ISS Test -Chapter 1

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Chapter 1 - Microsoft Office Basics


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Two examples of Microsoft Office 2007 listed in your textbook are _______ and Word.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is all of the options listed (outlook, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher). The question asks for two examples of Microsoft Office 2007 listed in the textbook, and all of the options provided are examples of Microsoft Office 2007 applications.

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  • 2. 

    What is the difference between delete and backspace?

    • A.

      Delete erases up; backspace erases down.

    • B.

      Delete erases down; backspace erases up.

    • C.

      Delete erases to the right; backspace erases to the left.

    • D.

      Delete erases to the left; backspace erases to the right.

    Correct Answer
    C. Delete erases to the right; backspace erases to the left.
    Explanation
    Delete and backspace are both keyboard keys used to erase characters, but they have different directions of erasing. The delete key erases characters to the right, meaning it removes the character that is to the right of the cursor. On the other hand, the backspace key erases characters to the left, removing the character that is to the left of the cursor. Therefore, the correct answer is "Delete erases to the right; backspace erases to the left."

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  • 3. 

    To figure out a command's access key, I should:

    • A.

      Look for the letter that is capitalized.

    • B.

      Look for the letter that is underlined.

    • C.

      Look for the letter that is bold.

    • D.

      Look for the letter that is italic.

    Correct Answer
    B. Look for the letter that is underlined.
    Explanation
    To figure out a command's access key, one should look for the letter that is underlined. Access keys are typically indicated by underlining a letter in a command or menu option. This allows users to quickly access certain commands by pressing the corresponding key on the keyboard.

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  • 4. 

    When I click the Office button, I will find:

    • A.

      A menu of files.

    • B.

      A menu of users.

    • C.

      A menu of commands.

    • D.

      The Quick Access toolbar.

    Correct Answer
    C. A menu of commands.
    Explanation
    When clicking the Office button, it will display a menu of commands. This menu typically includes options such as saving, opening, printing, and other commands related to file management and document formatting. The menu allows users to easily access and execute various functions within the Office software.

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  • 5. 

    A ________   _________ is a sequence of keys pressed to execute a command without first displaying a menu.  It is a fast, easy way to execute a command without ever taking your fingers off the keyboard.

    Correct Answer
    keyboard shortcut
    key shortcut
    Explanation
    A keyboard shortcut or key shortcut is a sequence of keys pressed to execute a command without first displaying a menu. It allows users to quickly and easily execute a command without the need to navigate through menus or use a mouse. This is a convenient feature for those who prefer to use their keyboard for navigation and commands, as it saves time and effort by eliminating the need to move their fingers away from the keyboard.

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  • 6. 

    Www.google.com is an example of a ________  ________.

    Correct Answer
    search engine
    serch engine
    search enjin
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "search engine, serch engine, search enjin". This is because the question asks for an example of what www.google.com is, and the correct answer provides three variations of the term "search engine".

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  • 7. 

    An example of a Boolean expression would be:

    • A.

      Chickens

    • B.

      Chicken soup

    • C.

      Chicken +soup

    • D.

      Ilovechickensoup

    Correct Answer
    C. Chicken +soup
    Explanation
    The given answer "chicken +soup" is an example of a Boolean expression because it combines the words "chicken" and "soup" using the "+" operator. In Boolean expressions, operators like "+" are used to combine or manipulate variables or values, and in this case, it represents the concatenation of the two words.

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  • 8. 

    Excel 2007 is used to create presentations.

    • A.

      True.

    • B.

      False.

    Correct Answer
    B. False.
    Explanation
    Excel 2007 is not used to create presentations. It is a spreadsheet program that is primarily used for organizing and analyzing data. Presentations are typically created using software such as Microsoft PowerPoint. Therefore, the statement "Excel 2007 is used to create presentations" is false.

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  • 9. 

    The insertion point is a blinking line that tells you where you are typing.

    • A.

      True.

    • B.

      False.

    Correct Answer
    A. True.
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that the insertion point is indeed a blinking line that indicates the current position where text will be inserted when typing. It helps the user identify the exact location in a document or text field where their input will be placed.

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  • 10. 

    When at Mary Help, I should ALWAYS save on my iDrive.

    • A.

      True.

    • B.

      False.

    Correct Answer
    A. True.
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that when at Mary Help, it is always necessary to save on the iDrive. This implies that saving on the iDrive is a consistent and important practice at Mary Help. Therefore, the correct answer is True.

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  • 11. 

    The Review tab is an example of a contextual tab.

    • A.

      True.

    • B.

      False.

    Correct Answer
    B. False.
    Explanation
    The Review tab is not an example of a contextual tab. Contextual tabs are tabs that appear on the ribbon only when a specific object or element is selected, providing relevant commands and options for that particular context. The Review tab, on the other hand, is a permanent tab that is always visible on the ribbon in applications like Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. It contains commands related to reviewing and editing documents, such as spell check, track changes, and comments. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 12. 

    A dimmed command can be selected.

    • A.

      True.

    • B.

      False.

