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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following are known as font styles?

    • A.

      Serif, Sans-serif, Script

    • B.

      Times New Roman, Comic Sans, Calibri

    • C.

      Bold, Italic, Underline

    • D.

      Arial, Verdana, Courier New

    Correct Answer
    C. Bold, Italic, Underline
    Explanation
    Bold, Italic, and Underline are known as font styles because they modify the appearance of text in a document. Bold makes the text thicker and more prominent, Italic slants the text to the right, and Underline adds a line beneath the text. These font styles are commonly used to emphasize or highlight specific words or phrases in written content.

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  • 2. 

    When inserting clip art that is too big, how can you resize it?

    • A.

      Change it the same way you change the font size

    • B.

      Right-click and choose the resize option

    • C.

      Drag the handles of the clip art to resize it

    • D.

      Click the Insert tab and choose the resize option

    Correct Answer
    C. Drag the handles of the clip art to resize it
    Explanation
    To resize clip art that is too big, you can drag the handles of the clip art. This means clicking on one of the corners or edges of the clip art and dragging it inward or outward to adjust its size. This allows you to manually resize the clip art to fit your needs.

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  • 3. 

    What action would you take to highlight a word in a document?

    • A.

      Drag the mouse while holding the left mouse button

    • B.

      Right-click and choose the highlight option

    • C.

      Double-click the word to highlight it

    • D.

      Click the mouse three times to highlight the word

    Correct Answer
    A. Drag the mouse while holding the left mouse button
    Explanation
    To highlight a word in a document, you would drag the mouse while holding the left mouse button. This action allows you to select the specific word or section of text that you want to highlight by dragging the cursor over it. By holding the left mouse button, you can then apply the highlight formatting to the selected word or text.

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  • 4. 

    What is another name for the cursor in Microsoft Word?

    • A.

      Clicker

    • B.

      Blinker

    • C.

      Pointer

    • D.

      Insertion point

    Correct Answer
    D. Insertion point
    Explanation
    The cursor in Microsoft Word is commonly referred to as the "Insertion point." This is the point on the screen where the next character or element will be inserted when typing or making changes to the document. It indicates the current position within the text and allows users to navigate and edit the content effectively. The term "Insertion point" accurately describes the function and purpose of the cursor in Microsoft Word.

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  • 5. 

    What happens when you use the "cut" command in a document?

    • A.

      Only half the screen is seen

    • B.

      The application stops running

    • C.

      Selected text or graphics are removed

    • D.

      The document is automatically saved

    Correct Answer
    C. Selected text or graphics are removed
    Explanation
    When you use the "cut" command in a document, it removes the selected text or graphics from the document. This means that the content that you have selected is deleted or removed from its original location and can be pasted elsewhere. It is a commonly used command for moving or transferring content within a document or between different documents.

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  • 6. 

    Which tab is not present in Microsoft Word 2010?

    • A.

      File

    • B.

      Insert

    • C.

      Home

    • D.

      Design

    Correct Answer
    D. Design
    Explanation
    The Design tab is not present in Microsoft Word 2010. In Word 2010, the available tabs are File, Home, Insert, Page Layout, References, Mailings, Review, and View. The Design tab was introduced in later versions of Microsoft Word, such as Word 2013 and Word 2016, to provide additional options for formatting and designing documents. However, in Word 2010, users do not have the Design tab available to them.

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  • 7. 

    Which option is not found in the drop-down menu when you click the File tab in Microsoft Word 2010?

    • A.

      Save As

    • B.

      Open

    • C.

      New

    • D.

      Backup

    Correct Answer
    D. Backup
    Explanation
    In Microsoft Word 2010, the "Backup" option is not found in the drop-down menu when you click the File tab. The options typically found in the drop-down menu under the File tab include Save, Save As, Open, Close, Info, Recent, New, Print, Save & Send, Help, and Options, among others. "Backup" is not a standard option in this menu.

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  • 8. 

    Which tab would you go to for the spelling and grammar check?

    • A.

      Home

    • B.

      Review

    • C.

      Insert

    • D.

      File

    Correct Answer
    B. Review
    Explanation
    The Review tab is the correct tab to go to for the spelling and grammar check. This tab contains various tools and options for reviewing and editing the document, including the Spelling and Grammar check feature. This feature allows users to check the spelling and grammar of their document, identify and correct any errors or inconsistencies, and improve the overall quality and accuracy of the content.

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  • 9. 

    To change the font size of a word from 12 points to 18 points, which tab would you choose?

    • A.

      File

    • B.

      Home

    • C.

      Insert

    • D.

      Page Layout

    Correct Answer
    B. Home
    Explanation
    To change the font size of a word from 12 points to 18 points, you would choose the "Home" tab. The Home tab in most word processing software contains options for formatting text, including font size. By selecting the Home tab, you can easily locate and adjust the font size to the desired 18 points.

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  • 10. 

     You would use this key to bullet the items in a list.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is false because the key mentioned in the question is not used to bullet the items in a list. The key that is typically used to bullet items in a list is the "bullet" or "unordered list" key, which is usually represented by a small black dot or a symbol.

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  • 11. 

