# Microsoft Word: Creating And Formatting Tables! True Or False Quiz

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This right or false quiz is on Microsoft Word Creating and Formatting Tables! Word is one of the most used Microsoft software, and it enables a user to write, edit, and save a text.

• 1.

### What are the horizontal sections of a table called?

• A.

Columns

• B.

Cells

• C.

Rows

C. Rows
Explanation
The horizontal sections of a table are called rows. Rows are used to organize and display data in a tabular format. Each row typically represents a separate record or entry in the table, with each cell within the row containing specific data related to that record. By dividing the table into rows, it becomes easier to read and understand the information presented in the table.

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• 2.

### It is possible to shade a cell, many cells, or the entire table.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The statement is explaining that it is possible to shade a cell, multiple cells, or the entire table. This implies that shading options are available for different levels of granularity within the table, allowing users to highlight specific cells or sections as needed. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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• 3.

### It is possible to create a border on only one side of a cell.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
It is possible to create a border on only one side of a cell by using CSS. By specifying the border properties for individual sides (such as border-left, border-right, etc.), it is possible to create a border on only one side of the cell while leaving the other sides without a border. This can be useful in creating specific designs or layouts for tables or grids where only certain sides need to be emphasized.

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• 4.

### To adjust column widths using a specific measurement, one would:

• A.

Drag the column marker on the ruler

• B.

Use the table properties dialogue box

• C.

Drag a vertical line on the column

• D.

Use the Auto Fit feature

B. Use the table properties dialogue box
Explanation
To adjust column widths using a specific measurement, one would use the table properties dialogue box. This dialogue box allows the user to specify the exact width of the column, ensuring precise adjustments. By accessing the table properties, the user can input the desired measurement, such as inches or centimeters, and apply it to the selected column. This method provides a more accurate and controlled approach to adjusting column widths compared to other options like dragging the column marker on the ruler, dragging a vertical line, or using the Auto Fit feature.

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• 5.

### By default, the grids on a table will automatically print out.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The statement is true because by default, the grids on a table will automatically print out. This means that when you print a table, the gridlines that separate the cells will be visible on the printed version. However, it is important to note that this default setting can be changed, and you have the option to hide the gridlines when printing a table if desired.

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• 6.

### The rows and columns of a table intersect to form a grid, made up of small boxes called cells.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The given statement is true. In a table, the rows and columns intersect to create a grid. This grid is composed of individual cells, which are small boxes that contain data or information. Therefore, the statement accurately describes the structure of a table.

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• 7.

### To format a table or any object for that matter, one would:

• A.

Double click on the table/object

• B.

Right click on the outer edge of the table/object

• C.

A only

• D.

A or B

D. A or B
Explanation
To format a table or any object, one can either double click on the table/object or right click on the outer edge of the table/object. Both actions will allow the user to access formatting options for the table/object.

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• 8.

### Converting multiple cells into a single cell is called "splitting the cell".

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement is false because converting multiple cells into a single cell is actually called "merging the cells" rather than "splitting the cell".

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• 9.

### When creating a table, the columns automatically adjust to fit between the left and right margins.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
When creating a table, the columns automatically adjust to fit between the left and right margins. This means that the width of the columns will be adjusted automatically to ensure that the table fits within the specified margins. This feature helps in maintaining a visually pleasing and organized layout for the table. Therefore, the statement "True" is the correct answer.

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• 10.

### One can remove the gridlines from a table.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
It is possible to remove the gridlines from a table. Gridlines are the horizontal and vertical lines that separate the cells in a table. By adjusting the table settings or formatting options, one can choose to hide or remove these gridlines, giving the table a cleaner and more streamlined appearance.

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• 11.

### To select an entire column (not the entire table) one would simply position their pointer just above the column and click when the pointer changes to a downward-pointing arrow.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
To select an entire column in a table, one can position their pointer just above the desired column and click when the pointer changes to a downward-pointing arrow. This indicates that the column will be selected. This method allows for easy and efficient selection of specific columns without selecting the entire table.

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• 12.

### It is possible to include a border on only one side of a cell, range of cells or even an entire table.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
In HTML and CSS, it is possible to apply border styles to individual sides of a cell, range of cells, or an entire table. This can be achieved by using the border property and specifying which side(s) of the element should have a border. By setting the appropriate values, such as border-top, border-bottom, border-left, or border-right, a border can be applied to only one side of the element. Therefore, it is true that it is possible to include a border on only one side of a cell, range of cells, or even an entire table.

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• 13.

### It is possible to convert a table into tabbed columns and vice versa.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
Tables and tabbed columns are both common ways of organizing and presenting data. It is possible to convert a table into tabbed columns by rearranging the data and formatting it accordingly. Similarly, it is also possible to convert tabbed columns into a table by reorganizing the data and adjusting the formatting. Therefore, the statement is true.

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