Microsoft Word Assessment

12 Questions
Microsoft Word Assessment

DIRECTIONS:The following quiz will test your knowledge of basic Microsoft Word functions. This quiz is intended to test your current knowledge, therefore, the goal is not to get as many questions right as possible. If you do not know the answer to a question, select the option that says, "I don't know and I want to skip this question".

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The following questions will ask you to perform tasks on the computer you are using. If you are able to complete the task, complete it and choose "I have completed the task" from the choices below. If you are not able to complete the task, choose " I want to skip this question" from the options below"TASK:Please complete the following steps: 1.  Open Microsoft Word..2.  On the document type your full name, birthday and astrological sign. If you       don't know your astrological sign or don't want to tell us, then write the name       of the street you live on.3.  Name the document "About_____" and save it to the desktop. (In the blank       space you would just put your name. Example: AboutChristy)4.  Close Microsoft Word. 5.  Open your document "About___" and print it. Place the document in the       folder to your left.
    • A. 

      I have completed the task.

    • B. 

      I want to skip this question.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      I have completed the task.

    • B. 

      I want to skip this question.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      II have completed the task.

    • B. 

      I want to skip this question.

  • 4. 
    The Backspace key:
    • A. 

      Moves the cursor backward one space.

    • B. 

      Deletes an entire line of text.

  • 5. 
    The Home and End keys:
    • A. 

      Take you to the top or bottom of a page.

    • B. 

      Move the cursor to the beginning or end of a line of text.

  • 6. 
    The Page Up and  Down keys:
    • A. 

      Move the cursor to the top or bottom of a document.

    • B. 

      Move the cursor up or down several lines.

  • 7. 
    The Delete key:
    • A. 

      Erases selected information on the page.

    • B. 

      Deletes an entire page of information.

  • 8. 
    In MS Word, what is the best way to undo something you just did to your document?
    • A. 

      Use the backspace or delete button.

    • B. 

      Use the Undo key which looks like a curved arrow pointing backwards.

    • C. 

      Close the document without saving any changes. Work that hasn't already been saved will be lost but recent, unsaved changes will be undone.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The following questions will ask you to perform tasks on the computer you are using.If you are able to complete the task, complete it and choose "I have completed the task" from the choices below.If you are unable to complete the task, choose "I want to skip this question" from the choices below.TASK:Open "article1.doc" from the desktop and perform the following functions.1.   Insert page numbers.2.   Locate the title, "White Europeans Only Evolved 5,500 Years Ago After       Food Habits Changed'. Make the tile bold, change the size to 16pt, the color       to blue and the font style to Times New Roman.3.   Italicize the subtitle "Daily Mail Reporter".4.   Find the phrase "Vitamin D" in the third paragraph and underline it.5.   Double-space the body of the article (the text that comes after the date).6.   Select the title, author name and date. Justify them to the center of the page.7.   Change the left margin of the article body to a half an inch.8.   Find the phrase "African American women" in the last paragraph. Put it in       all-caps and double-underline it.9.   Spell check the document and make all needed corrections.10. Name your document "articleYourName" where YourName is your first       name (example: articleTerry). Save it to the desktop.
    • A. 

      I have completed the task.

    • B. 

      I want to skip this question.

  • 10. 
    The following questions will ask you to perform tasks on the computer you are using.If you are able to complete the task, complete it and choose "I have completed the task" from the choices below.If you are unable to complete the task, choose "I want to skip this question" from the choices below.TASK:Go to MS Word and open a fax cover sheet template. Put "Ron" in the "To" line and put your name in the "From" line. Print a copy and put it in the envelope to your left.
    • A. 

      I have completed the task

    • B. 

      I want to skip this question.

  • 11. 
    In an MS Word document, make a bulleted list of the following  items:  dog, snake, nutria, rooster, lizard.  Save the document to the desktop as “yourNameList” where yourName is your first name (example: SandraList).   On that same Word document, make a numbered list of the following items: Paris, Calgary, Kinshasa, Bangalore, Wellington.  Save your work.
    • A. 

      I have completed the task.

    • B. 

      I want to skip this question.

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Go to File and select "Live Chat with Microsoft Tech Support".

    • B. 

      Click on the question mark icon in the top right hand corner.

    • C. 

      Go to File > Help

    • D. 

      I don't know and I want to skip this question.