Microsoft Word Pre-test Part 1

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Microsoft Word Quizzes & Trivia

If you have a computer and are thinking of typing a letter or document one of the most basic tools you need to know how to use is Microsoft word. Over the past weeks we have unlocked all we can do using Microsoft word and as promised below is a multiple-choice pre-assessment test designed to test you Microsoft word skills. Take it up!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which statement is TRUE about Cut and Copy?
    • A. 

      Cut removes selected text and copy moves selected text.

    • B. 

      They serve the same purpose.

    • C. 

      Cut removes selected text and copy duplicates selected text.

    • D. 

      Cut duplicates selected text and copy removes selected text.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Tabs can only be changed once in a document

    • B. 

      Left tabs cannot be changed to right tabs

    • C. 

      Tabs must be set every one-half inch

    • D. 

      Tabs can be set as left, right, center, or decimal tabs

  • 3. 
    The purpose of the Search and Replace feature is to:
    • A. 

      Search for text strings and replace with new text strings.

    • B. 

      Search for misspellings.

    • C. 

      Search form words and suggest synonyms and antonyms.

    • D. 

      Search for proper nouns.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Time because it prints faster.

    • B. 

      Paper because you can print on both sides of the paper.

    • C. 

      Time because it eliminates proofreading.

    • D. 

      Time and paper by helping you catch errors before printing a hard copy.

  • 5. 
    The BEST way to put a page number or date at the bottom of each page of a 5-page report is to use the:
    • A. 

      Header

    • B. 

      Footer

    • C. 

      Top margin.

    • D. 

      Bottom margin.

  • 6. 
    The word processing feature that prints text either above the top margin or below the bottom margin on a page is known as:
    • A. 

      Sorting

    • B. 

      Searching

    • C. 

      Spell check

    • D. 

      Header/Footer.

  • 7. 
    If you have overused the word, EXCITING, in an essay, what word processing feature can suggest other words with the same meaning?
    • A. 

      Spell check

    • B. 

      Thesaurus

    • C. 

      Search and Replace

    • D. 

      Help

  • 8. 
    The explanation for the spell check feature highlighting the word, MANTEO, even though it is spelled correctly is:
    • A. 

      Manteo should not be capitalized.

    • B. 

      Manteo is misspelled.

    • C. 

      Manteo is not in the spell check dictionary

    • D. 

      It is searching for a synonym.

  • 9. 
    To quickly move the cursor 3 inches to the right in your document so that you can enter data, you should:
    • A. 

      Use the space bar.

    • B. 

      Use the one-half inch preset tab stops.

    • C. 

      Use the End key.

    • D. 

      Set a tab stop at 3 inches.

  • 10. 
    Which word processing feature allows text to remain in the old position and also be duplicated to a new position in a document?
    • A. 

      Copy and paste.

    • B. 

      Format

    • C. 

      Move

    • D. 

      Cut and paste

  • 11. 
    Text formatting that aligns the first line of a paragraph at the left margin, but the remaining lines are indented is known as:
    • A. 

      First line indent.

    • B. 

      Hanging indent.

    • C. 

      Horizonally centered.

    • D. 

      Left aligned text.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following features is NOT an editing feature?
    • A. 

      Cut

    • B. 

      Copy

    • C. 

      Save

    • D. 

      Paste

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Adjust the spacing between characters.

    • B. 

      Align text in columns and to indent lines of text.

    • C. 

      Align text at the left margin.

    • D. 

      Set the right margin.

  • 14. 
    The CUT command differs from the COPY command because the highlighted text is:
    • A. 

      Duplicated

    • B. 

      Erased from its old position.

    • C. 

      Replaced with a synonym.

    • D. 

      Formatted.

  • 15. 
    Which of the following statements about character formatting is true?
    • A. 

      Character formatting refers to the appearance of text on the page

    • B. 

      Character formatting refers to changing the default side margins

    • C. 

      Headers and footers are examples of character formatting

    • D. 

      Printing is an example fo character formatting

  • 16. 
    When a line gets too long and the extra words are moved automatically to the next line as you key, this is known as:
    • A. 

      Wordiness

    • B. 

      Page format

    • C. 

      Page layout.

    • D. 

      Word wrap.

  • 17. 
    One of the major advantages of word processing is the ability to:
    • A. 

      Edit documents.

    • B. 

      Exit quickly.

    • C. 

      Read documents.

    • D. 

      Send documents.

  • 18. 
    The character formatting feature that evenly slants text to the right is known as:
    • A. 

      Boldface

    • B. 

      Italics

    • C. 

      Capitalizing

    • D. 

      Underlining

  • 19. 
    The character formatting feature that darkens the appearance of text is called:
    • A. 

      Boldface

    • B. 

      Italics

    • C. 

      Small caps.

    • D. 

      Underlining.

  • 20. 
    The word processing feature that forces every line to end evenly at the right margin is called:
    • A. 

      Right justification

    • B. 

      Left justification.

    • C. 

      Centering

    • D. 

      Left margin.

  • 21. 
    A type design for an entire set of characters is called a:
    • A. 

      Point

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Font

    • D. 

      Text

  • 22. 
    The page margins of a document refer to the:
    • A. 

      Header on each page.

    • B. 

      Page orientation.

    • C. 

      Portrait orientation.

    • D. 

      White space surrounding the page.

  • 23. 
    Line spacing refers to the:
    • A. 

      Vertical spacing between lines of text.

    • B. 

      Horixontal spacing between words.

    • C. 

      Horizontal spacing between characters

    • D. 

      Top and bottom margins.