Microsoft Word Functions Trivia: How Much You Know? Quiz

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Do you know that the first computer application that most people are introduced to is usually Microsoft word, one is expected to understand all its functions before they can move on to the next stage? How much you know the different tools in Word and how they are used? Do take the test ad get a chance to test out your understanding.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many margins are on a page?

    • A.

      Two(header and footer)

    • B.

      Four(top,bottom,left, right)

    • C.

      Two(landscape and Portrait)

    • D.

      Two( top and bottom)

    Correct Answer
    B. Four(top,bottom,left, right)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is four (top, bottom, left, right). This is because margins are the blank spaces around the content of a page, and they can be present on all four sides of the page. The top and bottom margins control the spacing above and below the content, while the left and right margins control the spacing on the sides of the content. Therefore, there are four margins on a page.

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  • 2. 

    Which key moves your cursor from one line to the next on your document?

    • A.

      Tab

    • B.

      Shift

    • C.

      Enter

    • D.

      Ctrl+ Enter

    Correct Answer
    C. Enter
    Explanation
    The Enter key moves the cursor from one line to the next on a document. When you press Enter, it creates a new paragraph or line break, allowing you to start typing on the next line. This is a common function used in word processing programs and text editors to separate content into different lines or paragraphs.

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  • 3. 

    What is the default file extension for all Word documents?

    • A.

      Txt

    • B.

      Wrd

    • C.

      Fil

    • D.

      Doc

    Correct Answer
    D. Doc
    Explanation
    The default file extension for all Word documents is "doc". This is the standard file format used by Microsoft Word to save documents. It allows the user to easily identify and open Word documents with the appropriate software.

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  • 4. 

    In order to  save an existing document with a different name you need to :

    • A.

      Retype the document and give it a different name

    • B.

      Use the Save as.... command

    • C.

      Copy and Paste the original document to a new document and then save

    • D.

      Use Windows Explorer to copy the document to a different location and then rename it

    Correct Answer
    B. Use the Save as.... command
    Explanation
    To save an existing document with a different name, you need to use the "Save as...." command. This command allows you to create a copy of the original document and save it with a new name, without altering the original file. By using "Save as....", you can easily create multiple versions or variations of the same document while keeping the original intact.

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  • 5. 

    Which keyboard shortcut bolds selected text?

    • A.

      Ctrl +B

    • B.

      Alt+B

    • C.

      File/Format/Bold

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Ctrl +B
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ctrl + B. This keyboard shortcut is commonly used to bold selected text in various text editing applications. By pressing Ctrl + B, the selected text will be formatted with a bold font style. The other options, Alt + B and File/Format/Bold, are not the correct shortcuts for bolding selected text.

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  • 6. 

    The ribbon consist of

    • A.

      Blocks

    • B.

      Tabs & Groups

    • C.

      Letters

    • D.

      Smaller ribbons

    Correct Answer
    B. Tabs & Groups
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Tabs & Groups" because the ribbon is a user interface element in Microsoft Office applications that organizes commands into a series of tabs. Each tab contains groups of related commands, making it easier for users to find and use the tools they need. The other options mentioned, such as blocks, letters, and smaller ribbons, are not accurate descriptions of the components of the ribbon.

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  • 7. 

    What is the name of the feature that will allow you to take a step backward if you've made a mistake? 

    • A.

      Cancel

    • B.

      Undo

    • C.

      Redo

    • D.

      Retype

    Correct Answer
    B. Undo
    Explanation
    The feature that allows you to take a step backward if you've made a mistake is called "Undo." This feature allows you to reverse the previous action or restore the previous state, effectively undoing any changes made. It is commonly found in software applications and allows users to easily correct errors or revert to a previous version.

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  • 8. 

    When changing a selection in word, ie: font, color or size, what step must be taken first? 

    • A.

      Paste the text

    • B.

      Cut the text

    • C.

      Highlight the text

    • D.

      Delete the text

    Correct Answer
    C. Highlight the text
    Explanation
    To change a selection in Word, such as the font, color, or size, the first step that must be taken is to highlight the text. This allows the user to specify which portion of the text they want to modify before proceeding with the desired changes.

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  • 9. 

    To use your keyboard instead of the mouse to select tools on the ribbon, you display the KeyTips by pressing the ___________ key?

    • A.

      Delete

    • B.

      Ctrl

    • C.

      Alt

    • D.

      K

    Correct Answer
    C. Alt
    Explanation
    To use your keyboard instead of the mouse to select tools on the ribbon, you can display the KeyTips by pressing the Alt key. This will allow you to navigate through the different options on the ribbon using specific keyboard shortcuts instead of using the mouse.

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  • 10. 

    Where is the Quick Access Toolbar and when should you use it?

    • A.

      It is on the Home tab, and you should use it when you need to quickly launch or start a new document.

    • B.

      It floats above your text, and you should use it when you need to make formatting changes.

    • C.

      It is in the upper-left corner of the screen, and you should use it for your favorite commands.

