How Much Do You Know About MS Word Application?

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How Much Do You Know About MS Word Application? - Quiz

Microsoft Word often termed as MS-Word, is a word processing program which was developed by Microsoft for typing, creating, and saving documents. It was developed by Charles Simonyi and Richard Brodie and was launched in 1983 and has been updated numerous times. This quiz has been designed to test your knowledge about the different tools and features of MS- Word and shortcut keys. Read the questions carefully and answer. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the definition of FONT?

    • A.

      Word formatting

    • B.

      Designs of type

    • C.

      Italicize

    • D.

      Typesetting

    Correct Answer
    B. Designs of type
    Explanation
    The definition of FONT refers to "designs of type". Fonts are specific styles or designs of typefaces that are used to display text. They include various characteristics such as size, weight, and style (e.g., bold, italic, etc.). Fonts are essential in visual communication as they help convey the tone, mood, and overall aesthetic of written content.

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  • 2. 

    To change the font on a Word document, you would need to click on the _____________ toolbar.

    • A.

      Tools

    • B.

      View

    • C.

      Formatting

    • D.

      Edit

    Correct Answer
    C. Formatting
    Explanation
    To change the font on a Word document, you would need to click on the "Formatting" toolbar. The Formatting toolbar contains various options and settings related to the appearance of the text, including font style, size, color, and formatting options like bold, italic, and underline. By clicking on the Formatting toolbar, you can access these options and make changes to the font of your document.

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  • 3. 

    Emphasizes text with color.

    • A.

      Formatting

    • B.

      Viewing

    • C.

      Selecting

    • D.

      Highlighting

    Correct Answer
    D. Highlighting
    Explanation
    The given options suggest different actions related to text. Emphasizing text with color is a way to highlight important information and make it stand out. This can be useful for drawing attention to specific details or for organizing and categorizing information. Therefore, the correct answer is "Highlighting".

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  • 4. 

    The predefined set of formatting options that have been named and saved.

    • A.

      Style

    • B.

      Format

    • C.

      View

    • D.

      Toolbar

    Correct Answer
    A. Style
    Explanation
    The term "style" refers to a predefined set of formatting options that have been named and saved. Styles allow users to apply consistent formatting to text, such as font size, color, and alignment, throughout a document. By using styles, users can easily apply and modify formatting across multiple sections of a document, saving time and ensuring consistency in the document's appearance.

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  • 5. 

    Controls the amount of space between each letter.

    • A.

      Toolbar

    • B.

      Character spacing

    • C.

      Drawing toolbar

    • D.

      Options spacing

    Correct Answer
    B. Character spacing
    Explanation
    Character spacing refers to the adjustment of the space between each letter in a text. It allows the user to control the amount of space between characters, which can be increased or decreased based on their preference. This feature is commonly found in word processing software and design programs, enabling users to customize the appearance and readability of their text. The other options mentioned, such as toolbar, drawing toolbar, and options spacing, do not relate to the given statement and are therefore incorrect.

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  • 6. 

    Font size is measure in ______________________.

    • A.

      Height

    • B.

      Width

    • C.

      Points

    • D.

      Numbers

    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 fonts. The point size refers to the height of the characters in a font, with one point equal to 1/72 of an inch. This measurement allows for consistency and precision when specifying the size of text in printed materials or digital designs.

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  • 7. 

    Pictures that illustrate the meaning of the text and make the document more attractive.

    • A.

      Diagrams

    • B.

      Clip Art

    • C.

      Graphics

    • D.

      Charts

    Correct Answer
    C. Graphics
    Explanation
    Graphics are visual elements such as pictures, diagrams, clip art, and charts that are used to illustrate the meaning of the text and make the document more attractive. They enhance the visual appeal of the document and help to convey information in a more engaging and understandable way. Graphics can include images, illustrations, or visual representations that support and complement the text, making it easier for the reader to grasp the concepts being presented.

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  • 8. 

    Single, double, or thick dotted lines that appear around words or paragraphs.

    • A.

      Text Box

    • B.

      Drawing

    • C.

      Toolbar

    • D.

      Border

    Correct Answer
    D. Border
    Explanation
    Borders are lines that can be added around words or paragraphs to separate them from the rest of the content. They can be single, double, or thick dotted lines, and are commonly used to highlight or emphasize certain parts of a document. Borders can be added using various tools or options, such as the Border feature in a toolbar or the Drawing feature in a text box.

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  • 9. 

    Adding colour, greys, or patterns to lines or paragraphs to emphasize text.

    • A.

      Borders

    • B.

      Shading

    • C.

      Highlighting

    • D.

      Selecting

    Correct Answer
    B. Shading
    Explanation
    Shading refers to the technique of adding color, greys, or patterns to lines or paragraphs in order to emphasize text. This can be done by applying a background color or pattern to the text, making it stand out from the rest of the content. Shading is commonly used in documents or presentations to draw attention to important information or to create visual hierarchy.

