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Powerpoint Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will measure your knowledge on the use of PowerPoint, Word, and Excel software. These questions are basic and you can use the software to answer these questions. Remember, the software will help you answer these questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the name of the file that first appears at the top of the page when you FIRST open powerpoint? (this is done before you save your document)

    • A.

      Presentation1

    • B.

      Presentation2

    • C.

      Presentation3

    • D.

      Project1

    Correct Answer
    A. Presentation1
    Explanation
    When you first open PowerPoint and haven't saved your document yet, the file that appears at the top of the page is called "presentation1". This is the default name given by PowerPoint to the first presentation you create before you save it with a specific name.

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  • 2. 

    What TAB contains options on how to format your words by bolding, underlining and changing the size of the fonts?

    • A.

      Insert

    • B.

      Home

    • C.

      Design

    • D.

      View

    Correct Answer
    B. Home
    Explanation
    The Home tab in Microsoft Word contains options for formatting text, such as bolding, underlining, and changing the size of fonts. This tab is commonly used for basic formatting tasks and is easily accessible from the Word interface.

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  • 3. 

    TRUE/FALSE. The B icon allows you to BOLD your words.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The B icon refers to the bold formatting option in text editing tools. By selecting this icon, you can apply bold formatting to your words or text. Therefore, the statement "The B icon allows you to BOLD your words" is true.

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  • 4. 

    What TAB would you choose to find the icon that helps you place clipart within your slide?

    • A.

      Home

    • B.

      Design

    • C.

      Insert

    • D.

      Review

    Correct Answer
    C. Insert
    Explanation
    To find the icon that helps you place clipart within your slide, you would choose the "Insert" tab. This tab typically contains various options for inserting different types of content into your slide, including clipart.

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  • 5. 

    If you wanted your slides to move automatically, what button would you UNCHECK so that the slides will go in order without your help?

    • A.

      Save As

    • B.

      Print

    • C.

      Automatically after:

    • D.

      Custom

    Correct Answer
    C. Automatically after:
    Explanation
    By unchecking the "Automatically after:" button, the slides will no longer move automatically. This means that the slides will not progress to the next one without manual intervention, allowing the presenter to control the flow of the presentation.

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  • 6. 

    Under what TAB would you be able to change the THEME of the slides, meaning the background colors and font colors?

    • A.

      Insert

    • B.

      Design

    • C.

      Slideshow

    • D.

      Animations

    Correct Answer
    B. Design
    Explanation
    In the Design tab, you can change the theme of the slides, including the background colors and font colors. This tab provides various pre-designed themes that you can choose from and apply to your slides. By selecting a different theme, you can easily change the overall look and feel of your presentation, ensuring consistency and visual appeal throughout.

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  • 7. 

    When you save your file, what is the file extension for powerpoint 2007?

    • A.

      Ppt

    • B.

      Pptx

    • C.

      Doc

    • D.

      Docx

    Correct Answer
    B. Pptx
    Explanation
    The file extension for PowerPoint 2007 is pptx. This extension is used to indicate that the file is a PowerPoint presentation created with the 2007 version of the software. The pptx extension is an updated version of the older ppt extension, which was used for PowerPoint files prior to the 2007 version. The pptx extension is compatible with newer versions of PowerPoint and allows for additional features and functionality.

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  • 8. 

    True/False: You can send your slides to a printer to be printed.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    You can send your slides to a printer to be printed. This means that if you have a presentation or a set of slides that you want to have in physical form, you can send them to a printer who will print them out for you. This can be useful for various reasons, such as having handouts for a presentation or creating physical copies for distribution or reference.

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  • 9. 

    Powerpoint is a software that belongs to what company?

    • A.

      Apple

    • B.

      Microsoft

    • C.

      Bungie

    • D.

      IBM

    Correct Answer
    B. Microsoft
    Explanation
    Powerpoint is a software that belongs to Microsoft. Microsoft is a technology company that develops and sells a variety of software and hardware products. Powerpoint is a presentation software that allows users to create and present slideshows with text, images, and multimedia elements. It is part of the Microsoft Office suite of applications, which includes other popular programs like Word, Excel, and Outlook.

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  • 10. 

    Powerpoint is the software used to create which of the following?

    • A.