       To save a document for the first time you would choose _________,

    • A.

      Save

    • B.

      Save As

    • C.

      Neither A nor B

    Correct Answer
    B. Save As
    Explanation
    When saving a document for the first time, you would choose "Save As" because this option allows you to specify the name, file format, and location where the document will be saved. The "Save" option is used to save changes to an existing document, while "Save As" is specifically used for the initial saving process. Therefore, neither option A nor B is the correct choice for saving a document for the first time.

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  • 12. 

    You would use this key to change the color of your word from black to red.  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This key would be used to change the color of your word from black to red.

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  • 13. 

    You would use this key to make a numbered list, such as a grocery list.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This key is most likely referring to the "Numbered List" key on a keyboard. By using this key, you can easily create a numbered list, which would be useful for organizing items in a grocery list or any other list that requires numbering. Therefore, the statement "You would use this key to make a numbered list, such as a grocery list" is true.

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  • 14. 

     You would use this key to italicize a word.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    You would use the key "Ctrl+I" to italicize a word, not the given key.

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  • 15. 

     To remove a portion of the text, you would use this key.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    To remove a portion of the text, you would use the backspace key. This key allows you to delete characters to the left of the cursor. By pressing the backspace key, you can easily erase or remove unwanted text or characters from a document or text field.

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  • 16. 

    What is the name of this item?

    • A.

      Monitor

    • B.

      Keyboard

    • C.

      CPU

    • D.

      TRA

    Correct Answer
    C. CPU
    Explanation
    The correct answer is CPU. CPU stands for Central Processing Unit, which is the main component of a computer that performs most of the processing inside the computer. It is responsible for executing instructions, performing calculations, and managing the flow of data between different parts of the computer. The other options, such as Monitor and Keyboard, are peripheral devices that are connected to the CPU and provide input/output functions.

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  • 17. 

    The title of Madison's report is 28 points. This is the title's  ____________.

    • A.

      Format

    • B.

      Font Size

    • C.

      Font Style

    Correct Answer
    B. Font Size
    Explanation
    The title of Madison's report is described as "28 points." This refers to the font size of the title, indicating that it is written in a larger size compared to the rest of the text. Font size refers to the measurement of the characters in a particular font, and in this case, the title stands out due to its larger size, making it more prominent and easily noticeable.

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  • 18. 

    To take a picture from the internet and put it in your document for a school report, you would choose this key.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    To take a picture from the internet and put it in your document for a school report, you would choose the "True" key. This suggests that selecting the "True" option is the correct answer because it implies that choosing the "True" key allows you to insert an internet picture into your document for a school report.

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  • 19. 

    Which tab in Microsoft Word 2010 would you select to insert a shape into a document?

    • A.

      Insert

    • B.

      Review

    • C.

      View

    • D.

      File

    Correct Answer
    A. Insert
    Explanation
    To insert a shape into a document in Microsoft Word 2010, you would select the "Insert" tab. This tab contains various options for inserting different types of objects into the document, including shapes. By clicking on the "Insert" tab, you can access the "Shapes" button, which allows you to choose from a variety of shapes to insert into your document.

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  • 20. 

    If you want to add a table or a radial diagram to your document, which tab would you choose?

    • A.

      File

    • B.

      Home

    • C.

      Insert

    • D.

      Save

    Correct Answer
    C. Insert
    Explanation
    If you want to add a table or a radial diagram to your document, you would choose the "Insert" tab. The "Insert" tab in most document editing software contains various options for inserting different types of elements into the document, such as tables, pictures, shapes, and charts. Therefore, selecting the "Insert" tab would provide the necessary tools and options to add a table or a radial diagram to the document.

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  • 21. 

     What is the function of this key? 

    • A.

      Paste

    • B.

      Copy

    • C.

      Delete

    • D.

      Undo

    Correct Answer
    D. Undo
    Explanation
    The function of the Undo key is to reverse the previous action or restore the document to its previous state. This allows the user to easily correct mistakes or revert changes made in the document.

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  • 22. 

     What is the function of this key?

    • A.

      Left Align

    • B.

      Justify

    • C.

      Center

    • D.

      Right Align

    Correct Answer
    C. Center
    Explanation
    The function of the center key is to align the text or content in the center of a document or page. This means that the text will be evenly spaced from both the left and right margins, creating a visually balanced appearance. Center alignment is commonly used for headings, titles, or any content that needs to be emphasized or stand out in the middle of a page.

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  • 23. 

    It is possible to add a column to a table that you have already created and entered information into.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In database management systems, it is possible to add a new column to an existing table even after data has been entered into it. This can be done using SQL statements such as ALTER TABLE. This flexibility allows for the modification and expansion of the table structure without losing any existing data. Therefore, the statement "It is possible to add a column to a table that you have already created and entered information into" is true.

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  • 24. 

    You have created a table, and you want to add 3 more rows to it. To add the new rows to the table, you would...

    • A.

      Delete the table and start over

    • B.

      Left-click and choose Insert Rows

    • C.

      Right-click and choose Insert Rows

    • D.

