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Read each question carefully, then click on the correct multiple choice response.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A font is ___.

    • A.

      A capital letter.

    • B.

      A style of text, letters and characters.

    • C.

      A lower case letter.

    Correct Answer
    B. A style of text, letters and characters.
    Explanation
    A font refers to the style of text, letters, and characters used in written or printed material. It includes the design, size, and appearance of the characters, such as their shape, thickness, and spacing. Fonts can range from bold and decorative to simple and elegant, and they play a crucial role in enhancing the readability and visual appeal of written content.

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  • 2. 

    A standard font size would be ___.

    • A.

      8

    • B.

      14

    • C.

      30

    Correct Answer
    B. 14
    Explanation
    A standard font size would typically be 14. This is because 14 is considered a legible and readable size for most people, providing a good balance between being large enough to easily read and small enough to fit a reasonable amount of text on a page.

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  • 3. 

    To center something you should ___.

    • A.

      Use the center button.

    • B.

      Use the spacebar.

    • C.

      Backspace.

    Correct Answer
    A. Use the center button.
    Explanation
    To center something, you should use the center button. This button is specifically designed to align text or objects in the center of a document or page. It ensures that the content is evenly distributed and visually balanced. Using the spacebar or backspace may not provide the desired center alignment as they are not specifically designed for this purpose.

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  • 4. 

    What do you do if spell check brings your attention to a name you have spelled correctly?

    • A.

      Click the Change button.

    • B.

      Click the Ignore button.

    • C.

      Exit.

    Correct Answer
    B. Click the Ignore button.
    Explanation
    If spell check brings your attention to a name you have spelled correctly, you should click the Ignore button. This means that you are acknowledging that the name is spelled correctly and you do not want spell check to continue flagging it as an error.

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  • 5. 

    You want to use the writing processor and Internet at the same time. Is that possible?

    • A.

      Absolutely. Use the taskbar to go back and forth.

    • B.

      Sorry, that's not possible.

    • C.

      It's possible but only at school.

    Correct Answer
    A. Absolutely. Use the taskbar to go back and forth.
    Explanation
    It is possible to use the writing processor and the Internet at the same time by using the taskbar to switch between the two. The taskbar allows you to easily switch between open applications and windows, so you can have both the writing processor and the Internet browser open and switch between them as needed.

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  • 6. 

    Where are your files located? 

    • A.

      The "C" drive

    • B.

      The "H" drive

    • C.

      My Computer

    Correct Answer
    B. The "H" drive
  • 7. 

     Which key do you press to get one capital letter?

    • A.

      Ctrl

    • B.

      Caps Lock

    • C.

      The "shift" key

    Correct Answer
    C. The "shift" key
    Explanation
    The "shift" key is used to get one capital letter. When the shift key is pressed along with a letter key, it capitalizes the letter. This allows users to easily switch between lowercase and uppercase letters while typing.

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  • 8. 

    8. When do you use "save as"?

    • A.

      Anytime

    • B.

      The first time you create a document

    • C.

      Never

    Correct Answer
    B. The first time you create a document
    Explanation
    "Save as" is used for the first time you create a document. This option allows you to save the document with a new name or in a different file format, while keeping the original document intact. It is commonly used when you want to create a duplicate of the document or save it in a different location, without overwriting the original version.

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  • 9. 

     How do you properly shut down the computer?

    • A.

      Press the large button on the tower

    • B.

      Click Start then Shut Down

    • C.

      Ctrl + Alt + Delete

    Correct Answer
    B. Click Start then Shut Down
    Explanation
    To properly shut down the computer, you should click on the Start button, which is typically located in the bottom left corner of the screen, and then select the Shut Down option from the menu that appears. This will initiate the proper shutdown process, allowing the computer to close all running programs and processes before turning off. Pressing the large button on the tower or using the Ctrl + Alt + Delete shortcut may not safely shut down the computer and could potentially result in data loss or system damage.

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  • 10. 

    What is your user name?

    • A.

      Last name, first initial and your number

    • B.

      First name, last initial and your number

    • C.

      First initial, last name and your number

    Correct Answer
    A. Last name, first initial and your number
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Last name, first initial and your number." This format suggests that the user name should be composed of the last name followed by the first initial, and then the number. This format ensures a unique and identifiable user name.

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  • 11. 

    What was your favorite thing about technology this year?

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