Microsoft Word Features And Functions

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This quiz is designed to measure your applied understanding of the features and functions of using Microsoft Word. Your ability to use this application as a productivity enhancement tool will also be assessed.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the purpose of the ribbon?

    • A.

      The ribbon contains the basic commands that were previously found on the File menu.

    • B.

      The ribbon serves as a clipboard to store and format text for future use

    • C.

      The ribbon consists of tabs that group together similar activities or functions

    Correct Answer
    C. The ribbon consists of tabs that group together similar activities or functions
    Explanation
    The purpose of the ribbon is to organize and group together similar activities or functions. It consists of tabs that allow users to easily access and navigate different sets of commands related to specific tasks. By grouping related commands together, the ribbon enhances the user experience by providing a more organized and intuitive interface for accessing various features and functionalities.

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  • 2. 

    This toolbar includes icons to save a document, to undo/redo the last action and can be customized to include commonly-used commands.

    • A.

      Word Interface Toolbar

    • B.

      Quick Access Toolbar

    • C.

      Basic Skills Toolbar

    Correct Answer
    B. Quick Access Toolbar
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Quick Access Toolbar". This toolbar includes icons for saving a document, undoing or redoing the last action, and can be customized to include commonly-used commands. It provides quick and easy access to frequently used functions, allowing users to perform actions more efficiently.

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  • 3. 

    The Page Layout Tab offers the following options:

    • A.

      The ability to adjust margins

    • B.

      The functionality to change page orientation

    • C.

      The options to add borders and watermarks

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The Page Layout Tab offers the ability to adjust margins, change page orientation, and add borders and watermarks. This means that all of the given options are correct.

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  • 4. 

    Select the name of the tab that includes proofing tools such as spell check, thesaurus and word count:

    • A.

      Review Tab

    • B.

      Home Tab

    • C.

      References Tab

    Correct Answer
    A. Review Tab
    Explanation
    The Review Tab is the correct answer because it includes proofing tools such as spell check, thesaurus, and word count. This tab is specifically designed for reviewing and editing documents, making it the most appropriate place to find these types of tools. The Home Tab is more focused on basic formatting options, while the References Tab is used for managing citations and bibliographies.

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  • 5. 

    If you know you consistently misspelled the name of a person in a lengthy document, the following feature can help you:

    • A.

      Research and Review

    • B.

      Find and Replace

    • C.

      Autofind and Execute

    Correct Answer
    B. Find and Replace
    Explanation
    The "Find and Replace" feature allows you to search for a specific word or phrase in a document and replace it with another word or phrase. In this scenario, if you consistently misspelled the name of a person in a lengthy document, you can use the "Find and Replace" feature to quickly locate all instances of the misspelled name and replace it with the correct spelling. This saves time and ensures that the document is error-free.

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  • 6. 

    What command would you enter to start a new page?

    • A.

      CTRL + END

    • B.

      CTRL + TAB

    • C.

      CTRL + ENTER

    Correct Answer
    C. CTRL + ENTER
    Explanation
    To start a new page, you would enter the command "CTRL + ENTER". This keyboard shortcut is commonly used in word processing programs to insert a page break and begin a new page. By pressing the "CTRL" key and the "ENTER" key simultaneously, you can quickly move the cursor to the next page, allowing you to continue typing or formatting your document on a fresh page.

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  • 7. 

    Provide an example of how you would use the track changes features.  Be certain to explain how this function works in addition to giving an example of how it could be used.

  • 8. 

    Explain how you would hide the dots between words and other formatting symbols that may appear on your screen.

  • 9. 

    Right click the mouse button to launch...

    • A.

      The Microsoft Office button and commands

    • B.

      The shortcut menu

    • C.

      The undo command

    Correct Answer
    B. The shortcut menu
    Explanation
    Right-clicking the mouse button typically opens a shortcut menu, which provides a quick and convenient way to access various commands and options related to the selected item or area. This menu allows users to perform actions such as copying, pasting, deleting, formatting, and more, depending on the context. Therefore, the correct answer is "the shortcut menu."

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  • 10. 

    The _________ tab allows you to an enter a citation for a source quoted or referenced in a document, which Word will automatically format according to the style (e.g., MLA, APA...) you selected.

    • A.

      References

    • B.

      Review

    • C.

      Add-Ins

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. References
    Explanation
    The References tab in Microsoft Word allows users to enter citations for sources quoted or referenced in a document. Word then automatically formats the citation according to the selected style, such as MLA or APA. This tab provides tools for managing and organizing references, creating bibliographies, and inserting citations within the document.

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