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  • 10. 

    Highlighting a block of text.

    • A.

      Text Box

    • B.

      Highlighting

    • C.

      Selecting

    • D.

      Drawing

    Correct Answer
    C. Selecting
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Selecting". This is because highlighting a block of text typically involves selecting the desired text before applying the highlighting feature. The other options mentioned, such as "Text Box", "Drawing", and "Highlighting", do not directly involve the action of selecting specific text.

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  • 11. 

    Allows you to display hidden formatting characters.

    • A.

      Show/Hide

    • B.

      Display

    • C.

      Formatting Characters

    • D.

      Display Characters

    Correct Answer
    A. Show/Hide
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Show/Hide" because this option allows you to display hidden formatting characters. By selecting this option, you can reveal characters such as spaces, tabs, and paragraph marks that are otherwise hidden in the document. This can be useful for troubleshooting formatting issues or understanding the structure of the document.

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  • 12. 

    The delete key deletes characters to the ________________ of the insertion point?

    Correct Answer
    Right, right, RIGHT
    Explanation
    The delete key deletes characters to the right of the insertion point.

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  • 13. 

    What key on your keyboard can you push to activate overtype?

    Correct Answer
    insert, Insert, INSERT
    Explanation
    The key on the keyboard that can be pushed to activate overtype is the "Insert" key. This key allows the user to toggle between the insert mode and the overtype mode while typing. In the insert mode, new characters are inserted at the cursor position, pushing existing text forward. In the overtype mode, new characters replace the existing text at the cursor position. The answer includes different variations of the word "insert" in different cases, highlighting that the key can be activated regardless of the case sensitivity.

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  • 14. 

    What would you click if you wanted to reverse a recent action?

    Correct Answer
    undo, UNDO, Undo
    Explanation
    To reverse a recent action, you would click on the "undo" option. This option is commonly represented by the word "undo" or sometimes in uppercase as "UNDO" or "Undo". Clicking on this option will revert the previous action and restore the previous state or content.

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  • 15. 

    A temporary storage place in the computer's memory.

    Correct Answer
    clipboard, Clipboard, CLIPBOARD
    Explanation
    The correct answer is clipboard, Clipboard, CLIPBOARD. The question is asking for a term that refers to a temporary storage place in a computer's memory. The term "clipboard" is commonly used to describe this feature in computer systems. It allows users to temporarily store data or information that can be easily accessed and transferred between different applications or documents. The variations in capitalization (Clipboard, CLIPBOARD) are likely included to account for different ways the term may be represented or referenced in different systems or software.

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  • 16. 

    Removes text from a document and places it on the clipboard.

    • A.

      Cut

    • B.

      Copy

    • C.

      Paste

    • D.

      Format

    Correct Answer
    A. Cut
    Explanation
    Cut is the correct answer because it refers to the action of removing text from a document and placing it on the clipboard. When you cut text, it is temporarily stored in the clipboard and can then be pasted into another location. This is a common function in word processing programs and allows users to easily move or duplicate text within a document or between different documents.

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  • 17. 

    Allows you to skip to a particular part of a document.

    Correct Answer
    go to, Go to, GO TO
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "go to, Go to, GO TO" because these are the commands or phrases that allow you to skip to a specific part of a document. By using the "go to" command, you can navigate directly to the desired section or location within the document, regardless of whether it is written in lowercase or uppercase letters.

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  • 18. 

    Allows you to reverse an Undo action.

    Correct Answer
    Redo, redo, REDO
    Explanation
    The given answer "Redo, redo, REDO" suggests that the action of redoing allows you to reverse an undo action. In other words, if you have undone a previous action and then realize that you want to revert back to that action, you can use the redo function to bring it back. The repetition of "redo" in uppercase letters emphasizes the importance and significance of this action.

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  • 19. 

    What command would you use if you needed to change a word in your document to another word?

    Correct Answer
    Find and Replace, FIND AND REPLACE
    Explanation
    The Find and Replace command is used to search for a specific word or phrase in a document and replace it with another word or phrase. This command is commonly used when you want to make a global change in your document, such as replacing a particular word throughout the entire document. By using the Find and Replace command, you can quickly and efficiently make changes to your document without having to manually search for and replace each occurrence of the word.

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  • 20. 

    Using the keyboard only, which buttons would you press to select the entire document?

    • A.

      CTRL A

    • B.

      CTRL O

    • C.

      CTRL F

    • D.

      CTRL M

    Correct Answer
    A. CTRL A
    Explanation
    To select the entire document using only the keyboard, you would press the CTRL key and the A key simultaneously. This keyboard shortcut is commonly used in various applications and text editors to highlight or select all the content in a document or text field. By pressing CTRL A, you can quickly and efficiently select the entire document without the need for manual highlighting or scrolling.

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