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  • 1. 

    Times New Roman, Comic Sans, and Calibri are called_______.

    • A.

      Fonts

    • B.

      Variations

    • C.

      Font sizes

    Correct Answer
    A. Fonts
    Explanation
    Times New Roman, Comic Sans, and Calibri are referred to as "fonts" because they are different typefaces or designs that determine the visual appearance of text. Fonts are a collection of characters with a consistent style, such as the shape, size, and weight of the letters. These three options listed in the question are all examples of specific font styles that can be chosen to display text in a document or on a screen.

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  • 2. 

    You insert clip art and it is too big. To resize it you would _____.

    • A.

      Change it the same way you change the font size

    • B.

      Click on the clip art to show the handles and drag a handle to resize it

    • C.

      Click the insert tab and choose resize

    Correct Answer
    B. Click on the clip art to show the handles and drag a handle to resize it
    Explanation
    To resize clip art, you need to click on the clip art to reveal the handles, and then you can drag one of the handles to adjust its size. This method allows you to manually resize the clip art according to your preferences.

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  • 3. 

    What would you do to highlight a word?  You position the cursor next to the word and then _____.

    • A.

      Drag the mouse while holding the left mouse button

    • B.

      Roll mouse around

    • C.

      Click the mouse three times

    Correct Answer
    A. Drag the mouse while holding the left mouse button
    Explanation
    To highlight a word, you would position the cursor next to the word and then drag the mouse while holding the left mouse button. This action allows you to select the word by dragging the cursor over it, which highlights it.

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  • 4. 

    Another name for the cursor is the ____.

    • A.

      Clicker

    • B.

      Blinker

    • C.

      Insertion point

    Correct Answer
    C. Insertion point
    Explanation
    The term "cursor" refers to the visual indicator on a computer screen that shows where the next action or input will occur. Another name for the cursor is the "insertion point" because it represents the location where text or other content will be inserted or added.

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  • 5. 

    What happens in a document when the "cut" command is used?

    • A.

      Only half the screen is seen.

    • B.

      The application stops running.

    • C.

      Selected text or graphics are removed.

    Correct Answer
    C. Selected text or graphics are removed.
    Explanation
    When the "cut" command is used in a document, it removes the selected text or graphics from the document. This means that the content that was selected will be deleted and no longer visible in the document. The "cut" command is commonly used to move or transfer selected content to another location within the document or to a different document altogether.

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  • 6. 

    What tab do you go to for the spelling and grammar check?

    • A.

      Home

    • B.

      Review

    • C.

      Insert

    • D.

      File

    Correct Answer
    B. Review
    Explanation
    The Review tab is where you can find the spelling and grammar check feature in most word processing programs. This tab typically contains various tools and options for reviewing and editing your document, including the spell check and grammar check functions. By going to the Review tab, you can easily access and utilize these features to ensure that your document is free of spelling and grammar errors.

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  • 7. 

    Which tab would you choose to change the font size of a word from 12 points to 18 points?

    • A.

      File

    • B.

      Home

    • C.

      Insert

    • D.

      Page Layout

    Correct Answer
    B. Home
    Explanation
    The Home tab is the correct choice to change the font size of a word from 12 points to 18 points. The Home tab in most applications is where you can find the basic formatting options such as font, size, and style. By selecting the text and navigating to the Home tab, you can easily change the font size to your desired value.

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  • 8. 

       You would use this key to bullet the items in a list.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This key is not used to bullet the items in a list. Instead, the key used for bulleting items in a list is usually the "•" key or the "Ctrl + Shift + L" shortcut.

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  • 9. 

      To save a document for the first time you would choose _________,

    • A.

      Save

    • B.

      Save As

    • C.

      Neither A nor B

    Correct Answer
    B. Save As
    Explanation
    When saving a document for the first time, the correct option would be "Save As." This is because the "Save As" option allows the user to specify the name, location, and file format of the document being saved. On the other hand, selecting "Save" would simply save the document without giving the user the opportunity to choose these details. Therefore, "Save As" is the appropriate choice when saving a document for the first time.

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  • 10. 

    You would use this key to change the color of your word from black to red. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is true because if you want to change the color of a word from black to red, you would use the key mentioned in the question.

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  • 11. 

      You would use this key to make a numbered list, such as a grocery list.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This key is most likely referring to the "Numbered List" key on a keyboard. By pressing this key, you can create a numbered list, which is useful for organizing items in a specific order, like a grocery list. Therefore, the statement "You would use this key to make a numbered list, such as a grocery list" is true.

