Success Academy Microsoft Word Quiz

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Microsoft Word Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Let's say that you have just finished typing a short paragraph that is indented and italicized. You need to start another paragraph, and you want it to also be indented and italicized. Which of the following keys could you use to both start a new paragraph AND copy all the formatting down from the previous paragraph?
    • A. 

      The Enter key

    • B. 

      The Down Arrow key

    • C. 

      The Page Down key

    • D. 

      The Backspace key

  • 2. 
    Which of the following keystrokes is guaranteed to instantly take you to the beginning of your document, regardless of document length or current location of the insertion point?
    • A. 

      Home

    • B. 

      Page Up

    • C. 

      CTRL + Home

    • D. 

      CTRL + Page Up

  • 3. 
    Suppose you have two or more documents open simultaneously. What keyboard shortcut can be used to switch between these documents?
    • A. 

      CTRL + F5

    • B. 

      CTRL + F6

    • C. 

      CTRL + F7

    • D. 

      CTRL + F8

  • 4. 
    In Word, a document that is wider than it is tall would be said to be in:
    • A. 

      Portrait mode

    • B. 

      Wide mode

    • C. 

      Landscape mode

    • D. 

      Poster mode

  • 5. 
    According to Word's definition of a "paragraph", which of the following would qualify as a paragraph?
    • A. 

      Two or more words followed by an ENTER

    • B. 

      One sentence followed by an ENTER

    • C. 

      Two or more sentences followed by an ENTER

    • D. 

      all of the above

  • 6. 
    Which key is designed to eliminate any errors found to the RIGHT of your insertion point?
    • A. 

      Delete

    • B. 

      Backspace

    • C. 

      CTRL

    • D. 

      Space Bar

  • 7. 
    Suppose you want to send a Word 2010 document to a person who uses a word processor you've never heard of on an obsolete computer that is running a non-standard operating system. Which of these saved file formats would give your friend the greatest chance of being able to open your document?
    • A. 

      WordPerfect

    • B. 

      Works

    • C. 

      Rich Text Format

    • D. 

      Text Only

  • 8. 
    By default, all of the text in your paragraphs will be:
    • A. 

      Left aligned

    • B. 

      Right aligned

    • C. 

      Centered

    • D. 

      Justified

  • 9. 
    A 7 point font would be exactly:
    • A. 

      7/10 of an inch tall

    • B. 

      7/12 of an inch tall

    • C. 

      7/26 of an inch tall

    • D. 

      7/72 of an inch tall

  • 10. 
    Which of the following type of indent might be used in a bibliography?
    • A. 

      Left indent

    • B. 

      Double indent

    • C. 

      First line indent

    • D. 

      Hanging indent

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a keyboard shortcut for the thesaurus?
    • A. 

      SHIFT + F7

    • B. 

      SHIFT + F5

    • C. 

      SHIFT + F3

    • D. 

      SHIFT + F1

  • 12. 
    If you set tabs with your ruler displayed, Word will make a mark on the ruler to illustrate the tab position. Which of the following marks would Word use to mark the position of a center tab?
    • A. 

      an 'L'

    • B. 

      A backwards 'L'

    • C. 

      An upside down 'T'

    • D. 

      An upside-down 'T' with a dot

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