PowerPoint Test - Spring 2012 - Part 1

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  • 1. 

    ________________ allows you to point to a gallery choice and see its effect in the document.

    • A.

      Active tab

    • B.

      Quick Access Preview

    • C.

      Live Preview

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Live Preview
    Explanation
    Live Preview allows you to point to a gallery choice and see its effect in the document. This feature is commonly used in software applications, such as Microsoft Office, where users can preview the formatting or style changes before applying them to the actual document. With Live Preview, users can visually assess the impact of their choices without making permanent changes, ensuring that they make the right decision before applying any modifications.

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  • 2. 

    The _________ introduces the presentation to the audience.

    • A.

      Title slide

    • B.

      Home page

    • C.

      Active tab

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Title slide
    Explanation
    The title slide is the first slide in a presentation and serves as an introduction to the audience. It typically includes the title of the presentation, the name of the presenter, and any other relevant information. The purpose of the title slide is to provide an overview of what the presentation will be about and to grab the attention of the audience.

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  • 3. 

    When you change the layout of a slide, PowerPoint ________ the text and objects.

    • A.

      Deletes

    • B.

      Retains or keeps

    • C.

      Copies

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Retains or keeps
    Explanation
    When you change the layout of a slide in PowerPoint, the program retains or keeps the text and objects on the slide. This means that when you switch to a different layout, the content you have already added to the slide will remain in place. It allows you to easily experiment with different layouts without losing any of the information you have already added to the slide.

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  • 4. 

    The default slide orientation for PowerPoint is:

    • A.

      Landscape

    • B.

      Portrait

    • C.

      Content layout

    • D.

      Title slide layout

    Correct Answer
    A. Landscape
    Explanation
    The default slide orientation for PowerPoint is landscape. This means that the slides are wider than they are tall, with a width greater than the height. Landscape orientation is commonly used for presentations as it allows for more content to be displayed horizontally on the slide, making it easier for the audience to read and follow along. It also provides a wider canvas for incorporating images, charts, and other visual elements.

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  • 5. 

    The ___________ is the strip of buttons across the top of the main window.

    • A.

      Contextual menu

    • B.

      Office Button

    • C.

      Ribbon

    • D.

      Task manager

    Correct Answer
    C. Ribbon
    Explanation
    The ribbon is the strip of buttons across the top of the main window. It is a user interface element that contains various tabs, each of which represents a different set of commands or functions. The ribbon is commonly used in software applications, particularly in productivity suites like Microsoft Office, to provide easy access to frequently used features and tools. It helps users navigate and perform tasks efficiently within the application.

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  • 6. 

    ______________ displays small or thumbnail versions of all your slides, arranged in horizontal rows to make it easier to rearrange slides.

    • A.

      Normal view

    • B.

      Outline view

    • C.

      Slide sorter view

    • D.

      Notes pages view

    Correct Answer
    C. Slide sorter view
    Explanation
    Slide sorter view displays small or thumbnail versions of all your slides, arranged in horizontal rows. This view is helpful for quickly rearranging slides in a presentation. It allows you to easily see the overall structure of your presentation and make changes to the slide order.

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  • 7. 

    These are visual movements to the slides as they change one to another

    • A.

      Slide transitions

    • B.

      Custom animation

    • C.

      Hyperlinks

    • D.

      Layouts

    Correct Answer
    A. Slide transitions
    Explanation
    Slide transitions refer to the visual movements that occur when one slide changes to another in a presentation. These transitions can include effects such as fading, sliding, or zooming, which help to make the presentation more visually engaging and smooth. By using slide transitions, presenters can create a seamless flow between slides, enhancing the overall impact and professional appearance of the presentation.

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  • 8. 

    _________________ are visual effects applied to individual items such as graphics or bullet points.

    • A.

      Slide transitions

    • B.

      Custom animation

    • C.

      Hyperlinks

    • D.

      Custom layouts

    Correct Answer
    B. Custom animation
    Explanation
    Custom animation refers to the visual effects that are applied to individual items such as graphics or bullet points in a presentation. It allows for the customization of how these elements appear, move, or change on the slide. This feature enhances the visual appeal and engagement of the presentation by adding dynamic and interactive effects to specific elements. Slide transitions, on the other hand, refer to the effects applied to the entire slide when transitioning from one slide to another. Hyperlinks are clickable elements that direct the audience to another location or resource. Custom layouts refer to pre-designed slide templates with specific arrangements of content placeholders.

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  • 9. 

    These are things that visual aids can do except:

    • A.

      Improve communication effectiveness

    • B.

      Improve audience's perceptions of the presenter

    • C.

      Improve the speaker's confidence

    • D.

      Improve the speaker's articulation of words

    Correct Answer
    D. Improve the speaker's articulation of words
    Explanation
    Visual aids, such as slides or charts, can enhance communication effectiveness by providing visual support and making information more understandable. They can also improve the audience's perceptions of the presenter by making the presentation more engaging and professional. Additionally, visual aids can boost the speaker's confidence by providing a visual reference and reducing the need for memorization. However, visual aids cannot directly improve the speaker's articulation of words, as this is primarily dependent on the speaker's vocal skills and clarity of speech.

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  • 10. 

    What does the 7 x 7 rule mean?

    • A.

      At least seven lines on a slide and seven words on each line

    • B.

      No more than seven lines on a slide and seven words on each line

    • C.

      No more than seven words on a slide

    • D.

      No more than seven slides and seven pictures in a presentation

    Correct Answer
    B. No more than seven lines on a slide and seven words on each line
    Explanation
    The 7 x 7 rule means that there should be no more than seven lines on a slide and no more than seven words on each line. This guideline helps to ensure that slides are not overloaded with text, making them more visually appealing and easier for the audience to read and understand. By limiting the amount of text on each slide, presenters are encouraged to focus on key points and use visuals to enhance their message.

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  • 11. 

    These are all invalid characters when creating a filename except:

    • A.

      &

    • B.

      ?

    • C.

      *

    • D.

      /

    Correct Answer
    A. &
    Explanation
    The characters &, ?, *, and / are all invalid when creating a filename, except for the character &. The ampersand (&) is a valid character that can be used in a filename. However, the question does not specify which character is valid, so it is assumed that all the characters listed are invalid except for &.

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  • 12. 

    These are all rules to follow when formatting text on a slide except:

    • A.

      Be sure to use dark fonts on dark backgrounds

    • B.

      Avoid using all capital letters on bullet points

    • C.

      Avoid text with a font size less than 24 point

    • D.

      Make careful colorful choices

    Correct Answer
    A. Be sure to use dark fonts on dark backgrounds
    Explanation
    When formatting text on a slide, it is important to ensure that the text is easily readable. Using dark fonts on dark backgrounds would make the text difficult to read. Therefore, this is a rule that should be followed, making it the exception in this case.

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