doesn’t store the text.

    • B.

      Cut removes the text from the message; Copy doesn’t

    • C.

      Copy allows you to paste text into another message; Cut doesn’t.

    • D.

      Cut permanently deletes the text; Copy doesn’t.

    Correct Answer
    B. Cut removes the text from the message; Copy doesn’t
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that Cut removes the text from the message, while Copy doesn't. This means that when you use the Cut command, the selected text is deleted from its original location and can be pasted elsewhere. On the other hand, when you use the Copy command, the selected text is duplicated and stored in the clipboard, allowing you to paste it into another location without removing it from the original message.

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  • 7. 

    The Reply to Sender function automatically fills the fields of the reply message for you. What details does it enter in the To field?

    • A.

      The original sender’s e-mail address only.

    • B.

      The original sender’s e-mail address and the original recipient’s e-mail address.

    • C.

      All the e-mail addresses in the original message.

    • D.

      The title of the original message prefixed by RE:

    Correct Answer
    A. The original sender’s e-mail address only.
    Explanation
    When using the Reply to Sender function, the To field is automatically filled with the original sender's e-mail address only. This means that when you reply to a message, your response will be sent directly to the person who sent the original message, without including any additional recipients.

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  • 8. 

    E-mail applications allow you to forward messages to other e-mail users. Why would you forward a message?

    • A.

      To confirm that you received that e-mail message.

    • B.

      To distribute information in that e-mail message to other e-mail users.

    • C.

      To reply to the original sender of the message.

    • D.

      To send a copy of the reply to all the e-mail addresses in the original message.

    Correct Answer
    B. To distribute information in that e-mail message to other e-mail users.
    Explanation
    You would forward a message to distribute the information in that email message to other email users. This allows you to share important or relevant information with others who may need to be aware of it. Forwarding a message is an efficient way to pass along information without having to compose a new email or manually copy and paste the content.

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  • 9. 

    What is the function of the Advanced Find tool?

    • A.

      To search e-mail folders for particular messages using search criteria.

    • B.

      To locate the e-mail addresses of important contacts.

    • C.

      To locate particular e-mail folders using search criteria.

    • D.

      To search your LAN for other e-mail users.

    Correct Answer
    A. To search e-mail folders for particular messages using search criteria.
    Explanation
    The Advanced Find tool is used to search e-mail folders for specific messages using search criteria. This tool allows users to input specific search criteria such as keywords, sender, recipient, date, or other parameters to narrow down the search results and locate the desired messages within their e-mail folders. It provides a more advanced and efficient way to search for specific messages rather than manually scrolling through all the e-mails in a folder.

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  • 10. 

    You can create sub-folders in all of the default Folders in Outlook.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In Outlook, users have the ability to create sub-folders within all of the default folders. This means that they can organize their emails, contacts, calendar events, and other items into nested folders within the main folders provided by Outlook. This allows for better organization and easier access to specific items within the folders.

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  • 11. 

    You have selected three messages in the Inbox folder. To remove these messages from here and place them in another folder, what command on the Edit menu do you select?

    • A.

      Copy to Folder

    • B.

      Copy

    • C.

      Select All

    • D.

      Move to Folder

    Correct Answer
    D. Move to Folder
    Explanation
    To remove the selected messages from the Inbox folder and place them in another folder, you would select the "Move to Folder" command on the Edit menu. This command allows you to relocate the messages to a different folder within the email client, keeping them organized and easily accessible in their new location.

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  • 12. 

    You can view your work intra-net e-mails on the web.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that you can access your work intra-net e-mails on the web, which means you can view them online. However, the correct answer is False, indicating that this statement is not true. Therefore, the explanation would be that you cannot view your work intra-net e-mails on the web.

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  • 13. 

    Let’s say the messages in your Inbox are sorted chronologically in ascending order. What field was used to sort them?

    • A.

      The Importance field.

    • B.

      The Attachment field.

    • C.

      The Received field.

    • D.

      The Subject field.