      Spreadsheets

    • B.

      Documents

    • C.

      Presentations

    • D.

      Databases

    Correct Answer
    C. Presentations
    Explanation
    Powerpoint is a software specifically designed for creating presentations. It provides tools and features to create visually appealing slideshows with text, images, graphs, and other multimedia elements. It allows users to organize and present information in a structured and engaging manner, making it an ideal choice for creating presentations for various purposes such as business meetings, educational lectures, or conferences. Hence, the correct answer is presentations.

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  • 11. 

    Which does the button "transition speed" control on the slides?

    • A.

      Controls the speed of the songs/sounds

    • B.

      Controls the speed of the words being typed

    • C.

      Controls the speed of the slide being changed to the next slide

    • D.

      None of the answers

    Correct Answer
    C. Controls the speed of the slide being changed to the next slide
    Explanation
    The button "transition speed" controls the speed at which the slides are changed to the next slide.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the following is NOT available to insert into your slides?

    • A.

      Movie clips

    • B.

      Sounds

    • C.

      Wordart

    • D.

      Full length movies

    Correct Answer
    D. Full length movies
    Explanation
    Full length movies are not available to insert into slides. While movie clips, sounds, and wordart can be inserted to enhance the presentation, full length movies are typically too large and would not be suitable for inclusion in a slide.

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  • 13. 

    Every slide you design can have a different background color.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is stating that it is possible to have a different background color for each slide that is designed. This means that each slide can have its own unique color scheme, allowing for customization and variety in the presentation.

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  • 14. 

    You can save pictures from the internet and then insert them into your powerpoint slideshow at any time during your presentation creation.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is true because PowerPoint allows users to save pictures from the internet and insert them into their slideshow at any point during the creation process. This feature enables users to enhance their presentations with relevant visuals and graphics, making their slides more engaging and impactful.

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  • 15. 

    Which of the following formulas is used to ADD two cells together?

    • A.

      =cell*cell

    • B.

      =cell-cell

    • C.

      =cell+cell

    Correct Answer
    C. =cell+cell
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "=cell+cell" because the plus sign (+) is the mathematical symbol for addition. This formula instructs the spreadsheet program to add the values of two cells together.

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  • 16. 

    Which of the following formulas is used to multiply two cells together?

    • A.

      =cell/cell

    • B.

      =cell+cell

    • C.

      =cell*cell

    Correct Answer
    C. =cell*cell
    Explanation
    The correct answer is =cell*cell. This formula is used to multiply two cells together in a spreadsheet. The asterisk (*) symbol is the multiplication operator in most spreadsheet software. By using this formula, the values in the two specified cells will be multiplied together, resulting in the product.

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  • 17. 

    Which of the following formulas is used to subtract two cells?

    • A.

      =cell-cell

    • B.

      =cell*cell

    • C.

      =cell/cell

    Correct Answer
    A. =cell-cell
    Explanation
    The formula "=cell-cell" is used to subtract two cells. This formula subtracts the value of one cell from the value of another cell. It is a basic arithmetic formula that helps in performing subtraction operations in spreadsheets. By using this formula, the difference between the two cell values can be calculated and displayed in the desired cell.

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  • 18. 

    Excel is used as a presentation software.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Excel is not used as a presentation software. It is primarily used as a spreadsheet program for data analysis, calculation, and organization. Presentation software, on the other hand, is used to create slideshows or visual presentations, such as Microsoft PowerPoint.

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  • 19. 

    Powerpoint is used to create spreadsheets for use by businesses presenting information to clients and employees.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is incorrect. PowerPoint is not used to create spreadsheets. It is a presentation software that is used to create slideshows and visual presentations. Spreadsheets are typically created using software like Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets.

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  • 20. 

    Which tab on the ribbons would you find the buttons to insert a table?

    • A.

      Page layout

    • B.

      Insert

    • C.

      View

    Correct Answer
    B. Insert
    Explanation
    The buttons to insert a table can be found under the "insert" tab on the ribbons. This tab contains various options for inserting different elements into a document, such as tables, pictures, shapes, and charts. By clicking on the "insert" tab, users can easily access the table button and add tables to their document as needed.

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  • 21. 

    In order to exit from a document you are working on, the first thing you must do is:

    • A.

      Save the document

    • B.