    Correct Answer
    C. It is in the upper-left corner of the screen, and you should use it for your favorite commands.
    Explanation
    The Quick Access Toolbar is located in the upper-left corner of the screen. It should be used for your favorite commands. This means that you can customize the toolbar by adding buttons for the commands that you frequently use, making them easily accessible. By placing your favorite commands in the Quick Access Toolbar, you can save time and increase productivity by quickly accessing the functions you use most often.

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  • 11. 

    You can create bulleted lists by using the _____ tab and the _____ group.

    • A.

      Page Layout tab, Paragraph group.

    • B.

      Insert tab, Text group

    • C.

      Home tab, Paragraph group.

    Correct Answer
    C. Home tab, Paragraph group.
    Explanation
    To create bulleted lists, you need to access the formatting options related to paragraphs. In Microsoft Word, these options are available in the Home tab, specifically in the Paragraph group. This group contains various formatting tools, including the bullet point option. The Page Layout tab is primarily used for adjusting page settings, while the Insert tab is used for adding different elements to the document. Therefore, the correct answer is the Home tab, Paragraph group.

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  • 12. 

    In order to select a single word in Word, how many times must you click it?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    To select a single word in Word, you need to double-click on it. This action will highlight the entire word, allowing you to perform various operations such as copying, deleting, or formatting the selected word. Therefore, the correct answer is 2 clicks.

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  • 13. 

    What is NOT on the home ribbon? 

    • A.

      Font

    • B.

      Paste

    • C.

      Bullets

    • D.

      Tables

    Correct Answer
    D. Tables
    Explanation
    The home ribbon typically includes various options and tools for formatting and editing documents. It commonly consists of options like Font, Paste, and Bullets. However, Tables are not typically found on the home ribbon as they are usually accessed through a separate tab or menu specifically dedicated to working with tables.

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  • 14. 

    What 1 short cut key will start the spell check feature? 

    • A.

      F1

    • B.

      F4

    • C.

      F7

    • D.

      F8

    Correct Answer
    C. F7
    Explanation
    Pressing the F7 key will start the spell check feature in many applications, including Microsoft Word. This key is commonly used to check the spelling and grammar of a document, highlighting any errors and offering suggestions for corrections. It is a convenient shortcut that helps users quickly identify and correct spelling mistakes in their text without having to manually search for errors.

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  • 15. 

    Using the ribbon, where would you go to activate the Ruler on your document?

    • A.

      Insert>Reference

    • B.

      View> Ruler

    • C.

      File> Open

    • D.

      View> Toolbars

    Correct Answer
    B. View> Ruler
    Explanation
    To activate the Ruler on your document, you would go to the View tab on the ribbon. From there, you can find the Ruler option and select it to activate the Ruler on your document.

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  • 16. 

    On what tab can you find the "columns" feature for your text?

    • A.

      Home

    • B.

      Insert

    • C.

      Page Layout

    • D.

      View

    Correct Answer
    C. Page Layout
    Explanation
    The "columns" feature for text can be found on the Page Layout tab. This tab typically contains options and tools related to formatting and arranging the layout of a document, including features like columns, page orientation, margins, and page breaks.

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  • 17. 

    The Clip-Art Gallery consists of pictures that come with Word, as well as pictures available on Microsoft Office Online.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Clip-Art Gallery in Word includes pictures that are pre-installed in the software and also pictures that can be accessed online through Microsoft Office Online. This means that users have a wide range of options when it comes to selecting and using clip art in their documents.

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  • 18. 

    A new tab will appear on the Ribbon if: 

    • A.

      You click on a picture or select a picture

    • B.

      You click the Picture command on the Insert tab

    • C.

      You hit the delete Button

    Correct Answer
    A. You click on a picture or select a picture
    Explanation
    When you click on a picture or select a picture, a new tab will appear on the Ribbon. This new tab is specifically designed for editing and formatting pictures, providing various options and tools to manipulate the selected picture. This allows users to easily access and utilize the picture editing features without having to navigate through multiple tabs or menus.

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  • 19. 

    After selecting text, use the ___________ and ___________ commands to move the text to a different location.

    • A.

      Cut; Paste

    • B.

      Copy; Paste

    • C.

      Copy; delete

    Correct Answer
    A. Cut; Paste
    Explanation
    To move text to a different location, the appropriate commands to use are "Cut" and "Paste". The "Cut" command removes the selected text from its original location and places it on the clipboard. Then, the "Paste" command is used to insert the cut text at the desired new location. This allows for the text to be relocated without the need for duplication or deletion.

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  • 20. 

    What tab do you use to change margins? 

    • A.

      Insert

    • B.

      Page Layout

    • C.

      View

    • D.

      Home

    Correct Answer
    B. Page Layout
    Explanation
    The Page Layout tab is used to change margins in a document. This tab provides options and tools for adjusting the layout and formatting of the document, including margins, page orientation, page size, and other page-related settings. By selecting the Page Layout tab, users can easily modify the margins of their document to meet their specific requirements.

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