Keyboarding 1: Word Processing Lessons 21-24 Quiz

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Keyboarding 1: Word Processing Lessons 21-24 Quiz - Quiz

A brief quiz covering fundamentals of word processing. NOTE: You have 15 minutes to complete this quiz (there is a timer that indicates your remaining time).

Upon completion, you may print your certificate of completion for your instructor. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is one way to open a file?

    • A.

      Ctrl+O

    • B.

      File > Open

    • C.

      Open shortcut menu

    • D.

      Double-click the file name

    • E.

      Any of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. Any of the above
    Explanation
    Any of the above options can be used to open a file. Ctrl+O is a keyboard shortcut commonly used to open a file. File > Open is a menu option that allows the user to open a file. Open shortcut menu refers to right-clicking on the file and selecting the option to open it. Lastly, double-clicking the file name is another way to open a file. Therefore, any of these options can be used to open a file.

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  • 2. 

    Where do you save your files (to what location)?

    • A.

      A 3 1/2" floppy disk

    • B.

      Hard drive

    • C.

      USB/Flash drive

    • D.

      Any of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Any of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Any of the above" because files can be saved to a 3 1/2" floppy disk, a hard drive, or a USB/Flash drive. The question is asking for the location where files can be saved, and all three options mentioned are valid choices for saving files.

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  • 3. 

    Do you have to close one document before opening another document?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    It is not necessary to close one document before opening another document. Many applications allow users to have multiple documents open simultaneously, allowing for easy switching between them. This allows users to work on multiple documents at the same time without the need to constantly close and reopen them.

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  • 4. 

    What does it mean if a command is a "toggle" command?

    • A.

      Click once to turn on, click again to turn off

    • B.

      Bold

    • C.

      There is no such command

    • D.

      I have no idea

    Correct Answer
    A. Click once to turn on, click again to turn off
    Explanation
    A "toggle" command refers to a command that can switch between two states by clicking it once to turn it on and clicking it again to turn it off. This type of command provides a convenient way to alternate between two options or settings without the need for separate on and off commands.

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  • 5. 

    What is the purpose of the undo command?

    • A.

      To reverse the last action

    • B.

      To repeat the last action

    • C.

      Neither of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. To reverse the last action
    Explanation
    The purpose of the undo command is to reverse the last action. This allows users to revert back to a previous state or undo any changes that were made. It is a useful feature that helps in correcting mistakes or making changes without having to start over from scratch.

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  • 6. 

    Why would you use the print preview command?

    • A.

      There is no such command

    • B.

      To store your document

    • C.

      To check your document for errors

    • D.

      To see how the document will look when printed

    Correct Answer
    D. To see how the document will look when printed
    Explanation
    The print preview command allows you to see how your document will appear when printed. This is helpful because it allows you to check for any formatting issues or errors before actually printing the document. By previewing the document, you can make any necessary adjustments or corrections to ensure that it looks exactly how you want it to when it is printed.

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  • 7. 

    Does the spelling and grammar check find every error in a document?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    The spelling and grammar check does not find every error in a document. While it can detect certain spelling mistakes and grammar issues, it is not foolproof and may miss errors or provide incorrect suggestions. It relies on pre-programmed rules and may not catch contextual errors or stylistic issues. Therefore, it is important for users to manually proofread their documents to ensure accuracy and clarity.

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  • 8. 

    What does the red wavy line indicate?

    • A.

      Grammatical error

    • B.

      Name

    • C.

      Possible spelling error

    Correct Answer
    C. Possible spelling error
    Explanation
    The red wavy line indicates a possible spelling error. When typing, if a word is not recognized or does not match the dictionary, it is underlined with a red wavy line to indicate that it may be misspelled. This feature helps users to identify and correct spelling mistakes in their written text.

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  • 9. 

    What does a green wavy line indicate?

    • A.

      Possible grammatical error

    • B.

      Possible spelling error

    • C.

      It is correct

    Correct Answer
    A. Possible grammatical error
    Explanation
    A green wavy line indicates a possible grammatical error. This could be an indication that there is an issue with the sentence structure, word order, or grammar rules. The green wavy line is a visual cue provided by many writing and editing software programs to highlight potential errors and prompt the user to review and correct them.

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  • 10. 

    How often should you save your work?

    • A.

      Every 3 minutes

    • B.

      Save work only when it is completed

    • C.

      The computer automatically saves it for you

    • D.

      Often

    Correct Answer
    D. Often
    Explanation
    It is important to save your work often to avoid losing any progress or data in case of unexpected events such as power outages, system crashes, or accidental closures. Saving your work frequently ensures that you have the most up-to-date version saved and reduces the risk of losing hours of work. It is a good practice to save your work at regular intervals, especially after making significant changes or completing a task.

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