      Spellcheck the document

    • C.

      Print the document

    Correct Answer
    A. Save the document
    Explanation
    To exit from a document, the first step is to save it. Saving the document ensures that any changes made are stored and can be accessed later. By saving the document, you can close it without losing any progress or modifications.

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  • 22. 

    Which tab would you click on to insert a Watermark into your document?

    • A.

      Page layout

    • B.

      View

    • C.

      Mailings

    Correct Answer
    A. Page layout
    Explanation
    To insert a Watermark into a document, you would click on the "page layout" tab. This tab typically contains various options related to formatting and designing the layout of the document, including the option to insert a Watermark.

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  • 23. 

    To BOLD text, such as a title, which of the following actions would you take?

    • A.

      Select the text and click the I

    • B.

      Select the text and click the B

    • C.

      Select the text and click the U

    Correct Answer
    B. Select the text and click the B
    Explanation
    To bold text, you would select the text and click the B. This action would apply the bold formatting to the selected text.

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  • 24. 

    Which of the following items would remain constant at the top and the bottom of your document?

    • A.

      Headers and Footers

    • B.

      Titles and page numbers

    • C.

      Titles and credits

    Correct Answer
    A. Headers and Footers
    Explanation
    Headers and footers are sections of a document that remain consistent at the top and bottom of each page. They typically contain information such as page numbers, document titles, and other relevant details. Regardless of the content within the document, headers and footers remain constant throughout, providing a consistent visual element and important information for the reader.

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  • 25. 

    What are the only two ways a document can be oriented? 

    • A.

      Landscape and Portrait

    • B.

      Portrait and laying

    • C.

      Laying and photo

    Correct Answer
    A. Landscape and Portrait
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Landscape and Portrait. These are the two orientations commonly used for documents. Landscape orientation refers to a document that is wider than it is tall, while portrait orientation refers to a document that is taller than it is wide. These orientations are commonly used in various applications such as word processing, printing, and designing documents to suit different purposes and preferences.

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  • 26. 

    If you wanted to use a list of items that are summarization of what you just read, you would used bullet statements.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Bullet statements are commonly used to summarize information in a concise and organized manner. They allow for easy scanning and understanding of key points. Therefore, if someone wants to use a list of items to summarize what they just read, bullet statements would be an appropriate choice. Hence, the correct answer is True.

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  • 27. 

    If you want a photo from the internet, you must right click on the photo, save to your hard drive, and then you can insert the document into your photo.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the correct answer, which is True, is that in order to obtain a photo from the internet, you need to right click on the photo, save it to your hard drive, and then you can insert it into your document.

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  • 28. 

    In WIndows Movie Maker, what MUST you do first in order to place photos in your movie?

    • A.

      Import photos

    • B.

      Export photos

    • C.

      Import audio

    Correct Answer
    A. Import photos
    Explanation
    To place photos in your movie using Windows Movie Maker, the first step you must take is to import the photos. This means selecting and bringing the desired photos into the software's library or workspace, allowing you to access and use them in your movie project. Without importing the photos, you will not have any visuals to work with and add to your movie.

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  • 29. 

    If you want to add audio to your movie, what must you do first?

    • A.

      Import text

    • B.

      Import pictures

    • C.

      Import audio

    Correct Answer
    C. Import audio
    Explanation
    To add audio to a movie, the first step is to import the audio files. This means bringing the audio files into the movie editing software or program that you are using. Once the audio files are imported, you can then proceed to add them to your movie project and synchronize them with the visuals. Importing audio is necessary in order to have the audio files readily available for editing and inclusion in the movie.

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  • 30. 

    Windows Movie Maker allows you to create movies and view them in Windows Media Manager/Real Player.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Windows Movie Maker is a software program developed by Microsoft that allows users to create and edit videos. It supports various video formats, including Windows Media Video (WMV) and AVI. Once the movie is created, it can be viewed using Windows Media Player or RealPlayer, which are popular media player applications. Therefore, the statement is true as Windows Movie Maker enables users to create movies and view them in Windows Media Manager/Real Player.

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  • 31. 