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  • 12. 

      You would use this key to italicize a word.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    You would use this key to italicize a word. False.

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  • 13. 

     To remove a portion of the text, you would use this key.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    To remove a portion of the text, you would use the "delete" key. This key is commonly found on computer keyboards and is used to erase or remove characters, words, or entire blocks of text. By pressing the "delete" key, you can easily eliminate unwanted content from a document or text field.

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  • 14. 

    What is the name of this item?

    • A.

      Monitor

    • B.

      Keyboard

    • C.

      CPU

    • D.

      TRA

    Correct Answer
    C. CPU
    Explanation
    The correct answer is CPU because the question is asking for the name of the item, and out of the given options, CPU is the only one that refers to a computer component. A monitor and keyboard are peripherals, while TRA is not a recognizable term in the context of computer hardware. Therefore, CPU is the most appropriate answer.

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  • 15. 

    The title of Madison's report is 28 points.  This is the title's  ____________.

    • A.

      Format

    • B.

      Font Size

    • C.

      Font Style

    Correct Answer
    B. Font Size
    Explanation
    The title of Madison's report is 28 points. This indicates that the answer refers to the font size of the title. Font size determines the size of the text, and in this case, it is specified that the title is set at 28 points.

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  • 16. 

      To take a picture from the internet and put it in your document for a school report, you would choose this key.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    To take a picture from the internet and put it in your document for a school report, you would choose the "True" key. This implies that selecting the "True" option is the correct answer because it accurately reflects the action of choosing a key to insert a picture from the internet into a document for a school report.

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  • 17. 

    Which tab would you select to insert a shape in to a document?

    • A.

      Insert

    • B.

      Review

    • C.

      View

    • D.

      File

    Correct Answer
    A. Insert
    Explanation
    To insert a shape into a document, you would select the "Insert" tab. This tab typically contains various options for inserting different types of objects, such as shapes, pictures, tables, and charts. By selecting the "Insert" tab, you can access the necessary tools and commands to add a shape to your document.

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  • 18. 

    If you want to add a table or a radial diagram to your document, which tab would you choose?

    • A.

      File

    • B.

      Home

    • C.

      Insert

    • D.

      Save

    Correct Answer
    C. Insert
    Explanation
    To add a table or a radial diagram to a document, you would choose the "Insert" tab. This tab typically contains various options for inserting different types of objects or elements into the document, such as tables, pictures, shapes, charts, and more. The "Insert" tab provides a convenient and organized way to access these features and enhance the content of the document.

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  • 19. 

      What is the function of this key? 

    • A.

      Paste

    • B.

      Copy

    • C.

      Delete

    • D.

      Undo

    Correct Answer
    D. Undo
    Explanation
    The function of the "Undo" key is to reverse the previous action or command that was performed. It allows the user to go back to a previous state or restore the previous version of a document or file. This can be useful in case of accidental deletions, mistakes, or if the user wants to revert back to a previous change.

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  • 20. 

      What is the function of this key?

    • A.

      Left Align

    • B.

      Justify

    • C.

      Center

    • D.

      Right Align

    Correct Answer
    C. Center
    Explanation
    The function of the Center key is to align text or objects in the center of a document or a designated area. This can be useful for creating symmetrical layouts or for emphasizing certain elements. By selecting the Center alignment option, the text or objects will be positioned equidistant from the left and right margins of the page or container.

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  • 21. 

    It is possible to add a column to a table that you have already created and entered information into.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In database management systems, it is possible to add a column to a table that has already been created and contains data. This can be done using SQL statements such as ALTER TABLE. Adding a new column allows for additional information to be stored in the table without losing any existing data. Therefore, the statement "It is possible to add a column to a table that you have already created and entered information into" is true.

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  • 22. 

    You have created a table and you want to add 3 more rows to it.  To add the new rows to the table, you would  .....

    • A.

      Delete the table and start over

    • B.

      Left click and choose insert rows

    • C.

      Right click and choose insert rows

    • D.

      Choose the Insert tab and click on ADD

    Correct Answer
    C. Right click and choose insert rows
    Explanation
    To add new rows to the table, you would right click on the table and choose "insert rows". This option allows you to add the desired number of rows without having to delete the entire table or manually insert each row.

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  • 23. 

    The name of this document is ______________.

    • A.

