Resourcing Assistant Computer Testing

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Resourcing Assistant Computer Testing - Quiz



This exercise is intended to gauge your knowledge of basic computer skills and Microsoft Office.

Throughout your day-to-duties with Retail Human Resources, you will be expected to use programmes including Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.


You will have 10 minutes to complete this exercise.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In Microsoft Word, how would you indent the first line of a paragraph?

    • A.

      Type 5 spaces at the beginning of the paragraph

    • B.

      Type a tab at the beginning of the paragraph

    • C.

      Copy and paste 5 spaces at the beginning of each paragraph

    • D.

      Click 'File' and then 'Indent'

    Correct Answer
    B. Type a tab at the beginning of the paragraph
    Explanation
    To indent the first line of a paragraph in Microsoft Word, you would type a tab at the beginning of the paragraph. This action will move the entire paragraph slightly to the right, creating an indentation for the first line.

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  • 2. 

    How would you open a file such as Microsoft Word if there were no icons on the desktop?

    • A.

      Right click to reveal all icons

    • B.

      Restart the computer

    • C.

      It is not possible to open a file without the desktop icon

    • D.

      Click the 'Start' button and select the file from the menu

    Correct Answer
    D. Click the 'Start' button and select the file from the menu
    Explanation
    To open a file such as Microsoft Word when there are no icons on the desktop, you can click the 'Start' button on the computer and then select the file from the menu. The 'Start' button usually provides access to the list of installed programs and files, allowing you to navigate through the menu and find the desired file to open. This method does not require any icons on the desktop and is a common way to access files and programs on a computer.

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  • 3. 

    Can you attach a Microsoft Word document to an email message?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Only to certain email addresses

    • D.

      It depends on what type of Microsoft Word file it is

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Yes, you can attach a Microsoft Word document to an email message. Email services typically allow users to attach various types of files, including Word documents, to their messages. This allows the recipient to download and open the document on their own device.

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  • 4. 

    What does the 'Reply All' email function in Microsoft Outlook do?

    • A.

      This function is not available in Microsoft Outlook

    • B.

      It will reply only to the sender of the message

    • C.

      It will send a reply to your whole address book

    • D.

      It will generate a reply to all recipients of the message

    Correct Answer
    D. It will generate a reply to all recipients of the message
    Explanation
    The 'Reply All' email function in Microsoft Outlook allows the user to generate a reply to all recipients of the message. This means that when the user selects 'Reply All', their response will be sent to everyone who received the original message, including the sender and any other recipients. This is useful when the user wants to respond to a group email or keep everyone in the conversation loop.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the below is the correct format for an email address?

    Correct Answer
    A. [email protected]
    Explanation
    The correct format for an email address is "[email protected]". This format follows the standard structure of an email address, which includes a username (resourcingassistant) followed by the @ symbol and the domain name (rhr.co.uk).

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  • 6. 

    'Desktop' is a computer term which refers to what?

    • A.

      A programme which a computer programmer uses

    • B.

      The desk which your computer is stationed on

    • C.

      The initial screen showing icons for folders, applications and files

    • D.

      The part of your work area where the computer monitor sits

    Correct Answer
    C. The initial screen showing icons for folders, applications and files
    Explanation
    The term "desktop" in the context of computers refers to the initial screen that appears when you start up your computer. This screen typically displays icons for folders, applications, and files, allowing you to easily access and organize your digital content. It is not related to a computer programmer's program or the physical desk where the computer is placed. The desktop is essentially the virtual workspace where you interact with your computer's operating system and launch various software and files.

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  • 7. 

    What is the keyboard short-cut for the 'Paste' function?

    • A.

      Ctrl + C

    • B.

      Alt + S

    • C.

      Ctrl + V

    • D.

      Alt + P

    Correct Answer
    C. Ctrl + V
    Explanation
    The keyboard shortcut for the 'Paste' function is Ctrl + V. This shortcut is commonly used across various applications and operating systems to paste copied or cut content into a document or field. By pressing Ctrl + V simultaneously, the content stored in the clipboard is inserted at the current cursor position.

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  • 8. 