    Windows Movie Maker allows you to import pictures and audio into your movies.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Windows Movie Maker is a video editing software that allows users to import pictures and audio files into their movies. This feature allows users to enhance their movies by adding visuals and sound effects. It provides a user-friendly interface for importing and editing multimedia files, making it a popular choice for beginners and casual users. Therefore, the statement "Windows Movie Maker allows you to import pictures and audio into your movies" is true.

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  • 32. 

    It is always "ok" to post mean comments about someone on a blog.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Posting mean comments about someone on a blog is not "ok" because it can be hurtful and disrespectful. Online platforms should be used to promote positive and constructive discussions rather than spreading negativity and causing harm to others. It is important to treat others with kindness and respect, both online and offline. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 33. 

    If you blog, you can use your first name, last name, and address to tell your friends where you live and where you are from.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because it is not safe or recommended to share personal information like your address on a blog. Sharing this information can potentially put your safety and privacy at risk. It is advisable to be cautious and only share necessary information while blogging.

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  • 34. 

    The motherboard of a computer is also called a cpu (central processing unit) and it makes the entire computer operate and is also called the "brain" of the computer.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. The motherboard is a crucial component of a computer as it houses the CPU (central processing unit), which is often referred to as the "brain" of the computer. The CPU is responsible for executing instructions and performing calculations, making it an essential part of the computer's operation. Therefore, it is correct to say that the motherboard is also called a CPU and plays a vital role in making the entire computer function.

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  • 35. 

    What three keys must you hit at once (together) in order to get to the "task manager"?

    • A.

      Control, alt, delete

    • B.

      Control, alt, insert

    • C.

      Control, alt, esc

    Correct Answer
    A. Control, alt, delete
    Explanation
    Pressing the keys "control, alt, delete" at once is the correct combination to access the "task manager" on a computer. This key combination is commonly used to open the task manager, which allows users to view and manage the running processes and applications on their computer.

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  • 36. 

    Simulations (virtual reality) allow you to visualize and manually interact with the scenes and information.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Simulations, specifically virtual reality, provide a means to visualize and engage with scenes and information. This technology enables users to have a more immersive and interactive experience, allowing them to see and interact with virtual objects and environments. Therefore, the statement "Simulations (virtual reality) allow you to visualize and manually interact with the scenes and information" is true.

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  • 37. 

    Which of the following is NOT an audio file?

    • A.

      Jpeg

    • B.

      Mp3

    • C.

      Wma

    Correct Answer
    A. Jpeg
    Explanation
    An audio file is a file format that contains audio data. JPEG, on the other hand, is a file format for storing digital images. It is commonly used for images and does not contain audio data. Therefore, JPEG is not an audio file.

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  • 38. 

    A "firewall" secures your computer from hackers accessing (getting into) your computers hard drive from a network connection/internet.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A firewall is a security measure that helps protect a computer from unauthorized access by blocking incoming network connections. It acts as a barrier between a computer and the internet, monitoring and controlling the incoming and outgoing traffic. By doing so, it can prevent hackers from gaining access to the computer's hard drive and sensitive information. Therefore, the statement that a firewall secures your computer from hackers accessing your computer's hard drive from a network connection/internet is true.

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  • 39. 

    Powerpoint slides CAN BE published to the website to be viewed by anyone having internet access.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Powerpoint slides can be published to a website and viewed by anyone with internet access. This means that the slides can be shared and accessed by a wide audience, making it a convenient way to distribute information or presentations to a larger group of people. Additionally, publishing slides to a website allows for easy access and viewing without the need for specific software or programs.

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  • 40. 

    What color is the PowerPoint shortcut icon that you find on your desktop?

    • A.

      Green X

    • B.

      Blue W

    • C.

      Orange

    • D.

      Maroon

    Correct Answer
    C. Orange
    Explanation
    The correct answer is orange. The PowerPoint shortcut icon on the desktop is typically orange in color.

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  • 41. 

    In WIndows Movie Maker, what MUST you do first in order to place photos in your movie?

    • A.

      Import pictures

    • B.

      Export pictures

    • C.

      Insert pictures

    Correct Answer
    A. Import pictures
    Explanation
    To place photos in your movie using Windows Movie Maker, the first step you must take is to import the pictures. This means selecting and adding the desired photos from your computer or any other storage device to the movie editing software. Once the pictures are imported, you can then proceed to arrange and edit them within your movie project.

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