      Document 1

    • B.

      Jones folder

    • C.

      Microsoft Word

    • D.

      Blank

    Correct Answer
    A. Document 1
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Document 1" because it is the only option provided that matches the given information. The other options, "Jones folder," "Microsoft Word," and "Blank," are not the names of the document but rather descriptions or categories. Therefore, "Document 1" is the correct answer as it directly corresponds to the given question.

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  • 24. 

    What is the name of this document? 

    • A.

      Blank Document

    • B.

      Document 1

    • C.

      Document 2

    • D.

      Microsoft Word

    Correct Answer
    C. Document 2
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Document 2" because it is the only option that specifically identifies the document as "Document 2." The other options either describe the document as blank or provide generic names like "Document 1" or "Microsoft Word."

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  • 25. 

    If you began typing in this Microsoft Word document, your text would be centered.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    If you began typing in this Microsoft Word document, your text would not be centered. By default, the text in a Word document is aligned to the left. To center the text, you would need to manually apply the center alignment formatting. Therefore, the statement "If you began typing in this Microsoft Word document, your text would be centered" is false.

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  • 26. 

    To remove a portion of text from a document, you can ___________.

    • A.

      Cut it

    • B.

      Paste it

    • C.

      Undo it

    • D.

      Redo it

    Correct Answer
    A. Cut it
    Explanation
    To remove a portion of text from a document, you can "cut it". Cutting text involves removing the selected portion from the document and placing it in the clipboard. This action allows the user to then paste the cut text elsewhere in the document or in a different document. Cutting is a common editing function used to delete or relocate text within a document.

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  • 27. 

    Different lettering designs which can be used to add variety to documents are called __________________.

    • A.

      Symbols

    • B.

      Bullets

    • C.

      Fonts

    • D.

      Hyperlinks

    Correct Answer
    C. Fonts
    Explanation
    Fonts are different lettering designs that can be used to add variety to documents. They include different styles, sizes, and weights of letters, allowing for customization and creativity in visual presentation. Fonts can enhance the overall aesthetic appeal of a document, making it more visually engaging and appealing to the reader.

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  • 28. 

    The feature that will reverse your action should you make a mistake is called __________.

    • A.

      Undo

    • B.

      Spell Check

    • C.

      Paste

    • D.

      Insert

    Correct Answer
    A. Undo
    Explanation
    Undo is the feature that allows users to reverse their actions in case of a mistake. It is commonly used in various software applications to revert changes made by the user, such as deleting or modifying text, moving or deleting files, or applying formatting. By selecting the "Undo" option, the previous action is undone, restoring the content or state to its previous condition. This feature provides flexibility and helps users correct errors without having to redo their work from scratch.

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  • 29. 

    This command creates a duplicate of a selection and saves it to the clipboard.

    • A.

      Cut

    • B.

      Paste

    • C.

      Copy

    • D.

      Print

    Correct Answer
    C. Copy
    Explanation
    The command "Copy" creates a duplicate of a selection and saves it to the clipboard. This allows the user to easily duplicate content without removing it from its original location. The copied content can then be pasted into another location or document.

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  • 30. 

    When your text is lined up on your right margin, you could say that it is _______________.

    • A.

      Poetry

    • B.

      Right Aligned

    • C.

      Centered

    • D.

      Horizontal

    Correct Answer
    B. Right Aligned
    Explanation
    When your text is lined up on your right margin, it is referred to as "Right Aligned". This means that all the lines of text are aligned along the right margin, creating a straight edge on the right side of the text. This formatting style is commonly used in documents such as formal letters, resumes, or legal documents to create a neat and organized appearance.

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  • 31. 

    Font size is measured in __________.

    • A.

      Centimeters

    • B.

      Bytes

    • C.

      Points

    • D.

      Inches

    Correct Answer
    C. Points
    Explanation
    Font size is measured in points. Points are a unit of measurement commonly used in typography to determine the size of a font. One point is equal to 1/72 of an inch. This measurement system allows for consistent and precise font sizing across different mediums, such as print and digital.

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  • 32. 

    A table is a grid into which data can be entered.  It is made up of ___________.

    • A.

      Rows

    • B.

      Columns

    • C.

      Both a & b

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Both a & b
    Explanation
    A table is made up of both rows and columns. Rows are horizontal lines in a table that contain data, while columns are vertical lines that organize the data into different categories. Therefore, the correct answer is both a & b.

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