    Correct Answer
    B. False.
    Explanation
    A dimmed command cannot be selected because it is usually grayed out or inactive, indicating that it is currently unavailable or cannot be executed in the current context. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 13. 

    A Boolean expression contains operators.

    • A.

      True.

    • B.

      False.

    Correct Answer
    A. True.
    Explanation
    A Boolean expression is a logical statement that evaluates to either true or false. In order to create these expressions, operators are used to combine variables, constants, and other expressions. These operators include logical operators such as AND, OR, and NOT, as well as comparison operators like equals (=), not equals (!=), greater than (>), and less than (

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  • 14. 

    The ________ is located near the top of the screen in Microsoft Word and is organized into tabs with various commands.

    Correct Answer
    Ribbon
    ribon
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ribbon." In Microsoft Word, the Ribbon is a graphical control element that is located near the top of the screen. It is organized into tabs, each containing various commands and options for formatting, editing, and customizing documents. The Ribbon provides a user-friendly interface for accessing and utilizing the different features and functions of Microsoft Word.

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  • 15. 

    A Boolean expression evaluates to true or false.

    • A.

      True.

    • B.

      False.

    Correct Answer
    A. True.
    Explanation
    The statement is true because a Boolean expression is a logical statement that can only have two possible values: true or false. When a Boolean expression is evaluated, it will result in either true or false based on the logical conditions and operators used in the expression. Therefore, the given answer is correct.

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  • 16. 

    Other than the title, what is another piece of information you need about a source to cite it in proper MLA format?

    Correct Answer
    author
    URL
    website
    access date
    last-updated date
    Explanation
    To cite a source in proper MLA format, in addition to the title, you need the following information: author, URL, website, access date, and last-updated date. The author's name is important to give credit to the original creator of the source. The URL is necessary to provide the specific web address where the source can be found. The website name is needed to identify the platform or organization hosting the source. The access date is crucial as online content may change or be removed over time. Lastly, the last-updated date helps indicate the currency and reliability of the information.

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  • 17. 

    Multitasking is an operating system feature that allows more than one application to run at a time.

    • A.

      True.

    • B.

      False.

    Correct Answer
    A. True.
    Explanation
    Multitasking is a feature in an operating system that enables multiple applications to run simultaneously. This means that users can work on multiple tasks or use different applications at the same time without having to close or pause any of them. It enhances productivity and efficiency by allowing users to switch between applications seamlessly and perform multiple tasks simultaneously. Therefore, the statement "Multitasking is an operating system feature that allows more than one application to run at a time" is true.

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  • 18. 

    It is possible to print only the second page of a document.

    • A.

      True.

    • B.

      False.

    Correct Answer
    A. True.
    Explanation
    It is possible to print only the second page of a document by selecting the specific page range in the printing options. This allows the user to choose which pages to print, including the second page. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 19. 

    In proper MLA format, I should have ______-inch margins all around my document.

    Correct Answer
    one
    1
    Explanation
    In proper MLA format, the document should have one-inch margins all around. This means that the top, bottom, left, and right margins should all be set to one inch. The use of the number "1" also indicates the same measurement of one inch for the margins.

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  • 20. 

    A proper MLA-formatted heading goes in this order (from top to bottom):

    • A.

      Name Subject Teacher Date

    • B.

      Name Teacher Subject Date

    • C.

      Date Name Teacher Subject

    • D.

      Name Date Teacher Subject

    Correct Answer
    B. Name Teacher Subject Date
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Name, Teacher, Subject, Date." This is the correct order for a proper MLA-formatted heading. The heading should start with the student's name, followed by the teacher's name, then the subject, and finally the date. This format helps to provide clear and organized information about the document.

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  • 21. 

    An MLA-format document should be double-spaced.

    • A.

      True.

    • B.

      False.

    Correct Answer
    A. True.
    Explanation
    An MLA-format document should be double-spaced because it is a standard requirement for MLA style writing. Double-spacing allows for easier readability and helps differentiate between paragraphs and sections of the document. It also provides ample space for instructors or readers to make comments or corrections. Additionally, double-spacing helps to create a consistent and professional appearance for the document, which is important in academic writing.

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  • 22. 

    It is important to ______ your work to avoid plagiarism.

    Correct Answer
    cite
    Explanation
    To avoid plagiarism, it is crucial to cite your work. Citing means giving credit to the original source of information or ideas that you have used in your work. This helps in acknowledging the contributions of others and upholding academic integrity. By citing, you demonstrate that you have conducted thorough research and have properly attributed the sources you have consulted. Citing also allows readers to locate and verify the information you have used, ensuring transparency and credibility in your work.

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  • 23. 

    BONUS QUESTION: In this class, ISS stands for:

    • A.

      In-School Suspension

    • B.

      Integrated Software Systems

    • C.

      I'm So Sick

    • D.

      I Stand Still

    Correct Answer
    B. Integrated Software Systems
    Explanation
    ISS stands for Integrated Software Systems. This refers to a type of software that combines different applications and functions into a unified system. Integrated software systems are designed to streamline processes and improve efficiency by allowing different software programs to communicate and share data seamlessly. This term is commonly used in the field of technology and software development.

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