    Correct Answer
    C. The Received field.
    Explanation
    The messages in the Inbox are sorted chronologically in ascending order based on the Received field. This field represents the date and time when the message was received by the recipient. Sorting the messages based on this field allows for easy organization and retrieval of emails based on their chronological order of arrival.

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  • 14. 

    You delete a message from your Inbox. What happens to this message?

    • A.

      It is permanently deleted from your mailbox.

    • B.

      It is stored in the Deleted Items folder until the folder is emptied.

    • C.

      It is stored in the Recycle Bin on your computer until it is emptied.

    • D.

      It is temporarily stored on your ISP’s server.

    Correct Answer
    B. It is stored in the Deleted Items folder until the folder is emptied.
    Explanation
    When you delete a message from your Inbox, it is not permanently deleted from your mailbox. Instead, it is moved to the Deleted Items folder where it is stored until the folder is emptied. This allows you to recover the message if needed before permanently removing it from your mailbox.

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  • 15. 

    In e-mail applications, what is the function of an address book?

    • A.

      To store the e-mail address details of all the messages that you receive.

    • B.

      To store the e-mail address details of all the messages that you send.

    • C.

      To send your e-mail address details to people that you correspond with.

    • D.

      To store the e-mail address details of people that you correspond with.

    Correct Answer
    D. To store the e-mail address details of people that you correspond with.
    Explanation
    The function of an address book in e-mail applications is to store the e-mail address details of people that you correspond with. This allows you to easily access and select the recipients of your e-mails without having to manually enter their e-mail addresses every time. It also helps in organizing and managing your contacts, making it convenient to send messages to multiple recipients at once.

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  • 16. 

    Contacts can be added to or deleted from your address book at any time.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that contacts can be both added to and deleted from the address book at any time. This implies that the address book is not static and allows for modifications. Therefore, the correct answer is "True."

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  • 17. 

    What is the distribution list?

    • A.

      A list of all the e-mail messages that you have sent.

    • B.

      A list of all the e-mail users on your LAN.

    • C.

      A list of related e-mail contacts.

    • D.

      A list of the e-mail addresses that you use most frequently.

    Correct Answer
    C. A list of related e-mail contacts.
    Explanation
    A distribution list is a list of related e-mail contacts. It is used to send an e-mail message to multiple recipients at once by simply selecting the distribution list instead of manually entering each individual contact. This saves time and ensures that all relevant contacts receive the message.

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  • 18. 

    What is the difference between the Bcc field and the CC field?

    • A.

      Recipients specified in the Cc field are not displayed to other recipients.

    • B.

      Recipients specified in the Bcc field are not displayed to other recipients.

    • C.

      The Bcc field can only use addresses that are stored in a distribution list.

    • D.

      The Bcc field can only use addresses that are stored in your address book.

    Correct Answer
    B. Recipients specified in the Bcc field are not displayed to other recipients.
    Explanation
    The Bcc field is used to send a copy of an email to recipients without revealing their identities to other recipients. This is useful when you want to maintain the privacy of the recipients and prevent them from seeing each other's email addresses. The CC field, on the other hand, allows recipients to see who else has received the email. Therefore, the correct answer is that recipients specified in the Bcc field are not displayed to other recipients.

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  • 19. 

    If you print an e-mail message without selecting it first, you will print the whole web page.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If you print an email message without selecting it first, you will print the whole web page. This means that the entire content of the web page, including any text, images, and other elements, will be printed. It is important to select the specific email message before printing to ensure that only the desired content is printed.

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  • 20. 

    How can you identify new messages in your Inbox folder?

    • A.

      All new messages are label “New”

    • B.

      All new messages are displayed in Bold

    • C.

      All new messages are displayed in a separate pane

    • D.

      All new messages are flash on and off

    Correct Answer
    B. All new messages are displayed in Bold
    Explanation
    New messages in the Inbox folder are identified by being displayed in bold. This formatting feature allows users to easily distinguish between new and old messages in their inbox. By using bold text for new messages, users can quickly identify and prioritize unread messages, ensuring that they do not miss any important information or communications.

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