MS PowerPoint Basic Exam: Quiz!

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Microsoft Powerpoint Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    PowerPoint was originally programmed for Macintosh.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Serif fonts are said to be easier to read at small point sizes. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    White background with black or dark text works much better when presented in a bright room.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Sans-serif fonts have little ticks or ‘wings’ at the end of their lines, and are usually associated with serious, business-like, intellectual content.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Sans-serif fonts are better for titles and text displayed on a screen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    An overlay also provides extra space when there is limited text area. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Avoid overwhelming your audience with a font-heavy slide.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Cough, fever, and shortness of breath are the symptoms of this new virus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Recent findings suggest that the incubation period for the new virus is 27 days, much longer than the presumed 14 days.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Doctors say that wearing face masks is a guarantee to stay COVID-19-free. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    PowerPoint can improve the clarity of your presentations and help you to illustrate your message and  _______.
    • A. 

      Dissociate your audience

    • B. 

      Engage your audience

    • C. 

      Impress your audience

    • D. 

      Illustrate your message

  • 12. 
    It is the ______________ for creating a computer-based presentation or slide show.
    • A. 

      Most downloaded

    • B. 

      Most popular application

    • C. 

      Most rated application

    • D. 

      Most widely used application

  • 13. 
    A text-heavy slide is generally good if you are giving a lecture to a group within your company and _______.
    • A. 

      Font-heavy

    • B. 

      Text-heavy

    • C. 

      Want them to focus on the the slide longer.

    • D. 

      Want them to take notes.

  • 14. 
    A short list or bullets make your audience __________.
    • A. 

      Bullets

    • B. 

      Disperse key points

    • C. 

      Exclude key points

    • D. 

      Retain key points

  • 15. 
    ___________ are generally best for PowerPoint presentations.
    • A. 

      Cursive

    • B. 

      Sans-serif

    • C. 

      Serif

    • D. 

      Slab serif

  • 16. 
    ________ provide a dark contrast from a colorful background making the text much easier to read.
    • A. 

      Images

    • B. 

      Overlays

    • C. 

      Shapes

    • D. 

      Text box

  • 17. 
    When using graphics, always use ______________.
    • A. 

      Colorful images

    • B. 

      Large images

    • C. 

      Sharp, crisp & high resolution images

    • D. 

      Pictures instead of words.

  • 18. 
    When using graphics, avoid using ______________.
    • A. 

      Blurry, pixelated & low resolution images

    • B. 

      Highly-saturated images

    • C. 

      Unrelated images

    • D. 

      Unsharp, pixelized & low resolution images

  • 19. 
    PowerPoint is used for data and _____________.
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Design

    • C. 

      Information visualization

    • D. 

      Text

  • 20. 
    Upon realizing its full potential, Microsoft _____.
    • A. 

      Purchased Forethought.

    • B. 

      Closed Forethought

    • C. 

      Purchased the rights to use PowerPoint & Forethought eventually.

    • D. 

      Purchased PowerPoint and closed Forethought eventually.

  • 21. 
    Use images, charts, graphs, videos or anything else visual to ________________.
    • A. 

      Break up the monotony of words.

    • B. 

      Make the audience appreciate graphics.

    • C. 

      Make related explanation.

    • D. 

      Promote presentation layout & design.

  • 22. 
    In addition to providing contrast, an overlay also __________.
    • A. 

      Provides extra space when there is limited text area.

    • B. 

      Gives a different color.

    • C. 

      Gives more meaning to text.

    • D. 

      Makes text appear larger.