Office Basics Quiz 1

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First quiz for Office Basics in Mr. Campbell's class


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    This device is connected to the computer by a long thin cord and allow you to select items on the screen.

    • A.

      Access key

    • B.

      Mini toolbar

    • C.

      Mouse

    • D.

      Ribbon

    • E.

      Task pane

    Correct Answer
    C. Mouse
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "mouse" because it is a device that is connected to the computer by a long thin cord and allows the user to select items on the screen. The mouse typically has buttons and a scrolling wheel that can be used to navigate and interact with the computer's graphical user interface.

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  • 2. 

    These menus are useful for quickly accessing commands related to the current task.

    • A.

      Dialog box

    • B.

      Icon

    • C.

      Quick access toolbar

    • D.

      Shortcut menu

    • E.

      Task pane

    Correct Answer
    D. Shortcut menu
    Explanation
    Shortcut menus are useful for quickly accessing commands related to the current task. Shortcut menus typically appear when you right-click on an object or area in a software application. They provide a convenient way to access commonly used commands without having to navigate through multiple menus or toolbars. By right-clicking, users can access a context-specific menu that displays relevant options and actions, making it easier and more efficient to perform tasks. Shortcut menus are a valuable feature in many software applications, allowing users to access commands quickly and streamline their workflow.

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  • 3. 

    This holds commands organized on tabs.

    • A.

      Access keys

    • B.

      Dialog box

    • C.

      Office button

    • D.

      Quick access toobar

    • E.

      Ribbon

    Correct Answer
    E. Ribbon
    Explanation
    The ribbon is the correct answer because it is a user interface element in Microsoft Office applications that holds commands organized on tabs. The ribbon is designed to make it easier for users to find and use the various features and functions of the software. It replaces the traditional menu and toolbar system with a more visually appealing and intuitive interface.

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  • 4. 

    If some part of a document is not visible on the screen, it is often necessary to ______________ up or down to see the rest of it.

    • A.

      Icon

    • B.

      Mouse

    • C.

      Ribbon

    • D.

      Scroll

    • E.

      Toggle

    Correct Answer
    D. Scroll
    Explanation
    When some part of a document is not visible on the screen, the action of moving the visible portion of the document either upwards or downwards is known as scrolling. This allows the user to view the hidden content by navigating through the document using the scroll feature on a computer or mobile device. The other options listed, such as icon, mouse, ribbon, and toggle, do not pertain to the action of moving the visible portion of a document on the screen.

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  • 5. 

    Click this to display a menu of commands for managing documents or files.

    • A.

      Access key

    • B.

      Dialog box

    • C.

      Mini toolbar

    • D.

      Office button

    • E.

      Quick access toolbar

    Correct Answer
    E. Quick access toolbar
    Explanation
    The quick access toolbar is a feature in Microsoft Office that provides easy access to commonly used commands. It is a customizable toolbar located at the top of the application window. By clicking on it, a menu of commands for managing documents or files is displayed, allowing users to quickly perform actions such as saving, printing, or formatting. This feature enhances productivity by reducing the time and effort required to access frequently used functions.

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  • 6. 

    This is always available in the upper left corner of the screen and offers buttons for common operations,

    • A.

      Access key

    • B.

      Dialog box

    • C.

      Mini toolbar

    • D.

      Office button

    • E.

      Quick access toolbar

    Correct Answer
    D. Office button
    Explanation
    The Office button is the correct answer because it is always available in the upper left corner of the screen and offers buttons for common operations. It is typically found in Microsoft Office applications and serves as a central hub for accessing various functions and features within the program.

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  • 7. 

    This appears when you rest the mouse pointer on selected text or data that can be formatted.

    • A.

      Dialog box

    • B.

      Mini toolbar

    • C.

      Ribbon

    • D.

      Shortcut

    • E.

      Task pane

    Correct Answer
    B. Mini toolbar
    Explanation
    When you rest the mouse pointer on selected text or data that can be formatted, a mini toolbar appears. This mini toolbar provides quick access to commonly used formatting options such as font style, font size, bold, italic, underline, etc. It allows users to easily format the selected text or data without having to go to the main ribbon or menu options. The mini toolbar is a convenient and time-saving feature that enhances the user experience by providing easy access to formatting options.

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  • 8. 

    This is a window used to select options that affect the way the program executes a command.

    • A.

      Dialog box

    • B.

      Mini toolbar

    • C.

      Ribbon

    • D.

      Scroll

    • E.

      Toggle

    Correct Answer
    A. Dialog box
    Explanation
    A dialog box is a window that allows the user to select options that will affect the way a program executes a command. It typically appears as a separate window on top of the main program window and presents the user with a series of choices or settings. The dialog box is used to gather information or confirm actions before proceeding with a command. It provides a convenient way for the user to interact with the program and customize its behavior.

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  • 9. 

    This area usually appears on the side of an Office 2007 window and is used to access certain program features.

    • A.

      Dialog box

    • B.

      Icon

    • C.

      Ribbon

    • D.

      Scroll

    • E.

      Task pane

    Correct Answer
    E. Task pane
    Explanation
    The task pane is a feature in Office 2007 that appears on the side of the window and allows users to access specific program features. It provides quick access to tools, options, and commands related to the current task or document. The task pane is designed to enhance productivity by providing easy access to commonly used features without the need to navigate through menus or search for specific commands.

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  • 10. 

    Use this to select commands with the keyboard.

    • A.

      Access key

    • B.

      Dialog box

    • C.

      Icon

    • D.

      Mouse

    • E.

      Toggle

    Correct Answer
    A. Access key
    Explanation
    An access key is a feature that allows users to select commands or options using the keyboard instead of the mouse. It provides a shortcut for users who prefer keyboard navigation or have difficulty using a mouse. By pressing a specific key or combination of keys, the user can quickly access a specific command or option without having to navigate through menus or click on icons with the mouse. Therefore, the correct answer is "access key."

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