      Choose the Insert tab and click on ADD

    Correct Answer
    C. Right-click and choose Insert Rows
    Explanation
    To add new rows to the table, you would right-click on the table and choose the "Insert Rows" option. This action allows you to insert the desired number of rows without deleting the existing table or starting over.

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  • 25. 

    The name of this document is ______________.

    • A.

      Document 1

    • B.

      Jones folder

    • C.

      Microsoft Word

    • D.

      Blank

    Correct Answer
    A. Document 1
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Document 1" because it is the only option provided that matches the given information. The other options, "Jones folder," "Microsoft Word," and "Blank," do not accurately describe the name of the document.

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  • 26. 

    Which keyboard shortcut is used to undo the last action in Microsoft Word 2010?

    • A.

      Ctrl + S 

    • B.

      Ctrl + Z

    • C.

      Ctrl + C

    • D.

      Ctrl + X

    Correct Answer
    B. Ctrl + Z
    Explanation
    Ctrl + Z (Correct Answer): This keyboard shortcut is used to undo the last action performed in Microsoft Word. It is a widely used shortcut for reverting the most recent changes made to the document.

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  • 27. 

    If you began typing in this Microsoft Word document, your text would be centered.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    If you began typing in this Microsoft Word document, your text would not be centered. The statement suggests that when typing in a Microsoft Word document, the text would automatically be centered, which is not true. By default, the text in a Word document is left-aligned, meaning it starts at the left margin. To center the text, you would need to apply the center alignment formatting option manually. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 28. 

    To remove a portion of text from a document, you can ___________.

    • A.

      Cut it

    • B.

      Paste it

    • C.

      Undo it

    • D.

      Redo it

    Correct Answer
    A. Cut it
    Explanation
    To remove a portion of text from a document, you can "Cut it". Cutting text involves removing the selected text from its original location and storing it in the clipboard. This allows you to then paste it elsewhere in the document or in a different document altogether. Cutting is a common function used in text editing to quickly remove unwanted or unnecessary content.

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  • 29. 

    You can take a selection that you have cut or copied from the clipboard and _____________ it into a document.

    • A.

      Cut

    • B.

      Paste

    • C.

      Copy

    • D.

      Undo

    Correct Answer
    B. Paste
    Explanation
    To insert a selection from the clipboard into a document, you need to "paste" it. The action of pasting allows you to transfer the content that you have previously cut or copied to a new location in the document. This is a common feature in word processing software that enables users to easily move or duplicate content within a document.

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  • 30. 

    Different lettering designs which can be used to add variety to documents are called __________________.

    • A.

      Symbols

    • B.

      Bullets

    • C.

      Fonts

    • D.

      Hyperlinks

    Correct Answer
    C. Fonts
    Explanation
    Fonts refer to different lettering designs that can be used to add variety to documents. They include various styles, sizes, and weights of typefaces that can enhance the visual appeal and readability of text. By using different fonts, one can create a distinct and unique look for their documents, making them more visually appealing and engaging for the readers. Fonts play a crucial role in conveying the tone, mood, and style of the content, and they are an essential element in graphic design and typography.

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  • 31. 

    The feature that will reverse your action should you make a mistake is called __________.

    • A.

      Undo

    • B.

      Spell Check

    • C.

      Paste

    • D.

      Insert

    Correct Answer
    A. Undo
    Explanation
    The feature that will reverse your action should you make a mistake is called "Undo." It allows users to revert back to a previous state or undo the last action performed. This feature is commonly found in software applications and provides a way to correct errors or unintended changes made by the user. By selecting the "Undo" option, the system will reverse the most recent action and restore the previous state, helping to prevent any unwanted changes from being permanent.

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  • 32. 

    This command creates a duplicate of a selection and saves it to the clipboard.

    • A.

      Cut

    • B.

      Paste

    • C.

      Copy

    • D.

      Print

    Correct Answer
    C. Copy
    Explanation
    This command is used to create a duplicate of a selected item or text and save it to the clipboard. The copied content can then be pasted in another location or document. It is commonly used when you want to duplicate information without removing it from its original location.

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  • 33. 

    When your text is lined up on your right margin, you could say that it is _______________.

    • A.

      Poetry

    • B.

      Right Aligned

    • C.

      Centered

    • D.

      Horizontal

    Correct Answer
    B. Right Aligned
    Explanation
    When your text is lined up on your right margin, you could say that it is "Right Aligned".

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  • 34. 

    Font size is measured in __________.

    • A.

      Centimeters

    • B.

      Bytes

    • C.

      Points

    • D.

      Inches

    Correct Answer
    C. Points
    Explanation
    Font size is measured in points. Points are a unit of measurement commonly used in typography to determine the size of a font. One point is equal to 1/72 of an inch, so the larger the point size, the larger the font will appear. This measurement system allows for consistent and precise control over the size of text in printed materials and digital designs.

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  • 35. 

    A table is a grid into which data can be entered.  It is made up of ___________.

    • A.

      Rows

    • B.

      Columns

    • C.

      Both a & b

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Both a & b
    Explanation
    A table is made up of rows and columns, allowing data to be entered into a grid-like structure. Rows represent horizontal lines of data, while columns represent vertical lines of data. Therefore, the correct answer is both a & b.

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