    What is the keyboard short-cut for the 'Undo' function?

    • A.

      Ctrl + Z

    • B.

      Alt + U

    • C.

      Ctrl + U

    • D.

      Shift + Z

    Correct Answer
    A. Ctrl + Z
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ctrl + Z. This keyboard shortcut is commonly used to undo the last action performed. It allows users to revert back to a previous state or remove any changes made. This shortcut is widely supported across various software and applications, making it a convenient and efficient way to undo actions.

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  • 9. 

    Which programme would be most effective when collating and analysing a group of figures?

    • A.

      Illustrator

    • B.

      PowerPoint

    • C.

      Fireworks

    • D.

      Excel

    Correct Answer
    D. Excel
    Explanation
    Excel would be the most effective programme when collating and analysing a group of figures. Excel is a powerful spreadsheet software that allows users to organize and manipulate data in a tabular format. It provides various functions and tools for data analysis, such as sorting, filtering, and creating charts and graphs. With Excel, users can easily input and calculate numerical data, perform complex calculations, and generate reports. Therefore, Excel is the ideal choice for collating and analyzing figures as it offers a comprehensive set of features specifically designed for data analysis tasks.

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  • 10. 

    In most instances, how do you create a desktop short-cut to a programme?

    • A.

      Select 'File' and 'Short-cut'

    • B.

      Right click and select 'Create short-cut'

    • C.

      You cannot create desktop short-cuts

    • D.

      Ctrl + S

    Correct Answer
    B. Right click and select 'Create short-cut'
    Explanation
    To create a desktop shortcut to a program, the correct method is to right-click on the program and select 'Create shortcut'. This option allows users to quickly access their frequently used programs directly from the desktop, providing convenience and easy accessibility. By choosing this option, a shortcut icon is created on the desktop, allowing users to launch the program with just a single click. This method is widely used and is a common feature in most operating systems, making it a reliable and efficient way to create desktop shortcuts.

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  • 11. 

    In Outlook, what does the 'BCC' field do?

    • A.

      Sends the email to an undisclosed recipient

    • B.

      Asks the recipient to confirm when they have received the email

    • C.

      Sends the email automatically to all address book members

    • D.

      Makes all of the text in the email bold

    Correct Answer
    A. Sends the email to an undisclosed recipient
    Explanation
    The 'BCC' field in Outlook allows the sender to send the email to an undisclosed recipient. This means that the recipient's email address will not be visible to other recipients of the email. It is commonly used when sending bulk emails or when the sender wants to maintain the privacy of the recipients.

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  • 12. 

    What is the function of a browser?

    • A.

      To provide access to the internet

    • B.

      To provide access to emails in Outlook

    • C.

      To create word processed documents

    • D.

      To spell check documents in Word

    Correct Answer
    A. To provide access to the internet
    Explanation
    The function of a browser is to provide access to the internet. It allows users to search and navigate websites, view and download content, and interact with web-based applications. Browsers act as a gateway between the user and the vast resources available on the internet, enabling them to access information, communicate, and perform various online activities.

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  • 13. 

    How do you minimize or maximize a program in Windows?

    • A.

      Go to 'File' and select 'Minimise / Maximise'

    • B.

      Press the 'Ctrl' key on the keyboard

    • C.

      Go to the top right corner, and click the dash or square

    • D.

      This function cannot be done in Windows

    Correct Answer
    C. Go to the top right corner, and click the dash or square
    Explanation
    To minimize or maximize a program in Windows, you can go to the top right corner of the program window and click on either the dash or square symbol. This action will either minimize the program to the taskbar or maximize it to fill the entire screen.

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  • 14. 

    What is a .docx file?

    • A.

      An email which has been saved to the desktop

    • B.

      An image file

    • C.

      An Excel document

    • D.

      A file created in Office 2007 or newer

    Correct Answer
    D. A file created in Office 2007 or newer
    Explanation
    A .docx file is a file format that was introduced in Office 2007 and is used for creating and saving documents in Microsoft Word. It is an updated version of the .doc file format and offers enhanced features and compatibility. Therefore, the correct answer is "A file created in Office 2007 or newer."

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